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News item image Green Energy from Cemetery

In Spain there is plenty of sunlight but how to you make use of it? The clear answer is solar panels but there is a plot twist in the story - their location. In the city of Santa Coloma a surprising solution was reached, they realized that solar panels could be placed in the cemetery.

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News item image The World’s Most Beautiful Mummy

The world’s most beautiful mummy is located in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. The mummy is situated in a wood coffin with glass top so that visitors can view her. The body belongs to Rosalia Lombardo, who died already in 1920.

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News item image Infographics of Funeral Traditions

The UK-based funeral services company RHC Funerals has made a wonderful infographics of Funeral Traditions from all around the world. As they explain - "Many different religions are followed across certain areas of the world, each one having its own distinct characteristics. The same can be said for funeral traditions, with a stark difference in the observance of such customs from one region to the next."

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News item image Hallstatt Cemetery and House of Bones

A beautiful Austrian town, in addition to amazing sightseeing possibilities; it also has a special treat for funeral professionals. A unique cemetery and the “House of Bones”.

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News item image 15 Strangest Ways to Die

I guess everybody has heard of the story of Isadora Duncan, who loved wearing long scarfs. The last caused an automobile accident, as the scarf got stuck and broke her neck.

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News item image Maori style funeral for Jonah Lomu

A beautiful goodbye was given to a legend of sports world – Jonah Lomu. The funeral had several elements of Maori Funeral.In the ceremony there was a series of hakas to honour Jonah Lomu and in the end 40 pigeons were released.

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News item image The Coffin Calendars

The Italian company Cofani Funebri, made a calendar to promote their coffin sales. Nothing wrong about it, but what makes it more strange is their marketing tool. As in the end coffins seem to play only a sidekick part next to half naked girls. Yes, naked girls and coffins.

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