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Nagoro The Valley of Dolls

Nagoro The Valley of Dolls

Fritz Schumann on Vimeo. Nagoro the Valley of Dolls In this remote Japanese village, residents have found a novel way to memorialize the dead. Nagoro The Valley of Dolls is a documentary film by Fritz Schumann that takes place in Nagoro on one of the four main islands of Japan. Living in a town whose residents have passed

Would You Put a QR Code on a Tombstone?

Have you ever walked through a cemetery and come across a familiar name or a historical figure and thought to yourself “I wish I could know more about this person!” ? What if you could scan a code on their tombstone and it would instantly bring you to a  page that gave you their history,

Robin Williams 1951 – 2014

Why don’t blind people skydive? It scares their dogs. On August 11th, 2014, we lost someone truly special. Robin Williams passed away after battling with severe depression. The Marin County sheriff’s office said in a statement that it “suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia.” However at this time, not much is

HONY United Nations Tour

“My happiest moments are whenever I see my mother happy.” “What’s the happiest you’ve ever seen her?” “When I was a child, some German doctors told us that I could have a surgery in Italy, and my legs would work again. She was so happy she started crying. But I never had the money to

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14 Celebrity Burial Sites You Should Visit

We love to follow the lives of celebrities as they spend their years, constantly under the spotlight. We will take any opportunity to scrutinize, praise and mock them for every decision they make, including the celebrity burial sites which they receive once they have passed away. As such, it’s no surprise that people spend lots

Yarauvi – The Jaw-dropping Necropolis of the Dead Sea

Yarauvi is like no other burial site you’ve ever seen. You’ve likely never heard of it before because it doesn’t actually exist… yet. Yarauvi is a mystical, floating necropolis of your dreams that could have the ultimate potential of becoming an international symbol of unity and peace.  Yarauvi was an architectural blueprint envisioned a few years ago

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Welcome to Facebook: The World’s Largest Digital Graveyard

What more is to be said about Facebook? Everyone has their own opinion of the social media giant. While some refuse to ever sign up, others have praised it to be the single most life-changing invention of the 21st century. How can anyone deny this fact when almost ⅕ of the world’s population has a Facebook profile? But

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Funeral Traditions Around The World (Infographic)

Cultures around the world have been practicing all types of crazy funeral rituals to memorialize their loved ones. Some funeral traditions are ancient and have been practiced for centuries, while some are brand new developments thanks to scientific advancements. From having your ashes shot out into space, to having your remains stored into a diamond,

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