Christmas Death Traditions

Christmas Death Traditions

Not all Christmas traditions are made up of wholesome carolling and milk and cookies. Cultures from around the world all have their own unique ways to celebrate Christmas, and we have rounded up some of the more macabre festive celebrations for you to enjoy! From visiting family graves, to dead birds and trapping witches in

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2019 Death Positive Holiday Gift Guide

What do you buy that special goth in your life who has everything? Is there someone who won’t stop talking about advance directives, that you suspect might be death positive? With the holidays fast approaching, here is our 2019 death positive holiday gift guide. You can check out more gift recommendations from TalkDeath here and

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How to Build Your Digital Legacy: The 5 Most Important Questions

Part Two: Building your digital legacy is an opportunity to share parts of your life that may otherwise be forgotten. So where do we start?

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Digital Legacies: Preparing for Your Digital Death

Part One: Digital Legacies: Preparing for Your Digital Death, is the first in a three part series that will be focused on Digital Legacies.

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Canada’s First Body Farm Q&A – Decomposition, Tattooed Bodies, and Solving Crime

We recently wrote about body farms (officially known as taphonomic cemeteries), which are research facilities used to study human decomposition. Canadian graduate student Emily Pecsi reached out to us to let us know that the L’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières is opening Canada’s first body farm! With some help from forensic scientist Liv Cadola, we discovered some

Forensic Body Farms: What You Need to Know

WARNING: This post about body farms contains text and images which may be disturbing to some.

More Podcasts About Death

More Podcasts About Death and Dying

100% of Americans will one day die, and 44% of those people have listened to a podcast. With the number of episodes and the number of listeners increasing on an almost exponential basis each year, podcasting is a great way to promote death positivity and death awareness.  With too many podcasts about death and dying

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The Best Podcasts About Death and Dying

Podcasting has gone mainstream. There are around 700,000 podcasts worldwide, and a total of 29 million episodes produced so far. What used to be a marginal form of media now has dozens of streaming apps, and some of the biggest players receive millions of listens every month. With a microphone, an idea and a computer, anyone

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