burial

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    Extra Charge To Cremate Fat People In U.K. Town

    First it was the extra charge on airlines for very overweight people. Now comes the extra fat charge to have them cremated in a U.K. town. It was a decision made by the council of Warral in Northeastern England based on the fact the fat deceased person needs a...
  • Burger Lover Gets Buried With Whopper

    David S. Kime Jr. was a very loyal customer to the Burger King chain, so much so that his family decided to make the Manchester Township location in Pennsylvania a pit stop during the war vet’s funeral procession. “He liked his Whopper Jrs.,” said store manager Margaret Hess. “”It’s...
  • Aquamation - the alternative to burial

    New green method of burial developed

    An alternative method of burial is being offered to Australians – aquamation. The process puts the body into a stainless steel tank, then submerges it in a special liquid that aids in decomposition. The body is reduced to a slurry which can then be released into rivers or oceans,...