Body parts from the dead are used for street signs

Metal body parts from the dead are being recycled into road signs, car parts and aircraft engines. Steel hips, plates and screws used in legs and skulls are collected after cremation and sold on – with money raised going to charity. Even metal plates from false teeth and old fillings are recovered and re-used, together … [Read the full story]

Watch funerals on the internet

Mourners can watch funerals on the internet, via a web link from a new $6 million crematorium.   And the crematorium can cope with coffins up to 1 metre wide rather than the standard 40 cm, in a bid to cope with the growing obesity problems…and of course fat Americans. This is happening in the … [Read the full story]