How we used to die; how we die now
An emergency physician's  beautifully written and agonizingly empathic account of "how we used to die" starkly contrasted with how most people die now.
Death customs
This article is about death in the different cultures around the world as well as ethical issues relating to death, such as martyrdom, suicide and euthanasia. Death refers to the permanent termination...
Death customs - Wikipedia
Filmed deaths
This category features disasters and people who have died or received fatal injuries while being filmed, videotaped, broadcast, or otherwise recorded.
Human trophy collecting
The practice of human trophy collecting involves the acquisition of human remains. The intent may be to demonstrate dominance over the deceased, such as scalp-taking or forming necklaces of human ear...
Human trophy collecting - Wikipedia
Death (personification)
The concept of Death has existed in many societies since the beginning of recorded history. In English, from the 15th century onwards, Death came to be shown as a skeletal figure carrying a large scyt...
Death (personification) - Wikipedia
How we used to die; how we die now
An emergency physician's  beautifully written and agonizingly empathic account of "how we used to die" starkly contrasted with how most people die now.
Anthropodermic bibliopegy
Anthropodermic bibliopegy is the practice of binding books in human skin. Though extremely uncommon in modern times, the technique dates back to at least the 17th century. The practice is inextricably...
Death care industry
The term death care industry refers to companies and organizations that provide services related to death: funerals, cremation or burial, and memorials. This includes for example funeral homes, coffi...
Noel Skelton
Archibald Noel Skelton (1 July 1880 - 22 November 1935) was a Scottish Unionist politician, journalist and intellectual.
The son of Sir John Skelton KCB LLD, Skelton was born on 1 July 1880 at Her...
Noel Skelton - Wikipedia
Jewish Messiah
Messiah (Hebrew: מָשִׁיחַ‎; mashiah, moshiah, mashiach, or moshiach, "anointed [one]") is a term used in the Hebrew Bible to describe priests and kings, who were traditionally anointed with holy...
Bereavement in Judaism
Bereavement in Judaism (Hebrew: אֲבֵלוּת, aveilut ; mourning) is a combination of minhag and mitzvah derived from Judaism's classical Torah and rabbinic texts. The details of observance ...
Bereavement in Judaism - Wikipedia
Teta, Alf Marra
Teta, Alf Marra (Arabic for: Grandma, A Thousand Times) is a documentary film about a feisty Beiruti grandmother.The 50-minute film was produced in 2010 as a UAE/Qatar/Lebanon co-production with the ...
Teta, Alf Marra - Wikipedia
Patsy Mink
Patsy Matsu Takemoto Mink (竹本 まつ, Takemoto Matsu, December 6, 1927 – September 28, 2002) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Hawaii. Mink was a third generation Japanese American...
Patsy Mink - Wikipedia
Ancient Egyptian funerary texts
The literature that make up the Ancient Egyptian Funerary Texts are a collection of religious documents that were used in Ancient Egypt, usually to help the spirit of the concerned person to be preser...
Cheating death
The phrase cheating death is commonly used to describe the manner in which a person avoids a possibly fatal event or who prolongs their life in spite of considerable odds. A person who cures themselve...
Dark tourism
Dark tourism (also black tourism or grief tourism) has been defined as tourism involving travel to sites historically associated with death and tragedy. More recently it was suggested that the concep...