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7 Crucial Estate Planning Lessons From Famous People
The next time your family doesn’t want to discuss planning, mention one of these celebrity stories to get the conversation...
When Obituaries Get Political
These people got their political views across from beyond the grave.
10 Cute Ways To Sock Away Money
These piggy banks are full of change and awwww.
Swedish Blood Donors Texted When Their Blood Saves A Life
If you ever donated blood, you probably got a sincere thank you from the staff and a giant chocolate-chip cookie. The blood banks...
Funeral & Burial Rituals From Around The World
You could have a traditional funeral...or you could be devoured by wild birds or crushed into fancy beads.
Acronym Quiz: Estate Planning Term Or Fictitious Organizatio
Is it an eldercare term or a super villain organization? A medical document or monsters who live in sewers? Acronyms...
Does It Even Matter If Prince Had A Will?
The shocking and sudden loss of music royalty has people wondering what will become of his multi-million dollar estate.
A Reclusive Heiress, $300 Million, And A Contested Will
This is super fascinating, entertaining, and oh so very complicated. But we break it down and offer helpful lessons along the way...
Quiz: How Many Skeletons Do You Have In Your Closet?
Questionable browser history, racy photographs, and private health conditions are just a few posthumous scandals you might want...
Quiz: Guess The Movie Tombstone
Pay respects to some of the most cinematic final resting places.
Hawaii Five-0 Gives Carol Burnett A Peaceful Send Off
Her character’s journey comes to an end in the most beautiful way possible.
3 Songs About Regret That Make You Want To Hug Somebody
If you’re a parent, or remotely human, keep some tissues handy.
The 10 Most Inspiring, Confusing, And Amazing Last Requests
Going out with a bang, an “awww,” and a huh?
How 8 Popular TV Shows Confronted Death
The show must go on, just keep some tissues handy.
The 10 Biggest Inheritances Ever Left to Pets
Once a novelty, it’s now become expected for the unimaginably wealthy to leave millions to their surviving pets to ensure there’s...
Rihanna's $150,000 Funeral Lawsuit
Death Happens More Slowly Than Thought
JayWake: One Man’s Celebration of His Life
George Saunders' Advice to Graduates
The 7 Sexiest Life Insurance Policies Ever
Have you ever looked at a life insurance policy and thought "va-va-va-voom!"
Fun Mother’s Day Coupons From The Whole Family
Add some extra joy to the life of the person who gave you yours.
20 Slightly Offbeat Valentine’s Day Gifts
Perfect things for that special someone with a morbid or sassy sense of humor.
Deal Or No Deal Model Can’t Find Late Husband’s Will
Former Deal Or No Deal model Katie Cleary might get nothing from her late husband’s estate unless she finds an updated copy of...
Hawaii Five-0 Lets Carol Burnett Live
Book 'em, Planno! (Instead of Danno...we were making a planning pun...forget it...just read the awesome article now.)
Carol Burnett Faces Terminal Diagnosis On Hawaii Five-0
Dying Father Has 10-Year-Old Daughter Dress Like Bride
Shark Tank’s Mr. Wonderful Loves When People Die
When it comes to O'Leary's callous attitude on the death industry, we're out.
Modern Family Parents Don't Plan For Future; Love Mojitos
Widow Fined For Toasting Late Husband On His Grave
Drinking and cemeteries don't mix. At least not in France, according to this story on The Huffington Post.
Grey's Anatomy Health Care Proxy Dilemma
Steamiest health care proxy dilemma ever?
Creative Ideas For Decorating Headstones
New Yorker Cartoons About Death
The dry wit of New Yorker cartoons takes on the toughest topic of all: death. We picked out some of our favorites.
Movies That Make Insurance Agents Extremely Nervous
Hulk smash property insurance premiums.
Anti-Texting & Drunk Driving Campaign For Teens & Parents
Company attempts to bring awareness to teen epidemic.
This Outfit Is To Die For...and In
Who Wants To Smell Like A Funeral Home?
They must have run out of perfume scents.
New York Nursing Home Goes All Magic Mike
Typical amenities at a nursing home: meals, housekeeping, 24-hour emergency medical services, and lapdances?
The 20 Most Upbeat Songs About Death
Just because the subject matter is sad doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to rock out to it.
Warning: Don't Swallow This Hanger
Now for a very important public safety announcement: Do not swallow a hanger!
Reason #245 For An Everplan: You’re A Snake Handler
50 Shades Of Planning
Whip your plan into shape with these tips.
This Site Tells You If The Dog In The Movie Lives Or Dies
Website saves unsuspecting viewers from endless tears
Nurses Have Feelings Too, And A Good Sense Of Humor
Chilling But Effective NYC Organ Donation Advertisement
It's not often you see an ad with a corpse wearing a toe tag leaning up against a wall, but then again, New York City isn't...
35 Movie Solutions For All Your Health Care Concerns
Worried about your family’s ongoing coverage? Your access to specialty care? Experimental treatments? Luckily, these 35 movies...
Google Wants To End Death
A Time magazine cover story asks a really interesting question: “Can Google Solve Death?” The answer: No. Google can’t solve...
This Woman Wants Her Ashes Fed To Her Dog
"You want me to eat what?!?!?"
Mad Men Makes End-Of-Life Planning Elegant And Personal
Warning: There’s a major character spoiler ahead. Proceed only if you are up-to-date on the show or don’t care about spoilers.
Rich Guy Buries Million Dollar Bentley To Prove Point
Coffin Full Of Weapons Found In Florida Woods
Someone in Florida right now is probably wondering, "Where did I put that coffin filled with weapons?"
Urns and Ashes Found In Storage Locker
Auction hunter protip: Think twice before bidding on storage lockers formerly rented by funeral homes.
What Won’t You Regret On Your Deathbed?
How Funerals Are Handled In Comic Books
There’s no such thing as a simple goodbye for superheroes…
Are You Ready For Some Football Funerals?
Football isn't just a game to some. It's a way of life...and death.
9 Really Cool Alternate Uses For Caskets and Coffins
With so much craftsmanship on display with your average coffin or casket, it’s almost a shame to bury them in the earth for of...
The Best Ways To Save Family Recipes
Last year my grandmother turned 102 years old, and right before her birthday her three daughters started arguing about her...
8 Movies Where CPR Performed Miracles
Movies and medicine have a dicey history, with one insisting on maximum dramatic impact and the other insisting on "facts," "...
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Michigan Governor Signs Digital Assests Act Into Law
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder recently signed the “Fiduciary Access To Digital Assets Act” into law. What does this mean,...
Best Of 2015: 15 Things You Need To Read
Finally, an end-of-year list that has nothing to do with Star Wars. (Not that Star Wars isn't great, but enough already.)...
2014 Recap: 15 Stories You Need To Read
Finally, an end-of-year list that has nothing to do with Ebola. It’s been an eventful year so take some time to reflect...
Planning by the Numbers
How much planning have you done? How does it compare to the amount of planning done on average in this country? via...
Open Letter To Game Of Thrones Creator George R.R. Martin
Dear Mr. Martin, Now that another exhilarating season of Game of Thrones is wrapping up, we are all turning our attention...
If You Died Today, Would You Die Happy?
“How would you define a ‘successful’ life? Have you achieved it? Does ‘success’ even matter?” This was a question posed on...
What People Wear to a Funeral...on Instagram
We know that deciding what to wear to a funeral can be a challenge. To help you figure out what to wear to a funeral or...
The History of Mother's Day
This Sunday, as is tradition in the United States on the second Sunday in May, children will celebrate their mothers with...
How We Die
How did humans die in the 20th century? The folks over at Information is Beautiful asked this question, and answered it with...
How Doctors Die, Redux
Last month we brought you a story via BoingBoing that asked if doctors die differently than the rest of us. (The answer, in...
Loved to Death
The folks over at iMortuary put together this Valentine's Day infographic, featuring some truly odd facts and stories of...
Burger King Funeral
After David S. Kime Jr.'s funeral, as his family and friends made their way to the cemetery, they made a pit stop in Kime'...
How Doctors Die
Do doctors die differently than the rest of us? Maybe. Yesterday over at BoingBoing, editor Xeni Jardin shared an essay...
In today's McSweeney's Internet Tendency (a daily humor site) there's a short piece by Camille Campbell called #Eulogy. It's...
Message Of Love Transforms Game of Thrones Billboard
We came across this clever alteration of a Game of Thrones' billboard in a New York City subway station. Rather than...
Actress Tilda Swinton Isn't Afraid Of Death Or Vampires
Source: Michael Clayton, Warner Home Video While promoting her new vampire flick Only Lovers Left Alive actress Tilda...
Terminally Ill Have Permission to Die In New Mexico
If you’re a proponent for ending your life in the event of a terminal illness, the Breaking Bad state has some good news. A...
The Ultimate End-of-Life Plan
Author Katy Butler’s new book, “Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death,” which chronicles her mother’s...
Putting the "Fun" in Funeral
We're very interested in the idea of highly personalized funeral and memorial services, which is why this story caught our...
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