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Strange Things That Happened On The Way To A Funeral
Before you see a loved one off into the next life, please keep your eyes on the road.
8 Things You Need To Prepare For A Zombie Apocalypse
It doesn’t hurt to prepare yourself for the inevitable uprising of the undead.
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.
The 7 Sexiest Life Insurance Policies Ever
Have you ever looked at a life insurance policy and thought "va-va-va-voom!"
George Saunders' Advice to Graduates
JayWake: One Man’s Celebration of His Life
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...
Death Happens More Slowly Than Thought
Rihanna's $150,000 Funeral Lawsuit
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...
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.
Creative Ideas For Decorating Headstones
Grey's Anatomy Health Care Proxy Dilemma
Steamiest health care proxy dilemma ever?
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.
Modern Family Parents Don't Plan For Future; Love Mojitos
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.
Dying Father Has 10-Year-Old Daughter Dress Like Bride
Carol Burnett Faces Terminal Diagnosis On Hawaii Five-0
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.)
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 Gives Carol Burnett A Peaceful Send Off
Her character’s journey comes to an end in the most beautiful way possible.
Quiz: Guess The Movie Tombstone
Pay respects to some of the most cinematic final resting places.
You Can Get Your Tattoos Framed As Artwork After You Die
Service like "Save My Ink" and "Walls And Skin" can make sure your tats live on long after you say goodbye.
Seniors Gone Wild: 7 Crazy Stories From Nursing Homes
A walker on the wild side.
10 Funny, Thoughtful, And Extremely Clever Obituaries
Who says obituaries have to be solemn affairs? It’s your legacy, have some fun with it like these people did.
Professor Hands Out 10 Life Lessons On The Last Day Of Class
An English professor gave students more than just grammar tips on the final day of school.
Make Sure You Have A Will Before Eating One Of These Meals
We value honesty, like how all these meals are very clear in the fact that they’re trying to kill you.
10 Horribly Inappropriate Things That Happened At Funerals
The flowers could be wrong, the eulogizer might lose notecards….or someone could show up and punch the deceased in the face.
LSD Might Lessen The Anxiety Of Dying Patients
Scientists claim dropping acid can help people peacefully trip to the other side.
When Obituaries Get Political
These people got their political views across from beyond the grave.
A Radio Station That Only Plays Dead Musicians
A fitting tribute or exploitation?
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.
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.
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...
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...
10 Cute Ways To Sock Away Money
These piggy banks are full of change and awwww.
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...
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," "...
The 10 Most Inspiring, Confusing, And Amazing Last Requests
Going out with a bang, an “awww,” and a huh?
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...
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...
Are You Ready For Some Football Funerals?
Football isn't just a game to some. It's a way of life...and death.
How 8 Popular TV Shows Confronted Death
The show must go on, just keep some tissues handy.
How Funerals Are Handled In Comic Books
There’s no such thing as a simple goodbye for superheroes…
3 Songs About Regret That Make You Want To Hug Somebody
If you’re a parent, or remotely human, keep some tissues handy.
50 Shades Of Planning
Whip your plan into shape with these tips.
Reason #245 For An Everplan: You’re A Snake Handler
Warning: Don't Swallow This Hanger
Now for a very important public safety announcement: Do not swallow a hanger!
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.
New York Nursing Home Goes All Magic Mike
Typical amenities at a nursing home: meals, housekeeping, 24-hour emergency medical services, and lapdances?
Who Wants To Smell Like A Funeral Home?
They must have run out of perfume scents.
This Outfit Is To Die For...and In
Anti-Texting & Drunk Driving Campaign For Teens & Parents
Company attempts to bring awareness to teen epidemic.
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
What Won’t You Regret On Your Deathbed?
Urns and Ashes Found In Storage Locker
Auction hunter protip: Think twice before bidding on storage lockers formerly rented by funeral homes.
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?"
Rich Guy Buries Million Dollar Bentley To Prove Point
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.
This Woman Wants Her Ashes Fed To Her Dog
"You want me to eat what?!?!?"
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...
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...
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...
Movies That Make Insurance Agents Extremely Nervous
Hulk smash property insurance premiums.
From our Blog
Best Of 2017: Things We Covered That You May Have Missed
It’s actually much more than 10, but if we put the real number in the headline you might have become too overwhelmed by all...
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.)...
Holiday Gift Suggestions From The Everplans Team
What do you give family, friends, or children who have everything? Try one of the things listed below as suggested by our...
Best of 2016: 10 Things We Covered You May Have Missed
It took us an entire year to put this list together. You can read it in around 10 minutes*. (*Longer if you click all the...
Uploading Your Brain Into The Cloud
Everplans Co-Founder Adam Seifer envisions a future where everyone can back up their brain. WealthManagement.com asked...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
In today's McSweeney's Internet Tendency (a daily humor site) there's a short piece by Camille Campbell called #Eulogy. It's...
How Doctors Die
Do doctors die differently than the rest of us? Maybe. Yesterday over at BoingBoing, editor Xeni Jardin shared an essay...
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'...
Loved to Death
The folks over at iMortuary put together this Valentine's Day infographic, featuring some truly odd facts and stories of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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