Meet Mori. Mori is a little skull with a big heart. Mori's full name is Memento Mori, which is Latin for "Remember you must die". Mori is here to remind us of our mortality and to encourage us to lead better lives because of it.
Want your life to be a happier one? How about a longer one? Or one in which you start saving money and live in a more organized, productive way?
Studies have shown that seriously considering one’s own death can provide the benefits listed above, plus a few more...
People are still interested in Egyptian mummies; museums featuring them draw crowds of gawkers. Though it’s been over 1600 years since the Pharaohs were mummified, there is a growing buzz about the process and how it might be an alternative to traditional burial: enter modern mummification.
It could be as simple as deciding what type of funeral service you want, or what you want done with your body. Think about it? What kind of reception or viewing you want, better yet, what kind do you not want? Who’s supposed to handle the arrangements? How will it be paid for?
It may sound morbid, but in reality this is just responsible planning.
We’ve heard it before, and seen the Facebook News headlines with incredulity: there are some really unusual ways to die! Here’s a collection of some of the most interesting ones we’ve stumbled upon in our death acceptance quest.
1. DEATH BY MOLASSES
In 1919, there was an enormous metal tank located on Commercial Street in Boston’s North End which split open throwing rivets and daggers of steel in all directions. It was also filled with almost 2 million gallons of molasses. That wave of molasses was even more deadly than than the shards of metal or a tsunami. People overtaken by the molasses couldn’t swim in it, the weight was crushing and the wave carried deadly objects that would smash into whatever or whoever was in its path.