Sep 6, 2012 — Some birds respond to dead companions in interesting ways. Is it insightful or inappropriately anthropomorphic to conclude that these birds hold funerals? Commentator and anthropologist Barbara J. King considers this question in light of a new scientific report.
Aug 30, 2011 — Instead of being cremated or buried, advocates say dissolving bodies in a mixture of water and lye is a greener way of dealing with the dearly departed.