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The world’s biggest graveyard

Wadi al-Salaam: the world’s biggest graveyard Translated to ‘Valley of Peace’, Wadi Al-Salaam is an Islamic cemetery in Iraq. Located near the holy city of Najaf (which is itself one of Iraq’s biggest cities), it’s population of nearly 600,00 pales in comparison to the number of deceased populating the graveyard. Having begun its operations over […]

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What happens to your debt when you die?

What happens to your debt when you die? When someone dies, their debts don’t necessarily disappear. They are often passed on to the whoever was named as executor or administrator in their will. This can make dealing with the already difficult situation of their death much more stressful. If they died without a will, like […]

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What to do in a Funeral Procession

What to do in a Funeral Procession The funeral world seems to be full of opportunities to make mistakes, just look at Japanese funerals. It feels like almost every aspect of a funeral has a proper etiquette to follow. Among the most misunderstood of these is the funeral procession. When the pace on the road […]

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1 When someone dies without a will 

When someone dies without a will When someone dies and they haven’t written a valid will, their belongings must be shared according to certain rules. What constitutes a ‘valid’ will, however, is up for some debate. A Canadian farmer once scratched his will onto the tractor that was crushing him to death, and this seemed […]

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Likely deaths from unlikely things

You’ve probably heard that coconuts are more likely to kill you than a shark is. Whether or not that’s true, is up for some debate. In a world of danger and threat, the survival of mankind has relied on instinct. Our ability to sense a dangerous situation and activate our fight-or-flight response has been the crux our […]

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What is The NAFD?

If you have searched the internet for any kind of funeral service you will surely see a number of ‘stamps-of-approval’. on their websites. At a glance these accolades can make any funeral director look prestigious and distinguished, but what do they actually mean? The NAFD One of the most spoken of names in. the funeral […]

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