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The Ruriden columbarium, operated by the Koukokuji Buddhist Temple in Tokyo, is as futuristic as the capital of Japan itself. Believe it or not, this is a cemetery. The Ruriden is home to 2,046 small altars, with glass Buddha statues that correspond to drawers storing the ashes of the deceased. People can visit their beloved Continue Reading

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NEWS RELEASE SECURITY NATIONAL FINANCIAL CORPORATION REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2014 April 1, 2015 SALT LAKE CITY – Security National Financial Corporation (SNFC) (NASDAQ symbol “SNFCA”) announced financial results for the fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the three months ended December 31, 2014, SNFC’s Continue Reading

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Icons of their time, these celebrities didn’t stray far from their public personae when it came to their final resting places When the comedian David Brenner died earlier this year, obituaries reported that he’d asked to be buried with $100 in small bills, “just in case tipping is recommended where I’m going. Brenner is not Continue Reading

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Two Italian designers are bringing a new meaning to “family tree.” Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel proposed a plan to make cemeteries more eco-friendly by replacing headstones with trees. It’s called “Capsula Mundi,” and it aims to replace coffins with egg-shaped burial pods. The deceased would serve as fertilizer while encased in a biodegradable coffin Continue Reading