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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

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Humans are notoriously bad at assessing risk. It’s why someone lights up another cigarette while worrying about getting killed by a terrorist, and why so many of us calmly drive to work everyday but feel nervous getting on a plane. To help people make sense of all this, the UK’s National Health Service put together the Atlas Continue Reading

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When you think about a job that makes you happy, what comes to mind? Or rather, if you think of the ideal job in a general sense, what occupation and setting come to mind? An open office? Opportunities to travel? Warm climate? Mentally and physically invigorating? Chances are most of us have a particular idea Continue Reading

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GRAND MEADOW, Minn. — Many of the best years of Glen Davis’ life were spent driving a school bus for Grand Meadow Public Schools. He drove bus for 55 years. There was hardly anything about it he didn’t like. He loved the kids. And when he finally decided to call it quits a decade ago, Continue Reading