Rebecca Presnell

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DIY bamboo bikes help two wheels make a comeback in China

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A Space Godyssey: If Stanley Kubrick designed a real-life cemetery, it would look like this

For some, dying is just the next step in the adventure of life, allowing you to continue on your onward journey past the confines of the flesh in …

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Norway the first country in the world to announce it will phase out FM radio

Norwegians will no longer be able to tune into FM radio starting in 2017.<p>Norway is slated to become the first country in the world to shut down its …

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What Happens If a Cemetery Goes Under?

Cemeteries are supposed to be peaceful and even sacred places, but there are made out of real estate and business. The business generates income by …

Too Poor to Die: More and More Families in the UK Can't Afford to Bury Their Loved Ones

Why is the cost of dying rising so fast?<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Burying or cremating someone you love is a bizarre, gut-wrenching experience that, whatever stage of grief you're in, has to be done. But imagine having to do it in your own yard because you can't afford a proper …

How funeral directors keep your eyes closed after you die

Seeing your loved ones after they die can be extremely difficult, but it can provide crucial closure for people in mourning.<p>Funeral directors go …

Camberwell Old Cemetery petition signed by thousands

<b>Thousands of people have signed a petition against plans to landscape a south London cemetery to create room for about 1,000 burial plots.</b><p>Southwark Council said it only had enough burial spaces available to last another two to three years.<p>Local campaigners said the work within Camberwell Old …

Bonaventure Cemetery In Savannah

3.01.2015<p>It wasn't all shopping when we were on our girls' weekend. Nope, we took in some nature, too. My mom wanted to walk around a bit and she …

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No More Coffins – These Organic Burial Pods Turn Cemetery Into A Forest

Not everyone can get fired from a cannon, and not everyone wants to be buried in a coffin. Capsula Mundi, a project from Italy, is the penultimate …

10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

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