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http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/could-funeral-future-help-heal-environment-180957953/?no-ist


Could the Funeral of the Future Help Heal the Environment?


A traditional ten-acre cemetery holds enough embalming fluid to fill a small swimming pool. But there may be a greener way



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I know death and funerals and such are serious subjects, but on the lighter side....
My dear sister used to always tell me, "When I die you've got to be the one to do my makeup. No one else is going to get my eyebrows right." I happened to find something on the internet one day called Life Gems. There's a business that cremates bodies and then extracts the carbon from the cremains and compresses them into a gemstone for the deceased's family. I left my sister a note on her desk at work, "I know now what I'm going to do with you when you die and I don't have to worry about your stupid eyebrows."
 
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