Former SS Captain Erich Priebke, seen here in Rome during his war crimes trial in 1996, died Friday at age 100. Authorities in Rome, Germany, and Argentina have rejected becoming his final resting place.
October 14, 2013 Authorities in Rome, Germany, and Argentina have rejected becoming the final resting place for Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke, who died Friday at 100. In an "ambush" street interview in 1994, Priebke famously told ABC's Sam Donaldson, "You are not a gentleman."
Adele singing Someone Like You at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. That's one way to say goodbye.
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October 15, 2012 In the U.K., Adele's hit about a spurned lover telling an old flame "nevermind, I'll find someone like you," has become a popular song to play at funerals.
September 6, 2012 Some birds respond to dead companions in interesting ways. Is it insightful or inappropriately anthropomorphic to conclude that these birds hold funerals?
Once a body is placed inside, the tank is filled with water and lye, pressurized and heated.
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August 30, 2011 Instead of being cremated or buried, advocates say dissolving bodies in a mixture of water and lye is a greener way of dealing with the dearly departed.
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