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Coffin-Maker Uses Topless Models, Angers Catholic Church

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business

WARSAW (Reuters) - A Polish firm that makes coffins has angered the Catholic church by trying to drum up business with a calendar depicting topless mo...

25 Questions About Aging And Death

John Blumenthal | Posted 02.27.2012 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

If it's your "Last Will and Testament," how come you can change it?

Bargain Coffins Beat The Rising Costs Of Death In Transylvania

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

SIBIU, Romania -- Times are so hard in Romania that people joke they cannot afford to die. Yet in the mountains of Transylvania, carpenters are churni...

Coffin Manufacturers Celebrate Massachusetts Vote

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Across the country, coffin makers -- or "boxers" as they call themselves -- reacted to the Brown victory with a level of jubilation one usually associates with a Super Bowl win.

Colorado Company offers banana coffins

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DENVER — Casket makers catering to natural burials have offered biodegradable coffins made of such materials as recycled newspapers or cardboard. Ec...

Obama Reviewing Ban On Photos Of Flag-Draped Coffins

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Defense Secretary Robert Gates ordered a review Tuesday of a Pentagon policy banning media from taking pictures of flag-draped coffins of military dea...