Taylor Steed

How a Body is Placed in a Casket

Are you curious about how morticians prepare a body after death? This article provides everything you need to know about preparing a body, placing it in a casket, and arranging it for a viewing.

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Where Coffins Used in the United States Are Made

The $550 million casket industry is one of the largest duopolies in the United States.

This article examines the rise of the casket monopoly, the two behemoths who now control it, and how it has caused the caskets to be made in America.

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Proper Highway Etiquette for Funeral Processions

Understanding proper etiquette for a highway funeral procession can be difficult.,/p>

This post describes funeral procession procedures and details the proper etiquette to use when driving in or encountering funeral processions.

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The Reason People Die with Their Eyes Open

While we tend to associate open eyes with death, your eyes can actually be open or closed when you die.

This article explores the biology behind what happens to your eyes and eyelids when you die, and the superstitions behind open eyes at death.

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The Length of Time a Body Stays in Its Grave

The amount of time a body stays in its grave is dependent on biological factors, as well as the potential for the grave to be relocated or reused.

This article gives the answer, and also covers the factors that control how long a body remains in its grave, as well as burial plot legality in the United States.

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