The boulder imprisoned an ancient demon that was released as soon as the stone broke. To add insult to injury, anyone who touches the rock is thought to die...
The Grave that Keeps Growing
A tomb in Uzbekistan is able to boast the unusual claim of housing not only a prophet, but a prophet that keeps getting bigger in death.
The Lion Tombstones of Iran
Known as šir-e sangi in Persian or bardšir in Bakhtiari, the ‘stone lions’ are memorials formed in a simple shape, marking the graves of regional nomads such as the Bakhtiari, Lor, and Qašqā’i.
The Hanging Coffins and Burial Caves of Lumiang
The practise of Hanging Coffins is arguably the most famous funerary ritual of the Kankanaey people of Sagada.
A Very 90s Death: The Tamagotchi Cemetery
In 1996, Japanese toy designers Aki Maita and Yokoi Akihiro debuted the first ever Tamagotchi.