A General History of Cremation
 Published: 5/6/2012 4:43:52 PM
Article: A General History of Cremation The history of mankind is a long and fascinating story, and the majority of it is apparently lost forever. For those inquisitive minds searching the distant past in the hopes of possibly gleaning some foresight into our future, we fortunately do have written, historical records documenting the affairs of human beings over the past few thousand years. For the older parts of the story that have occurred before our ability to write down important events, scientists and other researchers often rely on modern technology to aid in our understanding of the ancient past. Through many archaeological discoveries, we have learned a great deal about our ancestors of prehistoric times. Read full article »
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Going Green with Cremation
 Published: 4/25/2012 9:57:58 PM
Article: Going Green with Cremation The Butterfly Effect The cornerstone of the modern environmental movement is based around a concept that expresses the importance of taking responsibility for our actions today, in order to ensure that our planet will be a clean and healthy place for future generations. The environmental philosophy, as we know it today, can be traced all the way back to the Industrial Revolution of 18th-century Europe. The Industrial Revolution was a period of major advancement in the areas of agriculture, manufacturing, mining, and transportation, and it had profound effects on the socioeconomic and cultural conditions of Europe, North America, and eventually the rest of the world. Read full article »
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How to Arrange a Memorial Service
 Published: 4/24/2012 9:42:59 PM
Article: How to Arrange a Memorial Service A memorial service is a funeral service, during which the body is not present. Generally, the cremated remains are present in a cremation urn during the memorial service, but they don't always have to be. In fact, memorial services can take place even after the cremated remains have already been buried or scattered. After a memorial service has concluded and the ashes were present, the cremated remains can then be returned to the family, scattered, or buried in a cemetery. There are many ways to make a memorial service as unique as the person being remembered. Read full article »
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A Guide to Understanding Cremation
 Published: 4/24/2012 9:05:20 PM
Article: A Guide to Understanding Cremation For We are Dust... As we go about our busy lives, it can sometimes be easy for the average person to overlook the simple fact that all terrestrial life is earth. From the iron in our blood to the calcium in our bones, our bodies are built from the very same elements and compounds that make up our planet. When we breathe in fresh air, the oxygen taken into our lungs from earth's atmosphere diffuses into our bloodstream and is carried to every cell in our body, and all of this is done without us even thinking about it. "...for dust you are and to dust you will return. Read full article »
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Traveling with Cremated Remains
 Published: 4/24/2012 8:59:54 PM
Article: Traveling with Cremated Remains Cremated Remains in Transit In the weeks and months following the devastating terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the United States government took a number of steps to increase security for travelers. The Transportation and Aviation Security Act was signed into law on November 19, 2001. This act originally established the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the agency responsible for security in all modes of transportation in the United States. TSA was originally part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, but became an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2003. Read full article »
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