Death: It’s in everyone’s fate and –as of now– there’s no way around it. But that doesn’t mean your only funeral option is to get put in a box and tossed in the ground. Throw the party everyone is dying to attend. For example, Tinguian people dress their dead relatives and friends in their best clothes, sit them on a chair, and place a lit cigarette in their lips. Or in China, where modern morticians have taken to inviting strippers to funerals in order to attract more mourners. Though we’re not sure if that’s fun or straight up weird. Some practices we wouldn’t be caught dead doing, like sending your remains to space. Regardless, you’ve got more options than a granite tombstone that reads “RIP” — so before you rest in peace, make sure you go out with a bang.
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