''After my mother died I realised just how exploitative the funeral industry is'' on Yahoo Finance UK. James Daley reveals how the costs mounted up while he was still coming to terms with a devastating loss
Strippers – Taiwan Yep, strippers. In Taiwan, it’s thought that spirits in the afterlife fare better if the funeral is a fun occasion. Therefore, funerals have become quite the party. Large crowds are encouraged. Some funeral planners have even gone so far as to hire strippers for the event. In fact, groups of strippers travel around Taiwan in buses, funeral hopping to entertain mourners and encourage more to attend
Funeral planners discuss at the grave site of Sen. Edward Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery August 28, 2009 - Funeral planners discuss the grave site of Senator Edward Kennedy in Arlington National Cemetery. He was buried near his brothers, John and Robert.