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How Many People Die Each Day? – Infographic

How Many People Die Each Day

For the past few months we’ve been met daily with statistics about how many people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, and sadly, how many have lost their lives to this new disease.  However, how do these numbers compare to all other causes of death?  Today’s inforgaphic helps put these numbers in a little perspective, showing the major causes of death and where COVID-19 (as of May 15, 2020) stands. [VIA]

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Influential Deaths – Infographic

How and When did INFLUENTIAL People Die?

Famous and influential people have far-reaching impacts on history and society long after they pass away, but how many times have you stopped to think about how and when they had died?  Aside from a few more infamous deaths, be they assassinations, unique circumstances, or something that only cemented that person’s place in history, I would venture to say we haven’t thought much about it.  Today’s infographic displays some of these people’s stats, as well as a general cause of death and for some (once records were kept), they’re expected lifespan.  [VIA]

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Funeral and Burial Rituals from Around the World – Infographic

FUNeral and Burial Rituals

…in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes. — Benjamin Franklin

Death is inevitable and, as Franklin states, so are taxes.  Here in the US we’re a little over a month away from tax day, but rather than dwell on that, today’s infographic takes a look at the other side of the certainty coin – death.  It’s unavoidable and we all deal with it in different ways, from our grieving process to the cultural norms and rituals that surround it.  Take a look at 42 different funeral and burial rituals from around the world to see many of these different expressions.  [VIA]

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