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What Should Happen To Your Body After You Die?

Why be buried when you could be shot into space?

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Burial

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Pros: Very socially acceptable, there's a good chance your casket may be the nicest piece of furniture you ever own.

Con: High risk of being buried alive–over 90% of bodies buried in America today belong to people who are alive but sleeping very soundly.

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Turned Into A Diamond Then Shot Into Space

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Pro: You'll be harder, more beautiful, and more widely traveled than you were in life.

Con: You could end up as the gaudy decoration in an alien teen's belly button piercing.

Donating Your Body To Hollywood

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Pro: Every time a stunt car explodes, who do you think they film blowing up inside of it? That's right–donated corpses. You could be a movie star!

Cons: None.