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Ethermal Resting Place

Interment on continuously soaring solar power planes or dirigibles
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So that when the questioning youngster approaches and says: grandpa, so where is grandma now, you can say, with a straight face, she's up there, lad, she's up there.
theircompetitor, Mar 16 2004

The technology is there http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5025388/
Start a cemetary now [theircompetitor, Oct 17 2004]

Floating Cemetery Design in Hong Kong http://www.cnn.com/...ndex.html?hpt=hp_c2
[theircompetitor, Nov 26 2012]

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       But could you imagine if one fell out...
MikeOliver, Mar 16 2004
  

       This is a little like putting a Toys 'R' Us at the North Pole. But more poetic, I think, to scatter ones ashes in space.
DrCurry, Mar 16 2004
  

       Put Toys 'R' Us anywhere you want -- my kids order online :)
theircompetitor, Mar 16 2004
  

       This gives me terrible associations to the way corpses can swell up with internal gases.
FarmerJohn, Mar 16 2004
  

       I assume it would be kept out of the flight-paths of vultures.
kropotkin, Mar 17 2004
  

       btw, I did not necessarily mean to exclude cremation or any other method which would improve storage compression.
theircompetitor, Mar 17 2004
  

       Really. A body's water content is going to kill your mileage. Cremating would let you put up 20 or 30 bodies in the same plane instead of just one fresh corpse.
unequivocal, Apr 07 2005
  

       They could soar on the thermal from the crematorium.
spidermother, Feb 01 2006
  

       Dearly belofted, we are gonflabled here today...   

       I don't know, I thought floating above is better.
theircompetitor, Nov 26 2012
  
      
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