All Sorts of Fun Stuff Going On In Nation's Cemeteries

Adrian Chen · 08/11/10 06:55PM

Cemeteries used to be a popular place for lovers to stroll and tourists to take in the rolling hills. Now, they're mostly a storage place for Grandma. But some forward-thinking cemeteries are hosting fun events for living people.

Rappin' Monk Expands Artistic Repertoire

Hamilton Nolan · 02/08/10 12:18PM

Big news for fans of Kansho Tagai, a.k.a. Mr. Happiness, Japan's most famous 49 year-old rappin' Buddhist monk: He's ready to move into a new medium—"mixing Buddhist chants with tap-dancing." Is the Buddhist hip hop audience ready? [Reuters]