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  1. Give Your Favorite Tattoo to Grieving Loved Ones

    Life often imitates art, but can death outlive it? Nearly 40 percent of Americans under 30 sport tattoos these days, and some want to be remembered for their artful flair, as well as their personalities. So an Amsterdam-based firm is gearing up to help the dead preserve their inked skin as mementoes for posterity. If you’d prefer to leave that idea on ice, it’s just as well: A pathologist must remove the corpse’s tattoo, freeze it and ship it to the European lab for scientists to put a deadly new spin on living art. 

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