There's an island in Norway that has a law against dying on it. Seriously. Ok, here's why: back in 1917 a bunch of people caught a nasty flu and died, and the island has such a cold climate that the bodies didn't decompose, and the virus is STILL ALIVE six feet under.
Alright, I have an idea, what about Viking funerals? First of all, Scandinavia is the most metal area in the world, and secondly, that's where Vikings came from in the first place! Anyway, you can check out the full story here.