Confucius says: We should keep the dead before our eyes, and honor them as though still living. Chinese tradition keeps their dead ancestors close by providing them with money and luxury goods in the afterlife. It is customary for the living to burn play paper money (hell notes or ghost money) and other paper replicas such as clothing, planes, booze, jewelry, appliances -- even iPads and iPhones - for the dead! Qingming or Tomb-Sweeping Day is the biggest day of the year for burning joss, but it is done through out the year marking other celebrations, holidays or auspicious dates. Don't have a burn barrel to send your gifts up in smoke? There's an app for that!