Fertilising Marijuana Plants, and Other Weird Ways to Decay After You Die
As eco-friendly funerals come into vogue, we consider some alternative ways of going back to dust.
Sophie Saint Thomas
PREMIERE: Stream Lady Bones' Gangly and Bluesy New Record 'Dying'
These punks look really out of place on a beach.
Meet the Irish Catholic Priest Who Ministers to Inmates on Indonesia's Death Row
Father Charlie Burrows is often the last man people speak to before they face a firing squad.
When I Died and Came Back, I Left Something on the Other Side
I died on the 19th of August, 2011, near my house in Mesa, Arizona. I was fully engulfed by blackness. That's all there was. I was not in my body, I was not with my body, I was not part of my body, but for a while I was still somehow aware of it all.
Guido Bondioli as told to River Donaghey
Are We Just Shit at Death?
We all know deep down that we just rot. And that's fine. We need to get over it and talk about how we take care of those in the process of dying.
The Film That Made Me...
‘The Transformers: The Movie’ Was the Film That Made Death Seem Mundane
Did the 1986 version of <i>Transformers</i> desensitise me towards death?
The Facebook Generation Have a New Way to Die
The new "nominate a friend to manage your feed after you die" feature is a sign that Facebook is growing up. Hell of a downer, though.
Gamers Are Dying in Taiwan's Internet Cafes
Hsieh would often disappear for days at a time inside an internet cafe in Kaohsiung, to binge on computer games. But on the 8th of January, after playing for three days straight, he collapsed and died of a cardiac arrest.
The Cult of Santa Muerte: The Mexican Lady Saint of Death
Santa Muerte is the patron saint of death, and she's been condemned and suppressed by the Mexican government and Catholic Church. In the latest <em>Entitlement</em> podcast, we talked to death expert Megan Rosenbloom about this illicit religious...
Panda Bear: New Year, New Bear, and the Stark Reality That We're All Going to Die
The Animal Collective co-founder is back with his fifth record, 'Panda Bear Versus The Grim Reaper,' and he's still the perfectly weird Panda Bear we've come to love.
Scientifically, What's the Best Way to Die (Without Killing Yourself)?
Is there any way to go that's relatively painless and trauma-free?
How the 'New York Times' Churns Out 1,000 Obituaries Every Year
An interview with writer Margalit Fox.