Dying

Stuff

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
8.17.15
Premieres

PREMIERE: Stream Lady Bones' Gangly and Bluesy New Record 'Dying'

These punks look really out of place on a beach.
Derek Scancarelli
6.24.15
Stuff

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.
Denham Sadler
5.7.15
Stuff

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
4.23.15
Stuff

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.
Liam Williams
4.12.15
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?
Mike Diver
3.11.15
tech

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.
Joel Golby
2.12.15
tech

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.
Allie Conti
1.21.15
ENTITLEMENT Podcast

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...
Josh Androsky
1.21.15
Interviews

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.
Eric Sundermann
1.13.15
Stuff

Scientifically, What's the Best Way to Die (Without Killing Yourself)?

Is there any way to go that&#39;s relatively painless and trauma-free?
Mike Pearl
1.8.15
Post Mortem

How the 'New York Times' Churns Out 1,000 Obituaries Every Year

An interview with writer Margalit Fox.
Simon Davis
1.6.15
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