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A Completely Spoilers-Filled Interview with the Makers of ‘Life Is Strange’
Co-directors Michel Koch and Raoul Barbet discuss their game's heavyweight themes of bullying and assisted suicide.
'Save the Planet, Kill Yourself': The Contentious History of the Church of Euthanasia
"Antihumanist" activist Chris Korda spent the 90s campaigning for the extinction of humanity. We asked her why she hates people so much.
Death Rights Behind Bars
Given 35 life terms, plus an extra 1,035 years, Martin Bryant will die in prison one way or another. But if he had his way, it would be sooner rather than later.
The Comedy in Dying: Talking to 'Dr Death' About His Euthanasia Stand-Up Show
"I don't know how it rates in terms of laughs-per-minute."
The Hangover News
This weekend, at least 12,000 asylum seekers crossed into Austria and Germany after Austria opened its border with Hungary.
Should We Stop Using the Phrase 'Assisted Suicide'?
Terms like "aid in dying" paint a better picture of end-of-life decisions, and could give people with terminal illnesses a way to work around laws.
Ten Years After Hunter S. Thompson's Death, the Debate Over Suicide Rages On
The sticking point, of course, is what constitutes a justifiable reason to kill yourself – or have a doctor do so for you.
Josiah M. Hesse
Inbred Rabbits and Cats High on Smack – The Secret World of Young Vets
It's not all snuffling in the necks of golden Labrador puppies – a graduate vet faces low pay, nights on call spent un-twisting dogs' stomachs and helping cats come down off their owners' heroin.
We Asked Four People What It Actually Feels Like to Kill Someone
The stories of four people who directly caused someone else's death in one way or another.
Death in a Can
According to Australian law, suicide is legal, but assisting suicide is murder. So how does euthanasia advocate Philip Nitschke sell his suicide equipment? According to him, it's for home brewing.
At the Edge of the Law, 'Exit Guides' Help Terminal Patients Die Well
I spoke with Dr. Faye Girsh about her experience as an "exit guide," work that - across much of the country - occupies a legal grey area between freedom of speech and murder.
The Feral Cats of Disneyland
Approximately 100 free-roaming cats live in the Happiest Place on Earth, where they're quietly fed, vaccinated and neutered by Disney employees.