Mortality

death

People in Their Twenties Are Already Planning Their Funerals

According to a recent survey, millennials are more prepared than any other age group for our inevitable return to the earth.
Niloufar Haidari
6.13.19
News

Hundreds of People Have Died Taking Selfies, Study Says

A study on deaths resulting from selfies is recommending that we set up “selfie free zones.”
Mack Lamoureux
10.2.18
exercise

An Out of Shape Slob’s Guide to Running

I’m no good at it, and I hate it. So I asked an expert how to be less miserable.
Mack Lamoureux
7.4.18
peak science

Going to Gigs Helps You Live Longer So I Calculated My Death Age

Another study has linked enjoying live music with adding nine years to your lifespan. I crunched the numbers.
Tshepo Mokoena
3.29.18
High Wire

Why These People Took Drug Combinations That Nearly Killed Them

We asked overdose survivors about the dangerous trend of mixing opioids with depressants or stimulants, a key part of America's larger crisis.
Maia Szalavitz
2.21.18
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

Facing Death at a Morgue on the US-Mexico Border

Motherboard's Brian Anderson recalls the sights and scents from his first trip to the municipal morgue in Ciudad Juárez.
Brian Anderson
2.24.17
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

Is Paying $80,000 to Freeze Your Head Worth Seeing What the Future Will Be?

Floating in a tank of liquid nitrogen, unable to control our destiny, is very unappealing. But it's much more appealing than being nibbled on by worms and bacteria.
Mary Pilon
2.8.17
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

February's Best Books, Gadgets, and VR Systems

In this month's issue of VICE magazine, we review the best VR headsets, Mark O'Connell's new book on transhumanism, and a new startup working to get digital art on your walls.
Max Read, Sofia Groopman, and Patrick Klepek
2.6.17
Art

Visit the Macabre Exhibition Full of Fleshy Sculptures and a Coffin Playroom

“For too long death has been owned by funeral directors, hidden behind dusty net curtains and plastic flowers.”
Anna Marks
10.29.16
festivals 2016

Me, My Mum, and Paul McCartney: From the Iron Curtain to the California Desert

Fifty years after she discovered The Beatles at secret listening parties in Communist Hungary, I took my mum to her first music festival at Desert Trip.
Andrea Domanick
10.21.16
Noisey News

Leonard Cohen Was “Exaggerating” About Death, Intends to “Live Forever”

At a listening session for his new album, he also discussed Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize.
Alex Robert Ross
10.17.16
Holy Shit

Earl Sweatshirt Considers His Own Mortality, Because of Course He Does, on New Adult Swim Single "Balance"

The Knxwledge-produced quick-hit keeps Adult Swim's incredibly good run going.
Alex Robert Ross
8.18.16
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