Dying

nature art

Your Corpse Could Become a Tree With Egg-Shaped Coffins Made of Seeds

What tree would you like to be buried beneath?
Becky Chung
5.29.17
Tonic

You’d Be Surprised at the Lengths Doctors Will Go for Dying Patients

Cigarettes, prostitutes, and ritualistic slaughters.
Shayla Love
4.15.17
so sad today

Dying Is Radical: Talking Taboo with a 'Death Doula'

Bodhi Be explains how to die green.
So Sad Today
4.6.17
10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Coroner

A chat with a real-life doctor of death.
Justin Caffier
2.6.17
Stuff

Meet the 'Death Administration' Tracking Down Relatives of Those Who Die Alone

In the UK, Jo and Pam run Liverpool's death administration team, looking after all the arrangements for people who have died alone that friends or relatives would normally take care of.
Tom Goulding
12.8.16
Gaming

Can Virtual Reality Help Us Better Understand Dying?

'The Art of Dying' group exhibition explores the eventual end, thanks to Dream Logic in San Francisco.
Kelsey Lannin
11.14.16
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
Post Mortem

Burglars Want to Rob You When Your Mom Dies

If you're at her funeral, then a burglar can be pretty sure you won't be home.
Simon Davis
9.28.16
Art

This VR Horror Film Makes You Watch It Inside a Coffin

'Mule' is so scary it literally made someone pee their pants.
Beckett Mufson
9.22.16
Art

The Hereafter Institute: An Art Project That Takes Care of Digital Remains

Artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo wants us to understand that, these days, we die twice.
Tanja M. Laden
8.29.16
Stuff

This 25-Year-Old Cancer Patient Is Live Blogging His Death

Dmitrij Panov details his life with stage 4 cancer on his blog "Dying With Swag."
Stefanie Diemand
8.22.16
Post Mortem

A Handy Guide to Faking Your Own Death

In most cases, it's a really, really bad idea.
Simon Davis
8.8.16