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.
We Dissected a Brain to Understand What Happens When You Die
What's happening in the last 30 seconds before death? Let's find out!
The Heaven's Gate Nikes and the Sneakerheads Who Collect Them
From nondescript dad shoes to rare collectors item, all thanks to a mass suicide.
The Long, Strange History of Women Wearing Deadly Clothing
In myths and fairytales, women poisoned their rivals with gaudy accessories; in the 19th century, they unknowingly wore dresses dyed with arsenic.
Tattooing a Dead Friend’s Ashes on Your Body Is the Ultimate Tribute
"She wanted to be remembered as beautiful, and for me, this was the way I wanted to remember her."
I Gave My Mom Shrooms So She Would Open Up About My Father’s Death
‘Why did you give me these? You want to see me cry?’
Heroin Users Who've OD'd Talk About Being Brought Back from the Brink
Naloxone – an opioid antidote – is re-animating hundreds of people every year.
The First Time I Let Someone Die
Early one Tuesday morning years ago, I began my effort to save a woman who had been in a car accident. Four weeks later, I had failed.
Dr. Rahul Jandial
Shrooms Could Make Cancer Patients Less Terrified of Death
Psilocybin can help cancer patients cope with depression and anxiety, according to two new US studies. But will President Trump fund research in what could be a revolutionary development in psychiatry?
How it Feels to Fall off a Balcony
If you're on schoolies, don't fuck with balconies. Here's why.
RIP Raoul Coutard: The Man Who Made Cinematography Invisible
Whether it's in a drone tracking shot or the referential pastiche of Tarantino and Wes Anderson, Coutard's vision of hyper-staged naturalism is everywhere.
The Death of Thailand's King Is Turning the Country's Fashion Industry Black
Demand for black clothing is so high, with the country's mourning ritual of wearing black to honour the late king, that brands are suffering – and street vendors are cashing in.