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Actress Tilda Swinton Isn't Afraid Of Death Or Vampires
Source: Michael Clayton, Warner Home Video While promoting her new vampire flick Only Lovers Left Alive actress Tilda...
First Funeral Selfies. Now Corpse Selfies. Please Stop!
#CorpseSelfie Tasteless, right? For those unfamiliar with what I just posted above, that’s a hashtag used on sites like...
Video: Why Is It So Hard To Talk About Dying?
Our friend Kathy Kastner of BestEndings.com has put together a very down-to-earth and helpful video series dealing with...
Happy BIRTHday To Me...
At my birthday dinner last night, I was reminded by my (older) friend that at 29, I should realize how I’m “getting up...
The Ultimate End-of-Life Plan
Author Katy Butler’s new book, “Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death,” which chronicles her mother’s...
Coimetrophobia, or Fear of Cemeteries
Coimetrophobia is the official term for a fear of cemeteries. This word doesn’t describe those who have a mere dislike of...
Scott Simon Shares His Mother's Last Days
Scott Simon, host of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, has been sitting with his mother in a hospital Intensive Care Unit...
Death Happens More Slowly Than Thought
What if cellular death doesn't happen all at once, with an organism's cells dying simultaneously, but rather in a wave,...
How Not to Die
In the May issue of The Atlantic, Jonathan Rauch looks into the work of two doctors, Dr. Angelo Volandes and his wife Dr....
A Good Death: Photos
What does a good death look like? Photographer Joshua Bright offers one answer to this question with a series of photographs...
How We Die
How did humans die in the 20th century? The folks over at Information is Beautiful asked this question, and answered it with...
1 in 3 Seniors Dies With (Not Of) Dementia
This week the Alzheimer's Association released a report stating that 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer's disease or another...
A Daughter's Reflections on Her Father's Death
In Issue 11 of The Magazine (a subscription-based online and iPhone/iPad app that features fascinating short articles on a...
How Doctors Die, Redux
Last month we brought you a story via BoingBoing that asked if doctors die differently than the rest of us. (The answer, in...
You Are Going to Die
Following last weekend's piece by Ron Lieber about getting your sh*t together, which we blogged about, the NYT has published...
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