If there’s anything worse than dying itself, it’s dying and then having to deal with a bunch of financial problems while they grieve for you. And it’s a lot harder to worry about that stuff when you know a big fat check is coming in the mail.
- Talk about your death while you’... — Do you know what you want when you die? Do you know how you want to be remembered? In a candid, heartfelt talk about a subject most of us would rather not discuss, Michelle Knox asks each of us to reflect on our core values around death and share them with our loved ones, so [...]
- From the dazzling to the disheartenin... — From the dazzling to the disheartening, 2017 was a remarkable year for science – LA Timeshttp://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-science-in-2017-20171222-htmlstory.htmlWhat a year for science: There were thrilling discoveries of planets that might be hospitable to life and major advances in gene editing. We also endured the death of a beloved spacecraft and a series of attacks on the value [...]
- 3D-Printed Euthanasia Machine Doubles... — 3D-Printed Euthanasia Machine Doubles as Casket – Geek.comhttps://www.geek.com/tech/3d-printed-euthanasia-machine-doubles-as-casket-1725317/?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleEuthanasia may sound like a nice alternative to 2017. And, thanks to Dr. Death himself, it’s about to get a lot easier. All you need is a 3D printer, some open space, and a death wish. Philip Nitschke, founder of pro-euthanasia group Exit International, recently unveiled plans for [...]
- Giving Open-Source Projects Life Afte... — https://www.wired.com/story/giving-open-source-projects-life-after-a-developers-death/?mbid=nl_110617_daily_list1_p2Open-source software is increasingly popular, but some modules rely on just a single developer. What happens when they die? [...]
- Gaudí opening to lead Barcelona’s tou... — Gaudí opening to lead Barcelona’s tourism comeback | Travel | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/nov/03/barcelona-catalonia-tourism-antonio-gaudi-house-casa-vicens-opening?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=250837&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Brand Barcelona’s comeback begins with a contribution from its heaviest hitter: Antoni Gaudí. Almost a century after his death, the architect of La Sagrada Familia is still synonymous with the city. On 16 November, Gaudí’s first house, Casa Vicens, begun in 1883, will open [...]