Death



I awoke to the news that a comrade’s father had died. Amidst the well wishes and thoughts on mortality my wife informed David Bowie had passed as well. Such a day where…


Check out this great chart from Flowing Data (you’ll want to click through to their site as it’s interactive) showing the most likely causes of death according to your age, race and gender:












Do you remember Ram Dass? He was born Richard Alpert and was known for his personal and professional associations with Timothy Leary. He’s now a spiritual teacher and tells us at his…







What do you think of if/when you think of atheists? If you’re American there’s a good chance the thought of atheism inspires further thoughts about death, per Discovery News: Atheists consistently rank…





How the hell do you redesign death? Jon Mooallem on how a legendary design firm, a corporate executive, and a Buddhist-hospice director take on the end of life in a very #longread at the…