There is a place between alive and dead, and visiting it might just save your life.
The $31,000 CataCombo Sound System casket from a Swedish company called Pause is guaranteed to keep you up to date with the latest tunes after your passing.
The Army is fighting a war within its own ranks as suicide rates have reached the highest in Army history. The Pentagon reports suicide within Army ranks have averaged one per day this year, which surpasses combat fatalities. A nasal spray (similar but more medicinal than this one) could change this.
The Internet died two short deaths this weekend. On Friday, a thunderstorm near Washington, D.C. knocked out Amazon's servers (which also hosts Instagram and Netflix). Last night, a leap second knocked out a good bit of the Internet.
We all know our days are numbered. (Well, unless this pans out — fingers crossed!) So, is there any benefit to being constantly reminded of that? The Life Expectancy Timepiece by David Kendrick is one way to find out: it displays your "actuarially determined lifespan," giving you a rough idea of how long you've got left.
Many of the best roller coasters are billed as "death-defying," but Royal College of Art PhD student Julijonas Urbonas has created one that can only be described as "death-embracing." It's specifically intended to kill you.
Boing Boing cut together 70 (by my count) classic video game deaths in this two minute video, which also features a beautiful 8-bit cover of Mad World, by Tears for Fears. Come for Battlezone, stay for Mortal Kombat, and leave thankful for the pronounced lack of Battletoads.
What's to be done with our bodies after we cash out is a grim thought, sure, but one brother, Sam, came up with a loving tribute: he put the ashes inside of a vintage SPARCstation computer. He also included one...
There was some wonder as to whether or not the man himself would take center stage during Apple's Rock and Roll event today after having received a liver transplant earlier this year. Still, there he is — upright and decidedly...
Our culture is driven by fear. Besides our own shadows, we’re afraid of flying, sharks, car accidents, dentists, terrorists, and lots of other stuff. But real-world stats show that most of these fears are completely unfounded; the objects of...