Articles with the tag death

Killer Facts and Odds of Dying [Infographic]

It’s not our intention to be maudlin, but if you watch shows like Penny Dreadful, Grimm, Orphan Black, and the likes, you shouldn’t be too put off by the topic of dying. Then there are those phobias which can make the most staid person you know suddenly freak out. (Are you one of those?) In […]

Ashes in Ammo

No doubt, the subject of life and death is the most talked about topic today. We may not think about death every single day, but we are bound to meet it. As macabre as it may seem, I have thought about what I want to happen to my remains when I do pass away. I […]

Realizations while creating this desktop wallpaper tribute

EDIT: The original image is traced back to the young Jonathan Mak. I found an Apple logo with Steve’s silhouette serving as the bite mark. I don’t recall exactly where I found it, but I really wanted to turn it into a little tribute wallpaper. Problem was, the image was around 300 x 300 and […]

12 Dead Superheroes Who Didn’t Stay Dead

All this business lately with the death of (Ultimate) Spider-Man generated the same response in me as pretty much everybody else: Peter Parker will be back. Because as we all know, nobody stays dead in comic books. Here are 12 prime examples of superhero resurrections.

Embrace Death with the Mushroom Death Suit

No, I am not feeling morbid on this overcast Friday, but who can resist reading up on something called mushroom death suit? Inventor slash artist Jae Rhim Lee has taken on an immense project that crosses boundaries. On the one hand, she tackles the scientific aspect of training fungi to eat dead bodies. On the […]

QR Code Tombstones for the tech-obsessed deceased

QR Codes seem to be everywhere at present.  For those unfamiliar with a QR (Quick Response) Code is a two-dimensional code which can be read by QR bar code readers and camera-equipped phones.

Death and the web: inevitable tech decisions

Sadly, this week I am coming to terms with the death of a friend. They’re the first person I know to die that had a social media presence — namely a Facebook account — and at present that page seems eerily ‘in limbo’. Social networking seems to be at such a place presently that, although […]