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Temperatures Soar And A New Way Of Dying Emerges—Death By Heat

While hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and blizzards often take the headlines when it comes to weather-related deaths, it is actually heatwaves that kill the most people. Digital Dying's Justin Nobel takes a look at death as a result of high temperatures.

Jeff Bezos is Headed to Space – What Happens If He Dies there?

Earlier this month, Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon.com, shared with the world that he will be headed into space. While the internet has been abuzz with the richest person in America’s decision to leave this planet’s gravitational pull—for just about 11 minutes—one academic question we’ve considered here at Digital Dying ...

Must-See Funerary Films You May Have Missed

Oscar season has passed, the pandemic may be nearing an end, and Summer is just around the corner. It seems like a good time to reflect back on some of the top funerary films that have come our way at Digital Dying.

The Death of Prince Philip, and Other Famous People Who Lived to 99

April 9, 2021, Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, passed away at the age of 99. No question, that's a ripe old age and brings to mind the long lives of others we have profiled here at Digital Dying. Our Justin Nobel takes a look back at some of these ...

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