Beware! Beware the Ides of March

Well, it's that day again: March 15. Also known as the Ides of March, we're supposed to beware. Why? What's so ominous about March 15? ...

Frozen Dead Guy and how he started a festival.

From all accounts, Norwegian Bredo Morstoel’s 1989 death from a heart condition wasn’t anything out of the ordinary. Bredo’s story certainly didn’t stay ordinary though. ...

David Bowie, And The Art of Dying

“David Bowie died the way he lived,” said the Australian newscaster Richard Wilkins, “with dignity and style, a class act all the way.”

Are Futurists Just Scared of Death?

Perhaps it’s the turning of the seasons, but something strange is in the air. A growing number of prominent academics appear to be convinced that ...

Who Was The First Death of 2016?

Who was the first person to die in 2016? According to a gaming site called Steam, it was Australian newsman Brian Johns, “who passed away on ...