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The Week in Death

The Week in Death 3/12/18

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From the latest death news to our look into how to get cryogenically frozen, our reasons for why you should talk about death with your family, …

The Week in Death

The Week in Death 26/11/18

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From the news of the overdue probe by the CMA into the funeral industry, the Noel Conway case and Louis Theroux’s latest documentary, right through to …

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Do you want to be cryogenically frozen?

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Do you want to be cryogenically frozen? Cryonics is the process where someone is put into a freezing chamber at the point of death with the …

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Do you talk to dead people online?

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Do you talk to dead people online?  The data of the dead sticks around alongside those of us still living, and you could say we encounter …

The Week in Death

The Week in Death 19/11/18

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From new criticisms of NHS palliative care, the latest articles on DEATH.io, the best death-related moments in the Marvel universe, right through to the strange world …

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How lucrative are dead celebrities’ careers?

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For some celebrities, being dead is a full-time job. Huge stars can keep earning millions, take on roles in movies, and even start selling you chocolate …

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What can black holes teach us about death?

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What can black holes teach us about life and death? You might think that black holes simply go about our galaxy devouring worlds and star systems. …

The Week in Death

The Week in Death 5/11/18

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From new probate fees announced by the government this week to the ways the wellness trend masks a fear of death, right through to the Death …

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Where do the brains of great thinkers go after they die?

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Do extraordinary minds make for extraordinary brain tissue? Is it true that bigger really means better? Here, we look at the habit of researchers to cut …

The Week in Death

The Week in Death 22/10/18

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From teaching children about death to our day trip to a modern coffin factory, right through to the largest prehistoric Necropolis and the search for a …