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Want to Find Out When You'll Die?

A new DNA test that has been developed by European researchers is possibly bringing in a new medical era, but is also opening up an ethical Pandora's box.This blood test shows how fast somebody is aging, and offers the possibility of estimating how long they may have left to live. Some people may want to do this test, although most people would probably not be so excited by this[...]

Blogging Your Death

"Here it is. I'm dead." this is how Derek Miller's last blog post started. Derek Miller was one of the best known and earliest bloggers in Vancouver. When Derek was told that he had cancer he took his fight online. When he found out that his colorectal cancer had become terminal - he published that online too. When he died on May 3, 2011 it was not surprising that a posthumous blog post[...]

Twelve Breaths: Lessons from the End of Life

Near the end of someone's life, many decisions need to be made by their family and friends as well as health care providers. Many of these choices are not easy: no one wants to authorize turning off a ventilator or pull the plug. Such decisions cause arguments, heartbreak and emotional trauma for those involved but personal stories are not often recounted due to not having a platform on[...]

Tombstone Photography

Pictures are a great way to document graveyards, photographs make for beautiful scenic views of the cemetery as well as capturing inscriptions on individual tombstones. Sometimes it can be quite difficult to achieve clear, sharp photos of stones that are centuries old. Some stones may be easy to read up close, but if you want to capture some artsy, three dimensional carvings and[...]

Burying People with Pets

It is a common practice to bury people with their loved ones, whether it be siblings, spouses or parents. Another practice with questionable status, however, is the burying of people along with their pets. Over the years, various outlets have reported this occurring, either with pets in human cemeteries or vice-versa.In the UK, only about half a dozen cemeteries allow for burial of pets[...]

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