My End-of-Life Mushroom Trip
Depleted by metastatic breast cancer, the author undertakes a psilocybin journey.
What Can We Learn From Terminal Lucidity Before Death?
This mysterious end-of-life energy surge could teach us about memory, cognition, and the search for dementia treatments.
Your Brain at the Moment of Death
Resuscitation expert Sam Parnia studies near death experiences—and how your brain can give you access to new dimensions of reality.
Assisted Suicide, on Demand
With Exit International’s new Sarco suicide pod and experimental AI, the future of assisted suicide is ripe for disruption.
Round Trips to the Pearly Gates
With better CPR techniques, more people might live to tell the tale of what happens right before everything slips away.
I Hope I Get Old Before I Die
Trying to stay young isn’t just futile: it’s also bad for you. Here’s how to think about aging in the era of ultra longevity.
Makers of the World, Unite
Cory Doctorow’s novel “Walkaway” envisions a future in which the jobless masses co-opt automation technologies to ensure their freedom.