death-and-dying

The Prime Minister Who Disappeared

In 1967, Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt went for a swim in the ocean and never returned. While the official verdict was that he drowned, no body was ever recovered, leading to endless, enduring conspiracy theories

‘I’ll Be Missing You’ Let the Whole World Grieve Biggie’s Murder

Did Puff Daddy shamelessly swipe ‘Every Breath You Take’ for his hit ballad? Yes, but the Police song also had a surprising emotional connection for the producer-rapper saying goodbye to his good friend

I Started the ‘Joe Rogan Is Dead’ Hoax

#RIPJoeRogan has become one of Twitter’s longest running and most popular jokes. But it all began back in 2014 with a meandering fake obituary written by a shitposter supreme

The Doctors Studying Life After Death

Bruce Greyson, among the pioneering researchers to investigate near-death experiences, describes the profound and long-lasting effects that such encounters can have for the people who live through them