Tag: death

Report: Zombies Would Overtake Humans in About 100 Days

If a real-life zombie apocalypse broke out, would you prepared to take on the undead? Most of us know at this point that zombies are a work of fiction, but scientists wanted to determine if humans could actually fight off the creatures in a worst-case scenario. A study published in the University of Leicester’s Journal …

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A 10,000 Year-Old Massacre is Now Our Oldest Evidence of War

Today’s wars seem never-ending, and perhaps there’s a reason for it. New evidence indicates that mankind’s sparring has been going on for longer than we originally thought. A study published in Nature describes a mass grave found in Kenya, dating back to approximately 10,000 years ago. Researchers believe that the grave may have been dug following one of the oldest wars …

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Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach [book review]

Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’ve always liked Roach’s sarcasm when writing books, and Spook was no exception. I had wondered how she would approach the topic of the afterlife with her unique mix of sarcasm, non-academic style of demanding reason. It was quite informative while …

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Knocking on Heaven’s Door: A Daughter’s Journey Through Old Age and New Medicine by Katy Butler [book review]

Knocking on Heaven’s Door: A Daughter’s Journey Through Old Age and New Medicine by Katy Butler My rating: 3 of 5 stars Disclosure: I choose to read this book for review because I have an healthy fascination with death rituals which stems from studying anthropology. I also have several friends that are going into the …

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