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Top 5 Ways of Becoming Immortal

Joey Savoie | Posted 06.24.2016 | Comedy
Joey Savoie

Co-authored by Baxter Bullock. You’ve heard it a thousand times. Some guy finds a mermaid, eats it, and then gets to live for 800 years. I know what...

This Is What Eternal Life Might Look Like

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.17.2016 | Arts

In 2006, Murray Ballard was working on a project tied to the idea of preservation. The word usually refers to museums or libraries, places devoted to ...

The Dark Side of World-Changing Technologies

Martin Rees | Posted 02.15.2016 | World
Martin Rees

Our world increasingly depends on elaborate networks like electric power grids and globally dispersed manufacturing. Unless these networks are highly resilient, their benefits could be outweighed by catastrophic breakdowns.

Cryogenically Frozen Rabbit Brain Hailed As Scientific First

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.11.2016 | Science

For the first time, scientists say the detailed structure of a fully intact mammalian brain has been cryogenically preserved -- but could it pave the ...

Strategies for Growing the Transhumanism Movement

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 02.05.2016 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Future Transhumanist City -- Image by Sam Howzit Transhumanism--the international movement that aims to use science and technology to improve the hu...

Will 2015 Be Remembered as the Breakout Year for Transhumanism?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 12.29.2015 | Science
Zoltan Istvan

Last year, I wrote that 2014 was a great year for the transhumanism movement. But 2015 was simply incredible -- it might end up being called a breakout year.

Immortality Bus Delivers Newly Created Transhumanist Bill of Rights to the US Capitol

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 12.21.2015 | Good News
Zoltan Istvan

The Immortality Bus at the US Capitol in Washington DC -- Photo by Zoltan Istvan After months of traveling across the country on a national bus tou...

Civil Rights Clash: Transhumanists Prepare to Challenge an Anti-Cryonics Law in Canada

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

British Columbia has a law on the books that prohibits the marketing or sale of services for cryonics. The stage is being set for a civil rights clash. Cryonicists say they will challenge the law in court, citing it as a human rights violation that threatens their ultimate transhuman goal of trying to live indefinitely.

A World Future Society Conference Speech: Everyone Faces a Transhumanist Wager

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a problem. Each one of us has a problem. In fact, no matter where you go on the planet, no matter who you find, every single person on Earth has this same dire problem.

Should Cryonics, Cryothanasia, and Transhumanism Be Part of the Euthanasia Debate?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 08.21.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

The medical field of preserving the dead for possible future life is quickly improving every year.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Deep-Freezing For Life After Death | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 03.18.2013 | Science

It's been said that nothing in this world is certain, except death and taxes. But what if you could freeze your body immediately after death and be re...

The Immortality Grant

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 10.10.2012 | Weird News
Malcolm Kushner

Woody Allen once said, "I don't believe in an afterlife, although I am bringing a change of underwear." John Martin Fischer doesn't believe in an afterlife either. But he can afford to bring along an entire wardrobe. The UC-Riverside professor just received $5 million to study the afterlife.

'Frozen Dead Guy Days' Gets Reanimated Under New Owner

Posted 01.03.2012 | Denver

Amanda McDonald likes one frozen dead guy so much she decided to buy the annual Nederland Frozen Dead Guy Days event to make sure it stayed running an...

13 Ridiculously Expensive Holiday Gifts For Wall Streeters (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some tycoons are known for being frugal. Walmart's Jim Walton is said to drive an old Dodge Dakota, while IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad reportedly stic...

Ted Williams Head: How SI and the Mainstream Sports Media Gave John Henry Williams a Bum Rap

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

Let us finally put to rest one myth: Ted Williams was not frozen by his evil son, John Henry Williams.

Simon Cowell: I Want To Be Frozen When I Die So I Can Be Brought Back To Life

Mail Online | Jonathan Petre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Simon Cowell has been humiliating talent show contestants with his caustic comments for years. Now if he gets his way, he could still be tormenting th...