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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Robert Ettinger, Father of Cryonics Dies And Has Body Frozen

AP | By JOHN FLESHER | Posted 09.26.2011 | Weird News

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- Robert Ettinger, pioneer of the cryonics movement that advocates freezing the dead in the hope that medical technology will en...

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.

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...

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...