John McCain: Planning His Own Funeral
It is not so common to have the knowledge that you are going to die along with the presence of mind and the physical strength to direct what will happen in your last days. John McCain has all three, and where he's directing his energy is inspiring. He has chosen... »
Marketing a Cemetery
If you think competition is fierce to get into a cemetery in New York City, you'd be right. Considering we have a tough enough time finding space in this city while we're living, the oodles of dead from centuries past need a place to lay their heads too, and... »
A Different Kind of Time Traveling: Send Messages to Relatives 100 Years in the Future
It is only recently that we have been confronted with planning our digital afterlives, yet as technology advances at an alarming speed, there seems to be more and more to plan for. Services like IfIDie have emerged, sending passwords, notes, and even automatic Facebook posts in the event of... »
“Songs About Us”: A Teaching Tool for Young Adults with Special Needs
Muzic School is a new record label dedicated to empowering children with Autism and special needs through the concept of Edutainment. Their first album, Songs About Us, is a compilation of social stories set to song. Commonly practiced ideas, lessons, tasks and goals are communicated to developmentally delayed young... »