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2045: An immortality Odyssey? - The New Indian Express

Friday, June 15, 2018


The New Indian Express

2045: An immortality Odyssey?
The New Indian Express
Once again we are assured of immortality—and this time as early as 2045, as announced by a pair of genetic engineers, David Wood of Cambridge and the Spaniard Jose Luis Cordeiro, according to a preview of their about to be published work, The Death of ...

How the Search for Immortality Killed the First Emperor of China - Ancient Origins

Thursday, June 14, 2018


Ancient Origins

How the Search for Immortality Killed the First Emperor of China
Ancient Origins
The story of Qin Shi Huang's search for immortality sounds like something straight out of a fairytale. For the last ten years of his life, China's first Emperor sent every scholar, magician, and wise man in the nation on a quest to find an elixir that ...

Julesburg Opinion - Julesburg Advocate

Thursday, June 14, 2018


Julesburg Advocate

Julesburg Opinion
Julesburg Advocate
There are many ways, in our society, that someone can be said to achieve Immortality. One is to be elected to high office, such as President, or commit some horrible crime, in which case, the offender's name should be forgotten as soon as possible.

Journeymen footballers shoot for World Cup immortality - Financial Times

Wednesday, June 13, 2018


Financial Times

Journeymen footballers shoot for World Cup immortality
Financial Times
A day before the World Cup began, it was easier to spot Peruvian or Chinese fans dressed in their national colours in Moscow than Russian supporters, even though China have not qualified. Hardly any Russian flags hang from apartment windows, and few ...

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Bill Faloon has pursued immortality for decades. Now he's got lots of company. What does science have to say? - Popular Science

Tuesday, June 12, 2018


Popular Science

Bill Faloon has pursued immortality for decades. Now he's got lots of company. What does science have to say?
Popular Science
Just yesterday, he laid out its gospel to me, saying, “We're talking about immortality.” His followers, he says, are “people trying to live as long as possible, maybe even forever.” At 63, Faloon is old enough to remember when such talk labeled you a ...

Cleve Hill relay earns championship immortality; Surdej and Russ also claim state titles - Buffalo News

Friday, June 08, 2018


Buffalo News

Cleve Hill relay earns championship immortality; Surdej and Russ also claim state titles
Buffalo News
CICERO -- Cleveland Hill's Aaron Wahler, Chris Diem, D'Mario Grant and Javon Thomas earned two things they coveted most by simply winning Friday afternoon at Cicero-North Syracuse. Jon Surdej extended the tradition of success for Lancaster's throwers ...

The Responsibility of Immortality: Welcome to the New Transhumanism - WIRED

Monday, June 04, 2018


WIRED

The Responsibility of Immortality: Welcome to the New Transhumanism
WIRED
We've been yearning for immortality at least since the Epic of Gilgamesh. In Greek mythology, Zeus grants Eos's mortal lover Tithonus immortality—but the goddess forgets to ask for eternal youth as well. Tithonus grows old and decrepit, begging for death.

QWOP turned failure into comedy and found viral immortality - The A.V. Club

Wednesday, May 30, 2018


The A.V. Club

QWOP turned failure into comedy and found viral immortality
The A.V. Club
Actually, it was visited upon him by Bennett Foddy, a designer whose path to video game immortality was as unconventional as the work he creates. It's a strange twist of fate that he has found enduring success as a game designer—he's on faculty at the ...

The Russian Philosopher Who Sought Immortality in the Cosmos - Atlas Obscura

Tuesday, May 29, 2018


Atlas Obscura

The Russian Philosopher Who Sought Immortality in the Cosmos
Atlas Obscura
His philosophy, which is classified today as “Russian cosmism,” explores ideas of space travel and scientifically-engineered immortality through the lens of Christian mysticism. Though his writings were repressed by Stalin in the 1930s, Federov was ...

James Hinchcliffe: Immortality Is Best Word To Describe Winning Indy 500 - Forbes

Wednesday, May 23, 2018


Forbes

James Hinchcliffe: Immortality Is Best Word To Describe Winning Indy 500
Forbes
And the one word I landed on was "immortality." If you win that race, for the rest of your life you're introduced as Indy 500 champ. And your face is on the Borg Warner Trophy for long after you're gone. So winning the 500 does kind of make you an ...

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