Monthly Archives: October 2018


How does VR help dying people?

How does VR help dying people? Virtual reality has been developing for decades, but it’s beginning to be harnessed in areas of life other than seaside town arcades and cinema multiplexes. Within end of life care, there’s been a move towards using VR to make the dying process a little more forgiving and fulfilling. What […]

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Top 5 weirdest coffin inventions

Top 5 Weirdest Coffin Inventions It isn’t just a stereotype that the Victorians (and a good deal of their predecessors) were obsessed with death. As well as ritualising it and dressing it up, past mourners were also great at reinventing it. We take a look at the inventions within the coffin and burial world that […]

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Modern death rituals

Modern death rituals You don’t go to church, but you religiously eat the same cereal every morning. You don’t believe in a higher being, but you find yourself crossing your fingers when you need some good luck on your side. So when it comes to death, does a little ritual help? Here we look at […]

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