Suicide rates among non-Hispanic American Indians and Alaska Natives were, in 1999, already the highest of any ethnic group, despite being widely underreported. By 2014, roughly 1 in 2,000 men in this ethnic group committed suicide, a 60% increase over the suicide rate among male American Indians and Alaska Natives that prevailed in 1999. Among … Read moreNew century sadness: Suicide rates skyrocket since '99
I have written countless times about near death experiences.. Even today my main headline is an article about comedian Tracy Morgan claiming he had a near death experience after his near fatal accident on a tour bus.. But I have a fear.. As I am sure you do too.. The fear of nothing. The fear … Read moreThe fear of nothingness
It’s an old legend.. Walt Disney saved his brain and froze it .. I am sure you heard that one. It’s really not true–at least not to the best of our rational knowledge. But a new truth has emerged similar in nature–this time it’s real. For the first time, scientists have been able to cryogenically … Read moreTHE FOREVER BRAIN
Yet more paranormal headlines making it into the mainstream.. this time from Tracy Morgan, who said during an interview he spoke to God while in his coma following a near fatal crash.. Morgan: “You’re never going to be normal after you go through something like that. You don’t die for a few weeks and then … Read moreTracy Morgan opens up about coma: He said he spoke to God on the other side
This past weekend while my wife and I were driving home from a peaceful family get-together, we saw something that seemingly shocked our normalcy for a bit. A group of people were gathered along side a major highway putting a makeshift memorial together near a tree. A grown man was clutching a child, all the … Read moreRoadside memorials to the dead
The 3am curse occurs again.. Last night, while most of the East Coast was undoubtedly sleeping through a peaceful summer night, I found myself pacing the house around three in the morning—the witching hour I have often written about on this site. While I don’t profess to know why the curse of sleeplessness of night … Read moreOf life and death under the shroud of night
While there is nothing particularly newsworthy about this, it is linked because it has been and will most likely always be one of my greatest fears: Dead woman wakes up in the morgue.. The AP reports this: Prosecutors in Germany have charged a doctor with negligent bodily harm for declaring a 92-year-old woman dead, only … Read moreThe day you die. And wake up.
Life after death is the inescapable topic for me–while I don’t think about it every waking hour of life, it certainly takes over many inactive moments when my mind is permitted to wander off into the strange places minds can so often voyage.. The question of what happens at the moment we die is going … Read moreLife after death after life