Even Paper iPads Are Sold Out, as Chinese Rush to Honor Their Deceased

I'd heard that certain cultures like to furnish their deceased loved ones with paper tokens for the afterlife—think Monopoly money, paper Viagra, that sort of thing. But those iPad-lovers need their tablets for the afterlife too, according to the Malaysian families who have bought up paper iPads in bulk. » 4/05/11 3:40am 4/05/11 3:40am

Achieve Immortality with Ink Afterlife Photo Printed Using Your Ashes

Here's the next step in mankind's never-ending quest for eternal life: Ink Afterlife, where cremated and ground-up ashes are mixed in with printer ink, and end up in a photograph. The ghouls at InkAafterlife.com supply you with a one-ounce barcoded vial, into which you lovingly place the powdery essence of the dearly… » 10/04/07 10:22am 10/04/07 10:22am

Cemetery 2.0 Connects Real Life Grave to Web 2.0 Fun

Whoever said Web 2.0 is nothing more than a passing phase? With something called Cemetery 2.0, people can connect physical gravestones to online memorials of dead people. Yup. Remember Great Aunt Agnes? Oh what a fighter she was. Now you can link her burial plot to her Facebook account, all her pics on Flickr and other … » 11/20/06 9:55am 11/20/06 9:55am