Sound System Coffin Lets Audiophiles Rock Out For Eternity

It almost looks like an over-the-top prank by the Onion, but this $30,700 coffin—equipped with speakers and a wireless streaming sound system—is apparently real. Even its name, the CataCombo Sound System, seems like something made up for an SNL commercial parody. But if you can't bear the idea of spending the… » 12/13/12 10:40am 12/13/12 10:40am

Ukrainians Are Hanging Out in Coffins and Calling It Therapy

How do you prepare to meet your maker? Confess your sins, make right with your enemies, spend all of your money on an elaborate European vacation co-starring LL Cool J? Not in the Ukraine. First of all, you're already in Europe. Second, you're probably doing coffin therapy, the hottest and creepiest trend in… » 12/03/12 8:48am 12/03/12 8:48am

There Are Grave Consequences To Sinking the Cue Ball On This Coffin…

Unless you're being cremated, blasted into space, or turned into a cyborg, everyone will need a coffin at some point in their life. (Usually near the end.) And a company called Casket Furniture figures that since you'll be spending thousands of dollars on your post-life home, you might as well enjoy it as much as… » 7/14/12 8:00pm 7/14/12 8:00pm

Be Buried In an iPhone, Vista or Boobies-Inspired Coffin

A company called Creative Coffins offers a service where you can choose themed caskets designed however you like, leading the nerds at T3 to mock up some interesting ones with the concept. Would you want to be buried in an iPhone casket? A Vista casket? How about GTA4, Halo, or an SNES one with an eject button on the… » 7/23/08 12:15pm 7/23/08 12:15pm

Star Trek Coffin Warps Your Corpse To the Final Nerd Frontier

Eternal Image, makers of afterlife geek vessels, released a near final design of their Star Trek casket based on the "Photon Torpedo" design from STII: Wrath of Khan. The piano black coffin is complete with Federation insignia on the inside, and handles for when the ensigns load your geek corpse into the airlock. [… » 10/31/07 2:33pm 10/31/07 2:33pm