A South African anthropologist wants to dig up William Shakespeare's bones to find out if the playwright smoked pot. He got this crazy idea from an earlier study which turned up pipe fragments in Shakespeare's garden that were coated with a marijuana residue.
Meet the next-gen grave, or "genesis biopod," as creator Jack Hokanson calls it. It's a pod containing the cremated remains inside a dissolvable bag. Mere minutes after being tossed into the waves it dissolves, creating a plaything for curious sea-creatures.
We have seen evidence of this in the past, but it seems that burying loved ones with cellphones and other gadgets is more common than you might think.
I'm not sure who this guy was, but one thing is for sure —he was a massive nerd. Got to love that kind of commitment though. Plus, if he ever came back as a zombie you could probably stay alive by sitting him in front of a new computer with a sweet LCD monitor. [News From Gadgets World]