• LIFE
    Dublin doctor giving voice to the realities of life and death

    The Secret Doctor is a blog launched by the British Medical Association in 2016 in order to shine a light on the realities of working in the profession. The purpose was not to spy on practitioners or blow whistles but to get a conversation going about things that matter to those at the coalface. Charged […]

  • Bill Viola / Michelangelo: Life Death Rebirth review – an uneasy dialogue

    ‘Divine muscular energy’: Michelangelo’s The Risen Christ, c1532-3. Right: Tristan’s Ascension (The Sound of a Mountain Under a Waterfall), 2005 by Bill Viola. Photograph: Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019; Bill Viola Studio Ever since Bill Viola first pitched up in Florence as a 23-year-old film technician in 1974, there has been a certain inevitability […]

  • Into the void: the fast life and shocking death of a wingsuit-flying superstar

    ‘You are the bird, every twitch can move you this way or that’… Polli flies off Pedra da Gávea, near Rio de Janeiro, in a scene from Base. Photograph: Carlos Briceño Schütte One week after his wingsuit-flying partner died, Carlos Briceño Schutte launched himself into the void holding an inflatable pig. The drop from the Aiguille du […]

  • When life is a fate worse than death

    Karen Ann Quinlan lived two lives. Her first life was that of a regular middle-class girl in Scranton, Pennsylvania: she swam, she skied, she dated, she attended mass with her family, she went to high school, and she worked at a local ceramics company. However, this life changed after she was laid off from her […]

  • When life is a fate worse than death

    Karen Ann Quinlan lived two lives. Her first life was that of a regular middle-class girl in Scranton, Pennsylvania: she swam, she skied, she dated, she attended mass with her family, she went to high school, and she worked at a local ceramics company. However, this life changed after she was laid off from her […]

  • STARTUPS
    Leading Cause of Death of Startups: Real Estate

    Ross Mayfield, CEO of SocialText, and a long-time blogger himself, is finally getting an office. For two years his company has operated virtually, with employees working from their homes across the United States. He calls it “net-enabled bootstrapping” because the company has used technology tools to operate at a low cost and grow from within. […]

  • STARTUPS
    Google’s New Mobile-First Index and the Death of Desktop SEO

    Image credit: Leon Neal | Getty Images JOHN LINCOLN CONTRIBUTOR CEO of Ignite Visibility MARKETING BOOTCAMP 5 Marketing Essentials for Your Business to Appeal to Millennials MARKETING BOOTCAMP How Virtual Reality Will Change Storytelling and Marketing in the Next Decade MARKETING BOOTCAMP How to Get the Media Hooked On Your Company ON-DEMAND EVENT STRATEGIES TO […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Prosecution demands death sentence for Kasab

    Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam made strong arguments in the Arthur Road Jail special court on Tuesday demanding death sentence for Ajmal Kasab on the grounds of the “cold-bloodedness and motivation” of Kasab. In arguments a day after Kasab was pronounced guilty by Special Judge M L Tahaliyani, the prosecution said in court,” He is a […]

  • NEWS
    Scientists investigate suspected meteorite death in Tamil Nadu

    A file photo of a meteor streaking across the sky. The last reported death from a meteorite strike was in 1825. Photo: AFP/Nasa Chennai: Indian scientists are investigating whether a man was killed by a meteorite, which if confirmed would be the first recorded death from falling fragments of space rock in almost 200 years. […]