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from BBC News

Near-death experiences are 'electrical surge in dying brain'

Near-death Experiences Explained: A surge of electrical activity in the brain could be responsible for the vivid experiences reported by near-death survivors, scientists report.

BBC documentary on Near Death Experiences -- Multiple resuscitated individuals worldwide can report about conscious experiences minutes after cardiac arrest despite the fact that the EEG is flat after 15 seconds of cardiac arrest! Conclusion: Consciousness is non-local and not an emergent property of the electrical nerve signals, which are absent during their very vivid, very conscious experiences...

Death in the City is a research project and interactive exhibition exploring the relationship between modern architecture and death over the last century. The first iteration of the exhibition was held in Venice in June 2014. The development of architecture related to death and dying has been, over the past decades, as vivid and significant as the development of other modern ideas that shaped the contemporary city. Nevertheless, it is rarely foregrounded in the architectural history of…

from The Huffington Post

Mysterious Moon Flashes 'Explained'?

The Helix nebula Feel like you are being watched? This infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the Helix nebula, a cosmic starlet notable for its vivid colors and eerie resemblance to a giant eye.

THIS MORTAL COIL | Vivid Projects winter season opens 6 November and ft. X-Ray Audio, Death Drawing, macabre talks + music: photo : Paul Heartfield.

Published on Apr 2, 2014 Rose Price's story tells in vivid detail, along with the other Survivor Stories in the 'That Jew Died For You' project

from Live Science

What Happens When You Die?

There's only one group of people who really know what happens when you die: the dead. And since the dead won't be revealing their secrets anytime soon, it's up to scientists to explain what happens when a person dies.