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afterlife

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Our crowdsourced sci-fi novel is halfway done, and tackling the afterlife

The world is helping CNET write an original science fiction book in just 30 days. Our story of conflict and discovery between future universes has taken off, but there's still time to help wrap it all up.

By November 16, 2015

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Stephen Hawking waxes dismal on time travel and the afterlife

In a new BBC documentary, the astrophysicist suggests that it simply isn't possible to go back in time. And there's not much to look forward to, either.

By June 19, 2015

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Internet unsure if ancient Greek 'laptop' is a Mac or a PC

Commentary: The Internet is in a tizzy over a Greek carving from 100 B.C. that resembles an open laptop, and CNET writer Amanda Kooser wants to believe.

By February 8, 2016

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'Things are going too fast': Werner Herzog worries about the Internet in new film

"Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World" is a compelling new documentary, but is Herzog, who admits to being uncomfortable with cell phones, the right man to explore the Digital Age?

By February 2, 2016

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Star Wars urns store your ashes in a Death Star or Vader helmet

There's no reason your love of Star Wars has to end when your life does. Cremation urns by a company in the UK let you pay homage to your favorite galaxy in the afterlife.

By December 22, 2015

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Scientist: Quantum physics can prove there's an afterlife

Professor Robert Lanza is sure there's something beyond this mortal coil. He believes the science is there to prove it.

By November 16, 2013

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Stephen Hawking: The afterlife is a fairy tale (but your brain might go on)

Speaking at the premiere of a documentary about his life, the famed physicist said the human brain might be able to be copied and therefore preserved. But the body? No chance.

By September 21, 2013

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Your smartphone's secret afterlife (Smartphones Unlocked)

You sell, recycle, and donate your old phones, but what happens after that? Some could actually wind up right back in your hands.

By December 2, 2012

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Cast-off Netbooks send home snapshots of 'afterlife' (photos)

MIT researchers set up cast-off Netbooks to send back pictures and location data from the computers' new owners in developing countries. The images are random windows into the everyday lives of people in Africa, South Asia, and Indonesia.

15 Images By July 24, 2011

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How to prepare for your last log-off

From will templates to postmortem e-mails, free and low-cost Web services help you put your affairs in order, send messages from the afterlife (sort of), and ensure your online accounts are properly laid to rest.

By May 2, 2013