Wormhole-forging hadron colliders; the plague that wasn’t in swine flu; rapture-beckoning Mayan scripture; and, most potently, melting ice-caps. It seems not a month goes by when the population isn’t stirred up into a doom-struck frenzy.
A portrait of our deathly obsession
The Wellcome Collection’s Death exhibition puts the life back into paintings of skulls.
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