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The Fountain of Youth: 10 Stories About Our Obsession With Living Forever

Our longing to turn back the clock has brought us everything from pricey face creams to cryogenic chambers.

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At what age does adding another birthday candle go from a thrill to slog? Society’s obsession with turning back the clock has brought us everything from pricey face creams and injectable toxins to cryogenic chambers and “miracle” diets. Explore this collection of great reads on some of our most quixotic attempts at staying forever young.

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Why I Hope to Die at 75

Ezekiel J. Emanuel
The Atlantic

An argument that society and families—and you—will be better off if nature takes its course swiftly and promptly.