For some of us, being buried in a simple wooden box is just as good as being buried in one of those extravagant luxury coffins. But now that I’ve seen Saddleback Leather’s custom built casket, I think I’d like to be buried in one of these.
Many people believe in life after death, which explains why they often bury their loved ones with important objects that meant something to them in life. What could be more important than the internet? New Zealand based fiber internet provider MyRepublic has designed a coffin that will deliver the internet to you long after you are buried.
The latest collectible from Awe Me’s Super Fan Builds is a coffee table based on Han Solo’s carbonite block. Because the metallic block could’ve been Han’s coffin if he wasn’t reanimated, Super Fan Builds built the table using an actual wooden coffin as its base.
You’ve seen it drawn on actual crime scenes. Heck, I’m sure you’ve spotted it a couple of times on crime television shows or on related novelty products. I’m talking about the crime scene body outline where the victim’s limbs look like they’re all sprawled out in all sorts of directions.
Coffins remind me of death for obvious reasons. Funerals are usually sad and painful things to go to because it’s never easy to say goodbye to someone you loved forever.
The plain coffins and all the black that everyone at the funeral is wearing doesn’t help either.
While the Xbox 360 Slim significantly curtailed the spread of the dreaded Red Ring of Death, those of us who owned the original white Xbox 360 know all too well about the tendency of Microsoft’s console to overheat and die a tragic death.
Good luck getting a signal in heaven, or wherever you think when your earthly hardware goes after death.
Showcased at the Verona Luxury Fair in Italy – like its name implies, the fair is a billionaires’ flea market – the coffin costs $381,000 (USD).