To begin, here is Stephen Hawking talking about assisted suicide: We don’t let animals suffer, says Prof Stephen Hawking, as he backs assisted suicide
Coming from a man both of great worth (intellectually), and one is obviously in a less than desirable position with regard to his body.
I should like to go into further detail about this at another time. I am rather busy at work. Article is well worth the read though, as we’re all going to die… and the wealthier among us will likely be very uncomfortable toward the end of our lives, and having the choice/ability to end it on our terms may be something we will desire.
On a lighter note, check out these images from Burning Man,
Another scientific piece which i found quite interesting,
And finally, checkout this image which depicts an asteroid, a comet (not certain on the difference right not) which came pretty close in 2003, and is forecasted to return in our near future.