Wanna Live Forever? Become a Noun

Woody Allen once quipped that while most people want to achieve immortality through their work, he'd rather achieve it through not dying. I think I'm with him on that one, but while we wait for people like Aubrey De Grey to figure out how to achieve radical life extension, your best next bet might be to do something remarkable so that your name is forever associated with your contribution.

So, try to do it right because, as Robert Krulwich and Adam Cole show in the following song, if you don't, you'll achieve infamy and no one will like you... forever!




If you want the fuller version, you'll want to listen to this:



And for a sample of people who achieved immortality by becoming nouns, check out the following photo essay



And for more info on these folks, visit Life.
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