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Article by Lulu Miller, December 31, 2013, NPR News.

Ticktock. Ticktock. Ticktock. The seconds left in 2013 are slipping away. And you know what else is slipping away? The seconds left in your life.

Luckily for you, there’s a new product called Tikker, a wristwatch that counts down your life, so you can watch on a large, dot-matrix display as the seconds you have left on Earth disappear down a black hole. . . .

And, it turns out, there is some evidence for [this] point of view. A 2009 study showed that thinking about death makes you savor life more. . . . But that’s not the whole story . . .”  Read the article.