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You’re going to die. This app reminds you 5 times a day

Most of us live denying the inevitability of death. We see death on the news but remove ourselves from the reality of it. Advances in medicine have given us a false sense of hope that death will never come, and because of this, death has become an even dirtier taboo than sex — or periods

We shy away from things that invite discomfort, but it’s time we welcomed death into our lives — in app form.

Do you like good gadgets?

Those sweet cool gadgets?

WeCroak is an elegant and simple app that casually reminds you of death five times a day and it’s meant to encourage “contemplation, conscious breathing or meditation,” according to its website.

It’s as straightforward as it sounds, once you part ways with 99 cents, you’ll receive morbid push notifications like: “Don’t forget, you’re going to die,” and “Death is the only end if you assume the story is about you.”

You can also swipe the notifications to reveal an inspiring quotation related to death — and life. However, once you’re on the app, there’s nothing else to do but read the morbid quote and face your own mortality. Few seconds of existential dread, then move on with your day.

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