How To Fossilise… Yourself

Fossils aren’t the preserve of dead dinosaurs and ancient insects. Believe it or not, you could ensure that your body lives on, perfectly preserved in stone, for ever more. You just need to die in a very, very specific way.

This video explains exactly how specific that needs to be. Spoiler: you better find some tree sap or the bottom of the ocean floor first. [TED Ed]