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TO INFINITY & BEYOND From ‘young blood’ transfusions to apocalypse insurance – weird ways tech billionaires are trying to live forever

IT’S simply not enough for billionaires to have everything they’ve ever wanted – they need eternity to enjoy it, too.

At least a dozen of the world’s richest men have ploughed millions into bizarre ways to live forever. Here are five of the weirdest.

1) Cure for ageing

A number of billionaires are putting their cash to good use by trying to find a “cure” for ageing.

They include Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, who has pumped money into Unity, a California company that hopes to stop the ageing process.

It’s already raised over $116 million in funding and is trying to find a way to block cells that cause arthritis and loss of sight.

Paypal founder Peter Thiel has also ploughed cash into Unity having spoken about finding a cure for ageing for years.

“Most diseases are linked to aging,” Thiel said at Web Summit in 2016.

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