R&B singer Johnny Kemp, known for his hit song “Just Got Paid," passed away on Thursday at the age of 55. According to the Bahamas Weekly, the Bahamas born singer died after falling and hitting his head while on the Tom Joyner Cruis...
Baby teeth from children who died during the 1845-52 Irish famine could help us predict the future health of children born today, according to new research. Investigators found that the biochemical composition of teeth that were forming...Show More Summary
Just imagine being told on one of the biggest days of your life, the day your child is born, that he or she was unable to survive -- only to discover that your baby is somewhere out there in the world. This is exactly what happened to this woman from Missouri.
'These numbers testify to the gruesome reality of children who are potentially being born alive and left to die or killed,' says Jack Fonseca of Campaign Life Coalition.
Two years ago I told you about the grizzly practice of babies being born alive after botched abortions and then grotesquely murdered. They are physically strangled, mutilated, or left to die on the abortionist’s table. This vile desecration of human rights takes place not only in the us, but all across the world at a stunning rate. Show More Summary
Knut Aaning was born in Stryn, Norway on April 23rd, 1880. He trained as a photographer in Bergen and then returned to Stryn to work as a photographer in the Oppstryn area. Aaning most likely worked out of his home. When he died in 1922, thousands of glass plate negatives were stored in his house. Show More Summary
I sentenced a man to die without meaning to. Did he even deserve it? I'm not so sure. Napp was a longtime resident of White Orchard. He was born and raised there, he tended to his mother there and he continued to watch over their home after she died. Show More Summary
The body of a monk who was born in 1896 and died in 1998 was preserved very well 17 years after his death in Henan province. [ more › ]
Richard Dysart, who won an Emmy for playing Leland McKenzie on L.A. Law, died Sunday at his home in Santa Monica, Calif., after a long illness, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 86. Born in Boston, Dysart served in the U.S. Air Force and graduated from Emerson College with a degree in... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Richard Dysart L.A. Law
Middleville, the setting for Megan Rose Gedris' webcomic Meaty Yogurt, is an ordinary town, except for one thing: it's under a curse. Anyone who is born there is destined to die there, after a life of long mediocrity. At least that's what Jackie Monroe thinks, but she's determined to beat the curse and do something extraordinary. Read more...
Kaiser Johnson was born Eric Kaiser Johnson in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Instead of going to high school, Johnson went early to college, and garnered three Kennedy Center acting nominations for roles as diverse as a dying boy in Edwin Sanchez’s “Icarus”, Marc Antony in Julius Caesar, and a brutal murderer in Rashomon. Johnson is being spotlighted […]
The basic tenets of the Christian faith are as familiar as they are difficult to fathom. Christ was born, lived an incredible life preaching to an incredulous population, then died horribly only to rise again three days later. For many believers, that’s where the story stops—Christ conquered death and will one day come again. Show More Summary
This is sad. Hayley Okines, a teenage born with a rare defect that gave her the body of a 100 year old (including arthritis and heart problems), passed away at
Before Sierra Sharry's son was ever born, he was without a father. She was eight months pregnant when her boyfriend, Lane Smith, died after a tragic accident. "I lost my best friend, the father of my unborn child," she said in a Facebook post. Show More Summary
The Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira, who died today at the age of a hundred and six, was born in 1908, which is to say, not just before the age of sound films but before the age of the feature film—in the prehistory of the cinema. Show More Summary
According to the Guinness World Records, the oldest person in the world was Misao Okawa from Japan. She had held that title since 2013. However, on April 1, Okawa died at the age of 117. She was born on March 5, 1898. NPR reported that she celebrated her last birthday with her family last month. World’s Oldest Person Dies At 117 Years Old is an article from: The Inquisitr News
She was born in 1898. And now comes word that Japan's Misao Okawa has died at age 117. She had been the world's oldest person since 2013, according to Guinness World Records.
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A newborn baby girl in Guizhou city died 10 days after she was born due to tetanus, which doctors believed she'd contracted through a pair of scissors her father had used to cut her umbilical chord. [ more › ]
Ted Cruz may not have been born in the U.S., but he still wants to be president. And it’s not like that Obama Kenya thing, because he has a birth certificate, and his mom says it’s OK. Or at least that’s what Funny or Die presumes he’d say if he were to be totally honest. Related: Antigay […]