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One-Year-Old With Cancer Dies in Her Parents’ Arms After Doctors Refuse Treatment

On February 17, one-year-old Olivia Stance died after her parents lost their long court battle to keep her on life support. Olivia was born with liver cancer and received two rounds of chemotherapy at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. Remarkably, she beat the odds and celebrated her first birthday earlier this month. However, Olivia […]

"It's My Party" Singer Lesley Gore Dies at 68

Lesley Gore, singer of hits including "It's My Party," died Monday of lung cancer in New York City, her partner of 33 years, Lois Sasson, told The Associated Press reports. She was 68. Born in Brooklyn, Gore signed to Mercury Records as a teenager after being discovered by Quincy Jones. She had a No.... Read More > Other Links From Lesley Gore

Remembering Philip Levine

Philip Levine, the former U.S. poet laureate who died of pancreatic cancer on Saturday at the age of 87, was not a poet to everyone’s taste. Born and raised in Detroit, he was called, by Edward Hirsch, “a large, ironic Whitman of the industrial heartland,” but also...

Lincoln's Birthday

Born February 12, 1809. Died April 15, 1865. Although commonly regarded as great, Abraham Lincoln rises in stature the more you learn more about him. Read the numerous biographies. Read Gore Vidal's novel about him. But to really get...Show More Summary

Moments After Birth These Twins Nearly Died, Months Later They’re Finally Going Home

In the United Kingdom, premature twins who were resuscitated moments after being born are now well enough to go home. According to the Daily Mail, Jack and Erin Steabler were born at 30-weeks and suffered heart and lung problems, as well as a bleed to the brain. Their parents, Mark and Hayley Steabler, were terrified […]

Amazingly Embalmed Bodies!

Rosalia Lombardo, born in 1918 in Palermo, Italy only made it to the age of two, died of pneumonia in an era without antibiotics and tragic losses such as this were common. Her father, in his immense grief, approached an embalmer for help in preserving his little girl forever. Show More Summary

Dying Light review: Born to run…errands while battling zombies

Developed by: Techland Published by: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Available on: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox OneVideo games reinforce the fantasy of always being needed. Their doomsday events are the perfect excuse to cut through the fog of social anxietyto offer one’s self in service to another. Show More Summary

She Was Supposed to Die, But Twin Baby Girl Was Born at 24 Weeks, 87 Days Earlier Than Her Sister

Little Amy Elliot was born at 24 weeks – almost four months before her due date of September 21 and 87 days before her twin sister. Waterford, Ireland mother Maria Jones-Elliot was pregnant with twins when her water broke at 23 weeks and five days into her pregnancy. “I started feeling unwell at work and […]

Mother Informed Both Could Die, But Miracle Twins Smash Guinness Record By Being Born 87 Days Apart

A birth of twins with 87 days between the two has been confirmed to have smashed the previous Guinness World Record for the “longest interval between the births of twins”. For Maria Jones-Elliott it had been one of the hardest pregnancies ever. Show More Summary

Ingham Passes

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Actor Barrie Ingham has died at the age of eighty-two. Ingham is best-known to Star Trek: The Next Generation fans for his role of Bringloidi leader Danilo Odell in Up the Long Ladder. Ingham was born in Halifax, Yorkshire, in 1932 and began his career in the 1950s. His work in over two hundred American […]

The Mystery Of Lana Del Ray: ‘Sad Is Happy To Me’

Lana Del Rey fits the very definition of unique. Especially when it comes to the public’s perception of both her as an individual and as a musician. Her signature somber croon was widely dismissed on her 2012 debut Born To Die, until platinum sales gave way to critical acclaim on her followup record Ultraviolence. Show More Summary

What Famous Musicians Might Look Like if Alive Today

last monthHumor : Neatorama

Karen Carpenter, born 3.2.1950, died 2.4.1983. Age if alive today: 64On Elvis Presley's birthday, I posted a drawing by an age-progression artist that illustrated what he might look like if still alive. The link below is to a collection of similar, age-progressed images of famous musicians. Show More Summary

Founding A$AP Mob Member A$AP Yams Dead At 26

A$AP Yams, founding member of rap collective A$AP Mob, has died at age 26. Though no details have emerged surrounding the rapper's death, fellow A$AP Mob members have taken to social media to confirm the news. Born Steven Rodriguez,Show More Summary

Faten Hamama, Egypt’s ‘Lady Of The Screen’, Dies Aged 83

Legendary Egyptian actress Faten Hamama, known as the “Lady of the Screen”, has died at the age of 83, according to reports. Born in the delta city of Mansoura, Hamama rose to prominence during Egypt’s “Hollywood on the Nile” goldenShow More Summary

Gallup CEO Blasts US Leadership on Economic Leadership; Small Business Death

``I don't want to sound like a doomsayer, but when small and medium-sized businesses are dying faster than they're being born, so is free enterprise. And when free enterprise dies, America dies with it.''

Lana Del Rey announces new album Honeymoon

New York songstress promises a "similar" sound to her 2012 debut, Born to Die.

Actress Donna Douglas Dies At 81

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Donna Douglas, known to you as Elly May Clampett, has died at the age of 81. Born in September 1933, Douglas was married at age 16, had a child and later divorced, all before she moved to New York and earned a role in an acclaimed episode of the “Twilight Zone” in 1959, according to the Internet Movie Database. Show More Summary

The Oldest Facebook User Has Died At 114 Years Old

Anna Stoehr had to lie about her age when she joined Facebook. No, she wasn't too young; she was too old. You see, Anna was 113-years-old when she joined to social network. She was born in 1900, but the earliest year users can sign up with is 1905. She had been introduced to the social network a year [...]

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