Adventurer-archaeologist Indiana Jones has borne witness to countless unimaginable horrors—a man’s face shredded in an airplane’s propellers, a human heart pulled still-beating from its thoracic cavity, the entire 119-minute run-time of Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull—and yet the merciful caress of death continues to elude him. Show More Summary
The Past Doesn’t Have to Dictate the Future President Obama describes his father as a tragic figure. Barack Obama Sr. was born in Kenya, graduated from Harvard but became an alcoholic, was abusive to several women and died in a car wreck. In his book, the POTUS explains that his mother and her family shielded Keep Reading ?
Prince Be, half of the '90s rap duo P.M. Dawn, has died at 46, of kidney failure. Prince Be, born Attrell Cordes, formed P.M. Dawn with his brother Jarrett, aka DJ Minutemix, while still in high school. They earned comparisons to De La Soul, and eventually found popularity in the ... More »
A shocking new government report from Australia found that at least 27 late-term aborted babies survived birth and were left to die in Queensland medical facilities in 2015. The Australian Broadcasting Network reports Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick announced the disturbing findings on Wednesday. The babies were at least five months along, according to the […]
The news comes out as the Australian state debates a bill to legalize abortion on demand.
Anyone who came through Hyenas, and later Laffs, came to know and love "Hoodie." Gary Hood, a comedy mentor and the booker at Laffs Comedy Caffe in Tucson, has died. He was 66. Born Aug. 18, 1949, Hood's old comedy club bios for him say that he was a former child actor who had two […]
“A star shall die as another is born, and so shall they be chosen. Three warriors to lead us into a new age.” Far out in space, three brave warriors wait for the centuries-old prophecy to come true and transform them into heroes for the ages. Show More Summary
Astronomers have discovered a newly born “hot Jupiter” in a distant star system that’s locked in a slow death spiral. It may only be a matter of time before this poor baby planet gets torn to shreds. Read more...
Amadeus playwright Sir Peter Shaffer passed away peacefully in a County Cork hospice in Ireland. He was 90. Belonging to a generation of British playwrights who believed in letting their art do the talking, Shaffer (born in 1926 in Liverpool) was a quiet paragon of a unique degree of psychoanalytic perception in theatre. Show More Summary
Kimbo Slice, the popular mixed martial artist and UFC fighter, has died at age 42. According to TMZ, Slice, born Kevin Ferguson, was hospitalized early Monday, passing away later that day. Bellator CEO Scott Coker confirmed the news, saying, "We are all shocked and saddened by the devastating and untimely ... More »
Kimbo Slice, who made his name as a streetfighter, became an MMA star, and dabbled in pro boxing, has passed away. Kimbo Slice, born Kevin Ferguson, passed away on Monday in Florida, according to American Top Team, who tweeted that the...Show More Summary
Mohammad Ali died on June 3rd at the age of 74. He died from complications due to Parkinson's disease, which he battled for 32 years. As cultural icons go, there were none greater. Born Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky in...
On Friday night Muhammad Ali died at the age of 74. The world immediately began to mourn the loss of the man who was known the world over simply yet emphatically as The Greatest. Like anyone with even a passing interest in sport, I found myself affected by the loss of such a titan. Show More Summary
The rumor mill had been churning since Prince’s death on April 21, but it’s only now been confirmed that the legendary singer, born Prince Rogers Nelson, died of an opioid overdose. The news was confirmed by the AP earlier today. Suspicion of drugs as the cause of Prince’s death began soon after it was confirmed that […]
“Aristotle was born in Stagira in 384 BC and died in Chalcis, Evia, at 322 BC. The great philosopher was originally believed to have been buried at Chalcis, however, archaeologists are now certain that the tomb they have found belongs to Aristotle.”
Pietro Rotari, Young Girl Writing a Love Letter, 1755. Pietro Antonio Rotari was an Italian painter of the Baroque period. Born in Verona, he led a peripatetic career, and died in St Petersburg, where he had traveled to paint for the Russian court.
We regret to share news of the sudden death of Joel Hastings, winner of the 1993 International Bach Competition in Washington DC. Canadian born, Joel toured internationally as a soloist and taught at Florida State University in Tallahassee. He had been undergoing some medical tests in recent weeks when he was struck by a fatal […]
He came from a family of pilots. One uncle was an air force captain. Two cousins, like him, flew for the national carrier, EgyptAir. Mohamed Saeed Shokair died doing what he was born to do, family members said Sunday at a funeral service for the pilot of EgyptAir Flight 804, which crashed into...
Tom DeLeone, a longtime NFL center and two-time Pro Bowler, has died after a long battle with brain cancer. He was 65. The Browns, DeLeone’s team from 1974 to 1984, confirmed his death this morning. DeLeone was born and raised in Ohio and spent his football career there. An All-American at Ohio State, DeLeone was…
According to Variety, Mister Ed and DuckTales star Alan Young has died. He was 96. Young was born in England to Scottish parents in 1919, and when he was a boy, he and his family moved to Canada. He reportedly suffered from chronic asthma, and he became interested in the radio while bedridden. Show More Summary