In honor of the late great architect Earlier this month, influential (though often overlooked) modern architect Gin Wong died at the age of 94. Born in Guangzhou, China, Wong moved to the United States as a child and grew up in Los Angeles. Show More Summary
Some sad news out of Jamaica: the world's oldest person has died. Violet Mosse-Brown was 117 years old, born on March 10, 1900, in Jamaica. The prime minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, posted about Mosse-Brown's death Friday evening. SEE...Show More Summary
Edouard Manet, Woman with a Cat, 1880’s. by geldenkirchen Édouard Manet, (born January 23, 1832, Paris, France—died April 30, 1883, Paris), was a French painter. He was one of the first 19th-century artists to paint modern life, and a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism.
I’ve always wanted to create my own animations. One idea is simple. My characters would be born, live, fall in love, and die in real time in a 80 year long masterpiece of constant animation. It would be a commentary on the death of the soul and the deep longing of men and women to be truly understood. Show More Summary
A Michigan woman who sacrificed her life for her unborn baby died on Saturday, just three days after her baby girl was born. Carrie DeKlyen, 37, of Wyoming, Michigan, was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a terminal brain cancer, in April. Not long after that, she and her husband, Nick, discovered that they were pregnant with their […]
CAPE TOWN - When Gaston-Louis Vuitton died, the contents of his office were packed up, stored away, and eventually forgotten. According to Bloomberg, Vuitton was born in 1883 and died in 1970 and was a grandchild of the luxury trunkShow More Summary
The Earth spins once a day. It circles the Sun once a year. We are born, we live, and we die. Everywhere we look, cycles represent the natural world around us. Karma, or God, or whomever, seems to have a preference for circles. Everything seems to come back around again, or “full circle,” if […]
Three people appear to have died from the record heat wave in San Francisco this weekend, the San Francisco medical examiner said Wednesday. All three were elderly — they were born in the 1920s or 1930s — lived alone, and died at home, according to the medical examiner. Show More Summary
Kent Online is reporting that a premature baby died at Medway Maritime Hospital after her mother tried to abort her. Born alive The nineteen year old woman arrived at hospital with a trauma related infection in her uterus, and doctors medically induced labour. The baby girl, who a pathologist later said was twenty weeks gestation, […]
Alonso Guillen, a 31-year-old "Dreamer" from Texas, died after he and two friends ventured into surging Harvey floods to save lives, according to local reports. Guillen, who was born in Mexico and moved to Texas as a teenager, was aShow More Summary
Alonso Guillen, a 31-year-old disc jockey, who was born in Piedras Negras, Mexico, moved to the United States, under the shelter of DACA. He has been living in Lufkin, Texas, ever since he was a teenager. As soon as Harvey made landfall, Alonso borrowed a towboat along with some friends and headed...
Painting of Augustine of Hippo and his mother Monica of Hippo,Ary Scheffer, 1846, via Wikipedia Widow; born of Christian parents at Tagaste, North Africa, in 333; died at Ostia, near Rome, in 387.She was married early in life to Patritius who, a pagan, though like so many at that period, his religion was no more than a name. Show More Summary
Vincenzo Commez was born into poverty in Naples in the first years of the 20th century. He begged on the street to help feed his mother and six siblings. He worked in a coal mine. With his father in prison, after his mother died of cholera,...Show More Summary
In Mongolia, child jockeys are dying and suffering painful injuries in some of the world's longest horse races.
As confirmed by Variety, legendary slapstick comedian Jerry Lewis—possibly better known in recent years for his famous Muscular Dystrophy telethon—has died. He was 91. Born Joseph Levitch in 1926 to a vaudeville entertainer father and...Show More Summary
In an interview with a music magazine, the singer said she's taken the flag away as a backdrop during the performance of the song "Born to Die".
Franck Chevalier of the Diotima Quartet reports the death of his teacher Walter Levin, founder of the La Salle Quartet and coach of innumerable members of frontline quartets. Walter was 92. Born in Berlin, he fled with his family to Palestine in 1938. He met his LaSalle colleagues at Juilliard after the War and set […]
A giant panda in Beauval zoo gave birth to twin cubs on Friday, the first ever to be born in France, but one died shortly afterwards, the zoo said. Huan Huan, a female on loan to the zoo from China, had been under close surveillanceShow More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - A giant panda in Beauval zoo gave birth to twin cubs on Friday, the first ever to be born in France, but one died shortly afterwards, the zoo said.
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