Black Lives Matter was born out of the death of Trayvon Martin at the hands of a self-appointed neighborhood watchman. Over time, Black Lives Matter would grow with the death of another young black man, Michael Brown, who died after an altercation with a uniformed police officer. Show More Summary
Theodore Bikel, known to Trek fans for his role of Sergey Rozhenko, Worf’s Russian adopted father, is dead at the age of ninety-one. The actor died on Monday of natural causes. Born in Austria, Bikel’s family fled to Palestine after the Nazis invaded his country in 1938. Bikel began his career in Tel Aviv in […]
In the United Kingdom, baby Lily was born at 24-weeks but her parents say she would have died if they took their doctor’s advice. According to the Daily Mail, at Southend University Hospital Lily’s parents were asked to sign a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Form because staff believed she wouldn’t survive. Thankfully, they did not […]
Twenty Years after the release of his groundbreaking debut album Ready To Die, the legacy of the Notorious B.I.G, (born Christopher Wallace), not only continues to prove why the rapper belongs in the company of music’s most influential artists, but it also remains marred by mystery and varied conspiracy theories. Show More Summary
The lyrical symmetry of how the cosmos was born, how it will die, and what to make of the mystery in between.
Anne Morriss got p regnant with her first child using donated sperm. But while she couldn't have been happier to have a child, her baby was born with a rare genetic disease. If she didn't feed her son every few hours, he would die. Morriss...Show More Summary
SeaWorld has announced that a newborn baby beluga whale, which was born prematurely, has died in San Antonio, Texas at 3 weeks old. According to a statement from SeaWorld the 3-week-old calf died on Sunday even though it had “round the clock” care from park staff. Show More Summary
Lana Del Rey returns to the scene with "Honeymoon," the title track from her upcoming fourth studio album. The song, like her previous work, explores love and violence, even referencing "Mr. Born to Die," a clear nod to her Born to Die...Show More Summary
Les Femmes d’Alger (Version “O”) was born out of a rivalry between Picasso and Henri Matisse. But competition can evolve into adoration, and when Matisse died on November 3, 1954, Picasso embarked upon an ambitious form of mourning: He would make a series of 15 works in homage to Eugène Delacroix’s 1834 painting Les Femmes […]
It’s been just over a year since Lana Del Rey released her sophomore album Ultraviolence, the Dan Auerbach-produced “desert rock” album that was a dark and dreary departure from her baroque pop debut Born To Die. Today she just released the first song from her third album, the Mark Ronson-produced Honeymoon. Show More Summary
Larry Monroe was a staple of the Austin, Texas airwaves for over 30 years, and when he passed away, his friends and family refused to let the music or his memory die, and the Larry Munroe Forever Mosaic Bridge was born. Monroe began broadcasting at the tender age of 14, and over decades of hosting a succession of radio shows on the Austin airwaves. Show More Summary
Legendary University of Alabama and NFL quarterback Ken Stabler has passed away at the age of 69, according to the Tuscaloosa News. Stabler was born on Christmas of 1945 in Foley, Alabama, giving his parents, Sally and Leroy a pleasant Christmas Day surprise. Show More Summary
Imagine the United States of America when a simple skin infection from a scrape causes a 10 percent chance of dying. Out of every 1,000 women who give birth, nine will die, and out of the 1,000 infants born, up to 30 percent will die. It is difficult to imagine, but these are the alarming statistics […]
Mrs. M.J., a midwife from France, tells the following story of infanticide following abortion: “It was in 1973, I was beginning my second year at the nursing school and it was my first day of my internship in the maternity department. At 4:30 p.m. a nurse hastily came in the treatment room with a white […]
image credit Women tend to live longer than men. But it wasn't always that way, a new study from the University of Wisconsin in Madison says. Adults born in the late 19th century were the first to see men dying at much higher rates than women. Show More Summary
After her own son was born two and a half months ahead of schedule, she wrote a popular manual, “The Premature Baby Book,” to help other parents in similar situations.
Last month, former two-time Muay Thai world champion Valdet Gashi -- originally from Albania -- left behind his home in Germany along with his wife and two kids (one recently born) to join ISIS in the groups fight in Syria. Now, theShow More Summary
The world’s oldest man has died at the age of 112. Japan’s Sakari Momoi was born on February 5, 1903, just months before the Wright Brothers made their inaugural flight. The title of oldest living man now goes to Japan’s Yasutaro Koide, who was born a month after Momoi. Susannah M. Jones of the U.S. is the oldest living woman at 116. Read more...
By Ron Jackson Former South African light heavyweight champion Darius Dhlomo who fought as a professional from 1955 to 1961 passed away recently. He died at Enschede in the Netherlands at the age of 83. Born Darius Mfana Themba Dhlomo … Continue reading ? The post Darius Dhlomo dies in the Netherlands appeared first on Boxing News.
Sometime around the Ides of March, as the 2014-15 NBA season drew to a close, a faint glimmer of hope was born and promptly died for fans of the Utah Jazz. After going 19-34 before All-Star Weekend, the Jazz went on an 11-2 spurt after the break. Show More Summary