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The spirit of Mike Nichols lives on in this year's awards season

Mike Nichols' death in November was a shock in part because the Oscar, Tony and Emmy Award-winning director — he also won a Grammy, making for a rare EGOT — had come to seem like someone who would simply always be there, an immovable part of the cultural landscape. That also...

How Atheists Can Deal with Death

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses how atheists can deal with death:

Suge Knight Wanted In Hit And Run Death On Set Of Filming Project Says TMZ

Suge Knight is a wanted man tonight for his part in the death of a man in Compton. TMZ is reporting that Suge Knight killed Terry Carter with his car. The incident happened on the set in Compton on Thursday, where Knight was said to be filming a project. Show More Summary

The Michelle Obama Headscarf Controversy Is Absurd

First Lady Michelle Obama sparked a worldwide controversy this week when she did not don an Islamic headscarf in Saudi Arabia. Obama was part of a delegation that visited Saudi Arabia Tuesday to pay respects after the death of King Abdullah. Show More Summary

This Woman Endures Horrifying Rape And Death Threats For Exposing Sexism In Video Games

This never ceases to be shocking. If you are a woman talking about sexism in video games, you will be showered with the most horrific threats, particularly via Twitter. Anita Sarkeesian is part of a two-person team running Feminist Frequency, a video web series that explores sexism in pop culture. Show More Summary

#AndreTheGiantFacts: Twitter Remembers Andre The Giant 22 Years After His Death

Stories about Andre the Giant border on legends. They are incredible, unbelievable, and for the most part, absolutely true. Twitter is celebrating this larger-than-life man today, the 22nd anniversary of his death, by sharing some amazing Andre The Giant facts. andre the giant died 22 years ago today. he would’ve been 68 years old and […]

Death and Other Anxieties

Psychological research on motivation has proposed a lot of strange theories. Perhaps the strangest (to my mind) is Terror Management Theory. I realize that this sounds like a psychological theory that ought to be part of the Department of Homeland Security.

Over Easy: Fukushima Update

Greetings! Two deaths reported at Fuku, industrial type accidents. Looks like as least one is a lack of care on the part of the victim. Safety harnesses do no good if tucked into your belt rather than attached. Another report saying that Fuku releases are WAY higher than reported. The impact is worldwide, yet few [...]

Who killed Albert Nisman? part 3

(Scott Johnson) The death of Alberto Nisman in his Buenos Aires apartment continues to give rise to troubling revelations something other than the suicide that appeared to be the cause of his death. Nisman was of course the Argentine...Show More Summary

The President Proposes a Second Tax on Estates

As part of his new tax plan, the president has proposed ending the “step-up” in tax basis for inherited assets, and, furthermore, requiring the capital gains tax to be paid at death rather than when an heir later sells the assets. There...Show More Summary

Who killed Alberto Nisman? part 2

(Scott Johnson) The news related to the death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman this past Sunday is arriving in torrent. Nisman was killed under suspicious circumstances on the eve of the explosive testimony he was to give regarding...Show More Summary

American Horror Story: Freak Show Finale Recap: No Freakin’ Way

There were some good things about the season finale of American Horror Story: Freak Show. No, stop laughing. There were. There really were. The best part, of course, is Dandy’s death, where Bette and Dot trick him into marrying them so they can drug him and have Desiree and Jimmy... More »

Why Death Note and Attack on Titan Are So Popular 

Death Note and Attack on Titan's successes as manga are only part of why they've gone on to become well-received mainstream anime adaptations. The other secret to their success? Tetsuro Araki, their director. Read more...

This Is What Companies Do When They Are Getting Kicked by Entry-Level Turnover...

Let's say you're an HR leader responsible for recruiting and retention in some entry-level parts of your company, and your turnover rate is the death of a thousand cuts. Sure, you have a great retention month every once in a...

IL: CTA Bus Garage Could be Part of Fisk Power Plant Redevelopment

A 60-acre site in the Pilsen neighborhood, once reviled for its smoke-belching power plant that contributed to premature deaths and asthma, could be redeveloped into a Chicago Transit Authority bus garage, park and nature walk.

Mutants of the '90s: Where Are They Now? Part 1 - The Living

Get to know the dozens of mutants that survived the notorious decade and those that overcame their deaths in the new millennium.

Tied to a Wooden Cross, Part Two: Boycott Bali

Indonesia does not deserve your tourist dollars. Many Indonesians support their barbaric laws. This is how many on Bali reacted to Schapelle Corby's arrest for 4.4 kilos of marijuana. Death is neither quick or painless when you are tied to a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Marriage Boot Camp Season 2 Episode 2 Recap: 'Til Death Do Us Part?

While last week's premiere introduced us to the celebrity (term used loosely) couples fighting to keep their relationships alive, it was all over last night. Marriage Boot Camp Season 2 Episode 2 saw them headed to divorce court. Dun dun dunnnnn. Show More Summary

Reports of the death of the Big Ten were greatly exaggerated

The Big Ten has been a punching bag for the national media for the better part of the last decade, and deservedly so.  The conference barely sniffed the national championship hunt after Ohio State’s failures on the big stage in 2006 and 2007. Show More Summary

We Fight to Honor My Husband's Dying Wish

When I met my husband, I knew I wanted to be with him for the rest of my life, until death parted us. Most people feel that way when they meet the love of their life. But most people don't think that the time to part would come so soon. Show More Summary

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