All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘dead’

Twitter Now Removes Images of the Dead Upon Request

In some circumstances, upon request of the family, Twitter will now delete images of the deceased. In order for Twitter to act on any specific imagery, a few qualifications must be met. Once an immediate family member of the deceased contacts Twitter with the request, the company will weigh whether or not the images have “public interest factors such as…newsworthiness” …

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Tony Benn Dead at 88, Britain Mourns

Tony Benn, renowned British leftist politician, died Friday at the age of 88, surrounded by loving family. Benn is commonly known for renouncing his family title, or hereditary peerage, in order to retain his seat in the House of Commons. He won his election despite the fact he was, technically, disqualified from his position due to his title, which he …

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Dead Dolphins Washed Ashore on the Peru Coast Last Month

Wildlife experts have confirmed that last January over 400 dolphins washed up on the beaches of northern Peru, which is not too far away from the borders of nearby neighbor Ecuador. Two hundred were washed ashore within the first three weeks and by the end of the month, 200 more were determined dead. Twice that amount was found in Peru …

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Paul Walker, ‘Fast & Furious’ Actor Dead at 40

Paul Walker, the actor made famous by the Fast and Furious empire, has died at the young age of 40. Walker was driving in Santa Clarita, California when his Porsche was involved in a single-car accident that is being referred to as “fiery.” Many of the details surrounding the accident and Walker’s death are still unclear. Law enforcement is still …

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The Pogues Guitarist Philip Chevron Dies At Age 56

The Pogues are a celtic punk band from London, England and were formed in 1982. The singer, songwriter and guitarist of the band, Philip Chevron, died on Tuesday at the age of 56. He died after being treated for throat cancer that had recently come back. He had first announced that he had cancer back in 2007, but had been …

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Dennis Farina, Best Cop/Mobster Actor in History, Dead at 69

Dennis Farina died today in Scottsdale, Arizona, of a blood clot in his lung. He was 69 years old. Farina was an 18 year veteran of the Chicago Police Department (1967-1985) before finding fame in Hollywood. A job as a police consultant for director Michael Mann in 1981 sparked an interest in acting, and Farina took his first small role …

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Charles Durning Dies At 89, Versatile Character Actor Was Successful On Film And On Stage

Charles Durning, one of the most famous character actors to have ever lived, died in his home on Monday. He was 89. Durning was born on Feb. 28, 1923 in a military family of four brothers and five sisters. His four brother survived until adulthood, but all of his sisters died of scarlet fever or smallpox in childhood. Once he …

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Family Feud Host Richard Dawson Dead At 79

I was a pretty big fan of Family Feud growing up. It was one of those game shows where it was more fun to guess the survey results than actually watching the families get things wrong in hilarious fashion. Part of the appeal of Family Feud was the fantastic host Richard Dawson whom I remember most from reruns and his …

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Robert Kennedy Jr.’s Wife Dead, Police Investigate

Robert Kennedy Jr’s wife, Mary Kennedy, was found dead today in their home in New York. Sources at RadarOnline say Kennedy committed suicide. So far the information has not been confirmed and police are yet to make an announcement. We will update as news becomes available. “There was an EMT vehicle outside the home about an hour ago,” a source …

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Sri Lankan Man Dies After Burying Himself Alive, Earns Darwin Award Nomination on Twitter

Twenty-four year old Sri Lankan man, Janka Basnayake, perished on Saturday after trying to set a record for the longest time that anyone has been buried alive. Basnayake’s final attempt may have been up to 6 1/2 hours; he was buried at 9:30 a.m. and exhumed at 4 p.m.. When he came to the surface he was unconscious and taken …

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Google Search Reveals Killer Hiding In Plain Sight

Trust is a hard thing earn and give and that’s just a thing one woman could not give to her sister’s new beau who was, in her suspicion, a little different, weird if you will. She went home to google her hometown; what she found chilled her blood and confirmed her suspicion. A photo appeared on the screen, a photo …

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Taiwanese Corpse Among Gamers At Internet Cafe

If you’re gaming hardcore for a few hours you can feel dead tired afterwards. Well, apparently one guy really was dead tired after his game session, but I’m placing more emphasis on the dead part rather than tired. While playing video games, a Taiwanese man died of cardiac arrest due to low temperatures. It was reported that the man checked …

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