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Peter Banks Dies; Yes Guitarist was 65

Peter Banks, the original guitarist for the rock band Yes, has died at the age of 65. According to a BBC report, the English guitarist was found in his home on March 8, apparently dead from heart failure. Banks, along …

Wrong Woman Buried in Mortuary Mishap

The local CBS station in Los Angeles is reporting the bizarre story of a California family that buried the wrong woman after a mortuary mixed up two bodies. Though the incident echoes a scene from the movie Death at a …

Willy Switkes Dies; Character Actor Was 83

Willy Switkes, a character actor who had minor roles on-screen in the 80s, has died at the age of 83. According to an Associated Press report, Switkes died of colon cancer on March 7, 2013 at a hospice in Rockville, …

Nathan Safferstein Dies; Manhattan Project Worker was 92
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The Associated Press is reporting that Nathan Safferstein, a counterintelligence agent for the Manhattan Project, has died. Safferstein’s family told the AP that he died Tuesday, March 5 at his home in the Bronx. He had been suffering from an …

Giant Wave Kills Tourist in Mexico
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The Associated Press is reporting that a giant wave hit two tourists on a beach in Cabo San Lucas, dragging them out to sea and killing one of them. A 65-year-old woman was killed by the freak wave, while a …

Coach Dies in Freak Accident Involving Bicycle, Gate
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The Sacramento Bee is reporting that a Rio Linda High School teacher has died in a tragic accident involving his bicycle and an open gate arm. The report states that Adams, who was a popular multimedia teacher, as well as …

Swiss Nurse Posts Corpse Photos on Facebook Swiss Nurse Posts Corpse Photos on Facebook
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Every week, it seems like somebody is making the news for forgetting that Facebook is a public forum and that people can actually see the things they post. A lot of the time, this lesson is learned in the form …

David R. Ellis Dies, Body Found In Hotel Room

David R. Ellis, the director of films like Final Destination 2, The Final Destination, Snakes On A Plane, and Homeward Bound II, was found dead in a hotel in South Africa, according to The Hollywood Reporter. So far, the cause …

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Dies at Age 78
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U.S. General Herbert “Stormin’” Norman Schwarzkopf has died at age 78. Schwarzkopf served as the commander-in-chief of the U.S. Central Command, where he famously led coalition forces during the Gulf War. According to the New York Times, Schwarzkopf died in …

Rangers Owner Dies: Brad Corbett was 75

Brad Corbett, famous for his six years as the primary owner of the Texas Rangers Major League Baseball (MLB) team, has died at the age of 75. Corbett passed away at his home in Fort Worth, Texas on Monday, December …

Ken Trickey Dies at 79, Former ORU Basketball Coach

Ken Trickey, former Oral Roberts University men’s basketball coach, has passed away at the age of 79. Trickey died on the morning of December 4 from complications of cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease. According to the obituary on his website, Trickey …

Zig Ziglar Dies at 86, the “King of Motivation”
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U.S. motivational speaker Zig Ziglar died today at the age of 86. The Associated Press cites Zigler’s executive assistant as stating he succumbed pneumonia in a hospital in Plano, Texas, where his company was based. Zigler, the self-styled “King of …

Stallone Half-Sister Dies of Lung Cancer

Despite the success of his latest movie, The Expendables 2, Sylvester Stallone has had quite a rocky couple of months. Back in July, Stallone’s son Sage was found dead at age 36. Meanwhile, his half-sister Toni-Ann Filiti has been battling …

Student Dies In Sand Pit After It Collapsed On Him
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“Student dies in sand pit” is not something you want to wake up to in the morning. There’s enough problems in the world today that we don’t need stories of young people with a future ahead of them dying due …

Phyllis Diller Dies At 95; Fans Remember Her Contributions To Comedy
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It’s safe to assume that everybody knows Phyllis Diller. She was one of the most unique comedians working in Hollywood thanks to her trademark laugh. Sadly, we’ll never hear that laugh anymore as Diller passed away in her home at …

Google Employees Get Awesome Benefits on Both Sides of the River Styx Google Employees Get Awesome Benefits on Both Sides of the River Styx
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It’s common knowledge that it’s pretty awesome to work for Google. They’ve received a substantial amount of publicity for their top-notch employee benefits, which extend far beyond great health coverage and a great work environment. But did you know that …

Meet Stony, The Robot Who Mourns So You Don’t Have To Meet Stony, The Robot Who Mourns So You Don’t Have To

Having a loved one die on you is pretty much the worst thing imaginable. A close second would be the mourning period that some religions dictate must take place after the loved one has been buried. I would prefer to …

Comic-Con Death: Twitter Reacts to the Tragedy Comic-Con Death: Twitter Reacts to the Tragedy
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The Comic-Con death of a dedicated “Twilight” fan in San Diego on Tuesday has prompted Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment to issue a joint statement on the matter. “Lionsgate, Summit and the entire Twilight community are saddened by the death of …

NASCAR Corpse: Woman Just Wanted Someone to Hang Out With
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NASCAR corpse: The next time your partner dies and you’re left with no one to watch the races with, it’s still probably a good idea to tell someone about the body. Otherwise, they’re just going to think you’re a macabre …

Millionaire Arsonist Found Guilty, Drops Dead in Courtroom

Michael Marin was found guilty of arson in an Arizona courtroom yesterday, then fell to the floor in convulsions before dying. Prosecutors at the trial claimed that in 2009 the man set his multi-million dollar mansion on fire before making …

Tornado Kills Mom While Protecting Her Daughter

Have you ever heard a parent tell you that they would die so their child could live? A mother in Florida actually did die protecting her daughter on June 25th. As tropical storm Debby was barely anything with just 45 …