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Maersk Alabama: Two Found Dead On Ship

Maersk Alabama: Two Found Dead On Ship

By Emily Greene February 19, 2014

Two men were found dead on the Maersk Alabama, the same ship that Somali pirates attempted to hijack in 2009, which was also the basis for the 2013 film Captain Phillips starring Tom Hanks. The two men, both 44 years …

Peter O’Toole, 81, Has Passed Away Peter O’Toole, 81, Has Passed Away

Film legend Peter O’Toole has passed away. He was taken to the Wellington hospital in London on Friday, where his agent says that he died following a long illness. O’Toole’s health had been an issue at other times in his …

Paul Orberson, Head of FHTM, Dies at Age 57 Paul Orberson, Head of FHTM, Dies at Age 57
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Paul Orberson, the founder of infamous multi-level marketing company Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing (FHTM), has died at age 57. According to a report from the Lexington Herald-Leader, Orberson died of kidney cancer, which he was diagnosed with in 2003. He is …

Could Family Guy Brian’s Death Spell The End? Could Family Guy Brian’s Death Spell The End?

Brian, the Griffin family dog, was killed off in the recent “Life of Brian” episode of Family Guy. The producers had warned fans that a character was going to die. But for some reason, no one was expecting any of …

U.S. to Create New Young Death Registry U.S. to Create New Young Death Registry
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The death of a child is rarely expected and sometimes hard to explain. Health professionals in the U.S. are now trying to determine just how widespread the impact of such deaths are in the country – and what can be …

Want to Know Who Died In Your Home? Now You Can. Want to Know Who Died In Your Home? Now You Can.
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Have you ever heard a noise in your home that you couldn’t explain, or are planning to buy a house soon and want to see whether any deaths have occurred in the home? If so, check out Died In House, …

Colorado Hikers: Five Killed In Deadly Rockslide Colorado Hikers: Five Killed In Deadly Rockslide

Fiver hikers in Colorado were trapped and killed on Monday, after a massive rockslide. The victims were buried under the rocks and were unable to escape. They were buried in an unstable environment, preventing emergency help from being able to …

Ilya Segalovich Dies: Yandex Co-Founder Was 48 Ilya Segalovich Dies: Yandex Co-Founder Was 48

On Saturday afternoon Ilya Segalovich, co-founder of the “Google of Russia”, Yandex, was taken off life support and passed away. That ended a battle with terminal metastatic gastric cancer that began nearly a year ago. Early reports indicated that Segalovich …

Yandex Co-Founder Ilya Segalovich Dies at 48 Yandex Co-Founder Ilya Segalovich Dies at 48

UPDATE: Yandex CEO Arkady Volozh has clarified an announcement made by his company earlier today that Segalovich had died. According to him, he is actually in a coma: “We want to clarify an earlier statement that the company put out. …

Facebook Chef Josef Desimone Dies in Accident Facebook Chef Josef Desimone Dies in Accident

Facebook’s executive chef, Josef Desimone, died in a tragic motorcycle accident on Monday. CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared the sad news on Facebook Monday night, saying that Desimone was crucial in defining Facebook’s culture in the early years, and that the …

Amy Winehouse Exhibit Opens at London Jewish Museum Amy Winehouse Exhibit Opens at London Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum in London this week opened an exhibit on the life of singer Amy Winehouse, who died in 2011 from alcohol poisoning (though an eating disorder may have also contributed). The exhibit, called Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait, …

Computer Mouse Inventor Douglas Engelbart Dies Computer Mouse Inventor Douglas Engelbart Dies

Douglas Engelbart, the man credited with inventing the early computer mouse, has died of kidney failure at the age of 88, according to numerous reports. Whether or not you know his hame, his work obviously continues to affect you on …

WebmasterWorld Admin 'Tedster' Passes Away WebmasterWorld Admin 'Tedster' Passes Away

Warren “Ted” Ulle, a longtime forum admin at WebmasterWorld has passed away, leaving the SEO community in mourning. WebmasterWorld founder Brett Tabke wrote in the forum last night: I am deeply saddened to tell you that long time administrator and …

Lil Snupe Memorial Service Attended by Hundreds Lil Snupe Memorial Service Attended by Hundreds
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18-year-old rapper Lil Snupe (real name Addarren Ross) was shot and killed in Winnfield, Louisiana earlier this month. The young rapper’s death shook the small Louisiana community where he lived, and hundreds attended a memorial service for the teen this …

Sesame Street Pays Tribute To James Gandolfini Sesame Street Pays Tribute To James Gandolfini

On Wednesday, many were shocked to find out that actor James Gandolfini has passed away at the age of 51 from a heart attack. Throughout the evening and today, people and online publications have continued to discuss and pay tribute …

Amazon Takes Heat for James Gandolfini Post Amazon Takes Heat for James Gandolfini Post
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Good intentions gone horribly wrong? A callous attempt to generate sales from the death of an icon? Or a simple mistake by some social media guy? Whatever the case, some people aren’t very happy with Amazon right now. As you …

Peachem Shooting Leaves Two Men Dead Peachem Shooting Leaves Two Men Dead

A shooting in Peacham, Vermont on Wednesday left two men dead in an apparent murder-suicide. According to the Vermont State Police, police received a report of shots fired at around 7 am on Wednesday. A 60-year-old woman, Jeannie Peabody, had …