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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 [UPDATED] Yandex Co-Founder Ilya Segalovich Dies at 48 [UPDATED]

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 Motorcycle Accident Facebook Chef Josef Desimone Dies in Motorcycle 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

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 …

Longtime WebmasterWorld Admin ‘Tedster’ (Warren “Ted” Ulle) Passes Away Longtime WebmasterWorld Admin ‘Tedster’ (Warren “Ted” Ulle) 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
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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 The Late 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 …

James Gandolfini’s Death Prompted This Questionable Facebook Post from Amazon James Gandolfini’s Death Prompted This Questionable Facebook Post from Amazon
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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 Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

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 …

Lourdes Flooding Kills 1, Closes Pilgrimage Sites
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Heavy rains in the southwestern French town of Lourdes have caused massive flooding, closing down a Catholic holy site and killing at least one person. According to France 24, the flooding has closed down the Sanctuary of Our Lady of …

Slim Whitman Dies; Country Music Star Was 90
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Country Music legend Slim Whitman has died at the age of 90. According to First Coast News, Whitman died in Orange Park, Florida Wednesday night of heart and kidney failure. He reportedly passed away “peacefully” at Orange Park Medical Center, …

Dreyfoos: Bodies Found at Florida High School

Police in West Palm Beach, Florida are investigating the discovery of two bodies at an area high school According to a WPTV news station report, employees at the Dreyfoos School of the Arts found the bodies early this morning. According …

Hoffa Remains Sought by FBI in Michigan
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The final resting place of teamster official Jimmy Hoffa has remained a mystery for nearly 40 years. Various theories and speculative musings have kept the mystery alive all this time. Not a year goes by that someone doesn’t claim to …

EagleMed Crash Kills 1, Prompts Questions
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A medical helicopter crash killed a patient and injured a medical worker on Tuesday near Tulsa, Oklahoma. According to Choctaw Nation Health Services, an investigation into the crash and the safety record of EagleMed, the company that owned the helicopter, …

Kentucky: Threats Made After Cop’s Death
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Back in May, a Bardstown, Kentucky police officer was gunned down on his way home from work. The officer, Jason Ellis, had stopped to move debris out of the road and was shot multiple times with a shotgun by someone …

Yosemite Rock Climber Dies, Missing Teen Still Not Found
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A British rock climber on Yosemite National Park‘s famous El Capitan died this week after being struck by a loose rock. According to the U.S. National Park Service, 28-year-old Felix Kiernan died on Sunday while climbing El Capitan. Kiernan and …

Deacon Jones Dies; NFL Star Was 74

NFL great David “Deacon” Jones has died at the age of 74. According to a statement from the Washington Redskins, Jones died from natural causes at his home in Southern California. ‚ÄúDeacon Jones was one of the greatest players in …

Fire Kills 119 at Chinese Poultry Plant

A fire that occurred Monday at a Chinese poultry plant has resulted in the death of at least 119 people. According to a CNTV report, the fire trapped employees inside a slaughterhouse in the city of Dehui, located in China‘s …

Teen Missing After Being Swept Over Yosemite Waterfall
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A Sacramento, California teen is missing after being swept over a waterfall at Yosemite National Park. According to the U.S. National Park Service, 19-year-old Aleh Kalman was swimming above Nevada Fall (pictured) on Saturday after noon. At around 2:45, Kalman …

Killer Bees Responsible for Death of Texas Man
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A man is dead after disturbing the hive of an estimated 40,000 “killer” bees in Moody, Texas. 62-year-old Larry Goodwin died on Saturday after his tractor ran upon a hive of the killer bees while clearing brush for a neighbor. …