All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘deaths’

Want to Know if Someone Died In Your House? This Website Tells You.

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, a website that claims to let you do exactly what its name says–find out who died in your home. Died …

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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 retrieve them until Tuesday. What triggered the incident is not able to be determined as of yet, but the area …

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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 had died on Thursday, July 25th. The company put out a statement lamenting Segalovich’s unexpected death. But shortly after, company …

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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. We have since learnt that Ilya is in coma and on life support although not showing any brain function. Our …

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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 company will soon find a way to permanently honor Desimone’s legacy. I have some very sad news to share. This …

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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, will feature many of Winehouse’s personal belongings, including her guitar, record collection, and wardrobe. Family pictures from Winehouse’s younger days …

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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 a daily basis. Wired has an archived profile (via TechCrunch) written by Engelbart describing his various endeavors. Here’s what he …

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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 member of WebmasterWorld, Tedster (Warren “Ted” Ulle) passed away Friday in his sleep with family near… Ted was a dear …

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Lil Snupe Memorial Service Attended by Hundreds

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 weekend. According to a Shreveport Times report, hundreds of people attended a memorial service for Snupe on Saturday afternoon at …

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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 to Gandolfini and the mark he was able to make on the world in his short time here. Everyone from …

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James Gandolfini’s Death Prompted This Questionable Facebook Post from Amazon

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 probably heard, well-respected actor James Gandolfini, best known for his masterful portrayal of conflicted mob boss Tony Soprano in HBO’s …

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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 made the call after her husband, 50-year-old Mark Peabody, went outside their home to confront a man who had parked …

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