All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘RIP’

Celebrities Honor Nelson Mandela Via Social Media

Nelson Mandela was an influential man. He was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary who became imprisoned. Then later in his life, he became a philanthropist, serving as the President of South Africa. Mandela was the first black African American to be an elected official. He lived a life of struggle, hard work and dedication. Mandela passed away yesterday, Dec. 5, …

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Ray Dolby, American Sound Pioneer, Has Passed Away

The AP reported last evening that Ray Dolby, the American inventor who can be credited with assisting in the design of the first practical VHS recording device and many other entertainment devices, has died at age 80 in his San Francisco home. Dolby has been heralded as the man who pioneered recorded sound. CNET reported that Dolby had been living …

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RIP, Google Reader. So, What Now?

R.I.P., Google Reader – 2005-2013. It’s better to burn out than it is to fade away, right? For many Google Reader users, this will feel like a burn out. Even though Google announced that they would be killing their 8-year-old RSS reader product way back in March and gave users nearly 4 months to migrate to another service – some …

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Sad News, Internet: Stewie, the World’s Longest Cat, Has Died

The internet mourns the passing of Mymains Stewart Gilligan (Stewie) the cat, longcat of all longcats. The Guinness World Record holder for longest cat alive has just died at the age of 8. The cat, who was a staggering 48.5 inches when fully stretched, passed on Tuesday after a battle with cancer. “Stewie was always very social and loved meeting …

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Chris Brown is Twitter’s Lastest Victim

The Twitter killer is at it again, and its latest victim is someone who, in all honesty, the Twitter Killer should’ve targeted after first. At least that way, we would’ve been spared from seeing his Grammy performance. Way to go, CBS. Glorifying a woman beater like that. What’s next? A lifetime achievement award for the now-deceased Ike Taylor for the …

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Eddie Murphy is The Next Twitter Victim

After Solja “Superman that ho” Boy’s death, or rumors thereof, spread like wildfire over Twitter, a hoax using the social media platform was blamed. However, what I’m now referring to as “The Twitter Murderer” has struck again. This time, his victim is the once-great Eddie Murphy. That’s right, a current and active trend moving quickly through the Twitterverse going by …

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