Thanks to a small but devoted core of true believers and an infusion of Silicon Valley research funds, the once-revered, much-reviled science of cryopreservation may itself be coming back from the dead. Welcome to Alcor, where death is merely a temporary setback.
Is his name OSCAR? IF NOT, IT SHOULD BE! Get it, because Oscar, like, he deserves an OSCAR for his stellar performance.
Antonia Candelaria’s funeral was the first of 24, who died in Monday’s monster storm. The seven children, who lost their life at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., were all in the same third grade class.
WARNING: This video is best watched while hugging your dog.
Friends and family remembered Ricardo Portillo at a wake followed by a religious ceremony Wednesday in Salt Lake City.
Rapper Chris Kelly, best known for the hit “Jump,” was found unconscious at his home Wednesday and was later pronounced dead at Atlanta Medical Clinic. He was 34.
Twitter used to talk about the media’s coverage of death. Now the media talks about Twitter’s.
Parting is such sweet marshmallowy sorrow
1993 was the biggest-ever year for sales in the comics industry. This is what was on the racks. Sorry if this makes you feel like you’re a million years old.
Ram Singh’s lawyer: “There were no circumstances which could have led to Ram Singh committing suicide. There was no mental stress. He was very happy.”
Venezuelan opposition challenges Nicolás Maduro’s legitimacy as Venezuela’s interim president, Guardian reports.
The Venezuelan President will join a small group of world figures to have their bodies preserved and put on display for eternity.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez last words were: “I don’t want to die. Please don’t let me die.”
“We heard a distinct single gunshot from the house,” law enforcement said during a news conference held Friday evening.
How the coolest girl in the world taught me, and an entire community, to cope with her death. And how to live.
Even worse than you imagined. I’ll miss you.
If you’re lucky, you’ll die in your sleep. Massive stars, however, try and stave off death for trillions of years; fighting to keep burning until eventually they collapse into themselves. At the very end, they’ll violently explode into a beautifully colored gaseous display — a supernova — before silently slinking into the cosmos, unnoticed, another lonely white dwarf.
Johnny Lewis, who is best known for playing Kip in Sons of Anarchy and quirky kid Chili on The OC, was found dead yesterday morning at 28 years old.
Here are clips of the awful, inconsequential anti-Islam movie that mind-blowingly triggered riots in Egypt and Libya, leading to the death of a U.S. Ambassador and three embassy workers. If this is all it takes to set off religious extremists, they need to stay away from Reddit.
Hal David, songwriting partner to composer Burt Bacharach, has died at age 91. He was known for songs infused with optimism, for love letters bound to be stuck in your head for days, and for asking a lot of questions. What’s new, pussycat?
For a man that didn’t talk that much, he said some pretty awesome stuff.
Neil Alden Armstrong has died at age 82. He was an astronaut, pilot, aerospace engineer, professor, and was the first person to set foot upon the Moon. His most famous words: “That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind.”
If you want to go out in style, you need to head down to Ghana. Sad to think these masterpieces will just end up in the ground.
Cockburn was the editor of political newsletter CounterPunch, as well as a columnist for The Nation and The Week. The radical author was 71 years old and had been privately battling cancer for the past two years.
At age 71 after battle with pancreatic cancer.
This is a somber way to kick off the biggest weekend in nerd culture. The 53-year-old woman was struck while trying to cross the street to secure her place in line for the Twilight panel.
It goes to show how beloved she was in the Hollywood community and of course, to all her fans.
The writer and filmmaker died at the age of 71 in Manhattan Tuesday. The inspiring, witty, and hilarious quotes she leaves behind in her books, movies, and essays seem endless, but here are a few of my favorites.
Lonesome George, the last known Pinta giant tortoise, died yesterday of unknown causes at 100-years-old. He will be missed.