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Balloon Floats Down With Heartwarming Card

The card attached to a balloon was a message from a wife to her late husband. User DocCrowl uploaded photos of the balloon and card to Imgur, and quickly, the post went viral. DocCrowl explains that the balloon floated down in front of him and after reading the card from Elaine to her late husband […]

The Mexican wrestler died during a bout-gone-wrong in Tijuana. El Hijo Del Perro Aguayo was taking on former WWE star Rey Mysterio Jr. when he was performing a stunt and apparently snapped his neck or spine. The wrestlers didn’t seem to realize the extent of the injury at first — but soon realized something was […]

It is believed that Temidayo Joseph, 16, of Essex, England, accidentally hanged himself trying to find out how Robin Williams died. Essex Coroner Eleanor McGann testified at the inquest, saying: “There was a conversation which took place about big news in the media about the death of Robin Williams … Temi had said, ‘I don’t understand why somebody would […]

Cardinal Egan headed the New York Archdiocese from 2000 until 2009. He was pronounced dead at NYU Langone Medical Center at 2:20 pm, the archdiocese announced. “Thank God he had a peaceful death, passing away right after lunch today, with the prayers and sacraments of his loyal priest secretary, Father Douglas Crawford, in his residence […]

They couldn’t figure out where it was. …the members of the Westboro Baptist Church apparently decided that they wanted picket his funeral. While Nimoy was a more quiet and low-key public figure, the WBC made the announcement that they were planning to make his funeral a spectacle… The folks at Westboro Baptist Church are known […]

True friendship understands that you don’t break commitments, and William Shatner was at a charity event to which he’d committed long ago.  If he’d stiffed the Red Cross, he’d have been blasted for that. His love for his friend is not diminished by his inability to be in two places at once. Shatner’s two daughters, […]

The actor who made Star Trek’s Vulcan scientist a cultural icon has passed away at age 85: His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed his death, saying the cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Mr. Nimoy announced last year that he had the disease, which he attributed to years of smoking, a habit he had […]

New York is acting after the death of Brittany Maynard, which inspired the legislation. Legislation seeking to give terminally ill New Yorkers the choice to end their life under a doctor’s care—modeled off an Oregon law that made headlines late last year when Brittany Maynard moved to the state to end her life—has been introduced […]

RIP Lesley Gore, 1946-2015

She was best known for “It’s My Party” but also has what is likely the first feminist anthem, “You Don’t Own Me”. In 2012, she used  that song to promote reproductive rights. Gore, who followed her 1963 hit with a string of huge songs, including “Judy’s Turn to Cry,” “You Don’t Own Me,” “Maybe I […]

Actor Louis Jourdan Dead At 92

He was the dashing playboy in Gigi, the 1958 film that also starred Leslie Caron. The suave actor, whose career in films began in 1939 in his native country, was signed by producer David O. Selznick after World War II. He starred in Hollywood films with Elizabeth Taylor, Gregory Peck, Grace Kelly, Joan Fontaine and […]

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