Researchers aboard a deep-sea exploration vessel called E/V Nautilus discovered a whale carcass off the coast of California, more than 3,000 meters down. It was covered in all kinds of sea creatures, from octopuses in the genus Muusoctopus to bone-eating worms that dissolve the skeleton with acid. So-called “whale falls” […]
Notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger was found dead at a West Virginia prison on Tuesday. Bulger was listed as a transfer to the high-security USP Hazelton in West Virginia, earlier in the day. Bulger, 89, was serving a life sentence after being convicted of participating in the killings at […]
After reading Stephen King’s “Pet Sematary,” Redditor and data visualisation expert Joshua Stevens set out to map 144,847 graveyards and cemeteries in the contiguous United States, creating a map he titled “The Geography of the Dead.” It shows some startling results. The map – which is compiled by data from […]
French police officer Arnaud Beltrame who exchanged himself for a hostage in a terror attack at a supermarket in Trèbes, southern France, has died in hospital. Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said he ‘died for his country’ and praised his ‘heroism and bravery.’ Brings the death toll to four. The police […]
The attacker who took hostages in Trèbes, southern France, on Friday has been shot dead. France’s interior minister, Gérard Collomb, named the attacker as Redouane Lakdim, who he said killed three people. Local officials said the attacker shouted “Allahu akbar” before opening fire at the Super U branch. The attacker […]
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He will be missed.
An activist till the end.
Father of family still missing.
Dead age 56.
Wins and losses. It's been a rollercoaster ride already.