Articles Tagged with death

Satoru Iwata: A Tribute From A Gamer He Inspired

Satoru Iwata

Few people have the ability to reach and impact millions of lives globally, yet many lives were enriched because Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata was born. Mr. Iwata had the brilliance, the passion, creativity, and leadership that elevated the gaming industry. However, Iwata-san is known to gamers worldwide as being one of us. Within hours of the… Read more »

Legendary Stat Man Harvey Pollack Dies At Age 93

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The legendary statistician of the Philadelphia 76ers, Harvey Pollack, passed away at the age of 93 on Tuesday afternoon. Pollack had been employed by the NBA since the league was conceived in 1946, the only employee of the league left still working. The Sixers announced his death in a statement on Tuesday night. “Our hearts… Read more »

Son Arrested For Killing Mother After Argument Over College Grades

Man kills mother

A 22-year-old man home from college murdered his mother after a prolonged argument regarding his unacceptable grades, authorities in Alabama said Saturday. Tyler Ryan Blansit called 911 on Friday afternoon, Mentone Police Chief Brad Gregg told CNN. When the police arrived at the Blansit residence, they found Sherry Ann Blansit’s dead body in the back… Read more »

Want To Record A Police Beatdown? There’s An App For That

New app lets users record a police beatdown

Concerned about police activity in the neighborhood? Worried about the cops beating up friends and relatives, or just want to take a stand for social justice? There’s an app for that. The American Civil Liberties Union of California released a smart phone app last week that will allow users to video police activity and then… Read more »