Man Opens ’Pandora’s Box’, Dies

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TweetYumThe strange, unfortunate, and mysterious death of a man who opened Pandora’s Box. Pandora’s Box, of Greek mythology, contained all the evils in the world. If one dared to open the box, the evils would escape and spread over the earth. — Death of 37-year-old Carlisle man still a mystery By Victoria Brenan | News […]

Last-of-his-tortoise-species, Lonesome George, a Galapagos icon, dies at 100

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TweetYumShareThis Last-of-his-tortoise-species, Lonesome George, a Galapagos icon, dies at 100 24 Jun 2012 Ecuadorean officials say that the famed Galapagos giant tortoise Lonesome George has died. The Galapagos National Park says in a statement that the tortoise estimated to be about 100 years old died Sunday. Lonesome George was first seen by a Hungarian scientist […]

Rodney King, Whose Beating Led to Riots in Los Angeles, Dies at 47

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TweetYumShareThis Rodney King, Whose Beating Led to Riots in Los Angeles, Dies at 47 18 Jun 2012 Rodney G. King, whose 1991 videotaped beating by the Los Angeles police became a symbol of the nation’s continuing racial tensions and subsequently led to a week of deadly race riots after the officers were acquitted, was found […]

Widow of Flight 93 Pilot Dies Suddenly At 52

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TweetYum  (CNN)    Sandy Dahl, who became one of the tragic faces of 9/11 after her husband was killed while piloting United Flight 93, died Friday. Dahl, 52, was found dead in her home in Colorado. Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Carl Blesch said Saturday that there was no indication of foul play. Dahl worked tirelessly […]

UN Nuke Inspector Dies in Iran Crash

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TweetYumCue the conspiracy theories: A UN nuclear inspector from South Korea was killed and a second inspector from Slovenia was injured in a car crash today, the nuclear watchdog agency said. Iran’s official IRNA news agency said the inspectors’ car overturned around a heavy water reactor being built in Khondab, about 150 miles southwest of […]