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Dr. Death Trailer: Joshua Jackson Stars in Peacock’s New Crime Drama

Peacock has released the official Dr. Death trailer for their upcoming crime drama miniseries, based on the Wondery podcast of the same name. The video features a rising neurosurgeon, who’s medical practices caught the attention of two fellow surgeons due to patients who died or became paralyzed from what seems like simple surgeries. Now, it’s up to the two surgeons to stop the sociopathic doctor from harming more patients. Starring Joshua Jackson, Alec Baldwin, and Christian Slater, the limite...
Tags: Death, Video, TV, Movies, Drama, TV News, Streaming, Dallas, Jackson, Alec Baldwin, Colin Firth, Christian Slater, Michael C Hall, Peacock, Joshua Jackson, Steve Tisch

7 Palestinians killed in the West Bank after clashes with Israeli forces, officials say

Palestinian protestors throw back a teargas canister during clashes with Israeli troops at the Hawara checkpoint, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, Friday, May 14, 2021. Associated Press/Majdi Mohammed Seven Palestinians were reportedly killed in the West Bank by Israeli forces on Friday. Five of the deaths were connected to stone-throwing clashes, while a sixth person had attempted to stab an Israeli soldier. The news comes after five days of conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza...
Tags: Death, News, Israel, Trends, Ap, Speed, Gaza, Palestine, West Bank, Associated Press, Hamas, Reuters, Nablus, Hawara, Michelle Mark, Military & Defense

2 climbers, an American and a Swiss, have died on Everest after suffering snow blindness and exhaustion

Mount Everest is seen from Namche Bajar in Solukhumbu district, Nepal. Niranjan Shrestha/AP Two climbers have died on Mount Everest in the first deaths of this season, AFP reported. A Swiss climber died after suffering exhaustion after reaching the top, organizers said. The other climber, an American, experienced snow blindness and exhaustion. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two climbers, one from the US and one from Switzerland, have died on Mount Everest.Organizers of th...
Tags: Death, Science, News, US, Sports, Trends, Speed, Everest, News UK, Switzerland, Mount Everest, Afp, Agence France Presse, Solukhumbu, Hillary Step, Sinead Baker

A senior Hamas commander was killed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza as the conflict's death toll rises

A Palestinian boy walks past the remains of a tower building which was destroyed in Israeli air strikes, amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Gaza City May 12, 2021. A Palestinian boy walks past the remains of a tower building which was destroyed in Israeli air strikes, amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Gaza City May 12, 2021. A senior Hamas commander was killed in an Israeli airstrike Wednesday. More than 60 people have died in the conflict, with 56 report...
Tags: Death, News, Israel, Jerusalem, Trends, Speed, Gaza, Palestine, United Nations, Hamas, Reuters, Haaretz, Shin Bet, Gaza City, Al Aqsa, Qatar Egypt

Discovered: 78,000 years ago, the oldest known burial ritual in Africa

The oldest known burial ritual in Africa has been discovered on the coast of Kenya. A small child appears to have been buried intentionally in a cave 78,000 years ago.This new research offers insights into ancient funerary practices.How did the emergence of Homo sapiens affect ideas around death? What legacies have been passed down from ancient times? And can these give us insights into the origins of our current rituals around dying? Possible answers to these questions could be derived from a ...
Tags: Facebook, Death, Africa, Israel, Innovation, Anthropology, Archaeology, Kenya, Evolution, Derek, Burgos, MSA, Ancient World, Saidi, National Research Center, Burgos Spain

Israeli airstrikes killed 26 people in Gaza as rocket attacks left 2 dead in Israel. Tensions have been rising over violent clashes in Jerusalem.

Smoke rises after an Israeli forces strike in Gaza in Gaza City, Tuesday, May 11, 2021. AP Photo/Hatem Moussa Israeli airstrikes killed 26 people in Gaza as rocket attacks left 2 dead in Israel this week. Rockets and air strikes were preceded by clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces. Clashes included confrontations at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque. See more stories on Insider's business page. GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel unleashed new airstrikes on Gaza earl...
Tags: Death, Politics, News, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jerusalem, Trends, Ap, Speed, Egypt, Gaza, Palestine, Violence, Hamas, Benjamin Netanyahu, Arab

"Hugh says that if we ever get separate bedrooms that’s it — he’s finished. I know this works for a lot of couples..."

"... they’re happy being down the hall from each other, but I couldn’t bear such an arrangement. 'This is what I’ll miss after you’re dead,' I tell him as I turn out the light, meaning, I guess, the sensation of being dead together." There's a new David Sedaris story at The New Yorker. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Death, Law, Relationships, Sleeping, David Sedaris, Hugh, Ann Althouse

"For a long time, Roth kept two small signs near his desk. One read, 'Stay Put,' the other, 'No Optional Striving.'"

"Optional striving appears to be a category that includes everything save writing, exercise, sleep, and solitude.... 'That act of passionate and minute memory is what binds your days together—days, weeks, months—and living with that is my greatest pleasure. I think for any novelist it has to be the greatest pleasure, that’s why you’re doing it—to make the daily connections. I do it by living a very austere life. I don’t experience it as being austere in any negative sense, but you have to be a b...
Tags: Death, Writing, Law, Time, Canada, Philip Roth, Solitude, Roth, Hawthorne, Ann Althouse, Madamaska Mountain

Jonathan Bush, brother of President George H.W. Bush, dies at 90

George Bush with family and brothers playing golf, from left are William "Bucky", George and Jonathan in July, 1991. AP Photo Jonathan Bush, the brother of former President George H.W. Bush, has died at 90. Bush was the last surviving child of the siblings. George H.W. died on Nov. 30, 2018, several months after his wife, Barbara. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jonathan Bush, former President George H. W. Bush's brother, has died, aged 90, the George and Barbara Bush ...
Tags: Death, Politics, News, Trends, Speed, George Bush, George W Bush, Bush, George, Bush Family, Jonathan, George H. W. Bush, George H W, Jonathan Bush, Kelly McLaughlin, Barbara Bush Foundation

Could You Smoke In This Building?

If you enjoyed this post you’ll certainly enjoy these other ‘Just For Fun’ posts!
Tags: Death, Real Estate, Funny, Fail, Radio, Just For Fun, Grave, Smokers

This Is the First Known Pregnant Mummy

A radiological examination of a 2,000-year-old mummy presumed to be a male priest shows it’s actually the preserved remains of a woman—and a pregnant one at that.Read more...
Tags: Death, Science, Egyptology, Mummy, The Mummy, Ancient Egyptian Funerary Practices, Mummy Forgeries, Legendary Creatures, Wojciech Ejsmond

Olympia Dukakis, Star of ‘Steel Magnolias’ and ‘Moonstruck’, Has Died at 89

Olympia Dukakis, the character actress who found fame overnight after putting in an Oscar-winning supporting turn in Moonstruck, has unfortunately given her final performance. The co-star of Steel Magnolias and three-time Emmy nominee has died at age 89. The death of Olympia Dukakis was first announced on Facebook (via Yahoo News) by her brother Apollo Dukakis, who wrote, “y beloved sister, Olympia Dukakis, passed away this morning in New York City. After many months of failing health she is ...
Tags: Death, Movies, Massachusetts, New York City, Oscar, Holland, Pentagon, Associated Press, John, Cher, Joan, Nicolas Cage, Michael, Democratic Party, Olympia, Kildare

Kickstart "The Deadlands," a new speculative fiction magazine about death

When I was at the Clarion Writer's Workshop, my cohort encouraged me to stop writing short stories that were clever, and try writing something more personal. So naturally, I wrote a story about a robot who dies by suicide in hopes of feeling more alive. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Science Fiction, Death, News, Fiction, Short Stories, Short Fiction, Speculative Fiction, Short Story, Kickstarters, The Deadlands

People in India are being cremated in parking lots, with so much demand that families have to take tickets and wait

COVID-19 victims being cremated at Seemapuri crematorium in New Delhi, India. Photo by Amal KS/Hindustan Times via Getty Images India is breaking records for daily new COVID-19 cases, and death tolls are higher than ever. Crematoriums are expanding into parks and parking lots to keep up with the abundance of dead bodies. The government has been blamed for easing restrictions prematurely and covering up cases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Victims of India's devastat...
Tags: Death, Politics, Science, India, Trends, Cnn, News UK, New Delhi, Gurgaon, Gujarat, Cremation, New Delhi India, Times of India, Haryana, The Times of India, AFP News Agency

A major COVID-19 outbreak among US diplomatic staff in India has left 2 dead and over 100 infected: CNN

The fiancee of a person who died of COVID-19 breaks down during cremation in Gauhati, India, Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Coronavirus cases in India are surging faster than anywhere else in the world. AP Photo/Anupam Nath COVID-19 cases are surging in India as confirmed cases have skyrocketed in just two months. The outbreak spread to US diplomatic staff in the country, infecting over 100 and killing 2, according to CNN. The US has several consulates in India and an embassy, but the location o...
Tags: Health, Death, Politics, Science, News, India, US, International, Trends, Cnn, Speed, United States, New Delhi, Johns Hopkins, US State Department, GAUHATI India

A major COVID-19 outbreak among US diplomatic staff in India has left 2 dead and over 100 infected, CNN reports

The fiancee of a person who died of COVID-19 breaks down during cremation in Gauhati, India, Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Coronavirus cases in India are surging faster than anywhere else in the world. AP Photo/Anupam Nath A major COVID-19 outbreak among US diplomatic staff in India has led to two deaths and more than 100 people testing positive for the virus in recent weeks, sources told CNN.The sources did not tell CNN where the outbreak happened, but the United States has four consulates acro...
Tags: Health, Death, Politics, Science, News, India, US, Trends, Cnn, Speed, United States, New Delhi, Johns Hopkins, GAUHATI India, Anupam Nath, Kelly McLaughlin

Word of the week: Deadstock

An April 22 Instagram post from Carol Young | Undesigned, a boutique in Los Angeles’s Los Feliz neighborhood: Happy Earth Day! We try to make everyday [sic] earth day here, using designer dead stock fabrics and organic fabrics since launching the line in 2003. On the shop’s website, you’ll find shoes made of “leather salvaged from dead stock inventory.” What is deadstock (or dead stock)? Several things, depending on where you live and what you’re selling. 23 cows struck by lightni...
Tags: Death, Fashion, Texas, London, Shoes, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Linguistics, Retail, Bloomberg Businessweek, North America, Cassell, Los Feliz, Cowen, Nike Adidas, Word of The Week

Delhi has cremated so many COVID-19 victims that authorities are getting requests to cut down trees in city parks to fuel the funeral pyres

A relative of a person who died of COVID-19 is consoled by another during cremation in Jammu, India, Sunday, April 25, 2021. Delhi has been cremating so many bodies of coronavirus victims that authorities are getting requests to start cutting down trees in city parks, as a second record surge has brought India's tattered healthcare system to its knees. AP Photo/Channi Anand Officials in Delhi, India, are getting requests to cut down trees in city parks for funeral pyres. India is exper...
Tags: Death, Science, News, India, Trends, Ap, Speed, Delhi, Delhi India, Jammu India, Kelly McLaughlin, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Associated Press India

"The Academy believes in the movies so much, they made Best Picture the third-to-last category of the night ('Nomadland' won). The producers clearly assumed..."

"... the late Chadwick Boseman would win Best Actor, the final award presented, and it would be moving and historic. Well, he didn’t. The night ended without a winner’s speech from Anthony Hopkins ('The Father'). Imbeciles." From "Oscars 2021 tortured viewers for more than 3 unbearable hours" by Johnny Oleksinski (NY Post). I used to follow the Oscars very closely. Used to simul-blog the whole show. But now I just assume it will be 3+ unbearable hours and don't even try to watch. So that NY Pos...
Tags: Death, Movies, Law, Oscars, Heath Ledger, Academy, Joaquin Phoenix, Anthony Hopkins, Hopkins, Ny Post, Chadwick Boseman, Boseman, Ann Althouse, Johnny Oleksinski, Nomadland, Hopkins Hopkins

"As I talk closer to the family, they said that, 'Well, the real reason they stopped was because his tags had expired.' Well, I come to Minnesota to tell you your tags have expired."

"Your tags of racism has expired. Your tags of police brutality has expired. Your tags of white supremacy has expired. Your tags of looking at us different than everybody else, has expired. Your tags have expired. It’s time to renew and get some new tags. A tags of righteousness, tags of fairness, tags of treating everybody the same way. Tags of 'No justice. No peace.'... Those tags done expired... That ain’t going to happen no more.... I hope y’all are alive in Texas, we on the way. Because you...
Tags: Death, Texas, Minnesota, Law, Police, Metaphor, Christianity, Al Sharpton, North Carolina, PAUL, Sharpton, COLUMBUS Ohio, DiAngelo, Ann Althouse, Robin DiAngelo, Daunte

Man bowls perfect game with his dad's ashes in the ball

John Hinkle of Peoria, Illinois, grew up bowling with his dad. Hinkle went on to win two NCAA bowling championships in college. But his most recent perfect 300 game was He used a bowling ball that was filled with his father's ashes. —
Tags: Death, Video, Sports, Ncaa, Bowling, Peoria Illinois, Hinkle, John Hinkle

‘Two-Lane Blacktop’ Director Monte Hellman Dies at Age 91

Monte Hellman, the filmmaker behind movies like Two-Lane Blacktop, The Shooting, and Cockfighter, has died. He suffered a fall in his home on April 19, and died the next day. He was 93 years old. Variety brought word of Hellman’s death, and the outlet described the filmmaker as a “maverick” and a “cult” director. He was a beloved figure in many cinephile circles, who praised his rough-and-tumble style which kicked off in the late 1950s as he worked under the tutelage of prolific genre produce...
Tags: Death, Movies, Jack Nicholson, China, Liberty, Brian Wilson, James Taylor, Venice, Quentin Tarantino, Roger Corman, Reservoir Dogs, Scott, Samuel Fuller, Hellman, Monte Hellman, Corman

Terminally Ill Patients Deserve Access to General Anesthesia, UK Doctors Say

Doctors and medical ethicists in the UK are calling for terminally ill patients to have the option of using general anesthesia prior to their death as a way to relieve suffering.Read more...
Tags: Health, Death, UK, Science, Anesthesia, Euthanasia, Caregiving, Terminal Illness, Hospice, Palliative Care, End Of Life Care, Sedative, Sedation, Health Medical Pharma, Palliative Sedation, General Anesthesia UK Doctors Say

The first victim in the Tesla crash in Texas has been named. Elon Musk and local police are clashing over whether the car was on Autopilot.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images One of the two men killed after a Tesla crash in Texas was identified as Dr. William Varner. Police suggested no one was driving, but Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the car was not on Autopilot. Police said they would seek to get data from Tesla. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the two men killed after a Tesla crashed in Texas has been named as Dr. William Varner, Click2Houston reported.The second victim ha...
Tags: Transportation, Death, Elon Musk, Texas, Trends, Tesla, Speed, News UK, Musk, Reuters, Harris County, William Varner, Tech Insider, Varner, Mark Herman, Sinead Baker

Former Vice President Walter Mondale, who served with Jimmy Carter, dead at 93

Walter Mondale, Former Vice President of the United States, sat on stage with former President Jimmy Carter during a celebration of Mondale's 90th birthday Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 at the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota's campus in Minneapolis. Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via Getty Images Walter Mondale, who served as vice president under Jimmy Carter, died at the age of 93. See more stories on Insider's business page. Walter Mondale, who served as vice pr...
Tags: Death, Japan, Politics, New York, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Washington, US, Trends, Reagan, Getty Images, Speed, United States, Ronald Reagan, Obituaries, Jimmy Carter

Photos show how Brazil is coping with its worst COVID-19 surge yet that's infecting mostly young people

Carlos Alberto places his hand on the coffin that contains the remains of his 41-year-old wife Aparecida de Freitas, who died from complications related to COVID-19, at a burial service in the Inhauma cemetery, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Thursday, April 15, 2021. AP Photo/Bruna Prado COVID-19 cases and deaths are rising again in Brazil in its worst surge since the pandemic started. A more contagious variant is spreading quickly, and mostly young people are getting infected. In total, ne...
Tags: Death, Science, News, Cbs News, US, International, America, Trends, Features, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Sao Paulo Brazil, Manaus, Albert Schweitzer

New Zealand artist brings life to funerals with bizarre coffins

Attendants at Phil McLean's funeral were shocked, but delighted, by their dearly departed's coffin, which was shaped like a giant cream donut. Phil's own cousin, Ross Hall, created the coffin at his business in Auckland: Dying Art. "It overshadowed the sadness and the hard times in the last few weeks," said [Phil's] widow, Debra. — Read the rest
Tags: Art, Post, Death, News, Funerals, New Zealand, Auckland, Cremation, Phil, Ross Hall, Coffins, Cream Donut, Phil McLean

1 million people have died from COVID-19 in Europe, a top World Health Organization doctor said

Paul Biris/Getty WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge said 1 million people in the region have died from COVID-19. Kluge said COVID-19 remains a "serious" issue even as more people get vaccinated. Nearly 3 million have died from COVID-19 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. See more stories on Insider's business page. At least 1 million people have died from COVID-19 in Europe, a top official from the World Health Organization said.While speaking about the deaths ...
Tags: Health, Asia, Europe, Death, Science, News, Greece, Trends, United States, Who, World Health Organization, Brazil Mexico, Johns Hopkins University, Kluge, Associated Press Data, Kelly McLaughlin

New study determines how many mothers have lost a child by country

A first-of-its-kind study examines the number of mothers who have lost a child around the world. The number is related to infant mortality rates in a country but is not identical to it.The lack of information on the topic leaves a lot of room for future research. Among the best indicators of societal progress over the last few decades has been the remarkable decline in infant and child mortality rates worldwide. In the early sixties, a staggering 1 in 4 children around the world died . Today, ...
Tags: Health, Hong Kong, Death, Poverty, Mental Health, Sierra Leone, Philippines, Liberia, Innovation, Peru, Saharan Africa, Global Issues, Emily Smith Greenaway, Smith Greenaway, USC Dornsife College of Letters Arts, Middle East Hong Kong

Empathy emerges from stealth with $13M for a digital assistant aimed at bereaved families

Death, despite being one of the most inevitable of life’s events, can also be one of the most complicated and problematic. Fraught with emotional and religious complexities, for many families it can also come with financial and organizational ones. Today, a startup called Empathy is coming out of stealth with the aim of taking some of the stigma out of working on some of those challenges head-on, with an AI-based platform for families to help organize affairs (and thus indirectly help assist in ...
Tags: TC, Death, UK, Ebay, Israel, Dying, Tech, Empathy, Berman, Aleph, Michael Eisenberg, Joel Cutler, Farewill, Gura, Ron Gura, Yonatan Bergman