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10.10.14 Marina Galperina

On Thursday, a finback whale washed up on the shore of Smith Point County Park in eastern Long Island. Unlike the other mysterious animal death this week, there were no visible signs of injury. NBC reports that the 58-foot whale was in a state of advanced decomposition and was probably dead for a very long time, […]

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09.29.14 Bucky Turco

In lieu of the exceedingly rare, but highly publicized death of a pedestrian killed by a cyclist, the New York Times dropped into Central Park this weekend with a radar gun in to to clock just how fast (or slow) bikes are moving. According to the paper of record, the “fastest cyclist…was moving at 23 […]

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10.19.10 Marina Galperina

These are copper cans of human ashes. Each contains one nameless patient that died and was cremated at the Oregon State Insane Asylum between 1883 and the 1970’s. The ash cans remain unclaimed by families of the dead. Over time, the human dust corroded the canisters, slowly exploding with an iridescent mineral crust and terrestrial […]

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05.05.10 Bucky Turco

The organization established for the commercial promotion of brands using the arts has died. Gen Art sent out a letter this afternoon announcing their decision to pull the plug: “After struggling for the past 18 months since the economic crisis Gen Art has finally succumbed to the recession.” Now who is going to try and […]

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09.14.09 Bucky Turco

After battling pancreatic cancer for almost 20 months, actor Patrick Swayze has died at the age of 57. |NYT| […]

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08.26.09 Bucky Turco

Senator Edward Moore “Ted” Kennedy died late last night from brain cancer at the family compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. He was 77 years old. Photo of Ted Kennedy by Andy Warhol via angela n. […]

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06.25.09 Bucky Turco

Keeping it classy as always, Entertainment Tonight posted this heavily branded, “exclusive last photo” of Michael Jackson as medical technicians feverishly worked on him. |ET| […]

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