Tag Archives: death

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[From top: The front pages of today's Diario Catarinense, published in Florianópolis, Brazil; Milenio Novedades, published in Yucatán, Mexico; Público Milenio, published in Guadalajara, Mexico; La Prensa, published in Panama City, Panama; Peru.21, published in Lima, Peru; and Hoy, a Spanish newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, USA]

Latin American press react to the death of Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez, who died yesterday, aged 87, as a result of complications from pneumonia.

Latin America reacts to death of literary colossus Gabriel García Márquez (Guardian)

Gabriel Garcia Marquez top 10 quotes (Telegraph)

Pics: Newseum

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FolksA shocking, guilt-inducing, interactive app whatsit which calculates how many times you’re likely to see your parents before they pass away.

But why?

The makers say:

“We believe that increasing awareness of death can help us to make the most of our lives. The right kind of reminders can help us to focus on what matters, and perhaps make us better people.”

Nonsense.

*phones Ma*

Calculate here

Thanks Cormac McCann, via Austin Richards

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A sobering compilation by Squigiman who sez:

While watching the classic show, Fraggle Rock, I noticed something of a pattern with frequent mentions of death, dying, and killing by the show’s characters, at least once, in NEARLY EVERY SINGLE EPISODE. Here, after months of work documenting and editing, I have compiled these instances for you to see, all in one place

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