Category Archives: Tragic

From Engadget: Disney acquires Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, plans more Star Wars movies

Disney is already one of the biggest media companies around, and it’s now set to become even bigger. The company announced late today that it’s acquiring Lucasfilm Ltd., currently 100 percent owned by founder George Lucas, for $4.05 billion in … Continue reading

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From Engadget: Pioneering astronaut Neil Armstrong dies at 82

It’s a story that we hoped we’d never have to report. Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on Earth’s Moon, has died at the age of 82 after complications from heart surgery three weeks earlier. His greatest accomplishment … Continue reading

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From Business and financial news – Gunman kills 12 at new Batman movie – CNN

What is going on?!!! ============================================== A gunman opened fire early today at a screening of the new Batman movie in an Aurora, Colorado, theater. “We saw people running around and screaming,” a man told CNN affiliate KUSA. A suspect is … Continue reading

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From News: Report: Federal Spending On Kids Declines For First Time In 30 Years

This is the beginning of the end… ======================================================= The area taking the biggest hit is education, which already saw $5 billion funding drop from 2010 to 2011.   from News

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From News: Russia, China Veto Syria Resolution at U.N.

What the hell, Russia?  China, you too?!  You’d rather see people being massacred… North Korea anyone?  Sheesh… ========================================================= Russia and China again vetoed a Western-backed U.N. resolution Thursday threatening sanctions against President Bashar Assad’s government if it didn’t stop using … Continue reading

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From Autoblog: Report: Texting Mass teen found guilty of vehicular homicide

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Videos If for some reason you still don’t think that texting while driving is a bad idea, here’s a story for you. Aaron Deveau, age 17, was allegedly composing a text message when his car crossed … Continue reading

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From Ars Technica: Science fiction author Ray Bradbury dead at 91

Ray Bradbury at a signing in 1977 Image by Will Heart Ray Bradbury, the American author of Fahrenheit 451 and Something Wicked This Way Comes, died today. He was 91 years old. Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois, in 1920, and … Continue reading

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