David Pescovitz at 11:24 am Mon, Jun 9, 2014
Rik Mayall, best known for portraying anarchist Rick in the fantastic 1980s British sitcom The Young Ones, has died. He was 56. (BBC News)
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A man dressed as a gorilla at a Tenerife, Spain zoo who was participating in a drill was mistakenly shot with a dart containing a massive dose of tranquilizer.
Simon Owens writes, "I got a chance to interview Jay Lake extensively not long before his death and wrote a long profile on him and his cancer blogging that explores the impact he's had, both on the cancer and science fiction communities.
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