After announcing yesterday that the Arizona Senator and American war hero was discontinuing his treatment for glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, John Sidney McCain III has died. Senator McCain's office released this statement just moments ago.
McCain served in Congress for 36 years and spent five years in the Hanoi Hilton as a POW in Vietnam. He was 81 years old.
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Actor Brian Dennehy, best known for his role in the movies ‘Tommy Boy’ and ‘First Blood’, has died. He was 81. The Golden Globe and Tony award winner’s career spanned 50 years on stage and screen. Above, one of the great scenes with Dennehy and Chris Farley in ‘Tommy Boy.’ BREAKING: Brian Dennehy, "Tommy Boy" […]
Chef Floyd Cardoz, age 59, known for his NYC restaurants Tabla, Bombay Bread Bar, and Pao Walla (and former winner of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters) died today of COVID-19. According to CNN: “It is with deep sorrow that we inform you of the passing away of Chef Floyd Cardoz,” according to a statement from Hunger […]
Twenty-four human beings have traveled from Earth to the moon. Fewer than half of them remain. Astronaut Al Worden, who flew to the moon in 1971 as a member of the Apollo 15 crew, has died. The retired astronaut was 88. Worden circled the moon alone on that mission, while his two crewmates test-drove the […]
If the last 50 years of education have taught us nothing else, it’s that it often requires different tactics to best reach different learners. To pick up a foreign language, some students take best to the old-school high school language lab method, using heavy repetition, verb conjugation and grammar emphasis to embed a new language. […]
For those who want a career in video games, there’s no reason to sit around and wait. EA and Rockstar Games probably aren’t going to seek you out and knock on your door with a job opportunity. But if you’re an indie developer with a good idea and some passion, you can create a really […]
Nobody is happy about the current state of our COVID-ravaged education system. With a new school year fast approaching, plans for teaching students still in flux, and political in-fighting driving more fear and confusion about whether or not to re-open campuses, teachers and parents are concerned. Meanwhile, most kids are just fine with spending less […]