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Thursday, 22 June 2017

New long distance rifle record

quote [ A sniper with Canada?s elite special forces in Iraq has shattered the world record for the longest confirmed kill shot in military history at a staggering distance of 3,450 metres. ]

Probably won't get into Guinness for this, everything else aside it's an impressive feat.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+7 Interesting]
[by eggboy@8:08amGMT] [85 comments]

Monday, 19 June 2017

Otto Warmbier, the American student who was detained in North Korea, has died

quote [ This marks the first time a US citizen has died from injuries sustained during captivity in North Korea. ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+6]
[by spazm@10:07pmGMT] [27 comments]

Saturday, 17 June 2017

John G. Avildsen, Director of ?Rocky,? ?Karate Kid? Films, Dies at 81

quote [ John G. Avildsen, who won an Oscar for directing the original ?Rocky? (1976), starring Sylvester Stallone, and also directed all three of the original ?Karate Kid? films, has died in Los Angeles. He was 81. ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+2 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:49amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 10 June 2017

Adam West, Straight-Faced Star of TV's 'Batman,' Dies at 88

quote [ The actor struggled to find work after the campy superhero series was canceled, but he rebounded with voiceover gigs, including one as the mayor of Quahog on 'Family Guy.' ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+10 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@4:07pmGMT] [8 comments]

Hawaiian pizza inventor Sam Panopoulos dies aged 83

quote [ Sam Panopoulos, who has died aged 83, leaves a legacy that has delighted, confused and appalled diners worldwide. Often at the same time.
Panopoulos is the Canadian man who invented Hawaiian pizza, a dish so divisive it led to a presidential outburst this year. ]

I prefer capicollo and pineapple but every now and again, I'll have a Hawaiian pizza...but with lots of chill flakes.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+4 Informative]
[by Bob Denver@9:47amGMT] [9 comments]

Friday, 9 June 2017

Glenne Headly, ?Dick Tracy,? ?Scoundrels? Star, Dies at 63

quote [ The film, television actress, and theater actress was known for starring alongside Warren Beatty in 1990?s ?Dick Tracy? as Tess Trueheart. She was nominated for an Emmy for her role in the 1989 miniseries ?Lonesome Dove,? as well as the 1996 Showtime film adaptation of ?Bastard Out of Carolina.? ]
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[by ScoobySnacks@3:41pmGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Peter Sallis: Wallace and Gromit actor dies aged 96

quote [ The actor was best known for appearing in Last of the Summer Wine and was also famous as the voice of Wallace in Wallace and Gromit. ]

Even though 96 was a really good run, damn! Thanks for the laughs! RIP
[SFW] [obituaries] [+4 Informative]
[by Bob Denver@6:57pmGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter's national security adviser, dies at 89 - BBC News

quote [ The former national security adviser has passed away at the age of 89, his daughter announced. ]

One of the last of the Cold Warriors.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+1 Informative]
[by HoZay@10:40amGMT] [8 comments]

Manuel Noriega, Panama ex-strongman, dies at 83

quote [ The former military ruler was ousted by a US invasion in 1989 and convicted of drug trafficking. ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+3 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:44amGMT] [4 comments]

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Gregg Allman, Soulful Trailblazer of Southern Rock, Dies at 69

quote [ The legendary singer, songwriter, keyboardist and co-founder of The Allman Brothers Band endured heartbreaking tragedy and addiction during his life. ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+4 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:33pmGMT] [3 comments]

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