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This is kind of a sad one (2).
The remains of Hedviga Golik were found last month in her apartment in Croatia. According to reports she had made herself a cup of tea, sat down in her armchair to watch some tv, and must have passed away.
Having been born in 1924, there is nothign too surprising [...]

Feel this sweater, there’s no better, Than authentic Irish setter

Yes, we’re referencing songs from the Simpsons here, but it is really quite fitting.
A couple in Newcastle, England made BBC news the other night due to their unique way of keeping their deceased pets as part of the family. Some folks bury their pets in the yard, others keep their ashes after a cremation, there [...]

Arthur C. Clarke: RIP

Sir Arthur was quoted as saying religion was “a necessary evil in the childhood of our particular species”, and he left written instructions that his funeral be completely secular.

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