Iwata praised for his influence that "will make people around the world smile."
Saying final goodbyes to personality-filled pet robotic dogs isn't easy. Now that Sony has shut down its AIBO customer support, robot dog owners are holding funerals for their broken pooches.
HBO Now is available on more platforms than ever and it's bringing Oscar winners "Birdman" and "The Theory of Everything". Meanwhile, Apple's bringing home the (Kevin) Bacon in "Cop Car" and other first-run movies.
There are a lot of excellent titles leaving Netflix in July, so find out what to watch before they disappear.
Humanity knows no bounds to its imagination. There is now a Tumblr feed curating selfies taken at homages to the departed.
A survey probing when people in different cities use their smartphones to shop reveals results that some might find deadening.
Technically Incorrect: Not knowing why a Florida man died suddenly, and having been told an obit requires a cause of death, his family honors the man's sense of humor and love for comic books.
The New York Times and Google team up to display the most commonly googled holiday recipes in every state. What the heck is a pig pickin' cake, North Carolina?
The funeral of Margaret Thatcher was the second most-watched live TV programme ever on BBC iPlayer.
Just in time for Halloween, a new video tackles the chemistry behind dying, including whether or not our hair keeps growing after we're gone.