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Thousands attend Satoru Iwata's funeral to pay respects to the Nintendo visionary

Iwata praised for his influence that "will make people around the world smile."

By July 16, 2015


RIP robot dogs: Funerals held for metal mutts

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.

By March 4, 2015


Radar to search King Tut's tomb for lost queen Nefertiti

The Egyptian government has given permission for a radar scan of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun...and therein lies a tale.

By September 23, 2015


High-quality movies and TV shows hit HBO, iTunes in August

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.

By July 31, 2015


Every movie and TV show coming to and leaving Netflix in July 2015

There are a lot of excellent titles leaving Netflix in July, so find out what to watch before they disappear.

By June 22, 2015


The great new art trend: Selfies at funerals

Humanity knows no bounds to its imagination. There is now a Tumblr feed curating selfies taken at homages to the departed.

By October 30, 2013


New York -- home of smartphone shopping during funerals

A survey probing when people in different cities use their smartphones to shop reveals results that some might find deadening.

By October 9, 2013


Upper cut from Batman killed man, says obituary

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.

By February 20, 2015


Thatcher funeral draws iPlayer's second-biggest live crowd

The funeral of Margaret Thatcher was the second most-watched live TV programme ever on BBC iPlayer.

By May 28, 2013


Frog eye salad, Nevada? Map dishes favorite Thanksgiving sides by state

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?

By November 25, 2014