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funerals

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Streaming funeral for metal-music legend Lemmy lets everyone attend

The funeral for the late Motorhead front man, who died in December at age 70, will be broadcast live on YouTube from Hollywood this Saturday.

By January 8, 2016

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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

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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

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Ancient human ancestor hid bodies in near-inaccessible caves, Ep. 218

This week on Crave, solve your yoga woes with the self-rolling YoYo Mat, check out some of the bizarre things that happened at the Apple Event and meet Homo naledi, an ancient human ancestor who might have been invented funerals. That and more on Crave.

By September 11, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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Anonymous squashes Westboro plan to picket Aaron Swartz funeral

The infamous "church" failed to carry through on its protest of the funeral yesterday following a call to action by Anonymous.

By January 16, 2013

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Obama caught taking selfie at Mandela memorial

The president and British and Danish prime ministers smile for the smartphone at Nelson Mandela's memorial. Says the Selfies at Funerals Tumblr feed: "Our work here is done."

By December 10, 2013

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Funerals streamed online by webcams at Stafford crematorium

Too busy to attend a funeral? Stafford crematorium plans to stream live footage of funerals on the Internet.

By December 12, 2011