Archive for the RIP Category

Dabba Wallahs, Grindstone Island And RIP Malcolm Browne.

Posted in Around The World, Business, Cemeteries, Food And Drink, History, RIP, Uncategorized, United States on 28/08/2012 by 1812

Deliverymen in Mumbai are called dabba wallahs.

The people of Grindstone Island see to the proper burial of their loved ones.

Famously known for his 1963 photo of a fiery Budhdist Monk protesting against the South Vietnamese government, Malcolm Browne has passed away.



Nanjing Road, Wasted Food In The United States And RIP Ivan.

Posted in Animals, Around The World, Environment, Food And Drink, History, RIP, Uncategorized, United States on 22/08/2012 by 1812

The most exciting place to be on Shanghai summer nights is Nanjing Road.

According to a recent report from the Natural Resources Defense Council, 40% of U.S. food is wasted.

Ivan the gorilla lived a long and storied life before passing away yesterday in Atlanta.



Resurrected Headstones, Evaluating Soldiers And Poker Sites Pony Up.

Posted in Crime, Government, Health, Military, Money, RIP, United States on 31/07/2012 by 1812

The number of known residents at the Gilliam Cemetery is increasing due to resurrected headstones.

Based on an investigation of a screening team at Madigan Army Medical Center, the Army is discontinuing the use of forensic psychiatrists to evaluate soldiers diagnosed with PTSD.

Online poker companies PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker have agreed to pay a combined $731 million in a settlementwith the Department of Justice.

Modjeska’s, Non-Browning Apple And RIP Annie.

Posted in Animals, Around The World, Business, Candy, Entertainment, Food And Drink, Fruit, RIP, Theatre, United States, Women on 21/07/2012 by 1812

The Modjeska is named after the late Polish actress Helena Modjeska, and is very popular in Kentucky.

British Columbia-based Okanagan Specialty Fruits is attempting to bring to U.S. and Canadian markets its non-browning apple.

Annie the “neighborhood” dog died a week ago today after being stung by a bee.

Zombie-Proof Homes, WWII Doughnuts And RIP Bob Greenberg.

Posted in Business, Food And Drink, Non-Profits, Real Estate, RIP, Sport, United States, Veterans, War on 14/07/2012 by 1812 has put together a list of zombie-proof homes for sale.

During WWII, the Red Cross charged soldiers for doughnuts it usually provided for free.

Bob Greenberg was a sportscaster for WBEZ in Chicago, who didn’t let his lack of sight get in the way of doing his job.

Shawn Johnson, Castle Made Of Junk And RIP Cpl Peter Newkirk.

Posted in Around The World, Art, Entertainment, Movies, RIP, Sport, Television, Women on 03/06/2012 by 1812

After doing all she could to recover from a serious knee injury and return to gymnastics, four-time Olympic medalist Shawn Johnson has decided to retire.

Vic Moore, a local high school art teacher in rural Pullman, Washington built a Junk Castle that is now going to be used as a playhouse.

Cpl Peter Newkirk, a.k.a. Richard Dawson passed away last night at the age of 79.

The Tokyo Skytree, Application Dreaming And RIP John Steiner.

Posted in Applications, Architecture, Around The World, Business, RIP, Technology, United States on 17/04/2012 by 1812

Built with technology meant to withstand earthquakes, standing 634-meters (2,080-feet) high, the Tokyo Skytree is the world’s second-tallest structure.

Sigmund is an iPhone app designed to help people program their dreams.

Oregon Rustic Style’s last master John Steiner died last Friday at the age of 99.

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