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Director Wes Craven Dies at 76
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Wes Craven, horror director best known for his work on the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream franchises, died Sunday at 76.

Craven passed at his home in Los Angeles after losing his battle with brain cancer, his family said.

Some of Craven's other iconic works include The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left and My Soul to Take.

Actors who appeared in his many films and others took to Twitter to express their condolences.

Artists also created some very touching tributes to the horror maestro.

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Ralph H Baer, the inventor of the Magnavox Odyssey, has passed away at the age of 92.

His invention was the first home video game console, and he's oft considered the inventor of video games. Baer is also the inventor of the first light gun for video games, called The Shooting Gallery. You can also thank him for that electronic, wickedly frustrating memory game, Simon.

Without Baer, you certainly wouldn't be complaining about whether or not your next-gen console is next-gen enough, so think of him the next time you turn yours on. Check out the video above to watch an interview he did with PBS about his work.

Via: ABC
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Mike Nichols, famed director/writer/producer and one of a select few people to have achieved the coveted EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) died on Wednesday.

He worked on a number of memorable projects including "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?", "The Graduate," "The Birdcage," "Charlie Wilson's War," Monty Python's "Spamalot" and "Angels in America."

Here's his acceptance speech after winning the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010, presented by Meryl Streep, which he ended with this memorable quote:

"Goodnight moon, goodnight stars. I'll see you on the set and the beach and in the kitchen. And at the movies."
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Via: Duke Today
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Jovian the lemur, better known as Zoboomafoo, died Monday at the age of 20.5 at the Duke Lemur Center, where he spent his entire life. His co-hosts on Zoboomafoo, Chris & Martin Kratt had this to say about Jovian:

"He'd jump in through the window and we'd feed him mangoes or garbanzo beans. Sometimes he'd grab our noses with those soft sifaka hands. He was very social and calm. He was young and good-looking and very gentle."

Jovian is survived by his second partner, Pia, a brother Julian, aged 22, 7 children and 4 grandchildren.You can read Jovian's full obituary on Duke Today here.



If this got you right in the feels, join in on the twitter-feels remembering Zooboomafoo now.

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Fitting words provided by Reddit user BeautifulBeard. This comic pays due respect to fallen soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo who was shot while on a patrol of the memorial.

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