EO Wilson, American ant biologist, dead at 92

EO Wilson American ant biologist dead at 92

By SudOuest.fr with AFPPosted on 12/27/2021 4:27 PMUpdated on 12/27/2021 at 6:00 p.m. EO Wilson, an American ant scientist, has died at the age of 92. He had notably received two Pulitzer Prizes The great American scientist Edward Osborne Wilson, internationally renowned expert on ants who was nicknamed “Darwin’s heir”, died Sunday, December 26 in … Read more

Sidney Poitier, the first black comedian to receive the Oscar for best actor, in 1964, is dead

1641692916 Sidney Poitier the first black comedian to receive the Oscar

Sidney Poitier in a scene from the film “Le Lys des champs”, in 1963. BETTMANN ARCHIVE For a few months, in 1967, the year of In the heat of the Night and of Guess who’s coming to dinner ?, Sidney Poitier, who died Thursday January 6 at the age of 94 in Los Angeles, was … Read more

Peter Bogdanovich, Oscar nominated director, dead at 82

Peter Bogdanovich Oscar nominated director dead at 82

Peter Bogdanovich, the filmmaker behind the classics The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon and What’s Up, Doc? , is dead. He was 82 years old. Bogdanovich was also an indispensable Hollywood film historian, whose wealth of knowledge about the Golden Age of Hollywood has been passed on to younger generations of moviegoers. Even before he … Read more

Inside the tragedies that haunted George Floyd’s family and witnesses after his death as his niece, 4, is shot dead

Inside the tragedies that haunted George Floyds family and witnesses

GEORGE Floyd’s name became synonym of the fight for racial justice after a viewer’s video of his dying moments shocked the world. The 46-year-old was murdered in May 2020 by police officer Derek Chauvin who knelt on his neck for more than nine minutes during a brutal arrest in Minneapolis. Arianna Delane had to have … Read more

American ant biologist Edward O. Wilson dead at 92

American ant biologist Edward O Wilson dead at 92

Nicknamed “Darwin’s heir”, the great American scientist Edward O. Wilson, internationally renowned expert on ants and defender of biodiversity, has died at the age of 92. Edward Osborne Wilson, who taught at Harvard University for a long time, has written dozens of books including two that won him Pulitzer Prizes: the first for Human nature … Read more

Literature icon Joan Didion dead at 87

Literature icon Joan Didion dead at 87

Novelist, essayist, critic and journalist Joan Didion died Thursday, December 23 from Parkinson’s disease. Joan Didion, renowned American author and icon of new journalism, best known for books like Play It as It Lays, The White Album and The Year of Magical Thinking died Thursday, report it New York Times. She was 87 years old. … Read more

Why is Margaret Atwood a “dead” trend? – News 24

1640020850 Why is Margaret Atwood a dead trend News 24

KNOWN for her many books on powerful themes such as gender, religion and politics, Margaret Atwood is a famous author. On Monday, December 20, 2021, a fake Twitter account scared fans with the fake news of Atwood’s “death”. False allegations circulated Monday morning about the alleged death of beloved author Margaret Atwood Why is Margaret … Read more

Lina Wertmüller, queen of Italian comedy and first Oscar-nominated director, dead at 93

1639144025 Lina Wertmuller queen of Italian comedy and first Oscar nominated director

Filmmaker Lina Wertmüller, queen of Italian comedy and “first female director nominated for an Oscar”, as the Italian Minister of Culture Dario Franceschini recalled, died at the age of 93 on the night of December 8 to 9, 2021. “Italy mourns the loss of Lina Wertmüller, a director who with her class and inimitable style … Read more