Is Tweeting Public Condolences Just Weird?

Some might think expressing sympathy is a nice thing to do. Not so the Daily Mail's ever-sensitive Jan Moir, who writes that, when done on Twitter, it's "an unsavoury social shift, a bleak emotional signpost to what lies ahead." Oh. » 2/08/11 3:45pm 2/08/11 3:45pm

It's John Lennon's 70th Birthday

Today would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday. To honor the deceased star, widow Yoko Ono recorded a short video - and encourages you to do the same. » 10/09/10 12:05pm 10/09/10 12:05pm

Nelson Mandela's Great Granddaughter Killed After World Cup Concert

Very sad: Nelson Mandela's 13-year-old great-granddaughter was killed in a car accident on Friday. According to reports, the driver of the car was drunk and lost control of the car after departing from a World Cup concert. [CBS, NYT] » 6/11/10 9:20am 6/11/10 9:20am