Carrie Fisher will be buried with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, according to a report from the Associated Press. Reynolds — who starred in Singin' in the Rain and is mother of the late Star Wars legend — died the day after her daughter did.
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As if 2016 hadn't done enough, it has taken one of our most beloved champions. Fisher wasn't only treasured as Leia, but also as a spokesperson and writer. Her honesty, warmth and humour regarding addiction and mental health was an inspiration to others.
Here at 10 of her most memorable quotes.
For nearly a decade, the best thing on YouTube has been Cooking With Dog. Its conceit was strange and delightful. Chef (a middle-aged Japanese woman whose name is never revealed) cooked beautiful, intricate food, while her trusty dog sidekick Francis sat on the counter, "narrating" the recipes in English.
According to a new report from Mark Gurman, Apple will kill the iPhone's physical home button in 2017. Don't get it twisted, this isn't the iPhone we're going to see in a few weeks; it's the iPhone after that. And killing the home button is a very sad idea.
Android tablets are mostly garbage, but the Dell Venue 8 7000 was a feat of engineering that even the most avid Apple fan would be loathe to put down. So it's a major bummer that the Venue 8 and the rest of the Venue line up have been discontinued, effective immediately.
In the past day you may have seen the internet lighting up with appreciations for the writer and neurologist Oliver Sacks. He died earlier this week at age 82, leaving behind a lifetime of illuminating writing that helped us to understand our own brains as beautiful, imperfect machines. Here are a few of our favourite books and stories.
Charles Townes, the physicist whose work would help lay the foundations for the development of the laser died today. He was 99. His career also ranged far beyond an interest in lasers, into astronomy and a fascination with spirituality.
The click wheel is dead! Long live the touchscreen. While Apple has moved on to brighter and screenier devices, the click wheel remains one of our favourite input methods of all time. Call us sentimental, but let's take a walk down memory lane.
I hope you're sitting down at your desk or on a train or something, for I have tidings of great sorrow: the Russian space sex lizards have died.