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RIP ARETHA FRANKLIN RIP ARETHA FRANKLIN

Aretha Franklin, ‘Queen of Soul’, dies aged 76 -

Goodbye Mr. Mongoose Goodbye Mr. Mongoose

Tom McEwen has passed away. If you grew up in the 70s or 80s the Revell model kits of Snake and Mongoose were mandatory. Let’s celebrate with one of his greatest wins. Here’s to a life well lived.

Rip Brooklyn Nine-Nine

As well as Last Man On Earth and The Mick. Why can’t we have nice things?

Good Morning Oppo. Here's your news-brief on the auto industry summarized in one picture Good Morning Oppo. Here's your news-brief on the auto industry summarized in one picture

More Crossovers, Death of Sedans, Horsepower Wars, More Ultra-high end SUVs from traditional car-makers, Autonomous tech

Noooooooooooo Noooooooooooo

Just came across this and can’t believe it, RIP Verne ‘Mini Me’ Troyer

Damn, 28 is too young to go... Damn, 28 is too young to go...

I can’t say I was a massive Avicii fan but damn RIP man

BREAKING: Barbara Bush, 92, Has Died  BREAKING: Barbara Bush, 92, Has Died 

Less than 20 minutes ago at the time of this being posted. May she rest in peace, moment of silence on Oppo please.

RIP Stephen Hawking RIP Stephen Hawking

Jan. 8, 1942-Mar. 14, 2018

Ford Focus RS: Dead Ford Focus RS: Dead

RIP....here’s full story below....

RIP John Young RIP John Young

John Young, who had the longest career of any NASA astronaut, passed away on January 5 at age 87. Since I was out of town at the time, I wrote this addendum to last week’s TDIAH post today.

The end of an era The end of an era

My mum put this picture up on Facebook. That’s the Maxima, being sent off to wherever crap cars go after being sold. I should probably be more sad about it: this is the car I passed (and failed) every driver’s license exam in, what I drove on an epic road trip to Ottawa and Montreal, and what I did a lot of driving in.

One Great Actor One Great Actor

I loved Roger Moore. Pierce Brosnan and he are my favorite Bond actors. The movies he made were great and very entertaining, but I think one of his best roles was himself. 1981 saw the release of The Cannonball Run, one of the best and most hilarious car related film out there. Along with its sequel and The Gumball…

Last American To Win A MotoGP Championship Nicky Hayden Dead At 35 Last American To Win A MotoGP Championship Nicky Hayden Dead At 35

American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden succumbed Monday to injuries from being struck by a car while cycling Wednesday in Italy ahead of the World Superbike race at Misano, multiple outlets are reporting. Hayden was the last American motorcycle racer to win a MotoGP world championship in 2006. He was 35.

Today In Automotive History: Pontiac's Death Sentence Today In Automotive History: Pontiac's Death Sentence

On this day in 2009, General Motors announced it would discontinue the 83 year-old brand. No more iconic muscle cars like the Trans Am or GTO. No more quirky little cars like the Fiero or the Solstice. But at least we got the sweet relief in knowing that Pontiac’s demise meant we didn’t have worry about the Aztek…

Boatlopnik RIP Carlo Riva Boatlopnik RIP Carlo Riva

Aged 95, maker of some gorgeous boats.

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