Survivor Singer Jimi Jamison Dies of Heart Attack at 63

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Survivor and Cobra frontman Jimi Jamison died of a heart attack Sunday night in his Memphis home, according to a report published Monday. He was 63. The energetic singer, who originally was with Cobra, joined Survivor in 1984 after the band's frontman Dave Bickler (the voice on "Eye of the Tiger") left because of vocal-health issues See also: 'Such a Brilliant Human Being': Jeff Bridges Mourns Robin Williams Mashable has reached out to Jamison's manager, promoter and booking agent for details about his death. We'll update this post when we receive a response The band's verified Facebook page confirmed the sad news on Monday: Read more... More about Music , Entertainment , Us , and Deaths Read more »

Man Who Inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge Is Now a Father

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The 29-year old man who inspired the world to raise millions of dollars for ALS research through the Ice Bucket Challenge now faces a different kind of challenge: parenthood. Pete Frates and wife Julie Frates welcomed the birth of a 7 pound, 8 ounce baby girl named Lucy Fitzgerald Frates on Sunday morning, according to Boston television station WCVB. The new parents made the announcement on their Facebook page Read more... More about Babies , Charities , Us World , Us , and Family Parenting Read more »

9 African Wrestlers Will Miss World Championships Because of Ebola Travel Restrictions

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The effects of the Ebola outbreak have reached into the world of sports. Nine athletes will not be able to attend the upcoming world wrestling championships because of travel restrictions intended to control the spread of the virus. The annual World Wrestling Championships are scheduled for Sept. 8-14 in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. FILA, the governing body of wrestling, said the Uzbekistan health ministry has recommended wrestlers from affected West African countries not be invited. See also: Ebola Virus Likely Entered Sierra Leone After Funeral in Guinea, Study Finds The ruling affects seven wrestlers from Nigeria and two from Sierra Leone, according to FILA. Read more.. Read more »

‘Once Upon a Time’ Teases an Icy Welcome for Elsa of ‘Frozen’

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While Frozen mania has slowed in real life, it's just beginning for the town of Storybrooke. The fictional fairy tale town in ABC's Once Upon a Time will play host to Frozen's Elsa, played by  Fringe 's Georgina Haig, in its upcoming season 4 The Hollywood Reporter shares a first look at how the Queen of Arendelle's arrival will affect our favorite Storybrooke residents. See also: Mother-Daughter Lip-Sync Will Rekindle Your 'Frozen' Heart Once Upon a Time teased Elsa's arrival at the very end of its season 3 finale, which showed the queen emerging from a time portal. The Queen isn't the only Frozen character who'll grace the town of Storybrooke: Scott Michael Foster and Elizabeth Lail will play Kristoff and Anna, respectively, while Tyler Jacob Moore will play Prince Hans and John Rhys-Davis will play the Troll King. Read more... More about Entertainment , Tv , Film , Once Upon A Time , and Videos Read more »

‘Once Upon a Time’ Teases an Icy Welcome for Elsa of ‘Frozen’

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While Frozen mania has slowed in real life, it's just beginning for the town of Storybrooke. The fictional fairy tale town in ABC's Once Upon a Time will play host to Frozen's Elsa, played by  Fringe 's Georgina Haig, in its upcoming season 4 The Hollywood Reporter shares a first look at how the Queen of Arendelle's arrival will affect our favorite Storybrooke residents. See also: Mother-Daughter Lip-Sync Will Rekindle Your 'Frozen' Heart Once Upon a Time teased Elsa's arrival at the very end of its season 3 finale, which showed the queen emerging from a time portal. The Queen isn't the only Frozen character who'll grace the town of Storybrooke: Scott Michael Foster and Elizabeth Lail will play Kristoff and Anna, respectively, while Tyler Jacob Moore will play Prince Hans and John Rhys-Davis will play the Troll King. Read more... More about Entertainment , Tv , Film , Once Upon A Time , and Videos Read more »

Finally, a Video Game Made Just for Penguins

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For penguins born in captivity that haven't once waddled across an Arctic iceberg, there's finally a solution See also: Penguins Demonstrate 11 Types of People You See at Happy Hour In this comic from Safely Endangered , one lucky penguin test drives the world's first Arctic flight simulator (for animals, that is) Image: Safely Endangered Have something to add to this story? Share it in the comments. Read more... More about Comics , Watercooler , and Safely Endangered Read more »

5 Can’t-Miss Apps: ‘Cookie Monster’s Challenge’ and More

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With the launch of Instagram's newest standalone app and news that the iPhone 6 and long-rumored iWatch's unveilings are both imminent , you may have overlooked some of the week's best new apps. Luckily, Mashable creates a roundup each weekend of our favorite new and updated apps, so you won't miss out. See also: 9 Excellent Apps For Discovering New Things This week's list includes the latest app out of the Sesame Street Workshop, an updated NFL mobile app and a new maddeningly difficult game from the creator of Flappy Bird . Check out the gallery, above, to see all the apps that made our list of top picks. And if you're looking for more, check out our last roundup of can't-miss apps. Read more »

Watch the Made in America Music Festival Live Stream in 1 Easy Step

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Eighty acts, two cities and one Labor Day weekend full of music — that's what you'll see during the Made in America festival live stream on Saturday and Sunday. Streaming live simultaneously from Philadelphia and Los Angeles, the 3-year-old festival curated by Jay Z will be available to watch on Budweiser's festival website. See also: Broken Ribs Won't Stop Kings of Leon, But Tears May Fall at Concert "The live stream will allow users to toggle between Philly and L.A. performances — reinforcing the unique nature of this festival," Brian Perkins, vice-president at Budweiser, told Mashable . "[It's] the first bicoastal, simultaneous music festival in America." Read more... More about Music , Entertainment , John Mayer , Kanye West , and Steve Aoki Read more »

12 People Extremely Excited About Their 99-Pack of Beer

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Going to the liquor store every time you need a 6-pack (every night) is extremely annoying. So why not just make that 6-pack a 99-pack? It's far more efficient. See also: The Delicious Health Benefits of Beer Austin Beer Works released a 99-pack of beer on Thursday, making thirsty Austinites really happy — and totally wasted The limited quantity, $99, 7-foot-long, 82-pound, 99-pack was created in celebration of the brewery's Peacemaker Anytime Ale , described on their website as "so light, balanced and refreshing that you can enjoy it, well, anytime." The only thing not inconvenient about the 99-pack is transporting it home, and maybe keeping it cold. And the fact that the novelty has already sold out Read more... More about Texas , Beer , Alcohol , Watercooler , and Lists Read more »

RIP, MSN Messenger: Microsoft Kills Old-School Chat App

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In news that is sure to make you feel old, Microsoft is officially killing its 15-year-old instant messaging program. Windows Live Messenger — formerly MSN Messenger— will soon go the way of Friendster, Google Reader and Facebook Poke. See also: 9 Old-Fashioned Tech Terms You Still Use Today Microsoft first announced it would be closing Windows Live and pushing users over to Skype in 2012 , but the service had stuck around in China — until now. Microsoft began alerting Chinese users of Windows Live's imminent shutdown Thursday, and told users they would need to switch to Skype by October 31. The tech giant also promised free Skype credit to those who did, according to the BBC Read more... More about Microsoft , Skype , Tech , and Apps Software Read more »