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Sennheiser Founder Fritz Sennheiser Dead at 98

Fritz Sennheiser (1912-2010), founder of headphone and microphone manufacturing company Sennheiser, died Monday, leaving behind a legacy of quality audio equipment. Founded in the twilight of World War II, Sennheiser and seven engineers from the University of Hanover in Germany … Continue reading

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Farewell, Merlin Olsen

Rams Nation (a Google search reveals that no one actually uses this term) mourns the loss of football legend and actor Merlin Olsen, who passed away today after a battle with mesothelioma. Olsen’s football career is beautifully remembered by Andy … Continue reading

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Farewell, Charlie Wilson

Charlie Wilson, the rogue Texas congressman who nearly single-handedly brought US aid to the  Afghan Mujahideen in their war against the invading Soviets during the 80′s, died yesterday. You may have heard of him as a result of the 2008 … Continue reading

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