Monday, April 1, 2013

Shain Gandee

Shain Gandee

Shain Gandee, one of the stars of MTV's reality show "Buckwild" was found dead along with two other people Kanawha County, West Virginia, authorities said Monday.

"It is very sad and tragic event," Kanawha County Commissioner Kent carper said. "We live in a very small community. Thoughts and prayers are with the family Gandee."

Gandee, 21, was found dead in a car with his uncle, Dwight David Gandee, 48, and Donald Robert Myers, 27, authorities said.

"Earlier in the day after the release of Shine missing Gandee, Office Kanawha County Sheriff's Office received word of the disabled vehicle in a wooded area near Thaxted Hollow, Sissonville, WV Kanawha County," the sheriff's office in a statement. "The representatives and members of Sissonville Volunteer Fire ATV use to access the vehicle, a 1984 Ford Bronco belonging Gandee family. Redeemable was a muddy area along the beaten track. Were the bodies of three people inside."

In a future release of the sheriff's office said the car partially submerged in mud. It was not hard but straight to the muffler does not reach the surface.

Mud covered the lower part of the passenger door Bronco, but the driver's side, where the junior sat Gandee free, the sheriff's office said.

Maria Sibylla Merian

Maria Sibylla Merian

Google's latest Doodle celebrates the birth of Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717), a German, who was one of the greatest artists, scientists time and is considered to be a major influence in the development of entomology.

Merian was born in Frankfurt am Main, the family of the Swiss engraver and publisher, fascinated by the life cycle of butterflies and the transformation was the subject of close study.

She was a flower painter and teacher, as well as the age of 52 years, made an expedition to what is now Suriname after Dutch inspired exotic plants imported specimens of natural history collections in the Netherlands.

While he is in South America, he traveled all over the Dutch colony, set out the local flora and fauna, but also criticized the treatment of black slaves and indigenous Dutch planters.

Returning to Amsterdam two years later he began to work in a lavishly illustrated book, Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium (Metamorphoses of insects Surinam), which described the life cycle of insects studied. It was published in 1705, at the age of 10 suffered a stroke and is partially paralyzed. He died two years later. Daughter has published a collection of his work.

Cory Monteith


Cory Monteith

"Glee" star Cory Monteith has checked into rehab.
The agent told ABCNews.com that the actor "voluntarily presented himself addiction facility."

"He kindly ask for respect and privacy, as it will take the necessary steps to recovery," the agency added in a statement.

This is not the first time the 30-year-old actor, who plays Finn Hudson in the Fox musical comedy-drama was subject to rehab. 2011 interview with Parade magazine, said Montieth treated at age 19 to fight the addiction, which in itself, "whatever." He told Parade that he was "lucky to be alive."

She is currently dating "Glee" co-star Lea Michele. He said the people, "and I love Corey and I will support him on it."
"I am grateful and proud to have to make a decision," he said.