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Introducing NNDB Mapper

The NNDB Mapper is a visual tool for exploring the connections between people in NNDB, linking them together through family relations, corporate boards, movies and TV, political alliances, and shadowy conspiracy groups. Maps can be saved and shared for others to explore.

As of this writing, the major demographic breakdown in NNDB is 23462 living, 13553 dead, 30136 male and 6877 female.

Recent Deaths: 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014

What is NNDB?

NNDB is an intelligence aggregator that tracks the activities of people we have determined to be noteworthy, both living and dead. Superficially, it seems much like a "Who's Who" where a noted person's curriculum vitae is available (the usual information such as date of birth, a biography, and other essential facts.)

But it mostly exists to document the connections between people, many of which are not always obvious. A person's otherwise inexplicable behavior is often understood by examining the crowd that person has been associating with.

Most Recent Deaths: Obituaries

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And yes this is what passes for a gossip column in these parts

23-Jul-2014 · Eggs in American stores are refrigerated, but eggs in European stores aren't ... Warner Bros plans movie adaptation of Space Invaders ... Dozens dead in Chinese bus crash ... Courts reach opposite decisions on Obamacare ... Reporter figures out that Facebook sucks, explains why ... Netflix hits 50,000,000 subscribers ... Will Ferrell to star in reboot of Manimal ... Beetles kill tree that memorialized George Harrison ... Philip Seymour Hoffman left nada to his children ... Chuck Palahniuk is writing a sequel to Fight Club ... More allegations that John Travolta is gay ... Despised Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling sues to block sale of team ...

22-Jul-2014 · Lucy Lawless joins Joss Whedon's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ... Kanye West is a porcupine and a blowfish ... Donald Trump tweets: "Many people have said I'm the world's greatest writer of 140 character sentences" ... Obama administration calls for cease fire in latest Israel/Gaza deathfest ... Website allows people to pay water bills for Detroit residents ... Conor Oberst drops lawsuit against woman who falsely accused him of rape ... US Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minnesota) proposes making union organizing a civil right ... FX says Tracy Morgan's planned sit-com is still a go, whenever he's recovered enough to be funny ... Lobbyist wife of US Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-Kentucky) explains that nobody really cares about alleged misdeeds between lawmakers and lobbyists ... Chicago drivers sue over ticket system bribery ... Still mourning the late, great Mr Pibb ...

21-Jul-2014 · Jonah Hill officiates at Adam Levine's wedding ... Test drive Toyota's cool new i-Road ... Against Stephen King's wishes, Warner Bros plans a prequel to The Shining ... When Nellie Bly interviewed Emma Goldman ... Scantily-clad men are OK for Facebook, but scantily-clad women not so much ... US Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) proposes withholding federal contracts from companies that move off-shore to avoid U.S. taxes ... Tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds will appeal $23.6B verdict for smoker's widow ... Leonardo DiCaprio threatens lawsuit against auction house selling autographed picture of former South African President Nelson Mandela ... Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen design a wedding dress ... Ukrainian rebels block access to crash site ... Sally Eilers could sure stuff a pepper ... Freeman Dyson peers 50 years into the future ... You can't order pizza in the Manhattan of the desert ... Helsinki plans for a future without cars ...

20-Jul-2014 · Apparently, T.I. was just mad at Floyd Mayweather, Jr. for boinking his wife ... Judge tosses US Federal Aviation Administration edict against drone flights ... Jerry Seinfeld lets a touch of murder flavor his restaurant review ... Sandra Bullock will sell Tupperware ... Rape and gonorrhea rates substantially declined after Rhode Island accidentally legalized prostitution ... Woody Allen analyzes the Middle East mess: "Arabs were not very nice in the beginning ... Alan Moore calls for boycott of upcoming movie ... Comcast is working behind the scenes to end net neutrality ... Seattle's ramps to nowhere have a date with the wrecking ball ...

19-Jul-2014 · Yes, Verizon is throttling Netflix streaming video ... Sorry, but Fried Chicken Oreo cookies are totally fake ... Kathy Griffin accuses Jeff Probst of breaking her Emmy ... U.S. Sentencing Commission votes to allow 46,000 federal prisoners on drug charges to apply for early release ... Tim McGraw smacks touchy-feely fan in the head ... Wells Fargo Bank says it'll stop ripping off customers through "stacking" of checks ... Glee loses court case, must change its name in United Kingdom ... Jason Biggs sure is sorry for cracking a lame joke about Thursday's plane crash ... Manager sues Katt Williams over alleged assault ... Downed Malaysian airliner had 100 AIDS researchers on board ... Where in the world is the corpse of Casey Kasem? ...

18-Jul-2014 · Universal Studios plans reboot of virtually all its monster movies ... San Francisco 49ers open new $1.2B stadium 50 miles from San Francisco ... Google Plus drops obnoxious "real name" requirement ... FBI is worried that driverless cars could be used as weapons ... Whistleblower Edward Snowden says NSA employees routinely share sexually explicit photos scooped from Americans' emails ... Malaysian airliner goes down, and experts think it was a missile strike ... Detroit turns off the water for 100,000 residents ... Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer's characters will marry on Two and a Half Men ... Microsoft announces that 18,000 employees will be laid off ... FedEx faces criminal charges (read: a fine) for shipping illegal drugs ... BBC sure is sorry about Doctor Who leaks ...

17-Jul-2014 · NASA predicts verification of life in outer space within twenty years ... How to become a pundit on teevee ... Scientists keep trying to get through to Gov. Rick Scott (R-Florida) ... Jennifer Lopez gets a species of water mite ... Apple, Bank of America, and Citigroup pay to sidestep charges over assorted illegal shenanigans ... ... Conan O'Brien to star in intentionally awful TV movie ... Obamacare hasn't yet been the disaster many Republicans predicted ... Teenaged girl in Edmonton files human rights complaint over alleged lying sex ed class ... Japanese artist is arrested for vagina artwork ... Rocky gets knocked out on Broadway ... Spy movies are way cooler than spies ...

16-Jul-2014 · Subway wreck in Moscow kills at least 21 ... Tommy Wiseau, the auteur behind The Room, says he has a sit-com coming ... Billionaire claims his plan to break up California has enough signatures to be on the ballot ... US Transportation Security Administration agent rejects Washington DC driver's license ... Pope Francis guesstimates that the Catholic Church has thousands of pedophile priests ... Jenny McCarthy claims she wasn't fired by The View ... Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig offers false hope that Major League Baseball might return to Montreal ... New documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal extent of U.K. internet spying ... School district in Tacoma, WA apologizes for firing gay teacher in 1972 ...

15-Jul-2014 · Sarah Michelle Gellar opens a lemonade stand ... Garth Brooks will announce world tour by calling a fan ... Retta explains the time jump on Parks and Recreation ... Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk gives $1M donation to Nikola Tesla Museum ... US Centers for Disease Control kept anthrax in zip-loc baggies ... Tracy Morgan says he feels strong ... Woman who accused Conor Oberst of rape now says it was all a lie ... Obama administration is more secretive than Bush-Cheney era ... Apparently it's illegal to have sex on the roof of Chipotle ... Woman spends $30,000 to look like sex tape star Kim Kardashian ... Lawyer who was sued by Judge Judy countersues ... US Attorney General Eric Holder states the obvious ...

14-Jul-2014 · Laurie Anderson is briefly trapped in a spa's hyperbaric chamber ... Germany wins World Cup ... Christopher Walken will play Captain Hook on NBC's Peter Pan ... Katherine Heigl doesn't see herself as "difficult" ... Shahrukh Khan is still Devdas at heart ... Climbing the stairs at Kansas City's new waterslide the world's tallest ... Miami's Miami Heat mural is quickly defaced after LeBron James's defection ... Virginia Woolf's sense of privacy still feels relevant ... Let's have a few drinks at a Depeche Mode-themed bar in Estonia ... Anthony Cumia (formerly from Opie & Anthony) says he'll never apologize for the tweets he deleted ... When McDonald's lost its golden arches ... Fish swim in Japanese phone booths ... A good movie memory: The Last Starfighter ...


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