Remains of Ice Age infants discovered in Alaska: The remains of two Ice Age infants, buried more than 11,000 years ago at a site in Alaska, represent the youngest human remains ever found in northern North America.
China: Stop Sentencing Tibetans for “Inciting” Immolations http://media.themalaysianinsider.com/images/uploads/2013/january2013/3101monks.jpg Chinese judicial authorities should immediately release two Tibetans who were found guilty in legal proceedings that relied solely on confessions they gave during five months in detention, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch has documented endemic use of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, and coercion of Tibetans in…
With the death of her pirate husband in 1807, the former prostitute Ching Shih took command of several hundred ships, extorting money throughout the South China Sea. Her Red Flag Fleet was feared from the Chinese coast to Malaysia. Unable to defeat her, the Chinese government offered her amnesty. She took it & retired w/her immense loot as a respectable millionairess. She also took good care of her crew: most of Ching's pirates were pardoned.
“Raspberry girl” died 5000 years ago - here is how she looked. Falbygdens museum has recreated the woman’s face. With the help of a doll-maker and modern technology her face was re -created for an exhibition on “Raspberry girl´s” last time in life. 1943 found the bones in Rogestorps bog outside Falköping, Sweden. It showed that “Raspberry girl” died a violent death for 5000 years ago and the name came about because she was found with stomach full of raspberry seeds.
Form left to right and top to bottom, Purgatorius, Plesiadapis, Necrolemur, Aegyptopithecus, Proconsul, Sahelanthropus, Ardipithecus, Australopithecus afarensis, Homo habilis, Homo erectus, Homo heidelbergensis, Homo sapiens, Homo sapiens sapiens.