PERUVIAN BURIAL TOMBS SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON WARI CULTURE

Sat 23 October 2021: Remains of 29 people, including three children, buried more than a millennium ago, were discovered a few weeks ago by a team of archaeologists at the Huaca Santa Rosa de Pucalá, an ancient ceremonial center in Lambayeque, 750 km north of Lima, that could help experts rewrite the history of the […]

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‘HUNTER HUNTED’: SUSPECTED POACHER KILLED BY ELEPHANTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Fri 22 October 2021: A suspected poacher was crushed to death by an elephant in South Africa’s iconic Kruger National Park, according to a spokesman. According to Kruger spokesman Isaac Phaahla, the mangled body was discovered Thursday during an intelligence operation aimed to prevent poaching. However, before any animals were hurt, Phaahla reported, an elephant […]

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‘BIG JOHN’, BIGGEST TRICERATOPS EVER, SELLS FOR 6.6 MN EUROS

Thu 21 October 2021: “Big John,” a 66 million-year-old triceratops skeleton nearly eight metres in length, was auctioned off to a US collector on Thursday for 6.6 million euros ($7.74 million). The hammer price at the Drouot auction house, before commission and other costs, was 5.5 million euros. Big John roamed the lands of modern-day […]

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70-YEAR-OLD WOMAN GIVES BIRTH TO HER FIRST CHILD IN INDIA’S GUJARAT STATE

Wed 20 October 2021: In India, a woman who claims to be at least 70 years old gave birth, making her one of the world’s oldest mothers. Jivunben Rabari from western Gujarat state conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, according to Naresh Bhanushali, who runs an IVF center in the Bhuj area of the […]

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SCUBA DIVER DISCOVERS 900-YEAR-OLD CRUSADER SWORD NEAR HAIFA COAST

Tue 19 October 2021: A sword estimated to be 900 years old has been discovered off the coast of Israel’s northern coast by an amateur diver. The one metre blade, covered in barnacles is believed to have belonged to a Crusader knight and was found by Shlomi Katzin on the seabed along the Carmel coast, near the […]

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BILL GATES WARNED IN 2008 OVER ‘INAPPROPRIATE EMAILS’ TO FEMALE EMPLOYEE

Tue 19 October 2021: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, whose departure from the tech giant in 2020 followed revelations of an affair with an employee 20 years before, had already been warned in 2008 over emails to a female staff member that were deemed inappropriate. According to reporting by the Wall Street Journal that was confirmed […]

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S. KOREAN NETFLIX DRAMA ‘SQUID GAME’ ESTIMATED TO BE WORTH $900M

Mon 18 October 2021: Bloomberg News reported late Saturday that Netflix’s biggest original series launch, “Squid Game,” is valued at than $900 million, citing statistics from an internal Netflix document. After launching last month, the nine-episode drama, in which cash-strapped participants play childhood games with deadly consequences in the hopes of winning 45.6 billion won […]

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COFFEE GROWN IN A LAB THAT IS ECO-FRIENDLY IS ON THE WAY

Sun 17 October 2021: Instead of coffee beans, cell cultures are used to make lab-grown coffee. In four years, it might receive regulatory approval in Europe and the United States. The breakthrough could open the door for a commercialized product with  a much less climate impact than the normal coffee. In response to the industry’s […]

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