Photograph courtesy Gregory Areshian A Manolo Blahnik it isn't. Still, the world's oldest known leather shoe, revealed Wednesday, struck one of the world's best known shoe designers as shockingly au courant. “It is astonishing,” Blahnik said via email, “how much this shoe resembles a modern shoe!” Stuffed with grass, perhaps as an insulator or an early shoe tree, the 5,500-year-old […]Read more ›
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Crop Circle 7th June at Stony Littleton Long Barrow, Somerset UK. The first crop circle ever in a bean field. Field studies show how the beans been laid neatly on top of small yellow flowers that are untouched. It is located on a slope beside a grave mound 5500 years old. The barrow is located in perfect alignment to the […]Read more ›
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Vanuatu today, according to the US Geological Survey. There was no immediate tsunami warning.Read more ›
The year was 1890 and John Norman Collie, a respected scientist and explorer was walking in the Cairngorms. This area now popular with tourists, mountaineers and skiers was an even more desolate and unexplored spot back then. As he approached the summit of Ben MacDhui, The highest peak in this range and the second highest in Scotland (1309 meters or […]Read more ›
The first humans may have started walking upright because the place where they lived was so hot, new research suggests. Scientists discovered that the Turkana Basin of Kenya, long held as the cradle of human evolution, was even hotter millions of years ago than it is now. Daytime temperatures would have been well into the late 90s every single day. […]Read more ›
In continental Europe and particularly in Brazil, a branch of Spiritualism called Spiritism is developing and evolving into a new religion. We have all seen old Victorian illustrations of ghosts as white sheets of cloth and poorly faked photos of spirits created by double exposure, mainly resulting from the Spiritualist movement in Britain and the United States. The movement saw […]Read more ›
In the recent TV series “Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking,” the world-renowned physicist stirred the pot of speculation concerning unidentified flying objects (UFOs) and potential earthly visitations by extraterrestrial (ET) entities, warning it would be best for humankind to avoid contact with them if possible.Hawking noted such aliens would probably be nomads living in massive spaceships after having exhausted […]Read more ›