Daily Archive for August 21st, 2007

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Archaeologists in Egypt discover what might be the oldest human footprint ever found. The outline was found imprinted in mud, which has since turned to stone. “This could go back about two million years,” they say.

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Rare dead star found near Earth.

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47 million files hold meticulously recorded information on forced labourers, concentration camp victims and political prisoners. In grey, bureaucratic language the Nazis kept records on the smallest details – from the number of lice on a prisoner”s head to the exact moment of their execution.