Monthly Archive for August, 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.


Rare dead star found near Earth.


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.


The dead man was found naked, with his clothes lying intact inside the bear cage. Two adult bears, Masha and Misha, had dragged the body to their feeding corner and reacted angrily when keepers tried to recover it.


A plane was flying from Northern Cyprus to Istanbul, when two men claiming to have a bomb tried to divert it to Tehran. But the pilot landed the plane in Antalya, saying it needed to refuel. 100 passengers managed to escape.


A woman in Australia was killed by her pet camel after the animal may have tried to have sex with her.