JANUARY 3, 2013 BY DANIEL NOE
I hope he is wrong…
By DAVE KIFFER
December 12, 2012
. . . “Most of Ketchikan’s early residents were boomers and builders who left few journals or letters behind. But one family, the Hunt family, left behind a treasure trove of early photographs of the growing community.” . . .
. . . “Forest Hunt, who brought his family to Ketchikan before the town incorporated in 1900, also left a firsthand account of the early days in the form of a radio address that he gave on KGBU, Ketchikan’s first radio station in 1930>” . . . Read Complete Report w/photos
from BBC News
8 August 2012 Last updated at 02:54 ET
By Nick Crumpton BBC News
Researchers from Israel say that mysterious clay and stone artefacts from Neolithic times could be the earliest known “matches”.
Although the cylindrical objects have been known about for some time, they had previously been interpreted as “cultic” phallic symbols.
The researchers’ new interpretation means these could be the earliest evidence of how fires were ignited.
The research was published in the open access journal Plos One.
The journal reports that the artefacts are almost 8,000 years old. . . . Read Complete Report
Photo: Shanghai Science and Technology Museum in Shanghai, China. CREDIT Greg Peterson SOURCE Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)
from Science Daily
ScienceDaily (July 12, 2012) — Scientists from the based at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg have just announced the discovery of a large rock containing significant parts of a skeleton of an early human ancestor. The skeleton is believed to be the remains of ‘Karabo’, the type skeleton ofAustralopithecus sediba, discovered at the Malapa Site in the Cradle of Humankind in 2009.
Professor Lee Berger, a Reader in Palaeoanthropology and the Public Understanding of Science at the Wits Institute for Human Evolution, will make the announcement at the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum in Shanghai, China on 13 July 2012. . . . Read Complete Report