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Age 118, the world’s oldest living person will carry the Olympic flame in Japan

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Tokyo At 118 jaar oud, the world's oldest living person is preparing to carry the Olympic torch this May in Japan. Kane Tanaka, who has twice survived cancer, lived through two global pandemics and loves fizzy drink...

Navorsers om die oudste gebou in die VSA te herstel wat gewy is aan die opvoeding van gratis en verslaafde swart kinders

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Na jare van eeue oue geskrifte ondersoek en artefakte opgegrawe het, navorsers het onlangs bevestig dat 'n 18de-eeuse gebou aan die College of William & Mary-kampus was eens 'n gratis skool en ensla..

Kangaroo oorgeverf 17,000 jare gelede is Australië se oudste bekende rotskuns, wetenskaplikes sê

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'N Skildery van 'n kangaroe in Wes-Australië is die oudste bekende rotskuns in die land, volgens wetenskaplikes, wat sê dat die ontleding van radiokoolstofdate toon dat dit meer as geskep is 17,000 jare terug. Die kangaroe d ...

Na 68 years in prison, America’s oldest juvenile lifer was released

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Joe Ligon, believed to be the oldest and longest-serving juvenile lifer in the United States, has been released from a Pennsylvania prison after spending nearly seven decades behind bars. Ligon was incarcerated in ...

World’s oldest DNA sequenced from a mammoth that lived more than a million years ago

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A tooth from a mammoth that roamed the Siberian steppe more than a million years ago has yielded the world's oldest DNA sequence. It's the first time that DNA has been recovered from animal remains more than a mill...

Die oudste lewende Marine, 'n vrou uit Noord-Carolina, is op ouderdom oorlede 107

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Dorothy "Stippel" Cole was die oudste lewende Amerikaanse Marine-veteraan toe sy op Januarie oorlede is 7. Sy was 107 jaar oud. Cole, wat in gebore is 1913 en in Warren grootgeword, Pennsylvania, 'n hartaanval opgedoen in die huis wat hulle ...

Tropiese rifvisse, 81, is die oudste wat wetenskaplikes ooit ontdek het

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Wetenskaplikes het ontdek wat volgens hulle die oudste tropiese rifvis is wat oral ter wêreld aangeteken is -- 'n 81-jarige snapper van middernag wat aan die kus van Wes-Australië gevang is. Die agtvisvis, wat is ...

Rep. Don Young, oldest member of Congress, tests positive for Covid-19

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Rep. Don Young announced on Thursday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. "I have tested positive for COVID-19. I am feeling strong, following proper protocols, working from home in Alaska, and ask for p...

Oldest animal sperm discovered in 100-million-year-old amber

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Scientists have found the oldest sample of animal sperm, concealed in a 100 million-year-old piece of amber. Paleontologists discovered the sample in the reproductive tract of an ancient female crustacean encased i...

America’s oldest World War II veteran celebrates his 111th birthday

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Looking on from his front porch in New Orleans, Lawrence Brooks probably never imagined he'd see this day. Vandag, the oldest known US veteran of World War II turned 111, and the National WWII Museum held a socially ...

201-year-old steamship paddle wheels found in Lake Champlain belonging to one of the oldest wrecks of its kind in the US

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The long-lost paddle wheels from a steamboat shipwreck in 1819 were discovered deep in the waters of Lake Champlain in Vermont. Avocational diver Gary Lefebvre of Colchester, Vermont was exploring the waters of Lake...

Send a birthday card to the oldest living WWII veteran in the US as he turns 111

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The oldest living American to serve in World War II is turning 111 jaar oud, and you can join the celebration. Lawrence Brooks served as a support worker in the predominantly Black American 91st Engineer Battalion ...