AwE130 Miscellaneous Clippings
Missing link Indonesia
28 March 1936, Prehistoric finding in Modjokerto.
Aneta reports from Batavia (Today Jakarta): A surveyor from the Mining Department has found a child's skull in the vicinity of Modjokerto, which could be traced back to the Pithecanthropus erectus, a "missing link" in the Darwinian doctrine. This is why Dr. Koenigswald left Bandoeng for Batavia so he could work together with Prof. Mysberg, to document this important discovery.
discovery of ancient jewelry in Russia
5 May 1988, Children find treasure.
MOSCOW - In the Central Asian Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan, playing children made the discovery of their lives. On the banks of a stream, they discovered all kinds of glittering objects that, according to experts, turned out to be centuries old and most of it was golden jewelry. Some objects are from the sixth and seventh centuries BC, including two gold pendants in the shape of a deer lying down.
The tools used by the pyramid builders
26 April 1894, Evidence you can see in the British Museum.
Although the awesome stone carving of ancient Egyptians has been preserved to this day, all mentioning of the tools they used to process the hard material has been lost. However, Mr. W.M. Flinders Petrie, a diligent navy man, has succeeded in demonstrating, from half-finished and unsuccessful objects, that the Egyptians have worked the stones with both straight and circular diamond saws, as well as with solid, pipe-shaped diamond drills.
Russians discover 'warm' oasis near the South Pole
9 February 1956, Primitive plant life, and small black bird.
Russians in 'warm' oasis near the South Pole. Scholars from the Russian South Pole expedition have visited an 'oasis' at the South Pole, where the temperature rises to 77 degrees Fahrenheit (25C) in the middle of the day and where there is some primitive plant life. Radio Moscow broadcasted the following news.
The mermaid of Exeter England
26 November 1737, Mermaid caught in England.
Written from Exeter (England) some fisherman have caught a sea monster, looking very much like a human, except that it had a Tail like that of a Salmon, when it wanted to escape, they used sticks and killed it, when it was dying it made a sound like a human. It is now on display in the reported City, and provided a new proof of the opinion that there are female Mermaids and male Mermaids.
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