Stone Age bakers made first bread thousands of years before farming

Stone Age bakers made first bread thousands of years before farming

The team at the site in north-east Jordan where the earliest bread was found Image courtesy of Alexis Pantos A trail of ancient bread crumbs has helped archaeologists put the origins of bread making in the Stone Age. The find provides the first direct evidence that humans were baking with wheat and oats thousands of […]

Nevada Is About to Kill an Inmate Using a Drug Mix That’s Never Been Tried Before

Scott Dozier is scheduled to die on Wednesday. The Nevada inmate has been on death row since 2007 for having shot and dismembered 22-year-old Jeremiah Miller in a drug-related crime in 2002. Eight days before the execution, the state announced that they would use a new combination of drugs to put Dozier to death.  “There are so many concerns and […]

Liege shootings: Gunman 'had killed day before attack'

Liege shootings: Gunman 'had killed day before attack'

Media playback is unsupported on your device The man who shot dead two police officers and a civilian in the Belgian city of Liège had killed someone the night before the attacks, the country’s interior minister says. Jan Jambon said the gunman, named as Benjamin Herman, had murdered a man – a former prisoner – […]

Commoners told to ‘tidy up’ before they go|Humor

Over 2000 commoners trapped inside the grounds of Windsor Castle have been told they won’t be allowed to leave until the place is clean and tidy.  Those commoners who tried to get away a bit early to beat the rush found the portcullis locked and the drawbridge raised to prevent them from leaving. ‘One commoner […]

Earth had water even before the collision that made the moon

Earth had water even before the collision that made the moon

Earth’s oceans may have withstood the smash-up that made the moonTodd Gipstein/National Geographic/Getty By New Scientist staff and Press Association Earth may have had water for far longer than we thought. The planet may have had lakes and oceans even before the giant impact that created the moon, and it could have survived that colossal […]

Macao's Leninist Get-together to match just before official reorganize

Macao's Leninist Get-together to match just before official reorganize

BEIJING: China’s ruling Communist Party will hold a three-day meeting of its top officials starting on Monday, state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday, which will likely discuss and decide on key personnel decisions ahead of a government reshuffle next month. In a brief statement following a meeting chaired by President Xi Jinping, who is […]