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Bones in London Museum May Belong to Oldest Known Dinosaur

Posted December 5th, 2012 at 7:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Bones that have been languishing in obscurity at a London museum for nearly 80 years may actually belong to the oldest known dinosaur. Scientists say they believe the bones uncovered in Tanzania in the 1930s are the fossilized remains of a dinosaur that roamed the Earth about 245 million years ago — at least 10 […]

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World’s Oldest Person Dies at 116

Posted December 5th, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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The woman listed as the world’s oldest person has died at the age of 116. Besse Cooper was one of only a handful of people recognized by the Guiness World Records to have ever lived to that age. She died Tuesday about 70 kilometers outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Her son Sidney Cooper said she was […]

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World’s Oldest Person Dies

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A Brazilian woman who in May was declared the world’s oldest person by Guinness World Records has died. Maria Gomes Valentim died Tuesday. Guiness World Records says she was 114 years, 347 days old. With her death, the titles now belongs to American Besse Cooper who is 114 years 299 days old, younger by 48 […]

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India Releases 108-Year-Old Inmate

Posted June 19th, 2011 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Prison authorities in India have released the country’s oldest inmate, a 108-year-old man serving a life sentence for murder. Brij Pandey was released Friday from prison in northern Uttar Pradesh state on humanitarian grounds. Pandey, a Hindu priest, was 84 years old when he was charged, along with 15 others, for his part in the […]

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