6000 Years Old Human Brain!

Researchers have uncovered the oldest known human brain, about 6000 years old, from an ancient Armenian cave. A 6000 years old human brain? Can you believe this? According to Gregory Areshian of the University of California, the researchers found three Copper Age human skulls, each buried in a separate niche inside the three-chambered, 600-square-meter cave that overlooks southeastern Armenia's Arpa River.


After initial study conducted independently by three biological anthropologists, it is now confirmed that the skulls belonged to 12 to 14-year-old girls. Remarkably, one skull contained a shriveled but well-preserved brain. "This is the oldest known human brain from the Old World," Gregory Areshian of the University of California said.

Scientists are now busy in studying the brain that have noted preserved blood vessels on its surface. Surviving red blood cells have been extracted from those hardy vessels for analysis. The cave has also offered surprising new insights into the origins of modern civilizations, such as evidence of a wine making enterprise and an array of culturally diverse pottery.

World's Largest Pavement Art


More than 2,000 children in Cluj, Transylvania, Romania, have created the World's Largest Piece of Pavement Art. Take a look at the picture above. The youngsters drew the 7,000 yard train using 10,000 boxes of chalk. The world record, which they set last year, has been confirmed by the World Records Academy.

According to news sources, the drawing started as a school game but gradually grew as teachers and other pupils started to join in.

"We didn't mean to break a record. We just kept going until we ran out of pavement. Thank goodness the rain kept off," said one of the organiser.

Britney Spears to write Autobiography

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Singer Britney Spears is reportedly set to sign a $14 million publishing deal for writing an autobiography. According to the Daily Mirror, Britney is close to detailing her rise to stardom and recent troubles after landing a multi-million-dollar book deal to write her memoirs.

Well, this may not be a bad idea. Because there are numerous unofficial Britney Spears biographies and they’ve never been 100% accurate. Now, her fans can expect to learn something new about her private life. But, the point is how deep she will go into her autobiography! Am I right?

The Best Job in the World

In this present scenario of gloomy world economy and job market, Tourism Queensland in Australia have created "the Best Job in the World". Called as "the Caretaker of the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef", this lucrative job offer have already attracted more than 2000 applications from all over the world. And the official website has already attracted so much interest that the tourism department has had to upgrade their server from one to ten.


Duties of the Caretaker will include some minor tasks such as exploring the islands of the Great Barrier Reef, updating your video diary and photo gallery, reporting to Tourism Queensland, feeding some of the hundreds of species of fish and collecting the island's mail. In return you will get an opportunity to live in the Great Barrier Reef for six month with a salary package of AUD$150,000 ($103,000; £70,000) for a six-month contract. Accommodation will be provided on Hamilton Island in a rent-free villa, with pool.

What about the requirements? They are looking for someone with an adventurous attitude, passion for the outdoors and good communication skills. Selection will be based on enthusiasm for the role, entertainment value, presentation skills and at least one year's relevant experience.

To apply, you must create a 60 second or less application video in English, explaining why you are the best person for the job in an entertaining way. Along with a short online application, you must upload that video to www.islandreefjob.com. Then 50 application will be short-listed and website visitors will be able to vote for the applicants. From those top 50, 10 lucky applicants will be short-listed by Tourism Queensland. Those 10, along with 1 selected through wild card (highest online votes) will be invited to attend final interview on a number of islands of the Great Barrier Reef. Through an extensive selection process, one applicant will be chosen for the 'Best Job in the World" and the name will be announced at a media function on the evening of the 6th May, 2009.

So, this is really a cool job, if you love to swim, snorkel, and sail. The deadline of application is 11.59pm UTC 22nd February, 2009. So, hurry visit www.islandreefjob.com!

University Course on Explicit Movies!

Porn is no more a taboo thing! Now, you can watch those explicit movies in the comfort of your classroom and no body will disturb you! Because, a university in Taiwan has opened a special course to teach students how to appreciate and analyze porn movies. What? Yes, it is true, I'm not joking.

watching According to news reports, the Mass Communication Department of Providence University, Taiwan, just opened the voluntary course this semester and already more than 50 students have registered for the course. When registering for the course, students signed a paper agreeing that if the scenes were too explicit, they could choose to leave the classroom. Interestingly, no student had ever left the class. Is it the power of porn or something else, that tied all of them?

Well, it may have an academic reason also. As, to pass the special course, one must give a 15 minute presentation in which they analyze an audience's psychological reaction to a porn clip from an academic perspective.

Why those students joined this course? According to university officials, curiosity was the main reason for taking the course and most students admitted that their parents did not know what they were studying. Because this is really an weird topic to discuss with parents.

That's why one of the worried student, said: "If I get a very good score in this course, I don't know how I'll explain it to my parents."

Another naughty student admitted: "I am really worried my parents will see the score report when it is mailed home. I won?t know what to say if I get a high score. However if I fail the course, I can speak to my parents and suggest that maybe I should watch more porn."

So, what you think about it? Was it really necessary to create that special course? I just wonder how someone will be able to find out his/her psychological reactions that were triggered by those erotic clips?

Fisherman Pig from China!


Pigs can do some really nasty things. Some of them are dirty. Some of them are funny. And I am sure that you have seen many of them. But can you think about a pig catching fish? Take a look at the picture above. This Chinese pig regularly catches fish from a pond.

How all these started? Han, the pig's owner, created a small pond for breeding tropical fish, at her home in Dahangou village, Zhenping. When the market price for the fish dropped, she gave up on the venture. But, one day she found that still there is one eager customer and it is her pig.

"I was amazed to see that the pig I raised is helping himself to fish from the pond," she told the Eastern Asia Trade and Economic News. It steps into the shallow water, catches fish in its mouth and happily eats them on the spot."

Han said she was happy for the pig to help itself to the fish rather than let them go to waste. Really an intelligent pig isn't it?

Twins born on different Days, Months, Years

Twins born on different Days, Months, Years
A woman in Detroit gave birth to twin boys on different days of different months of different years! How it is possible? The twins entered the world during the last few minutes of New Year's Eve and the early few minutes of New Year.

Tangernika Woods and her husband welcomed their first twin, Tarrance, at 11:51 PM on Wednesday, December 31, 2008. Their second twin, Tariq Griffin, entered the world 26 minutes later at 12:17 AM Thursday, January 1, 2009. The babies were born at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester.

This was really a special case and the parents of those twin boys could never imagine a more special delivery. Tangernika Woods later told reporters "It was a shock," adding she had wanted to give birth to the boys on New Year's Day, but the fraternal twins had other plans." Interestingly, the boy's father Tarrance Sr. is a twin himself. The couple also has a 7-year-old daughter and an 11-month-old son.


Don't Waste Your Time

time-clockTime and Tide wait for no man. I am sure that you have heard this phrase many times. With this kind pg phrases, we are made aware of time consciousness the moment we start schooling. We must understand and realize the true value of time

Time is a precious resource. "Wake up darling it is time to get ready to school" - this is the wake up call given by most of the mothers. "Hurry up child, otherwise you will be late to school" - you can hear most of the fathers uttering these words in the morning hours. "Finish your work before the bell rings" - this is the teacher's routine call. All these proves that we are living in a world which counts every second.

Time is a treasure common to all. You may be more wealthy than I but you cannot buy for yourself a minute or more time than I have. With time all is possible and without time nothing is possible.

The supply of time is truly a daily miracle, an affair genuinely astonishing when one examines it. You wake up in the morning and your cup of life is magically filled with twenty-four hours. It is your. No one can take it away from you. Waste it as much as you will, and the supply will never be withheld from you. But you cannot draw on the future. You can waste only the passing moments. You cannot waste tomorrow today itself.

You have daily 24 hours of time or 168 hours per week or 8760 hours per year. You must understand that though there is regular supply of time, once it is lost it cannot be replaced. Therefore its right and most effective use is an important factor to be realized.

Like money, Time has a way of disappearing. By budgeting our minutes and hours we can use it properly. Good time management involves an awareness that today is all we ever have to work with. The past is gone and the future is yet to be born.

"Yesterday is a canceled cheque, Tomorrow is a promissory note, Today is ready cash, use it".

Managing time well is the hallmark of an efficient person. Use your time carefully and also, do not waste others time. Have a time for everything and do everything in time. Start in time, work in time, finish in time, be in time. Enjoy your time and be happy.

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Happy New Year 2009

Today is January 1, 2009. A new year starts. In this occasion, I would like to take the opportunity to wish you all a Great, Prosperous, Blissful, Healthy, Bright, Delightful, Mind Blowing, Energetic and extremely Happy New Year. Enjoy your life, live your life.

Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.
-Lord Tennyson