The world’s oldest drawing has just been discovered in a South African cave

Craig Foster Said to be the earliest human drawing, scientists have discovered a 73,000-year old sketch in ochre crayon in a cave in South Africa. The heritage site near Still Bay in the Western Cape has yielded a treasure trove of artifacts, which point to the cognitive development of early humans. Researchers say the new […]

It’s the world’s oldest winemaking region, but how’s the wine in Georgia?

Nicole Trilivas June 27, 2018 Share this article Laying claim to an 8,000-year-old winemaking heritage (the world’s oldest) and over 500 native grape varietals, the small, ex-Soviet country of Georgia is a surprising destination for oenophiles. There is certain protocol for receiving wine in a restaurant. First, there’s the wine list ushered forth by a […]

The art of mending memories: Inside the world’s oldest surviving doll hospital

Share this article In the heart of Lisbon, overlooking the lively Praça de Figueira, a hospital with a difference has been restoring dolls from Portgual—and the rest of the world—since 1830. Priyanka Sacheti pays a visit to this storied Portuguese institution. “These are the plastic surgery rooms,” says Manuela Cutileiro of the two sunlit rooms […]

America’s oldest living WWII veteran just turned 112 — and he smokes 12 cigars a day

America’s oldest World War II veteran, and the oldest man in America, turned 112 years old on Friday. Richard Overton is an Army veteran who served in the South Pacific, including Guam and Iwo Jima.  Overton still smokes 12 cigars, drinks multiple cups of coffee and even whiskey and coke every day.  He smokes cigars, […]

In photos: Is this the world’s oldest and smallest religion?

Share this article One of the world’s smallest and most ancient faiths, the Israelite Samaritans remain mysterious to many. Our featured contributor Leon McCarron traveled to the Holy Land during Passover to spend time with this unique community. Jerusalem is often described as the holiest city in the world—after all, it’s held sacred by Jews, […]

Gym fitness: Moves for over 60 – UK's oldest personal trainer sets up OAP Bootcamp

Getting to the gym and building a level of fitness can seem more difficult in your 60s and above, but Britain’s oldest personal trainer is encouraging people of all ages to get back in the gym. Eddy Diget, 73, who is Britain’s oldest personal trainer and trains at DW Fitness First, believes that you should […]

Is Carla the Games’ oldest fan

CARLA Robinson was tipped to be the oldest attendee of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, but unfortunately she had to make a tough decision to put her health first. The 103-year-old had been looking forward to the spectacle for months, but “took a turn” at the last minute and decided to stay home and rest. […]

America’s oldest gun maker goes bust

Remington, a 202-year old American arms manufacturer, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company claims poor sales are the reason. In a note to investors on Friday, Remington reported negative operating cash flow as of March 25 of $ 7.4 million, according to CNBC. The company’s CFO Stephen Jackson said in court papers […]

This is everything men do wrong when buying and wearing a suit, according to the oldest tailor on Savile Row

Savile Row tailor Henry Poole & Co has dressed clients including former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the Queen, and supermodel David Gandy. Managing director Simon Cundey told Business Insider there are a number of mistakes men make when buying and wearing a suit. The key is to look at a suit as an investment. […]