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Jeralean Talley, World's Oldest Person, Celebrates Her 116th Birthday

Jeralean Talley, the world’s oldest living person, celebrated the big 1-1-6 on Saturday in Inkster, Michigan.
Born in 1899, Talley has lived through the turn of two centuries and 20 different presidents. 18 more words

How the World's Oldest Person Is Celebrating Her 116th Birthday

The world’s oldest person is laughing and feeling “good” about turning 116 on Saturday.

“I feel good, I just can’t get around like I would like to,” Jeralean Talley told TIME on the eve of her birthday in a phone call from her Inkster, Mich. 628 more words

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Weaver Ants- The Painfully Powerful Saviors

The reddish green ants that you may have seen bundling up or stretching in colonies that might just give you a nasty wound in the forests are the weaver ants. 339 more words

Nature

Not afraid of no ghost

Monika Kudaseva, 22, from Newport visited the ancient Skirrid Mountain Inn near Abergavenny, perhaps the oldest pub in Wales and listed in the chronicles from 1100. 301 more words

San Francisco City Hall Becomes Oldest Building To Receive LEED Platinum Certification

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The 100-year-old San Francisco City Hall is now the world’s oldest building to receive LEED Platinum certification for existing building operations and management, according to the U.S. 449 more words

News

Telescope Detects Oldest And Most Distant Known Galaxy

May 6, 2015 | by Stephen Luntz

The most distant, and therefore oldest, galaxy ever seen has had its distance confirmed. The discovery gives us our best opportunity yet to learn about galaxy building in the early universe. 437 more words

Astronomy

130-Million-Year-Old Fossil from China is the Oldest Relative of Today's Birds

May 6, 2015 | by Janet Fang

Two feathered skeletons unearthed in Early Cretaceous sediments of China belong to the oldest relatives of today’s birds ever discovered. 460 more words

Biology