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Macabre mystery as archaeologists unearth headless woman and child wearing lavish gold-lined fur found buried in 2,500-year-old tomb

Baffled archaeologists have uncovered a mysterious 2,500-year-old tomb containing a headless woman and child wearing lavish gold-lined fur.

The macabre find was unearthed by Russian excavators, leaving them confused about the bizarre placement of the adult skeleton’s head at her kneecaps. 58 more words


Boy, 3, rescued after 72 hours in Siberian forest

http://www.biphoo.com/bipnews/world-news/boy-3-rescued-after-72-hours-in-siberian-forest.html Boy, 3, rescued after 72 hours in Siberian forest
Boy, 3, rescued after 72 hours in Siberian forest : The Russian Emergencies Ministry says a 3-year-old boy who spent 72 hours in a Siberian forest after getting lost has been rescued. 17 more words

Dispatches From Siberia #3: Language Creates all the Problems--Then Solves Them

Last week, I bought a set of hair clippers. This action, which would be incredibly simple at home, had a number of layers and difficulties. First, hair clippers are hard to find. 1,728 more words

3-year-old lost Siberian boy survives forest bears, wolves

From The Siberian Times:

Miraculous survival of 3-year-old ‘Mowgli‘ boy lost in taiga for 72 hours

By The Siberian Times reporter

21 September 2016…

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Great Tome Vol. 3, of Fantastic and Wondrous Places; Speaking of Exploration. . . .

This is another of those periods where there seems to be something new happening every day.  And let us be thankful while it lasts!  For today it’s a notice from Julie Ann Dawson of Bards and Sages Publishing that the third volume in their GREAT TOMES series, THE GREAT TOME OF… 187 more words



Wildfires – Siberia

Wildfires happen every summer, but the especially warm northern summer of 2016 has been particularly bad for wildfires (as was 2015). As months-long wildfires still burn in California, the boreal forests of eastern Russia are burning, too, with numerous blazes since July, according to the European Space Agency (ESA). 52 more words


Beginnings and never ending stories

Today is babcia’s, my grandmother’s, birthday. She would have been 95 years old. And therefore what better day to start chronicling my research into her life. 453 more words

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