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Think Your Wardrobe Is Dated? - Try On These 3000 Year Old Pants

Sciencenews reports –

Two men whose remains were recently excavated from tombs in western China put their pants on one leg at a time, just like the rest of us. 61 more words

Himalayan Salt

The Himalayas abound with salt deposits, charaterized visibly by their pink coloration. An interesting article  online gives the amounts of eighty-eight (88) elements in one sample.   596 more words


Ancient Aryan Mummies and Pyramids of China


Excerpt. …….. “The research, which the Chinese government has appeared to have delayed making public out of concerns of fueling Uighur Muslim separatism in its western-most Xinjiang region, is based on a cache of ancient dried-out corpses that have been found around the Tarim Basin in recent decades.” …… To read the article go to… 6 more words

Sacred Places

China has more shale gas than any other country. But getting it out of the ground could be disastrous

The Middle Kingdom is thought to have the world’s largest technically recoverable shale gas resources, as well as the third-biggest supply of recoverable shale oil—more than 30 trillion cubic meters (1,115 trillion cubic feet) of shale gas—nearly twice what the US claims. 412 more words

3000 year old trousers discovered in Chinese grave oldest ever found

Re-blogged from Phys.org

(Phys.org) —A team of researchers working in the ancient Yanghai graveyard in China’s Tarim Basin has uncovered what appears to be the earliest example of trouser wearing. 232 more words


THAT'S Where They Are: Archaeologists Find World's Oldest Pair of Pants in China

TARIM BASIN, China (UPI)  Levis and Wrangler often boast about the durability of their denim, but can their blue jeans last 3,000 years? That’s how long a pair of trousers in China — the oldest in the world — have remained intact. 277 more words


` Scientists Discover Pair of 3,000 Year Old Trousers '

#AceHistory2ResearchNews – China – June 04  – Scientists have discovered a pair of trousers in a Chinese tomb that may be the oldest ever found. 177 more words