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A 17th Century Witch Bottle Was Unearthed By Archaeologists In England

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Archaeologists digging up a car park in Staffordshire have unearthed 17th-century witch bottle used to fight evil spirits close to a former pub in England. Experts say that previously the so-called cursed people often filled such bottles with bent toenails and fingernails, urine, and hair to keep evil spirits away.However, the x-ray of the newly […]

Malawi, the cradle of mankind?

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The latest discovery of pre-historic tools and remains of hominids in Malawi’s isolated northern district of Karonga gives further proof that the area could be the cradle of humankind, a chief German researcher said.Professor Friedemann Schrenk of the Goethe University in Frankfurt informed Reuters that two students working on the excavation site last month had […]

“Modern man a wimp” – Anthropologist Peter McAllister

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Many primitive Australian aboriginals could have outrun world 100 and 200 meters record holder Usain Bolt in modern conditions. Some Tutsi men in Rwanda surpassed the current world high jump record of 2.45 meters throughout initiation ceremonies in which they had to jump at least their own height for the development of manhood. Ex-bodybuilder and […]