Ancient footprints discovered in Saudi Arabia may show how humans left Africa
Saudi Arabia’s Heritage Commission yesterday announced the discovery of ancient human and animal footprints said to be 120,000 years old in the north-west Tabuk region of the Kingdom. The results of the study were also published yesterday in Science Advances.The head of the commission, Jasir Al-Herbish, told journalists that the footprints represent the earliest-known evidence of human habitation on the Arabian Peninsula.The #Saudi Heritage Commission has just announced the discovery of human & animal footprints -including elephants – in the north western region of Tabuk that date back 120,000...
The Middle East Monitor
Alex's alien theory: Alex Reid thinks humans were created by aliens
Alex Reid believes human beings were created by an alien race.The 45-year-old mixed martial artist thinks humans were created by aliens to be their slaves in order to harvest gold and help keep their planet alive.Speaking on Chris Thrall's 'Bought the T-Shirt Podcast', Alex explained: "The Anunnaki, I buy that, it makes sense from all the texts I've read."Long story short, Planet X - which when I was at school they discovered it in our solar system, a new planet, I don't know if it's been acknowledged as a new planet, it's quite far away - or Planet Nibiru, which in ancient Mesopotamian and As...
Two foreigners arrested for taking selfie video with marine animals
SURAT THANI: Two foreigners, long-stayers on Koh Phangan island, have been arrested after posting a video on Facebook of themselves toying with marine animals while diving in a protected area off the coast.In the video, the two were seen tickling marine life with a selfie stick and taking their photos with them.The clip went viral and drew criticism on social media – and irritated Natural Resources and Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa.He instructed the Marine and Coastal Resources Department to find out who the two men were, what they were doing in the area and whether they held diving...
The Bangkok Post
A Blueprint to Overcome COVID-19 Crisis Globally
COVID-19 crisis has become the biggest threat to humans throwing several challenges, especially to their existence. The world is seized with this crisis exploring several actions and solutions to come out of this virus.Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreThe global leaders must have both a short-term and long-term vision to counter COVID-19. As a short-term measure, they must stop spreading the virus globally and as a long-term measure, they must encourage to invent a vaccine to end this pandemic permanently. In the short-term vision, they must collaborate with others who are fight...
Following a new path
One of Thailand’s first transman realist painters, Weeraya “Jaiko” Yamansabeedeen has through the years successfully opened the debate on the meaning of world peace via some captivating artworks featuring the dilemma humans face in achieving an elusive peace.Since graduating from Silpakorn University five years ago, the 28-year-old has produced contemporary art pieces intending to open a dialogue on the subject matter, which at times highlights how fickle-minded humans can be in the process of creating peace. He uses photography and his skills in realistic painting to create works depicting ne...
The Bangkok Post
'She Dies Tomorrow' is latest in a string of films that find humans battling contagion
Fear and uncertainty are as familiar in 2020 as Zoom meetings and social distancing. Still, you have to stay positive, establish a healthy routine and find ways to cope with what can feel like existential dread.That’s what makes an early scene from “She Dies Tomorrow,” available on streaming platforms and video on demand, so scary. During a phone call, a friend offers some advice to a young woman who’s feeling a sense of claustrophobic doom: “Go for a walk, or why don’t you try watching a movie?”Both are common stress relievers for life in the COVID-19 pandemic. But be aware that watching “She...
Detroit Free Press
WHO: Wuhan not necessarily where the disease crossed from animals into humans
chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-08-04 03:55Executive Director of the WHO Emergencies Programme Mike Ryan said the fact that the surveillance system for picking up atypical pneumonia cases in Wuhan was triggered “doesn’t necessarily mean that that is where the disease crossed from animals into humans”. (Ouyang Xueyan)© Copyright 2020 China Daily Information Company. All Rights Reserved.Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
Chris Hemsworth going swimming with sharks for TV special
Shark Beach will follow the Australian actor as he embarks on a journey to understand the behaviour of the big fish amid increasing attacks on humans Down Under.He will get up close and personal with a variety of shark species, and consult with marine biologists, conservationists, and surfers in his homeland as he explores new technological advances designed to help humans and sharks co-exist."I've spent a great deal of my life near or in the ocean, sharing the same backyard with sharks, and recently there's been some growing concern regarding an increase in shark activity," Hemsworth explains...
NASA, SpaceX make history as astronauts splash down
ORLANDO, Fla. — America’s quest to once again fly humans to space and bring them back again was realized Sunday with a cannonball splash into the Gulf of Mexico.It’s taken six years to forge and test SpaceX and NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, and on Sunday at 2:48 p.m., Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley splashed down off the coast of Pensacola in the Gulf of Mexico. Their return to Earth comes after 63 days aboard the International Space Station.“Welcome back to planet Earth, and thanks for flying SpaceX,” said Mike Heiman, crew operations and resources engineer for SpaceX.The veteran astronauts wil...
Khalifa University leads team to research how coronavirus jumps from animals to humans
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa University of Science and Technology is leading a team of researchers to work with universities across the world to investigate how the novel coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 jumped from animals to humans.Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in animals like bats, as well as in mammals and birds. The virus responsible for COVID-19, Sars-CoV-2 is the third coronavirus known to have jumped from animals to humans in the past three decades.The Khalifa University team is conducting the research as part of its COVID-19 Research and Development Ta...