World’s oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies at 113

Last year Guinness World Records awarded Israel Kristal a certificate as the world’s oldest man.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 13th, 2017

Masha Leon, Society Columnist and Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 86

Ms. Leon survived harrowing childhood escapes from grim pre-ghetto Warsaw and Communist Siberia to mingle years later with New York’s glitterati as a writer for the world’s oldest Yiddish newspaper......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 7th, 2017

The World"s Oldest Hippo in Captivity Dies After a Life of "Boredom, Misery and Deprivation"

Bertha the hippo had been living at the Manila Zoo in the Philippines since 1959......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 10th, 2017

World"s oldest person Emma Martina Luigia Morano dies aged 117

Morano was five years younger than the Oldest person ever who lived 122 years 164 days.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2017

John Glenn, First American to Orbit Earth, Dies at 95

John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest explorers as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world's oldest astronaut, in addition to a long career as a U.S. senator, died on Thursday at age of 95. Glenn was the last surviv.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 8th, 2016

Max Mannheimer, Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 96

Holocaust survivor Max Mannheimer died Friday in a Munich hospital at the age of 96, the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial said Saturday......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjSep 24th, 2016

California Courts May Consider Legalizing Prostitution

Challenge to existing laws can proceed, say judges The world’s oldest profession might soon be legal again in California. A Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has ruled that a challenge to the state.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 20th, 2017

ScotiaMocatta Put For Sale After Multibillion Money-Laundering Scandal

The world's oldest gold trader is for sale after a massive money laundering scandal may have terminally crippled one of the mos.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 19th, 2017

How Technology is Keeping Holocaust Survivor Stories Alive Forever

A powerful project allows survivors to "answer" questions without being present. It’s like Siri if Siri were an actual human with a life story to tell......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 18th, 2017

48 Million-Year-Old Prehistoric Bird Preened its Feathers Just Like a Flamingo

Despite the odds, scientists have found one of the world's oldest preen glands in a 48-million-year-old bird fossil......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 18th, 2017

15 Oldest Countries and Nations in the World

If you are among history lovers, I bet you always wanted to have in front of you a list of the oldest countries and nations i.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyOct 14th, 2017

Queen"s bank revamping to gain younger clients

After three centuries as banker to Britain's rich and famous, from Charles Dickens to Queen Elizabeth II, Coutts, one of the world's oldest banks, is trying to modernise. Scarlett's Citanovich-Hodge reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 13th, 2017

300-year-old "Queen"s bank" tries to move with the times

After three centuries as banker to Britain's rich and famous, from Charles Dickens to Queen Elizabeth II, Coutts, one of the world's oldest banks, is trying to modernize......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 13th, 2017

The oldest story in the world

Book review of 'Jihad @ Co: Black Markets and Islamist Power'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 5th, 2017

Bernie Sanders: Watch As Senator Gets Emotional Talking About Jewish Relative Who Died Fighting Nazis

Many of Sanders's relatives who remained in Poland during World War II perished during the Holocaust......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 29th, 2017

Egyptian national known as world’s heaviest woman dies in UAE

Eman Abdul Atti’s efforts to shed her extra kilos ended in a tragedy at a hospital here when the 37-year-old Egyptian national known as ‘the world heaviest woman’ died today due to complications from........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineSep 25th, 2017

Egyptian national Eman Ahmed, world"s "heaviest" woman, dies in UAE

Eman was admitted to the Abu Dhabi hospital in May and was under the supervision of over 20 doctors.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 25th, 2017

10 Countries With the Oldest Written Constitutions in the World

Although much of our modern world was shaped by the two world wars, the countries with the oldest written constitution in the world reveal th.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeySep 23rd, 2017

Liliane Bettencourt, L'Oreal Billionaire Heiress, Dies at 94 - Bloomberg

BloombergLiliane Bettencourt, L'Oreal Billionaire Heiress, Dies at 94BloombergLiliane Bettencourt, heiress to the L'Oreal cosmetics empire and the world's wealthiest woma.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 21st, 2017

L’Oréal’s Liliane Bettencourt, the world’s richest woman, dies at 94

Liliane Bettencourt, widely consider.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 21st, 2017

L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at age 94

Liliane Bettencourt, the L’Oreal cosmetics heiress and the world’s richest woman, has died at her home in a ch.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 21st, 2017