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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

Zoo Animal Little Mama, World"s Oldest Known Chimpanzee, Dies at 79 Years Old

She was described as "the kindest soul I've ever known, chimpanzee, human or otherwise.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 15th, 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

Australian Central Bank - Bitcoin Is Bad But You"d Love A Digital "e-AUD"

Sweden’s Riksbank, the world’s oldest central bank, is exploring the possibility of a digital register-based e-krona; the Reserve Bank of New .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 15th, 2017

Mickey Gurdus, Who Eavesdropped on the World, Dies at 73

An Israeli, Mr. Gurdus monitored private and public communications over the air to create his own journalistic niche and score reportorial scoops......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytDec 8th, 2017

530 Million-Year-Old Eye Fossil Reveals How Creatures Once Peered at the World

This 530 million-year-old fossilized eye is the oldest evidence of this important organ, and shows just how little the eye has changed in the past half a billion years......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 7th, 2017

25 Oldest Things in the World

From family heirlooms to antiques shops to museums, many Americans share an obsession the extremely old. This includes both man-made artifacts, such as a 130,000-year old piece of jewelry, and........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 1st, 2017

This Is the $372m Wedding Venue Where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Will Be Married

It's the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. The wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and American actress Meghan Markle is now set. It’s planned to be held in M.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 28th, 2017

That Mexican Hairless Dog From "Coco" Is a Cool Breed, But That Doesn"t Mean You Should Get One

One of the world's oldest dog species may be the newest pet craze......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 27th, 2017

The CEO of the oldest airline in the world explains the major mistake the industry made 20 years ago

Pieter Elbers has been the CEO of KLM since 2014. Amsterdam-based KLM is one half of Air France-KLM, one of the largest airlines in Europe. Elbers.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 26th, 2017

How the Kindle was designed through 10 years and 15 generations

The Kindle has become one of the most ubiquitous pieces of specialty electronics in the world since it launched ten years ago today, but the device has changed so much since its debut that one can hardly believe the oldest and newest models are meant........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 23rd, 2017

World War II Crimes: Holocaust Memorial Rebuilt Outside Far-Right Politician’s House by German Activists

The art collective Center for Political Beauty (ZPS) has put up the work outside Hoecke’s house in the tiny village of Bornhagen......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 22nd, 2017

World War II Crimes: Holocaust Memorial Rebuilt Outside Far-Right Politician"s House By German Activists

The art collective Center for Political Beauty (ZPS) has put up the work outside Hoecke’s house in the tiny village of Bornhagen......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 22nd, 2017

Who Will Be the Next Queen? Elizabeth II Now Oldest World Leader After Mugabe Resignation

Zimbabwe’s president resigned on Tuesday, shifting the spotlight to the queen......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 21st, 2017

Israel: Daughter Of Holocaust Survivor Faces Deportation Over Father’s Alleged Christian Conversion

Rebecca Floer, 64, has until November 26 to leave the Israel after her request to remain in the country was denied......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 21st, 2017

Italian banks face long, uphill road to modernization

MILAN (Reuters) - Bailed-out Monte dei Paschi, the world's oldest bank and a bastion of tradition dating back to 1472, has entered the realms of virtual reality. It's an unlikely sign of the times......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 20th, 2017

Charles Manson Dies; The World"s Morbid Fascination Continues

Charles Manson, the mass-murderer and leader of the "drug-induced flock of followers " known as the Manson family died aged 83 of natural causes at 8.13pm on Sunday night......»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 20th, 2017