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July 15, 2014 1:52 PM Ancient Americans hunted gomphotheres, a weird elephant ancestor

Discovery marks the first evidence that humans and gomphotheres ever crossed paths. Elephants, as we know them today, live exclusively in Africa and parts of Asia. Any ancestors they may have had traipsing North America were believed to have been long gone by the time humans arrived, but that’s apparently not the case: According to researchers at the University 10

July 15, 2014 1:28 PM Mystery behind Origin of Elephant’s Ancestor Solved

Gomphotheres, ancient ancestors of the elephant, lived longer than previously believed, according to a University of Arkansas study. Gomphotheres were smaller than mammoths and their size was similar to the modern elephants. Until now, the ancient creatures were thought to have disappeared from North America much before the early humans entered the continent 7

July 15, 2014 12:12 PM Ancient Native Americans of Clovis Culture Hunted Gomphothere

At a site widely known as the "El Fin del Mundo" (End of the World) situated in northwestern Sonora region of Mexico, archaeologists have discovered 13,400-year-old spear points stuck with bones of an extinct elephant relative called the gomphothere. This discovery of the spears and animal bone has given an all new insight of the existence of gomphothere 9

July 15, 2014 11:12 AM Elephant Ancestor Might have Lived Longer Than Previously Thought

Archaeologists have discovered remains of an ancient ancestor of the present-day elephant, along with artifacts of the prehistoric Clovis culture, suggesting that the mammoths roamed the continent longer than previously thought. Researchers at the University of Arizona were alerted by ranchers who informed them of the bones they found in northwestern 8

July 15, 2014 10:48 AM Gomphotheres – Bones of Elephant reveals a new History

The bones of two huge animals similar to elephants are found in an ancient place of Mexico El Fin del Mundo known as End of the world as well. These bones ornaments were one of the oldest sites founds in the subcontinent till now since it was 13 to 14 thousand years old. The discovery provides a proof that there used to be a distinct culture named CLOVIS 17

July 14, 2014 1:56 PM How Andy Serkis Became the King of Post-Human Acting

With 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,' the actor proves he's the master of motion-capture performances On a London stage in 1992, a young Andy Serkis thought he was reaching the limits of actorly transformation. Playing Dogboy, "a bizarre, potentially quite violent street kid who thinks he's a dog," he'd strip naked each night, barking and biting, "much 20

July 13, 2014 10:56 PM tycoon Vincent Tan denies speaking to minister on landfill, KL incinerator

Written by Vincent Tan Chee Yioun I refer to the article "Minister denies Bukit Tagar landfill remark, says neutral over waste disposal methods" (The Malaysian Insider, 10 July 2014) wherein the Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan denied having spoken to me, nor having met with the management of the Bukit 46

July 13, 2014 10:20 PM Melaka government woos airlines in vain

There are no flights out of the new Melaka International Airport and negotiations with airlines have been going on for the past six months. MELAKA: The Melaka state government straddled with its embarassing “no flights” international airport is now saying medical tourism from Indonesia and being an international tourism centre may save the airport 36

July 13, 2014 7:06 PM Dan Gilbert tells how he and LeBron James buried the hatchet

Cavs Gilbert explains how he and The King made up. You shouldn't be known for the worst thing you ever did. As Dan Gilbert flew in a private plane to meet LeBron James last Sunday, he made notes about things to say, things he had been thinking about for four years, since the night James announced on national TV he was leaving Gilbert's Cleveland Cavaliers 22

July 13, 2014 2:53 PM Why waste RM1 billion?

1. I refer to the article "Minister denies Bukit Tagar landfill remark, says neutral over waste disposal methods" (The Malaysian Insider, 10 July 2014) wherein the Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan denied having spoken to me, nor having met with the management of the Bukit Tagar sanitary landfill over the proposed 29