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East Asia traded with New World 1,000 years before Columbus

Artifacts found in Alaska confirm that East Asians from China, Korea and Yakutia traded with North Americans a thousand years before Columbus arrived.

Pet parrot returns after 4 years and now speaks Spanish

Torrance - Four years ago a pet parrot disappeared, but the owner has been reunited with him. However, the parrot now speaks Spanish.

Most women believe they look 5 years younger than they are

A new study undertaken in the UK has found that the majority of women believe that they look five years younger than their actual age, after taking a survey run by skincare brand Lancome Advanced Genefique.

Video: What it looks like to age 14 years in just 4 minutes

Frans Hofmeester is a Dutch filmmaker and he is a master of time-lapse portraiture. His films are composed of hundreds of video clips from children who are in their infancy to their early teens.

In Guangzhou you may be able to only keep your car for 10 years

Guangzhou - With a population of 12.7 million, Guangzhou is the largest city of Guangdong province, People's Republic of China. Now this city is deciding whether to let their drivers keep their cars for only 10 years.

Australia remembers the victims of the Bali bombings 10 years on Special

Coogee - Australia remembered those killed in the Bali bombings at a memorial commemoration ceremony in the Sydney beachside suburb of Coogee.

Falun Gong rally in Sydney to mark thirteen years of persecution Special

Sydney - A Falun Gong rally was held outside Sydney Town Hall. Banners took up nearly the whole block on both sides of the road and about 100 people took part.

Democratic Republic of Congo turns 50

Kinshasa - The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC, formerly Zaire) has celebrated 50 years of independence with ceremonies around the vast central African nation, with international dignitaries attending.

Pilot flies passenger planes for 13 years without license

A Swedish air pilot was banned from flying for 12 months and fined US$ 2,400 after admitting to flying passenger planes for 13 years without a license.

Library book returned 99 years late

It’s not out of the ordinary for a library book to be returned late and fines paid, but when a book is returned 99 years after it was borrowed, it can cause quite a stir.

Toronto children's hospital has 40 years of kidney transplants

Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children is celebrating forty years of saving children's lives with kidney transplants. Since that time advances have been made that improve the quality of life for transplant patients.

Womb transplants could be two years away

Scientists in Britain say womb transplants could be just two years away from going mainstream. The new development could offer new hope to women who are unable to have children.

Geneva Conventions Signed 60 Years Ago

Sixty years ago today, 64 nations signed the fourth Geneva Convention, which protects the rights of those caught up in armed conflict. The four Geneva Conventions have become the basis of modern laws of warfare.

Original Boy on the Milk Carton Still Missing After 30 Years

Etan Patz, the first missing child pictured on a milk carton, has been gone for 30 long years but has not been forgotten.

Op-Ed: Watch and Track Your Winning Candidate in the Four-Year Challange

Will you watch your candidate and "read their lips" for the next 4 years should he win? Or will you continue to cheer for the winning team no matter what? This is a challenge to you, DJers.

Woman kept prisoner at home by her husband for 50 years

A woman finally revealed the secret at the hospital after she was kept prisoner by her own husband for 50 years. She was not allowed to leave the home alone nor talk to others.

70-Year-Old Grandma Gives Birth to Twins

70-year-old grandma, Omkari Panwar, gave birth to twins on Friday. This makes her the oldest woman ever to give birth.

Ohio man repays borrowed loan after 34 years

A man borrowed a five-gallon can of gasoline 34 years ago and returned it recently with another brand new can filled to the top.

Wife And Mother Nabbed After 32 Years On The Run

Marie Walsh escaped from prison 32 years ago. Tonight she has been returned to a cell after an arrest in California for the first time since when she left her prison home in 1976.

Geneticists Discover a Way to Extend Lifespan to 800 Years

U.S. geneticists have extended the lifespan of yeast bacteria ten-fold and say the technique can be translated to humans . By eliminating two genes and by cutting down calories, this discovery can extend the lifespan.

DNA Tests Get Man Freed After 27 Years

A Dallas man wrongfully sent to prison in 1981 has been released after a DNA test cleared him. Charles Chatman was sent to prison for aggravated sexual assault and sentenced to 99 years.

Jesus' Missing Years Portrayed in New Movie

A new hollywood movie portrays Jesus as a wandering mystic in India who battles the iniquities of the caste system. The movie was inspired by the book the Aquarian Gospel that sheds light onto the missing years left out of the New Testament.

Believe it or Not Al Yankovic Has Been Around For 30 Years

From his first hit of "My Bologna" to the music of "My Sharona" to last year's "White & Nerdy" Weird Al has been on the music scene. His parodies have generally been a smash but all of the songs he's restyled have been enjoyed by the original artists.

Man spends 15 years typing numbers from one to one million - in letters

Les Stewart spent 15 years from 1983 to 1998 typing out numbers from one to one million in letters. His effort has led to a Guinness Book of World Records entry and also in as the third most bizarre world record of all time.

The 'WOW' Mystery Turns 30

30 years ago, astronomer Jerry Ehman was looking over a printout of radio data from Ohio State University's Big Ear Radio Observatory when he saw a string of code so remarkable that he had to circle it and scribble "Wow!" in the margin.

Fake dentist's 29-year career?

Malaysian police have arrested a man who practiced as a dentist for 29 years before being found out. He had no medical training and treated patients at his home in a cast-off examining chair.

Rubber Ducks Have Been Floating At Sea For 15 Years

In 1992 a bunch of rubber ducks jumped ship during a storm in the Pacific Ocean. They were part of a shipment from Hong Kong to Washington State for an order of 28,800 bath toys. Hundreds of the rubber ducks saw their chance at freedom and went overboard.

The Cranes Are Back, And No, It's Not Another Series Of Frasier

The extraordinary tall, yet elegant birds are proving that nature truly does keep coming back, even after 400 years

Woman had Bullet in Head for 64 years

X-ray finds a bullet in a Chinese woman's head, which came from a bullet wound she received 64 years ago.

Man spends 96 years in same house

Mr. Alex Baker has been living in the same house he was born in 1911 in Portsmouth, England.
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