Posts Tagged ‘cousins’

Cousins at War

My cousin Sir Guy Carleton who led the defense of Quebec during the 1775 rebel invasion, and the 1776 counteroffensive that drove the rebels from the province. He took command of all British troops in North America after the surrender of the British General Cornwallis to the Americans, October 19, 1781. My cousin who took […]

Cousins Married to Protect Their Farmland in Bronze Age Greece

It was “customary” for cousins to marry in the Aegean Bronze Age, according to a team of archaeogeneticists studying ancient social customs. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

Paranthropus Skull Find Suggests Distant Human Cousins Evolved Quickly

Researchers have long believed that the distant human ancestor species called Paranthropus robustus were somewhat like modern gorillas, orangutans, and baboons because they thought the males of this species were considerably larger than the females. However, a newly discovered Paranthropus skull suggests that the difference in body size was due to rapid evolution instead of […]

Biggest ever family tree shows when cousins stopped marrying

     Think you’ve got a big family? Check out the world’s biggest family tree, containing 13 million people. The giant family tree is the largest of several built using crowd-sourced data, each of which tells a tale about the history of Western civilisation. Joanna Kaplanis at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK, and […]

Random Jews really are like cousins, according to Jewish head of AncestryDNA

AncestryDNA customers with significant Jewish ancestry have witnessed the challenges that we and other genetic genealogy testing companies have faced when predicting genetic relatives. Most Jewish customers find that we predict them to be related to nearly every other Jewish customer in the database! So while we all know that the cousin matches for Jewish […]

U.S. has no (reasonable) alternative but to work with Russia, but that doesn’t mean they’ll do so

     The US leadership appears to have finally understood that Washington and Moscow should join efforts to stop the bloodshed in and bring lasting peace to Syria, James Jatras, a former US Senate foreign policy analyst, told PressTV. But although US State Secretary John Kerry’s visit to Moscow is a good sign, it might not […]

VICTORY DAY: David Cameron Just Resigned!

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer June 24, 2016 David Cameron just resigned. This is VICTORY DAY, brothers. My God. It’s full of stars. Feel the feelings you feel right now, then imagine the feelings you’re going to feel when Trump wins. Based on the feelings I’m feeling watching Cameron hang his head in shame after having failed […]

Mysterious Object That Came Out of a Black Hole Has Just Been Measured

Recently a mysterious object redefined everything we thought we knew about black holes. First of all black holes are supposed to suck everything into them, even light. Secondly, the gravity is so strong that it was believed that nothing in the known universe could come out of a black hole. That all changed when NASA […]

With 88% animal kill rate? PETA wants to close Guantanamo, turn into animal ’empathy center’

     What would become of the Guantanamo Bay military prison if President Obama is successful in closing the facility? A prominent animal rights group has a proposal. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent the Obama administration a petition Wednesday, asking it to turn the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center into what it’s calling […]

My one word interrogation at Ben Gurion airport

My flight from New York lands just before 5:00 pm at Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv. I gather my belongings and head towards passport control. The entry hall is surprisingly empty, I’ve seen the lines before the passport agents run 20 and 30 deep with travelers before, but today there is nearly no waiting. […]

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