Posts Tagged ‘first’

Aurignacians: The First Artistic Culture?

Since the evolution of Homo sapiens approximately 1.8 million years ago, humans have advanced in many aspects of life, especially art. According to historians, the earliest record of humans engaging in the creation  Read more Section:  News History Ancient Traditions Read Later 

Talos of Crete: A 2,000-Year-Old Tale of the First Robot God

Believe it or not, but ideas of artificial intelligence and automata were alive and well over 2,000 years ago within Greek mythology. The myth of Talos (‘Τάλως’)—the first robot-like creature in mythology Read more Section:  News Myths & Legends Unexplained Phenomena Read Later 

Australia Reports First Monkeypox Case, a Traveler Returning from Britain

Australian health officials on Friday reported their first confirmed case of monkeypox, diagnosed in a traveler who recently returned from Britain to Melbourne. A possible second case in a Sydney man who recently traveled to Europe is under observation.

Taiwan, First to Warn of Chinese Coronavirus, Says W.H.O. Is Ignoring It Again

Taiwan on Thursday accused the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) of failing to remain politically neutral by declining to offer Taipei an “observer status” seat at an upcoming W.H.O. assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, implying that the United Nations (U.N.) public health body has expressed anti-Taiwan bias encouraged by Beijing.

Juan Carlos I: Former king’s first return to Spain in two years ignites debate

He went to the United Arab Emirates in 2020.

Denisovan Girl’s Tooth Is First Physical Evidence of Denisovans in Southeast Asia!

A team of archaeologists and anthropologists recovered an exceptionally rare molar tooth fossil from a cave in northern Laos. While the fossil bears some resemblance to the teeth of modern humans, Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News Evolution & Human Origins Read Later 

Texas School District Restricts First Amendment Activity, Bans Teachers and Employees From Publicly Criticizing School Policies

The Rutherford Institute is challenging attempts by a Texas school district to prohibit its employees from publicly criticizing the school or its policies. In a letter to officials at the Carroll Independent School District, Rutherford Institute attorneys warn that the non-disparagement clause included in the District’s employment contracts, which requires employees to “agree to not disparage, criticize, […]

David McCormick Closing Video Ad: ‘I’ve Been America First my Whole Life’

Businessman David McCormick, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, emphasized his military service in his closing ad, saying, “I’ve been America First my whole life. I’m the one that volunteered when I was 18 and put it all on the line.”

Victoria To Become First Australian State To Ban Public Displays Of ‘Nazi’ Swastika

(News.com.au) At the behest of powerful Jewish supremacist groups in Australia, Victoria has introduced nation-leading legislation in a bid to fight the state’s so-called “Nazi swastika epidemic” by criminalizing public displays of the ancient symbol: Under the Nazi Symbol Prohibition Bill, which was introduced by the state government on Wednesday, it will be a criminal […]

North Korea Reports First Coronavirus Deaths amid ‘Explosive’ Outbreak

North Korea documented six deaths from the Chinese coronavirus on Friday amid an “explosive” outbreak of the disease that infected 18,000 people in the country on Thursday, the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.

Ukraine war: Prosecutor to hold first war crimes trial of captured Russian soldier

The 21-year-old is accused of killing an elderly Ukrainian man during the first few days of the Russian invasion.

Leonid Kravchuk: Ukraine’s first President dies aged 88, says Kyiv

Kravchuk was a driving force in Ukraine’s declaration of independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.

Inflation Crisis: People Facing ‘Real Food Poverty for the First Time in a Generation’ – Supermarket Boss

The head of Tesco has warned that people in the UK are facing “real food poverty for the first time in a generation”.

Israel Swears in First Arab Muslim Supreme Court Judge

Israel on Tuesday swore in the first Arab Muslim to serve as in the country’s highest court as a Supreme Court justice.

Was Pisa’s 1016 Sardinia Expedition the First Crusade of Them All?

During the First Crusade, the city state of Pisa, like many other European powers, was moved by the pleas of Pope Urban II, who in 1095 ordered the Christian kingdoms of Europe to launch a holy crusade against Islam  Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Europe History Important Events Read Later 

Emperor’s Protector Sarcophagus Is A First For Anatolia!

Representing a national first, an ancient sarcophagus bearing the title “Emperor’s Protector” has been unearthed in western Turkey (ancient Anatolia). Furthermore, it’s also the first time the remains of an individual  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Will Smith Seen in India for First Time Since Oscars Attack, to Meet with Spiritual Leader Who Teaches ‘Methods for Self-Transformation’

Will Smith was seen landing in Mumbai, India, where he is reportedly meeting spiritual leader Sadhguru, who teaches “powerful methods for self-transformation.”

Were Prehistoric Rock Carvings Actually the First Cartoons in History?

A virtual reality investigation of prehistoric rock art has concluded that flickering firelight may have been used to animate a selection of engraved rocks discovered in France. This could mean that this rock art was used as a form of entertainment, making them the first cartoons in history or even early examples of prehistoric cinema. […]

A First of Its Kind – 8,500-Year-Old Wooden Ladder Found at Çatalhöyük

Turkey’s Çatalhöyük settlement, which developed between 7,500 BC and 6,400 BC, is often referred to as the world’s first, and oldest, metropolitan city, and for good reason.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

First Texas bus drops off migrants blocks from U.S. Capitol in DC

A bus from Texas arrived in Washington, D.C. Wednesday morning, transporting dozens of illegal immigrants as part of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s new plan to counter federal immigration policies during an ongoing border crisis.

Epic Fail: NFT of Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet Loses 99.8% of Value

A non-fungible token (NFT) of the first tweet made by former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey originally bought for $2.9 million has reportedly failed to hold its value, with a recent top bid for the NFT reaching just $6,800. That represents a drop in value of approximately 99.8 percent based on the original purchase price.

First Tomb of Christopher Columbus Finally Found

He can be hailed as the heroic explorer who “discovered” the “New World” or reviled as the man who set off the process of genocide of indigenous Americans, but he can’t be denied a momentous place in history. Despite this, until now, the exact location of the tomb where Christopher Columbus, the 15th-century Italian explorer […]

First all-private astronaut crew arrives at ISS

Three wealthy businessmen and their astronaut escort, who blasted off on a SpaceX rocket on Friday, have arrived in orbit at the International Space Station where they’ll stay for more than a week. The US space agency NASA has now joined Russia in hosting guests at the world’s most expensive tourist destination — and this […]

First private mission docks at International Space Station

The first fully private mission docks at the International Space Station. A four-member crew from startup company Axiom Space blasted off from Florida on Friday. NASA has hailed the three-way partnership with Axiom and SpaceX as a key step towards commercializing the region of space known as “Low Earth Orbit”, leaving the agency to focus […]

ACH (1751) Gary Holland – The First Casualty Of War Is The Truth

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1751) Gary Holland – The First Casualty Of War Is The Truth Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on April 8 2022, Andy is joined by Gary Holland for a show entitled, “The First Casualty Of […]

Study detects microplastic in living human lungs for first time

After a study recently revealed microplastics were found in human blood, new research shows further evidence that microplastics are penetrating the living body. A study, which will be published in Science of the Total Environment, found microplastics in the lung tissue of living people for the first time. In 11 out of 13 people sampled, […]

Muslims in Karachi break the fast on the first day of Ramadan

Thousands of Muslims broke the fast at mosques in Karachi on Sunday night as the holy month of Ramadan began in Pakistan. But the war in Ukraine, which has sent energy and food prices soaring, has cast a shadow this year on Islam’s holiest month, where large gatherings over food and family celebrations are a […]

Deadly Microplastics Found in Human Blood for First Time – Doctors Baffled

Scientists have detected deadly microplastics in human blood for the first time, leaving them baffled and concerned about what is causing the mysterious outbreak. According to researchers, the tiny particles were found in a whopping […] Source

In world-historic first, microplastics detected in human blood

“We’ve choked this planet with plastic, from the highest mountains to the deepest oceans—and we’ve no idea at all about costs for public health,” said a British lawmaker. Source

First Liberty Lawyer: Ketanji Brown Jackson Can’t Uphold Constitution if She Thinks It’s Racist

Keisha Toni Russell, a constitutional lawyer at First Liberty Institute, testified Thursday in opposition of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination for the Supreme Court, arguing that her support of Critical Race Theory means she would not be able to uphold the Constitution if she believes it is racist. Source

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