Posts Tagged ‘giant’

Giant Cranes Immortalized in Folklore Back In Ireland After 300 Years

Giant cranes were one of the most popular pets in medieval Ireland. However, the luxurious cranes all but vanished from the country over 300 years ago, until recently when a mating pair was spotted together in a wild bog. This offers the tantalizing suggestion that giant cranes have once again chosen Ireland as a more […]

Tests Reveal True Age of Naked Cerne Abbas Giant

After a year of work, archaeologists in the United Kingdom have completed their scientific tests to determine the age of a giant figure cut into the chalk of a hill. This figure, known as the Cerne Abbas Giant, has mystified experts and local people for centuries. The giant is notorious because it is depicted naked. […]

The Giant of Antrim, Ireland: Biblical Titan or Colossal Hoax?

The image and descriptive article of the purported Irish petrified giant of Antrim, have made the rounds on the internet as proof of the existence of ancient giants for several years. Renown authors on the subject of giants, Hugh Newman and Jim Vieira have taken a deep dive investigating this case to figure out if […]

Statue of Emperor Constantine Reunited with Giant Bronze Finger After 500 Years

After 500 years, the ancient hand on a colossal bronze statue of Emperor Constantine is reunited with its middle bronze finger. In 2010, Aurélia Azéma, a French Ph.D. student  researching ancient large bronzes speculated that a huge bronze “toe” kept at the Louvre in Paris might be the missing bronze finger from the remains of an […]

Tobacco giant placing ‘stealth adverts’ on Facebook and Instagram, bypassing social media rules

T he world’s third-largest multinational tobacco company has been running disguised adverts for its brands on Facebook and Instagram, enabling it to bypass social media site rules and national laws in order to assist the marketing of cigarettes to teenagers and young people, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism can reveal. Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has […]

UK Woman gets Giant Blisters on feet from COVID vaccine insists people should still get it anyway

    A woman’s legs erupted into painful blood-filled blisters after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine. Sarah Beuckmann, from Glasgow, initially only developed common flu-like symptoms when she had her first dose of the jab on March 18. But a week later she began to feel a tingling sensation in her legs and noticed a rash […]

Czech Republic excludes Russian energy giant from nuclear tender

The Czech government has excluded Russian energy giant Rosatom from a multi-billion euro tender for a new unit at a nuclear plant amid a diplomatic row with Moscow. It comes just days after Prague expelled 18 Russian diplomats and announced that it was hunting two Russian nationals wanted over a deadly explosion at an arms […]

Isi Leibler: 1934-2021. A giant amongst us is no more

Browse > Home / News / Isi Leibler: 1934-2021. A giant amongst us is no more April 13, 2021 by Henry Benjamin Read on for article The subject of a newly-released book “Lone Voice: The Wars of Isi Leibler” has passed away in Jerusalem at the age of 86. Isi Leibler at home in Jerusalem […]

Skeletons in Giant Jars Unearthed at Corsica Necropolis

French archaeologists digging in the commune of Île-Rousse on the Mediterranean island of Corsica have unearthed more than 40 tombs that have been dated to the mid-first millennium AD. The skeletal remains of these individuals were interred in an ancient Corsica necropolis located right behind the town’s parish church. The exploratory excavations that led to […]

Suez Canal Shipping Backlog Ends, Days After Giant Vessel Freed

Ship Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, is seen after it was fully floated in Suez Canal, Egypt March 29, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany The last ships stranded by the grounding of a giant container vessel in the Suez Canal should pass through the waterway on Saturday, according to the […]

Giant Container Ship In Suez Canal Is On The Move

The Ever Given, the massive container ship that had blocked the Suez Canal for more than five days, is once again on the move, The Associated Press reported. Leth Agencies, a canal service provider, said Monday the ship had finally been dislodged from both banks of the global trade route after it ran aground last […]

Giant Ship Ever Given Partially Refloated, But Still Stuck In Suez Canal

SUEZ, Egypt (AP) — Engineers on Monday “partially refloated” the colossal container ship that continues to block traffic through the Suez Canal, a canal services firm said, without providing further details about when the vessel would be fully set free. Satellite data from MarineTraffic.com showed that the ship’s bulbous bow, once lodged deep in the […]

Giant container ship stuck in Suez Canal partially refloated, port agent says

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Suez Canal Clogged By Giant Ship

The Suez Canal, one of the world’s busiest and most important waterways, has been gridlocked since Tuesday morning local time after a giant container ship ran aground in the canal. Photos shared on social media showed Ever Given, a quarter-mile-long vessel carrying hundreds of containers from China to Rotterdam, stuck lengthways across the waterway. Attempts to […]

Oil giant Saudi Aramco sees 2020 profits drop to $49 billion

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Australian music industry giant Michael Gudinski dies at 68

Michael Gudinski, an Australian music executive hailed as the public face of his country’s music industry has died. He was 68. Gudinski died Monday in his sleep of a heart attack, Rolling Stone Australia reported. The son of Russian-Jewish parents who immigrated to Australia in 1948, Gudinski started Mushroom Records in 1972 at age 20. […]

Pay up, Google: Indian newspapers demand 85% ad revenue share from tech giant

India’s newspapers have joined the offensive against Google, urging it to raise the ad revenue share for publishers to 85 percent. The tech giant has recently faced demands to pay local outlets for news in multiple countries. The bold demand was produced on Thursday by the Indian Newspaper Society (INS), which brings together print media […]

Medisafe raises $30 million in Series C led by pharma giant Sanofi

Israeli digital health startup Medisafe announced on Thursday the completion of a $30 million series C funding round led by Sanofi Ventures, the investment arm of one of the world’s three leading pharmaceutical companies. The round was co-led by venture capital fund ALIVE Israel Healthtech Fund and included participation by Leumi Partners, Israeli insurance company […]

Mars rover’s giant parachute carried secret message

The huge parachute used by NASA’s Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message, thanks to a puzzle lover on the spacecraft team. Systems engineer Ian Clark used a binary code to spell out “Dare Mighty Things” in the orange and white strips of the 21-metre parachute. He also included the GPS coordinates […]

5,000-Year-Old Giant Beer Factory Discovered in Abydos, Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed the earliest known “Beer Mega-factory,” an ancient beer factory that was producing mind-altering brews at least 5,000-years-ago. This adds to a long line of ancient beer-related discoveries which have helped the archaeological community understand more about the history of this ancient beverage. An ancient beer factory has been discovered at […]

Energy giant Shell liable for Nigeria oil spill, Dutch court rules

A Dutch court has ordered Shell’s local subsidiary in Nigeria to compensate four farmers whose land was damaged by oil leaks in 2004 and 2005. The appeals court in The Hague said Shell Nigeria was responsible for multiple cases of oil pollution in the long-running case, a test of how far Netherlands-based multinational companies are […]

Giant Obsidian Golden Eagle Surfaces in Mexico

The Aztec’s  Hueteocalli, otherwise known as the  Templo Mayor  (which translates into “Great Temple”) stood at the center of  Tenochtitlan (Mexico City), the capital city of the  Aztec world in  Mexico. With its twin temples dedicated to the war god Huitzilopochtli and to the rain god Tlaloc, archaeologists from the Templo Mayor Project ( PTM) of the National Institute of Anthropology and History ( […]

Lessons from the “Gentle Giant” of Outreach, Rabbi Noach Weinberg

Rabbi Noach Weinberg never let failure deter him. Before he founded Aish HaTorah in 1974 as a yeshiva tailored for unaffiliated Jews, he had launched half a dozen others. They all failed. Most Orthodox rabbis thought that Rabbi Weinberg was tilting at windmills, pursuing an impossible dream. Secularism was winning the day. Assimilation and intermarriage […]

Giant Face of Ucanha: Huge Sculpted Mayan Mask Found in Mexico

In the southeastern Mexican state of  Yucatán on the Yucatán Peninsula, an archaeological team digging at a lightly explored site near the tiny, picturesque village of Ucanha uncovered something highly unusual. It was a giant human-looking face, as tall as a person and sculpted in stucco. Its features clearly identified it as  a Mayan mask […]

Giant Face of Ucanha: Giant Sculpted Mayan Mask Found in Mexico

In the southeastern Mexican state of  Yucatán on the Yucatán Peninsula, an archaeological team digging at a lightly explored site near the tiny, picturesque village of Ucanha uncovered something highly unusual. It was a giant human-looking face, as tall as a person and sculpted in stucco. Its features clearly identified it as  a Mayan mask […]

Out of the race: US pharma giant Merck & French Pasteur Institute discontinue their Covid-19 vaccine candidates

With Pfizer, Moderna and Sputnik V shots being widely distributed since December, US pharma giant Merck and its partner Institut Pasteur in France have canceled their coronavirus vaccine projects due to low immune responses. Merck, known as MSD outside North America, said on Monday that it was discontinuing the development of two of its vaccine […]

Broadcasting giant Larry King dies at 87 after being hospitalized with COVID

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NZ honey and 1080: is honey giant ‘Comvita’ telling the truth?

By Carol Sawyer WAS HONEY GIANT “COMVITA” TELLING THE TRUTH ? As of today, Japan is warning it will stop importing New Zealand honey if it continues to find the weed killer glyphosate during border testing. What will happen if they ever realize they should test for 1080 poison as well?! On September 21, 2018, […]

A Moment in Time: One Small Step …. One Giant Leap!

Dear all, Two incredible things happened on January 20, 2021. In the Shapiro-Galperin household, Maya Ruth learned to walk with confidence! They were small, baby steps. But the smile on her face and the pride in her eyes lit up our hearts. At just about the same time, in our nation’s Capitol, Kamala Harris became […]

Eric Samson, S. African Jewish giant and philanthropist, dies in Newport

South African steel tycoon and philanthropist Eric Samson died at his Newport, California home on Tuesday at the age of 83.“Eric was a visionary leader and nation-builder and a man of unsurpassed generosity, one whose multifaceted legacy will benefit our country long into the future,” the South African Jewish Board of Deputies said in a […]

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