Jaw bone discovered in Ethiopia is oldest known human lineage remains

Around 400,000 years older than previous discovery of homo lineage, 2.8m-year-old jaw and five teeth was found on rocky slope in Afar region

Eric Lomax

I think there’s something wrong with our values as human beings. If you haven’t heard of Eric Lomax, like me before seeing the film The Railway Man yesterday, then find out about him. This man was quite remarkable in many ways. Essentially, he forgave someone who had helped torture him during the second world war.Continue reading “Eric Lomax”

Aerial perspectives of humanity

Taken from 5,000 feet above the earth in a Cessna aeroplane, Alex MacLean’s photographs document humanity’s footprint on the natural world. http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2014/jan/31/aerial-perspectives-by-alex-maclean-in-pictures

Soccer Fans Generosity

Fans of soccer (or football as it’s called in many countries) are sometimes portrayed as violent thugs. These people give the beautiful game a bad name. To begin to set the record straight, read this story about the generosity of some Bournemouth fans towards the fans of their opponents in the third round of theContinue reading “Soccer Fans Generosity”