Posts tagged ‘oldest’

Oldest clock in the world

The Sumerians of Mesopotamia, who is thought to have invented writing in the 4th century BC, based their numerical system on powers […]

08/28/2009. Category: technology. Tags: , , ,

Oldest in the world

The oldest human, according to the Bible, was Methuselah; he lived for 969 years. The oldest person on record in modern history […]

05/08/2009. Category: trivia. Tags:

The oldest living thing on earth

Then Dr. Frank Vasek of the University of California discovered flowering shrubs called creosote bushes (Larrea tridentata) in the Mojave Desert. One […]

02/25/2009. Category: nature. Tags: ,