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Oldest human footprints discovered in North America

MONTREAL, Canada: Human footprints found on an island off the coast of western Canada date back to around 13,000 years ago, making them the oldest discovered in North America, according to a study published Wednesday. The footprints are…

World’s oldest astrolabe found, says shipwreck hunter

LONDON: A British-based shipwreck hunter said Tuesday a navigation tool he found that guided Portuguese explorers on a perilous voyage to India in the 16th century has been confirmed as the world's oldest astrolabe. David Mearns found…

Misbah becomes oldest Test centurion in 82 years

LONDON:Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq became the oldest player to score a Test century for 82 years when he reached three figures against England at Lord's on Thursday and celebrated by performing an impressive series of press-ups.

World’s oldest message in a bottle discovered

LONDON: A 108-year-old postcard offering a shilling in exchange for its return to an English marine research institute is now officially the world's oldest message in a bottle after being recovered in Germany.