Scientists used radiocarbon dating of eye lens nuclei to determine its age
“Hanako” is the world’s oldest known koi fish
Kongō Gumi in Japan has been operating since 578 AD!
Happy Birthday Kane Tanaka!
Kane Tanaka from Fukuoka, Japan was born on January 2, 1903!
Back in the day— when sticks were actual sticks
105-year-old Hidekichi Miyazaki recently set the 100m world record for the 105+ category with an impressive time of 42.22 seconds.
At 84 pounds (38 kg) and 29 years of age, Patrick is the world’s oldest and largest known living common Wombat (Vombatus ursinus). This is his story. Photograph by Ballarat Wildlife Park Patrick has lived nearly his entire life at the Ballarat Wildlife Park in Victoria, Australia. He was hand-raised by…
Photograph by Abrget47j on Wikimedia Comoons Seen here is the famous Tamme-Lauri oak, the thickest and oldest tree in Estonia, located in Urvaste Parish, Võru County. The height of the tree is 17 metres (56 ft) with a circumference of 831 centimetres (327 in). According to researchers the tree was planted around 1326. [source]…
THE WORLD’S OLDEST PANTS Photograph by Mayke Wagner / German Archaeological Institute Pictured here are the oldest known pants in history at 3000 – 3300 years of age. The ancient trousers were excavated from tombs in western China along with the remains of two men. The team of scientists was led by…