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World's Oldest Man Finally Has Bar Mitzvah Ceremony At 113

World's Oldest Man Finally Has Bar Mitzvah Ceremony At 113

Yagana Shah  10. 3.2016
The old adage “better late than never” rang true for the world’s oldest man, Yisrael Kristal, as he finally got his...
Monk, 120, Credits Longevity To No Spices -- and No Sex

Monk, 120, Credits Longevity To No Spices -- and No Sex

Ann Brenoff  09.28.2016
A Hindu monk who claims to be 120 ― which would make him the oldest man to have ever lived ― credits his longevity to no sex...
World's Oldest Man Is Finally Getting His Bar Mitzvah At Age 113

World's Oldest Man Is Finally Getting His Bar Mitzvah At Age 113

Yagana Shah  09.15.2016
In September 1916, a 13-year-old Yisrael Kristal missed out on having a bar mitzvah ceremony. But today, he’s finally getting...
The Oldest American, Goldie Michelson, Dies At Age 113

The Oldest American, Goldie Michelson, Dies At Age 113

Yagana Shah  07.11.2016
At 113, Goldie Michelson was the oldest person in the U.S., the Associated Press reported. But she died Friday, just short of celebrating...
World's Oldest Woman Said Secret To Long Life Is Staying Single

World's Oldest Woman Said Secret To Long Life Is Staying Single

Yagana Shah  05.13.2016
The world has a new oldest person. Meet Emma Morano of Verbania, Italy. At 116-years-old, Morano is believed to be the last documented...
Conjoined Sisters Successfully Separated In Rare Surgery

Conjoined Sisters Successfully Separated In Rare Surgery

Dominique Mosbergen  04.13.2016
Following months of preparation and 15 hours of complex surgery, conjoined sisters Ximena and Scarlett Hernandez-Torres were successfully...
Week to Week News Quiz for 3/11/16: Special Election-free Edition

Week to Week News Quiz for 3/11/16: Special Election-free Edition

John Zipperer  03.11.2016
We're an oasis in the political desert this week, so escape the election madness by taking our latest Week to Week News Quiz. Here are...

Ten Ways to Re-Discover the Fountain of Youth

Sharon Hoge  03. 4.2016
Exploring Old and New St. Augustine Join the visitors enjoying the sights of historic St. Augustine Although you're not aware of it,...
Conjoined Twins Born In India With 2 Heads and 1 Body

Conjoined Twins Born In India With 2 Heads and 1 Body

Nina Golgowski  01.19.2016
A pair of conjoined twins that was reportedly dubbed a “miracle baby” by locals in northern India has died, 30 days...
World's Oldest Man Dies Aged 112 In Japan

World's Oldest Man Dies Aged 112 In Japan

Associated Press  01.19.2016
TOKYO (AP) — The world’s oldest man, a Japanese who died at the age of 112, said his secret to a long life was not to smoke,...

American Sideshow: Ten Years After Writing About the Previous 150.

Marc Hartzman  11.17.2015
As a child, I repeatedly read about Wadlow's enormity in the first several pages of the annual Guinness World Records books. There were...
SOUNDS FISHY! 3-Eyed Catfish Found In New York Canal

SOUNDS FISHY! 3-Eyed Catfish Found In New York Canal

David Moye  11. 9.2015
Here's one Brooklyn happening we hope doesn't turn trendy -- a three-eyed catfish. The bizarre-looking bottom feeder was caught...
Hey, Ben Carson: My Marriage Is Not an Abnormal Car Seat for Conjoined Twins

Hey, Ben Carson: My Marriage Is Not an Abnormal Car Seat for Conjoined Twins

Domenick Scudera  10. 9.2015
My husband and I are not a rare sight. Gay married couples are becoming commonplace. No one is snapping our picture and rushing home to...