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They don’t make wine presses like they used to…

Archeologists have unearthed the oldest wine-making facility ever found, using biochemical techniques to identify a dry red vintage made about 6,000 years ago in what is now southern Armenia.

The excavation paints a picture of a complex society where mourners tasted a special vintage made at a caveside cemetery, the researchers reported on Tuesday in the Journal of Archaeological Science.

via At 6,000 years old, wine press is oldest yet found – Yahoo! News.

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January 11, 2011 Posted by | archeology | Comments Off on They don’t make wine presses like they used to…

Nice doing business with you…

After robbing three people at gunpoint early Saturday morning, Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) police said the suspect shook his victims’ hands – an odd gesture that police said was not so polite.

via Morning Call.

January 11, 2011 Posted by | crazy, crook with heart | Comments Off on Nice doing business with you…