Time for bed! The oldest known bedding, sleeping mats made of mosquito-repellant evergreens that are about 77,000 years old, has been discovered in a South African cave. Microscopic analysis of the bedding suggested the inhabitants repeatedly refurbished the mats.
Important scientific research. John Senders of the University of Toronto, Canada, conducting a series of safety experiments in which a person drives an automobile on a major highway while a visor repeatedly flaps down over his face, blinding him.
REFERENCE: “The Attentional Demand of Automobile Driving,” John W. Senders, et al., Highway Research Record, vol. 195, 1967, pp. 15-33.
5 chariots and 12 horse skeletons were found in an urban tomb pit in Luoyang, China. Archaeologists believe the tomb was dug as part of the funeral rites of a nobleman during the Eastern Zhou dynasty period, about 2,500 years ago.