Archive for June, 2008

The Shin

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

The Shin formed in Germany in 1998, where Zaza Miminoshvili and Zurab Gagnidze have been living since 1994. Mamuka Ghaghanidze joined the group in 2002. In their Georgian homeland, these musicians belong to the artistic elite of the country and are well known as leading composers and musicians. They have scripted pieces for productions at [...]

115-year-old’s brain worked perfectly

Friday, June 13th, 2008

A Dutch woman who was the oldest person in the world when she died at age 115 in 2005 appeared sharp right up to the end, joking that pickled herring was the secret to her longevity.Scientists say that Henrikje van Andel-Schipper’s mind was probably as good as it seemed: a post-mortem analysis of her brain [...]