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Ancient Americans made epic Pacific voyages

Ancient Americans made epic Pacific voyages

Science
New evidence has been found for epic prehistoric voyages between the Americas and eastern Polynesia.DNA analysis suggests there was mixing between Native Americans and Polynesians around AD 1200.The extent of potential contacts between the regions has been a hotly contested area for decades.In 1947, Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl made a journey by raft from South America to Polynesia to demonstrate the voyage was possible.Until now, proponents of Native American and Polynesian interaction reasoned that some common cultural elements, such as a similar word used for a common crop, hinted that the two populations had mingled before Europeans settled in South America. Opponents pointed to studies with differing conclusions and the...
Mike Horn and Boerge Ousland: North Pole explorers complete epic trek

Mike Horn and Boerge Ousland: North Pole explorers complete epic trek

Science
Two explorers who trekked hundreds of miles at the North Pole and were running out of food have reached safety after an epic journey across the ice.South African Mike Horn and Norwegian Boerge Ousland covered about 1,800km (1,120 miles) on treacherous drifting ice in the past couple of months.Because of delays, they had been expected to run out of food by Friday.However, they managed to meet up with two Norwegians sent to rescue them despite a local storm.The latest Instagram update on Sunday showed a picture of the four men on their way to the Norwegian polar research ship, the Lance, which was due to pick them up. An earlier entry described how the two pairs had got closer and closer to each ot...
Kate Wright strips to tiny bralet as she jets off for epic hen do

Kate Wright strips to tiny bralet as she jets off for epic hen do

Entertainment
The former TOWIE babe has jetted off to Mykonos, Greece with 16 of her closest girlfriends for her hen do.Kate Wright is soon to be married to one of the biggest footballers in the UK, Rio Ferdinand.So it’s no wonder her hen do is anything other than lavish, and for the occasion, Kate still looked effortlessly flawless at the airport.Surrounded by her friends with matching suitcases, the 28-year-old strutted her stuff in a teeny black crop top.Paired with a comfy pair of high-waisted black trousers, the minx left her shirt undone and hanging off her shoulders to flash the flesh.Taking to her official Instagram, she revealed to her 1million fans that the hens had all agreed to have a social media detox while away.She wrote: "Me and the girls ready for my hen Mrs Ferdy to be... We decided to
Six Nations Shuffle: Howlers, hat-tricks, freezing temperatures & epic comebacks

Six Nations Shuffle: Howlers, hat-tricks, freezing temperatures & epic comebacks

Sports
Watch the quirkier moments from the opening weekend of the Six Nations, featuring a howler from Yoann Huget, our pick for outfit of the day and England's stunning victory over Grand Slam champions Ireland.WATCH HIGHLIGHTS: Wales overturn 16-point deficit to beat France, Kinghorn hat-trick seals opening Scotland win, England outclass Grand Slam champions IrelandAvailable to UK users only.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport - Sport
Cheryl's epic car crash performance resurfaces online: 'So awful '

Cheryl's epic car crash performance resurfaces online: 'So awful '

Entertainment
In a matter of days, the former X Factor judge will drop new single Love Made Me Do.The track is being billed as make or break for Liam Payne's baby mama due to the fact she's not had a hit since 2014.On Saturday, a cheeky supporter of Cheryl took to Twitter to post a clip of her infamous 2012 Stand Up To Cancer performance of Call My Name.In one of the biggest TV live fails ever, Cheryl lip syncs for her life during a high-energy rendition of the single. Related Articles However, apparently due to a technical error, the vocals fail to be played over the top leaving Cheryl totally exposed.Rather than the northern gal showing off her singing talent, all that can be heard coming from her mouth is a few heavy breaths and a barely-audible whisper.In just a matter o...