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  • 4,500-year-old statue with almond-shaped eyes and bushy eyebrows in a Bronze Age child's grave

    12/28/2017 7:06:28 PM PST · by mairdie · 60 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 28 December 2017 | Will Stewart
    A creepy prehistoric doll with almond-shaped eyes has been unearthed in Siberia. Another plaything, a mythical dragon-like animal head, made from antler or horn, was found alongside the artefact in the Bronze Age grave of a small child. The finds have been added to what has been described as 'the oldest toy collection in the world' following a series of 4,500-year-old discoveries in the remote Khakassia region. The toy, which is made of soapstone, is believed to be the oldest doll designed for play ever found.
  • Terrified Man Sets Himself on Fire After a 'Yeti Said He Would Die Soon'

    10/12/2015 5:25:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 50 replies
    Daily Star ^ | 2nd October 2015 | Rory McKeown
    A TERRIFIED man set himself on fire after claiming he came face-to-face with a Yeti – who told him he would die soon. The disturbed man was so scared by the "meeting" that he doused himself in petrol and set himself alight. The incident happened in the village of Malyy Manok, in the Republic of Khakassia, in south-central Russia. He said he came face to face with the mythical creature – also known as the Abominbal Snowman – in the Taiga forest. The man died from his injuries. Yetis are claimed to be large, ape-like beasts living in the Himalayan...
  • Student's Video of UFO Causes Commotion in The Republic of Khakassia

    04/26/2013 2:46:42 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies ^ | Thursday, April 25, 2013 | By
    (Rough Translation By Google) A student from the city Abazi, located in the Republic of Khakassia in Russia, shot accidentally UFO pictures became a sensation throughout the country. Sonia Kudryavtseva was walking with a friend and decided to take a picture. "We started to shoot and Dasha said," See what a bird in the sky! "Looked up. Saw something large and round, and moved quickly. Stood perhaps ten seconds. We were shooting, we shot - we were able to make three frames , "Sonja tells the local TV" Abazi. " She remembers the excitement that the plate even shook and...