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The one book that survived. True Christianity started in Ethiopia. Mary the Magdalene also was Ethiopian.  Ethiopian Bible is the oldest and complete bible on earth. Written in Ge'ez an ancient dead language of Ethiopia it's nearly 800 years older than the King James Version and contains 81-88 books compared to 66. It includes the Book of ENOCH, Esdras, Buruch and all 3 Books of MACCABEE, and a host of others that was excommunicated from the KJV.

The one book that survived. True Christianity started in Ethiopia. Mary the Magdalene also was Ethiopian. Ethiopian Bible is the oldest and complete bible on earth. Written in Ge'ez an ancient dead language of Ethiopia it's nearly 800 years older than the King James Version and contains 81-88 books compared to 66. It includes the Book of ENOCH, Esdras, Buruch and all 3 Books of MACCABEE, and a host of others that was excommunicated from the KJV.

Last month, scientists announced they had found an ancient pocket of water buried in a mine 2 miles below Earth's surface. The water, up to 2.6 billion years old, may have been around longer even than multicellular life. The find raises intriguing possibilities for understanding how life arose on Earth and if it could survive on other planets. But the really burning questions is, of course, what does it taste like?

How Does Billion-Year-Old Water Taste? 'Terrible'

Last month, scientists announced they had found an ancient pocket of water buried in a mine 2 miles below Earth's surface. The water, up to 2.6 billion years old, may have been around longer even than multicellular life. The find raises intriguing possibilities for understanding how life arose on Earth and if it could survive on other planets. But the really burning questions is, of course, what does it taste like?

The Lomas Rishi Cave on Barabar Hill. The Barabar Caves are the oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India, mostly dating from the Mauryan period, and some with Ashokan inscriptions, located in the Bela Ganj Block of Gaya District of Bihar, India, 24 km north of Gaya.

The Lomas Rishi Cave on Barabar Hill. The Barabar Caves are the oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India, mostly dating from the Mauryan period, and some with Ashokan inscriptions, located in the Bela Ganj Block of Gaya District of Bihar, India, 24 km north of Gaya.

Terschelling, The Netherlands Though just 85-odd miles from Amsterdam and northeast of Vlieland (nicknamed “Vli-biza” by Amsterdammers), the 18-mile-long island of Terschelling remains a haven for travelers craving tranquil stretches of sand in lieu of the thumping beach clubs on the mainland. Here, gabled 19th-century villas and clapboard houses are illuminated by the Brandaris lighthouse—the oldest surviving lighthouse in the Netherlands (built in 1594).

Terschelling, The Netherlands Though just 85-odd miles from Amsterdam and northeast of Vlieland (nicknamed “Vli-biza” by Amsterdammers), the 18-mile-long island of Terschelling remains a haven for travelers craving tranquil stretches of sand in lieu of the thumping beach clubs on the mainland. Here, gabled 19th-century villas and clapboard houses are illuminated by the Brandaris lighthouse—the oldest surviving lighthouse in the Netherlands (built in 1594).

Odd man out: For a photo shoot at St. Paul's Chapel and Churchyard, the oldest surviving church in Manhattan, Cunningham dressed his compani...

Bill Cunningham's prints mix vintage fashions with NYC architecture

Odd man out: For a photo shoot at St. Paul's Chapel and Churchyard, the oldest surviving church in Manhattan, Cunningham dressed his compani...

These Egyptian wool socks, designed to go with sandals, were knitted between 300 and 499 AD and found in the 19th century.

10 Things you didn't know about knitting

These Egyptian wool socks, designed to go with sandals, were knitted between 300 and 499 AD and found in the 19th century.

Basketball is famously an all-American sport. But thanks to an odd twist of fate and the YMCA, the world's oldest surviving basketball court is actually in France. Tucked away in a neighborhood of Paris, the handsome facility has parquet floors and iron pillars running down the middle of it. It looks dangerous as hell.

The world's oldest basketball court has iron poles in the middle of it

Basketball is famously an all-American sport. But thanks to an odd twist of fate and the YMCA, the world's oldest surviving basketball court is actually in France. Tucked away in a neighborhood of Paris, the handsome facility has parquet floors and iron pillars running down the middle of it. It looks dangerous as hell.

Oldest Covered Bridge, Coldwater Bridge, Oxford Lake Park, Oxford, Ala. Built between 1839 and 1850, the 60-foot span initially crossed an inlet in Oxford Lake but was moved to Oxford Lake Park in 1990 - 12 of Alabama's oldest surviving structures

12 of Alabama's oldest surviving structures: From lighthouse to church to courthouse

Oldest Covered Bridge, Coldwater Bridge, Oxford Lake Park, Oxford, Ala. Built between 1839 and 1850, the 60-foot span initially crossed an inlet in Oxford Lake but was moved to Oxford Lake Park in 1990 - 12 of Alabama's oldest surviving structures

This is Cherchen Man. He stood about six feet tall, had light hair and fair skin, and he lived about 3,000 years ago in what is today the Xinjiang region of western China. He sports facial tattoos. And the world’s oldest surviving pair of pants. He’s among a group of mummies found in the Tarim Basin dating from between about 1900 B.C. and 200 A.D

This is Cherchen Man. He stood about six feet tall, had light hair and fair skin, and he lived about 3,000 years ago in what is today the Xinjiang region of western China. He sports facial tattoos. And the world’s oldest surviving pair of pants. He’s among a group of mummies found in the Tarim Basin dating from between about 1900 B.C. and 200 A.D

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