Michel de Montaigne: "Live as long as you please, you will strike nothing off the time you will have to spend dead." Anchorage Daily News:

Fairbanks researchers say they've uncovered the oldest cremated human remains ever discovered in northern North America at a site near the Tanana River in central Alaska.

The 3-year-old is only the second Ice Age child discovered on the continent, according to the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Archaeologists discovered the remains in a fire pit in an abandoned living area from 13,200 years ago and dated the child's death to about 11,500 years ago...