Monthly Archives: November 2012

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The Grooved Spheres aka the Klerksdorp spheres were found over the last few decades, by miners in South Africa. These spheres measure approximately 3 to 4 centimeters in maximum diameter, 2.5 centimeters in thickness and said to be made of metal ! Some are etched with three parallel grooves running around the […]

The Klerksdorp spheres

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Mount Taishan (Peaceful Mountain) is the premier attraction of Shandong province. Lying 100km south of Jinan, it’s the easternmost and holiest of China’s five Taoist mountains and has been worshipped longer by the Chinese than any recorded history. Famed for its scenery and slopes dotted with ancient temples and pavilions […]

Tai Shan Pillars –

Several human skulls with horns protruding from them were discovered in a burial mound at Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, in the 1880’s. With the exception of the bony projections located about two inches above the eyebrows, the men whom these skeletons belonged to were anatomically normal, though at seven feet […]

Human skulls with horns were discovered in a burial mound ...

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At Guimar, the company has built a beautiful museum as well as preserved and rebuilt several step pyramids and some sort of ancient ceremonial grounds that seem to honor the Summer Solstice.  The alignment of the pyramids is in synchronization with the movement of the setting sun that creates a […]

Step Pyramids Of Guimar, Spain

William Kamkwamba (born August 5, 1987) is a Malawian inventor and author. He gained fame in his country when, in 2002, he built a windmill to power a few electrical appliances in his family’s house in Masitala using blue gum trees, bicycle parts, and materials collected in a local scrapyard. […]

William Kamkwamba – free mind and electricity !

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Rivera painted fresco series in the National Palace, on the arcaded upper floor of the middle inner courtyard. The subject-matter of Pre-Hispanic and Colonial Mexico (1942-1951) is predominantly pre-Columbian culture, based on his preparatory studies of Mexican pre-colonial codices. Rivera’s artistic development as a mural-painter is strikingly demonstrated in the three distinct narrative […]

Pre-Hispanic and Colonial Mexico – Totonac Civilization By Diego ...

By Oleg Bartunov I observed rainbow (iridescent) clouds early morning on October 18, 2009 from trail to Khumjung, just 500 meters from road fork to Gokyo and Tengboche. I was ahead of my friends, so when I met my Annapurna buddy, who was going to Khumjung (to see Yeti scalp) […]

An Iridescent (Rainbow) Cloud in Himalaya

Hurley’s photos and film of the dancers are the only records of this large mask form, which was used to ban the eating of coconuts before a major ceremony. Photographer: Frank Hurley Rights: © Courtesy of the Australian Museum Location: Tovei village, Urama Island, Gulf Province, PNG Additional information From […]

Masked dancers in front of the men’s longhouse at Tovei ...

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Konark is also known as Konaditya. The name Konark is derived form the words Kona – Corner and Arka – Sun; it is situated on the north eastern corner of Puri or the Chakrakshetra. Konark is also known as Arkakshetra. As the name suggests, the temple worships Surya (the Sun God). Shaped like […]

Konark Sun Temple

After the Deluge, Noah’s descendants settled in the lowlands of Sinear, not far from the Euphrates. The spoke partner network a common language and formed a single community. Genesis 11 tells their story: ‘And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may […]

The Tower of Babel

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It’s hard to believe that this jaw-dropping room is located in an abandoned castle in Tuscany, Italy.  Built in 1605 and once housed kings, Sammezzano Castle now sits atop a hill in a Tuscan oak tree grove untouched by modern times. Within the castle you can find the Peacock Room, a hidden […]

The Peacock Room – Castello di Sammezzano in Reggello, Tuscany, ...