October 2016

Visayan Creation Myths

26 Oct , 2016 Legends and Myths

In the beginning, the world was nothing but a great sea of water under the sky. The sea was ruled by the goddess Maguayan while the god Kaptan ruled the sky. As the two great gods decided to unite, the sea became the bride of the sky. From their union came three sons and a daughter: […]

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The Higgs Bison: Mystery species hidden in cave art

24 Oct , 2016 Artefacts,Phenomenons,Uncategorized

UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE—Ancient DNA research has revealed that Ice Age cave artists recorded a previously unknown hybrid species of bison and cattle in great detail on cave walls more than 15,000 years ago. “Finding that a hybridization event led to a completely new species was a real surprise – as this isn’t really meant to […]

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5,000-Year-Old Swirling Rock Art in Scotland Remains a Mystery

19 Oct , 2016 Artefacts,Sites

Archaeologists in Glasgow, Scotland, briefly excavated and then reburied a 5,000-year-old slab of stone that contains incised swirling geometric decorations. The Cochno Stone, which measures 43 feet by 26 feet (13 by 8 meters), contains swirling decorations, also called “cup and ring marks.” The stone and its decorations have been known to people in the […]

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25 New ‘Dead Sea Scrolls’ Revealed

19 Oct , 2016 Artefacts

More than 25 previously unpublished “Dead Sea Scroll” fragments, dating back 2,000 years and holding text from the Hebrew Bible, have been brought to light, their contents detailed in two new books. The various scroll fragments record parts of the books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Deuteronomy, Samuel, Ruth, Kings, Micah, Nehemiah, Jeremiah, Joel, Joshua, Judges, […]

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The world’s oldest observatory? How Aboriginal astronomy provides clues to ancient life!

19 Oct , 2016 Artefacts,Sites

An ancient Aboriginal site at a secret location in the Victorian bush could be the oldest astronomical observatory in the world, pre-dating Stonehenge and even the Great Pyramids of Giza. Scientists studying the Wurdi Youang stone arrangement say it could date back more than 11,000 years and provide clues into the origins of agriculture.”Some academics […]

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Breakthrough Listen Project will follow up on possible Alien laser beacon detections but think it is most likely instrument or analysis error

19 Oct , 2016 Space

Breakthrough Listen at UC Berkeley will conduct follow up observations of reported anomalous spectral features (234 stars out of 2.5 million with unusual light emissions observed by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS)) in solar type stars. The Berkeley SETI Research Center (BSRC) team has added several stars from the Borra and Trottier sample to […]

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