Mars is one of the planets in our solar system that humans know most about, and for good reason. The “Red Planet” has been lauded by scientists because of its similarity to Earth. The similarity convinces many that humans may be able to fashion a second home out of it. Especially considering near-apocalyptic
warnings about the devastation of climate change, the idea of a possible escape plan seems tantalizing. And nothing has taught us more… Seguir leyendo
Exploring the surface of the moon should perhaps be one of the most important goals if mankind really wants to reach the stars and go where no humans have ever been.
If we really want to colonize the solar system, you start off with Earth and its moon.
Creating sustainable colonies on the lunar surface will be one of the greatest accomplishments in human history.
It will be a launchpad for our civilization that will… Seguir leyendo
Most millennials have fond memories of being taught painting by PBS’s Bob Ross, a genial man with a smooth voice and a steady paintbrush, who always taught viewers to believe in themselves. Ross once said, “I can’t think of anything more rewarding than being able to express yourself to others through painting.” David Huggins
, a man who paints the sex he allegedly has with aliens, seems to have taken that maxim to heart. (examples… Seguir leyendo
Allen Chau was killed in 2018 after attempting to contact one of the most isolated and hostile tribes on the surface of the planet living on North Sentinel Island.
Group of Andaman Men and Women in Costume, Some Wearing Body Paint and with Bows and Arrows, Catching Turtles from Boat on Water. Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
In his final–chilling–journal entries, the American John Allen Chau revealed a sense of feat before embarking in a last… Seguir leyendo
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An ancient Egyptian Papyrus–the so-called Cairo Calendar–is perhaps one of the most fascinating pieces of evidence of how advanced the ancient Egyptians were in terms of Astronomy.
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Also known as the Calendar of the Days of Luck and the Unfortunate, this papyrus – which dates from 1244 – 1163 BC, assigns predictions and forecasts to every day of the Egyptian year.
These forecasts indicate whether the day or part of the… Seguir leyendo
One of the most mysterious ancient civilizations to ever develop on the surface of the planet is without a doubt, the great Ancient Egyptian Civilization
The more we have ventured into the plentiful Egyptian History, the more have we been left perplexed by the complexity and advanced development of this ancient culture that developed along the Nile River.
The Pyramids at Giza. Image Credit: Leonardo Ramos / Unsplash
The more we search, the more… Seguir leyendo
Time travel is, perhaps, the most overused plot device in movies and television. Yet, we are still fascinated by it and still wonder if it’s possible to travel back to the past or into the future. Luckily, scientists have been asking the same question for years, and have some answers.
Whether it’s via flux capacitor or executing a slingshot maneuver around the sun or taking a wormhole, science fiction has come up with all sorts… Seguir leyendo
The mysterious triangle-shaped ‘unidentified flying object’ is perhaps one of the most famous of UFOs.
Seen on countless occasions all around the world, the triangle-shaped UFO is perhaps the ultimate proof that UFO does not necessarily mean Extraterrestrial.
All evidence currently seems to support the idea that the mysterious object is in fact nothing other than an ultra-secret flying vehicle belonging to the government of the United States.
Did the Government really reverse-engineer Alien technology… Seguir leyendo
The story of Ezekiel is perhaps one of the most fascinating stories found in the Bible, especially if you look at the story from a modern, technological point of view.
When ancient texts, legends, and stories are viewed and interpreted through modern eyes, we start to understand that Earth’s ancient past is far more exciting and mysterious then we’ve ever imagined.
When one’s personal view is not bound by strict belief’s set forth by modern… Seguir leyendo
The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the most astonishing structures ever built on Earth. In addition to being a massive, imposing ancient monument, built using mysterious techniques, the structure located at the Giza Plateau has refused to give up all its secret despite hundreds of years of archaeological studies.
Mainstream scholars maintain that the structure was commissioned by Pharaoh Khufu and that it was built as a tomb over a 10- to 20-year… Seguir leyendo
Most of us have probably heard the term of El Dorado, or the famous Golden City said to exist somewhere in South America.
But how much do we know about it, and what exactly is El Dorado? Is it a city? An empire? A continent? Does it even exist?
To understand it, we must travel back in time to Spanish Colonial times.
The King used to cover his body in gold dust, and from his… Seguir leyendo
While Atlantis is perhaps one of the most famous mythological lost cities said to have existed on Earth, a number of other legendary cities make the list behind Atlantis.
The Lost City of Z is perhaps the most sought-after lost cities in the history of mankind.
Countless expeditions have been organized to find the city, but despite this, no one has ever managed to find evidence of its existence.
The most famous to have searched… Seguir leyendo
The Kachina are one of the most important elements of the religion and cosmogony of the Pueblo Indians of the West, among which are the Hopi, the Zuni, the Tiwa (in the Hopi Reservation), the Acoma, and the Laguna.
In later times, the cult of the Kachina spread eastward among the Pueblo tribes, for example, from the Laguna tribe to the Isleta tribe.
Eventually the Kachina—the Watchers—became a sacred part of not only religion and… Seguir leyendo
An ancient city said to have been built by a God and mentioned in one of the most sacred and ancient texts on Earth, the Mahabharata.
Until recently, the very existence of the ancient city of Dvārakā was a matter of legends and myths. However, as we have learned from history, myths and legends are divided by a thin line from reality.
This legendary ancient city is said to have been founded by Sri Krishna… Seguir leyendo
When we talk about classic biblical scenes about the end of times and the apocalypse, most of us will probably imagine angels coming down from the heavens, the sound of trumpets going off, mighty beasts appearing on Earth, and a long list of other things.
But nowhere in the bible do we see anything related to Dogs and the end of times.
If we look at ancient Egyptian texts, we have Anubis,
However, if we… Seguir leyendo
There are a number of ancient cities—considered myths by most authors—that some believe existed before written history, in different places on Earth.
The Lost City of Z, just like Atlantis is one such mysterious place.
The most famous person to ever search for this lost city was a man called Percy Harrison Fawcett a renowned explorer who tried discovering the long-lost city thought to remain hidden somewhere in the Amazon jungle.
According to myths and… Seguir leyendo
Deep in northwest Africa—more precisely in Mali—we find one of the oldest and most fascinating ancient cultures to ever develop on Earth.
The ancient Dogon tribe are known for their religious traditions, their ritual dances, their massive ritual masks, their wooden sculptures and their architecture.
However, they are also known for their incredible astronomical knowledge and their fascinating mythological accounts.
Sirius and Dogon, a mystic connection
The Dogon have a compelling ancient tradition. They mention… Seguir leyendo
One of the most unusual and mysterious archaeological site in modern-day Mexico lies on the summit of Monte Alban. The city is believed to have been built sometime around 500 BC, and it features some of the most oddly shaped structures of the ancient world.
Archaeologists estimate that no more than 15 percent of the ancient site has been uncovered so far. The city is located on top of an artificially flattened mountaintop, raising numerous… Seguir leyendo
The distinct culture of Polynesians has created some of the most interesting monuments in the world. A true wonder of the world is the Moai sculptures on Easter Island but not less intriguing are the mysterious Tikis statues of Hiva Oa.
The temple of Taputapuatea Marae is an ancient pyramid built on the Leeward Islands, French Polynesia. It is considered one of the most important sacred complexes in Polynesia. Established around 1000 AD, the marae… Seguir leyendo
Akhenaten was one of ancient Egypt’s most influential and controversial pharaohs. He is considered one of the world’s most important religious innovators. He was a Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty and he was the father of Tutankhamun, husband to Queen Nefertiti.
Here are some interesting facts about this controversial Pharaoh.
He was a Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt and ruled for 17 years.
Akhenaten was known as the “great heretic”.
Early on in… Seguir leyendo
One of the most well-known stories in Greek Mythology is the legend of Prometheus. This powerful Titan ruled over the realm of fire, and in a defiant act passed his sacred knowledge onto humanity (despite Zeus’s orders to keep this knowledge forbidden). This combustible tool allowed our ancestors to survive the cold, bake clay vessels, and clear forests for planting. It literally helped humanity ascend from the stone age to a world of… Seguir leyendo
The Nebra sky disk, first thought to be a forgery, is now considered as one of the most important archaeological findings in the 20th century. This object is a bronze disk of around 30 cm diameter and a weight of 2.2 kg, with a blue-green patina and inlaid with gold symbols. The images on the disc are interpreted generally as a sun or full moon, a lunar crescent, and stars, specifically the Pleiades.
But what… Seguir leyendo
The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the most photographed ancient monuments on the surface of the planet. This majestic structure, located just outside of Cairo, rightfully holds the title as an ancient wonder of the world.
We all have seen countless images from the Great Pyramid of Giza, beautiful images that have been snapped by professionals, from the air, the ground using different cameras with countless add-ons, and all of these images have… Seguir leyendo
One of the most famous and recently talked about UFO sightings occurred in 2004 when an unidentified flying object nicknamed the ‘Tic Tac’ was intercepted and chased by U.S. Navy Hornets. The news was picked up last year when the world found out about a secretive Pentagon program to investigate UFO encounters.
Now, declassified documents regarding the Tic-Tac UFO, composed by the Pentagon’s Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program (AATIP) have been released to the public… Seguir leyendo