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by Tech
Fri Apr 06, 2007 12:59 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Stirring the Pot ;)
Replies: 41
Views: 20260

A little sense on this side of the pond: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has stepped into the controversy between religious fundamentalists and scientists by saying that he does not believe that creationism - the Bible-based account of the origins of the world - should be taught in sch...
by Tech
Fri Apr 06, 2007 12:46 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Ancient Egyption science
Replies: 35
Views: 17348

There are anomalies in the past worth serious consideration , ie: After a century of study, scientists have unlocked the secrets of a mysterious 2,100-year-old device known as the Antikythera mechanism, showing it to be a complex and uncannily accurate astronomical computer. The bronze-and-iron mech...
by Tech
Sun Mar 18, 2007 7:33 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Marduks movie corner
Replies: 145
Views: 53488

Marduk
I think you agitate enough people on the board without the anti celtic remarks .Ty
by Tech
Sun Mar 18, 2007 7:12 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Indus Valley Civilization.
Replies: 306
Views: 97923

I've done a bit of reading on this and I have a couple of questions for any takers . I read a few articles pointing to evidence that the original towns in the indus valley were constructed of wood with very little evidence surviving but pre-dating harappa , which surely makes dating the origins of t...
by Tech
Sat Mar 17, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: What Are We Looking At?
Replies: 36
Views: 15338

A lot of lurkers like myself do make a contribution when they have the knowledge to add to a topic , but if you know little about pre-clovis or the new data found at the topper site or you havent read the hancocks books
etc.... then you read rather than write .
by Tech
Sun Dec 31, 2006 6:28 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Stonehenge art?
Replies: 20
Views: 9425

any links Digit ?
by Tech
Fri Dec 01, 2006 5:21 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Dragons!
Replies: 67
Views: 17077

Komodos migrated to the islands of Flores, Rinca and Gila Motang, which were joined about 10,000 years ago. The island of Komodo joined the other islands around 20,000 years ago during the last Ice Age.

http://www.sfsu.edu/~geog/bholzman/cour ... komodo.htm
by Tech
Fri Dec 01, 2006 4:23 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Dragons!
Replies: 67
Views: 17077

I have to agree with marduk The very first "written" stories (that we have uncovered so far) on the creation of the world is from the Sumerian civilization generally in the area we call Mesopotania. This area which later became Persia and then part of various Middle East civilization is generally fo...
by Tech
Sun Oct 15, 2006 3:31 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Dumb as a bag of hair.
Replies: 44
Views: 19875

Mini that petition you posted , you should have followed on and read the people and comments signed on it
by Tech
Sun Sep 24, 2006 4:13 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Time Team
Replies: 20
Views: 5587

One episode was the original settler landing in america , another was caribbean islands , another a jamacian plantation and a couple at sunken ships including the goliath. My favourite was the ancient river course where they found all the mammoths.
by Tech
Sun Sep 24, 2006 2:09 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Nile Shrank When OK Fell
Replies: 31
Views: 8069

It wasnt excess water , quite the reverse- Four thousand two hundred years ago, the first great civilisation in Egypt collapsed. The pharaohs of the Egyptian Old Kingdom had built the mightiest legacy of the ancient world - the pyramids at Giza. But after nearly a thousand years of stability, centra...
by Tech
Sun Sep 24, 2006 1:57 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Catal Huyuk City
Replies: 49
Views: 24898

Not the advanced city you claim , but still very interesting

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%87atalh%C3%B6y%C3%BCk
by Tech
Sun Sep 24, 2006 1:44 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: crossbows
Replies: 43
Views: 16783

I dont know if you are talking about the same person , but years ago I read , from a ninth century monk , the supposedly passed down storys of the 10 battles of arthur a great mercenary captain .
by Tech
Sun Sep 24, 2006 1:35 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Time Team
Replies: 20
Views: 5587

Seen every episode at least twice , good ole sky discovery civilization channel . Too many roman villas though . Didnt like the aircraft or the overseas episodes but loved the three day live all day ones.