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2015 Ranking of Top 100 Best Places to Live in America. Major Anasazi Regions and Sites. At least from the time of Jesus, and for possibly 1,500 years before, the Anasazi occupied a huge chunk of mostly arid and barren real estate in the Four Corners Area of the American Southwest where four modern states – Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah – join at one point.

Major Anasazi Regions and Sites

Many 19th century archaeologists believed that the Anasazi disappeared after they abandoned major cities like Mesa Verde and Chaco near the end of the 13th century. 32 Surreal Places On Earth That Belong In A Dream. I’ve Never Wanted To Travel So Badly… During the rainy season, the world’s largest salt flat becomes the world’s largest mirror.

32 Surreal Places On Earth That Belong In A Dream. I’ve Never Wanted To Travel So Badly…

The Salar was born when several prehistoric lakes joined into one. Zone Of Alienation – Pripyat: Middle School #3. Amarillo, TX. Norton I, Emperor of the United States. Joshua A.

Norton I, Emperor of the United States

Norton So much has been written about Emperor Norton, and interest in this ninteenth-century character continues into the twenty-first century. Many of the “decrees” attributed to Norton I were fakes; written in jest by newspaper editors at the time for amusement, or for political purposes. Those “decrees” listed here were, we believe, actually issued by Norton.

September 17, 1859 – Joshua A. December 2, 1859 – Norton I dismissed Gov. February 1, 1860 – Decree from Norton I ordered representatives of the different states to assemble at Platt’s Music Hall to change laws to ameloriate the evils under which the country was laboring. July 16, 1860 – Decree from Norton I dissolved the United States of America. 6 Things From History Everyone Pictures Incorrectly. It's a running theme here at Cracked that a lot of what we think we know about history has been filtered through many centuries of utter bullshit.

6 Things From History Everyone Pictures Incorrectly

Our image of the past is largely made up of Hollywood inventions, propaganda and uneducated guesses. So you will probably be surprised to find that... 8 Historic Symbols That Mean The Opposite of What You Think. If you want to motivate people, you don't rely on logic and reasoning.

8 Historic Symbols That Mean The Opposite of What You Think

No, what people need is a symbol. A slogan, a flag, the face of a hero to stick on a T-shirt. So what do you do if the real world doesn't provide you with something people can rally around? You just make that shit up. Misunderstood By: Anarchists, 4Chan. Despite anarchists' general failure to unite long enough to make any meaningful progress against their ideological enemies (democracy, capitalism, communism and Internet forum moderationism), they do have a few running themes and symbols in common. The comparison is probably most recognizable to popular culture as the basis of the graphic novel/box office catastrophe V For Vendetta, in which a dude dresses up like Fawkes and brings down an evil dystopian theocracy.

5 Artifacts That Will Shatter Your Image of the Middle Ages. I don't know about you, but I always thought the Middle Ages were strictly about dying at age 30 and giant birds posing as doctors.

5 Artifacts That Will Shatter Your Image of the Middle Ages

But it turns out that Renaissance Fair jugglers were right -- people of medieval days were actually pretty funny. Like Spencer's novelty gifts funny. For proof, look no further than these hilarious artifacts they left us. #5. 7 Insanely Advanced Weapons History Somehow Forgot About. As we have mentioned before, technological breakthroughs aren't always built upon or improved -- oftentimes they're just outright forgotten, destroyed or lost to some ridiculous accident.

7 Insanely Advanced Weapons History Somehow Forgot About

The same goes with military technology. Some ancient weapons were literally centuries ahead of their time yet wound up in the trash when society decided they were simply too awesome for their time. Like ... 14th-Century Cruise Missiles As you're about to find out, the Chinese have a knack for inventing truly awesome things and then forgetting all about them. 10 Eerie Items of Clothing from the Past. Creepy Fashion is a product of its time.

10 Eerie Items of Clothing from the Past

Centuries from now, people are going to look back on us and wonder why we strangled ourselves with neckties, just like we can look back on the past and wonder why they wore nightmare fuel. When we think of an executioner, that’s what we picture—a brute in a mask. The image is so iconic that it continues to show up in pop culture long after we stopped beheading the condemned. How many of us have seen a movie or played a video game where a masked executioner lumbers after our hero? Contrary to popular belief, the hood was far from common. The capirote look creepy and uncomfortable, but that’s the point. 17 Apocalypses We'll Never See Coming Slideshow. 10 Genocides Forgotten By History.

History It can be almost impossible to keep up on all types of world affairs but it seems like everyone should be aware of a possible genocide.

10 Genocides Forgotten By History

Sadly, atrocious genocides from the past, and even ones that could be taking place right now, are not always in the global spotlight. 10Germany Murders 80 Percent Of The Herero Tribe The southern African country of Namibia is a tough place to live. Roseborough Springs, Harrison County, Texas, USA - Maps, Photos, Weather, Local Links.