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Gaming. Online. The Story of Mankind. Another Side of History. Before History. Timeline of World History : Big Bang - 1BC. Top 10 Civilizations That Mysteriously Disappeared. Throughout our history, most civilizations have either met a slow demise or were wiped out by natural disasters or invasion.

Top 10 Civilizations That Mysteriously Disappeared

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Lost cities around the world

The City Of The Caesars Also known as the Wandering City and the City of Patagonia, The City of the Caesars is a mythical city that is believed to have been located on the southernmost tip of South America in the region known as Patagonia. The city has never been found, and at this point it is considered more legend than anything, but in its time it was quite sought after by colonial explorers. Awesome Variations on Meditation. Meditation is simply the training of the mind.

Awesome Variations on Meditation

It has been used, primarily for spiritual practices, for thousands of years. The effects are numerous. In the same way training the body gives rise to numerous benefits, so does training the mind. From achieving incredible states of focus (now being recommended as self-therapy for ADHD) to having insights in the nature of reality and dealing with stress, anxiety and depression. Throughout history these practices gave rise to many men who were pure of heart, loving, compassionate, wise, patient and extremely disciplined. Myth, Legend, Folklore, Ghosts.

Apollo and the Greek Muses Updated July 2010 COMPREHENSIVE SITES ON MYTHOLOGY ***** The Encyclopedia Mythica - SEARCH - Areas - Image Gallery - Genealogy tables - Mythic Heroes Probert Encyclopaedia - Mythology Gods, Heroes, and MythDictionary of Mythology What is Myth?

Myth, Legend, Folklore, Ghosts

MESOPOTAMIAN MYTHOLOGYThe Assyro-Babylonian Mythology FAQ Sumerian Mythology FAQ Sumerian Mythology Sumerian Gods and Goddesses Sumerian Myths SUMERIAN RELIGION Mythology's Mythinglinks: the Tigris-Euphrates Region of the Ancient Near East Gods, Goddesses, Demons and Monsters of Mesopotamia The Assyro-Babylonian Mythology FAQ More info on Ancient Mesopotamia can be found on my Ancient River Valley Civilizations page. GREEK MYTHOLOGYOrigins of Greek MythologyGreek Mythology - MythWeb (plus a fun QUIZ)Ancient Greek Religion Family Tree of Greek Mythology Greek Names vs. VARIOUS FAIRIES, ELVES, UNICORNS, MERMAIDS, & OTHER MYTHICAL TOPICS HERE BE DRAGONS! 'Gate to Hell' found in Turkey.

A “gate to hell” has emerged from ruins in southwestern Turkey, Italian archaeologists have announced.

'Gate to Hell' found in Turkey

Known as Pluto's Gate -- Ploutonion in Greek, Plutonium in Latin -- the cave was celebrated as the portal to the underworld in Greco-Roman mythology and tradition. Historic sources located the site in the ancient Phrygian city of Hierapolis, now called Pamukkale, and described the opening as filled with lethal mephitic vapors. PHOTOS: The Hunt for Lost Cities “This space is full of a vapor so misty and dense that one can scarcely see the ground. Any animal that passes inside meets instant death,” the Greek geographer Strabo (64/63 BC -- about 24 AD) wrote. The 5 Most Terrifying Civilizations In The History of the World.

They say that those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it, so pay attention for Christ's sake.

The 5 Most Terrifying Civilizations In The History of the World

It turns out that many of our ancestors achieved levels of violence that take them right out of the realm of "badass" and into the less cool area of ball-shriveling atrocity. These are the civilizations you don't want to face during, say, your next time travel adventure. And yes, the Spartans are down there. History is kind of spotty on the Celts (they never wrote anything down, and many of the witnesses died brutally) but what facts survived confirm one thing: They had gigantic Celtic balls. First of all, they had a thing for severed heads. If they felt that yours was a head of particular importance, they'd embalm it and whip it out at parties to brag about how awesome they were.

War Animals From Horses to Glowworms: 7 Incredible Facts. Print Cite Article Details:War Animals From Horses to Glowworms: 7 Incredible Facts Author Staff Website Name Year Published 2011 Title War Animals From Horses to Glowworms: 7 Incredible Facts URL Access Date April 21, 2016 Publisher A+E Networks The movie “War Horse,” which follows a cavalry horse through the trenches and turmoil of World War I, opens in U.S. theaters on December 25.

War Animals From Horses to Glowworms: 7 Incredible Facts

Explore these fascinating facts about the role horses and other animals have played in warfare throughout history, from dogs and elephants to glowworms and dolphins. Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United Kingdom) [Geeks are Sexy] Technology News - We make technology sexy!

Xkcd. The Names of the Doctor. Mum and family. Auntie Linda. Nana and Grandad. Grandad Work. 65500 4511994684539 485593849 n. 480403 4474148258402 1791967906 n. 17527 4474752153499 1930280500 n. Museum of Useful Things - Welcome. Material World: 8 Substances That will Shape the Future. Mums Wedding. 4 Things That Sad People Are Doing Right Now. Darwin Awards. Homo sapiens decline; Neo Sapiens rise! February 2013. 2000 Darwin Award: Ostrich Axioms. (26 February 2000, Arizona) How many times have you had to listen to someone dispense folk axioms like "Don't squat with your spurs on" or "Don't teach a pig to sing, it wastes your time and annoys the pig"?

2000 Darwin Award: Ostrich Axioms

We've all heard these and many others, but other than sticking your head in the sand, none have applied to ostriches - until now. "Don't slow dance with an ostrich. " (10 June 2000, Colorado) A gentleman in Denver decided that since he couldn't find a human dance partner, he would make do with an ostrich.