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Conspiracy Theories. Machu Picchu: The Hidden Giant Human Face. 5 Shockingly Advanced Ancient Buildings That Shouldn't Exist. The achievements of ancient cultures tend to be woefully unappreciated -- we think of the people as loincloth-wearing savages, and when we're proven wrong by some impressive feat of engineering, we just make a bunch of documentaries about aliens.

5 Shockingly Advanced Ancient Buildings That Shouldn't Exist

But the engineers of times past were nothing to sneer at, and some of their accomplishments make ours seem slightly embarrassing. #5. Derinkuyu's Massive, Ancient Underground City Bjorn Christian Torrissen Derinkuyu's underground city was discovered in the 1960s in Turkey, when a modern house above ground was being renovated. Forbidden Archeology - Secret Discoveries of Early Man - Full Feature.

Ancient City Found In India Irradiated By Nuclear Blast 8,000 Years Ago... Pre 10500 b.C. Lost Civilization. Appian's History of Rome: The Punic Wars. Powered By Osteons: Line on the left, one cross each: Bioarchaeology of Crucifixion. Yemen As It Is... Why Yemen is the next war front.

Yemen As It Is...

By Gary Vey for viewzone (posted January 5, 2010) As an editor here at viewzone I get to write and publish lots of interesting stories. Some authors write stories to promote a book or CD. Others want to be credited with a discovery of something, usually in the field of science or history. Occasionally though, a story must be told because it is ripe -- its time has come -- and that is why I have decided to write this true story about Yemen. In the past couple of days, Yemen has been in the news. Discovery - The World's First Time Machine - 1/5 (High Quality) World First Time Machine - Time Paradox 1/2. Mass grave in London reveals how volcano caused global catastrophe. When archaeologists discovered thousands of medieval skeletons in a mass burial pit in east London in the 1990s, they assumed they were 14th-century victims of the Black Death or the Great Famine of 1315-17.

Mass grave in London reveals how volcano caused global catastrophe

Now they have been astonished by a more explosive explanation – a cataclysmic volcano that had erupted a century earlier, thousands of miles away in the tropics, and wrought havoc on medieval Britons. Scientific evidence – including radiocarbon dating of the bones and geological data from across the globe – shows for the first time that mass fatalities in the 13th century were caused by one of the largest volcanic eruptions of the past 10,000 years. Such was the size of the eruption that its sulphurous gases would have released a stratospheric aerosol veil or dry fog that blocked out sunlight, altered atmospheric circulation patterns and cooled the Earth's surface.

It caused crops to wither, bringing famine, pestilence and death. Mpany digging mine in Afghanistan unearths 2,600-year-old Buddhist monastery. By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 10:47 GMT, 15 November 2010 A Chinese company digging an unexploited copper mine in Afghanistan has unearthed ancient statues of Buddha in a sprawling 2,600-year-old Buddhist monastery.

mpany digging mine in Afghanistan unearths 2,600-year-old Buddhist monastery

Archaeologists are rushing to salvage what they can from a major 7th century B.C. religious site along the famed Silk Road connecting Asia and the Middle East. The ruins, including the monastery and domed shrines known as 'stupas,' will likely be largely destroyed once work at the mine begins. The ruins were discovered as labourers excavated the site on behalf of the Chinese government-backed China Metallurgical Group Corp, which wants to develop the world's second largest copper mine, lying beneath the ruins. Archaeology Magazine. AIA Tours. Absolutely INCREDIBLE DISCOVERY. Ancient Canal Builders - Sunken Harbors. Amazing Metropolis Discovered in Africa is 200,000 years old!

By Dan Eden for viewzone.

Amazing Metropolis Discovered in Africa is 200,000 years old!

They have always been there. People noticed them before. But no one could remember who made them -- or why? Until just recently, no one even knew how many there were. Now they are everywhere -- thousands -- no, hundreds of thousands of them! Something amazing has been discovered in an area of South Africa, about 150 miles inland, west of the port of Maputo. World-wide Ancient Site Database, Photos and Prehistoric Archaeology News with geolocation. Gobekli Tepe: The underground theory. Arabian desert surrenders Queen of Sheba's secrets.

[Arabian desert surrenders Queen of Sheba's secrets] ...

Arabian desert surrenders Queen of Sheba's secrets

[Who was the Queen of Sheba?] ... Sinister Sites: The Georgia Guidestones. The Georgia Guidestones is a mysterious monument on which are carved ten “commandments” for a “New Age of Reason”.

Sinister Sites: The Georgia Guidestones

The first commandment? Maintaining the world population under 500 million people. Amazing Metropolis Discovered in Africa is 200,000 years old! Star of David? How about Star of Baal! Canaanite. Discovery - First Time Machine. Space Time Travel – Relativity Visualized. Broadcast Yourself. Lost Pyramids and Other Hidden Ancient Artifacts. Everlasting Love: Ancient Turtles Frozen in Sexual Embrace for 47 Million Years.

Mysterious Building. British archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a mysterious prehistoric structure that might be older than Egypt’s pyramids.

Mysterious Building

Discovered during work at a housing development in Monmouth, Wales, the bulky feature consists of a series of trenches possibly housing the timber foundations of a massive building. NEWS: Swedish Stonehenge? Stone Structure Spurs Debate "We have what appear to be huge parallel sleeper beams set close to the edge of an ancient, dried up lake," archaeologist Steve Clarke of Monmouth Archaeology told Discovery News. Made from what seems to be entire tree trunks, the sleeper beams are huge, measuring more than 50 ft in lenght and more than 3 ft across. "It's huge and presumably prehistoric but otherwise we haven't a clue what it is, we don't know how old it is and we don't know how long it is," Clarke said.

Unexplained Mystical Structures HC/HD. 8000 years older than pyramids ! Gobekli Tepe, Human's First yet Known Temple in Northern Kurdistan. World Exclusive video: Time Travel Scientist Dr. Ronald Mallett, History Channel. Nikola Tesla: The Philadephia Experiment, Time Travel Secret. Gulf of Aden anomaly/vortex/stargate.

Minoan Culture and its Women. RWAAG Home, Minoan Culture--> Minoan Culture Advertisement: Minoan Snake Goddess Sculpture and Jewelry - Herakleion Museum, Crete, 1600BC.

Minoan Culture and its Women

Shop in a catalog of almost everything Buy Greek items on Amazon.com Advertiser Specials, Discounts, Sales, and Savings If you click above and follow the links to a purchase then this site receives a commission for its support. The Minoan culture was an ancient culture that survived on the island of Crete of what is now Greece for almost 2000 years until about 1450 BCE For about 3000 years until the early part of the Twentieth Century this culture was entirely unknown. Atlantis : the evidence. "Atlantis" Eruption Twice as Big as Previously Believed, Study Suggests. August 23, 2006 A volcanic eruption that may have inspired the myth of Atlantis was up to twice as large as previously believed, according to an international team of scientists.

"Atlantis" Eruption Twice as Big as Previously Believed, Study Suggests

The eruption occurred 3,600 years ago on the Santorini archipelago, whose largest island is Thera. Santorini is located in the Aegean Sea about 125 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of modern-day Greece (map of Greece). The massive explosion may have destroyed the Minoan civilization based on nearby Crete. Writing in this week's issue of the journal Eos, a team of Greek and U.S. researchers estimate that the volcano released 14 cubic miles (60 cubic kilometers) of magma—six times more than the infamous 1883 eruption of Krakatau (Krakatoa).

Only one eruption in human history is believed to have been larger: an 1815 explosion of Tambora, in Indonesia, which released 24 cubic miles (100 cubic kilometers) of magma. (Related story: "'Lost Kingdom' Discovered on Volcanic Island in Indonesia [February 27, 2006].) Welcome to Catalhoyuk. New Discovery of the oldest civilization ever existed on the face of earth in IRAN (Persia) The First Real Time Machine - Part 5 of 5. Santorini Bulges as Magma Balloons Underneath. Updated 5:53 pm. ET, September 12, 2012 Santorini locals began to suspect last year that something was afoot with the volcano under their Greek island group. Wine glasses occasionally vibrated and clinked in cafes, suggesting tiny tremors, and tour guides smelled strange gasses. Now satellite radar technology has revealed the source of the symptoms. A rush of molten rock swelled the magma chamber under the volcano by some 13 to 26 million cubic yards (10 to 20 million cubic meters)—about 15 times the volume of London's Olympic Stadium—between January 2011 and April 2012.

(See volcano pictures.) "Dramatic" New Maya Temple Found, Covered With Giant Faces. Some 1,600 years ago, the Temple of the Night Sun was a blood-red beacon visible for miles and adorned with giant masks of the Maya sun god as a shark, blood drinker, and jaguar. Long since lost to the Guatemalan jungle, the temple is finally showing its faces to archaeologists, and revealing new clues about the rivalrous kingdoms of the Maya. Unlike the relatively centralized Aztec and Inca empires, the Maya civilization—which spanned much of what are now Guatemala, Belize, and Mexico's Yucatán region (Maya map)—was a loose aggregation of city-states. "Incredible" hoard of 50,000 Iron Age coins, buried in escape from Caesar, found in Jersey. A solid mass representing one of the largest Iron Age coin hoards ever found has been discovered in farming fields in Jersey© Jersey Heritage An “incredible” hoard of Celtic coins, weighing almost a ton and believed to have been rushed across the sea in a bid to escape the clutches of Caesar’s armies during the Late Iron Age, has been discovered by two amateur metal detectorists in a Jersey field.

The solid mass, thought to contain up to 50,000 coins, was hidden by the Coriosolitae tribe of the modern-day St Malo and Dinan region. It originates from the year 50BC, when the Roman ruler’s forces drove tribes towards the French coast as they advanced, and would have been buried after arriving from the Armorican area – now known as Brittany and Normandy. 11 Continuously Inhabited Oldest Cities in the World. Ever since man learned to grow their own food and rear cattle, they have been living in permanent to semi-permanent settlements with certain degree of planning.

Although opinions vary on whether any particular ancient settlement can be considered to be a city, there is no doubt that towns and cities have a long history. The earliest civilizations in history were established in the region known as Mesopotamia, largely corresponding to modern-day Iraq, northeastern Syria, southeastern Turkey and southwestern Iran. Archaeological remains unearthed in Mesopotamia provides proof of settlements dating back to 10,000 BC.

After Mesopotamia, the city culture arose in Syria and Anatolia, as shown by the city of Çatalhöyük (7500-5700BC). Time travel with proof. Later Stone Age got earlier start in South Africa than thought. Silchester Iron Age finds reveal secrets of pre-Roman Britain. "Emergency" Gold Treasures Found in Holy Land. Photograph by Dan Balilty, AP. Legendary Viking town unearthed. The excavation work is mainly carried out by young archaeologists. Archaeologists Excavate a Lost Kingdom Buried Beneath Volcanic Ash. Like Pompeii, evidence shows a human settlement frozen in time by volcanic pyroclastic flows. Does Archeology Support the Bible? A Look at the Evidence. Archaeology Daily News - Mystery of Lost Roman City Solved: Ancients Greened the Desert? Anthropology News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - io9. Top 10 Mysteries of the First Humans.

Credit: Nicolle Rager Fuller, National Science Foundation.Humans are unique among life on this planet, and much remains a mystery as to how we evolved. The mummy unmasked: Medical scans give amazing images of ancient Egyptians. By Tamara Cohen Published: 10:50 GMT, 1 August 2012 | Updated: 10:58 GMT, 2 August 2012 The patient’s age is 3,000 and as for their medical history, that is literally shrouded in mystery.

Why is this 4,500 year-old purse covered with a hundred dog teeth? Unexpected beauty and unanswered riddles from a desert cave. In 1961, a group of archaeologists were looking for ancient Hebrew scrolls in the Judean Desert. Popular Archaeology. ARCHAEOLOGY - Ankara to become a cultural destination. Ancient stone Squamish artifact bowls over SFU researchers. Desert mystery. Ancient Sassanid Palaces. Discovery - The World First Time Machine - 4/5 (High Quality) Discovery - The World First Time Machine - 3/5 (High Quality)

Discovery - The World's First Time Machine - 2/5 (High Quality) Discovery. World First Time Machine - Time Paradox 2/2. Forbidden Archeology - Michael A. Cremo. Ancient Canal Builders - Sunken Harbors. Pumapunku. Gehörte vermutlich SS-Führer Heinrich Himmler: Geheimer Kristallschädel entdeckt - News.