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ASTRONOMICA by Larry Carlson 2010

ASTRONOMICA by Larry Carlson 2010
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Cthulhu Mythos Timeline - CthulhuWiki Before the Creation of the Universe 2 trillion years ago: According to the Eltdown Shards, a Yekubian cube lands on a planet near the Milky Way Galaxy's rim. [A translation error or an indication that scientific theory is greatly mistaken?] Creation of the Universe 15 billion years ago: The universe is created in the Big Bang. Earth Forms 4.5 billion years ago: The planet Earth forms. 3.8 billion years ago: Yidhra comes into being at the same time as life arises on Earth. Shortly after the rise of Earthen life, Tsathoggua arrives. 3 billion years ago: One of the Yekubians' cubes lands on a planet near the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. 2 billion years ago: Chaugnar Faugn incarnates in a primitive form on Earth. 1 billion years ago: The Elder Things arrive on Earth. 900 million years ago: By this time, Elder Thing cities have spread across the oceans of Earth. 800 million years ago: The Elder Things adapt to land. 370 million years ago: Amphibians arise on Earth. Reptiles arise on Earth.

Billy Bookcases DIY Built-in Billy bookcases are certainly not a new concept, but I never felt like the directions were close enough to what I needed. Enter my friend Kate. She gave some more details about the project, and I knew I was sold. While I loved the 15” depth of Ikea’s newer bookcase, I knew I wanted them to go all the way to the ceiling. The extenders are only available on the 11” depth, so the decision was made for me. Whew! After measuring the width of my wall, I knew I needed 4 bookcases. We found these strips at Lowes that would be the width we needed. Once these were attached with small nails and my nail gun, it really made the piece come to life. We didn’t put any wood underneath the shelves, but we did attach the shelves to the back wall with L-brackets from the top. Speaking of crown molding, that went up next. That is where my luck ran out. Finally, we installed the baseboard. The finishing touches involved caulk and paint. Sorry about the night shot, but this shows the caulking.

The Mythology of the Constellations Most ancient cultures saw pictures in the stars of the night sky. The earliest known efforts to catalogue the stars date to cuneiform texts and artifacts dating back roughly 6000 years. These remnants, found in the valley of the Euphrates River, suggest that the ancients observing the heavens saw the lion, the bull, and the scorpion in the stars. The constellations as we know them today are undoubtedly very different from those first few--our night sky is a compendium of images from a number of different societies, both ancient and modern. The earliest references to the mythological significance of the Greek constellations may be found in the works of Homer, which probably date to the 7th century B.C. At the time of Homer, however, most of the constellations were not associated with any particular myth, hero, or god. The Major Constellations: Mythology, of course, influenced the naming of many objects in the night sky, not just the constellations. Works Cited and Consulted

How To Make A Stylish Photo Frame For Several Photos Here is a simple yet stylish photo frame that can accomodate quite many photos at once. The idea is very simple. Fasten twines on the empty frame and hang photos using clothes pins on them. You can use a frame you bought or a frame you made by yourself. To make it you just need to find some wood strips, sand them, paint or stain them and fasten together with the staples and nails. Yes, everything is as simple as it sounds. The Ancestral Myth of the Hollow Earth and Underground Civilizations Countless stories, myths, and legends are told about underground cities and subterranean civilizations spread through a vast network of interconnected tunnels across the planet. There are many rumors surrounding these underground portals. We have only to remember the mysterious stories that revolve around the tunnels and galleries of the Cueva de los Tayos in Ecuador, or stories about entrances to underground worlds, supposedly located in the Andes , the Himalayas , the Gobi Desert , Turkey, and even below the Sphinx of Giza . The Hollow Earth Theory and an Expedition to the Arctic The Hollow Earth theory states that the Earth is a hollow planet with ancient entrances to the subterranean world scattered throughout it, including near both polar caps. This theory has been reported since ancient times and scientists such as Edmund Halley have defended it throughout history. From 1818-1826, the American John C. Interest in the Hollow Earth theory did not end there.

Clever and Creative Tea Packaging Clever tea packaging and creative tea bag designs from all over the world. Cigarette Tea Bags Cigarettea are creative tea bags that look just like real cigarettes. [link] Ineeka Tea Bags Cool tea bags that have paper arms on the sides that fold out in order to make them into a single-use filter. tPod Tea Bags Small paper boats attached to tea bags by Elisabeth Soós. Tea Forté Tall polyhedral infuser tea packs by Peter Hewitt, each with a disarmingly natural-looking leaf/sprout tag. Tea Stick Cool tea bags designed for people who do not make their tea in a kitchen: gardeners, builders and campers. T Bag Example of literal design applied to a tea bag by Felix Reinki. Tea To Go Sticks Tea bags are attached inside of the tea stick so there is no need to use the spoon for stirring. Maum Tea Bags Cool tea bag designs look like people with different personalities. Tea Stick Stirrer Lighting Tea Bag Cool lighting concept by Wonsik Chae imitates the form of a tea bag. Hanger Tea Herbal Tea Bags

Indo-European mythologies: genesis and evolution of characters undefined A. Fantalov "Indo-European mythologies: genesis and evolution of characters." (The materials of international symposium in Pyotr Veliky Anthropology and Ethnography Museum. Saint Petersburg, 1999). Many scientists study the problems of the Indo-European pantheon reconstruction. Golan says about two initial mythological characters: The Goddess of Sky and her husband - The Lord of Underworld. Hatt bases his interpretation of this object representations on the idea of the Celtic god of thunder - Taranis (figure 1) and the Celtic god of earth - Cernunnos (figure 2). Besides Cernunnos (his stag horn symbolized his connections with the vegetable and animal kingdoms), there existed the related character. There is an agreement between the ideas of Hatt and Golan. One should mention, that Hatt and Golan have got different scientific interests. First, let us consider the transformations of Celtic divinities in Christianised Irish sagas. In ancient Greece The Sky God was named "Zeus".

Craft Blog / How To Make A Rainbow Cake! by COLOURlovers :: COLO So I did mention something about health and/or diet food in my last post, and while this recipe is the latter, it is most certainly not to be confused with the former. The cool thing is that if you’re making something so distractingly colourful, people will think it’s delicious no matter what. This presents me with the option to use an old Weight Watchers trick—the one-point cupcake. This cake is suitable for many occasions: A child’s birthday Your mom’s birthday Coming out to your conservative parents If you’re a lesbian, they’ll be thrilled that you won’t be forgoing your feminine kitchen duties. If you’re the kind of gay dude who makes cakes for your parents, they were probably on to you anyway. Coming out to your conservative parents on your mother’s birthday Your friend’s jam band CD release party . . . so I’m sure you’ll find a use for this recipe soon. Oh yes, and do me a favour: DOUBLE THE RECIPE AS PHOTOGRAPHED HERE!! Okay, on with the ingredients. {*style:<i> </i>*} That’s all. </i>*}

Witches, Vampires and Werewolves – 10 Ghoulish Archaeological Discoveries Archaeologists are quite familiar with the unearthing of human remains. But occasionally they come across burials that are more bizarre and unsettling – from hybrid frankenstein-type skeletons, to ‘vampires’ pinned to the ground with wooden stakes, ‘witches’ held in their graves by heavy stones and individuals with stones wedged in their mouths, iron sickles against their throats, or holes in their skulls that had been drilled to exorcise evil spirits, there are no shortage of strange and grisly discoveries. This Halloween we examine ten such ghoulish discoveries. Archaeologists uncover 'witch' burial in Italy In 2014, archaeologists uncovered an ancient skeleton of a teenage girl in Albenga, Italy, which had been buried face down. “The prone burial was linked to the belief that the soul left the body through the mouth. Ancient Greeks apparently feared zombies so much they weighed down the dead Modern people have not been the only ones fascinated by the undead. By April Holloway

DIY Paper Flower Lanterns Since I’m running around like a crazy lady getting ready for NSS, I invited a few crafty folks to share their DIY genius here on Studio DIY over the next few weeks! Woohoo! First up, the ladies behind Icing Designs. You may remember the gorgeous paper flowers they shared here back at Christmas time, and now they have another paper flower DIY to share, this time for the warmer months! YAY! Mini paper lanterns (You could really do this with any size lantern!) Cut out a 2×2 inch square. Unfold the tissue and layer the flower shapes on top of each other, staggering the petals. Take the petals and fold them in half gently, cut a small slit in the back middle. Stick the floral stamens in, put some hot glue on them {under the flower} to hold them in place. Trim the back if there are stamen stems hanging down, put a dab of glue on the back of the flower and glue it onto the lantern. Turn your lantern over and tie a piece of ribbon on the bottom. All Photos by Icing Designs for Studio DIY

Five Legendary Lost Cities that have Never Been Found The story of Atlantis is one of the most renowned and enduring tales of a lost city, said to have been swallowed up by the sea and lost forever. Yet, the story of Atlantis is not unique, as other cultures have similar legends of landmasses and cities that have disappeared under the waves, been lost beneath desert sands, or buried beneath centuries of vegetation. From the ancient homeland of the Aztecs, to jungle cities of gold and riches, we examine five legendary lost cities that have never been found. Percy Fawcett and the Lost City of Z Since Europeans first arrived in the New World, there have been stories of a legendary jungle city of gold, sometimes referred to as El Dorado. In 1906, the Royal Geographical Society, a British organization that sponsors scientific expeditions, invited Fawcett to survey part of the frontier between Brazil and Bolivia. The Lost City of Aztlan – Legendary Homeland of the Aztecs The formation of civilization at Aztlan comes from legend.

Font Generator - Make Your Own Handwriting Font With Your Fonts The Fisher Kings Viracocha, Quetzalcoatl, Enki, Osirius, Vishnu, Oannes Viracocha – Quetzalcoatl – Enki – Vishnu -Oannes At the dawn of the present time cycle just after the great flood of Noah, recalled in the Bible and elsewhere, a mysterious group of god men appeared at various locations around the planet to initiate the survivors of the cataclysm in the rudiments of civilization. Legends from Peru to Sumeria, ancient Egypt to India, recount the arrival of god-like beings appearing after the great flood. Viracocha The massive carved Viracocha effigy crowns the archway of the ancient temple at Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco) known as the “Gateway of the Sun,” flanked by forty-eight winged effigies, thirty-two with human faces and sixteen with condor’s heads, the monument is hewn for a single block of stone. In the Andean creation story, Viracocha first appears at Lake Titicaca, bringing culture to the ancient peoples of South America. Another story recalls Viracocha (as Manco Capac), emerging from a cave at Lake Titicaca after the re-appearance of the sun…

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