Human prehistory and the Stone Age… a timeline critique (4th edition - October 2012) by A.O. Kime for information on 'renting' this article, see Rent-a-Article In the 1820’s, in order to address the prehistory of mankind more clearly, it was thought necessary to divide it into time periods, thus a ‘three-age’ system of the (1) Stone Age, (2) Bronze Age and (3) Iron Age was adopted. Paleolithic (c 2,000,000 – c 10,000 B.C.) The Paleolithic time period is by far the longest, beginning some (circa) two million years ago to coincide with the first evidence of toolmaking and ending around 10,000 B.C. to coincide with the end of the last ice age (Pleistocene epoch). • Lower Paleolithic (two million – 100,000 B.C Mesolithic (c 10,000 – c 5,500 B.C.) Neolithic (c 5,500 – c 2,500 B.C.) This very short Neolithic time period, the last part of the Stone Age, was set-up to cover the period from the onset of farming and ending when metal tools came into widespread use. Stone Age observations Wooden tools
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The 6 Creepiest Places on EarthIt doesn't matter whether or not you believe in ghosts, there are some places in which none of us would want to spend a night. These places have well earned their reputations as being so creepy, tragic or mysterious (or all three) that they definitely qualify as "haunted." Places like... Aokigahara is a woodland at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan that makes The Blair Witch Project forest look like Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood. It probably has something to do with all the dead bodies scattered around. What Niagara Falls is to weddings, Aokigahara is to suicide. More than 500 fucking people have taken their own lives in Aokigahara since the 1950s. The trend has supposedly started after Seicho Matsumoto published his novel Kuroi Kaiju (Black Sea of Trees) where two of his characters commit suicide there. Also skulls. Besides bodies and homemade nooses, the area is littered with signs displaying such uplifting messages like "Life is a precious thing! Winchester Mystery House Oh, bitch...!
Modern Architecture’s Dark Side by Martin FillerThere has long been a tendency to see the most important innovations of Modernism as arising directly from progressive causes. War, in this view, was considered a limiting if not wholly destructive force that stymied civilian architecture in favor of retrogressive military structures. But in his groundbreaking recent book Architecture in Uniform: Designing and Building for the Second World War, the French architectural historian and architect Jean-Louis Cohen establishes one big, awful, inescapable truth: the full potential of twentieth-century architecture, engineering, and design was realized not in the social-welfare and urban-improvement schemes beloved by the early proponents of the Modern Movement, but rather through technologies perfected during the two world wars to slaughter vast armies, destroy entire cities, decimate noncombatant populations, and industrialize genocide. The Future of Architecture is the best comprehensive history of modernism to appear in a generation.
Reference, Facts, News - Free and Family-friendly Resources - RefdeskPhoto Gallery spirits, ghosts, hauntings, paranormalNew 2012 ~ The Temperance Building - Harriman, TN In this photo look at the bottom window near the door - there appears to be a female watching us. The first pic is the original picture, second is spotlight/magnified and the third has an arrow pointing to the female. Also inside the Temperance Building we captured "orbs" in a few pictures. Private Residence - Wartburg, TN - The photographer felt an odd "presence" on the couch so she grabbed the camera. Bell Witch Cave - Adams TNThese pictures are all of the same corridor of the Bell Witch Cave, only 1 of these 3 pictures show an unexplained light "anomaly", almost appearing "gelatenous" or like a type of "plasma" over the light. Waverly Hills Sanatorium - Louisville, KYA partial list of the photo's we took at Waverly Hills. Waverly Hills Sanatorium - Louisville, KY Could this be the ghostly apparition of a child spirit known as "Timmy" on the window ledge? NEW 2/12! Look at the picture below.
A History of the World - Location - EuropeAristotleAristotle's views on physical science profoundly shaped medieval scholarship. Their influence extended into the Renaissance and were not replaced systematically until the Enlightenment and theories such as classical mechanics. Some of Aristotle's zoological observations, such as on the hectocotyl (reproductive) arm of the octopus, were not confirmed or refuted until the 19th century. His works contain the earliest known formal study of logic, which was incorporated in the late 19th century into modern formal logic. His ethics, though always influential, gained renewed interest with the modern advent of virtue ethics. All aspects of Aristotle's philosophy continue to be the object of active academic study today. The sum of his work's influence often ranks him among the world's top personalities of all time with the greatest influence, along with his teacher Plato, and his pupil Alexander the Great. Life Aristotle was appointed as the head of the royal academy of Macedon. Thought
True Life Paranormal ExperiencesTell us about your paranormal experience for entry on this page FloridaAround the first week in May of 2013 while shopping in the Dollar General I had a very strange experience. I was alone in a isle and heard my name quite clearly whispered in my ear "Pamela". I jumped and turned around and there was nobody else there. Massachusetts I was Born march 14 1984 . Vietnam Small village in Vietnam. Washington I am followed everyday by this entity I've spoken with a paranormal investigation group, but it's taking them a while to get here. FloridaAn acquaintance once told me about an experience that her late niece had many years ago. New York I moved into an apartment across the street from a cemetery, not being a believer in the supernatural, I had no problem with it (& the price was right). Wisconsin The following ghost report comes in from a twenty-two year old engineer claiming that the road they visited was very haunted. California Michigan We have been in our home for almost 13 years now.
Historical Network Research10 Websites To Make You Think | The Online Learning Blog from Study2U - StumbleUponSupposedly browsing the internet requires more brain power than watching television. Although judging from some of the websites we’ve come across that assumption is cast into doubt. Here’s some of the sites we like that might get your brain to sit up and listen. Ted A conference that started in 1984 bringing together experts in technology, entertainment and design quickly grew into so much more. New Scientist The New Scientist website carries new articles from the magazine as well as the NS archive of over 76,000 pieces. Big Think The Big Think website is a collection of ‘global thought leaders’ who offer their thoughts and analysis on world events and other important developments. Café Scientifque ‘for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology’ Breathing Earth This fantastic website by David Bleja demonstrates CO2 emissions and world population growth in real time on a global map. Arts & Letters Daily How Stuff Works
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