Ancient Sanskrit Online: Series Introduction By Ancient Sanskrit we mean the oldest known form of Sanskrit. The simple name 'Sanskrit' generally refers to Classical Sanskrit, which is a later, fixed form that follows rules laid down by a grammarian around 400 BC. Like Latin in the Middle Ages, Classical Sanskrit was a scholarly lingua franca which had to be studied and mastered. Ancient Sanskrit was very different. It was a natural, vernacular language, and has come down to us in a remarkable and extensive body of poetry. Note: this page is for systems/browsers with Unicode® support and fonts spanning the Unicode 3 character set relevant to (Romanized) Sanskrit. 1. The earliest surviving anthology of poems in any of the Indo-European languages is in Ancient Sanskrit. The circumstances of the original composition of these poems remain unknown. 2. Over time a body of dependent and scholastic material grew up around the poems, known loosely as 'the Veda'. 2.1. 2.2. 3. 4. 5. 6. The consonants are also arranged phonetically. 7. 7.1.
Can you hear like an audio engineer? Hello, my name is Matt. I record, edit, and mix music for a living. My profession requires an extremely discerning ear. This little listening test is to see if you can pick up subtle differences in pitch. What I have below is a series of approximately 1khz sine waves, in sets of two. In each test I’d like you to try to discern which tone is sharper than the original tone. Supposedly, the smallest discernible difference in pitch is +/- 6 Cents. Have a listen, and if you can’t tell the difference, don’t guess – just answer “can’t decide.” You should also try our popular hearing test or article on Audio Sampling Rate 88.2 vs. 44.1.
Rare Historical Photos A boxing match on board the USS Oregon in 1897. Albert Einstein looking fabulous. Here's his report card! Samurai taken between 1860 and 1880. A shell shocked reindeer looks on as World War II planes drop bombs on Russia in 1941 Roy O. and Walt Disney on the day they opened Disney Studios. Che Guevara. The Microsoft staff in 1978. The last known Tasmanian Tiger photographed in 1933. A different angle taken of "Tank Man," the man who stood against a line of tanks in Tiananmen Square.He is standing in the street between the tree trunk and the fleeing man.You can see the tanks approaching from the right. Winston Churchill out for a swim. The London sky following a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940. Martin Luther King, Jr removes a burned cross from his yard in 1960. Google begins. Nagasaki, 20 minutes after the atomic bombing in 1945. A Native American overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in 1868. The Great San Francisco Fire and Earthquake of 1906.
Skulls with mix of Neandertal and primitive traits illuminate human evolution -- ScienceDaily Researchers studying a collection of skulls in a Spanish cave identified both Neandertal-derived features and features associated with more primitive humans in these bones. This "mosaic pattern" supports a theory of Neandertal evolution that suggests Neandertals developed their defining features separately, and at different times -- not all at once. Having this new data from the Sima de los Huesos site, as the Spanish cave is called, has allowed scientists to better understand hominin evolution during the Middle Pleistocene, a period in which the path of hominin evolution has been controversial. "The Middle Pleistocene was a long period of about half a million years during which hominin evolution didn't proceed through a slow process of change with just one kind of hominin quietly evolving towards the classic Neandertal," said lead author Juan-Luis Arsuaga, Professor of Paleontology at the Complutense University of Madrid. Arsuaga and his team were delighted to work on this effort.
How an open-source computer kit for kids based on Raspberry Pi is taking over Kickstarter When the Raspberry Pi was developed, founder Eben Upton envisioned that the low-cost computer would do its finest work in the classroom, teaching kids about computing. But as more units sold, Raspberry Pi developed a strong, distinctive niche among adult makers, a fruitful group that nonetheless doesn’t really have much in common with a younger age bracket that can be hard to reach. Alex Klein thinks his company’s project, the Raspberry Pi-based Kano, can reinvigorate Upton’s vision and bring the Raspberry Pi (Upton is an adviser to the Kano team) back to the classroom. “We have this nimble, hackable piece of cheap tech” in the Raspberry Pi, said Klein, Kano’s co-founder and CTO. “But it’s not catalyzing the interest of beginners and kids like it should.” “The Kickstarter launch, which has blown away our expectations, has had feedback of all ages, all around the world expressing their excitement over making a computer,” Klein said.
100 Years of Change then and now Let's explore some of the ways American life has changed in 100 years. Average individual income Unemployment People per household Median age at first marriage Most popular baby names Boys Girls Boys Girls John Mary Aiden Sophia William Helen Jackson Emma James Dorothy Ethan Olivia Robert Margaret Liam Isabella Joseph Ruth Mason Ava Overall population By ethnicity (percentage of overall population) White 88.8% 63.4% White Black 10.7% 13.1% Black Other 0.5% 23.5% Other races races Life expectancy 2x5= School-aged children enrolled in school High school graduates* Early figures measured 17-year-olds; modern calculation includes up to age 25 Bachelor's degrees* Early figures measured 23-year-olds; modern calculation start at age 25 Entertainment "Traffic in Soles" "Iron Man 3" is the top-grossing film, bring in takes in more than $413,000 $340 million ($94 million in today's dollars) Top Songs Top Songs When Irish Eyes Ar Smiling Can't Hold Us by Chauncy Olcott by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis by Charles Harrison by Pink
Did the ancients somehow know about DNA? Conventional history tells us that the double-helix structure and base-pairing characteristic of the DNA molecule was not "discovered" until the twentieth century, based upon the work of scientists Rosalind Franklin, Raymond Gosling, James Watson, Francis Crick, and Erwin Chargaff, primarily in the 1950s and 1960s. Erwin Chargaff (1905-2002) in particular was responsible for the insight that DNA molecules contain roughly equal proportions of adenine and thymine (one of the "base pairs" in the DNA molecule) and of guanine and cytosine (the other "base pair"). Since that time, high school students everywhere have had to memorize the letters A-T and G-C in conjunction with their introduction to the molecular structure of DNA. One oft-cited example is the fact that the ancient symbol of the caduceus features two intertwined serpents very reminiscent of the double-helix structure of DNA. Note that in an image about four-fifths of the way down that long web page, Dr.
Computer Man-Caves That Make This Writer Drool And Cry Steven On May 14, 2012 Ever since I first managed to start using a dual monitor setup I was hooked and really couldn’t see myself returning for any long period of time to some piddly laptop or tablet screen especially considering my workflow. There are time that I wish I could even expand beyond those two monitors but that probably won’t happen for some time. So, like you I will have to make do with this awesome collection of computer man-caves with screens galore and make sure my drool towel is close at hand. Thanks to the team at Caveman Circus for putting together a nice collection of which the above are my favorites. Liked this collection? Then make sure to check out our newest computer man cave post!
From Indonesia To Turkey New Archaeological Discoveries Uncover The Mysteries Of A Lost Civilisation by Graham Hancock From Indonesia To Turkey New Archaeological Discoveries Uncover The Mysteries Of A Lost Civilisation By Graham Hancock Illustrated (see end of article) with 26 photographs by Santha Faiia shot on location at Gobekli Tepe in September 2013 and at Gunung Padang in December 2013 Artist's impression of Gunung Padang as it would have looked in antiquity by and courtesy of architect Pon S Purajatnika. ©Click for full size image. "Everything we've been taught about the origins of civilization may be wrong," says Danny Natawidjaja, PhD, senior geologist with the Research Centre for Geotechnology at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences. I'm climbing with Dr Natawidjaja up the steep slope of a 300-ft high step-pyramid set amidst a magical landscape of volcanoes, mountains and jungles interspersed with paddy fields and tea plantations a hundred miles from the city of Bandung in West Java, Indonesia. However neither the archaeologists, nor apparently the locals realized the pyramid was a pyramid.
50 Ways to Open Your World to New Possibilities “To get something you never had, you have to do something you’ve never done.” ~Unknown Maybe you feel stuck. Or bored. Or frustrated. The truth is those possibilities are always within your reach. Some of those choices may seem inconsequential when you face them. Do it for the possibility. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42.
Massive Underground City Discovered Beneath House-Could Accommodate Over 20,000 People-13 Stories Deep, 13,000 Air Shafts and Much More! (Incredible Video Footage and Photos) | Prophecy (Before It's News) Mind-boggling, breathtaking, and incredible is the massive ancient underground city discovered beneath a house that was being renovated in Turkey, and is still to this day being further uncovered. Massive Ancient Underground Cities & Mysterious Aqueducts Derinkuyu Underground City is an ancient multi-level underground city in the Derinkuyu district in Nevşehir Province, Turkey. Turkey’s Massive, Ancient Underground City was discovered in the 1960s in Turkey, when a modern house above ground was being renovated. It is the largest excavated underground city in Turkey and is part of a network of several underground complexes found across Cappadocia. It begs the question: ”Why would people want to live ‘that’ deep underground?” Isaiah 2:10-21 10 They will hide in caves in the rocky hills or dig holes in the ground to try to escape from the Lord’s anger and to hide from his power and glory! Cave entrances of Cappadocia And, in the book of Revelation 6 12-17:
The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Reinventing Yourself | James Altucher Here are the rules: I've been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it over and over. I've started entire new careers. People who knew me then, don't me now. And so on. I've had to change careers several times. There are other ways to reinvent yourself, so take what I say with a grain of salt. I've seen it work for maybe a few hundred other people. A) Reinvention never stops. Every day you reinvent yourself. B) You start from scratch. Every label you claim you have from before is just vanity. C) You need a mentor. Else, you'll sink to the bottom. D) Three types of mentors Direct. E) Don't worry if you don't have passion for anything. You have passion for your health. F) Time it takes to reinvent yourself: five years. Here's a description of the five years: Year One: you're flailing and reading everything and just starting to DO.Year Two: you know who you need to talk to and network with. Sometimes I get frustrated in years 1-4. Google is a good example. Today. Today. That's fine.