These revelations have given rise to renewed interest in the site by the greater archaeological community and, indeed, serve to elevate Jethro Cairn to the status of being (possibly) one of the oldest known megalithic sites in the world
The Mysterious Celestial Spheres of the Ancient Mughal Empire
Orbis Terrarum. World Map circa 1680 by Stoopendaal
Prior to the invention of Google Earth, as some of you may be surprised to find out, when one wanted to see what the planet looked like, or to find a certain faraway place without actually travelling to it, one had few options. Maps, of course, have always been an option, and you’ll recall that they didn’t always fit in your phone.
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day
Did you know that the World Health Organization (WHO) says that there are more than 800,000 deaths by suicide every year around the world? That equates to one person, somewhere, committing suicide every 40 seconds.
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. Here are some ways you can help someone who’s feeling like they have no choice…
1) Don’t tell them how great life really is.
2) Don’t tell them to…
This gruesome subject does have a somewhat strange side to it though; some places around the world seem to see more than their fair share of these tragic ends to painful lives.
The Early Exodus Theory, as this is now being called, is still not widely accepted, as may not be surprising. Much discussion and further analysis are needed to clarify some of the sticky points included in the new evidence, but it doesn’t take an advanced doctorate to see how disruptive a confirmation of these findings would be to the paleoanthropological field.
Nearly 1200 of the 160,000 people ordered to evacuate defied the government and remained in the Zone of Alienation (as it’s known officially). Many more went along with the evacuation and soon thereafter went back to their homes, sneaking past military border forces. What’s doubly surprising is that they survived. Not only did they survive, but it could be said that they thrived in conditions that, to all common sense, should have been deadly.