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2014-07-09 12:29:46

Written by award-winning writer Amnon Kabatchnik and published by Scarecrow Press, "Blood on the Stage, 480 B.C. to 1600 A.D.: Milestone Plays of Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem, An Annotated Repertoire" will be available nationwide in July SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scarecrow Press announces the release of Blood on the Stage, 480 B.C. to 1600 A.D.: Milestone Plays of Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem, An Annotated Repertoire by award-winning writer Amnon Kabatchnik....

Could An Earthquake Be Responsible For The Image On The Shroud Of Turin?
2014-02-12 09:49:22

Springer Neutron radiation caused by 33 A.D. earthquake could have led to "wrong" 1988 radiocarbon dating of Shroud, suggest researchers An earthquake in Old Jerusalem might be behind the famous image of the Shroud of Turin, says a group of researchers led by Alberto Carpinteri of the Politecnico di Torino in Italy in an article published in Springer's journal Meccanica. They believe that neutron radiation caused by an earthquake could have induced the image of a crucified man - which...

2013-06-18 23:01:46

A&D Weighing has published a handy reference guide for laboratory professionals, with information on more than 120 laboratory balances, moisture analyzers, viscometers and pipette calibration instruments. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 With a wide array of precision and analytical balances, weighing makes up most of the catalog. All the balances listed carry A&D´s industry-leading, 5-year warranty. “I am very excited that we created our first full line...

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2012-08-07 09:36:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online European explorers roaming through the American southeast in the late 1600's wrote of native purification rituals that involved dancing, vomiting and a 'black drink' in shell cups. Spanish, English, and French explorers, merchants, travelers, priests, and naturalists described its use among groups from southern Virginia to west of the Mississippi, according to the University of Iowa's Medical Museum. Recent evidence found at the site...

Mayan Temple Unearthed, Gives Peak At The Past
2012-07-25 07:50:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new Mayan temple is starting to appear as archaeologists unearth an area that once housed a culture rich with art, architecture and mathematics. In 2010, archaeologists working on a hilltop near the ancient city center discovered the 45-foot-tall Diablo Pyramid, featuring a royal palace and tomb up top. The archaeologists believe that the tomb holds the city's first ruler, who lived around A.D. 350 to 400. While uncovering this...

Mayan Mask Reveals Beliefs At El Zotz Site
2012-07-19 06:28:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of archaeologists has uncovered a temple near part of the Maya archaeological site at El Zotz, Guatemala. The structure was likely built after the tomb to honor the leader buried there. The team, led by Brown University´s Stephen Houston, began uncovering the temple, called the Temple of the Night Sun, in 2009. The ornately decorated structure is topped by a temple covered in a series of masks depicting different...

New Study Sheds Light On Little Ice Age
2012-01-30 15:44:41

University of Colorado researchers report that they have answered some questions surrounding Earth's Little Ice Age, which started between A.D. 1275 and 1300, and lasted into the late 19th century. According to the new study, the Little Ice Age was triggered by repeated, explosive volcanism and sustained by a self-perpetuating sea ice-ocean feedback system in the North Atlantic Ocean. Professor Gifford Miller, who led the study, said the team's evidence from radiocarbon dates from dead...

Image 1 - Ancient Mayan Road Buried By Volcanic Ash 1,400 Years Ago
2011-10-06 10:07:46

[ Watch the Video ] A University of Colorado Boulder-led team excavating a Maya village in El Salvador buried by a volcanic eruption 1,400 years ago has unexpectedly hit an ancient white road that appears to lead to and from the town, which was frozen in time by a blanket of ash. The road, known as a "sacbe," is roughly 6 feet across and is made from white volcanic ash from a previous eruption that was packed down and shored up along its edges by residents living there in roughly A.D....


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