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2011-12-15 16:10:00

TikTak Games today is pleased to announce Maya Collapse Match their quality game where the players must save the Mayan civilization from destruction. Player is an archaeologist that needs to connect the colorful glyphs in groups of 3 or more to generate connections to destroy the whole level. The Iphone game has 10 lives to meet the challenge of overcoming the collapse of Mayan civilization. Barcelona,Spain (PRWEB) December 15, 2011 Play Now Free App : Maya Collapse Match Lite Play Now Full...

Mexico Admits To Second 2012 Mayan Prediction
2011-11-25 14:09:15

Mexico's archaeology institute is downplaying theories that the ancient Mayans predicted the world would be ending in 2012, but it did acknowledge that the date exists on a fragment at a southern Mexico ruin site. Experts had cited only one surviving reference to the date in Mayan glyphs, which is a stone tablet from Tortuguero site in the Gulf coast state of Tabasco. However, the National Institute of Anthropology and History said that there is another apparent reference to the date at...

2011-11-09 11:00:00

Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, interviews Maya Dolena about dry eye and computer eye strain. The interview may be heard on World Talk Radio, Voice America, Green Talk Network, Apple iTunes and Amazon.com. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 On March 5, 2007, Sharon Kleyne interviewed Maya Dolena on the very first Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio talk show broadcast. Ms. Dolena is a former Hewlett Packard executive turned lifestyle coach who moved to Hawaii...

2011-11-04 21:39:09

University of Kansas anthropologist and Maya scholar John Hoopes and his students are watching predicted doomsday dates such as 11/11/11 and Dec. 21, 2012, with considerable skepticism. Hoopes is regarded as one of the major go-to guys to separate fact from fiction about the Maya calendar and a prediction that the world would end Dec. 21, 2012. He has written scholarly articles debunking the 2012 myth, including a chapter in “2012: Decoding the Counterculture Apocalypse,”...

2011-10-13 10:00:00

With the start of 2012 just a few short months away, Moon Travel Guides is offering readers a free eBook download of its all-new Moon Maya 2012 travel guide. The book, which offers in-depth information on traveling to the Mundo Maya, is the ideal companion for travelers looking to explore the fascinating world of the Maya in 2012. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 Moon Travel Guides is celebrating the release of its all-new Moon Maya 2012 guidebook by offering readers free copy of the...

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....

2011-07-01 08:00:00

Cultural tourism predicted to increase to about 35 percent of Mexico's total tourism revenue over the next eight years MEXICO CITY, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced the launch of "Mundo Maya 2012" (Mayan World 2012), a program to increase tourism and promote the Mayan Culture Legacy in Mexico through 2012. "Today we are the 10th power for tourism in the world, and we are working hard to be in the top five," Calderon said at the...

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2011-06-24 13:15:00

Researchers said Thursday that a tiny remote-controlled camera lowered into an early Mayan tomb in southern Mexico has helped reveal an intact funeral chamber with offerings and red-painted wall murals. The tomb was discovered in 1999 inside a pyramid among the ruins of the Mayan city of Palenque in the hills of the southern Mexican state of Chipas. The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) said in a release on Thursday that archaeologists had not been able...

2011-05-20 00:00:28

The Maya have taken center stage because many fear the supposed end date of their calendar marks the end of the world. Most of this information comes from non-Mayans and it is not accurate. Because of this the National Council of Elders Mayas, Xinca and Garifuna recently addressed the world. Their message is simple: "Our actions have created a world out of balance that must be rebalanced immediately in order for us to avoid more suffering"¦for humans and for all life." The elders...

2011-04-14 15:13:32

Archaeologists have made the first three-dimensional topographical map of ancient monumental buildings long buried under centuries of jungle at the Maya site "Head of Stone" in Guatemala. The map puts into 3-D perspective the location and size of Head of Stone's many buildings and architectural patterns, which are typical of Maya sites: 70-foot-tall "triadic pyramid," an astronomical observatory, a ritual ball court, numerous plazas and also residential mounds that would have been the homes...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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