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2013-01-02 05:02:46

James O´Kon feels that Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs demonstrate how technology is disrupting education. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 In the over forty years since he attended Georgia Tech, James O´kon has seen many aspects of engineering and technology change. Now, as the author of a book on ancient Maya technology, he is seeing changes occur in how technology is taught. O´Kon says, “Many things about my two favorite subjects, technology and the...

2012-12-11 12:23:20

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindpix Corporation (OTC Pink: MPIX) previously announced they signed a Co-Production agreement with ZZYX Entertainment LLC, for the production and distribution of the December 21, 2012 Concert. We are pleased to announce today the completion of a co-partnership agreement with "Synthesis 2012." The New Beginnings Concert will include a live stream from the Synthesis 2012 stage and exclusive programming with Mayan leaders at Chichen Itza and Piste...

2012-09-19 23:00:56

On September 24th James O'Kon, a structural engineer, will reveal his discoveries of lost technologies of the ancient Maya. In the first public announcement of his findings, Mr. O'Kon, a Fellow in The Explorers Club, will be lecturing at the headquarters of The Explorers Club in New York City. Mr. O'Kon has spent decades exploring remote Maya sites, using forensic engineering techniques to glean the technologies that constructed the grand Maya cities. His research did not involve the study of...

Deforestation Not a New Problem According To Ancient Maya Studies
2012-08-22 15:36:38

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The ancient Maya culture flourished for more than six centuries with more than a hundred city-states scattered across southern Mexico and northern Central America. In A.D. 695, the Maya empire started its slow collapse with the fall of several Guatemalan cities. Scientists have long thought drought played a part in this collapse, but some recent studies add twists to this long held theory. A research team led by Benjamin Cook,...

2012-07-10 14:21:36

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elisabeth Thieriot, a San Francisco-based business woman, co-founder of PhoneCharge, Inc, philanthropist and author of Be Fabulous at Any Age hosted a questions and answers session for the Head Elder of the Mayan Council, Apolinario Chile Pixtun, on June 27th for friends and media at her home, Lions Gate in Tiburon, CA. "I always enjoy coming to Elisabeth's house because she is a gracious host and has a warm heart," says guest, Sudha Pennathur....

Maya 2012 Monument Thought To Be More Political Than Apocalyptic
2012-06-30 10:32:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archeologists have uncovered stone carvings that suggest the end of the Mayan calendar in 2012 was more about political messaging than making an apocalyptic prediction. The newly discovered 1,300-year-old inscriptions from the ruins called La Corona, "provides only the second known reference to the so-called 'end date' for the Maya calendar on December 21, 2012," a statement from Tulane University said. Scholars said the...

2012-06-12 10:22:17

SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elisabeth Thieriot, a San Francisco-based business woman, co-founder of PhoneCharge, Inc, philanthropist and author of Be Fabulous at Any Age is pleased to announce the debut of her film "Decoding B'aqtun." The film, which was executively produced and financed by Thieriot, was shot earlier this year and uncovers previously unseen Mayan artifacts from the sites of Tikal and Quirigua in Guatemala. "This film is especially relevant to the time in...

2012-06-11 23:01:36

Leading Chicago-based Design Firm to Develop International Licensing Program Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 Maya Romanoff, creator of extraordinary surfacing materials, is proud to announce that the company has been selected to be represented by the prestigious design management agency Culture + Commerce. The connections of Culture + Commerce will propel Maya Romanoff℠s artistic products into new creative fields. “We are really delighted to represent Maya Romanoff,“...

2012-02-09 10:15:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the end of the Mayan calendar on Dec. 21, 2012, Andrew Evans, National Geographic Traveler magazine's "Digital Nomad," has embarked on a cultural adventure to Mexico to uncover the mysteries of the Maya. He will travel to five Mexican states -- Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Tabasco and Yucatan -- to visit some well-known Mayan ruins, including Chichen Itza and Tulum, as well as some more obscure and less-visited sites...

2012-01-23 10:28:00

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: Mayan archaeological sites in Mexico were recently featured in a CNN story about tourism in Mexico and the significance of the year 2012 in the Mayan calendar. CNN's World's Treasures asked Jeff Morgan, Executive Director of the Global Heritage Fund to compile a list of key Mayan sites in Mexico. The UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Chichen Itza in the...