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mayan drought
2015-04-21 07:18:23

It must have been a time of great hardship and struggle for the ancient Maya civilization. The land was parched and dry as the devastating effects of climate change on brought a great drought. New research has shown that, despite attempts to adapt to the changes, Mayan culture finally collapsed between 800 and 950 A.D.

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2009-10-07 07:59:30

For 1200 years, the Maya dominated Central America - At their peak around 900 AD, Maya cities teemed with more than 2,000 people per square mile -- comparable to modern Los Angeles County.


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friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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