Latest Maya Stories

2014-05-28 23:02:32

Sanctri announced today the creation of a Sanctri, or memorial page, to celebrate the life and legacy of poet Maya Angelou, who died this morning, 5/28/14, at age 86. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Sanctri announced today the creation of a Sanctri, or memorial page, to celebrate the life and legacy of poet Maya Angelou, who died this morning, 5/28/14, at age 86. During her lifetime, Maya Angelou was called “the poet laureate of women” and “the spokeswoman for African-American...

Maya Perspective On The Material World
2014-04-26 06:26:23

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We take it for granted that our lives, and our beliefs, are intrinsically different from cultures of the past. They built pyramids and temples, we play on Facebook and build virtual lives. A new study from the University of Cincinnati, however, shows that the ancient Maya might just have been big fans of Facebook. They believed that material objects, like a courtier's mirror or a sculptor's carving tool, could be imbued with part of...

New Evidence Of Buddha’s Birthplace Connects Science And Religion
2013-11-25 11:38:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A big win for both religion and science was announced today when archaeologists unveiled that they have discovered evidence linking the birthplace of the Buddha to the sixth century BC. Researchers excavating an existing temple at Lumbini, Nepal discovered the remains of a previously unknown sixth century BC structure they claim is evidence of the world’s earliest Buddhist shrine in that country. Before this study, the earliest...

2013-07-15 23:18:09

A collection of little sayings about enormous things. Bethany, CT (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Rich Okun uses illustrations of his puppy and inspirational sayings to encourage spiritual discussion within families. “The Sun, The Moon, The Stars, and Maya is intended to help parents talk about moral issues with their children," says Okun. “It is a collection of little sayings about enormous things.” Maya made it possible for Rich to view his life through a happier lens. He believes...

2013-06-13 23:00:18

New book helps readers find answers to complicated question through uncomplicated ways. BETHANY, Conn. (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Author Rich Okun has spent his life studying many different ancient spiritual belief systems. Each one has further motivated him with spirit to help more people and now to share, what he calls, “a very special being: Maya, his Shih Tzu puppy muse.” Okun´s new book, “The Sun, the Moon, the Stars and Maya: a collection of little sayings about...

2013-06-09 23:00:09

Author draws thematic lines from ancient world to today in ℠Maya in Motion´ MALMÖ, Sweden (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 In “Maya in Motion: Otherscent” (published by iUniverse), Fredrik Zander´s new book of poems, readers are given a lyrical, insightful look into various senses and meanings specific to ancient Maya. Zander describes “Maya in Motion” as “poetry with Maya in its various senses as its main theme.” He engages readers in the...

2013-02-26 23:01:28

Raising the bar in real time animation production, software experts IKinema push out big advancements with version 2.5, fitted with latest specialized motion capture tools and impressive features Guildford, UK (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Action boasts further exceptional marker solving and retargeting capabilities, easier slimmed down methods, and now supporting quality motion capture system OptiTrack. The free software update is available to Action veterans today, whilst new customers look...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'