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easter island
2014-10-24 08:39:31

Ancient inhabitants of Easter Island were not as isolated as previously thought, despite being in the middle of the Pacific over a thousand miles from the nearest island.

Massive Easter Island Statues Were Walked Into Place Not Rolled
2012-10-26 10:49:10

For centuries, magnificent stone structures, known as Moai, have stood at attention, seemingly guarding one of the world’s most remote islands--Polynesia’s Easter Island--from the unknown.

New Theories About Easter Island Statues, Deforestation Presented
2012-06-22 05:35:12

Experts have put forth new theories as to how Rapa Nui's legendary stone statues were put into place, as well has what may have caused the downfall of the lush forests once found on Easter Island.

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2010-05-12 09:55:00

Archaeologists have disproved the fifty-year-old theory underpinning our understanding of how the famous stone statues were moved around Easter Island.

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2009-09-08 06:20:00

British archaeologists announced on Monday that they think they have deciphered the mystery of the red hats on the huge stone statues on Easter Island.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.