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Mayan Calendar Does Not Predict December Doomsday
2012-10-01 05:14:33

The apocalypse is not going to happen in December, according to a group of experts who are spearheading efforts to educate people about prophecies made by the ancient Mayan civilization.

Mayan Mask Reveals Beliefs At El Zotz Site
2012-07-19 06:28:20

A team of archaeologists has uncovered a temple near part of the Maya archaeological site at El Zotz, Guatemala. The structure was likely built after the tomb to honor the leader buried there.

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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.

2011-06-16 07:05:00

CHICAGO, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amble Resorts, the eco-development company that made a splash on the travel scene this spring with their Island Intern Contest, sends the two contest winners, Luke Hansen and Benjamin Brown, to Panama today.

2011-02-14 07:25:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Resort at Isla Palenque, an Amble Resort, is pleased to announce their Island Intern Contest.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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