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Marietta, Ohio’s Ancient Earthworks: Star Alignments as a Portal to the Path of Souls

Thursday, February 11, 2016
By Gregory Little
In the January, 2016 issue of AP, several important stellar alignments at the 2,200-year old Native American earthworks in Portsmouth, Ohio were confirmed. These alignments were found on the Winter Solstice (in 200 B.C.E.) directly in line with the three major earthwork/mound components at the site. The alignments included (horizon) sight paths to the setting of the Cygnus Constellation, the rise and setting of Orion’s Nebula, combined with the Scorpius Constellation being below the horizon and not visible. All three of these stellar elements are necessary requirements in the ancient Mound Builder’s beliefs in the journey of the soul after death.
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Book Review: Lost Civilizations & Secrets of the Past

Sunday, January 8, 2012
By Paranormal News
Lost Civilizations & Secrets of the Past is a new compilation of essays published by New Page Books featuring the work of Philip Coppens, Frank Joseph, Nick Redfern, Thomas Brophy, Steven Sora, Marie D Jones & Larry Flaxman, Oberon-Zell Ravenheart, Scott Alan Roberts, Freddy Silva, Micah Hanks, Patrick C. Chouinard, Adrian Gilbert, Paul Von Ward, William Bramley, and Erich Von Daniken. Covering numerous topics, the book includes information on Atlantis, Lemuria, archaeological scandals, the role of sound and resonance in ancient civilizations, nuclear weaponry of the ancient world, the U.S. Government's involvement in ancient mysteries, UFO cults, and of course, the Egyptian pyramids.
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Psychic Flyby over Atlantis

Saturday, February 21, 2009
By Doug Yurchey
What if there was a way to view Atlantis? Is there a type of Time Machine that can take us to what the Earth was like tens of thousands of years ago? We can read books on the subject, but they are mere speculations. How about a book that was not speculation? It is not ‘about’ Atlantis. The book opens windows to the real Atlantis. Such a means to experience Atlantis, the Mother-Civilization on Earth, is possible. The technique resides through the eyes of Edgar Cayce.
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Upon Which I Observe The Black Wind

Friday, July 6, 2007
By Paranormal News
What is this wind dislodging our leaves? It is a whisper, a black mass of lost souls pleading for others to follow in their wake and attach themselves to their teats. Standing in its presence, it makes so much sense. All the warnings are for naught when its voice is heard, speaking the pleasantries of death, fucking, anger, blood and destruction—the foul stench and strength from its occupants smells sweet.
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Ancient Google

Monday, August 1, 2005
By Firepen
He told me that the tribal leaders (tohunga) would put themselves 
[astrally] into the kites, and fly them up above the village...
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Was Jesus Taught by Buddha?

Wednesday, March 17, 2004
By Lisa Simmons
Please read the article, I am very interested in resonses from all of you and any knowledge you may wish to add. 
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Top Ancient Civilizations Newslinks

One day in 1999, the French maritime archaeologist Franck Goddio went diving off the coast of Egypt. He was poised to make the most important discovery of his life.

4/29/2016   Reads: 155   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

History is full of mysterious disappearances — of people, of places and even of entire civilizations. In many cases, time has not told us what happened to the populations that have vanished en masse, all over the world. Archeologists unearth ruins and uncover clues as to the demise of ancient cultures, but the fates of many inexplicably evaporated peoples remain question marks. Here are four mysteriously vanished civilizations that keep scientists scratching their heads.

4/26/2016   Reads: 117   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: mic.com

A rare inscription found on a stone unearthed near Florence is exciting archaeologists who say it may help reveal the secrets of the Etruscans, one of Italy's earliest and most enigmatic civilisations

4/25/2016   Reads: 76   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: in-cyprus.com

Archaeologists in Turkey have received wizened advice from beyond the grave after uncovering a unique 2,400 year-old ancient Greek mosaic. The floor tiles, excavated in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border, show a skeleton lying down with a wine pitcher and loaf of bread alongside Ancient Greek text that reads: “Be cheerful, enjoy your life”.

4/24/2016   Reads: 93   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.independent.co.uk

Archaeologists say the mummified remains, found near one of the oldest cities in the Americas, probably belong to a noblewoman aged 40 to 50

4/24/2016   Reads: 116   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.theguardian.com

On the Northern Plains of Montana and Canada, before the arrival of humans, a demigod known as Napi, or Old Man, once roamed with his friend and rival, Coyote, according

4/20/2016   Reads: 136   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: elkodaily.com

The newly found drawings show demonic entities populated the ancient Egyptians' imaginations as far back as 4,000 years ago.

4/19/2016   Reads: 143   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.discovery.com

A remote village in Madhepura district's Gwalpara block--Nahariya-- has baffled scientists and doctors for decades. Around 60% of its inhabitants are several heads shorter than an average human being.

4/18/2016   Reads: 23   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Bosnia's 'Indiana Jones' believes he has discovered the world's oldest man-made sphere.

4/12/2016   Reads: 168   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.9news.com.au

Oswald "White Bear" Fredericks, a Hopi indigenous elder who was the main consultant for Frank Waters' Book of Hopi, explained Hopi history, which spans far back into past ages. He details the migrations of the Hopis' antecedents, which took them from a sinking Kasskara in the Pacific Ocean to Easter Island and on to South America, Yucatan, and Mexico, finally to what's now the United States.

4/12/2016   Reads: 113   Submitted By: ChthonianClone   Source: www.opednews.com

When a skeleton of the so-called 'Hobbit' - scientific name Homo floresiensis - was unearthed in Indonesia in 2003 it would go on to cause a major furor in anthropological circles like few others before it.

4/5/2016   Reads: 76   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: phys.org

Recent satellite images sent from space may hold new clues to the presence of another Viking site in the Western Hemisphere, apart from L'Anse aux Meadows, the only known such site to date. The findings could very well change or even rewrite the history of the Vikings.

4/4/2016   Reads: 91   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.scienceworldreport.com

Dozens of rock-cut tombs and a small shrine have been found in Gebel el- Silsila area in Aswan, Egypt, containing human remains as well as a seal ring and other artefacts.

3/31/2016   Reads: 125   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.dailymail.co.uk

It turns out a tiny hominin nicknamed the “Hobbit” may have disappeared from the Indonesian island of Flores much earlier than scientists originally thought.

3/30/2016   Reads: 92   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.foxnews.com

Artifacts from several ancient periods unearthed.

3/29/2016   Reads: 138   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: popular-archaeology.com

Archaeologists in Italy have discovered what may be a rare Etruscan sacred text likely to yield rich details about Etruscan worship and early beliefs of a lost culture fundamental to western traditions. The lengthy text is on a large 6th century sandstone slab uncovered from an Etruscan temple, said Gregory Warden, principal investigator of Mugello Valley Archaeological Project, which made the discovery, and professor emeritus, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, main sponsor of the project.

3/29/2016   Reads: 94   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.eurekalert.org

Research undertaken by consortium of scholars including Kenyans, Americans, Japanese and French scientists.

3/24/2016   Reads: 163   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.nation.co.ke

A recent discovery could radically change our views of one of the world's most famous archaeological sites, Tutankhamun's tomb. Scans of the complex in Egypt's Valley of the Kings revealed it may still include undiscovered chambers – perhaps even the resting place of Queen Nefertiti – even though we have been studying the tomb for almost 100 years.

3/24/2016   Reads: 92   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: phys.org

The earliest-known example of Chinese writing – written more than 3,000 years ago on the bones of an ox – has become the world's first Chinese oracle bone to be scanned and printed in 3D.

3/22/2016   Reads: 99   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: phys.org

There are two previously secret chambers hidden in King Tutankhamun’s tomb, Egyptian officials have said. Hidden behind the walls of the Egyptian tomb are secret chambers, which could be “full of treasures”, according to previous statements by Egyptian officials. There is a 90 per cent chance that the hidden chambers exist, according to Egypt’s antiquities minister. The two rooms contain either metal or organic material, according to the scans. They are hidden on the north and eastern walls of the tomb, a minister said.

3/17/2016   Reads: 167   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.independent.co.uk

Researchers in the Indian state Mizoram recently made an exciting discovery -- the remains of what may be a lost civilization.

3/13/2016   Reads: 242   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.ancient-origins.net

A year after the discovery of a royal tomb in France, archaeologists are getting to know ancient Celtic culture better.

3/12/2016   Reads: 183   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.ibtimes.co.uk

When was the remote Australian continent first settled? Where did these ancient Australians come from? Was the island settled once, or on multiple occasions? Is there a genealogical connection between…

3/10/2016   Reads: 107   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: theconversation.com

Three thousand years ago, a genie graced the walls of an Assyrian palace. Then it disappeared. Now it is languishing in police vaults at London's Scotland Yard.

3/10/2016   Reads: 183   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.bbc.com

The Parthenon, proudly standing on the Athenian Acropolis, is considered by many historians and archaeologists alike as the undisputed symbol of Athenian democracy and the cradle of Western civilization.

3/9/2016   Reads: 124   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.ancient-origins.net

The Israel Antiquities Authority announced Monday that archaeologists have found two seals in Jerusalem inscribed with Hebrew names and dating to the time of the First Temple, which was described in the Bible as constructed by King Solomon. One of the 2,500-year-old seals, made of semi-precious stone, bears...

3/7/2016   Reads: 146   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.theblaze.com

An exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society, London draws on an archive of more than 100,000 of the country, taken by military helicopter

3/7/2016   Reads: 104   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: theartnewspaper.com

By studying and excavating ancient burial grounds, we can learn about how final respects were paid when people died during ancient times.  The artifacts located alongside these remains also provi

3/6/2016   Reads: 138   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.ancient-origins.net

A 'significant' archaeological site has been discovered at Little Carlton, near Louth in Lincolnshire, with a host of ornate silver writing instruments, coins and brooches pulled up.

3/2/2016   Reads: 140   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.dailymail.co.uk

Some of Europe's earliest inhabitants mysteriously vanished toward the end of the last ice age and were largely replaced by others, a new genetic analysis finds.

3/1/2016   Reads: 164   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.livescience.com

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