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Stonehenge: One of the Oldest Megalithic Structures on Earth

By | 2018-11-20T02:11:11+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Stonehenge, in many peoples' minds, is the most mysterious place in the world. This set of stones laid out in concentric rings and horseshoe shapes on the empty Salisbury Plain, is, at the age of 4,000 years, one of the oldest, and certainly best preserved, [...]

What are Ley Lines?

By | 2018-11-13T21:08:11+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ley lines are apparent alignments of landmarks, religious sites, and man-made structures. The pseudoscientific belief that these apparent lines are not accidental speculates that they are straight navigable paths and have spiritual significance. The phrase was coined in 1921 by the amateur archaeologist Alfred Watkins, [...]

Newgrange: A Megalithic Passage-Tomb

By | 2018-10-31T15:08:44+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Newgrange is a prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland, located 8 kilometers (5.0 mi) west of Drogheda on the north side of the River Boyne. It was built during the Neolithic period, around 3200 BC, making it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. The [...]

The Mysterious Underground City of Derinkuyu

By | 2018-08-07T11:39:24+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

In the Cappadocia region of Turkey there is a town called Derinkuyu; and beneath Derinkuyu there is a city, vast and deep, of ancient design, preserved to this day. The mystery of who built it and why remains, although scholars have their theories. The region [...]

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of the Incas

By | 2018-06-24T14:23:20+00:00 June 24th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

A destination that a multitude of people describes as being on their ‘Bucket List’, Machu Picchu is one of the most popular and desirable places to visit for all intrepid travelers. Perhaps surprisingly, though, most people know little about the history and significance of this [...]

Circle: Appearances, Meanings and Purposes

By | 2018-06-13T22:25:42+00:00 May 26th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

With apologies to 1990s alt-rock fans, a perfect circle cannot exist outside the realm of mathematics. From subatomic particles to carefully built structures, nothing in the physical world passes the perfect circle test, where every point on the circumference is exactly equidistant from the circle’s [...]

500 Year Old Map Shatters The History Of The Human Race

By | 2018-05-30T02:07:12+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

If conventional wisdom on the history of the human race is correct, then human civilization is not old enough, nor was it advanced enough, to account for many of the mysterious monolithic and archeological sites around the world. Places like Gobekli Tepe in Turkey, the [...]

History and Origin of Chinese Feng Shui

By | 2018-05-30T01:51:05+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

Feng shui is also known as 'Kanyu' which is the art of placing and situating a building so that it is in harmony with its surroundings. According to feng shui, cultural and social issues are influenced by natural, metaphysical and cosmological factors. To use feng [...]

Chaco Canyon: A Mystical Place in the Desert

By | 2018-10-10T13:59:05+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

Chaco Canyon is a shallow, ten-mile canyon situated in the northwest corner of New Mexico. Seventy miles from the nearest town and accessible only by washboard dirt roads, it's remote by today's standards. The canyon itself has been carved from ancient sea beds by centuries [...]

Gobekli Tepe: Ancient Temples of Turkey

By | 2018-10-10T13:59:05+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , |

The Oldest Temples in the World Are at Gobekli Tepe Roughly six miles outside of Urfa, Turkey, there is an archaeological site evident of ancient human activity, called Gobekli Tepe. The most impressive and mysterious finding at this site are the megalithic pillars that date [...]