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What is a Medicine Wheel?

By |2019-07-13T03:19:00+03:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

In some Native American cultures, the medicine wheel is a metaphor for a variety of spiritual concepts. A medicine wheel may also be a stone monument that illustrates this metaphor. Historically, the monuments were constructed by laying stones in a particular pattern on the ground-oriented [...]

Solomon’s Temple – One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

By |2019-07-11T05:41:08+03:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

According to the Hebrew Bible, Solomon's Temple, also known as the First Temple. Solomon's Temple was the Holy Temple in ancient Jerusalem before its destruction by Nebuchadnezzar II after the Siege of Jerusalem of 587 BCE and its subsequent replacement with the Second Temple in [...]

The Great Pyramid of Giza

By |2019-06-15T04:53:40+03:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex bordering present-day El Giza, Egypt. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest of the [...]

Stonehenge: One of the Oldest Megalithic Structures on Earth

By |2018-11-20T02:11:11+03:00November 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+03:00November 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+03:00October 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+03:00August 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+03:00June 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+03:00May 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+03:00March 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 [...]