The events of July 16th – 22nd 1994, when the remnants of a fragmenting comet, P/Shoemaker-Levy 9, bombarded the
surface of Jupiter causing fireballs many times the size of our own planet, were an abrupt wake-up call even for those
who were aware of them. The historical sciences generally, and archæology in particular, have collectively painted
a picture of the past as if our planet ‘stands alone in empty space’. Nothing could be further from reality. Our restless planet exists in a solar system that has had a very dynamic history over the past 20,000 years or so and it is only from this wider solar system perspective that the true history of human civilisation can ever
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“Head of Studies and Excavation Departments Anas Hajj Zeidan said that excavation works carried out by the expedition of the department found a 67cm high and 52 cm wide door that belongs to the tomb with two steps to go down the tomb.
A tomb dating back to the Roman Era was uncovered in the eastern part of Gesr al-Shoughour city in Idleb Province
Global Arab Network, Syria
He said that the expedition found a number of skeletons, skulls and two jars, adding that the tomb is three meters long and 2.5 meters wide.
In Sweida, A number of lanterns of different colors and decorations dating back to the Roman Era in addition to some bronze findings such as bracelets, rings and coins were unearthed at Qasr al-Najmeh site.”
“More than 1000 archaeological sites dating back to the Stone Age, Acadian, Assyrian, Babylonian, Byzantine and Islamic periods have been excavated in Hasaka Province that shed light on the great history of the eastern region of Syria as a treasure house of ancient civilizations lived there.
one of the archaeological sites excavated in Hasaka Province
Global Arab Network, Syria
In a statement to SANA, Director of Hasska Antiquities Department Abdul-Masih Baghdo said the national mission working at Tel al-Hasaka site unearthed a cathedral dating back to the 4th century AD, grape press and an ancient oven as well as some rings and bronze lanterns.
The archaeologist Khaled Hammo said ‘the discovered city in Tel al-Mabtoh had an engineering design for streets and drainages. It dates back to the 3rd millennium BC.’”
“A site which may house Britain’s earliest known hospital has been uncovered by archaeologists.
Radio carbon analysis at the former Leper Hospital at St Mary Magdalen in Winchester, Hampshire, has provided a date range of AD 960-1030 for a series of burials, many exhibiting evidence of leprosy, on the site.
An aerial view of a site in Winchester which may house Britain’s earliest known hospital
University of Winchester
A number of other artefacts, pits and postholes also relate to the same time including what appears to be a large sunken structure underneath a mediaeval infirmary.
Before this new claim, most historians and archaeologists thought that hospitals in Britain only dated from after the Norman conquest of 1066.”
“An Italian researcher may have discovered a huge network of earthworks representing birds, snakes and other animals in Peru, according to a study published on the Cornell University physics website arXiv.
Amelia Carolina Sparavigna, assistant professor at the department of physics of Turin’s Polytechnic University, used Google satellite maps and AstroFracTool, an astronomical image-processing program which she developed, to investigate over 463 square miles of land around Peru’s Titicaca Lake.
She says she has identified shapes that were built by Andean communities centuries ago.
According to the researcher, enhanced satellite imagery revealed that some of the land forms are not only the remains of an extensive ancient agricultural system, but also those of formations designed to represent birds, snakes and other animals.”
“Scientists said Monday they had uncovered evidence suggesting cave dwellers who lived in northern Spain some 500,000 years ago took care of their elderly and infirm.
University of Madrid palaeontologists discovered the partial skeleton of a male of a European species ancestral to the Neanderthals who suffered from a stoop and possibly needed a stick to remain upright, they said in a statement.
‘This individual would be probably impaired for hunting, among other activities. His survival during a considerable period with these impairments allows us to hypothesize that the nomadic group of which this individual was part would provide special care to aged individuals’, it said.”
“Leading Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov has completed his four-month summer excavations at the Ancient Thracian city of Perperikon.
On Tuesday, Ovcharov presented his latest intriguing discovery an ancient cooking stove cut right into the stones of the rock city dated back to 3rd-4th century.
Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov demonstrates how the ancient rock stove that he found at Perperikon works
Darik News / Novinite
The stove consists of a lower part, a hearth, whose ceiling has two holes that let through some fire; the ceramic cooking vessels would be placed on top of the holes. ‘We can easily call this discovery a prototype of the contemporary cooking stoves’, Ovcharov said.”
“Tattoos left on a 1,000-year-old Andean woman may cover acupuncture points, archeologists report.
In the current Journal of Archeological Science, a team led by Maria Anna Pabst of Austria’s Medical University of Graz, ‘describe tattoos from two body areas of a mummy from Chiribaya Alta in Southern Peru.’.
‘Tattoos displaying decorative elements are found widely on prehistoric mummies all over the world’, notes the study.”
“Archaeologists have uncovered evidence suggesting that early humans braved cold temperatures to occupy highlands in Papua New Guinea 50,000 years ago in search of food.
Working on five archaeological sites about 2,000 meters (6,500 feet) above sea level, researchers from Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand found charred nut shells from the pandanus tree, and stone tools that radioisotope dating suggested went back 50,000 years ago.
Mist covers the Ivane Valley in Papua New Guinea
an area thought to have been settled by humans 50,000 years ago
Glenn Summerhayes and Andrew Fairbairn / MSNBC News
‘This is the first evidence of people at such a high altitude at the earliest of time’, said anthropology professor Glenn Summerhayes at the University of Otago in New Zealand.
Experts have long assumed that the earliest humans left Africa and then moved along warmer coastal areas to occupy the rest of the planet, but Summerhayes said their findings showed that wasn’t necessarily the case.”
Academic archaeologists and historians are publicly confident that they understand all aspects of prehistory. When and where the first settled communities appeared. When and where agriculture began. And they paint a picture of a gradual development from small hunter-gather tribal groups to the eventual big cities of Mesopotamia and Egypt.
But numerous discoveries being made all over the world are questioning this established wisdom. The 12,000-year-old megalithic complex at Göbekli Tepe is just one of them …
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“When Thomas Edison began wiring New York City with a direct current electricity distribution system in the 1880s, he gave humankind the magic of electric light, heat, and power; in the process, though, he inadvertently opened a Pandora’s Box of unimaginable illness and death.
Dirty Electricity tells the story of Dr. Samuel Milham, the scientist who first alerted the world about the frightening link between occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields and human disease. Milham takes readers through his early years and education, following the twisting path that led to his discovery that most of the twentieth century diseases of civilization, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and suicide, are caused by electromagnetic field exposure.
Dr. Milham warns that because of the recent proliferation of radio frequency radiation from cell phones and towers, terrestrial antennas, Wi-Fi and Wi-max systems, broadband internet over power lines, and personal electronic equipment, we may be facing a looming epidemic of morbidity and mortality.”
“How many electronic innovations have you dialed, watched, surfed, charged, listed to, booted up, commuted on, cooked with, and plugged in today?
Consider your typical day: If you’re like most people, it probably starts in front of your coffee maker and toaster, ends as you set the alarm on your cell phone, and involves no end of computers and gadgets, televisions and microwaves in between.
We’re being zapped:The very electronic innovations that have changed our lives are also exposing us, in ways big and small, to an unprecedented number of electromagnetic fields.
Invisible pollution surrounds us twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, interrupting our bodies’ natural flow of energy. And for some, that pollution has reached the point of toxicity, causing fatigue, irritability, weakness, and even illness.”
“Throughout most of evolution humans walked barefoot and slept on the ground, largely oblivious that the surface of the Earth contains limitless healing energy. Science has discovered this energy as free-flowing electrons constantly replenished by solar radiation and lightning.
Few people know it, but the ground provides a subtle electric signal that maintains health and governs the intricate mechanisms that make our bodies work-just like plugging a lamp into a power socket makes it light up.
Modern lifestyle, including the widespread use of insulative rubber or plastic-soled shoes, has disconnected us from this energy and, of course, we no longer sleep on the ground as we did in times past.
Earthing introduces the planet’s powerful, amazing, and overlooked natural healing energy and how people anywhere can readily connect to it. This eye-opening book describes how the physical disconnect with the Earth creates abnormal physiology and contributes to inflammation, pain, fatigue, stress, and poor sleep.
By reconnecting to the Earth, symptoms are rapidly relieved and even eliminated and recovery from surgery, injury, and athletic overexertion is accelerated.”
“Electromagnetic factors in health is an emerging public health issue globally, creating electrical sensitivity and being linked to illnesses of many kinds.
Read this primer on EMF and health by Prof. Magda Havas of Canada and environmental activist and management consultant to change agents, Camilla Rees, founder of www.ElectromagneticHealth.org.
Learn what the independent science shows, what you can do to create electromagnetic safety and how you can help get Congress to pay attention to this important issue affecting humans, animals and nature. This book resulted from 110 Questions asked of the audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in 2008, the nations leading public affairs forum.”
“Dr. Becker tells of the emergence of electromagnetic medicine, which promises to unlock the secrets of healing, and the growth of electromagnetic pollution, which poses a clear environmental danger.
He explains the effectiveness of alternative healing methods that use parts of the body’s innate electrical healing systems, and warns that our bodies are being adversely affected by power lines, computers, microwaves and satellite dishes.”
“New Yorker staff writer Brodeur convincingly argues that evidence exists that exposure to such radiation may cause cancer and other illnesses. Low-level microwave radiation poses another danger, he compellingly shows, as Cape Cod, Mass., residents discovered when an Air Force radar station built in the vicinity apparently led to abnormally high levels of cancer.
Brodeur details and disputes scientific studies that claim such radiation is safe. He implicitly charges that a cover-up of the dangers has been engineered by industry, government, regulatory agencies and academia.”
“In this landmark book, Robert O. Becker, M.D., a pioneer in the field of bioelectric science, presents a fascinating look at the role electricity plays in healing, challenging the traditional mechanistic model of the body. Colorful and controversial, this is a tale of engrossing research, scientific and medical politics, and breakthrough discoveries that offer new possibilities for fighting disease and harnessing the body’s healing powers.