Alternate History of the World

Crepuscular Rays a.k.a. Bulshitax Scientificus, or how far is the Sun?

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Sun rays shining through clouds and trees appear to be coming from a not so distant light source. As a matter of fact, if you continue the ray lines to the source, you will end up with the Sun being approximately 32 miles in diameter, and about 3,000 miles (some say much less) above the...

1770 book: Atlantis subdivided into three more, America, Sebastia, and Hyperborea

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This is just an FYI, in case you feel like doing some interesting reading. At the same time I have never heard an Atlantis theory like this. Wondering if the text, or the continent split story slipped through the cracks of the censoring process. The text is written in hypotheticals, as if the...

Did they use catapults at Gettysburg during the US Civil War of 1861-65

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A catapult is a ballistic device used to launch a projectile a great distance without the aid of explosive devices - particularly various types of ancient and medieval siege engines. In use since ancient times, the catapult has proven to be one of the most effective mechanisms during warfare...

Is General Robert E. Lee dead in this 1865 photo?

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The Victorian Era was a pretty morbid time in human history. One of the most unsettling traditions of the era was the practice of post-mortem photography. Some weird things were happening around the US Civil War times (1861-1865). Is General Lee dead (or made out of wax) in the...

Abandoned 1856 Toronto almost ready for re-population...

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The City of Toronto in either late 1856 or early 1857. The last five photographs are 1865-ish. The photographs reproduced from copy negatives are some of the earliest photographic views of Toronto. The 1856 Toronto portfolio also contains 13 views taken from the top of the Rossin House Hotel at...

Hidden Hand gesture: what is its true meaning?

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Below is the traditional explanation of the so-called "masonic" gesture "hand-inside-vest". The hand-in-waistcoat, or hidden hand is a gesture commonly found in portraiture during the 18th and 19th centuries. The pose appeared by the 1750s to indicate leadership in a calm and firm...

Did the Greeks know the world was round?

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I've been thinking a lot of all the stories I took for granted growing up. One that really stuck out was that Columbus already knew the world was round, and so did everyone, because the Greeks not only thought so, they measured the entire circumference of the earth to a large degree of accuracy...

Continent of Australia does not exist... as we know it

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This is officially the most coo coo jumbo-crazy thing I have written to date. If anything, it is going to be an entertaining piece of reading for you. I am planning to question the geographical accuracy of the layout of the continent of Australia. I do understand how bananas it sounds, for I...

Is there an Alien UFO invasion false flag in the works?

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With all those California, Greece, and wherever else “natural” fires targeting cars and houses, it sure does appear that the authorities are prepping for a false flag attack by ramping up our UFO “awareness”. Especially when you consider the recent creation of the Trump’s Space Force.

Alexandria is Conveniently Under the Sea

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Now we all "know" that the library burned down and with it went the history and science of the ancient world. With this sudden amnesia (because I guess all the smart people who read and wrote these books were also killed) we were plunged into a dark age, and it was only until the Rebirth, aka...

Welcome to the Vatican Library Secret Archives... you are not!

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It is sad that the biggest source of the history of mankind could become one person's private domain. This is exactly what the Vatican Library, including its Secret Archives is. The Vatican Library is the inalienable property of the Supreme Pontiff, and it is by his sovereign will that it is...

2017 Urban fires in California. Could DEW weapons be the true cause?

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Somehow, 2017 California urban fires allegedly caused by forest fires look somewhat reminiscent of those 19th century great fires. Tesla’s Death Ray comes to mind for whatever reason. Will your town be next? It was a very selective blaze, or so it seems.

Inca Empire capital - Cusco in 1530s. Did it look European?

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Well, it is getting pretty interesting. Next in line is Cusco. It was the historic capital of the Inca Empire from the 13th until the 16th-century Spanish conquest. You see anything wrong with its appearance? Somehow quite a few different artists chose to depict Cusco in a manner, which totally...

Welcome to Tenochtitlan as it was in 1520

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Between July 1519 and September 1526, Hernando Cortés (1485-1547), the soldier and adventurer who in 1519-21 conquered for Spain what is now central and southern Mexico, sent five extended letters to Emperor Charles V in which he described his exploits and placed himself and his actions in a...

Country that the Spaniards Found in 1521, Called Yucatan

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"The first encounter with the Yucatec Maya may have occurred in 1502, when the fourth voyage of Christopher Columbus came across a large trading canoe off Honduras. In 1511, Spanish survivors of the shipwrecked caravel called Santa María de la Barca sought refuge among native groups along the...

Mexican temple of Santiago, master builder monks and our failed archaeology

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I have this growing notion that our archaeology is meant to conceal our true history versus uncovering the mysteries of the past. Here is another prime example, which shows how lame the official position is. It is rather comical that the Associated Press which earned 52 Pulitzer Prizes...

The History of Rome has no Surviving Sources

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The Roman Empire is the model of much of our modern democracies. The lessons learned from the triumphs and disasters serve as examples and warnings to present politics. Indeed, much of our beloved literary works model their moral themes on the foibles of famous Romans.

Did Hannibal Actually Exist?

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I was poking around the darkest, dankest nooks of the internet when I happened upon this blog post. Ironically this was written as satire to exhibit how the existence of Hannibal is even harder to prove than a historical Jesus. The intended impression is meant to be Hannibal is real and so is...

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