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  1. KorbenDallas

    The Rock Wall of Rockwall, Texas

    Rockwall is a city in Texas, United States. The name Rockwall is derived from a naturally jointed geological formation, which has the appearance of an artificial wall. Rockwall, Texas I knew there was a city in Texas named Rockwall, but I didn't know the origins of the name. As you can read...
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    Hydrophilacium Subterranean Pools: South America and Africa

    Stumbled into a couple of older maps showing "hydrophilaciums". I am not sure what the exact meaning of the word is. Probably something like an underground water basin. Web translators were not really helpful. The African map had the below description. Africa. Kircher’s Mundus subterraneus...
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    2021 Dixie: Wildfires in California

    Was watching news on the Dixie fire in California today. Are we experiencing Paradise 2.0? What kind of forest fire would do this? I assume there was a part of some house there. The screenshot is from a video embedded below. KD: I have not seen any photographs suggesting DEW yet. At the...
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    Yemen: The Well of Barhout aka the Well of Hell

    The Well of Barhout (also nicknamed Well of Hell) is a sink hole in Hadhramaut, Yemen. It is about 30 m (100 ft) wide at the surface. With foul odors rising from its depths, locals say it is a prison for demons. The cave system it leads to has little oxygen and no ventilation, and remains...
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    Antwerp: authorities rebury our true history?

    Our official archaeologists experience an orgasmic ecstasy when they find a stone arrowhead, an axe or discover an ancient fireplace. And there go the headlines: World's Oldest Bread Found In Ancient Fireplace After 14,400 Years. Earliest Bone Arrowhead, 61,700 Years Old, Found in South Africa...
  6. Movie | The Vault (2021)

    Title: The Vault (2021) Tagline: No job is impossible. Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller Director: Jaume Balagueró Cast: Freddie Highmore, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Sam Riley, Liam Cunningham, José Coronado, Luis Tosar, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba, Axel Stein, Daniel Holguín, Famke Janssen...
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    Book | 1883: Origin of the Western Nations & Languages by Charles Lasalle

    @Mabzynn shared a pretty interesting book in the comments section of a timeline related article. @Sonofabor suggested creating a dedicated discussion thread on this book. Google Books link: Origin of the Western Nations & Languages 1883 Source KD: I'd definitely love to find out where...
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    28 new 15,000 year old viruses discovered in Tibetan glacier

    For the past 15,000 years, a glacier on the northwestern Tibetan Plateau of China has hosted a party for some unusual guests: an ensemble of frozen viruses, many of them unknown to modern science. Melting ice from climate change could release the pathogens into the environment, one researcher...
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    1845: The Port of Marseille Ancient Tunnel or the Vieux-Port Tunnel?

    Found the below article saved up in one of my SH-1 days folders. Nothing came out of it back then. The piece is talking about some ancient tunnel that was allegedly "cleared" shortly prior to 1845. Here is my take on the below article: 1. There were rumors about the existence of the tunnel...
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    Fortresses: Jongs aka Dzongs in Lhasa; Gyantse, Phari, Chitishio, etc. in Tibet

    It doesn't appear that any Europeans had anything to do with the construction of the below structures. Well, at least, not that we know off. These historic photographs show the first entry by Western forces into the mysterious forbidden city of Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, in August 1904...
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    1200s Old London Bridge: what do we know?

    Now, this early 13th century bridge presents an interesting piece of architecture. I do not know when the 13th century could be placed on the adjusted time table, but if we choose to go along with the narrative, there will be more questions than answers. Obviously, there is no way to vouch for...
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    Question | The Moon split in two. What are we seeing?

    The below YT video was e-mailed to me. What do you think we are seeing? What could cause this? Do you think the video is authentic?
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    The Grand Canyon is under 450 years old...?

    I will preface this by saying that the world-renowned conquistador Francisco Vázquez de Coronado is a very questionable figure in my book. May be he was wronged by the history re-writers, but according to what we know, the guy did not know his arse from elbow. He went looking for the Quivira...
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    Chronology: how old is Odessa and what's its name?

    The story of the city of Odessa is probably one of the most blatant historical lies we can spot. I stumbled into this entire story via a monument to Napoleon as First Consul. The monument is located on the island of Corsica. Napoleon as First Consul in Place Foch in Ajaccio The statue of...
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    High Collars vs. Long Necks and Kayan People

    Kayan People The Kayan are a sub-group of Red Karen, Tibeto-Burman ethnic minority of Myanmar (Burma). A 2004 estimate puts the population at approximately 130,000. About 600 Kayan reside in the three villages open to tourists in Mae Hong Sorn, or in the Ban Mai Nai Soy refugee camp. According...
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    ‘Dragon Man’ skull: a new species of human

    How about this? A remarkable scientific discovery has been made in China. Researchers say they have found the skull of what they believe is a new species of human, which could be our closest evolutionary relative. If confirmed, 'Dragon Man,' as he's been named, would replace the Neanderthals as...
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    Question | Two objects on Horatius Cocles Stopping King Porsena painting

    Would you happen to have an idea what the below two objects on the below painting could be? Horatius Cocles Stopping King Porsena's Army outside Rome #1 #2 Additional links: Horatius Cocles Lars Porsena KD: Thank you.
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    52 BC Battle of Alesia: where and when did it happen?

    52 BC Per the narrative, the Battle of Alesia or Siege of Alesia was a military engagement in the Gallic Wars around Alesia in modern France. It was fought by the Roman army of Julius Caesar against a confederation of Gallic tribes united under the leadership of Vercingetorix of the Arverni. It...
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    The legendary tomb of the Etruscan king Lars Porsena

    Lars Porsena was an Etruscan king known for his war against the city of Rome. He ruled over the city of Clusium. There are no established dates for his rule, but Roman sources often place the war at around 508 BC. Lars Porsena came into conflict with Rome after the revolution that overthrew...
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    1300s: Velociraptor killed by Dieudonné de Gozon

    I'm obviously kidding about this velociraptor thing. While working on an unrelated article I ran into the below image. Considering the alleged date of the image, figured it was cool enough to share on this blog. Additionally, the entire "dragon slaying" theme could be pretty important for our...