The End of Empire

I found this article very interesting and essential. Among others it gives insight and clear view in American and world problems, as the rise and fall of empires are realities.... The brutality abroad is matched by a growing brutality at home. by Chris Hedges  The American empire is coming to an end. The U.S. economy is …

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Ancient Mayan Superhighways Found in the Guatemala Jungle

Ancient Mayan Superhighways Found in the Guatemala Jungle - Seeker https://static.rbl.ms/static/js-build/libs/polyfill/addEventListener.js?v=asset2a65c5a3571a106904a2dbcac76e4c17 https://static.rbl.ms/static/js-build/libs/polyfill/bind.js?v=assetb4b44e88256d517dc80092f1fddfdeb0 https://static.rbl.ms/static/js-build/libs/polyfill/indexOf.js?v=assetf99e3210291abbbb9189e7e35109d117 https://static.rbl.ms/static/js-build/libs/html5shiv/html5shiv.js BY ROSSELLA LORENZI An ancient network of roads that stretched over 150 miles has been discovered in the jungle of Guatemala, according to high-tech scanning carried out in the area. Used by the Maya for travel and transporting goods, the causeways …

New Fossils Hint ‘Hobbit’ Humans Are Older Than Thought

By Adam Hoffman PUBLISHED JUNE 8, 2016 For the past decade, a fossil human relative about the size of a toddler has loomed large in the story of our evolutionary history. This mysterious creature—found on the Indonesian island of Flores—has sparked a heated debate about its origins, including questions over its classification as a unique …

Mysterious civilization of ‘Sea Peoples’ were wiped out by ‘world war zero’ 3,000 years ago

Theory proposes Luwian-speaking kingdoms joined to form a coalition This coalition then attacked and destroyed the nearby Hittite civilization  Researchers say Egyptian text describing 'Sea Peoples' is about Luwians The Luwians were later destroyed in battle with Mycenaean kings at Troy  More than 3,000 years ago, the flourishing Bronze Age civilizations of the eastern Mediterranean …

Unique Writings Found in Georgia May Change World History

Commuters on Georgia’s main highway could scarcely have imagined that they were driving past something that may change the history of scripts as we know it. Today, archaeologists of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) have discovered a one line inscription of as yet unknown Georgian writing, dating back 2700 years on the altar pedestal …