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The Expanding Orbit!

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Copyright – Douglas M. MacIlroy

Egyptians, Mayans, Babylonians besides many others developed calendars based upon a 360-day year. Long-long ago the earth did have an orbit of precisely 360-day year. 81 more words

Weekly Challenge

Get Mind Blown: Chichen Itza Style

Watch this amazing video and see what happens when you clap in front of the Temple of Kukulcan…

La Vie

Uniquely Us (Global Civilization)

I went to the Denver natural history museum this past summer and had a revelations of sorts. Nothing huge, and really nothing I didn’t already know. 879 more words

Mayans and Incas

Are the Mayans and the Incas really different from each other? Did they do anything the same? Yes. These two ancient groups are in fact different in many ways, but similar in many ways also. 390 more words

History

Cigars, a hobby as old as the new world.

Natives of the islands of what is now Cuba and what is now the Dominican Republic used a local plant – tobacco – for ceremonial and recreational purposes. 299 more words

Cigar Story

She's Got a Ticket to Ride

Hi! Me again. “What?” you say. “Shouldn’t you be booking a flight? Planning your trip?” Um, do you even know me? Planning? We don’t need no stinkin’ planning. 582 more words

Travel

The Food of the Gods

(Another activity I meant to write about back in, oh, May.  I never claimed to be efficient.)

We are Story of the World users.  Sometimes we do the suggested activities, sometimes not.   695 more words

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