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The Tiwanaku Civilization in Bolivia

Tiwanaku is an ancient civilization whose timeline came and went, leaving behind mega monuments that have mathematical design and construction. Considered by some the oldest city in the world, much of Tiwanaku’s creation defies the laws of physics and mathematics even by today’s standards. 280 more words

History

Evidence for Earth's Prior Technological Species

If a previous spacefaring species existed in our Solar System, how could we find evidence of it? This is the question that Associate Professor Jason T. 437 more words

Ancient Civilization

El Mundo Maya

With Cenotes, the Carribean and blue lagoons in my rear mirror, I headed toward the Maya heartland. Different epochs of Maya apogees can be identified, each with distinct power and cultural centers and city states striving for dominance. 542 more words

General

Ctesiphon: Fallen city of Persian kings

The third-century Persian monument Taq Kasra (also transcribed as Taq-i Kisra, Taq-e Kesra meaning Iwan of Khosrow) or Arch of Ctesiphon, is the world’s largest brick vault. 971 more words

History & Heritage

Iraq Museum: Refuge for relics of the past

March 21 is a public holiday in Iraq to mark celebration of the Kurdish New Year – Nowruz. This year, the Iraqi government declared Thursday, March 22 also a public holiday. 1,084 more words

History & Heritage