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Egypt's Daytime North Star

The so-called experts try to make the process of finding true north difficult. It is no big deal, the process is simple. The first thing that the surveyor would need to do is build a sundial. 2,882 more words


Eleanor's Stairway

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I made this scene that I finished this week, and instead of just make a video of the walk around I spend two days programming and adding sounds, effects and events around the scene. 237 more words


Following the sun

Last few months, I have been trying to understand the motion of the earth, concept of time, seasons, stars, constellations and how we perceive the skies from down here.  201 more words


Book Tour - Gnomon

Title: Gnomon
Author: Luchia Dertien
Release Date: September 1, 2015
Publisher: DSP Publications
Genre: Mystery/Suspense
Format: Ebook/Paperback

Emile Delaurier is a beautiful militant revolutionary, a living beacon of righteous justice for the world. 251 more words

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With a bright candy-cane stripe winding around its exterior, the lighthouse, set atop a little rise of sandy scrub, was as easy to spot as it was postcard-pretty. 981 more words



OK, I admit it. The only reason I went to Saint-Sulpice was because of The Da Vinci Code. As per the movie, the Church of Saint-Sulpice was built on the “Rose Line” or the world’s first prime meridian. 110 more words



Thales was the first of three philosophers of the Milesian School. The second one was Anaximander.  He is much more interesting than Thales. A lot of achievements are ascribed to him, namely the publishing of the first map of the world, the creation of the first mechanistic model of the world, and other considerable accomplishments about which we will talk below. 867 more words

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