Sur le Web, ces 30 derniers jours

lundi 23 mai 2016

  • Coffins Discovered at Scottish School
    EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND—The outlines of at least nine coffins have been discovered on the grounds of a primary school in the town of Leith, north of Edinburgh. The discovery was made as part of an excavation in advance of new building construction, which also turned up a lone skeleton earlier this (...)

  • Industrial Revolution-Era Burials Found In England
    LEEDS, ENGLAND—Excavations at the site of a future shopping center in Leeds have revealed the burials of at least 28 people, mainly children, who died between 1797 and 1848. The Yorkshire Evening Post reports that analysis of the remains shows that the people were in extremely poor health and (...)

  • Egyptian Spells Deciphered
    OXFORD, ENGLAND—Two newly deciphered papyri from Egypt dating to the third century A.D. contain spells that deal with love and control, according to a report from Discovery News. The papyri, which were written in Greek, were discovered as part of a larger cache more than 100 years ago in (...)

  • Castle Unearthed In Wales
    CAERNARFON, WALES—Archaeologists in northern Wales have unearthed the remains of a small medieval castle, reports the North Wales Chronicle. A team lead by Jane Kenny of the Gwynedd Archaeological Trust spent two years working at the site, known as Han Gastell, which had previously been supposed (...)

  • Graham Hancock Blasts Ancient Astronauts; Plus: Were the Nephilim Really Volcanoes?
    This morning Graham Hancock announced that he is working on a “lengthy article” taking down the ancient astronaut theory, particularly that of Zecharia Sitchin. It would seem that Hancock is getting a bit upset that Ancient Aliens is driving a fringe history conversation he thinks he should be (...)

  • Osmanagić wins the Award for Contribution to the Research of Pyramids
    Award “Amelia B. Edwards“ for contribution to the research of pyramids and spreading of knowledge about pyramids around the world was presented to the discoverer of the Bosnian pyramids, Dr. Semir Osmanagić. The award was presented to Osmanagić within the first international scientific conference (...)

  • Guide to the classics: The Histories, by Herodotus
    It is easy to see why Herodotus’ Histories may seem overwhelming. Too much is going on, right from the start. We have only just embarked on the Histories’ central theme – the origins of the conflict...

  • Crucial interaction between fire and mankind explored in new research
    A pioneering team of international researchers have devised a 'manifesto for fire science' to explore the pivotal relationship that exists between mankind and fire, on a global stage.

  • Premiers résultats : La Bosnie compte 600.000 habitants en moins dont 235.000 Sarajeviens
    Les résultats préliminaires du recensement viennent de tomber. La Bosnie-Herzégovine a perdu quelque 600.000 habitants depuis 1991, ce qui s'explique par les conséquences de la guerre 1992-95 et l'émigration massive de la population. Selon les informations présentées mardi par l'Agence nationale des (...)

  • Les résultats du recensement, une nouvelle crise politique en perspective
    Les résultats du recensement réalisé en octobre 2013 en Bosnie-Herzégovine devrait enfin être publiés en juillet prochain. La base de calcul et la méthodologie sont contestées par les autorités de la Republika Srpska qui d'ores et déjà annoncent de nouvelles politiques dans le pays. Après deux ans de (...)

dimanche 22 mai 2016

samedi 21 mai 2016

  • Review of Ancient Aliens S11E03 "The Next Humans"
    On a day when rejected History Channel personalities J. Hutton Pulitzer (once of Curse of Oak Island) and Scott F. Wolter (of America Unearthed) teamed up to launch their own private on-demand TV programming because they said they were just too smart for cable TV, it is a bit difficult to argue (...)

vendredi 20 mai 2016

  • U.S. Returns Christopher Columbus Letter to Italy
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—In 1493, after his initial voyage, Christopher Columbus wrote a letter to his patrons, Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain, which was reprinted and distributed to spread information about the New World. According to a report in Live Science, a joint American-Italian investigation (...)

  • Angkor-Era Kiln Excavated in Cambodia
    PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA—According to The Cambodia Daily, Phon Kaseka, director of archaeology at the Royal Academy of Cambodia, is leading the excavation of one of 69 known kiln sites near Cheung Ek Lake that produced water jugs, cooking pots, vases, boxes, and ritual objects. During the wet (...)

  • Artifacts Mark the Spot of Possible First San Antonio Mission
    SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS—City archaeologist Kay Hindes says that there were two missions before the Alamo, which was built by Spanish missionaries in 1724. “There were three locations of Mission San Antonio de Valero,” she said in a News 4 San Antonio report. The first site dates to 1718 and was only in (...)

  • Pyramids force us to change our understanding of history
    I was very fortunate to be part of the Global Pyramid Conference held this past weekend in Chicago Illinois. This event was not just focused on the most famous Egyptian pyramids, but on pyramids that have been found and studied all over the world from Central America to China and everything in (...)

  • BREAKING NEWS: Scott Wolter and J. Hutton Pulitzer Join Forces to Launch New Multimedia Company
    There is breaking news from the world of fringe history. Earlier today onetime CueCat inventor J. Hutton Pulitzer announced that his “Investigating History” branded media products were joining forces with forensic geologist Scott Wolter of the recently cancelled America Unearthed and Pirate (...)

  • Archaeologist and Skeptic Rebecca Bradley Discusses Pseudo-Archaeology
    I’ve noticed that there is a pretty steep drop off in blog readership on Friday, particularly when Ancient Aliens is set to air later that same day, so I’m toying with some ideas for how to repurpose Fridays to make them more useful or at least rebalance the work-to-readership ratio. I’m not sure (...)

  • Hidden Archeology
    Originally aired in 1996 by NBC, the Host Charlton Heston points out the Bias against Anti-Darwinian Historians and Anthropologists. These are follow up interviews with some of the Greatest Scientists on the cutting edge of breaking the back of the current Paradigm that man crossed the land (...)

  • "Mythical" Chimera found in Turkish mountains using Google Earth!
    Now I really want to share this discovery. It might be dangerous area to visit, but maybe you have time to help prove that mythology is REAL!  I believe I've discovered the Chimera of Greek mythology on Google Earth, it's fossilized in the mountains in Turkey right where the ancient (...)

  • Did you know? In London is a park dedicated to the otherwise forgotten heroic acts of self sacrifice
    In 1900, the park became the location for George Frederic Watts’s Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice, a memorial to ordinary people who died while saving the lives of others and who might otherwise be...

jeudi 19 mai 2016

  • Port Arthur Prison Yard Yields Convicts' Artifacts
    PORT ARTHUR, AUSTRALIA—Excavation of the exercise yard at the Port Arthur penitentiary building, a World Heritage site in Tasmania, has yielded artifacts related to the convicts’ leisure time. “The key thing about this space was keeping the convict population healthy; as if they are healthy then (...)

  • Painted Medieval Church Walls Discovered in Northern Sudan
    WARSAW, POLAND—A team from the Center of Mediterranean Archaeology at the University of Warsaw is excavating the Church of Raphael, part of a royal complex of buildings at the site of Dongola, the capital of Makuria—a medieval kingdom located in what is now northern Sudan. The church’s pulpit was (...)

  • 16th-Century Altar Cloth May Have Been Queen’s Skirt Panel
    HEREFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND—Experts from Historic Royal Palaces examined a richly embroidered altar cloth kept in a glass case at St. Faith’s Church, Bacton, and determined that it dates to the late sixteenth century. Tradition has associated the cloth with Bacton native Blanche Parry, who had a (...)

  • L. A. Marzulli Claims Peruvian Cyclopean Architecture Was Built by "Pre-Flood" Giants
    Yesterday a TV producer contacted me to ask about giants. I won’t share her name, but I will tell you that her credits include Toddlers and Tiaras, Dancing with the Stars, and Wahlburgers, along with some generally low end history shows from many years ago. She wouldn’t tell me what the show (...)

  • Burial sites show how Nubians, Egyptians integrated communities thousands of years ago
    New bioarchaeological evidence shows that Nubians and Egyptians integrated into a community, and even married, in ancient Sudan, according to new research from a Purdue University anthropologist.

  • Excavations Underway at England’s Roman Baths
    BATH, ENGLAND—Archaeologists excavating rarely seen areas of the Roman Baths under York Street and Swallow Street have found traces of red-painted plaster on the outside wall of the Great Bath. According to a report in The Bath Chronicle, the building may have been painted that color during the (...)

mercredi 18 mai 2016

  • Nilometer Discovered in Ancient Egyptian City
    MANOA, HAWAII—Workmen building a water pumping station in the ancient Egyptian city of Thmuis uncovered a nilometer that was probably constructed in the third century B.C., during the reign of the Ptolemies. A nilometer was a device used by the ancient Egyptians to calculate the water level of (...)

  • Scientists Assess Skulls in Prehistoric and Modern Populations
    RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA—Cribra orbitalia (CO), a condition in which the bone inside the eye sockets becomes porous, can be caused by iron deficiency anemia and is often used by anthropologists to assess the health and diet of prehistoric populations. It had been thought that this condition might (...)

  • Decorated Human Jaw Unearthed in Mexico
    CORVALLIS, OREGON—Live Science reports on the ongoing study of a 1,300-year-old carved and painted human mandible discovered in a ceremonial area at the Zapotec site of Dainzú-Macuilxó, located in southern Mexico. The jawbone is thought to have been worn as a pendant. The excavation team also (...)

  • Is the Kensington Rune Stone Related to the Masonic Select Master Degree through a Number Code?
    I must admit to being a bit surprised by the apparently good news I read today in Bloomberg News about the changes coming to National Geographic as a result of its takeover by Rupert Murdoch. According to the report, the National Geographic Channel’s tabloid trash had long been National (...)

  • DR. OSMANAGIĆU URUČENA NAGRADA “AMELIA B. EDWARDS” U ČIKAGU
    U američkoj metropoli Čikagu, u državi Illinois, održana je od 13.-15. maja 2016. prva međunarodna naučna konferencija pod nazivom “Global Pyramid Conference” uz učešće predavača iz deset zemalja. Drugog dana konferencije, organizatori su uručili prvu nagradu “Amelia B. Edwards” za 2016. godinu pronalazaču (...)

  • New Thoughts on Europe’s Ancient Music
    CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA—Billy Ó Foghlú of Australian National University says that horns played in southern India today are almost identical to those from Iron-Age Europe. “The musical traditions of south India, with horns such as the kompu, are a great insight into musical cultures in Europe’s (...)

mardi 17 mai 2016

  • Lead Levels Reveal History of Water System in Naples
    NAPLES, ITALY—An international team of archaeologists from CNRS, the University of Glasgow, the University of Southampton, and the University of Naples Federico II, tested core samples from a nearly 20-foot deep deposit of sediments in the ancient port of Naples to study the effect of the (...)

  • 5,000-Year-Old Kurgan Excavated in Turkey
    ISTANBUL, TURKEY—Archaeologists have excavated “the first and oldest 5,000-year-old kurgan-style tomb that has been discovered and completely unearthed in Turkey,” according to the excavation report from The Istanbul Archaeology Museum quoted in The Hurriyet Daily News. The circular mound sat over (...)

  • Archaeologists Examine The Curtain Theater in London
    LONDON, ENGLAND—The Guardian reports that archaeologists from the Museum of London Archaeology have excavated the well-preserved remains of The Curtain, a sixteenth-century theater where Shakespeare performed as an actor. They found a rectangular building that could have held about 1,000 people, (...)

  • British Museum launches first major exhibition of underwater archaeology
    The British Museum is to stage a major exhibition on two lost Egyptian cities and their recent rediscovery by archaeologists beneath the Mediterranean seabed.

  • Lewis Spence, Revolution in Atlantis, and Scottish Nationalism
    Since there is so much material about Atlantis that has been published over the centuries, I can hardly be said to have read it all. That’s why old Atlantis literature still has the ability to surprise me. I picked up Lewis Spence’s 1943 book The Occult Sciences in Atlantis, and I was by turns (...)

  • Research finds skull condition thought extinct is actually widespread
    Some forensic anthropologists thought the skull condition called cribra orbitalia (CO) was a thing of the past - but new research from North Carolina State University and the University of the...

  • Mysterious Stone Spheres found on Russian Champ Island
    Only brave ones decide to go on a adventure, this is why only such people come upon some interesting things. In the far cold Arctic, on the Russian Champ Island, Franz Josef Land archipelago a group of researchers have found dozen mysterious ball-shaped stones. These perfectly round spheres can (...)

  • Archaeologists reveal initial findings from detailed excavation at Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre
    Archaeologists from MOLA today unveil their initial findings from the detailed excavation of The Curtain Theatre, in London’s Shoreditch. Archaeologists have revealed that the theatre appears to be a...

  • Lead pollution reveals the ancient history of Naples
    During the construction of a new underground line, archaeological excavations were carried out in the ancient, long-buried port of Naples.

lundi 16 mai 2016

  • Stones May Mark Site of 18th-Century British Fort
    HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA—CBC Canada reports that researchers from Saint Mary’s University uncovered traces of what could be an eighteenth-century British fort at the site of the Lunenburg Academy. The professors and adult students first conducted a geophysical survey of the area where historical (...)

  • Second-Century Military Barracks Unearthed in Rome
    ROME, ITALY—The construction of a subway line through the center of Rome has uncovered barracks for the Praetorian guards dating to the reign of Emperor Hadrian in the second century A.D., according to an announcement made by Italy’s Culture Ministry. Archaeologists have reportedly found a long (...)

  • Archaeologists Revisit Early Habitation Site in Florida
    TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA—Evidence suggesting that humans lived in northwestern Florida more than 14,000 years ago has been re-examined by an international team of scientists, who also conducted an additional excavation. In 1983, stone artifacts and butchered mastodon remains were discovered at the (...)

  • Roman Cargo Discovered in Caesarea Harbor
    CAESAREA, ISRAEL—The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has announced the discovery of cargo from a Late-Roman period shipwreck in the ancient harbor of Caesarea by recreational divers. The ship had been carrying bronze statues, coins, and iron anchors, all thought to have been slated for (...)

  • Hidden Archeology
    Originally aired in 1996 by NBC, the Host Charlton Heston points out the Bias against Anti-Darwinian Historians and Anthropologists. These are follow up interviews with some of the Greatest Scientists on the cutting edge of breaking the back of the current Paradigm that man crossed the land (...)

  • MARESHA PEĆINE
    Piše: dr. Semir Osmanagić Maresha, Izrael, april 2016. Otac Zeeva, Yehushua Ben Arie, čuveni izraelski arheolog, je, prije nekoliko decenija, istraživao Beit Guvrin pećine, u središnjem Izraelu. U to doba nekoliko teorija bilo je prisutno koje su objašnjavale njihov postanak. Danas je uglavnom (...)

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Bêtisier 14

samedi 12 juillet 2014

De Dominique Jongbloed, à propos des analyses pour lesquelles il réclame 10 000 euros à ses fans :

La présidente de NORDSUD INSTITUTE propose de soumettre également les frais de laboratoires au gouvernement de Bosnie-Herzégovine ... Comme un fan avisé l’a dit quelque part dans les pages :" après tout c’est surtout eux qui bénéficieront des retombées économiques"...

Oui, bien sûr... Coût estimé des inondations et glissements de terrain en Bosnie : 2 milliards d’euros (http://balkans.courriers.info/article25149.html). Ils n’auront sûrement rien de plus pressé que de payer des analyses de cailloux dont tous les géologues locaux ont déjà confirmé qu’il s’agissait de grès ou de conglomérat...

Bêtisier 13

mercredi 11 décembre 2013

De Dominique Jongbloed, "l’Aventurier", sur sa page Facebook, à propos des "fréquences" décelées autour des "pyramides" de Bosnie :

"On ne sait pas si la fréquence électromagnétique est [...] une sorte d’amplification de la partie électromagnétique de l’onde ultrasonore !!"

Bêtisier 12 : la preuve par l’absence

mardi 26 mars 2013

De Jacques Grimault, auteur du film "La Révélation des Pyramides", parlant de "l’écriture des chiffres" léguée selon lui aux hommes par les mystérieux "bâtisseurs" des pyramides :

C’est parce que ces prêtres écrivaient uniquement dans le sable, l’argile ou sur des tablettes de cire lorsqu’ils s’entretenaient de choses sacrées et secrètes, qu’elle n’a pas pu être observée d’un point de vue documentaire dans les fouilles éthno-archéologiques

C’est vrai après tout, on n’a jamais retrouvé qu’à peine plus de 500 000 tablettes d’argile ou de cire antiques...

Bêtisier 11

lundi 2 mai 2011

De Mensur Omerbashich, roi de Bosnie et autres terres :

"Il est ici démontré que la gravité est une vibration mécanique répulsive de l’éther, ce qui signifie que les expériences de détection de l’éther ne sont pas encore assez sensibles."

"Pour tester ma théorie je propose qu’une mission spatiale aille collecter sur place des mesures des periodes propres du Soleil, de ses planètes et de leurs satellites."