Category Archives: History

News Bits and Misc. Stuff

I’m going to take the ‘saved links’ for several different things and put them in one posting. In some cases they don’t justify a posting on their own, in others it’s just more effective to “get ‘r done” than sit … Continue reading

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Where are the “Pillars Of Hercules”?

Can we properly define just where are the “Pillars of Hercules” and from that narrow down where Atlantis might have been? Is there some other reference to a land of similar sort and placement, but not part of the Atlantis story of Solon? I think so. Continue reading

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Summary On First Liquid Stone Experiment

After a year of aging in the corner, the results of a first very rough test of ‘liquid stone’ tech as it might have evolved from junk on an Egyptian trash heap near an embalming site or near a glass or clay working shop. Continue reading

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What Does Economic / Political Collapse Look Like?

An interesting write up of a perspective on the collapse of the FSU, and what an American collapse might expect, if similar. Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Russia

Is it useful to look at the present world stage through the lens of prior Empires? Continue reading

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