Tag Archives: history

Sorghum – An Interesting Useful Plant

A wandering exploration of Sorghum, the 5th most produced grain in the world, with a bit on uses and more on growing conditions. Small historical perspectives added. Continue reading

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More on Middle East Drought, Cold, and California Drought

A quote of a long comment on WUWT and a pointer to an interesting site on ancient weather history at Stanford. 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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An Interesting Resource for Weather History vs Sunspots

Links to, and copy of, a very interesting Bibliography of climate / weather history including the LIA and some sunspot information. Continue reading

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The Moon’s Orbit is Wrong, It Can Change a Lot, And Tides Will Too

What we don’t know about time and tides, and the moon, could fill volumes. This is a bit we do know. It can make bigger tides than we know have, and that can change the global temperatures. This matters, and perhaps it has in the past, too. Continue reading

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Hekla-ing Egypt

Are historical patterns repeating to some extent? Is the Egypt / Hittite / Sea People / Canaan pattern shaping up for a repeat? Does Hekla play a role in that repeating dynamic? And can past “Intermediate Periods” give us a clue what happens when cold times, volcanoes, and political unrest mix in the region? Continue reading

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Is there A sea level?

There seems to be plenty of evidence that ‘sea level’ is not doing anything out of the ordinary at all, and that it was significantly higher as recently as 1000 years ago. Continue reading

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