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with luck, balls are better than brains

Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an explorer, colonizer, and navigator, born in the Republic of Genoa, in what is today northwestern Italy.[2][3][4][5] Under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, he completed four … Continue reading

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New Light on Human Prehistory in the Arabo-Persian Gulf Oasis Jeffrey I. Rose Jeffrey I. Rose is a Research Fellow in the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity at the University of Birmingham (Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom [jeffrey.i.rose@gmail.com]). The emerging … Continue reading

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the place to be in the event of an economic collapse

Published on Jan 24, 2013 The Dollar Vigilante’s Jeff Berwick is back chatting about a myriad of economic and stock market-related issues with Cambridge House Live’s anchor, Bridgitte Anderson. Taped at Cambridge House International’s Vancouver Resource Investment Conference.

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bhavacakra

The bhavacakra (Sanskrit; Pali: bhavacakka; Tibetan: srid pa’i ‘khor lo) is a symbolic representation of samsara (or cyclic existence) found on the outside walls of Tibetan Buddhist temples and monasteries in the Indo-Tibet region. In the Mahayana Buddhist tradition, it is believed that the drawing was designed by … Continue reading

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Lake Agassiz

Lake Agassiz was an immense glacial lake located in the middle of the northern part of North America. Fed by glacial runoff at the end of the last glacial period, its area was larger than all of the modern Great … Continue reading

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Lake Vostok

Russian scientists are reporting success in their quest to drill into Lake Vostok, a huge body of liquid water buried under the Antarctic ice. It is the first time such a breakthrough has been made into one of the more … Continue reading

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Zea

Zea is a genus of grasses in the family Poaceae. Several species are commonly known as teosintes and are found in Mexico, Guatemala, and Nicaragua. There are five recognized species in the genus: Zea diploperennis, Zea perennis, Zea luxurians, Zea … Continue reading

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chichimeca

Chichimeca was the name that the Nahua peoples of Mexico generically applied to a wide range of semi-nomadic peoples who inhabited the north of modern-day Mexico and southwestern United States, and carried the same sense as the European term “barbarian“. … Continue reading

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Piedras Negras

Piedras Negras es una ciudad que se localiza al norte del estado mexicano de Coahuila. Su historia inicia en el siglo XIX cuando los primeros pobladores llegaban a la región. Actualmente se ha convertido en una ciudad próspera con una economía … Continue reading

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Weapons of Mass Destruction

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