Archeology is a profession in which individuals study the old remains of certain artifacts. These artifacts are discovered after a lot of research and studying. An archeologist can literally predict an upcoming fossil in the path and often dates back the origination of anything associated to the discovery being made.
Bizarre Discoveries – Outstanding Controversies
Archeological discoveries worldwide attract a lot of attention. Many individuals love learning or hearing about these discoveries. However some archeological findings are very rare and hard to believe. Have a look at the most controversial and bizarre archeological findings of all times. These artifacts have been found from all over the globe by different people and grasped a lot of attention.
1. Map of the Creator – Origination
In 1999, this artifact found was approximately 5 feet high, 3.5 feet wide, .5 feet thick, and weighs at least a ton. The stone was investigated and determined to be some sort of three-dimensional relief map of the Ural Region.
2. Piri Reis Map – The Ultimate Map
Many ancient artifacts were found during the building’s reorganization and the Piri Reis map was discovered. The map drew immediate attention as it was one of the earliest maps of America, and the only 16th century map that shows South America in its proper longitudinal position with Africa. The map is drawn on gazelle skin!
3. Horned Human Skull – The Devil’s Child
In Pennsylvania, mysterious bones structures were found which appeared to be of men, but had horns above the eyebrows, scientist discovered they were from somewhere between 1200 A.D
4. Aluminum Wedge of Aiud – The Metal Hammer
The Aluminum Wedge of Aiud is a wedge-shaped object The alloy of the wedge is composed of 12 different elements.
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Mexico is a country in the Northern America filled with natural beauty amidst a great historical background. To enter Mexico you are not required to go through a long visa process, in fact people from America and Canada don’t even require one at all. One only needs a government tourist card to visit Mexico for more than three days. It is due to the policies of the current Mexican government, which is Pro-American.
The government is trying its best to make Mexico as a tourist’s experience, hassle free and enjoyable. It is no doubt a great place for fun activities and for relaxing.
Mode of Transportation:
A tourist can take almost any mode of transport for travelling from United States of America to Mexico. They can drive through the designated entry routes, or even travel on a plane. One can even travel by train, taxi or bus, depending on convenience and most importantly on the directives of the travel related authorities. Consulting these authorities is essential to ensure safety.
Americans have a second home in the form of Mexico. They can even use their currency, the United States Dollar (USD $) in Mexico. They can even get their credit, debit or ATM cards processed in Mexico, in same way as they used to get them processed in America.
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Caves are one of the most interesting and unique of natural phenomena. They can form anywhere deep under the ground or in mountains. These caves are a home to many wonderful and exotic species of animals as and insects.
The World Is The Canvas – Nature’s Beauty
The caves found all over the world take several millions of years to completely form themselves. These caves can only exist when a natural force maintains them. Have a look at some of the most amazing and epic caves in the world. They are found in the most remote of regions and will thrill your spine.
1. The Cave of Crystals – Mexican Beauty
The Cave of Crystals is located in Mexico. It has the largest Crystal deposits in the entire world. This cave is located almost 350 meters deep underground and is home to Gypsum beams of as long as 30 meters. This cave is located in the Naica Mountains. Large and notable deposits of Lead, Gold Copper and Silver are located here.
2. Waitomo Glow Worms – The Shining Cave
This amazing cave is located in New Zealand. It has large Glow Worms attached to its rooftop and walls which gives a glowing texture to this mesmerizing place. The cave is very famous and a lot of tourists visit it for its unique appearance. It is one of the most beautiful caves on the planet.
3. Majlis Al-Jinn – The Cave of Wonders
The Majlis Al-Jinn cave is located in Oman. This cave was discovered in 1983 by a geologist named Davidson. It is one of the most deep and fearful of caves ever. Its depth is as much as 1600 meters and it takes extremely skillful and professional hands to land down.
4. Eisriesenwelt Ice Caves – The Perfect Spot
Located in Austria, these Ice Caves are the largest in the world ever. These caves stretch for as much as 40 kilometers in the mountains of Tennengebirge. The caves are beautifully carved by nature and give a very pleasant and heart throbbing look to them.
5. The Cave of the Ghost - Venezuela
These caves are one of the largest and brilliant wonders of nature. These caves are so gigantic that even helicopters can comfortably fly through it.
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Nature always finds a way to show us it has the ultimate power and authority. These sinkholes are a proof that some things can never change. Man does not possess the power to find nature and combat its wrath. All we can do is stay safe and work towards the conservation of nature.
They Can Happen Anywhere & Anytime
Here are the most famous of Pits and Sinkholes ever found on Earth. They have been formed because of the deformation of landscape. Several factors contribute to the formation of this natural phenomenon. Have a look and see how large these things are.
1. Fury of Nature – Why It Can’t Be Challenged
This is one of the most world famous Sinkholes. It opened in Lisbon, Portugal. Very unfortunately, the location where it opened caused a bus to fall inside it. This sinkhole appeared in the year 2003.
2. When Mother Earth Slips Under Your Feet
Here is another sinkhole which emerged in the city of Guatemala. Experts have predicted that the primary cause why this sinkhole was formed is because of heavy rainfall and the softening of underground soil.
3. Deep In the Ground
Here is another sinkhole formed in Florida. The city of mulberry became another victim of this 56 meter deep sinkhole. This cavity was formed while a national company was working to extract Phosphate from the ground.
4. Winter Park Sinkhole – Florida
This Sinkhole was formed after Swimming Pools reportedly leaked water underground. Water is one of the main factors which contribute to the formation of sinkholes. These sinkholes are filled in with loose soil which can easily shift place once it is disturbed.
5. Picher`s Sinkhole – Oklahoma
Picher is literally full of several sinkholes. The mineral department has left several scars on the ground by excessive mining for Zinc and Lead.
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California is considered to be a pretty great place to visit. There are plenty of wonderful tourist attractions. However it is best if you stay for a few days and then be on your way. The reason is simple that there are plenty of dangers lurking if you are living in California. It is best to stay clear.
The Governor of the State:
The present governor of the state is none other than the terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger. And he is widely believed to have reverted to his alter ego in recent times. California has faced many problems during his reign and the most pressing one has been the deteriorating economic conditions.
The state of California has far more expenses than it makes up in revenues. The solution would be to raise the taxes but the only problem is that the tax rates are already too high for the state. In nation wide tax categories, California is ranked 2nd in income taxes, 13th in sales taxes and 8th in corporate taxes. Overall it is ranked 6th.
Falling into the Ocean:
There is a widespread belief that the state of California will fall off into the ocean as a result of a major earthquake. This is just a theory and no scientific data supports it so far. Still, many believe that the state will break off from the whole country and sink into the ocean.
Release of Prisoners:
In recent times, a great number of prisoners have been released due to budget constraints. Many sick and elderly prisoners have been released. Also, others with minor offences have gone free as well.
Faults with Liberal Culture:
California is home to many cultures and accepts alternative lifestyles. It is liberal to a large extent and not religious at all.
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If you visit any new country, you have to taste their national drink also. Many countries have their famous beers and wines but here is the list of different drink which is particularly related to a specific place:
1. Czech Absinthe
This drink is the most popular drink introduced by the best wine makers of Czech Republic. This drink was banned in 1800s because of the increase of violent crimes in different areas of the country. But it still maintains its best position as it is the bestselling drink there. It is made from the leaves and flowers of wormwood plant.
2. Bulgarian Rakia
Rakia can be made from the sweet juice of grapes, plums, pears or cherries. Its manufactures make a wide range of this drink in summer season because of the excess availability of all these fruits. It meets best with your finance and taste.
3. Japanese Sake
One of the most amazing facts about this drink is that it is made from rice. It has very sweet taste just like wine but it is also available in other sour tastes. In japan, it becomes the important part of different meeting, ceremonies and other night parties.
4. Mexican Tequila
Another extremely tasty and most drunk liquid is tequila which is made by cactus plant. It is usually taken with lemon, salt, orange or cinnamon by people of different areas just according to their taste. But in Mexico, people love to take it straight.
5. Greek Ouzo
This drink is totally different from other drinks of sweet tastes. It has a very bitter taste but it end wildly. Read the full story
The traditional indigenous costume of Guatemala called traje is really very colorful dress in the America. Guatemala people are spread over many parts of the world but they do not keep on following their native dress. Still within the Guatemala local people remains on wearing their traditional costume proudly. These people speak specific or language Maya traje. In Guatemala there are nearly 12 different villages with 21 languages. So, the people of highland Maya are clearly identified by their charming and decorated costumes.
Costume of Nebaj Town
The women of Nebaj town wear the most remarkable costume in Guatemala. Their traditional wear is red skirt and a woven belt called “faja”. The skirt has two yellow stripes on both sides. The blouse is decorated with heavy embroidery. The women of Nebaj wrap their complete hairs skillfully with a colorful woven cloth hair dress. The men wear an open jacket called “chaqueta” and a hat made of palm straw along with western-style pants.
Costume of Santiago Atitlan Town
As the town of Santiago is located near lake so the main task and source of income of the Santiago people is fishing, boating, gathering reeds, and other activities related to the lake. Relative to their work men of Santiago wear short pants with a yellow hat made of palm straw. Their women wear a blouse of white cloth embroidered with multi colored figures of animals, birds and flowers. However, mainly purple-striped are made.
Costume of Aguacatan Town
The women of Aguacatan town wear the most beautiful headdress among the clothing of women’s in many Highland Maya towns. The head wrap is made up of a 2-3 inch wide cloth heavily embroidery with brocaded designs, and at the end there is a large fringe. Read the full story