Wither Windows

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A remarkable revolution has been occurring as the influence of smart phones increases. At the beginning of 2009 Microsoft Windows virtually monopolised access to the internet with their Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems. However, since 2009, each successive … Continue reading

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Justinian’s Raging Bulls

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The Plague of Justinian has been associated with the extreme weather events of 535–536 AD which [in its turn] has been associated with “debris from space impacting the Earth”. The extreme weather events of 535–536 were the most severe and … Continue reading

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Ragnarok: The Age of Fire and Gravel

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Ignatius Donnelly was [amongst other things] a Catastrophist who [like Immanuel Velikovsky 70 years later] wasn’t destined to become an Authorised Academic Oracle. Ignatius Loyola Donnelly (November 3, 1831 – January 1, 1901) was a U.S. Congressman, populist writer, and … Continue reading

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Denver Dust Bowl

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A lot of sand gets blown around in Colorado. Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is a United States National Park located in the San Luis Valley, in the easternmost parts of Alamosa County and Saguache County, Colorado, United … Continue reading

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Gary Gilligan: Extraterrestrial Sands

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Gary Gilligan confronts facts the mainstream prefers to ignore and asks questions the mainstream really don’t want to answer. In 2007 he asked: Why did the Egyptians depict the Sun as a red disk? It matters little where Re’s symbol … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Gary Gilligan

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Sand (and sandstone) formations display a range of colours from white to deep red and include yellows, reddish yellows, browns and buff. For example, the Saharan and Arabian deserts are mainly yellow and red. Depending on the light, dune sands … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Louis Hissink

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Historical revisionism has identified a chronological and archaeological problem of post-Roman times where according, to some, 700 years of stratigraphic evidence is missing from the archaeological strata (Heinsohn various articles etc). Others propose an outright falsification of history (Heribert Illig), … Continue reading

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The Wroxeter Chronicles: Losing The Legion

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The regular narrative implies a Roman fortress was maintained in Wroxeter for 30 years. Viroconium was established about AD 58 as a fortified camp (castra) for the Legio XIV Gemina during their invasion of Wales. … The 14th Legion was … Continue reading

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The Wroxeter Chronicles: Legions, Lead and Lunacy

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The Roman Conquest of Britain was all about precious metals. Mining was one of the most prosperous activities in Roman Britain. Britain was rich in resources such as copper, gold, iron, lead, salt, silver, and tin, materials in high demand … Continue reading

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The Wroxeter Chronicles: The Lost Roman City

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Once upon a time Wroxeter was just a sleepy Shropshire village with a Roman wall. About five miles and a-half from Shrewsbury, close upon the banks of the river Severn, stands the little village of Wroxeter, consisting of a church, … Continue reading

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Antarctic Guide to the First Millennium

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There is no official mainstream historical narrative for Antarctica during the 1st millennium because [so we are told] Antarctica was only discovered in 1820. In 1820, several expeditions claimed to have been the first to have sighted the ice shelf … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Louis Hissink

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One of the problems with ice core data is working out how quickly deposited snow becomes buried. Ice is peculiar in that, unlike silicate sediments such as clays and silts, it undergoes physical phase transformations that complicates subsequent stratigraphical analysis. … Continue reading

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Greenland Guide to the First Millennium

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The archaeological narrative for Greenland in the 1st Millennium is essentially one long hiatus [aka lacuna aka void] that is only disturbed by the error bars of radiocarbon dating. The mainstream historical narrative only begins after the Heinsohn Horizon with … Continue reading

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Irish Guide to the First Millennium

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In Europe it’s now possible to recalibrate the Irish Oaks Δ14C chronology for the 1st Millennium using my trusty digitised Japanese Cedar Isotopic Tree Thermometer. An initial comparison of the Japanese and Irish chronologies doesn’t appear very promising but there … Continue reading

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Digitised Japanese Isotopic Tree Thermometer

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In 1994 Charles Ginenthal highlighted some of the fundamental problems associated with the Conflicting Chronologies produced by the mainstream Settled Scientists. In retrospect, we find that the tree ring record is contradicted by the coral record, which is contradicted by … Continue reading

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North American Guide to the First Millennium

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After my journey through 1st Millennium Mesoamerica it seems appropriate to make a detour through the United States and Canada to check the performance of my trusty Japanese Isotopic Tree Thermometer [and its three 1st Millennium outlier events] against the … Continue reading

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Mesoamerican Guide to the First Millennium

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Researching European History during the 1st Millennium is fraught with difficulties because the historical narrative was originally written by the Machiavellian Monasteries before being transmogrified [as require] to suit the needs of the Meddling Monarchies and the Anaemic Academics. Working … Continue reading

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Burned House Syndrome

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Occasionally I stumble across examples of the Mainstream Mindset that leave me wondering whether I should laugh of cry. In this wonderful example of the Mainstream Mindset it appears that for 4,000 years there was “a widespread and long-lasting tradition” … Continue reading

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William Betham – Round Towers Resolved: Origins

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This posting focuses upon on the origins and associations of the Round Towers of Ireland that William Betham determined were “sepulchral mausolea, like those of India and Italy” Cremation, so far as history informs us, never obtained as a mode … Continue reading

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Newgrange Dog and Pony Show

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The well practised Magicians of Irish Archaeology have successfully drawn their audience’s attention away from the spectacular Round Towers of Ireland by turning the Newgrange monument into an eye-catching Dog and Pony Show that they breathlessly assert is “older than … Continue reading

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