Category Archives: History

Alaskan Muck: Body of Evidence

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It’s generally agreed frozen muck is “interesting”. Advertisements

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Alaskan Muck: Gravel and Gold

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In Yorkshire they say: Where there’s muck there’s brass. In Alaska they know: Where there’s muck there’s gold.

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Alaskan Muck: The Missing Trees

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When academics have a really big problem they break it down into smaller parts because smaller fragments are easier to sweep under the carpet and push down the back of the sofa.

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Mendenhall Glacier

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The blue ice of Mendenhall has produced more than it’s fair share of red faces.

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Hecker Horizon: Konrad von Megenberg

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The Black Death story succumbs to shaking, suffocation and sand in Germany.

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Hecker Horizon: Ho Ho Ho History

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Tracing the ancestry of Father Christmas involves some black-face Morris Dancers, William the Conqueror, Julius Caesar, the reign of Jam and some New Year’s Day continuity problems.

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Pop Goes The Measles

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It’s time to snap on the rubber gloves and delve into the measles headlines.

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Fire and Brimstone

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Some academic topics are edited to remove anything shocking, electrifying or illuminating while other topics are cynically manipulated to support false fire-and-brimstone narratives.

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Fiery Trigons: Fire Birds

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There is one abiding mystery associated with Johannes Kepler’s Fiery Trigons.

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Fiery Trigons: 3rd Millennium Prognosis

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Esoteric astrology and modern astronomy are combined to create a long range weather forecast.

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Fiery Trigons: 1st Millennium Diagnosis

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Can Johannes Kepler’s esoteric astrology provide 1st millennium insights?

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Fiery Trigons: Great Mutation Cycle

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Kepler’s chart collects another curious climate cycle coincidence.

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Chicago Transit Authority

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1969 seems like a long time ago…

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Fiery Trigons: Great Conjunctions

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Could Kepler’s chart contain the key to climate cycles?

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Fiery Trigons: Kepler’s Supernova

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Serendipity supplies a surprise solution to the daytime sightings of Venus mystery.

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Korean Horizons

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The good news about the Korean Annals is that they appear to contain unadulterated data.

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Yi Tae-jin Treasure

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Louis Hissink has unearthed a treasure chest stuffed full of precious observational data that was analysed and aggregated by Yi Tae-jin [College of Humanities, Seoul National University].

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Hecker Horizon: Chasing The Dragon

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The Double Gleissberg Cycle of 155 ± 11 years is a novel historical yardstick.

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Hecker Horizon: Enter The Dragon

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Sometimes spreadsheets supply several shocks.

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Hecker Horizon: Eclipse Canon

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The Hecker Horizon narrative suggests the Earth likes to rock and roll and that gradualism is more akin to domestic science than hard science.

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