Shaping Scotland In Two Shakes

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Ancient maps are frequently held in high esteem for their artistic qualities. But many observers simply dismiss the content of these ancient maps because modern maps are very different and very accurate. These differences are particularly stark when [for example] … Continue reading

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The Frisland Finesse: A Tale of Two Islands

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The Frisland Finesse is a few short sentences of duplicitous doublespeak originally concocted by the Divine Right Diviners and merrily endorsed [with a sly chuckle] by the Mainstream Hoax Meisters. Frisland, also called Frischlant, Friesland, Frislandia, or Fixland, is a … Continue reading

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Finding Frisland

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The Zeno Map [claimed to have been drafted in the 1390s] was first published in 1558. The Zeno map is a map of the North Atlantic first published in 1558 in Venice by Nicolo Zeno, a descendant of Nicolo Zeno, … Continue reading

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Iceland Goes South

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The history of Iceland includes a curious Riches to Rags sub-plot which [beginning around the 16th century] transforms Iceland into “one of the poorest countries in Europe”. The Middle Ages The Icelandic Commonwealth lasted until the 13th century, when the … Continue reading

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The Red Score: Otto von Sadovszky

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I’m grateful to remnant13 for introducing me to the work of Otto von Sadovszky. Otto J. von Sadovszky (July 3, 1925 – May 12, 2004) was a Hungarian American anthropologist who worked at California State University, Fullerton in southern California … Continue reading

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The Red Score: Greenland Gold

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One of the more lustrous treasures found in Greenland is gold. Similarly, deposits of coal, diamonds, and many metals – including silver, nickel, platinum, copper, molybdenum, iron, niobium, tantalum, uranium, and rare earths – are known to exist, but not … Continue reading

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The Red Score: The Baffin Crucible

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Patricia Sutherland is an archaeologist who makes judgements based upon the “evidence offered”. In temperate North America numerous finds have been proposed as evidence of a Norse presence, but none aside from L’Anse aux Meadows has achieved general scholarly acceptance. … Continue reading

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The Red Score: Copper Calls

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Cultures in Greenland have a nasty habit of disappearing overnight and for some inexplicably reason Greenland was officially bereft of inhabitants for 98.5% of the 1st millennium. However, in recent years, the mainstream has started to rationalise Greenland’s cultural heritage. … Continue reading

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The Red Score: Tin Talks

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The history of Iceland has a Discredited Documents and Anomalous Artefacts problem. That Nordic island was not colonized by Europeans before the 9th c., and, yet, it has Roman coins covered by dark earth: The coin of Probus [conventionally 276-282; … Continue reading

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The Red Score: The Frozen Trail

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Karl Hoenke and Myron Paine have suggested the Lenape migrated to America from Greenland. Leni Lenape originated in Greenland and migrated via Hudson Bay, Minnesota, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to coast during period c . AD 1000 to … Continue reading

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The Red Score: Daniel Brinton

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After the Deluge the Lenape abandoned their “land of snow” and began their search for “warmer lands” by journeying over a frozen, slippery, stone-hard, tidal sea. The modern mainstream [before they decided the Red Score was a fake] simply assumed … Continue reading

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The Red Score: The Migration

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After the Deluge the Lenape abandoned the “land of snow” in search of “warmer lands”. The Lenape migration began with a journey over the frozen, slippery, stone-hard, tidal sea. The waters having disappeared, the home of the tribe is described … Continue reading

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The Red Score: The Deluge

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The Deluge section of the Red Score is the remarkably powerful history of the Lenape people being “driven from their homes” to live huddled together in “hollow houses” whilst a murderous “mighty snake” brings devastating “rushing waters” that flow “between … Continue reading

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The Red Score: 96 Chieftains

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Whenever vacuous vestal virgins frantically run about in headless chicken mode it usually means some bad news has triggered their fight-or-flight response. If they also wave their arms about whilst bellowing Fake! Fraud! Fabricated! then they’ve received some really bad … Continue reading

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The Red Score: Shooting the Messenger

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There is a long tradition of shooting the messenger when they deliver bad news. “Shooting the messenger” is a metaphoric phrase used to describe the act of blaming the bearer of bad news. … An early literary citing of “shooting … Continue reading

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The Red Score: Every Picture Tells A Story

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If you encounter an inscribed rock whilst wandering along a river bank [looking for a place to fish] you might simply dismiss the inscriptions as unsightly graffiti. Alternatively, you might take a closer look and discover you’ve stumbled upon some … Continue reading

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35 Rattles and 1 Dummy

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In the weird and wacky world of American politics the Obama administration is [amongst other things] expelling 35 Russian diplomats over “election hacking allegations (that as yet have not been supported by any actual evidence)”. As promised (or threatened), the … Continue reading

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Windows Death Cross

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Originally the internet was dominated by personal computers running Microsoft Windows. But, as with all empires, it was doomed to failure. However, the speed of the collapse has been astounding. The problem for Microsoft is that their long standing policy … Continue reading

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Lieutenant Kizhe on Solzhenitsyn

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On the Eastern side of the Iron Curtain about 200,000 people were involved in the production, distribution and consumption of Samizdat “dissident” literature. Samizdat was a key form of dissident activity across the Soviet bloc in which individuals reproduced censored … Continue reading

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Lieutenant Kizhe

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Today I was introduced to the black comedy of a spelling mistake: Lieutenant Kizhe. Lieutenant Kijé or Kizhe (Russian: Пору́чик Киже́, translit. Poruchik Kizhe), originally Kizh (Киж), is the fictional protagonist of an anecdote about the reign of Emperor Paul … Continue reading

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