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Astronomical Alignments of Some Ancient Structures

Introduction Ancient structures around the world are precisely aligned to the sun and stars. Some are lined up with the cardinal points but most are aligned to other astronomically significant…

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Pyramidal Temples of Borobudur

Even the meager remains of Indian and Indonesian pyramids that have survived from a relatively recent past are splendid enough to dazzle even the hardiest of skeptics. The fact that…

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Ancient Maya Temples Were Giant Loudspeakers?

Complexes may have used acoustic design to broadcast—and disorient. Centuries before the first speakers and subwoofers, ancient Americans—intentionally or not—may have been turning buildings into giant sound amplifiers and distorters…