Did the Ancients Really Believe the World Is Flat?

| February 5, 2011

The mind has lost its cutting edge, we hardly understand the Ancients. — GrĂ©goire de Tours, AD 500s [Hamlet’s Mill, pg 10] The lazy word “evolution” had blinded us to the real complexities of the past. — authors of Hamlet’s Mill, pg 69. Over at Untwist History, we discuss the “vulgar error” that Columbus finally […]

Are Egyptian Antiquities Safe?

| February 2, 2011

The world holds its collective breath as politically seismic events erupt in Egypt, home to some of history’s most unique and valuable antiquities, including the Great Pyramid complex. Looters have already damaged important antiquities in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. According to Global Post, the army is now securing museums and the main pyramids. See […]