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Ancient catastrophe brought to life: How accurate Is Hollywood's "Pompeii"? - CBS News

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Ancient catastrophe brought to life: How accurate Is Hollywood's "Pompeii"?
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The new 3D "Pompeii" movie, in theaters Friday, Feb.
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Ancient Cities Developed in a Surprisingly Similar Way to Modern Ones

The same mathematical equations that describe patterns of modern urban sprawl are equally suited to explaining the development of ancient cities (#History #Science:#math model for development of ancient cities found to work for modern ones!
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This is a great article, with a clear message, showing the developments of cities. Ancient cities influenced modern cities and some modern cities are similar and easy to compare to ancient cities.

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Cards-N-Time Games: Ancient Greece - Shawnee News Star

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Cards-N-Time Games: Ancient Greece
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... world's collective memory of its history, and we race into the future not only ignoring but denying the influence of our past. Ancient Greek Olympics [1].
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When I look at photos or painting from ancient times in greece, the people look to be athletes. They are in incredible shape and the activities they take place in are still around today. I would have to agree it definitely had an influence on us as we continue into the future.

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Sochi: Proud City Cleans Up After Winter Olympics As The World Heads Home - Huffington Post Canada

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Us Magazine Sochi: Proud City Cleans Up After Winter Olympics As The World Heads Home Huffington Post Canada Look at what we got done," said Viktor Virchenko, a heavily mustachioed folk dancer from nearby Stanitsa Leningradskaya who was cheerfully...
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Whats interesting is the olympics dates back almost to ancient times. It is a great example of how the world has evolved. Just to see the structure and organization and try to think how it was done back in greek culture.

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10 Ancient Cities Still Around Today - Listverse

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I am fascinated by ancient history and the cities in which history played out. While the vast majority of the famous places from the past are now gone, a n (Loving Saylor's novel ROMA.
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U.S. City Wants to Become Sister City with Ancient Olympia | USA ...

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Colorado Springs, known as America's Olympic City, wants to pursue a Sister City relationship with Ancient Olympia, in Greece. Ancient Olympia is a city also known for its Olympic history, which is why the Mayor and the city ...
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I really like the idea of combing our modern day olympics to ancient time Olympia in greece. This is another example of how ancient cities have sculpted and made an impact on our modern cities today. It's always inspiring to date back and look at the events and in this articles case the olympic athletic history that has taken place in ancient Olympia!
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Religion ruined my childhood - Salon

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Sometimes we glued bits of old sea glass onto driftwood and called it crafts and our better efforts we hung on the wall because as our mother said, there wasn't a lot to do on Bonaire.
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Religion plays a major role in shaping a culture or community. I have seen people battle with religion and let it control their life all while being a borderline believing and not fully sure of what they really wanted to believe in themselves. They were most likely provoked by others or forced into certain beliefs.
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Cities – ancient and modern, big and small – follow same rules of ...

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“Without good models for understanding how they work and the benefits they provide, it's very hard to understand the role of cities in the history of civilization or to figure out what ancient cities can teach us about our present ...
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An ancient city can holds many elements of the past and way the future came to develop. This article did a good job in explaining the need to incorporate a good model in order to understand the significance an ancient city has on teaching us about the present.
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The Seven Lost Cities Of The World (20 pictures)

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The lost cities of the world were all once upon a time, great cities that belonged to great civilizations. But despite all their glory and power, none ...
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The Petra Jordan is amazing, a must see. The architecture and water design system is incredible. I really haven't seen anything like it before. All these cities are amazing to see.

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Headland history – changes what we know about the past - HeritageDaily

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By uniting these elements, Furness appears to epitomise many of the complex ideas behind a notion of England that is both very modern, and very old.
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Thoroughly Modern Americans: Exhibition features artwork from the Brooklyn ... - Winston-Salem Journal

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Thoroughly Modern Americans: Exhibition features artwork from the Brooklyn ...
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Realism art from today is something that is easily comparable to some ancient art. In my opinion some ancient artists were so particular in the way they performed their work they can easily be compared to the quality of art work seen today.

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The Devil and Philip Seymour Hoffman - CounterPunch

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The Devil and Philip Seymour Hoffman CounterPunch Most movie stars are the sorts of prime meat in their twenties and early thirties who end up on David Letterman's sofa talking about the cute things their pet schnauzer does and promoting their next...
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Very tragic. I wonder back in ancient times if people struggled with addiction. I know alcohol was around perhaps some drugs were around to. I wonder how people from ancient times dealt with there struggles.

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Ancient City Is Discovered Underwater, Will Change History Forever ...

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The city of Heracleion was engulfed underwater 1500 years ago. This grand city had been mentioned by the Greek writer Herodotus, the 5th-century BC historian. He had told a wonderful tale of Helen of Troy, who traveled to ...
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The things they are pulling deep form the ocean is incredible. Collumns and tablets full of writing and the size of the statues is really cool to see in pictures and read about. Goes to show the deep parts of the ocean hold so many misteries.

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Archaeologists reveal ancient treasure in Biblical city | Ancient Origins

Archaeologists reveal ancient treasure in Biblical city | Ancient Origins | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
The archaeology team has not yet pieced together the history of the ancient city of Abel Beth Maacah, who its inhabitants were, and when and why it was abandoned. The period around 3,200 years ago was a time when many ...
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History of the Ancient World's First Armies (Full Documentary)

History of the Ancient World's First Armies (Full Documentary) videos.. Please click here to subscribe to my channel.. The world is changing any day, and jus...
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A lost city reveals the grandeur of medieval African civilization - io9

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A lost city reveals the grandeur of medieval African civilization
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It was built by the people of Kilwa Kisiwanti, an ancient city on a nearby island, and they did it the way today's best city planners might.
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It is incredible how structures from lost and ancient times survive through the years and how even after being buried or submerged that we can still depict their existence. It clearly depicts the ingenuity in this article that was around back in its time. Their thinking is similar to ours. 

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Mystery of Atacama Desert whale graveyard solved - Daily Mail

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Daily Mail Mystery of Atacama Desert whale graveyard solved Daily Mail Although all the fossils found from 2010 to 2013 have been moved to museums in the Chilean cities of Caldera and Santiago, the Smithsonian has archived the digital data,...
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Ancient settlements and modern cities follow same rules of development

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Recently derived equations that describe development patterns in modern urban areas appear to work equally well to describe ancient cities settled thousands of years ago, according to a new study led by a researcher at the University of Colorado...
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Pompeii Part 5: Investigating the past

HSC ANCIENT HISTORY CORE STUDY Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii & Herculaneum...

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Exclusive, insensitive and architecturally uninspiring – the new age of urban ... - New Statesman

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Exclusive, insensitive and architecturally uninspiring – the new age of urban ...
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This article is interesting to see the views and opinions people are posing on the building's design. Its interesting to see modern buildings and designs and then take notice of them when looking at a material in ancient times.
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Officials discover ancient Chinese underwater city is perfectly ...

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Unsurprisingly, this amazing site has now been opened up by the local tourist office and divers are vying to get a look at this ancient sunken city and all the historical treasures it has to offer. Featured image: The submerged ...
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The lion city found underwater in China is just another one of the treasures the ocean holds. I have always wondered what lies beneath the ocean or even a lake., lost history.
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Kodiyeri: regional history can inspire young minds - The Hindu

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The Hindu Kodiyeri: regional history can inspire young minds The Hindu Presiding over the function, legislator and CPI(M) leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said Kozhikode was an ancient city and a melting pot of various cultures and religions since the...
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I enjoyed this article because I was a able to agree with some strong statements it claimed. I personally think that history can inspire young minds. When I research different cities and read these different article the first thing that comes to mind is the amount of work they spend all this years ago and strong labor that went into the cities, art, and life in general. If they can do that in ancient times it inspires me to work harder now.

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7 things you probably didn't know about maps - CNN

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The rise and fall of cities, the charting of war and adventure, the promise of riches through trade ...
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Our maps today of modern times have completely progressed, we have google earth and many different types of g.p.s. and navigation. What at one time were drawings on cave walls has now turned completely digital of our entire planet.

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The 'Pompeii of the early Cretaceous': Researchers find stunningly well ... - Daily Mail

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Experts say the site is similar to the effect of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D.
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Artifacts from Pompeii are always fascinated. The position animals and bodies are found in can always tell a story. The site uncovered is similar to that of a volcano erupting.

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Weird New Material Is Lighter Than Water, Stronger Than Steel - Huffington Post UK

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Weird New Material Is Lighter Than Water, Stronger Than Steel
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A new material has been developed which is said to be both lighter than water, and stronger than steel.
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Our materials and way we build have been pretty standardized for a long time coming. It doesn't surprise me to see a new material trying to be produced. However the way this material is made seems complicated.

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