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There are 5 temples in Kyoto, Japan that have blood stained ceilings. The ceilings are made from the floorboards of a castle where warriors killed themselves after a long hold-off against an army. To this day, you can still see the outlines and footprints.
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The Antikythera Mechanism Mystery Turns 115

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It has been over a century since the ancient device was found in a shipwreck off the coast of Greece.

Generally considered to be one of the most important archaeological discoveries of all time, the remarkable 2,000-year-old mechanism is believed to be a form of early astronomical computer.

How the ancient Greeks developed the device, which is filled with a staggeringly intricate array of bronze gears, remains something of a mystery – especially given the time period it was built in.

Originally retrieved from the wreckage by sponge divers, the mechanism was found alongside an array of other artefacts including coins, jewelry, pottery and statue fragments.

More recently, scientists have also discovered a skeleton belonging to one of the ship’s crew.

Researchers believe that the vessel was traveling from the coast of Asia Minor to Rome when it sunk and that it had been carrying the valuables of a woman who was due to be married.

The mechanism itself was most likely used as a mapping and navigational aid.

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  • Jan Stevens

    If you find the Antikythera mechanism interesting you should check out Clickspring on Youtube as he is making the device from scratch.

    • That is very interesting, would love to follow tha and see the results, thanks for sharing that info.

EDITOR’S STRONGLY RECOMMENDED READ

Increase in Large Earthquakes Expected Globally in 2018 as Earth’s Rotation Slows
IT SEEMS THAT SOME FOLKS DIDN'T TAKE THIS VERY IMPORTANT PIECE OF NEWS SERIOUSLY. IF YOU HAVEN'T READ THIS PLEASE DO SO AND PERHAPS EVEN TAKE SOME STEPS TO PREPARE SOME TYPE OF PRECAUTIONARY EMERGENCY PLAN BEFORE THE NEW YEAR SO YOU CAN BE PREPARED IN THE EVENT THAT THIS WERE TO HAPPEN IN YOUR AREA.

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There are 5 temples in Kyoto, Japan that have blood stained ceilings. The ceilings are made from the floorboards of a castle where warriors killed themselves after a long hold-off against an army. To this day, you can still see the outlines and footprints.
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