Posts Tagged ‘americas’

Crowds Cheer As ‘Ring Of Fire’ Eclipse Moves Across The Americas

Unlike a total solar eclipse, the moon doesn’t completely cover the sun during a ring of fire eclipse. Source

Rare ‘Ring Of Fire’ Solar Eclipse Will Slice Across Americas On Saturday

Tens of millions in the Americas are getting front-row seats for a rare “ring of fire” eclipse of the sun. Source

Humans’ First Appearance in the Americas: Challenging Clovis (Video)

In the dense wilderness of Brazil’s Piauí state, archaeologists are unraveling a profound narrative about human history in the Americas. Read more Section:  News Human Origins Science Ancient Places Americas Videos Read Later  Source

Historic Win by Rose Zhang at Mizuho Americas in LPGA Debut

Rose Zhang defeated Jennifer Kupcho on the second hole of a playoff to punctuate a historic week, winning in her LPGA debut at the inaugural Mizuho Americas Open on Sunday, June 4, in Jersey City, N.J. Zhang and Kupcho were tied atop the leaderboard at 9–under 279 and twice replayed the par-4 18th hole at […]

Breakthrough in Peopling of the Americas Finds a Female Lineage from China

A groundbreaking new study has harnessed the power of mitochondrial DNA to trace a marvelous female lineage from northern coastal China all the way to the Americas.  Read more Section:  News Evolution & Human Origins Read Later  Source

Oldest Bone Projectile Point in the Americas Found Stuck in a Mastodon’s Rib!

Analysis of a 13,900-year-old bone projectile point has led to two major discoveries. First and most importantly, it is the oldest known artifact of its kind in the Americas! This archaeological treasure was uncovered at the Manis Mastodon site in Washington, USA during an excavation in the late 1970s, and it has now been put […]

Study: Venezuela Beats Cuba, Haiti as the Americas’ Most Corrupt Country

CARACAS – Venezuela ranked as the most corrupt country in the Americas in 2022, surpassing Haiti and the other authoritarian regimes in the region, Cuba and Nicaragua, according to Transparency International’s 28th Annual Corruption Perceptions Index released this week. Source

The Most Important Election in the Americas Is in Brazil

Former Brazilian President Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva (known as Lula) runs about on stage at the Latin America Memorial in São Paulo. He was there on August 22, 2022, speaking at a book launch featuring photographs by Ricardo Stuckert about Lula’s trips around the world when he was the president of Brazil from 2003 […]

Wyoming Declared Oldest Mine in Americas: Red Ochre Mined there 13,000 Years Ago!

Excavations that concluded in 2020 have confirmed an ancient mine in eastern Wyoming that was allegedly used by humans to produce red ochre 13,000 years ago! It is now officially the oldest known mine of any sort in the Americas Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Now Available: Volume 3 of Clash of the Two Americas: The Birth of a Eurasian Manifest Destiny — The Duran

[embedded content] The Canadian Patriot Review is proud to announce that the third volume of the Clash of the Two Americas trilogy is now available for purchase in paperback and digital editions. 329 more words Now Available: Volume 3 of Clash of the Two Americas: The Birth of a Eurasian Manifest Destiny — The Duran Share […]

Claims for Early Settling of the Americas Challenged By New Study

When were the Americas settled? When did humans first set foot there? These leading questions continue to baffle scientists and historians alike, as ever emerging new evidence sets the date back, Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Americas Read Later 

Ice Wall Blocked Americas Land Route Until 13,800 Years Ago Says Study

A long-standing debate about the peopling of the Americas has been whether the first humans arrived there over the Siberia-Alaska land mass called Beringia or by traveling along the Pacific coast in small boats.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Americas Read Later  Source

W.H.O. Reports Global Coronavirus Cases Jump 11% with Americas Leading the Way

The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) reported late Tuesday the number of global coronavirus cases jumped by 11 percent over the last seven days compared to the previous week, with the biggest increase in the Americas. The gain builds on a gradual increase since October. The U.N. health agency delivered an overview stating some 4.99 million […]

Sacred Trees in the Americas: American Holly (Ilex Opaca) – Magic, Meanings, Ecology, and Divination

Sacred Trees in the Americas: American Holly (Ilex Opaca) – Magic, Meanings, Ecology, and Divination American Holly is one of the most wonderful trees for getting us through dark times.  And as the season of darkness is upon us once more, it is a good time to consider the magic, meanings, and mystery of this incredible […]

Boycott Duty Free Americas: Don’t buy airport goods that fund Israeli settlers

The article was originally published by Truthout on October 6, 2021. Palestinian lawyer Mohammed Khatib once dreamed of bringing his own children back to ride the swing in the roman olive tree where he used to play as a child, but that vision was shattered by the ongoing illegal expansion of Israeli settlements. “I always […]

Pre-Columbian Latin Text Proves Early Knowledge of the Americas

The accepted mainstream story has long been that no one in southern or western Europe knew anything about the Americas before the discoveries associated with the voyages of Columbus. But a new translation of a rare medieval Latin text, which was composed by an Italian monk, shows that this perception was inaccurate. In this ancient […]

Activists launch campaign to boycott Duty Free Americas over support for Israeli settler organizations

The South Florida Coalition for Palestine is calling for a boycott of Duty Free Americas over the Miami-based company’s connection to illegal Israeli settlements and the forced expulsion of Palestinians. The Duty Free Americas chain is owned by the Falic family, who operate more 180 stores at airports and border crossings in the United States […]

“The Clash of Two Americas, the Unfinished Symphony”, a book by Matthew Ehret

Matthew Ehret, with contributions from Cynthia Chung, has written a much-needed book about the early history of the United States of America.  The title of the book is The Clash of Two Americas, the Unfinished Symphony.  It is volume 1 of a planned series.  This essay is based on the book. The “Clash of Two […]

Chankillo: The Oldest Solar Observatory in the Americas

Located in the Peruvian coastal desert at the Casma-Sechin Oasis stands the incredible monumental complex of Chankillo. The archaeological site consists of a fort located on a hilltop and thirteen solar observatory towers, as well as residential and gathering areas. It was built some 2,300 years ago for both practical and ceremonial purposes. Recognizing the […]

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