Posts Tagged ‘wooden’

A First of Its Kind – 8,500-Year-Old Wooden Ladder Found at Çatalhöyük

Turkey’s Çatalhöyük settlement, which developed between 7,500 BC and 6,400 BC, is often referred to as the world’s first, and oldest, metropolitan city, and for good reason.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

‘Perfect’ Wooden Bow Found in Alaska Dated to Late 16th-Century

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in southwest Alaska is renowned for the fact that no roads lead there, quite literally! Accessible only by boat or floatplanes,  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Archaeologists Find Ultra-Rare Roman-Era Wooden Statue in Britain

In a waterlogged ditch in a field near the village of Twyford, Buckinghamshire, a team of experts working for the HS2 archaeological contractor Fusion JV were stunned but delighted to discover an exceptionally rare early Roman-era wooden statue. The Roman-era wooden statue was partially degraded but still a recognizable carved wooden statue of a male […]

‘Libertarian’ Boris Plots New Tax on Using Paper Cups and Wooden Cutlery

Britain’s supposedly “libertarian” prime minister is reportedly considering hitting consumers with a charge every time they use disposable paper coffee cups and wooden cutlery. The increasingly green-obsessed Boris Johnson, leader of the increasingly misleadingly named Conservative Party, is said to be mulling an extension of rules which require supermarkets to charge customers at least 10 […]

‘I Thank God for Him’: Right-Wing Pastor Patrick Wooden Defends NC Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson’s Bigoted Comments

Bishop Patrick Wooden of North Carolina is a viciously anti-LGBTQ right-wing pastor who has claimed, among other things, that gay men have to wear diapers because they routinely insert cellphones, baseball bats, and animals into their anuses. Naturally, Wooden is close allies with North Carolina’s Christian nationalist Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, who is likewise […]

Well-preserved, Ancient Wooden Road Discovered Beneath Old Polish Town

Jaroslaw, a town in south-east Poland, developed as an important trade center in the 16th and 17th centuries and now an amazing ancient wooden road (one of the longest in Poland) has been unearthed in the town center. Trade routes from Jaroslaw were established with Silesia, Gdansk and Hungary, and goods came from as far […]

Beaver’s teeth ‘used to carve the oldest wooden statue in the world’

Dating back 11,000 years – with a coded message left by ancient man from the Mesolithic Age – the Shigir Idol is almost three times as old as the Egyptian pyramids. New scientific findings suggest that images and hieroglyphics on the wooden statue were carved with the jaw of a beaver, its teeth intact. Originally […]

Big in Japan: Giant wooden penis carried down mountain for fertility fest (VIDEO)

The main attraction – an enormous wooden penis – was carried through the streets before being bathed in the hot springs. The wooden deity, referred to as the ‘Konsei-sama,’ is meant to bless reverents with fertility and safe births. Women hoping to get married or pregnant (or both) typically ride the wooden phallus once it […]

Big in Japan: Giant wooden penis paraded through streets in fertility festival (VIDEO)

The festival, which is said to be running for more than 1,000 years, took place in the city of Komaki on Thursday. Local young men sporting white robes and black hats carried the “O-owasegata,” a huge wooden penis, aloft and spun it around as those gathered watched on, snapping pictures and videos on their phones. […]

Largest Wooden Temple in Asia Burns to the Ground in Mysterious Blaze

     The structure, known to be the tallest of its kind in Asia, was completely destroyed by the time the fire was extinguished. On December 10, a fire broke out at the Lingguan Mansion complex in Mianzhu, China’s Sichuan province. The flames were extinguished about four hours later, by which time a 16-story wooden pagoda […]

FLASHBACK: Agent in charge of FBI anthrax investigation blows whistle, claims whole thing was a scam

     The FBI head agent in charge of the anthrax investigation – Richard Lambert – has just filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit calling the entire FBI investigation bullsh!t: In the fall of 2001, following the 9/11 attacks, a series of anthrax mailings occurred which killed five Americans and sickened 17 others. Four anthrax-laden envelopes were […]

65,000% Spike In Reported Radioactivity After Tritium Leaks At Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

Two years after being fined for falsifying safety records, nine months after a transformer exploded at the Indian Point Nuclear Reactor just 37 miles from midtown Manhattan, and two months after Entergy – the plant’s operator – shutdown the Unit 2 reactor after a major power outage cut power to several control rods (when […]

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