The most mysterious places of the world
Fly into space, race to build skyscrapers, clone living organisms and do many things that until recently seemed impossible. And still unable to unravel the mysteries of the builders and thinkers who lived thousands of years ago. Ancient boulder weighing hundreds of tons surprises us more than a computer the size of half your palm.
Stonehenge, UK, Salisbury
The altar, Observatory, tomb, calendar? Scientists have not come to a consensus. Five thousand years ago there was a circular ditch and ramparts around it with a diameter of 115 m. Several centuries later, the ancient builders brought here 80 four tons of rocks, and a couple of centuries — 30 megaliths weighing 25 tons. The stones were set in a circle and in the shape of a horseshoe. The kind where Stonehenge survives days, largely the result of human activity of recent centuries. People continued to work on stones: the peasants otkolupyvala from them the pieces, amulets, tourists are marking their territory inscriptions and restorers cooked the rest for the ancients, as here they that stood correctly.
Pyramid Of Kukulkan, Mexico, Chichen Itza
Every year in the spring and autumn equinox at the foot of the sanctuary of the Supreme deity of the Maya — Feathered Serpent — gather thousands of tourists. They have observed a miracle “phenomenon” of KUKULCAN: the Serpent is moving down along the balustrade of the main staircase. The illusion the game creates triangular shadows Continue reading
Cities of the ancient Maya
The civilization of the Mayans is one of the oldest and most mysterious civilizations on Earth, formed about 2500 years ago. The city, built in the era of the development of this civilization, now situated in the territory of five States of Central America. Milestones of its development scientists have divided conditionally into three periods: from 2500 BC to 250 ad – the preclassic period, 250 ad to 900 ad – the classic period, 900 ad to 1521 C. E. – the postclassical period. With 1521 with the arrival of the conquistadors coming to the colonial period of the Mayan civilization, which brought previously unknown disease – influenza, smallpox, measles – and the beginning of the conquest of an independent nation.
But the decline of the greatest civilization began much earlier, in the post-classical period. The origin of the collapse is still causing disputes and disagreements among the scientific world.
The Maya were able to do extraordinary things, not knowing the wheels! They built magnificent stone cities, and each of them was a separate state. Mayan doctors accurately diagnosed and engaged in the recovery, using more than 400 medicinal herbs. Using narcotic vegetable substances, were able to do primitive anesthesia and performed surgery.
They were excellent farmers, Continue reading
The ancient Ural mountains
The ancient Ural mountains firmly connected Europe and Asia. At the junction of two continents is spacious and colorful stretches an amazing edge, which brought together a unique landscapes of our planet. Earth’s depths hold untold riches, in the hands of archaeologists opens the heritage of ancient civilizations, and the creative genius creates the technique of the future.
This amazing region is called the South Urals. Region (Ural mountains), with its powerful industrial potential, today one of the ten most economically developed regions of the country. And in recent years, the Chelyabinsk region actively develops the rich Wellness potential using the dog possible climatic resource. You will see for yourself by visiting the Urals and the Ural mountains.
On the borders of Chelyabinsk
The intersection of the Urals (Ural mountains) – so you can briefly tell about the region. The geographical and historical crossroads, the intersection of events in nature and society. It is noteworthy geographical location of Chelyabinsk region – two planetary boundaries, like two Meridian crossing our mountains and steppes. First the planetary boundary known all over the world. This is the border of the Ural mountains between the continents – Europe and Asia.
The conditional border is along the watershed ridges of the Ural mountains and then the Ural river. The basis of the modern separation of the Eurasian mainland are justifications made Continue reading