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    Ancient Advanced Technology, Extraterrestrial Gods, Sumerian Secrets & Mars Anomalies
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    "Featuring David Hatcher Childress, Erich von Daniken, Michael Cremo, Erik Poltorak, and Dr. Thomas Van Flandern, presenting the following:

    1. Researcher David Childress reveals startling information pertaining to ancient sites around the world and possible advanced alien technology.

    2. Researcher and author Erich Von Daniken delves into some of the biggest questions facing humanity. What are these UFOs being seen by so many and where do they come from? Ancient scriptures give mention to huge flying cities around our planet and an extraterrestrial presence. Are they still here?

    3. Researcher and author Michael Cremo• Researcher and author Michael Cremo delves into the UFO Phenomena and Extraterrestrial Presence. Were they around in Ancient Times and what impact would they have on the Human Civilization?

    4. Researcher Erik Polorak ( ...? – 2012) reveals some fascinating information gleamed from ancient scriptures that have been purposely kept out of our Bibles. Did alien Gods once visit earth and what was their agenda? Erik looks into the latest information pertaining to Exoplanets and Ancient Scriptures that reveal startling information about Sky Gods, Enki and Babylonia. Who were these mysterious beings and where did they come from?

    5. Dr. Van Flandern look at the data from satellite topography and Martian surface rovers that proves Mars is significantly different than we ever imagined.

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    Researchers (von Däniken, Childress, Martell, Mera, more) Debate New Ancient Alien Data
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    "Is there evidence to support that the “Gods” from our ancient past were actually travelers from other worlds? Ancient Astronaut Theorists say, “” Join our all-star Ancient Aliens guest panel that includes Erich von Däniken, David Childress, Jason Martell, Michael Tellinger, Steve Mera, Dr. Michael Masters, and Shao Ma with special hosts Braden Renner, Dan Work & Ryan Zeleznik. They will share and debate whether newly discovered archaeological evidence supports the Ancient Alien Theory."

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    Erich von Daniken - Submerged Pyramids, Secret Passageways and the Missing Mummies
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    "Erich von Daniken provides a rollercoaster ride of information revealing some of the lesser known fact surrounding ancient Egyptian sites. Why did archaeologists seemingly go mad after entering newly discovered tombs, where do the secret passages go to and was the Egyptian pyramids once covered in water? All this and much more as Erich von Daniken provides some startling information"
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    What a wonderful man Erich Von Daniken truly is, his entire adult life has been dedicated to revealing the truth, to providing information for you and I; I remember reading his seminal work 'Chariots of the Gods' in the 1970's, and back then he was treated very badly, disgusting really, why do we ridicule people who ask questions? The information war.

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    Tellinger-Ancient Sites are CIRCUIT BOARDS & ENERGY GENERATING Grids
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    "In this 2-Hour Long Extended Version presentation, a scientist, a researcher and author Michael Tellinger, best known for his groundbreaking publications such as Slave Species of the Gods, Adam’s Calendar, Temples of the African Gods, African Temples of Annunaki, takes us on an incredible journey of the Hidden Origins of Humanity: From Evidence of Giants, to Adam’s Calendar, evidence of a sophisticated ancient site constructions which closely resembles printed circuit boards and energy generating devices, and all the way to the real nature of Sound & Resonance used in ancient times. "
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    Ancient Megalithic Mysteries Redefined with David Hatcher Childress - A Forgotten Knowledge!
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    "Researcher, Archaeologist and Author David Hatcher Childress takes viewers on an incredible journey around the globe, demonstrating the amazing capabilities of ancient civilizations and questioning, how they managed to create and construct incredible megalithic structures, precision cut stonework, the moving of huge stone blocks and much more. In this fascinating presentation David redefines these ancient mysteries.

    About David Hatcher Childress:
    David Hatcher Childress, known as the real-life Indiana Jones to the many fans of his books, is a captivating speaker and the author or coauthor of over 20 books. He has traveled the world several times over, seeking adventure and the answers to the mysteries of mankind’s past.
    Born in France in 1957 and raised in the mountains of Colorado and Montana, David’s curiosity about the world was piqued at a young age. He attended the University of Montana where his studies in oriental culture and philosophy led him to a job teaching English in Taiwan. In 1976, David left the United States on what would become a six-year research and adventure odyssey. During this time, he studied first-hand the ancient civilizations of Africa, the Middle East and China, sometimes journeying into dangerous territory along the way (like Uganda during the overthrow of Idi Amin)."

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    Vimana Aircraft of Ancient India & Atlantis
    Lost Continents and the Hollow Earth
    The Free-Energy Device Handbook
    Man-Made UFOs: World War II’s Secret Legacy (with Renato Vesco)
    The Time Travel Handbook
    Atlantis & the Power System of the Gods
    Pirates and the Lost Templar Fleet
    The Mystery of the Olmecs
    The Crystal Skulls (with Stephen Mehler)
    Lost Cities & Ancient Mysteries of the Southwest
    Yetis, Sasquatch and Hairy Giants
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    Bosnian Pyramids - Who Built It, Why was it Built, and What Mysteries Lies within this Complex?
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    "Who built Bosnia’s discovered pyramids? How were the pyramids’ underground tunnels filled in 5,000 years ago? Researcher Semir Osmanagich shares his intriguing findings from this notable archeological site in an interview with Regina Meredith.
    Born in Bosnia and living in Houston, TX, Semir Sam Osmanagich is an author, researcher and businessman who discovered an ancient pyramidal complex in Visoko (Bosnia-Herzegovina). The collection of five colossal stone structures in the shape of the pyramid includes an extensive pre-historical underground tunnel network. He has established non-profit and non-government Archaeological Park: Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun Foundation to pursue the excavation and geo-archaeological work."

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    Joe Rogan, Randall Carlson on Atlantis
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    I wish Joe's fans would petition him to bring Ben Davidson of Suspicious Observers on his show. He would be able to explain very succinctly all those "mysteries" that Carlson is still puzzled by.

    Such as in this short video:
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    Erich von Daniken - The Mysterious Egyptian 'DJED PILLARS'... Secret Advanced Technology!
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    "Ancient Egypt is an endless source of mystery and intrigue. We’re constantly discovering new and exciting things about this fascinating culture and time period. Case in point, hieroglyphics that depict everyday life, prophecies, and religious texts. Some of these ancient symbols are simple enough to translate, but others still leave experts baffled, such as the mysterious Djed Pillars. Could these devices be the evidence of some form of advanced technology?"
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    Ancient Black Pyramid of Ukraine - Researchers Unable to Get Anywhere Near It
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    " Strange stone circles and machine cut stones are being photographed for the very first time, including a large construction known as the Black Pyramid. This video takes a closer look at some of these incredible discoveries as well as other anomalies from our ancient past.
    Other topics covered in this video:

    Uzbekistan:
    In a remote area of Uzbekistan evidence suggests a huge object fell form space leaving behind a wake of catastrophe. Ancient fortresses remain scared and may reflect a possible connection to demise of Sodom and Gamora in the southern Jorden valley.

    Crete:
    Crete has a long history and in particular a history associated with a massive creature half bull, half human that would tear and consume human flesh. The labyrinth may have been discovered by Russian explorers and its effects on this entering has serious implications.

    Petra:
    New evidence suggests Petra in Jordan displays proof of its historical lineage which is much older than previously thought. Was it really a massive graveyard or the seat to an advanced stone carving civilisation?"

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    Dr. Osmanagich-Ravne Tunnels, Tesla Tech & Pyramid of the Sun - An Ancient Energy Powerhouse
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    "Discoverer of the Bosnian pyramids and Principal Investigator of the Project (2005 to present). Ph.D. on Mayan pyramids, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina (2007). Director of Center for Archaeology at American University in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Founder of “Archaeological Park: Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun” Foundation, Sarajevo (2005 to present). Foreign member of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Moscow, Russia (2007) and Croatian Academy of Science and Art in Diaspora, Basel, Switzerland (2015). Author of 16 books on pyramids around the world and ancient civilizations, translated into 17 languages (1986 to present).

    First “Honorable citizen” of the town of Visoko (2006). “Man of the Year” in BosniaHerzegovina (2007). Recipient of the United States Congressional Certificate of Recognition (2013) “for continuous support in promoting cultural and economic independence for people new to the USA.” First honoree of the Amelia B. Edwards Award for “outstanding research and advancement of knowledge of pyramids around the world”, Chicago, USA (2016). Awarded “Diamond in the Pyramid Science”, Bengaluru, India (2016) “for having done exceptional outstanding fundamental work in creating basic awareness for the Pyramid energy power”.

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    The Bosnian Pyramids Scaler Wave Secrets & 26 Volcanic Lines Leading toward Visoko
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    "We are living in very interesting and exciting times of great changes, in which everything that has been hidden from us for thousands of years is finally coming to light, this way discovering little by little our true secret and forgotten history of humanity and our planet reveals itself. Birgitte Knaus discloses some of the incredible discoveries surrounding the Bosnian Giant Pyramid and the effort by many to keep them secret and away from the public's eyes."

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    The Missing Ancient Power Tools of Ancient Egypt... How Did They Run Them?
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    (Many researchers believe that the pyramids were constructed to be energy generators.
    Christopher Dunn has some interesting points to make about this from an engineer's perspective.)

    "Did a highly advanced civilization exist in prehistory? Is the Giza Pyramid a remnant of their technology? Then, what was the power source that fueled such a civilization? The technology of harmonic resonance, claims renowned master craftsman and engineer Christopher Dunn. Dunn reveals that the Great Pyramid of Giza was actually a large acoustical device! Was it a source of power for the use of ancient machinery. If so, where did all the power tools go?"

    (As to where the tools went, it seems as likely to me as any other explanation that the builder were pre-dynastic off-worlders who took their tools with them once their job was completed.
    The real question then is: where did they go?)


    Michael Tellinger expands on the theory in much greater detail following:
    Ancient Sites are CIRCUIT BOARDS & ENERGY GENERATING Grids… Hidden Origins with Michael Tellinger
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    "In this 2-Hour Long Extended Version presentation, a scientist, a researcher and author Michael Tellinger, best known for his groundbreaking publications such as Slave Species of the Gods, Adam’s Calendar, Temples of the African Gods, African Temples of Annunaki, takes us on an incredible journey of the Hidden Origins of Humanity: From Evidence of Giants, to Adam’s Calendar, evidence of a sophisticated ancient site constructions which closely resembles printed circuit boards’ and energy generating devices, and all the way to the real nature of Sound & Resonance used in ancient times. "
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwDQg-07Kzw

    (Also posted here: https://projectavalon.net/forum4/sho...=1#post1479083

    Bumping my own post here, but I think that this subject hasn't been getting nearly enough attention. with all the current distractions.
    And that's probably all by design....)
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    A very interesting summary article from Explorers Web. Not all of these ancient inventions are "controversial", but some are.
    Ancient Inventions That Were Centuries Ahead of Their Time

    We live in an age where technology often surpasses our wildest dreams. But did you know that our ancestors invented visionary devices that seem more modern than ancient — an earthquake detector, a primitive computer, a death ray, a battery, a corrective lens…their ingenuity knew no bounds.

    The Antikythera Mechanism

    In 1901, a group of sponge divers came across a Roman-era shipwreck off Antikythera Island in the Aegean Sea. It turned out to be an incredibly dangerous dive. One diver died, and the crushing pressure paralyzed two more.

    However, it was not all in vain. The recovery of the shipwreck bore exciting archaeological finds. There were bronze and marble statues, some minor artifacts, and a peculiar object about the size of a thick book. This mysterious object turned out to be one of the most intriguing discoveries ever found in Greece.

    Researchers named the object the Antikythera Mechanism. It is the world’s first example of an analog computer. It was possibly used in a temple or academy to calculate planetary positions, to predict astronomical events, and to track important dates like the Panhellenic or Olympic Games.

    Archeologists dated it from the first or second century BC. Made of bronze, and likely carried in a wooden box, it had 30 gear wheels and even a tiny script with instructions on how to use it. There is no evidence of similar devices until the medieval period.


    The Antikythera Mechanism in Athens


    Greek Fire

    In the 6th century AD, the Byzantine Empire was under constant threat from Arab invasion. So Callinicus of Heliopolis created a highly destructive weapon that no one saw coming.

    It used fire…but upgraded. The recipe for Greek Fire was top-secret, a matter of life or death. Because of its success, the Byzantines managed to deter Arab aggression until the Fall of Constantinople in 1453.

    Greek Fire was fast spreading and almost inextinguishable. It was able to stay alight on water, and some reports suggest that water could have aided its spread. Sources claimed that the fire was only put out with urine, sand, or vinegar. It gained a fierce reputation, earning the name “ship killer.” It was responsible for deciding several battles, including the first Arab siege of Constantinople.


    An illustration of Greek Fire

    It was a liquid substance, usually launched onto enemy ships using pots or siphons. Even today, no one is sure what Greek Fire contains. Historians agree that it included a crude hydrocarbon, as napalm does. Other possible ingredients include quicklime, potassium nitrate, and sulfur. Chemists have tried to replicate this weapon, but the results were not as potent.

    Archimedes’ Death Ray

    Archimedes was one of the greatest mathematicians in the ancient world. Not only was he great with numbers but he was also an engineering visionary. He is famous as the guy who ran naked through the streets of Syracuse, in Sicily, shouting “Eureka!” after he noticed the displacement of water in his bathtub.

    He also invented war machines for the defense of his native town against the Romans.
    One of these war machines was a potential heat ray. This claim is controversial because historians stress that there is no evidence of this invention. Perhaps a mistranslation of the sources describing his machines? Nevertheless, over the years, many paintings and illustrations have portrayed the heat ray in action.

    Those who do believe that Archimedes created a heat ray believe the machine caught the sun with polished bronze or copper mirrors, angling the ray at Roman ships. They believe that the ships caught fire because of the intense heat. Scientific tests have proved that it is possible to set a ship on fire with this method.

    The Hypocaust System

    The word hypocaust comes from two Greek words; ‘hypo’ meaning under and ‘caust’ meaning burnt. Caius Sergius Orata developed the system in 80 BC and was mostly used by the rich upper classes in northern Italy. It was also a key component of thermal Roman baths.

    Gas from fires or furnaces circulated in an open space beneath the floor. Squat pillars separated a layer of tiles and concrete from the main floor of a room. Romans could increase the temperature by adding more firewood.

    Tiles covered most government buildings and villas, making heat circulation easy. However, the lower classes rarely had the system installed, as it was expensive to maintain.


    Hypocaust system in Cyprus


    Houfeng Didong Yi

    In AD 132, Zhang Heng, official court astronomer and historian to the Eastern Han Dynasty, invented the world’s first earthquake detector. Though not as advanced as today’s seismographs (from which we can determine the epicenter and magnitude of an earthquake), the Houfeng Didong Yi could determine the occurrence of the slightest earthquake, as well as its general direction.

    The device looked like a big bronze pot, adorned with eight dragon heads and eight toads at the base. Each dragon held a small bronze ball in its mouth, this dropped into one of the toads’ mouths to show the direction of an earthquake. The clang of the ball alerts officials to the shake, which they interpreted as either Heaven’s anger or an imbalance between good and evil.


    Replica of the Houfeng Didong Yi


    The Nimrud Lens

    It seems that the Assyrians had trouble reading. In 1845, archaeologist Sir Austen Henry Layard was excavating in the Assyrian city of Nimrud in northern Iraq when he came across an oval crystal. The crystal, which was eventually named the Layard Lens, is possibly the world’s first optical lens.


    Nimrud Lens in the British Museum


    Researchers date the quartz crystal to the 8th century BC. It is 4.20cm long, 3.45cm wide, and ranges in thickness from 4.10mm to 6.20mm. It has magnifying characteristics, leading some historians to believe that the Assyrians used it as a magnifier or kind of corrective lens.

    However, others believe that it may have been a simple piece of jewelry, a decorative piece on a piece of furniture, a tool to start fires, or even part of a telescope. The jury is still out on its true use.

    The Baghdad Battery

    The Baghdad Battery may be the world’s first example of electrical power. Archaeologists discovered the 2,000-year-old object south of Baghdad, in Iraq. The battery consists of a 130mm pot, a tube made from rolled-up copper, and an iron rod that may have been used for electroplating. The ceramic pot could have housed a type of acid to make this process possible.

    Experiments have shown that the object could work as a battery, although here too, the ancient use of this intriguing device is uncertain.


    The Baghdad Battery

    Mithridate

    Mithridate, also known as mithridatum, was a classic case of “too good to be true”. Mithridates VI, the ruler of the Kingdom of Pontus, created this concoction in the 1st century BC. Mithridates VI sought to protect himself from poisoning. Alongside taking small doses of poison every day to build immunity, he made a concoction using over 60 ingredients, including substances like cardamom, parsley, myrrh, ginger, cinnamon, rhubarb, and rose leaves. Mithridates’ subjects ground these ingredients into a powder, mixed it with honey, and formed small oval pills. Mithridates believed that all these ingredients would combat poisons.


    Mithridatum

    This invention was merely the pseudo-pharmaceutical work of a paranoid monarch. Nevertheless, people used it until the 19th century. It was extremely popular in medieval and Renaissance times. It gave nobles and monarchs a sense of security from political enemies.

    Yakhchal

    The 4th century BC saw the creation of a modern staple, the freezer. The Persians created dome-like houses in the desert out of sand, clay, and other materials which could effectively trap and maintain ice. Water came in from an aqueduct or was brought to the yakhchal in buckets.

    The dome is typically 15m high, has a small ventilation hole at the top, and could preserve food year-round thanks to the two-metre thick walls. The temperature in a yakchal could reach as low as -5°C.


    Yakchal


    Damascus steel

    People covet Damascus Steel for its shatter-resistant, sharp, and strong characteristics. But the Damascus steel knives in a modern kitchen differ from the Damascus steel of old. It had the reputation of being so hard and sharp that it could cut through a rifle barrel or slice a silk scarf falling across it.

    Historians dispute the very name since no one knows if it originally came from Damascus. Damascus steel (also called wootz steel) is a metal high in carbon, glass, iron, and charcoal. These elements were placed under high heat. But over the centuries, blacksmiths lost the art of making Damascus steel.


    A Japanese Damascus steel knife

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