Alternative History

Scientists Announce Discovery of How Ancient Egyptians Built The Pyramids
By May 1, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

Scientists Announce Discovery of How Ancient Egyptians Built The Pyramids

The question has long plagued the Western (and modern) world: how did ancient Egyptians move those big blocks to make the pyramids, obelisk, or Sphinx for that matter? Without the help of modern technology, this has always seemed a daunting task. Teams of scientists and engineering graduate students have assembled in attempts to recreate even […]

Manuscript Says Jesus Had a Wife, Scientists Just Confirmed It’s Not a Forgery
By April 10, 2014 7 Comments Read More →

Manuscript Says Jesus Had a Wife, Scientists Just Confirmed It’s Not a Forgery

A papyrus manuscript piece known as the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife” has been argued as evidence that Jesus Christ was married by some scholars of the Historical Jesus and Christian Origins. For those who don’t know, “Historical Jesus” research is the historical-critical quest for historically-probable details about the Jesus of history, distinguished from the Jesus […]

A Fully-Functioning LEGO Replica of the Ancient Antikythera Mechanism
By March 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

A Fully-Functioning LEGO Replica of the Ancient Antikythera Mechanism

The Antikythera Mechanism has been called the World’s Oldest Scientific Computer. Built in Greece at around 100 BCE, it was lost for over 2,000 years. The mechanism was recovered from a shipwreck in 1901, but it was not until a century later that its purpose understood. The Antikythera Mechanism was an astronomical clock that determined […]

Vatican Catacomb Paintings Discovered Show Female Priests
By November 21, 2013 3 Comments Read More →

Vatican Catacomb Paintings Discovered Show Female Priests

This week, the Vatican unveiled restored frescoes discovered in the Catacombs of Priscilla.┬áThe cemetery catacombs are known as “Queen of the catacombs” because it features a delicate fresco of the Mary nursing Jesus. The image is dated from around 230-240 CE, and is the earliest known image of the Madonna and Child. But there is […]

The REAL ‘Lone Ranger’ Was An African American Lawman Who Lived With Native American Indians
By October 25, 2013 70 Comments Read More →

The REAL ‘Lone Ranger’ Was An African American Lawman Who Lived With Native American Indians

The real “Lone Ranger,” it turns out, was an African American man named Bass Reeves, who the legend was based upon. Perhaps not surprisingly, many aspects of his life were written out of the story, including his ethnicity. The basics remained the same: a lawman hunting bad guys, accompanied by a Native American, riding on […]