Percy Fawcett

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BRAZILIAN ‘STONEHENGE’ FOUND IN NORTHERN AREA It has been called a Brazilian Stonehenge, but at this point, archaeologists know even less about a newly discovered stone temple in the far northern region of Brazil than they do about England’s famous monuments. Once again, though, it is clear that forgotten ancient builders were much more sophisticated than previously believed. According to a report from the BBC, 127 giant stone blocks driven into the ground—upright and evenly spaced, each weighing several tons and up to 10 feet…

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New Claims Made for Atlantis in the Caribbean Another controversial report for the finding of Atlantis has made the news; though, in fairness, it should be pointed out that no Atlantis claim was made by the new discoverers. The story which first appeared the Herald of Paris in De­cember reported that anonymous researchers had found, in the caribbean, the underwater ruins of a city. Accompa­nying the statement were several grainy satellite photos which appeared to show a vast grid structure complete with a pyramid and…

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Ancient Cities in the Forest

By William B. Stoecker

It has been said that we might not even recognize an alien life form should we encounter one, nor the ruins of an ali­en civilization (at least not on Mars, if NASA and JPL have their way). But how about ancient ruins here on Earth? Are we often looking in the wrong places and overlooking evidence of cultures that do not fit our preconceived no­tions? Can we even define “civilization”? There is reason to believe that the ruins of ice age “Atlantean” cultures may lie…

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