Category: History

Who were the Nephilim? 5

WHO WERE THE NEPHILIM?

Who were the Nephilim? The word nephilim appears twice in the Old Testament of the Bible. They are first mentioned in Chapter 6 of the Book of Genesis and then again in Numbers 13:33. But their brief mention in the Bible has led to an ongoing debate as to who or what the Nephilim were. Read more…

A Quarter Past NOW - John Major Jenkins 0

A QUARTER PAST NOW

Jeremi Wasiutynski offered, in his magisterial book The Solar Mystery, an in-depth re-evaluation of the influences that drove Nicholas Copernicus to formulate his heliocentric model. He noted that within the history of science the current understanding is ‘hampered by false preconceptions’ and ‘the prevailing ideas concerning the motives of Copernicus’s creative work are inadequate.’ Read more…

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PETER PAN IN ANTARCTICA

How Captain Scott was influenced by the story of Peter Pan and how it haunted him until the end.
During the last week of March 1912 Captain Robert Falcon Scott was lying in a frigid tent pitched on the ice of Antarctica, beset by some of the fiercest storms he had experienced during his epic trek to the South Pole. He was sheltering with Edward Wilson and Harry Bowers – the three of them all that remained of the group that had struck out for the Pole several months before. Read more…