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  Credit: Dissent Report (MakerSupport needs a YouTube channel!!! Just a suggestion) This is a Table of Contents for all the materials addressed here. There is a large amount of information and videos here so if you’d like to skip to a section use the table below. Read it carefully as I have gone through…

Mechanical Menagerie #12: Stronger Than Nukes

Kinetic Bombardment Nuclear weapons. Whatever your opinions you have to admit that they are an extremely dangerous threat to the planet. Even if 20 were to be used the death toll and subsequent fallout would be horrific. At first they started at several kilotons in power but average nuclear weapons have far surpassed them. By…

Roman Findings: Caligula’s Stolen Mosaic EB2AB

Roman Lead Professor Maureen Carroll (University of Sheffield) and Dr. Tracy Prowse (McMaster University) have launched a study on the effects of lead on Romans who used it in piping, medicine and items around the house. It is called the Deadly Lead project and will present their findings on a topic which is assumed to…

Mechanical Menagerie #11: Pod People (The Good Kind)

NEXT Credit: Tommaso Gecchelin The Next Future Transportation company has a plan to change the way transportation on the roadways works. They have designed cubes that can drive on the road, hold 10 people and are capable of attaching to each other. It’s an excellent idea in regard to transfers as the video shows cubes…

Sustainability #4: A Billion Trees

Millions of Indian Trees India accomplished a major achievement recently by breaking a tree planting record, planting over 66 million in 12 hours. The planting was carried out by volunteers in Madhya Pradesh, the 5th largest Indian state by population. The previous record was set in Uttar Pradesh, the most populous Indian state, at 49.3…

Mechanical Menagerie #10: The Jetman

Credit: AIRBORNE-FILMS Now you can fly with jets, in a suit. The Jetman is an inventor and pioneer in his field (if you can call it that) who developed a small, jet propelled win. It looks like a glider but it is a carbon fiber wing with 4 jet engines attached which propel the wing…

Historic Findings: The Remains of Hellenisim C3A2BA

sheftme / 123RF Stock Photo In the Iraqi highlands of the border between Iraq and Iran lies the ancient Hellenistic city of Qalatga Darband, nestled near Dukan Lake. However, it was only found this year. It was a coincidence that it was found because the outlines of the area were discovered by examining declassified CIA…

Historic Findings: Luwian BE5A

bepsphoto / 123RF Stock Photo   Clocking in at over 14,000 years old, an archaeological dig on Triquet Island (a small island appx. 450 km northwest of Vancouver) has unearthed an ancient human settlement belonging to the area of the current Heiltsuk nation. Some of the findings included an atlatl (spear-thrower), fish hooks and a…

Historic Findings: Arabian Gates CB2A2B

Credit: Google Search Stories A very weird discovery was made in Saudi Arabia recently. Through the power of Google Earth Professor David Kennedy of the University of Western Australia has recently discovered hundreds of stone gate structures lying across the Saudi desert. Prof. Kennedy has been exploring the ground for years after they were first…

Mechanical Menagerie Compilations

Mechanical Menagerie Compilation #5: Futuristic Technology Rob Spence: created an eye camera for his damaged eye Unified Weapons Master: A weapons-martial arts league involving armored suits Exascale Computer: China has claimed to have created the first exascale computer Mechanical Menagerie Compilation #4: Personal Flight Gravity Industries: a man is trying to develop thrusters similar to…

Mechanical Menagerie #1-20

Mechanical Menagerie #13: Gravity Worldwide Gravity Industries: developed a hover suit Mechanical Menagerie #12: Stronger Than Nukes Kinetic Bombardment Ratnik-3: A small update on Russia’s new armor Adaptable UAVs: Smaller drones Mechanical Menagerie #11: Pod People (The Good Kind) NEXT: a pod-based transportation system Randvu: a private business train concept Mechanical Menagerie #10: The Jetman…

Historic Findings: Cities of the Americas 2ADBC

Recent discoveries have emerged out of the Pre-Colombian city of Chan Chan. The city used to be the capital of the Kingdom of Chimor before the Incans overran them and has coughed up four wood sculptures. 3 were males but 1 was a woman, an unusual finding for their culture. Further work will likely be…