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How to read the Mayan ‘Long Count’ calendar

USA Today has a nifty inforgraphic showing how to read the Mayan "Long Count" calendar. The "Long Count" calendar system tracked "Great Cycles" of time. The beginning of the current cycle — date — corresponds to Aug. 13, 3114 B.C. on the Gregorian calendar. Here's how to read a date... [Full

High voltage lines deface archeological site

High voltage lines have been errected without permission through an archaelogical site behind Kalecik Castle in Turkey. “It is sad that towers for high voltage lines were erected in that 1,600-square-kilometer area where 2,475 ancient stones are arranged in a formulaic pattern,” said Rafet Çavu?o?lu from Van Yüzüncü Y?l University Archeology