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by Sam Salmon
Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:53 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Update: Homer and Navigating by the Stars in Prehistory
Replies: 21
Views: 7311

Re: Update: Homer and Navigating by the Stars in Prehistory

kbs2244 wrote:How did we get from Homer and ships to the Picts ??
For the most part selfishness, ignorance & boredom.

However once a person has felt the swell of the ocean under a wooden hull and seen the glory & wonder of the night sky laid out overhead they find it easy to leave petty squabbles behind.
by Sam Salmon
Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:09 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Clovis Site Human Genome
Replies: 7
Views: 4236

Re: Clovis Site Human Genome

Frank Harrist wrote:This really only proves that this particular kid was from Asia and he was associated with Clovis style artifacts. It doesn't totally disprove the Solutrean hypothesis. Waters is claiming a victory that he can't totally support. IMO, of course.
Mine too!
by Sam Salmon
Tue Nov 12, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: WTH Happened to Hall of Maat?
Replies: 2
Views: 4284

Re: WTH Happened to Hall of Maat?

OK Thanks I guess my bookmark was corrupted somehow.

Much obliged
by Sam Salmon
Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:09 am
Forum: New World
Topic: Ecuador "Lost City of Giants"?
Replies: 11
Views: 5683

Re: Ecuador "Lost City of Giants"?

I've been to Ecuador-there is No Such Place except in the fevered imaginations of a select few.
by Sam Salmon
Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:06 am
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: WTH Happened to Hall of Maat?
Replies: 2
Views: 4284

WTH Happened to Hall of Maat?

Anyone know?
by Sam Salmon
Thu Oct 04, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: GuestBook and Comment Section
Topic: Front Page Look Needs Updating-Badly
Replies: 1
Views: 6892

Front Page Look Needs Updating-Badly

See subject line for details.
by Sam Salmon
Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:22 pm
Forum: Australia & Oceania, Antarctica
Topic: Death of Mau Piailug-Master Pacific Navigator
Replies: 43
Views: 44542

Re: Death of Mau Piailug-Master Pacific Navigator

Rokcet Scientist wrote:Don't dramatize this guy's passing as an ancient culture loss. We have compasses and GPS now. Much better.
GFY you idiotic miscreant-pissing all over someone's obituary like that.
by Sam Salmon
Tue Jul 13, 2010 10:34 pm
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: Passport.
Replies: 5
Views: 1282

Re: Passport.

They moved quite quickly on that I'll give them that much.

Of course the whole thing is a farce-any offspring of a known KGB agent is bound to be watched on some level by someone for a long time
by Sam Salmon
Tue Jul 13, 2010 10:07 pm
Forum: Australia & Oceania, Antarctica
Topic: Death of Mau Piailug-Master Pacific Navigator
Replies: 43
Views: 44542

Death of Mau Piailug-Master Pacific Navigator

Truly the end of an era spanning thousands of years-his knowledge stretched back into the mists of time.I have Steven D. Thomas' book The Last Navigator on the table behind me-it's always to hand-Mau's world view is never far from my mind. PACIFIC GIANT MAU PIAILUG DIES ON SATAWAL Legendary navigat...
by Sam Salmon
Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: 100 Years Enough To Be Archaeology?-Russian Colour Photos
Replies: 4
Views: 1162

Re: 100 Years Enough To Be Archaeology?-Russian Colour Photos

Did you showing them here involve any digging? The reason they're here in this forum is because no digging is involved 'Cause I've seen those float around the web for years, TBH... I know-the link is up here because others may not have seen them. What's the medical term for someone like you who has...
by Sam Salmon
Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:59 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Humans In Britain 800k YBP
Replies: 53
Views: 6084

Re: Humans In Britain 800k YBP

Digit wrote:
And I can tell you from experience that it is dead easy to grab a nice fat prey with your bare hands without even breaking into a run!
What prey would that be on the Arctic ice of the north Atlantic RS?
Sea Birds & Pinnipeds to start.
by Sam Salmon
Wed Jul 07, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Humans In Britain 800k YBP
Replies: 53
Views: 6084

Re: Humans In Britain 800k YBP

No doubt their teeth were bad and food horrid even back then.
by Sam Salmon
Thu Jul 01, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: 8,000-ish BC Atlatl Dart Found in Yellowstone.
Replies: 14
Views: 3629

Re: 8,000-ish BC Atlatl Dart Found in Yellowstone.

Tiompan wrote:
Minimalist wrote:
The upside of global warming, perhaps?
Oetzi .
Kwaday Dan S'inchi
by Sam Salmon
Wed Jun 16, 2010 11:08 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: The Bronze Age Minoan DNA Transportation System
Replies: 33
Views: 5552

Re: The Bronze Age Minoan DNA Transportation System

.......there are indications they may have traveled far beyond that, actually circumnavigating the globe on a regular basis, establishing and visiting their own trading posts in far lands, and collecting exotic 'spices' to sell back home in the Med as if it were diamonds. Drugs. Only in your limite...