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Featured Image: Flag of Hong Kong SOURCE: Wikipedia
Published on Sep 30, 2014
Protesters flooding the streets of Hong Kong are using a new app called “FireChat” to communicate with other demonstrators. Able to continue operating whether cellular or internet connections are available, the “mesh” technology behind the software allows users to circumvent government efforts to impede civil disobedience. RT’s Ameera David takes a look.
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Featured Image: Tunnel Boring Machine, Yucca Mt. SOURCE: Wikipedia (Public-Domain)
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Featured Image: The Macchu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site near Cusco in Peru, at twilight. CREDIT: Martin St-Amant. (S23678) SOURCE: Wikipedia Commons (This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license).
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Machu Picchu: The Hidden Giant Human Face
Featured Image: Lost City in the jungle. SOURCE Unknown.
From Live Science By Megan Gannon, News Editor
An entire Maya city full of pyramids and palatial complexes has been discovered in a remote jungle in southeastern Mexico, archaeologists report.Covered in thick vegetation, the ruins were found in Campeche, a province in the western Yucatán peninsula that’s littered with Maya complexes and artifacts. The newfound site is dubbed Chactún, and it stretches over roughly 54 acres (22 hectares). Researchers think the city was occupied during the Late Classic Maya period, from roughly A.D. 600 until A.D. 900, when the civilization mysteriously collapsed. . . . Read Complete Report
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Sin City Jamaica – Pirate Paradise . . : : Documentary (+) Wicked Pirate City : Documentary³ (Video Reports)
Featured image: Pirate ships attack. SOURCE: publicdomainimages.com
Sin City Jamaica – Pirate Paradise . . : : Documentary
Published on Jul 6, 2012
SIN CITY … The Port Royal Project …
Once known as the ‘Wickedest City on Earth,’ Port Royal on the island of Jamaica was one of the largest towns in the English colonies during the late 17th century. It was a haven for privateers and pirates, such as the famed Sir Henry Morgan, due to its excellent geographic location in the middle of the Caribbean. From Port Royal, these buccaneers preyed upon and plundered the heavily laden treasure fleets departing from the Spanish Main. . . . From Into to video.
Wicked Pirate City : Documentary³
Published on Sep 8, 2012
Port Royal in the 17th Century was a hive of mishief as sailors, pirates ,prostitutes, merchants , and scallywags plied their trades in one of the most profitable and cosmopolitan towns of the age until an earthquake sealed a timecapsule of history. . . . From Intro to video.
Featured Image: Aerial view of Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City after bombing, 1995. CREDIT: US Army Corps of Engineers. SOURCE: Wikipedia (Public Domain).
Published on Apr 19, 2013
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from RTAmerica· via youtube Published on Mar 4, 2013