Ancient Inventions And Anthropology

Written by Robert Baird

ANCIENT INVENTIONS: - In Alexandria and inrepparttar Cave of Hathor there appeared to be reasons to believe we had electricity. There is no doubt that fraudulent traders were using electrum plating techniques to make gold plate on other metals to sell as pure gold. Some thinkrepparttar 149214 cave drawings show electrical wiring conduits, and I think it might be phosphorous slush in hoses to makerepparttar 149215 light by whichrepparttar 149216 cave was painted by artists. There are professors who would have us believerepparttar 149217 reason there is no carbon deposits from oil or wax burning lamps has to do with blind artisans. Thales had a small steam engine,repparttar 149218 lighthouse at Alexandria and their tri-level sea-going ships, slot machines and other things leadrepparttar 149219 authors of Ancient Inventions to say they could build anything we could build untilrepparttar 149220 mid-20th century. They detailrepparttar 149221 skill of port construction and many other things. There is much more than they talk about for us to re-learn or know, and many whole disciplines or things we've not yet re-discovered.

ANTHROPOLOGY: - There are so many examples of forced 'direct inference' theorization rather than 'observation and conclusion' to fit all facts in every area of science. Anthropologists in Polynesia kept tellingrepparttar 149222 native people that they came from S. E. Asia despiterepparttar 149223 native assertions that they came from South America or evenrepparttar 149224 Nootka/Haida nation ofrepparttar 149225 Pacific Northwest. Thor Heyerdahl provedrepparttar 149226 natives were correct. The lack of willingness to accept that humans were inventive and ingenious enough to create rafts is nearly funny. There is botanical proof that Hawaii's vegetation is not all indigenous and came fromrepparttar 149227 Caroline Islands of 1500 miles away. A cable TV documentary showed howrepparttar 149228 rites ofrepparttar 149229 Caroline Islanders involve a bailing kind of movement and they established that as long ago as 150,000 BC these islanders traveled to Hawaii on huge rafts with outriggers. The jungles' vines and logs would make a raft in evenrepparttar 149230 earliest times of hominid development.

The anthropologists as a whole are more

History of the Watch

Written by Allen Shaw

The earliest mention ofrepparttar watch was in Shakespeare’s play "As You Like It." Inrepparttar 149199 second act ofrepparttar 149200 play one character produces a sun-dial from his pocket and muses aboutrepparttar 149201 time. Though at this time in history a true, portable timekeeping piece would have been too much of a hassle. Coming up with a powers source forrepparttar 149202 watch was impossible at this time. But inrepparttar 149203 1500’s Peter Henlein from Germany createdrepparttar 149204 first pocket watch. And from that point on portable timekeeping was part ofrepparttar 149205 norm.

Inrepparttar 149206 early 1600s, form watches came into being. Cases shaped like animals and objects and religious themed watches wererepparttar 149207 most popular. But cheap, portable clocks…watches…didn’t really come into wide spread use until 1780 when Abraham Louis Perrelet inventedrepparttar 149208 self winding movement.

Watch making enters its prime period inrepparttar 149209 years that followed. In 1791, J.F. Bautte foundedrepparttar 149210 watch company that would eventually become Girard-Perregaux. In 1820, Thomas Prest registers a patent forrepparttar 149211 self-winding watch. In 1833 Antoine LeCoultre started his own watch making business that would eventually become Jaeger-LeCoultre.

Other big names and when they were founded:

Minerva founded in 1858 Heuer founded in 1860 Zenith founded in 1865 Movado founded in 1881 Rolex founded in 1905 Citizen founded in 1918 Seiko founded in 1924

But probablyrepparttar 149212 most innovative and best-selling watch of all time isrepparttar 149213 Timex. Timex createdrepparttar 149214 Waterbury pocket watch inrepparttar 149215 1880s and made affordable timekeeping a mainstay forrepparttar 149216 average man.

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