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University Press Spotlight Fall 2015: University of Colorado Press
Here are some Fall 2015 highlights from the University Press of Colorado (which also includes the Utah State University Press).
Maya Discovery: Ancient Sun Observatory May Help Explain Civilization's Origins
It's not clear what might have prompted the lowland Maya to give up their semi-settled life for permanent villages and cities
Mayan Weather Change Spurred Civilization's Decline, Calendar Study Suggests
This base-20 Long Count calendar fell into disuse in the Mayan empire before Spanish explorers arrived in South and Central
Taking Calendar Reform Viral
Steve H. Hanke
Professor of Applied Economics at The Johns Hopkins University...
What sets the Hanke-Henry Permanent Calendar apart is that it preserves the all-important seven-day Sabbath cycle, while also addressing numerous calendar-generated financial problems.
3 Ways to Create Your Future World (Post Dec. 21, 2012)
Eco-Pioneer, Artist and Author of 'The Secret to Finding Passi...
Something shifted to a new level for me. I knew I needed to act, live and breathe even more from this real, truthful, authentic and unconditional place in my life.
It's in the Air...
Suzy offers resources and guidance to parents of children who ...
There were those who believed that based on the predictions of The Mayan Calendar, the world would cease to exist after December 21st, 2012. For many in Newtown CT, where I happen to reside, the Mayans were only off by a week.
A New Book From the Maureen Dowd of Astrologers: Jessica Murray
Astrologer and author of Midlife Is Not a Crisis: Using Astrol...
At the Crossroads
will stretch you, challenge you, shake you up and hopefully wake you up. Ultimately it will inspire you to see the world and yourself in a new way.
Life in Mayan Guatemala After the End of the World: Return From the Promised Land
Epidemiologist, anthropologist, writer, photographer, linguist...
Fifty years ago Nahualá was minimal, strewn with some adobe (mud brick) houses along paths with people tending to a land, which was open and unhindered. In the time since, a fledgling urban center has developed.
How Will You Measure Your Year?
Dennis Merritt Jones
Award Winning Author, Keynote Speaker, Mentor - Thought Leader
If used mindfully, the calendar is a wonderful tool with which you can measure your year before living it -- intentionally pacing yourself with a rhythm that suits and honors your life spiritually, mentally and physically.
Life Transition Counselor
Though our topic remains essentially the same, let's assume that, rather than the prediction of an apocalypse actually happening, destroying our physical universe, the end of the world meant the demise of long-held, cherished and finally -- at last -- obsolete belief systems.
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The Good, Hard Spanking of 2012
Columnist, SFGate/San Francisco Chronicle; Author, 'The Daring...
Is it not refreshing? Is it not all kinds of wonderful to be reminded that all the spittle-flecked hate and hissing resentment in the world still can't defeat intelligence, wisdom, flawed but honest integrity?
A New Beginning: 50 Shades Of Green Travel
While many journalists, philosophers, scientists and lay people debated the significance of the Mayan calendar finishing last December 21, one fact that was consistently overlooked was that the Mayans
the end of their calendar as it was regarded as a new beginning.
2012: The Year the World Moved
Founder of Silva Brand
As we look at prognostications about the economy and politics of 2030, is it possible that the axis of global culture is also moving to other places, or at least will be more evenly distributed in the decades to come?
Does Anyone Make 'It Gets Worse' Videos?
Lester and Charlie
Political satirists and sociial commentators.
It's time for some new predictions! Anything could happen in 2013. Who knows? Maybe the SETI project's radio telescopes will receive an alien transmission and pinpoint the source to that UFO hovering over Donald Trump's head.
Mayan Calendar Prophecy Demystified
Co-Founder and President, IDEA CHAMPIONS
"After years of assiduous research, I have come to understand that, approximately 2,100 years ago, there was a severe shortage
God's Top Ten New Year's Resolutions for 2013
Humorist, Author of The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm and The...
Which of these resolutions I break remains to be seen, but if you came up with ten, what do you think your success rate would be?
The Kids Grew Up Alright
Partner and Managing Editor, Betterafter50.com
I'm glad the world did not end so I could enjoy a few days of Forced Family Fun with some pretty awesome adults.
Tourists Visiting Tikal During Maya Celebrations Damage Ruins
The so-called Mayan Apocalypse didn’t occur, but an ancient temple nearly met its end. Tourists in Guatemala for “end of
Musings on Our Life Stories
Diana Raab, Ph.D.
Diana Raab, Ph.D. is an award-winning writer, poet, and speake...
Thankfully, the Mayans were wrong and as we gracefully approach 2013, we will face many new beginnings to talk and write about. In addition, holiday time is a natural time to reflect on our past and what brought us to where we are now.
The End Is Near
Shift of the Ages
shows the wisdom and strength of the Mayan culture, and how it is especially supporting us now in powerful, tender, and loving ways.
Oxlajuj Baktun: Ceremony and Ecstasy in the Center of the Mayan World.
Epidemiologist, anthropologist, writer, photographer, linguist...
As I stepped out last night for the midnight ceremony I followed the chanting and beating of the drum. The people had taken over the town square, building a fire pit that sustained the dozens in the highland cold wind.
End Of The World Parties: LA Breaks Out In Celebration As Doomsday Prediction Fails
By Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles Daily News
"I freaked out about the end of the world for a long time," said Los Angeles resident Jason Spence. "When midnight came, I
If the World Ends, Will You Leave Happy?
Author, Artist and Speaker - SheerBalance.com and TinyToesDesi...
Experiment: Every day, find something new to try. Take a class. Attend a seminar. Read a new book. Play a new game. When
What Did You Think About All The Mayan Calendar Hysteria? (POLL)
Hunter Hunted's "End of the World" Music Video
Contributing writer, Grantland and Esquire.com
With the Mayan calender coming to an end on December 21st, Los Angeles indie duo Hunter Hunted have chosen a very applicable day to release their debut video "End of the World."
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