The Nazca Lines Photo U1

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Most people are likely aware of crop circles: sprawling, circular patterns often made in the cornfields of farmers throughout the world that are said to be created by extraterrestrials. They’re possibly a form of communication, possibly a warning. But perhaps the most fascinating of these types of symbols, dubbed geoglyphs, are the Nazca Lines found across the dry, desert plains of southern Peru. Said…

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Also referred to as the Codex Gigas, the Devil’s Bible is a massive medieval tome, written in the 13th century by a monk who was said to have made a deal with the Devil in order to finish it. According to legend, the monk had been sentenced to be walled-up alive as punishment for breaking his vows. He promised the monastery that if…

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Is Black Star Canyon the site of an Indian massacre by Spanish conquistadors, as a local legend suggests, or a skirmish between fur trappers and natives in 1831? Other than the ghost stories, little is known about Black Star Canyon except that it was part of a mining operation in the late 1800s. Now many…

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