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Origin of the Zodiac Signs
Zodiac is that imaginary belt encircling the earth through which the sun, moon, and the planets pass during the year.
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Astrology >> The Moon
The Legend of Stonehenge
Stonehenge has fascinated thousands of people throughout the ages, even today people are still wondering about the origins of the mysterious Stonehenge. Today's scientists and historians are still unable to come to a solid theory of when, why, by whom, and...
Earth Mysteries >> Mystic Places
Tarot Cards Overview
Tarot is made up of four suites of regular playing cards, each having 14 pieces of cards. What distinguishes a deck of tarot cards from conventional playing cards is a single card called the Fool.
Divination >> Tarot Cards
Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Astral Beings and Wildlife
The astral dimension contains a wide variety of what could be called non-physical subtle energy life-forms; or as Carlos Castenada so aptly calls them: inorganic beings. Some of these have a positive nature (nice) and some seem have a negative nature (not so...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies

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Duodecimal Bulletin Document - The Dozenal Society of America
Origins. For the most part, our ancestors counted on their fingers. In a world where communication was limited, most societies inde- pendently developed a ...
Duodecimal Bulletin - The Dozenal Society of America
The Duodecimal Bulletin is an official publication of. The DOZENAL ..... Counting is the point of origin of all mathematics, and it can be done in many ways.
The Duodecimal Bulletin | Volume 11 Number 2
Duodecimal Society of America, Inc. , 20 Carlton Place, Staten. Island 4, New York.
The sexagesimal cycle, from China to Southeast Asia
decimal cycle, the (ten) Heavenly Stems, tiāngān 天干, and a duodecimal cycle, the (twelve) .... Origin of terms of the Chinese duodecimal cycle. According to the  ...
Why is a minute divided into 60 seconds, an hour into 60 minutes ...
Mar 5, 2007 originated because it made it easy for humans to count using their fingers. ... This division reflected Egypt's use of the duodecimal system--the ...

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Puzzle post
As with usual Puzzle Posts, you are encouraged to guess in replies. When you do, please put your reasoning for the answer. Don't be shy, even if you aren't sure if you are correct.
Roger Hanson: The origins of the number 60 as a counting method
The numerical system based on 60 originated with the Sumerian civilisation, 4500 years ago. Sumer was located in what is now the southern part of Iraq.
The Strange History Behind The 1800s Cheesiest Dish: Lobster Thermidor
Friday A/V Club: Vintage Metric Propaganda to Warm Lincoln Chafee's Heart
You may find it fun to contrast the beginning of The Metric Film, which mocks the origins of the English customary measurements, with the section starting at 5:48, which gives us the absurd history of the meter.
Friday the 13th: why is it 'unlucky'?

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Duodecimal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The duodecimal system is a positional notation numeral system using twelve as its base. In this system, the number ten may be written by ...
Why We Should Switch To A Base-12 Counting System - io9
Jan 18, 2013 Also called the duodecimal system, the "dozenal" system was initially popularized in the 17th century when mathematicians began to recognize ...
Duodecimal | Define Duodecimal at
And at the very first in Egypt, Chalda, and among the Turanian races generally, we find this duodecimal system firmly established. Human Origins Samuel Laing.
Base-12 -
Duodecimal (or dozenal) is a counting system based on the number 12, and it has some advantages over the base-10 decimal method of counting. One of them  ...
Base 12 - Numberphile - YouTube
Dec 11, 2012 We mark the date 12/12/12 with a video about the merits of the dozenal/ duodecimal system. Numberphile regular Dr James Grime makes the ...

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