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Tango0122 Dec 2022 8:40 p.m. PST

"Less than a year after a 1,200-year-old dugout canoe was recovered from Lake Mendota in Wisconsin, a second even more ancient canoe has been found. Radiocarbon analysis dates it to 1000 B.C., making it the oldest canoe ever found in the Great Lakes region by 1,000 years and the earliest direct archaeological evidence of the use of water transportation in the region. Archaeologists were so surprised by the results that they had the wood sample re-tested three times.

The 14.5-foot canoe was first spotted in May by Wisconsin Historical Society maritime archaeologist Tamara Thomsen. It was discovered not even 100 yards from the one discovered in 2021 at the bottom of a drop-off in the lakebed. Their proximity may be more than coincidence. Archaeologists are now researching the ancient shoreline and water levels to investigate whether the canoes were kept near ancient villages that were ultimately submerged and lost…"


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Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP23 Dec 2022 8:58 a.m. PST

Amazing stuff. I find it amusing how many of our treasured, long held beliefs are being shattered by new discoveries: the James Webb Space Telescope destroyed the Big Bang Theory, and now this. Thanks for sharing, Armand. Cheers!

Tango0123 Dec 2022 3:03 p.m. PST

No mention my friend…


Tgerritsen Supporting Member of TMP23 Dec 2022 6:19 p.m. PST

I've boated that lake a few times. Amazing to think these treasures were just a few feet below.

Dn Jackson Supporting Member of TMP23 Dec 2022 6:22 p.m. PST

Very cool.

mjkerner24 Dec 2022 11:07 a.m. PST

Not exactly, ZsaZsa, but sort of:


Tango0124 Dec 2022 2:46 p.m. PST

Happy you enjoyed it guys…


Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2022 1:11 p.m. PST

Search YouTube on the JWST. They've vlog'ed about it, quite a bit. The JWST shows unexplainably bright galaxies, at 200 Million years after the alleged BBT says the Universe exploded into existence. Their models dictate that galaxies of that size and complexity could not form as early as 200 Million years. Astronomers and physicists are scrambling to figure it out. I would say that these discoveries blow the BBT completely apart (pun intended), but review the videos and make up your own mind.

I could not find a date on the source HTML code for that web page interview linked to, mjkerner. The only dates I found were for a photo, 2022 (no month, or day). That article talks about JWST in a future tense, as in before it went online. A lot has changed since June of this year. The YouTube videos are more up to date than this article appears to be. Multiple vlog'ers have discussed the BBT being invalid, based on JWST's discoveries. Scientists are working to validate the discoveries which tear BBT apart, but they've found multiple galaxies in that time-frame after the BBT explosion, which all indicate their theories and models of the formation of the Universe are wrong. I find this exciting, and fun. Science is not as secure as was thought. New discoveries are all around us, waiting to be found. And JWST is just getting started… Cheers!

Tango0127 Dec 2022 3:21 p.m. PST



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