Archaeology – It’s the Bog Bodies!

I LOVE archaeology and I LOVE mummies even more. There, I said it. Every time I talk about mummies (and I mean I could go on and on about the topic), my friends and especially my mom, would give me a look of distaste. Like, “Ew”, they would say. “How can you like dead people?”…

Remembering to Give Thanks

Remembering to Give Thanks Too often do I see children yelling at their parents and elders; everywhere I look I see these children take their elders for granted and not realize that they are very lucky to have them. Some young people think that the older generation are, well, OLD. They believe that they can’t…

UPDATE!!! Volunteer in Cambodia: June 11-25, 2011

Hey there everyone!! As promised, I’m writing as I have the confirmation of the exact dates for an opportunity to volunteer in Cambodia and should not be missed!!! Unless, you have something against Cambodia? Haha. Here are some more information about the program, costs, contact information and the date for the volunteer program with DWC…

The Real Temple of Doom – Part 2

Welcome back everyone! We’ll be continuing off from the last post……..so let’s continue our journey to the real temple of doom! As I mentioned from the last post, archaeologist Christian Mesia and his team found something at the site in Peru; dozens of snuff tubes made from animal bones all over Chavín. These snuff tubes…

Mystery of our origins: Panspermia?

When we debate about the origins of our species Homo Sapiens Sapiens, we are usually referring to humanlike creatures that appeared about 4 million years ago. From Australopithecus, Homo Habilis, Homo Erectus, to the more recent Homo Sapiens neanderthalensis, we have researched intensely about the possibilities of our ancestors on earth, and not how we…

Rare artifacts help Louis come alive in Canada

Metis Henry Hall is the proud owner of Louis Riel artifacts he’s been collecting for 18 years. Hall doesn’t consider himself to be the owner but instead he would rather be considered a ‘keeper’. This collection undoubtedly the largest personal collection of Riel memorabilia in B.C., and possibly Canada, is on display which started yesterday…

Happy Chinese New Year!

Wishing all who celebrate the Chinese New Year a wonderful beginning and prosperous year! We were at the Fo Guang Shan Temple in Toronto today and it was extremely crowded! I tried taking photos but unfortunately couldn’t due to the enormous crowds there…eh hem….pushing and shoving so to speak. Hope everyone received lots of red…

Moving over from Windows Live Spaces to WordPress

I’ve officially moved over to WordPress from Windows Live Spaces. I’ve been hesitating for awhile because I cannot import my old posts from there onto WordPress! It’s ridiculous I know! There is a possible way to move the stuff over but I just don’t want to go through all that trouble just to move a…