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Fire Rat and shimmering dragons

dragonsHueyshan abound in gold and silver, and the rules it as their royal leader-“Leader of the set.” Followed later in the history absolutely strange passages, however, eloquently demonstrate the quirkiness of Chinese world view and their peculiar manner of narration in a very distant future. “At the far south of the country lie Yanshan Mountains, people who eat lobsters, crabs and hairy snakes to protect themselves from the heat. Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

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Where dragons fly

dragons Historically, most of the monsters have not as a product of human imagination and fantasy, and under the influence of unknown natural phenomena, which are observed by our ancestors. Whales come to the surface of the sea, they were sea monsters, fossilized skeletons of prehistoric people believed the victims of Medusa, the rumble of earthquakes took for the votes of underground monsters.

And the list goes on and on. But here is to trace the origin of draconian Smaug is more complicated.
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Posted by on November 8, 2012 in Dinosaurs, Dragon, Ghost, Mysterious

 

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In Romania-the island found stocky dragon

stocky, dragonThe Scientists group discovered in Romania remain unusual carnivorous dinosaur, which experts call “chunky dragon”. The article describing the findings appeared in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Briefly describe the work in the press release of the National Science Foundation. The researchers studied species Mastricht stage of the Cretaceous period and found in them the bones of a previously unknown dinosaur.
By bringing them together, scientists were able to restore the appearance of some lizard – it was a creature that moves on two hind limbs, while the front had been reduced (such dinosaurs belong to the group Theropoda). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 3, 2010 in Dragon

 

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Mystic Artifact Tears Of Dragon

DragonFor a long time rock ‘Dragon Tears changed a lot of owners, eventually he found himself in a private collection of Peter Rashidovich Tollunbaeva – archaeologist, explorer and collector. According to the owner of the stone, even if briefly touching a person feels the heat coming from the rocks, and tide energy. The ancient believed that Ulunyng Dzhazhi gives good luck and protection from evil spirits at the two lunar periods (58 days).




According to the owner of the stone, even if briefly touching a person feels the heat coming from the rocks, and tide energy. The ancient believed that Ulunyng Dzhazhi gives good luck and protection from evil spirits at the two lunar periods (58 days). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on July 30, 2010 in Mysterious

 

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A dinosaur island dwarfism

The researchers proved that the dinosaur was of island dwarfism – that is, reducing the size of species due to habitat on the island.

The article appeared in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and her summary of the results in Discovery News.

In the study, researchers studied the cell structure of fossilized bones Magyarosaurus dacus. These bones were discovered in 1895, but until recently, many experts have assumed that they belonged to the young. The researchers proved that the bone remains found at the time of death M. dacus was already quite “old”.
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Posted by on May 5, 2010 in Dinosaurs

 

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The ancestor of T. rex lived in Australia

Tyrannosaur ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex, the most famous of the dinosaurs, lived in Australia about 110 million years ago and the size slightly superior man, British and Australian paleontologists in an article published in the journal Science.

T. Rex Bones previously found only in the northern hemisphere, and for some time it was thought that these predators do not hit the southern continents. But then in the south found the bones of other traditionally “northern” species of dinosaurs, and the absence of traces of T. rex in Africa, South America and Australia became increasingly suspicious, writes RIA Novato.
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Posted by on March 29, 2010 in Dinosaurs

 

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Mysteries Arzamas monster

The mysterious creature (not a crocodile, not a prehistoric dinosaur) was found in the city of Arzamas in the early eighteenth century. Monster authorities zaspirtovali barrel and sent to St. Petersburg to study. But the men accompanying the cargo, as one might expect, drinking alcohol from a keg, a relic lizard (possibly the last on the planet) allowed for snack …

Coat of arms of Moscow is known to all – it has a picture geog Victorious, lance snake. But few people realize that this is the dragon (not excluded) a very real creature that lived some time in Russia’s forests.
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Posted by on September 24, 2009 in Historical

 

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The man with the soul of the dragon

There is a legend about a meeting of two great philosophers of China Confucius. Confucius, Lao Tzu came to for advice on how to manage overstimulate, to which he replied Heaven and earth will naturally comply with the constancy of the sun and moon, natural light, the stars have their natural order, wild birds and animals inhabit the natural shame, the trees grow naturally. You, too, should observe the Tao

During this conversation, Confucius is said to be timid and could not utter a word. He was shocked and instinctively felt the greatness of this man, although the ascetic ideas of Lao-tzu were alien to him. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 26, 2009 in Dinosaurs

 

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The legend of the serpent Yormundgad

DragonThis Scandinavian legend tells of how, stranstvuya Lighting, Loki spent three years at the giantess Angrbody. During this time she bore him three children, a girl Hel, volchonka Fenrisa (Fenrira) and snake Yormundgad. “Even very young Hel was already on the two heads above his giant mother. The left half of her face and torso was red as raw meat, while the right – blue-black as the starless sky country of eternal night … Snake Yormundgad, second daughter Angrbody not yet had time to grow – there was not no more than five steps – but because her mouth has sochilsya deadly poison, and its cool light-green eyes sparkle ruthless malice. Compared with the two sisters, their younger brother, Fenris, seemed quite innocuous . Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 23, 2009 in Dragon

 

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The Legend of St. George

The Christian legend of St. George has many variants, differing greatly among themselves. In one of the options received literary treatment in the Greek East (historians consider him the most early and authentic), the Roman emperor Diocletian (in 303 year) starts on the persecution of Christians. Soon it was a young military tribunes George is originally from Cappadocia (region of Asia Minor, then a part of the Roman Empire, now Turkey) in the assembly of the higher ranks of the empire in the city Nikomedii, he declared himself a Christian. The Emperor was trying to persuade him to renounce his faith, but without success. Then George put in prison, and subjected to many severe torture – thrown into the ditch with quicklime, bichuyut neat veins, put hot, stick spiked iron boots grass poison, wheels, etc., but it is still alive. In between torture George performs miracles (healing the sick, raises the dead, etc.) Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 19, 2009 in Dragon

 

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