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skyscraper in the Sahara

sky scraperA group of Chinese architects proposed the concept of environmentally friendly skyscrapers that can be built as in the Sahara desert. The concept featured in a special edition 2 Skyscrapers architectural magazine Evolo.

Project Sandy Babel suggests that the skyscrapers you can print on the special 3D-printers that are able to sinter sand. Printers work is supposed to provide energy through solar panels. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on April 4, 2014 in miracles, Mysterious, Techonology


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What happened to the ancient cultures of the Sahara?

SaharaSahara– the biggest and hottest desert in the world. It is almost completely devoid of life. However, only a few thousand years ago there flourished early human civilization. Only in the last decade, we have learned what became of them.

Rock Paintings of the Sahara

For a long time the main source of our information, there were examples of Paleolithic rock art, which reflects, apparently, all aspects of life in ancient Saharans. A common feature of paintings – round head, which suggests a similar cultural origins of all these nations. Over time, the walls of caves and rock shelters appear imaging tools Bronze Age, the riders on horses, clay pots. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on June 25, 2013 in Historical, Nature


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Under the Sahara

SaharaThe journal Environmental Research Letters, at a depth of approximately 75 meters below the Sahara desert and in other parts of Africa are water supplies that may be a hundred times the reserves of water on the surface of our planet.

Currently, researchers have created the world’s first detailed map of these stocks, most of which are located in North Africa.

According to scientists, it contains water in aquifers, which exist since ancient times.
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Posted by on April 22, 2012 in Historical


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Scientists have unraveled the mystery of the Sahara

saharaAn international team of scientists from Germany, Canada and the United States, headed by Stephen Kreplinym from the Institute of Geology, University of Cologne prehistoric conducted the study.

It turned out that the Sahara has become the most extensive and the hot desert planet about 2700 years ago in a very slow evolution of climate.

Previously it was thought that climate change was very abrupt and occurred over a relatively short period of time, recalls the ITAR-TASS.
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Posted by on February 8, 2010 in Historical


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