Possible Viking Settlement in Canada Revealed in Satellite Images

A lot of disparate cultures & ethnic groups are believed to have shaped the ” New World ” : Chinese anchor stones have been found in California, an obscure item called ” The Bat Creek Stone ” in Eastern TN – inscribed with paleo Hebrew script, pottery not too dissimilar to Japanese Jomon ware, for example, & the controversial 9,000 year – old ” Spirit Cave Man ” & Kennewick Man with Caucasian bone structures. But Vikings & early Mediterranean seafarers seem to be the favorite of scholars almost globally.

As I’m 1 / 4th Cherokee, I wonder if the early Native Americans met & mingled with other travelers & traders ( & by ” mingled “, I mean intermarried, intercourse, reproduction, family groups, family trees….. 🙂 ). It would certainly mean revising a LOT of history & getting used to new perspectives, challenging & puncturing many preconceived ideas & concepts.

But that’s what discovery & exploration are ABOUT !

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With the help of detailed satellite images, scientists have uncovered what may be a previously unknown Viking settlement in Newfoundland, Canada, news sources report.

Source: Possible Viking Settlement in Canada Revealed in Satellite Images

New Foldable Battery Takes Cue from Chinese Calligraphy

This is a very interesting idea. Future tech that’s foldable. Very convenient. Foldable tech is not new, in 2010 or thereabouts a foldable ” monitor ” with LCD technology was introduced. A similar concept was introduced in the all – too – short – lived ” Battlestar Galactica ” prequel ” Caprica ” for data storage & transmission.

Yankee ingenuity needs to be cranked up a notch, I think.

From your friendly chronicler of science fiction being birthed into fact —–

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Scientists in China have developed a flexible, rollable, foldable battery inspired by traditional Chinese calligraphy involving ink on paper.

Source: New Foldable Battery Takes Cue from Chinese Calligraphy