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"You have to know the past in order to understand the present." ~Dr. Carl Sagan image: The traveling Moai and Rano Raraku, Rapa Nui (Easter Island). Pinned by www.drmelindadouglass.com | #archaeology #history #psychology

The sun sets behind a moai (stone statue) and Rano Raraku - the volcanic quarry where it once was carved.

Easter Island heads have bodies. The dirt and debris partially burying the statues was washed down from above and not deliberately placed there to bury, protect, or support the statues  the statues were erected in place and stand on stone pavements.

Easter Island heads have bodies! The back of this statue shows petroglyphs exposed by excavation. - photo from Easter Island Statue Project

Symphony of Science-'We Are All Connected' (ft. Sagan, Feynman, degrade Tyson & Bill Nye) by John Boswell

Symphony of Science - 'We Are All Connected' (ft. Sagan, Feynman, deGrasse Tyson & Bill Nye) "We Are All Connected" was made from sampling Carl Sagan's Cosmos, The History Channel's Universe series,

Intended to stand atop cut-stone altars (called ahu), the moai of Easter Island average 13 feet high and weigh nearly 14 tons each.  (Courtesy awc007/myBudgetTravel)

10 islands to see before you die

Intended to stand atop cut-stone altars (called ahu), the moai of Easter Island average 13 feet high and weigh nearly 14 tons each. (From: 10 Islands to See Before You Die)

Easter Island, Chile. Probably less beautiful now that they are excavating them.

Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Moai (The Statues that Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island by Terry Hunt and Carl Lipo)

This Day in History: Jul 18, 1976: Nadia Comăneci - first person in Olympic Games history to score a perfect 10

Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci competes in the womens gymnastics floor Summer Olympic Games in Montreal, August At Comaneci won the gold medal in the individual standings, with the maximum score of A first in the history of the Olympics.

Easter Island - 15 imposing moai statues

The Lost Civilisation of Planet Mu - Moai Statues, Easter Island - Photo by Ryoji

Thoughtful Thursday:Have a complete conversation with your partner. The Ziegarnik Effect is the propensity of human beings to remember uncompleted or interrupted tasks better than completed tasks. In the world of trust, Dr. Gottman has found that it translates as follows: unprocessed negative events between partners have an enormously destructive power - through an ongoing erosion of trust....more at http://www.gottmanblog.com/2012/08/what-makes-love-last-zeigarnik-effect.html

Thoughtful Thursday:Have a complete conversation with your partner. The Ziegarnik Effect is the propensity of human beings to remember uncompleted or interrupted tasks better than completed tasks. In the world of trust, Dr. Gottman has found that it translates as follows: unprocessed negative events between partners have an enormously destructive power - through an ongoing erosion of trust....more at http://www.gottmanblog.com/2012/08/what-makes-love-last-zeigarnik-effect.html

Woooow!!! Volcanic eruption in Pacific ocean on the 20th of November creates a whole new island at the coast of Japan

Smoke billows from a new island off the coast of Nishinoshima, a small, uninhabited island in the Ogasawara chain, far south of Tokyo. In a thousand years this could be the only bit of Japan left, but what will it be called by the people who live there.

Easter Island. Top of the "if I had an extra one hundred thousand dollars and a stronger tolerance for obscenely long flights" list.

Top of the "if I had an extra one hundred thousand dollars and a stronger tolerance for obscenely long flights" list.

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