The act of human sacrifices was quite common in the world at some point, there were several cultures that practiced this and did it as a means of pleasing their supposed heavenly or underworld deities. However, what makes this very strange culture interesting when being studied is the simple fact that it happens differently from place to place.
In the days before fried turkey and turkey legs were common and regular additions to any fried rice meal, people could get by just fine without eating them. That sounds delicious, doesn't it? That's the goal. The Mayan civilization was on the rise in 300 BC, with large cities, elaborate temples, developed farming, various other technologies, and numerous accomplishments.
There are some things that people will never be able to agree on. Religion and all those things that have caused humanity to kill each other over for thousands of years. But if you are a living,breathing person then it is difficult to disagree with the fact that Mel Gibson is an amazing director. I have always loved watching Gibson on film and I might like watching him direct even more than act. Below 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Apocalypto. 1. The animal that the men are hunting in the beginning of the
The movie, Apocalypto was one big hit movie produced by Mel Gibson (the producer of Passion for Christ). The movie was released on the 8th of December, 2006. The character we are going to be looking at in this article is Jaguar Paw ( role played by Rudy Young blood)According to the producer of the movie, Mel Gibson, Apocalypto means "new beginning". For those that might not have seen the movie, here is a quick summary. The movie is about the history of the mesoamerican tribe, how they are raided, captured and
Corn or more properly, maize, is a grain crop that has been a staple food in many parts of the world including Nigeria. It's origin and agricultural produce can be traced back to the Aztecs and Mayans, and it was then spread through the various expeditions during the age of discovery. It became very popular due to its versatility as a crop, growing in a wide variety of climate conditions. Through the years, and thanks to the advancement of science, corn has steadily improved in both productivity and nutritional
Corn on the cob was first domesticated somewhere between 9000 and 8000 BC in Mexico and Central America. It was important to the Mayans and Olmecs, who revered it and incorporated it into their daily rituals, religious ceremonies and used it as a motif in their art. Certainly by 2000 BC it was a staple in the diets of the peoples of Mesoamerica. Native Americans also held it in esteem and it was one of their staple foods, but one which the early colonists seemed to disdain. Times have changed, however and s
Are you fond of chocolate? May be you always heard eating a lot of chocolate is not any good for you. But now, you will be able to tell them the health benefits of eating chocolate on daily basis. Here we will talk about the hot chocolate or dark chocolate, whatever you like to call it. Hot chocolate drink is a solution of shaved or melted chocolate and milk or water. Topping of whipped cream or marshmallows can take its taste to another level. It would be interesting to know that it is famous as “cacao,
The theory that cold environments would be more conducive to the development of technologically advanced civilizations was widespread in the 19th and 20th centuries. The argument behind it is that the cold climate would have offered extra challenges to survival, thus favoring a process of evolution of society. In the tropics, where "just reaching out" to pick a fruit, people would have been indolent, with no reason to move forward. It's a fake. There are multiple examples of advanced cultures in the tropics.
The Mayan is a system of calendar which was developed in 1582. As at that time,many people depended on it to keep track of dates and important events before Gregorian calendar came into existence. However,the Mythical Mayan calendar is still widely used by a set of people as it is notable for its yearly predictions. According to one of it's predictions,the world was supposed to end roughly between June 20 and 21 of the year 2020 when a solar eclipse occurred. The prediction gained wide attention as a result
Turkeys these days are mostly seen as vessels for stuffing your table. But in 300 B.C. the birds were viewed by the Mayans as the vessel of the gods and they were being worshipped as gods. In fact, the bird were originally domesticated to play a part in religious rites. The ancient Maya had one of the most advanced civilizations in the world, and part of their culture was the love of turkey. The bird was believed to be gifted with extra ordinary powers which could be beneficial or harmful to man from the dr
Most of our parents told us about one myth or the other, some said if you think throw you removed teeth to the roof top, then it will regrow, another is that if you whistle in the night a snake might visit you, but all these things are to make you feel scared. We all know that chew gum has been around for centuries now and there's a myth that says when you swallow gum it stays in your stomach for seven years and another said it will block your butt. But what actually happens might surprise you, Ok to solve
Less known than shea butter, cocoa butter nevertheless has all the active ingredients present in the bean, giving it recognized antioxidant, soothing and slimming properties, in addition to the gourmet side it brings to beauty treatments that enhance the body and hair. Already used by the Mayans and the Aztecs, cocoa from a tree called the cocoa tree is undoubtedly one of the major discoveries of the first explorers. Cocoa butter is particularly nutritious because it is rich in fats, but also in flavonoids,
We all know honey is sweet.Some of us use it in our tea or coffee.Some of us even use it as a term of endearment for our partners or children but do you know honey has magical healing powers?
Girl Lost Control due to Herb Overdoses and Had Astonishing Encounter with Jesus (video) My name is Jenieva Loubega. As a teenager I was always searching for the truth. I tried meditation with Buddhists and I went to Mexico searching for the truth with Mayans. I always searched for my truth and I wanted to be set free and be alive, but I could never find it. My aunt and my uncle always told me Jesus is the truth. I never took them seriously because I never felt the fruits from my Catholic background. That
When I search for oils that aid in skin glow, I always look for oil with these three properties. 1. Cells regeneration 2. Boost collagen production and elasticity 3. Hydrates and moisturizes One of the many oils that check all these three boxes and more is Rosehip oil. Rose hip oil (also known as rose hip seed oil) is extracted from the seed of wild rosehip fruit. Rosehip oil has been used by native Americans and Mayans for ages. Rosehip oil amazing properties are owe to its high levels of
We all like a good prediction every now and then. Remember when the Mayans said the Earth would die in 2012? It’s still alive and kicking, sticking it to the Mayans on a daily basis. I once predicted the lottery numbers and I was only 83% wrong. I can live with those numbers – I’ve been wrong before. But apart from the Mayans and yours truly, celebrities have also dived into the territory of soothsaying and have made wild predictions. And as is usually the case when thousands of people make prediction
When it melts in your mouth, it tastes is so good. Men hoard it, kids always want more, women adore it, and for most people, Valentine’s Day isn’t complete without eating it. Wondering what that could be? It is the darling chocolate. 1. The chocolate bar is more than 100 years old. The original chocolate bar was made in England way back in 1842, by the Cadbury Company. This company still exists and is famous for its delicious Easter-themed chocolates treats amongst other different assortments of good
Mayans M.C.Season 3 is an American crime drama T.V.series produced by Kurt Sutter and Elgin James, and now his fans are talking about releasing Mayans mc season 3.Let us tell you that the first season of Mayans M.C.
The history of chocolate can be traced to the ancient Mayans, and even earlier to the ancient Olmecs of southern Mexico. The word chocolate may conjure up images of sweet candy bars and luscious truffles, but the chocolate of today is little like the chocolate of the past. Throughout much of history, chocolate was a revered but bitter beverage, not a sweet, edible treat. How Chocolate Is Made Chocolate is made from the fruit of cacao trees, which are native to Central and South America. The fruits are calle