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Coast-2-Coast AM Saturday Sept 26th -Mysterious Artifact (Antikythera mechanism)
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Posted on 09/25/2009 4:12:01 PM PDT by Perdogg

Science journalist and author Jo Marchant will discuss the century-long quest to understand the purpose of a mysterious Greek artifact buried beneath the sea for 2,000 years.

(Excerpt) Read more at coasttocoastam.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Computers/Internet; History; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: antikythera; antikytheramechanism; godsgravesglyphs
Antikythera mechanism
1 posted on 09/25/2009 4:12:03 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Quix; Las Vegas Dave; ShadowAce; SunkenCiv; decimon; doug from upland

ping


2 posted on 09/25/2009 4:13:33 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sarah Palin-Jim DeMint 2012 - Liz Cheney for Sec of State - Duncan Hunter SecDef)
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To: Perdogg

THX.

WILL CHECK IT OUT. MAYBE AFTER A NAP.


3 posted on 09/25/2009 4:14:51 PM PDT by Quix (POL Ldrs quotes fm1900 2 presnt: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: Perdogg

I love CTCAM !!! Miss Art Bell, though...


4 posted on 09/25/2009 4:20:27 PM PDT by devane617 (Republicans first strategy should be taking over the MSM. Without it we are doomed.)
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To: Perdogg

The device was based on the geocentric model, which believed that the Earth was the center of the universe.


5 posted on 09/25/2009 4:27:19 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The Obama Administration is a blueprint for Fabian Socialism.)
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To: Perdogg
Timex


6 posted on 09/25/2009 4:40:14 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Perdogg

Basically, they’ve run out of things to talk about, and are starting over, right?


7 posted on 09/25/2009 4:41:42 PM PDT by theDentist (fybo qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: jonrick46
The device was based on the geocentric model, which believed that the Earth was the center of the universe.

The Antikythera mechanism is an amazingly sophisticated calculator. It performs very complex calculations. One of its functions was to calculate the times to hold the Olympic games. It also calculated eclipses of the sun and moon.

8 posted on 09/25/2009 5:23:50 PM PDT by stripes1776 ("That if gold rust, what shall iron do?" --Chaucer)
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To: theDentist

LOL!


9 posted on 09/25/2009 6:34:23 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sarah Palin-Jim DeMint 2012 - Liz Cheney for Sec of State - Duncan Hunter SecDef)
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To: devane617

How long has he been retired this time?

Used to love listening to him and his guests topics. Tried to listen to his replacement for awhile but it just wasn’t the same. Art Bell is just irreplaceable imo.


10 posted on 09/25/2009 6:37:57 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: uncitizen

I learned how to detect lies from listening to that show. It wasn’t Art that necessarily lied, but his guests.


11 posted on 09/25/2009 6:52:44 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Sawdring

Some of them, sure. But it didn’t matter to me. It was great entertainment. Like a radio variety show.


12 posted on 09/25/2009 6:54:59 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: Perdogg

Interesting... the antikythera mechanism has got to be one of the more intriquing artifacts ever. I’m not convinced at all that we know very much about what it’s for.


13 posted on 09/25/2009 6:57:26 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: uncitizen

It was a good show, sometimes it would make the hairs on the back of my neck stand up.


14 posted on 09/25/2009 7:21:28 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Sawdring

i hear ya.

And it was just so cool to listen to Art because he was so compelled to be on the radio, so passionate about that. I don’t recall ever getting the impression that Art passed judgment on his guests. He always seemed open minded and objective at least.


15 posted on 09/25/2009 7:42:24 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: uncitizen

It was really strange about how he met his new wife.


16 posted on 09/25/2009 9:04:03 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sarah Palin-Jim DeMint 2012 - Liz Cheney for Sec of State - Duncan Hunter SecDef)
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To: Perdogg

New wife? How did he meet her?


17 posted on 09/25/2009 9:09:55 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: uncitizen

Remarriage
By the end of January, Bell began hinting that he was making a significant life decision, but that he would keep it a secret for at least one year, asking listeners to remind him in 2007 to let them in on it. By March, he was saying that he would soon take a “huge risk” and “do something rash.” On April 15, 2006, he ended the mystery and, to the mild surprise of listeners, revealed that, after several weeks of mourning, he had recently gone to the Philippines and married Airyn Ruiz,[15] whose name is pronounced like the name “Irene,” but Art likes to pronounce her name as “Arin.” This is because during their Internet dating Art imprinted the spelling of her name with that pronunciation. Airyn Ruiz Bell is a recent college graduate. Ruiz — given Bell’s private e-mail address by an amateur radio friend—had contacted Bell to offer condolences shortly after Ramona’s death. After “dating” via Internet video conferencing for “hundreds of hours,” the two married one week after Bell arrived in the Philippines to actually meet her in person . Bell also paid for his friend—who was courting Airyn’s sister—to accompany him to the Philippines and marry her. The two couples wed in a double marriage ceremony on April 11, 2006.

On October 7, 2006, Bell announced on Coast to Coast that Ruiz was pregnant with the couple’s first child. Art told listeners that the couple’s child was indeed a girl as many listeners suspected. He noted that they had been hoping for a girl and had announced only a girl’s name for their unborn child in hopes of receiving a girl.

Art and Airyn’s baby girl, Asia Rayne Bell, was born on May 30, 2007.


18 posted on 09/25/2009 9:17:39 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sarah Palin-Jim DeMint 2012 - Liz Cheney for Sec of State - Duncan Hunter SecDef)
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To: SunkenCiv

Ping.


19 posted on 09/25/2009 9:34:28 PM PDT by FrogMom (No such thing as an honest democrat!)
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To: Perdogg

Hmm interesting. A 15 year old. seriously? And it wasn’t too long after Ramona’s death either was it?

I always got the impression that Art was madly passionately in love with whomever he was married to and that he would not ever like to be without a wife.

Whatever happened to his son who contracted HIV from a guy who molested him? Has his son survived?


20 posted on 09/25/2009 9:55:52 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: uncitizen; Perdogg

Oh, no, that passage was copied from Wikipedia. The [15] is not her age, it’s a reference note number. I don’t know what happened with his son, I haven’t listened to Art Bell in quite some time.


21 posted on 09/25/2009 11:50:14 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Thanks for clearing that up! Whew!


22 posted on 09/26/2009 12:00:26 AM PDT by uncitizen
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To: Sawdring

I swear I could tell from Art’s tone whether or not he believed the guest. I know many think he promoted/believed everyone he had on, I never thought that. Often he was having fun with outlandish guests or callers and yet he spoke like he believed it to egg them into saying more outlandish things. Used to crack me up. I took it as entertainment and darned good entertainment at that, I miss that man. I know many made fun of him, but I don’t think he cared- I’m sure he laughed every trip to the bank.


23 posted on 09/26/2009 12:14:51 AM PDT by Tammy8 (Please Support & pray for our Troops; they serve us every day. Veterans are heroes not terrorists!)
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To: Perdogg
Full resolution


24 posted on 09/26/2009 12:51:27 AM PDT by Las Vegas Dave (To anger a Conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a Liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Perdogg; Nikas777; StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; 1ofmanyfree; 21twelve; 24Karet; ...

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Hey, thanks Perdogg! Just to be perverse, I may ping this, since A) it has been a while since a topic about this, and B) one of my first posted GGG topics was about it and duplicated someone else's exactly (typed in for a book, for cryin' out loud). PING!

antikythera site:freerepublic.com
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To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.
GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother, and Ernest_at_the_Beach
 

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25 posted on 09/26/2009 3:31:11 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: SunkenCiv

I might give it a listen, except for the fact it will be Punnet.

Love the way he asks questions, then cuts off the guest when they answer.
And his obvious religious biases...

Unless he has a really, really interesting guest who I want to hear, I don’t even bother to listen to his drivel.


26 posted on 09/26/2009 3:39:36 AM PDT by djf (I ain't got time to read all the whines!!!)
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To: SunkenCiv

wheels within wheels...

27 posted on 09/26/2009 3:46:32 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum)
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To: SunkenCiv

There are 82 remaining fragments of the mechanism that contain a total of 30 gears. The largest piece contains 27 of the gears. (Image copyright of the Antikythera Mechanism Research Project). http://www.antikythera-mechanism.gr/

SOURCE

28 posted on 09/26/2009 3:57:40 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum)
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To: Fred Nerks; djf

Thanks!


29 posted on 09/26/2009 5:26:56 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: SunkenCiv

30 posted on 09/26/2009 6:22:39 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: TheOldLady

Thanks!


31 posted on 09/26/2009 6:35:45 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: FrogMom

Whoops! And thanks FrogMom!


32 posted on 09/26/2009 7:02:04 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: uncitizen

That’s not her age. It is a reference number from Wikipedia.


33 posted on 09/26/2009 10:19:57 PM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: djf

He did an interview with a researcher of the Kensington, MN, (sic) Rune. It was fascinating, IMO.


34 posted on 09/26/2009 10:22:30 PM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: PghBaldy

thx. i was advised of that already. big relief it was.


35 posted on 09/26/2009 10:24:53 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: PghBaldy

Well, he did an interview with Stan Deyo, who is a survivalist and is perhaps a bit on the extreme edge.

Punnet shut him down, because a viewer called and said she was upset or something.

I lost almost all respect for Punnet that night. Why the hey invite someone on then shut them out? Just because you don’t like what they have to say??


36 posted on 09/26/2009 10:32:37 PM PDT by djf (I ain't got time to read all the whines!!!)
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To: uncitizen

Sorry, I need to refresh page more. Best wishes.


37 posted on 09/26/2009 10:52:02 PM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: djf

Fair enough. Best wishes.


38 posted on 09/26/2009 10:52:23 PM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: PghBaldy

no problem. i don’t always read all the posts before making a comment.


39 posted on 09/26/2009 10:54:00 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: Perdogg; SunkenCiv
It was designed to do the extremely complex calculation of the sum total of all women Zeus had bedded.
40 posted on 09/28/2009 12:36:49 PM PDT by colorado tanker (Barack Obama is an old Kenyan word for Jimmy Carter)
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To: colorado tanker; SunkenCiv

You don’t a machine do that - all of them!!!


41 posted on 09/28/2009 12:48:41 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sarah Palin-Jim DeMint 2012 - Liz Cheney for Sec of State - Duncan Hunter SecDef)
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To: djf

My impression of Punnet is he belongs to the “New Age Christian” theology - the cafeteria Christian who can pick & choose what part of God’s word to believe. He’s not the brightest bulb, either. I stopped listening to him eons ago....


42 posted on 09/28/2009 12:52:27 PM PDT by newfreep ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." - P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: colorado tanker; Perdogg
:'D
Travel in the Ancient World
by Lionel Casson
A gifted faker name Alexander founded an oracle in a backwater on the south shore of the Black Sea. Here, for stiff prices, a talking serpent he had rigged up answered questions for the local hayseeds... (p 135)

43 posted on 09/28/2009 2:41:15 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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