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  • Conchita Wurst caused Balkan floods after Eurovision win, say church leaders

    05/22/2014 8:42:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6:33PM BST 22 May 2014 | (Foreign Staff)
    Conchita Wurst is responsible for flooding that left over 50 people dead earlier this month, church leaders in the Balkans have claimed. The Austrian drag artist, whose real name is Thomas Neuwirth, seized international attention after winning Eurovision 2014 with his hit Rise Like a Phoenix. […] “This [flood] is not a coincidence, but a warning,” Patriarch Amfilohije of Montenegro said, according to e.novine.com. “God sent the rains as a reminder that people should not join the wild side.” […] The Russian Orthodox Church has previously described Conchita as an “abomination” and that his victory was “one more step in...
  • Students Surprised to Find Noah's Ark Feasible

    04/14/2014 8:43:16 AM PDT · by fishtank · 60 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | 4-11-14 | Brian Thomas
    Students Surprised to Find Noah's Ark Feasible by Brian Thomas, M.S. * Advanced physics students at Leicester University were tasked with determining if the Biblical dimensions of Noah's ark—assuming it was properly constructed—could have supported the mass of 70,000 animals. Student Kayie Raymer told UK's The Telegraph that after other "more serious" assignments, this one was "something different."1 What did they find? The students used 48.2cm (almost 19 inches) as the length of a cubit to estimate the total dimensions of the ark. Using the density of water and Archimedes' principle of buoyancy, they calculated the total mass the ark...
  • Noah’s Ark could have floated with the weight of 70,000 animals inside, researchers calculate

    04/04/2014 11:57:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 73 replies
    National Post ^ | 04/04/2014 | Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph
    Noah’s Ark could have floated even with two of every land animal in the world packed inside, scientists have calculated. Although researchers are unsure if all the creatures could have squeezed into the huge vessel, they are confident it would have handled the weight of 70,000 animals without sinking. A group of master’s students from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Leicester University studied the exact dimensions of the Ark, set out in Genesis 6:13-22. According to The Bible, God instructed Noah to build a boat that was 300 cubits long 50 cubits wide and 30 cubits high —...
  • Noah’s Ark would have floated…even with 70,000 animals

    04/03/2014 7:23:19 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7:00AM BST 03 Apr 2014 | Sarah Knapton
    Noah’s Ark would have floated even with two of every animal in the world packed inside, scientists have calculated. Although researchers are unsure if all the creatures could have squeezed into the huge boat, they are confident it would have handled the weight of 70,000 creatures without sinking. A group of master’s students from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Leicester University studied the exact dimensions of the Ark, set out in Genesis 6:13-22. According to The Bible, God instructed Noah to build a boat which was 300 cubits long 50 cubits wide and 30 cubits high—recommending gopher wood...
  • Does An Ancient Tablet Tell the Real Story of Noah’s Ark?

    03/27/2014 7:58:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 03/27/2014 | By JAVIER ESPINOZA
    As Darren Aronofsky and Russell Crowe unveil “Noah” in U.S. cinemas this week, British archaeologist Irving Finkel offers a new perspective on the story with his book “The Ark Before Noah: Decoding the Story of the Flood.” In his book, published in the U.S. by Doubleday, Finkel tells the story of how he managed to get his hands on a cuneiform tablet, which was part of the flood story. As a curator for the British Museum, he relies on members of the public bringing artifacts to him for inspection. He was on duty one afternoon in 1985 when a man...
  • Ten Ways Noah’s Ark Prefigured the Church

    03/24/2014 6:54:37 PM PDT · by Salvation · 16 replies
    CE.com ^ | March 24, 2014 | Stephen Beale
    Ten Ways Noah’s Ark Prefigured the Church Stephen BealeWhen Catholics speak about the Church as the “barque of St. Peter,” two images usually come to mind—the actual fishing boat of St. Peter and the ark that saved Noah and his family from the Genesis flood.Indeed, since the time of the Fathers, Catholics have always seen the epic ark as a type of the Church. Just as the ark was the means by which Noah and his relatives were spared destruction, so also the Church is the instrument by which Christians are saved. The comparison between the two has an...
  • How the ark changed shape

    02/13/2014 9:34:14 AM PST · by NYer · 26 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | February 13, 2014 | Will Gore
    Dr Irving Finkel In 1985 a man called Douglas Simmonds brought a bag of miscellaneous antiquities to the British Museum for inspection. Dr Irving Finkel, the museum’s assistant keeper of ancient Mesopotamian script, languages and cultures, went through the curiosities and quickly discovered that one of them, a small Babylonian tablet covered in cuneiform (an ancient form of script) was a historical document of great significance. As an expert in Assyriology and cuneiform, Finkel only needed to read the first few lines of this small, craggy tablet to realise that this was a segment of an ancient Mespotamian myth, the...
  • British Museum: Prototype for Noah's Ark was round

    01/25/2014 2:08:46 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 24, 2014 | Jill Lawless
    It was a vast boat that saved two of each animal and a handful of humans from a catastrophic flood. But forget all those images of a long vessel with a pointy bow - the original Noah's Ark, new research suggests, was round. A recently deciphered 4,000-year-old clay tablet from ancient Mesopotamia - modern-day Iraq - reveals striking new details about the roots of the Old Testament tale of Noah....
  • Ancient tablet suggests Noah’s Ark was round

    01/24/2014 4:52:19 PM PST · by Libloather · 58 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1/24/14 | Jill Lawless
    LONDON — It was a vast boat that saved two of each animal and a handful of humans from a catastrophic flood. But forget all those images of a long vessel with a pointy bow — the original Noah’s Ark, new research suggests, was round. A recently deciphered 4,000-year-old tablet from ancient Mesopotamia — modern-day Iraq — reveals striking new details about the roots of the Old Testament tale of Noah. It tells a similar story, complete with detailed instructions for building a giant round vessel known as a coracle — as well as the key instruction that animals should...
  • Noah's Ark 'Was a Massive Double-Decker Coracle'

    12/16/2013 10:52:52 AM PST · by Theoria · 180 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 15 Dec 2013 | Fiona Keating
    New evidence suggests that Noah's Ark was round, made from reeds and the length of six double-decker buses. For years, archaeologists have scoured the world for factual evidence for the Bible story of Noah's flood, but due to scant documentation, many believe the fable to be an Old Testament myth. Now, however, a new book claims that Noah's Ark was a round coracle and looked very different from its traditional image. In The Ark Before: Decoding the Story of the Flood by Irving Finkel, there are claims that the vessel had two decks with cabins for the animals. British Museum...
  • Evidence Noah's Biblical Flood Happened, Says Robert Ballard (World Renown Underwater archaeologist)

    12/21/2012 3:25:31 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    ABC News ^ | 12/10/2012 | JENNA MILLMAN, BRYAN TAYLOR and LAUREN EFFRON
    The story of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood is one of the most famous from the Bible, and now an acclaimed underwater archaeologist thinks he has found proof that the biblical flood was actually based on real events. In an interview with Christiane Amanpour for ABC News, Robert Ballard, one of the world's best-known underwater archaeologists, talked about his findings. His team is probing the depths of the Black Sea off the coast of Turkey in search of traces of an ancient civilization hidden underwater since the time of Noah. Tune in to Christiane Amanpour's two-part ABC News special,...
  • Former ‘Baywatch’ Actress Searches for Noah’s Ark

    08/21/2012 9:59:16 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 17 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | August 21, 2012 | JP
    When I caught the news reports that actress Donna D’Errico just returned from Turkey, where she climbed Mt.Ararat in search of Noah’s Ark, I initially thought it some kind of sacrilegious publicity stunt. After all, D’Errico is known for her role as a bikini-wearing vixen on TV’s “Baywatch,” and, before that, as a Playboy magazine centerfold. But I am now convinced the 44-year-old actress is on a spiritual quest: She truly wants to authenticate one of the great stories of the Bible. Indeed, she says, “I believe in the Bible.” Her interest in Noah’s Ark was sparked when she was...
  • Modern-Day Noah Opens Doors Of Ark Creation

    07/31/2012 5:18:54 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 25 replies
    Sky News ^ | 7/29/12 | Robert Nisbet
    A faithful reproduction of Noah's ark, using the dimensions in The Bible, has just opened to the public in The Netherlands. It was constructed by the Dutch creationist and millionaire building contractor Johan Huibers, after he dreamt that Holland would be flooded once again. He used the ancient measurement of the cubit - the length of a man's arm from the elbow to the fingertips - to build the craft according to Biblical proportions. In Genesis the ark is described as being 300 cubits long, 50 cubits wide, and 30 cubits high so the mammoth effort took him and his...
  • Creation Museum Announces Plans to Build a Full-Size Noah's Ark

    03/23/2012 11:16:52 AM PDT · by sreastman · 22 replies · 1+ views
    Faith Issues ^ | 3/23/2012 | Christian Telegraph
    Creation Museum Announces Plans to Build a Full-Size Noah's Ark Faith Issues/Christian Telegraph Mark Looy, one of the co-founders of the Creation Museum, spoke in an exclusive interview with the Christian Telegraph about the Creation Museum in USA. He also spoke about plans to build a huge, full size Noah's Ark to explain creationism and present the Gospel to those who don't believe in the Bible. Tell me a little bit about the initiative of building the Creation Museum and the influence it has on people? The Creation Museum is one of the outcrops of Answers in Genesis. Answers in...
  • Film 'proving Bible true' getting major expansion Moviemakers on eggshells:

    02/12/2010 10:52:00 AM PST · by TaraP · 62 replies · 1,740+ views
    WND ^ | Feb 12th, 2010
    A film that could potentially verify the historical accuracy of much of the Bible is getting a major expansion, causing its producers to be extra sensitive to modern political concerns and anxious fans to wait even longer for its release. With a new working title of "The Exodus Conspiracy," the movie was initially targeted for release in the spring of 2007. But, despite about 10 years of work, the producers have not launched it yet because the scope of the project has increased dramatically. But the film's creators, while not wishing to reveal every detail, say the motion picture has...
  • Museum group sued by fellow creationists

    06/17/2007 12:56:37 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 162 replies · 2,914+ views
    Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | June 17, 2007 | Andy Mead
    There is trouble in paradise, with a fight of biblical proportions raging between a Kentucky-based creationist group and the Australian group from which it sprang. Three days after the Memorial Day opening of Answers in Genesis' $27 million Creation Museum in Northern Kentucky, a group called Creation Ministries International filed suit in the Supreme Court of Queensland. Among other things, the suit claims the Kentucky group stole subscribers for its Answers magazine by claiming that the Australians' Creation magazine was "no longer available." The suit is the most public move in what has been a growing rift between groups that...
  • Is This The Real Noah's Ark, Found At Last? The Mystery Of The "Ararat Anomaly"

    04/16/2002 12:12:59 PM PDT · by Good Tidings Of Great Joy · 120 replies · 49,225+ views
    TooGood Reports ^ | 4/15/02 | Isaiah Flair
    It may be exactly what millions of people believe that it is. If so, it is the greatest archaeological find in centuries. Its official name is "The Ararat Anomaly". An independent correlation of maps of the region with information released in 1995 by the United States Defense Intelligence Agency places the Ararat Anomaly at "approximately 39 42' 10" N 044 16' 30" E at an elevation of approximately 14-15,000 feet and approximately 2.2 KM horizontal distance west of the summit". It is located by the Ahora Gorge, near the summit of Mt. Ararat, in Turkey. Turkey, in turn, is...
  • Millions are paid for THE PASSION OF THE ARK

    04/15/2004 8:15:35 PM PDT · by Future Snake Eater · 18 replies · 533+ views
    Cinescape.com ^ | 15 APR 04 | Patrick Sauriol
    A new spec screenplay has created a lot of heat in Hollywood thanks to Mel Gibson's THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST. Bobby Florsheim and Josh Stolberg's THE PASSION OF THE ARK was sold to Columbia Pictures for $1.5 million dollars, with another million waiting for the two writers if the project gets greenlighted. It's a huge sale for the industry, especially for two previously unproduced screenwriters, but that's the kind of heat that high concept religious movie ideas have in the wake of Gibson's CHRIST film. THE PASSION OF THE ARK is set in the modern day and follows a...
  • Expedition Will Seek to Find Noah's Ark

    04/27/2004 8:55:22 AM PDT · by HarleyD · 14 replies · 427+ views
    Fox News ^ | April 26, 2004 | AP
    An expedition is being planned for this summer to the upper reaches of Turkey's Mount Ararat where organizers hope to prove an object nestled amid the snow and ice is Noah's Ark. A joint U.S.-Turkish team of 10 explorers plans to make the arduous trek up Turkey's tallest mountain, at 17,820 feet, from July 15 to August 15, subject to the approval of the Turkish government, said Daniel P. McGivern, president of Shamrock_The Trinity Corporation of Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Dutchman builds modern Noah's Ark

    03/30/2006 7:46:16 AM PST · by narby · 40 replies · 1,017+ views
    BBC ^ | 3-28-06
    Dutchman Johan Huibers is building a working replica of Noah's Ark as a testament to his Christian faith. The 47-year-old from Schagen, 45km (30 miles) north of Amsterdam, plans to set sail in September through the interior waters of the Netherlands. Johan's Ark is a fifth of the size of Noah's and will carry farmyard animals. Mr Huibers, who plans to open the vessel as a religious monument and zoo, hopes the project will renew interest in Christianity in the Netherlands. Although Mr Huibers has tried to remain true to the ark described in the Bible, Johan's Ark is constructed...
  • New Noah's Ark ready to sail [full size 'replica' in Holland]

    04/28/2007 10:48:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies · 3,854+ views
    CNN ^ | April 28, 2007
    SCHAGEN, Netherlands (AP) -- The massive central door in the side of Noah's Ark was thrown open Saturday -- you could say it was the first time in 4,000 years -- drawing a crowd of curious pilgrims and townsfolk to behold the wonder. Of course, it's only a replica of the biblical Ark, built by Dutch creationist Johan Huibers as a testament to his faith in the literal truth of the Bible. Reckoning by the old biblical measurements, Johan's fully functional ark is 150 cubits long, 30 cubits high and 20 cubits wide. That's two-thirds the length of a football...
  • Greenpeace Builds Replica of Noah's Ark

    05/16/2007 5:49:10 AM PDT · by reagan_fanatic · 66 replies · 982+ views
    Environmental activists are building a replica of Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat—where the biblical vessel is said to have landed after the great flood—in an appeal for action on global warming, Greenpeace said Wednesday.
  • Has Noah's Ark Been Found on Turkish Mountaintop?

    04/28/2010 4:56:07 AM PDT · by urroner · 52 replies · 1,330+ views
    Fox News ^ | April 27, 2010
    A group of Chinese and Turkish evangelical explorers say wooden remains they have discovered on Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey are the remains of Noah's Ark. The group claims that carbon dating proves the relics are 4,800 years old, meaning they date to around the same time the ark was said to be afloat. Mt. Ararat has long been suspected as the final resting place of the craft by evangelicals and literalists hoping to validate biblical stories. Yeung Wing-Cheung, from the Noah's Ark Ministries International research team that made the discovery, said: "It's not 100 percent that it is Noah's...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Satellite Sleuth Closes in on Noah’s Ark Mystery

    03/09/2006 10:33:53 AM PST · by steel_resolve · 72 replies · 3,931+ views
    Space.com ^ | 09 March 2006 | Leonard David
    High on Mt. Ararat in eastern Turkey, there is a baffling mountainside "anomaly," a feature that one researcher claims may be something of biblical proportions. Images taken by aircraft, intelligence-gathering satellites and commercial remote-sensing spacecraft are fueling an intensive study of the intriguing oddity. But whether the anomaly is some geological quirk of nature, playful shadows, a human-made structure of some sort, or simply nothing at all—that remains to be seen. Whatever it is, the anomaly of interest rests at 15,300 feet (4,663 meters) on the northwest corner of Mt. Ararat, and is nearly submerged in glacial ice. It would...
  • Making Waves Over Noah's Flood (Black Sea)

    01/14/2003 7:53:47 AM PST · by blam · 29 replies · 482+ views
    Newsday ^ | 1-14-2002 | Robert Cooke
    Making Waves Over Noah’s FloodSome research backs the biblical story and some finds no evidence of the catastrophe By Robert Cooke STAFF WRITER January 14, 2003 Scientists are seriously challenging a recent, fascinating proposal that Noah's epic story - setting sail with an ark jam-full of animal couples - was based on an actual catastrophic flood that suddenly filled the Black Sea 7,500 years ago, forcing people to flee. In a detailed new look at the rocks, sediments, currents and seashells in and around the Black Sea, an international research team pooh-poohs the Noah flood idea, arguing that all the...
  • Satellite Search Underway For Noah's Ark

    08/31/2002 7:15:41 PM PDT · by blam · 108 replies · 2,325+ views
    Space.com ^ | 8-30-2002 | Leonard David
    Satellite Search Underway For Noah's Ark By Leonard David Senior Space Writer posted: 07:40 am ET 30 August 2002 A puzzling mountain-side object in Turkey is the target of a hide-and-seek game of biblical proportions. The high-flying and super-powerful commercial QuickBird satellite has begun snapping imagery of Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey - in a quest to spot the possible remains of what is believed to be Noah's Ark. Aircraft pictures taken in the late 1940s, as well as more recent secret spy satellite shots of the area do show something odd - a bit of strangeness that has earned...
  • One man and a vision (Dutch ‘Ark’-builder draws visitors from all over the world)

    03/03/2009 9:04:28 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 16 replies · 851+ views
    Creation Magazine ^ | Frans Gunnink
    One man and a vision Frans Gunnink chats with Johan Huibers, Dutch ‘Ark’-builder Johan Huibers is now well-known as the self-employed Dutch carpenter who has built a working ‘Ark’ nearly half as long as Noah’s original. Since opening for public viewing in mid-2007 in the Netherlands, many thousands of visitors have ‘flooded’ into the ‘Ark’...
  • Noah's Ark in Iran?

    07/21/2006 10:13:22 AM PDT · by Sopater · 69 replies · 16,185+ views
    Associates for Biblical Research (ABR) ^ | July 19, 2006 | Rick Lanser, M.Div.
    This article was first published in the July 2006 ABR Electronic Newsletter. And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. – Genesis 11:1–2 (KJV) The Media Blitz Since mid-June, 2006 there has been a flurry of reports in the media and on the Internet about the possible discovery of Noah's Ark on a mountain in northern Iran. Robert ("Bob") Cornuke, who has previously claimed to have found such notable things as...
  • Is the Wood Recently Found on Mt. Ararat from the Ark?

    11/16/2011 7:49:05 AM PST · by fishtank · 86 replies
    Answers in Genesis ^ | Nov. 9, 2011 | Andrew A. Snelling
    From the conclusion: "Conclusion If the wooden remains of the Ark were to be found on Mt. Ararat, then samples of that wood would be expected to yield C-14 dates of between 20,000 years and 50,000 years, consistent with the C-14 dates of pre-Flood wood found fossilized in the geologic record of the Flood. Even though the true age of such fossilized pre-Flood wood should be only 4,500 years or so old, around the date for the biblical Flood, these grossly inflated C-14 dates obtained in conventional radiocarbon dating laboratories are due to those laboratories ignoring the very much less...
  • Noah's Ark discovery could be hoax, critic says

    05/05/2010 1:54:13 AM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies · 540+ views
    CNA ^ | 5/5/2010
    Boston, Mass., May 5, 2010 / 02:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Christian Science Monitor published an article last week which cast doubt on the recent alleged discovery of Noah's Ark by a Turkish – Chinese expedition, quoting one critic who warned that the team may be victims of an elaborate “hoax.” In a press conference in Hong Kong on April 25, members of Noah's Ark Ministries International (NAMI) claimed that they discovered a wooden structure in the Turkish mountains, whose fragments allegedly date back 4,800 years. According to the Bible, after the earth was flooded and the waters receded, Noah's...
  • The Reimagining of Noah

    Whether or not you read the Bible, Genesis is a fascinating part of ancient writings. Especially the chapters prior to Abraham as these seem to reach back into prehistory. The style and content indicates that we’re not getting a year-by-year history, but major highlights of a vast and largely undocumented period in man’s history. Hebrew scholars will confirm that the the genealogies in these chapters are unlikely to be complete. Genesis 6-8's talk of Nephilim, sons of God and a massive flood barely outline what was going on in this lost world. Wouldn’t it be interesting if someone went back...
  • Working Replica of Noah's Ark Opens In Schagen, Netherlands

    10/14/2010 9:54:48 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    News Blaze ^ | September 19, 2008
    This is truly amazing! Cannot even imagine the work time and money that went into this venture. It's also amazing to see how large this is - and that the fact it is to scale of biblical times. Enjoy. *** The massive central door in the side of Noah's Ark was thrown open Saturday for the first crowd of curious Pilgrims and townsfolk to behold the wonder. Of course, it's only a replica of the biblical Ark, built by Dutch Creationist Johan Huibers as a testament to his faith in the literal truth of the Bible. The ark is 150...
  • Christians Embarassed of Proposed "Noah's Ark Amusement Park"

    12/07/2010 5:20:13 PM PST · by truthfinder9 · 124 replies
    FactFindingTimes
    In a major recession, some brainiacs decided they want to build a $150 million Noah's Ark Amusement Park in Kentucky. The effort is backed by Answers in Genesis, the group that sunk millions into a "creation" museum that highlights their distorted view of science with such things as men living with dinosaurs. Many Christians are asking, however, aren't there better things to spend this money on? "Hungry people, missionaries, new churches, charities, all should be higher on the list. This is embarassing," said one churchgoer. Another added, "How can we afford to waste this money while the government is busy...
  • New Support for Alleged Noah’s Ark Discovery

    12/08/2011 1:40:49 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    SBWire ^ | 11/30/2011
    In 2010, the Hong Kong organization Noah’s Ark Ministries International or NAMI announced they had discovered the legendary vessel on Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey and were subsequently accused of perpetrating a hoax. Now, a professional archaeologist states there is significant merit to their discovery. Harvard University educated archaeologist and director of the Paleontological Research Corporation, Dr. Joel Klenck, surveyed the site, analyzed the archaeological remains and completed a comparative study. “The site is remarkable”, states Klenck, “and comprises a large all-wood structure with an archaeological assemblage that appears to be mostly from the Late Epipaleolithic Period.” These assemblages at...
  • Dutch Carpenter Builds Full-Size Replica of Noah's Ark

    07/01/2011 8:03:35 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 61 replies
    TIME Newsfeed ^ | 7/1/11 | Zachary Cohen
    Johan Huibers just finished a building a new ark that is even bigger than his original one, pictured here.It turns out somebody actually knows what a cubit is. Because one man converted the Biblical measurements to create a scale model of Noah's ark. And it's big. Really big. Johan Huibers of the Netherlands had a dream in 1991 that Holland was flooding. Three years and $1.6 million later, Huibers has a shiny new tourist attraction. The boat, which is as long as football field and four stories high, will be opened to the public as a tourist attraction with a...
  • Modern-Day Noah: Dutch Man Builds Ark of Biblical Proportions

    02/16/2011 10:16:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Time Newsfeed ^ | 02/16/2011 | Zoe Fox
    If you had infinite time and endless religious zeal, what are the chances you'd spend your days building a life-size replica of Noah's Ark? After dreaming of the Netherlands disappearing in water almost 20 years ago, Johan Huibers set out to recreate an ark like Noah's in the Book of Genisis. Practically speaking, it's not a ridiculous aspiration, as nearly one-quarter of the Netherlands lies below sea level. Almost 2,000 people in his home province were killed by a flood in 1953. Between 2005 and 2007 he built his first ark, spending six days a week constructing a half-size replica...
  • Preliminary OK for Noah's Ark Park Tax Breaks; Green Light for Speedway for NASCAR Race (KY)

    12/23/2010 8:17:43 AM PST · by berserker · 5 replies
    Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | Dec. 21, 2010 | Beth Musgrave
    A state tourism board gave preliminary approval Monday for a religious theme park to apply for up to $37 million in state tax incentives. The Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority also gave final approval Monday for the Kentucky Speedway to collect up to $20.5 million in sales tax breaks over 10 years. The deal will allow the Northern Kentucky race track to recoup up to 25 percent of the $82 million it is spending on an expansion that will allow it to host a NASCAR Sprint Cup race.
  • Piecing Together the Ark

    12/07/2010 7:57:43 PM PST · by Walt Griffith · 84 replies · 1+ views
    THE ARC ENCOUNTER ^ | DECEMBER 1, 2010 | ADMIN (The Arc Encounter)
    As the account of Noah’s Ark and the Flood continues to capture the imagination of all sectors in America, nearly every culture boasts well-known accounts of a massive flood that has elements very similar to the biblical Flood (going back even to the time of the Babylonians). In November, 2009, a CBS News survey revealed the finding that the remains of Noah’s Ark would be the greatest archaeological discovery of our day. CBS News stated: “CBS’ 60 Minutes news program, in conjunction with Vanity Fair magazine, recently conducted a web survey asking which archaeological discovery people would most want to...
  • This Existed? New Creationism Theme Park Plans To Put Dinosaurs On Noah’s Ark

    12/03/2010 9:40:21 AM PST · by OldDeckHand · 113 replies · 1+ views
    Mediaite.com ^ | 12/03/2010 | Ray Rahman
    Yesterday, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear announced that his state’s Creationism Museum will soon be joined by a creationism theme park named “Ark Encounter,” making Kentucky the unofficial creationism capital of our 6,000-year-old world. Some of the “edutainment” promised by the park include a Walled City, a Tower of Babel, and a “500-foot-long wooden replica of Noah’s Ark” that, as was revealed in the press conference, will feature dinosaurs. A representative from Answers in Genesis, the group that will operate the theme park, stepped in yesterday when Gov. Beshear was asked by a reporter, “Will there be dinosaurs on the Ark?”...
  • Chinese Explorers seek Experts for next Noah's Ark Expedition...

    05/18/2010 9:10:48 AM PDT · by FootBall · 6 replies · 460+ views
    Noahs Ark Ministries International ^ | May, 2010 | Noah's Ark Ministries International
    Recruitment of Experts for an Expedition Noah’s Ark Ministries International (NAMI) would like to recruit experts, scholars and scientists from around the world to join our team. Anyone who is capable to offer contributions for further exploration can reply our application form. In addition, we will have an Exploration Forum for our latest search discovery in mid June, 2010 in Dogubayzait, Eastern Turkey to seek advice and methodology from experts for our next expedition. Interested parties are welcome to fill in their contact information below. Details of the Forum will be sent by email to those interested parties on or...
  • Mugabe's 'Noah's Ark' gift for North Korea(two of every species in nat'l park)

    05/17/2010 6:04:56 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 13 replies · 356+ views
    Times Livde ^ | 05/15/10
    Mugabe's 'Noah's Ark' gift for North Korea May 15, 2010 10:00 PM| By Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe has ordered that two of every animal species in the Hwange National Park be sent to North Korea as a gift to that country's leader, Kim Jong Il. FACING DEATH: Experts say young elephants are unlikely to survive without their families, especially in a strange environment : Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force chairman Johnny Rodrigues said the animals had already been captured and were being kept in a boma in the park, waiting to be flown to North Korea. Neither the Zimbabwean government, nor...
  • Special: The American Soldier And The Ark Of Noah

    05/07/2010 9:03:42 AM PDT · by Fennie · 10 replies · 1,615+ views
    Ed Davis viewed Noah's Ark sometime in July, 1943. The Ark was located on the northeastern side of Mount Ararat in the Kars province. It was in two parts -- the smaller section some one-half mile from the main structure. Somewhere between 100 and 200 feet of the Ark was uncovered at this time. All the wood within and without the Ark is petrified. Wooden pegs, not metal spikes, were used in its construction and the larger beams have splices. The Ark is pitched for preservation and a watertight seal. The one large door was still intact and was in...
  • Update: Chinese Explorers refutes Dr. Randall Price claims of Noah's Ark Discovery as a Hoax....

    05/06/2010 6:53:01 PM PDT · by FootBall · 6 replies · 525+ views
    YouTube.com ^ | May 6th, 2010 | Noah's Ark Ministries International
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  • Excursion continues to find Noah’s Ark in Turkey

    05/05/2010 6:02:54 PM PDT · by FootBall · 22 replies · 1,013+ views
    The News and Advance - Lynchburg, VA ^ | December 28, 2009 | Dave Thompson
    (Picture) Randall Price works at the site of his expedition in Turkey If Noah’s Ark has been sitting on a mountain somewhere in the Middle East for a few millennia, a few more months of waiting are a small price to pay, at least for Randall Price. Price, who heads Liberty University’s Center For Judaic Studies, talked in January about his planned two-season expedition into Turkey, with the hopes of finding the Biblical artifact. He arrived in Turkey over the summer. But Price said since then, he’s faced pressure from a political group in Turkey that is forcing him...
  • Noah’s Ark nestled on Mount Ararat

    05/04/2010 3:52:00 PM PDT · by FootBall · 66 replies · 1,641+ views
    The Peninsula - Qatar's Leading English Daily ^ | January 19th, 2008 | SATISH KANADY
    Dogubayazit (Turkey’s Iran-Armenian Border) • For the first time in the seven decade-long history of the search for the legendary Noah’s Ark, a Turkish-Hong Kong exploration team on Tuesday came out with “material evidence”, to prove that the Ark was nestled on Mount Ararat, Turkey’s highest mountain peak bordering Iran and Armenia. A panel of experts, comprising Turkish authorities, veteran mountaineers, archaeologists, geologists and members of Hong Kong-based Noah’s Ark Ministries International, also displayed an almost one-metre-long peice of petrified wood before the media and specially invited international experts. The experts claimed it to be a part of a long...
  • Noah and the Missing Link

    05/03/2010 2:41:20 PM PDT · by FootBall · 6 replies · 530+ views
    One News Now ^ | May 3rd, 2010 | Peter Heck
    I have to wonder where Zimansky and these other critics were less than a year ago when another earth-shattering discovery was touted by media reports. Then, rather than being a potential find that would go a long way to validate the biblical record of history.... it was the reported discovery of the so-called Darwinian "missing link." Click Here for Link
  • Why I think Noah's "erets" flood occurred around 9,000 - 12,000 B.C. and ended in Turkey.

    04/19/2002 12:51:23 PM PDT · by vannrox · 21 replies · 1,160+ views
    Trust the Bible DOT com ^ | 2002 | Wayne McKellips
    Why I think Noah's "erets" flood occurred around 9,000 - 12,000 B.C. and ended in Turkey. Intro: For a long time I thought the flood waters destroyed all air breathing life on earth, except for those in the ark. That view has problems. I now believe the flood, at the minimum, filled the land of Turkey up with water. As 1st Samuel 30:16 shows sometimes "the whole earth" or "all the earth" can refer to a country or land area. The word translated land or earth in 1st Samuel 30:16 is the main one of the two words used...
  • Is the Biblical Flood Account a Modified Copy of the Epic of Gilgamesh?

    Skeptics claim that the flood narrative of Genesis1 is a rewritten version of an original myth, The Epic of Gilgamesh, from the Enuma Elish produced by the Sumerians. The flood of the Epic of Gilgamesh is contained on Tablet XI2 of twelve large stone tablets that date to around 650 B.C. These tablets are obviously not originals, since fragments of the flood story have been found on tablets that date to 2,000 B.C. It is likely that the story itself originated much before that, since the Sumerian cuneiform writing has been estimated to go as far back as 3,300 B.C.The...
  • Noah’s Ark PaleoBabble Update (hoax?)

    05/02/2010 11:58:31 AM PDT · by mnehring · 14 replies · 928+ views
    ..Now the sad part. I also got an email today from one of Randall Price’s students. The email contains a message from Dr. Price about this expedition. (Dr. Price, as some of you may recall, has been doing a lot of searching for the ark lately.) Here is an excerpt from his message: I was the archaeologist with the Chinese expedition in the summer of 2008 and was given photos of what they now are reporting to be the inside of the Ark. I and my partners invested $100,000 in this expedition (described below) which they have retained, despite their...
  • Noah's Ark Discovery News Conference (in English)

    05/02/2010 7:56:48 AM PDT · by FootBall · 60 replies · 1,787+ views
    YouTube.Com ^ | April 27th, 2010 | Noah's Ark Ministries International
    YouTube video of Noah's Ark Ministries International News Conference in Hong Kong (In English) Click Picture Below for YouTube video.