Update

In no particular order, here are some new images I’ve created recently. I posted these on my Facebook wall but they quickly got lost in the ephemeral feed. This blog is a much better repository for this research. This post is a grab bag of things I’ve noticed that haven’t made their way yet into […]

Tripolis

The ancient Egyptian Temple of Debod was moved to Madrid, and is aligned with St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. The Vatican axis continues eastward to Istanbul, which was once capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. Back then Istanbul went by the name Constantinople. The city went by the name Byzantium even before that, from 660 […]

Pilgrimage

Back in 2012 I wrote a post on Burning Man, a post-modern pilgrimage where 50,000 people converge on Black Rock City in the Nevada desert every summer. This cathartic festival culminates in the ritual burning of a giant man in effigy. Julius Caesar wrote in his Commentary on the Gallic War that the Gauls sacrificed […]

London-Eye

Threes

The Great Pyramid has a base perimeter of 1007.7 yards, as measured by Sir Flinders Petrie in 1883 and confirmed by J.H. Cole in 1925. The mean diameter of the Earth plus the mean diameter of the Moon is 10077 miles (99.99% accurate). 1007.7 yards and 10077 miles use the exact same digits, however these […]

Memorabilia

I was going through some old paperwork last night and came across a folder of memorabilia from high school. I had a good laugh at this letter: I don’t remember that test and unfortunately I have retained very little Spanish, even though I went on to take 4 years of classes. What kind of superhuman […]