How and when was Stonehenge built? Who's the mind behind it? We may never really know, but here are the most likely answers.
Stonehenge is one of the United Kingdom's most treasured monuments and one of the world's most mysterious ancient sites. Its enormous stone structures, and massive size, have attracted scientists and tourists for centuries, but why and how was it built?
Here we will attempt to answer these deceptively simple questions, and explore some other interesting information about the site.
Who built Stonehenge and why?
Stonehenge is one of the world's most iconic and mysterious ancient monuments. It was built on what is today Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England.
Given its size and scale, it must have been a site of incredible importance to the people who built it. But why exactly did they bother making such an enormous effort?
The problem is we can only really make educated guesses as to why these ancient people built it. Suggestions range from an enormous celestial calendar to an ancient druid temple.
However, the most compelling explanation comes from more recent excavations. Large amounts of human bones have been found at the site, most of which show signs of cremation.
This appears to indicate that the site was a highly sophisticated ceremonial burial ground. Other discoveries also seem to support this theory too.
"In 2010 archaeologists discovered a second stone circle located just over a mile away from the more famous landmark. Dubbed “Bluestonehenge” for the 25 Welsh bluestones that originally made up the site, this secondary monument provides more evidence that Stonehenge could have been part of a huge memorial complex where high-ranking individuals took part in elaborate rituals and ceremonies honoring the dead. Yet as no written records exist, this theory—like all those about Stonehenge’s purpose—can only remain a matter of speculation." - History.com.
When was Stonehenge built?
Stonehenge was built between 3000 BC with major additions occurring between 2500 and 2200 BC. Other minor alterations also appear to have continued at the site until around 1500 BC.
This places its construction between the Neolithic and Bronze age.
How was Stonehenge built?
Given the age, size, and scale of Stonehenge, it is wondrous thinking just how people in the Neolithic age were able to build such a thing. Without the benefit of metal tools and modern construction equipment, somehow they managed to build something that remains largely intact today.
Unsurprisingly there have been various theories put forward as to just how it was done, but the general consensus is as follows. We have used English Heritage as the main source for this information as they are the de facto custodians and authorities of the site today.
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A controversial documentary that was nearing completion about the central government taking over society. The director and writer of the film David Crowley, 29, was found dead in his apartment in an apparent ‘murder suicide’ along with his wife, Komel, 28, and their 5-year-old daughter on January 18 2015.
The nature of his death has aroused suspicion as many saw no reason to suspect he would do anything like that. A friend said that from the last time they spoke in December his demeanor seemed "contradictory to a man who was about to kill his family and himself." Given the nature of the films Crowley was making it is very strange that he died in the way that he did. The deaths are currently under investigation.
The film was trying to challenge the current world order the monetary system and martial law. The sensitive nature of the subject has led many to believe that this was a plot to suppress the film but the rough cut called "Gray State: The Rise" has been leaked online through multiple sources. Watch it below before it gets taken down again.
The synopsis reads: “The world reels with the turmoil of war, geological disaster, and economic collapse, while Americans continue to submerge themselves in illusions of safety and immunity. While rights are sold for security, the federal government, swollen with power, begins a systematic takeover of liberty in order to bring about a New World Order.
"Fearmongering, terrorism, police state, martial law, war, arrest, internment, hunger, oppression, violence, resistance -- these are the new terms by which Americans define their existence.
"Neighbor is turned against neighbour as the value of the dollar plunges to zero, food supplies are depleted, and everyone is a terror suspect. There are arrests. Disappearances. Bio attacks. Even rumors of concentration camps on American soil.”
The Star Tribune reported that: “Several neighbors said they thought Crowley may have been a military or ex-military member, and that he had close-cropped hair and tattoos. One neighbor said he thought Crowley worked at home doing screenwriting of some kind, and that his wife worked as a dietician.”
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Good morning folks. Here is an updated look at the visible solar disk on Thursday. Solar activity during the past 24 hours was high with one X-Flare and four M-Flares detected around sunspot 2297. The X2.2 event on Wednesday associated with a Type II radio emission likely produced a coronal mass ejection, however due to the lack of available coroagraph imagery, it is hard to determine an Earth directed component at this time. NOAA/SWPC believe that based on the flare location and radio emission, at least a small portion of the plasma cloud may be directed our way with a shock passage possible on Friday. Other activity around region 2297 includes an impulsive M3.2 at 04:46 UTC, an M1.6 at 11:50 UTC and M1.4 at 12:14 UTC. More flaring will be possible during the next 24 hours due to the complex magnetic layout of the sunspot group. A new sunspot numbered 2299 located in the southeast quadrant produced a C7 flare and will continue to be monitored. Sky watchers at high latitudes should be alert for aurora displays during the next several days. A number of coronal mass ejections from the previous 72 hours may deliver a glancing blow to our geomagnetic field and could lead to elevated geomagnetic activity.
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