Tag: Maya

ARCHAEOASTRONOMY – THE COSMIC LANDSCAPE

Anthrophile , June 1st, 2021


“We are a way for the universe to know itself. Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We long to return. And we…


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From Crystal Skulls to the Caste War

Kirby Farah and Kenneth Seligson , October 23rd, 2018


Intersections of Tourism, Archaeology and Heritage in the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico Figure 1. Tourists admire the “El Castillo” pyramid at the site of Chichen Itza in Yucatán,…


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Are Emojis and Hieroglyphs Universal Language?

Gamwell , October 26th, 2017


Will Emojis be the death of writing? Are emojis modern day hieroglyphs? Is the increased use of emojis in textual conversations a sign of the end of language as we…


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Emojis + Hieroglyphics = Universal Language?

Gamwell , January 18th, 2017


Will Emojis be the death of writing? Are emojis modern day hieroglyphs? Is the increased use of emojis in textual conversations a sign of the end of language as we…


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Third Wave Coffees and Maya Farmers in Guatemala

Ted Fischer , December 3rd, 2014


$500 a pound coffee? Yes, the very best coffees these days are selling for astronomical prices. The $500/lb lot (from El Injerto in Guatemala) was a record, but…


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Third Wave Coffees and Maya Farmers in Guatemala

Ted Fischer , December 2nd, 2014


$500 a pound coffee? Yes, the very best coffees these days are selling for astronomical prices. The $500/lb lot (from El Injerto in Guatemala) was a record, but…


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Third Wave Coffees and Maya Farmers in Guatemala

Ted Fischer , December 2nd, 2014


$500 a pound coffee? Yes, the very best coffees these days are selling for astronomical prices. The $500/lb lot (from El Injerto in Guatemala) was a record, but…


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The Political Economy of Malnutrition

Ted Fischer , July 26th, 2014


Almost half of Guatemalan children under five are malnourished, the vast majority rural Maya kids. This is a hidden human tragedy of epic proportions, each of these lives…


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