Episode 13: Objects Out of Time

This week’s episode is on the topic of anachronisms, objects that seem to exist in a time period where they don’t belong.  We have a wide variety of curious objects ranging  from mechanical computers to alien discs.  It is a weird one, so put a hold on your butt and dive on in.

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News –

 

The Dropa Stones –

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A Dropa Stone

A discovery on the border between China and Tibet reveals a curious burial plot that held strange skeletons and 716 mysterious stones.

 

The Baigong Pipes –

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A monument to the aliens near the Baigong Mountain

A series of iron pipes were found crisscrossing the caves inside a mountain in rural China.  Testing dated the pipes back 150,000 years.

 

The Antikythera Mechanism –

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The Antikythera Mechanism

A mysterious lump of bronze was discovered in an ancient Greek shipwreck.  After studying the object, scientists realized it was a 2,000 year old mechanical computer.

 

North American Runestones-

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The Kensington Runestone

 

Stones depicting iconography and languages from distant cultures are reported to be dotted all over America.

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