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July 2014

WILL MIAMI BE THE AMERICAN ATLANTIS?


Throughout history great cultures and civilizations have risen, flourished and then disappeared. Ancient Rome was an example of an inevitable and slow collapse. Pompeii was lost in the blink of an eye, the exact moment preserved under a blanket of volcanic ash. Some lost civilizations are known by only a few artifacts and remains. Chief among these is Easter Island and its enigmatic, ancient statues scattered in some of the most desolate and biologically tortured landscape on the planet. Others are nearly contemporaneous with our times. These include the Incas, whose demise was not only witnessed by early explorers from Europe, it was caused by them. Other examples circle the globe. It seems losing a culture or civilization is ... MORE



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