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Apocalypse? Maybe Not

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, In : Archeology 
Doom mongers and scientists who have been telling us about the Mayan calendar and the upcoming apocalypse in 2012 may have to cool their heels a while longer.  According to a new book titled "Calendars and Years II: Astronomy and Time In the Ancient and Medieval World", scientists used a Latin formula to convert the Mayan calendar, and that formula lost something in the translation.  The book's author reveals that the Latin and Mayan calendars are a bit out of sync, which means that our calcu...
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Report: Heavy Oil Coat On Gulf Floor

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Monday, September 13, 2010, In : World News 
Grim news from New Orleans as of 9:10 AM Pacific Time today.  A team of researchers from the University of Georgia says they found a coating of oil on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico, at least two inches thick and as far as 80 miles away from the plugged Deep Horizons well.  The latest sample was taken early this morning (Sept. 13) and was covering a number of dead animals such as shrimp and deep sea worms.  Samantha Joye, leader of the research team, says the oil is fresh and is probably fro...
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Concert Cancelled By Pigeons

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Monday, July 26, 2010, In : Music 
The rock band Kings of Leon was forced off the stage last Friday in St. Louis, but it wasn't because they sounded bad.  That city's Verizon Wireless Theater had some unannounced guests who weren't music lovers.  A horde of pigeons was camped in the rafters and spent its time pooping on the band.  By the time the Kings were into their third song, bass player Jared Followill almost ate a dropping as he was struck in the face near his mouth, so the band walked off stage.  Their publicist release...
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Georgia Lady Said To Be World's Oldest Person

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Friday, July 9, 2010, In : People 
The former Soviet republic of Georgia has a long history of claiming a large number of old people, and that trend continued yesterday as the Associated Press filed a story about Antisa Khvichiva of Sachire, Georgia, who is said to be 130 years old, born on July 8, 1880.  Unfortunately, a lot of documents were lost in that country because of revolutions and the civil war that raged when the Russian Empire collapsed.  Antisa's working papers have survived, however, and they show she retired fro...
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About Chief Jack


Chief Jack Hawk Chief Jack has hosted The Mohawk Radio Show since August 1969. He is a champion for the cause of Indie artists, and many Indies have had great success since having their music played on the station. He is a Mohawk chief who played with a Canadian band for about 10 years. He publishes articles under the name Jacques Boulerice for Yahoo! Voices and is working on a new movie script.

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