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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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Tokyo Hotel Seeking World Record Price

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, In : Business 
Tokyo's Mandarin Oriental hotel is trying to set a new world record price by offering the highest price ever for a hotel in a deal to commemorate its fifth anniversary.  The offer will allow use of the entire hotel, including its nine restaurants and all 178 rooms for $671,000 a night, each period going from three in the afternoon to noon the next day, and the hotel will apply for the record as soon as a night is booked at this price.  The catch?  You can only rent it on a day when there are ...
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Oracle Paul Retires

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Monday, July 12, 2010, In : Sports 
World famous oracle Paul is retiring from the prediction game in spite of a perfect record.  As you should know, Paul is an octopus at the Oberhausen Sea Life aquarium, and he correctly picked the results of Germany's World Cup team games by eating food from one of two containers bearing the German flag and those of ts opponents.  He capped this feat off by choosing Spain over Holland in the World Cup final game on July 11.  Officials at the aquarium failed to say if this decision had anythin...
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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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