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A theory that could finally explain how the Great Pyramids of Egypt were built

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  1. qubit

    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    I say rubbish, it was aliens wot did it!

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    http://io9.com/5827208/a-theory-tha...in-how-the-great-pyramids-of-egypt-were-built
     
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    Ramps and hard labour. probably strong animals to help but the latter is but a guess of mine.
     
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    I figured since they found all the workers camps a couple of years ago that this was accepted knowledge by now.
     
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    Yup, Really hard worked people and animals with great minds behind how to do it and no not aliens LMAO.

    Always some one trying to make some thing out of nothing like peanuts being bad for you.


    I hope the tax payer don't pay for BS like this.
     
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    They used oiled slipways to move the large blocks. Quarrying doesn't require precision tools, its known that the Egyptians used wooden pegs and water to make the stone split from the wall, they just split it into the block shape then it was finished to make it more flat.

    I think some technology just gets lost over the years. Ever heard of the Baghdad battery? Thats another theory that was suggested to show how they lit the inside of the pyramids. Take the cure for scurvy, people knew it worked but they didn't discover why until years later.

    Also there is a theory that they made some sort of artificial limestone.

    I too thought the ramp theory was largely accepted. I'm shocked people still think it was aliens.
     
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    I saw a documentary that talked about this theory and at the time he was still trying to find evidence from parts of the pyramids where this internal structure should have been exposed. I thought that the sections they could actually inspect didn't support the theory, but this was a couple of years ago.

    edit: OK, just read about the gravimetric data.
     
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    They just used 3d printers. A lot of them.

    Ok ok I keed. It's just ancient Egyptians had too much time in their hands (no facebook, no twitter, no interwebz) so they decided to build that pyramids. I always thought it was aliens who built it or maybe Atlanteans. *goes to play Tomb Raider*

    Here are some crazy theories:

    http://www.focusonrecovery.net/mattersoffaith/Egypt_Great_Pyramid.html
    http://www.gizapyramid.com/articles/levitation.htm
    http://community.discovery.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/9551919888/m/6541967089

    In a nutshell: they all talk about sound waves and levitation ...
     
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    That's a lot of rock. And then you need to cut, and place them correctly. Must have taken a good deal amount of time considering it takes us years to build skyscrapers today.
     
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    I think the only one that may have got it/prove it is Joseph Davidovits
    Pyramid blocks may have been built the same way as we do now on building using concrete , i think is that the only logical way that it would have been done IMO

    See the video---> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znQk_yBHre4
     
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    I've heard that theory and shouldn't the difference between some sort of cement-like amalgam and limestone be pretty obvious?
     
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    I think the process is very similar to how natural limestone is created tbh. Also remember that limestone in nature is constantly being changed and reshaped by water. Limestone actually holds water inside, it filters it. Think caves, but think specially on stalagtites and stalagmites. It takes a lot of time for stalacmites to form but that's because of the few material that water drops can hold. However even there, it's obvious that the process of creation must be extremely fast, otherwise the next drop would simply wipe out or disperse all the material left by the previous drop before it settles and stalagmites would never be able to form.
     
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    nobody can explain how they were build;maybe one day the answer will come when we'll be able to manipulate time and see back in our past
     
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    You don't need to see something to know what happened, more or less. Have you read the article and watched the videos?

    All the misteries regarding the pyramids have been solved, it's just that people (and many archeologists) don't want to listen, because it contradcits what they "knew" or thought. There's nothing worse for some people than debunked myths.
     
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    What are you guys on? Everyone knows it was the Goa'uld.
     
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    Dangit, you beat me to it!
     
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    They were buiilt from the top down! D'uh!

    Eddie Griffin FTW :rockout:

    I have my own theory, but there's no way I'm going to share it with people here!!
     
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    You're all wrong. This guy built them.

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    Damn me, I always though Chuck Norris built it.
     

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