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(Some Guy)   Mayan rulers' ashes were turned into rubber balls for sport. ♫ My balls are always bouncing To the left and to the right ♫   ( divider line
    More: Weird, Mesoamerica, Maya civilization, Tikal, ruins of a Maya Sun Temple, stone carvings, archaeologist Juan Yadeun Angulo, ancient game of pelota, archaeological site  
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359 clicks; posted to STEM » on 11 Aug 2022 at 4:45 PM (7 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook

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2022-08-11 5:15:10 PM  
Makes sense.  They did the same thing for the '86 World Cup.
2022-08-11 5:22:02 PM  
Translation of the eulogy:

"I should have known you'd bid me farewell. There's a lesson to be learned from this and I learned it very well."
2022-08-11 5:29:34 PM  
That way, in the afterlife, the King is guaranteed to score.

/ Take that, Egyptians!
2022-08-11 5:50:34 PM  
Kind of sounds like they had at least an empirical understanding of how to vulcanize rubber.
2022-08-12 2:42:38 AM  
I believe the Olmec heads were ball players.

What with the extra muscle in their leg and all.
2022-08-12 7:31:16 AM  
These balls are making me testy!
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