Archive for January, 2010

Could a lost city of gold actually exist?

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

I think so… in part, here’s why… see below… (hopefully some interesting background info on the film that airs tonight: 27th Jan, 10pm EST on the Discovery Channel)

Ark of the Covenant, Nazca etc: Some questions answered…

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Sorry for the delay replying to your questions… but thank you for all those who have been writing. Finally clearing backlog of work and concentrate on the important things… In the future I’ll try to answer within the week and answer after the relevant blog entry… but in the meantime, here are some thoughts… thanks [...]

Lost City of Gold: El Dorado: Solving History: Wed 27th Jan Premiere: 10pm EST

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Lost City of Gold: El Dorado: New episode of Solving History Premieres 10pm EST… Once again, a huge thanks to everyone who’s been watching the series and writing thoughts and questions on here and on the FB page – huge apologies for not replying yet – been a nuts few weeks, but finally have time [...]

Nazca Lines: Made by Aliens?

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Tonight @ 10 EST: Nazca… sneak peek: taking on the alien theorists… hope you can tune in tonight… it’s a common idea that the lines were made by aliens and there’s a host of other reasons why I really don’t buy it – many are tackled later in the film, but if anyone has any [...]

Solving History: Nazca Lines….

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Premieres Wednesday 20th Jan @ 10pm ET on Discovery….. Summary: Carved into the Peruvian desert thousands of years ago, the Nazca Lines have puzzled archaeologists and historians ever since their discovery 100 years ago. Stretching over hundreds of square miles, thousands of geometric shapes and animal figures mark the desert landscape – some as big [...]

Ark of the Covenant: Journals, photos and more

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Here’s an extract from my journals whilst investigating the Ark of the Covenant… exploring the role of belief and how it influences our understanding of history… Also lots more videos, photos, interactive map of our journeys, and more from the investigation on the Discovery Website. Click on to read the Journal from the Ark

Solving History Premieres Tonight: 10ET!

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Judgment day has arrived (well according to a little know part of the Mayan Prophecy:-))… Please, please tune in! Here’s another quick clip of meeting up with antiquity smugglers in the West Bank…. It’s been quite a ride the last few days – on the Today Show with Meredith was a rare treat, and dozens [...]

Chatting with Meredith Vieira on TODAY this morning

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Solving History: Sneak Peak: Ark of the Covenant

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Here’s a sneak peak of the first episode of Solving History – The Ark of the Covenant… premieres on Wednesday 13th Jan, 10pm… Tune in.. please! Or I’ll get fired!

Solving History: web site launched…

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Happy New Year… a new year, a new series – although really the accumulation of months of blood, sweat, and eating the odd goat testicle (dont ask)… but the series website has just gone live: SOLVING HISTORY WITH OLLY STEEDS – with sneak peak videos, photos, episode summaries etc. It’s a new year, a new [...]