the impact of technical advancements on civilization
We are studying ancient Greek civilization.
a book about life on the planet after wars have destroyed civilization
Recent Examples on the WebViewers quickly learn that threat doesn’t just impact Wakanda, with the film introducing another kingdom that relies on the metal, an Atlantis-like underwater civilization led by Namor (exquisitely played by Mexican actor Tenoch Huerta).
Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 Nov. 2022 How many men in the history of the world have managed to have a wife and a mistress without damn near burning down civilization?
Caitlin Flanagan, The Atlantic, 12 Nov. 2022 In 250, as the Roman Empire began to fall apart in Europe, Mayan civilization was steadily gaining in power and sophistication.
Peter Saenger, WSJ, 11 Nov. 2022 But the search for Vibranium under the sea enrages Namor (Tenoch Huerta), the king of an underwater civilization called Talokan (changed from Atlantis in the comics), which puts him in conflict with Wakanda.
Brendan Morrow, The Week, 10 Nov. 2022 This brings us back to the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos and the ridiculous tomb inscribed with their ingredients, now awaiting discovery by whatever civilization may occupy the Pacific Northwest millennia from now.
Miles Klee, Rolling Stone, 8 Nov. 2022 There’s the sense that civilization, too, is drifting away.
Don Aucoin, BostonGlobe.com, 7 Nov. 2022 Separated from his friends, Sonic must reunite with them by visiting all five of the islands while also unraveling the mystery surrounding the area’s ancient civilization.
George Yang, Variety, 7 Nov. 2022 Musk’s image has won him a legion of adoring fans, many of whom see him as a savior of a globally warming Earth or, alternatively, the savior of humanity through his plan to transport civilization to an unpolluted Mars.
Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 7 Nov. 2022 See More
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