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Mysteries Of The World: Have Two Lost Egyptian Pyramids Been Found?
2012-08-14 11:52:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google Earth has been the go-to program for all your satellite imagery adventures since its inception in 2001. And a recent survey using the popular world-mapping tool has potentially uncovered two lost treasures from ancient Egypt. The possible hand-structured peaks were discovered by Angela Micol, a satellite archaeology researcher with Google Earth Anomalies, who believes they could be previously undiscovered pyramids hiding in...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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