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craft beer
2015-03-31 15:53:37

Craft beer might be all the rage in the United States these days, but small batch, artisanal beer has long roots that can be traced back thousands of years--to Egypt and the Middle East.

Flax yarn from wrappings
2014-08-14 04:47:30

Mummies have always seemed to be from the distant past, but until now, we really didn't know how far into the past that was. A new study, published in PLOS ONE, demonstrates that Egyptians started mummifying their dead about 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.

Why Egyptians Used Multiple Coffins
2013-08-23 10:03:06

In his PhD dissertation paper, Anders Bettum of the University of Oslo describes the reason why Egyptians buried their dead in multiple coffins.

2013-08-15 09:37:01

A new movement of young Egyptian Muslim committed to voluntary social work has given many young people a stronger social and political consciousness, and the courage to change the country.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.