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Chinese Dentist Cracking Mystery Of The Great Pyramid
2012-03-08 13:06:32

A Chinese dentist is now trying to help find a way to unlock the secret chambers inside the Great Pyramid of Giza. Reuters and the Daily Mail Online report that Ng Tze-chuen, a 59-year-old dentist from Hong Kong, has organized a team working with Egypt's former antiquities minister Zahi Hawass to unlock the mystery surrounding two doors blocking narrow shafts in the pyramid, which is the tomb of Pharaoh Cheops, or Khufu. Archaeologists have been wanting to get a peek inside the shafts...

2011-04-02 00:00:29

Hop Cheops is a free, 3D action game where the player attempts to hop onto each cube of a pyramid to gain control of it. Gameplay becomes increasingly challenging as play progresses through more enemies and altered pyramid shapes. Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 Pelnor software is pleased to announce the release of its latest game, Hop Cheops. The object of the game is to guide Cheops, the game's 3D hero, in his quest to take control of the Sky Pyramids. Cheops must hop on each...

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2011-01-28 08:00:00

A French architect said Thursday that the Great Pyramid of Giza may house two chambers filled with funereal furniture. Jean-Pierre Houdin, who has been campaigning for a new exploration of the pyramid, was refused an appeal three years earlier by Egypt to investigate how the 4,500-year-old pyramid was built. According to an AFP report, Houdin now says a 3D simulation and data created by a US Egyptologist, Bob Brier, shows two secret chambers in the heart of the edifice. The rooms would have...

2010-01-28 06:50:00

OTTAWA, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- After doing research from 2001 through 2006, author Andrew Wojcikiewicz has learned how and why "Awakening the Pharaoh" (published by AuthorHouse) is the way to save the world from itself. In May of 2001, Wojcikiewicz was in Poland when he heard the story of "The Lady Called Life." Because his master's thesis was in the area of hypnosis, he conducted several hypnotic sessions with Mrs. Lucyna Lobos and discovered she had information on the Great Pyramid...

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2007-03-30 18:00:00

By LAURENCE JOAN-GRANGE PARIS - A French architect claimed Friday to have uncovered the mystery about how Egypt's Great Pyramid of Khufu was built - with use of a spiral ramp to hoist huge stone blocks into place. The construction of the Great Pyramid 4,500 years ago by Khufu, a ruler also known as Cheops, has long befuddled scientists as to how its 3 million stone blocks weighing 2.5 tons each were lifted into place. Ending eight years of study on the subject, architect Jean-Pierre Houdin...

2005-10-10 13:27:38

By Tom Perry CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will send a robot up narrow shafts in the Great Pyramid to try to solve one of the mysteries of the 4,500-year-old pharaonic mausoleum, Egypt's top archaeologist said on Monday. Zahi Hawass told Reuters he would this week inspect a robot designed to climb the two narrow shafts which might lead to an undiscovered burial chamber in the pyramid of Cheops at Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo. Hawass said the shafts and stone panels which block them...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.