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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...

2011-08-02 06:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iWin, Inc., a leading casual and social games creator, distributor and publisher, and Sony Pictures Consumer Products Inc., the merchandising and licensing arm of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., today announced their licensing deal to bring the hit TV game show The $100,000 Pyramid to the Facebook platform starting later this summer. "Our lineup of Facebook games has continued to grow dramatically over the past year, and our partnership with...

2011-05-27 05:40:00

According to a documentary to be aired by the BBC on Monday, archaeologists have uncovered as many as 17 buried pyramids in Egypt by using infrared imaging from NASA satellites. The team has already confirmed two of the suspected pyramids through excavation work. "I couldn't believe we could locate so many sites all over Egypt," Sarah Parcak of the University of Alabama, who led the research, told BBC. "To excavate a pyramid is the dream of every archaeologist." According to the report,...

2011-02-18 10:30:00

Grand Reopening in May 2011 to Include New Exhibits, Tree-top Canopy Entrance, and More than 1,000 Plants and Animals From Around the World GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moody Gardens has entered the final phase of a $25 million enhancement project that will include a complete redesign of its popular Rainforest Pyramid, providing guests with a unique two-level experience that allows them to explore the rainforests of the world from both the ground and...

2011-02-01 08:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For thousands of years, people all over the world have been fascinated by the mystical powers of the pyramid. Pointing upward toward the sky, the shape of the pyramid is thought to resonate with positive cosmic energy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110201/NY37153 ) U.S. Games Systems, Inc. brings all the energy and excitement of pyramid power to Toy Fair 2011 as it unveils the Mystic Pyramid(TM) (MSRP $24.98 for ages 6 and up)....

2010-10-21 13:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Pyramid Research's Gerardo Sandoval will moderate the panel, The Crossroads of Telco: Redefining the Business?, at Andicom-International ICT Congress taking place in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, October 27-29, 2010. Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com) is proud to be a partner of this event. Andicom-International ICT Congress (http://www.andicom.org.co/) is an annual project sponsored by the Telecommunications Research Center of Colombia (CINTEL),...

2010-06-16 13:11:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Pyramid Research's Stela Bokun (http://www.pyramidresearch.com/ip_anpr_bokun.htm) will present a statistical analysis of market trends and growth sectors in Central and Eastern Europe at Capacity CEE 2010, taking place in Prague from June 28-29, 2010. Pyramid (www.pyr.com) is proud to be a partner of this event. Capacity CEE (http://www.capacitymedia.com/conferences-events.asp?id=64&cat=&subcat=&start=0#Media) is fast becoming the most...

2010-06-09 09:30:00

DETROIT, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A ready-mix produces strong silicate-rock like that making up over 55 percent of the Earth's crust. Unlike nature's own, the artificial rock is made without heat or pressure. It is simply poured, stirred and left to cure. It passes for real rock under microscopic investigation. When mixed with rock aggregates, it forms rock-concrete that has fooled geologists. The technology that can change the landscape of tomorrow's cities is an ancient lost art...

Word of the Day
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.