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2010-01-11 08:30:00

Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed the tombs of workers who constructed the great pyramids, revealing how they lived nearly 4,000 years ago. The thousands of men, who worked tirelessly on the amazing monuments, consumed meat regularly, worked for three months at a time and were allowed to be buried in mud brick tombs near the consecrated pyramids. The date to Egypt's 4th Dynasty has now been placed at 2575 B.C. to 2467 B.C., when the pyramids were originally constructed, says the head of...

2009-11-17 11:12:00

BOSTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As the holiday season approaches, there is no better time to get together with friends and family. Pyramid Hotel Group, operator of a number of popular hotels across the United States, is expanding its "Salute to Our Troops" rooms discount program to add community first responders by creating "Salute to Our Heroes," giving active and retired Military, National Guard, US Coast Guard, Police, and Emergency Medical Services personnel and their families the...

2009-08-04 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Hangar Athletic Xchange (HAX), the premier location in Southern California for athletic training, recently announced its first annual "John Wooden Pyramid of Success Awards" to be hosted by CBS & KLAC sports personality Steve Hartman on September 12. Honoring those who have set themselves apart with humanitarian work, Coach John Wooden and the "HAX Foundation" will honor Boston Celtic Paul Pierce, Dick Vitale of ESPN, McDonald's CEO Jim Skinner, and...

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2009-04-27 06:10:00

Vividly painted wooden coffins housing an anthology of pharaonic-era mummies were uncovered near the Lahun pyramid in Egypt, the director of the excavation said on Sunday.  The mud-brick Lahun pyramid is believed to be constructed by the pharaoh Senusret II in the 12th dynasty, who reigned 4,000 years ago.  According to Reuters, the mummies are the first to be discovered beneath the sand surrounding the pyramid in the depths of the desert rock, but the excavation team anticipates...

2009-01-15 06:50:00

MERIDEN, Conn., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Pyramid Technologies (http://www.pyramidtechnologies.com), an established leader in the design and development of time recording products and synchronized wireless clocks, has entered into an agreement with The Highlands Group National, LLC (http://www.thehighlandsgroup.com) to represent Pyramid's line of products within the retail and commercial office products channel. THG-National will coordinate all sales and marketing efforts to the independent...

2008-12-17 12:48:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Pyramid Developers, a leader in the planning and development of sustainable, social and environmentally focused master planned projects has joined with Scottsdale based Dr. Theresa Ramsey's Center For Natural Healing to create OTP2 which stands for "Of the Place, Of the People" reflecting the focus of the collaboration - to provide consulting services for the creation of health and wellness focused sustainable communities. OTP2 brings together a...

2008-09-25 15:00:49

Pyramid Petroleum Inc. ("Pyramid" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE: PYR) today announced that Hurricane Ike had caused damages to several offshore platforms with the result of approximately 80% of its production will be curtailed for the next two months. The estimated cost for repairs net to Pyramid, before insurance reimbursement, is $3.0 million. Pyramid has filed a claim with its insurance company and expects recovery of a majority of the repair costs. Further details on Ike and other...

2008-07-04 13:08:51

A cave buried beneath a Mexican pyramid has recently been re-opened by archeologists. The cavern, which has been sealed since its discovery in the 1970s, may hold clues to the mysterious collapse of one of ancient civilization's largest cities. The Aztecs discovered the Teotihuacán pyramids around 1500 AD, just before Spanish explorers arrived to Mexico.  The pyramids, which rest about an hour outside Mexico City, are now a major tourist destination. The civilization that built...

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2008-06-06 17:15:00

Egypt's top archaeologist reported Thursday the identification of a severely eroded pyramid south of the capital city of Cairo. The pyramid has been attributed to the Fifth Dynasty Pharaoh Menkauhor, who ruled Egypt in the 24th century BC. Some archaeologists had associated the "ËœHeadless Pyramid', first described by the German archaeologist Lepsius in the 19th century, with the Tenth Dynasty Pharaoh Merykare, who ruled in the 20th century BC. But others associated the pyramid...

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2008-04-09 09:10:00

Age seems to be no obstacle when it comes to starting a business. That's the case with 14-year-old Anshul Samar, CEO of Alchemist Empire, Inc., who invented a trading card game, "Elementeo," that aims to teach chemistry to students in a fun, unusual way.At the 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in New Orleans, Samar will present his inventive card game. While other 14-year olds play on their Xbox, this precocious CEO hopes to secure $500,000 in funding so his Silicon...