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King Richard III To Be Honored With Burial In Raised Tomb
2013-07-29 09:46:29

The remains of King Richard III, which were unearthed in a car park in Leicester, UK last September, and found to be hastily buried in an unmarked grave with neither shroud nor coffin, will be reburied with honor beneath a raised tomb within a specially-created area in the Leicester Cathedral.

2010-06-25 10:00:00

BOSTON, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- 5 Wits Boston has announced that it will be closing TOMB, its wildly successful attraction that has been a staple of Boston entertainment since opening in 2004. TOMB will remain open through Labor Day, September 6th 2010.

2008-08-01 03:00:21

In a different year, "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" might have squeaked by as a pedestrian but serviceable time-killer, much like the first two "Mummy" pictures (or even the spin-off "The Scorpion King").

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.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.