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Ancient Egyptian Science Technology

The great temples and monuments of ancient Egypt continue to fascinate and amaze people in the modern day. The sheer size and scope of structures …

The Beauty of Islam Brought Me Out of the Closet

I grew up in the evangelical household to rule all evangelical households—but it was an immersion in Islamic culture when I was a teenager that showed me who I really am.<p><b>Get the VICE App on</b> <b>iOS</b> <b>and</b> <b>Android</b><p>I grew up in suburban St. Louis, where my father was the pastor of our small evangelical church. …

Egyptian Archaeologists Dig Up Mounds of Ancient Treasures - Press Release

<b>Archaic Roman Winery, Baths, a New Prayer Temple, and the King Tut Debate</b><p>Santa Ana, CA - October 6, 2016 - (Newswire.com)<p>​​​Egyptian Archeologists …

Archaeology

Ancient Egyptians’ 4,000-year-old strategy for dealing with an “argumentative superior”

Patience is a virtue. Don’t bug your partner about their weight. Try not to vex your boss. As a new translation of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs reveals, the fundamental rules of human behavior have changed little in the last 4,000 years—and wisdom from the times of the pharaohs still rings wry and …

Ancient History

These Are the Tricks Political Campaign Ads Use to Brainwash Us

Vote for whoever the hell you want to vote for. But don’t make your decision after watching an emotionally prying, stupid-person-targeting, …

A rare look inside Egypt's Valley of the Kings tombs, where photography is banned

The Valley of the Kings – the burial site of King Tutankhamun – set in the ancient city of Thebes, is one of Egypt's most visited attractions. But while general photography by tourists is banned within the tombs, Czech journalist and photographer, Jakub Kyncl, was granted special permission to …

Egyptian Mummy's Symbolic Tattoos Are 1st of Their Kind

More than 3,000 years ago, an ancient Egyptian woman tattooed her body with dozens of symbols — including lotus blossoms, cows and divine eyes — that …

Infographic: How Ancient Egypt Shaped the Modern World

Ancient Egyptians were amazing innovators. While the pyramids still stand as a reminder of their architectural sophistication, the people of ancient …

Egyptian hieroglyphics digitally restored to former psychedelic glory (VIDEOS)

Due to 2,000 years of flooding and the harsh desert sandstorms, many of the original signs that ancient Egyptian architecture was once vibrant and …

Daily Lives of Ancient Egyptians Translated in New Dictionary

A 37-year project to compile a dictionary of an ancient Egyptian script used for daily communication has been completed, offering an unprecedented …

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Pets in Ancient Egypt

The ancient Egyptians kept animals as pets ranging from domesticated dogs and cats to baboons, monkeys, fish, gazelles, birds (especially falcons), …

Beautiful images of Nile cruises in the golden age of travel

Watch This Woman Model 100 Years of Egyptian Beauty in 2 Minutes

There's a lot of history behind these looks.<p>Cut's 100 years of beauty series is back with Egypt as its latest global stop. And while the evolution of looks is mesmerizing—veiled faces from the 1910s become exposed movie star curls in the 1970s—the inspiration behind each look is more fascinating. …

Guidebook to the Ancient Egyptian afterlife

In ancient Egypt, the end of life marked the start of a challenging journey – one that could be smoothed using the spells compiled in a Book of the …

This rascal just climbed the Great Pyramid of Giza

It isn’t particularly safe, and it isn’t particularly legal, but that didn’t stop Andrej Ciesielski climbing one of the pyramids at Giza.<p>Andrej, 18, …

Create animated tattoos with augmented reality apps

For centuries, creating tattoos meant rubbing cuts with ashes, or pricking the skin and inserting dyes. Augmented reality (AR) is taking the art of tattoos a step further.<p>Thanks to advancements in AR technology—which adds a layer of graphics on top of the real-world surroundings you see—your …

Egypt launches English blog to counter 'inaccurate reports' by foreign media

Accusing international press of ‘smear campaigns’, foreign ministry sets up website to hit back at critical coverage. Mada Masr reports<p>Egypt has launched a new English blog to “enhance its communication with the world” and to address “inaccurate” reports about the country in foreign media.<p>Launched …

Details on lost Egyptian queen’s tomb emerge

2/18/2015 07:30:00 PM<p>New insights have come to light into the history of a lost ancient queen discovered earlier this year at the Abusir necropolis, …

Advanced Ancient Knowledge: Brain Surgery 2,500 Years Ago

How did people in ancient times deal with the health complications that we use advanced techniques to treat today? Many think that ancient folk …

The Brain

The Liber Linteus: An Egyptian Mummy Wrapped in a Mysterious Message

In 1798, the French under Napoleon Bonaparte launched a military campaign in Egypt. Along with soldiers and military personnel, Napoleon brought a …

Ancient Egyptians had state-supported health care

2/16/2015 06:00:00 PM<p>We might think of state supported health care as an innovation of the 20th century, but it’s a much older tradition than that. …

History of Fashion: Ancient Egypt

Fashion is about moving forward, with new ideas, new silhouettes, and new innovations. But as with history, to learn about the future we must look to …

Ancient History

Everything we know about the Big Bang could be wrong

A radical new theory developed by researchers in Egypt and Canada argues the universe has no single point of origin<p>Aja Romano<p>February 12, 2015 7:45pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot.<p>Could the Big Bang theory be wrong? A proposed new model of the universe argues yes—the …

Egyptian Alexandria - Ancient underwater finds revealed the Pharaonic roots of the Ptolemaic City

Alexandria, located on the Mediterranean coast in Egypt, has seen many changes in its 2,300 year history. Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 B.C., …

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Egypt picks Rafale for fighter deal

Dassault has announced the selection of its Rafale multirole fighter to meet the operational needs of Egypt.<p>"Dassault Aviation is greatly honoured by …

Spiderman 'exhausted' by Cairo - Politics - Egypt

Twenty million people living in Egypt’s capital city - whose Arabic name is translated as ‘victorious’ at times and ‘vanquishing’ at others - push …

Baking bread from an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph recipe

Miguel writes, "I tried to replicate an ancient Egyptian bread, starting with the right kind of wheat, the grinding and the baking... I also made a …

Beads Found In Ancient Danish Graves Match Glass Made For King Tut

An analysis of artifacts retrieved from Bronze Age burial sites reveals that Denmark and ancient Egypt traded with one another 3,400 years ago, and …

Archaeology