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What killed Tutankhamun?

Ever since Howard Carter found his tomb 90 years ago, Egyptologists have been striving to establish how the iconic pharaoh met his end...<p><i>This article</i> …

Ancient History

British film industry fails on race, too: Tone-deaf remarks from Charlotte Rampling and Michael Caine are symptoms of deeper problems

If the Oscars’ record on recognizing minority talent is bad, the BAFTAs are worse [UPDATED]<p>It was a bad week to be a white British film actor. On Friday, Michael Caine—beloved for diverse roles from the titular swinger in “Alfie” to playing Alfred in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy—was asked …

Race & Ethnicity

The Secrets of Orgasmic Meditation

We might just be the last people to this particular pajama party, but we recently found out that there’s an entire meditation practice that revolves …

Meditation

Ancient seeds sprout after lying dormant for 850 years

After sitting in a clay pot for 850 years, ancient squash seeds are bearing fruit. In 2008, archaeologists uncovered a sculpted clay ball used to …

Experts 90% Sure There Is a Hidden Chamber in King Tut’s Tomb

The new region of tomb could hold the remains of Queen Nefertiti<p>Researchers in Egypt believe they are on the verge of uncovering a hidden chamber in …

Archaeology

What I Learned from 10 Days of Silence

Meditate much?Health is about far more than food. If you’ve spent any time poking around Summer Tomato you likely already know everything you need to …

Meditation

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

A Forgotten Presidential Candidate From 1904

Despite what you read in some history books — such as the Biographical Dictionary of Congressional Women — Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) was not in 1972 the first African-American candidate to run for president of the United States.<p>In 1904, George Edwin Taylor — often forgotten in the discussion of …

Black History

Egypt's sunken cities explored at British Museum show

<b>The British Museum is to stage its first major exhibition of ancient objects recovered from the seabed.</b><p>Opening in May 2016, Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds will feature 200 artefacts found metres deep in clay and silt in the mouth of the river Nile.<p>Most were excavated from the "lost" submerged …

Archaeology

There's Skin Bacteria in Cemetery Soil—Here's Why

Did you know that, according to Polish law, graves can be reused after 20 years, provided nobody objects and the burial fee has not been paid? After …