Izz Farah

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Ancient Egyptian Mummy Determined to be Unborn Baby at 12-16 Weeks

History is something that’s always intrigued me. By reading historical books, watching documentaries and visiting iconic places from the past, our …

Ancient Egyptians Had Vegetarian Diet, Mummy Study Shows

(Inside Science) -- Did the ancient Egyptians eat like us? If you're a vegetarian, tucking in along the Nile thousands of years ago would have felt just like home.<p>In fact, eating lots of meat is a recent phenomenon. In ancient cultures vegetarianism was much more common, except in nomadic …

Natural Disasters in Ancient Egypt Revealed

Researchers say they've traced a record of ancient Egypt's droughts and fires with fossil pollen and charcoal deposits preserved in the Nile Delta. …

Wealthy Ancient Egyptians Suffered Disease

Even the best-off ancient Egyptians suffered from malnutrition and preventable disease, a new analysis of mummies and skeletons finds.<p>The bodies come …

Cemetery Reveals Baby-Making Season in Ancient Egypt

The peak period for baby-making sex in ancient Egypt was in July and August, when the weather was at its hottest.<p>Researchers made this discovery at a …

Egyptian Mummies Hold Clues of Ancient Air Pollution

Ancient Egyptians may have been exposed to air pollution way back when, according to new evidence of particulates in the lungs of 15 mummies, …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

The Story of the Nile

Harnessing the Nile<p>Throughout antiquity, Egypt's standing relied on its agricultural wealth and, therefore, on the Nile. Agriculture had not been the original basis of subsistence, but evolved, together with the land itself, during the millennia after the last Ice Age ended around 10,000 BC, …

Mummy Teeth Tell of Ancient Egypt's Drought

The link between drought and the rise and fall of Egypt's ancient cultures, including the pyramid builders, has long fascinated scientists and …