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End to tourism drought in sight as Egypt discovers new tomb

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a tomb dating back three millennia, yet another in a series of major discoveries that are hoped will revive Egypt’s floundering tourist industry.<p>Located near the Nile city of Luxor, the tomb is the resting place of Userhat, a judge from the New …

Christians Around The World: A History And Timeline Of Coptics In The Middle East

On Palm Sunday, April 9, the Islamic State targeted two Coptic churches in coordinated bombings in the Egyptian cities of Tanta and Alexandria. The …

Gunmen Kill Police in Attack Near Egypt's Iconic St. Catherine's Monastery

(CAIRO) — Gunmen attacked security forces near St. Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt’s south Sinai on Tuesday, killing at least one police officer and …

Archaeologists find 1,000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered more than 1,000 statues and 10 sarcophagi in an ancient noble's tomb on the west bank of the Nile River in Luxor.<p>The Antiquities Ministry said Tuesday that the tomb was built for a judge during the New Kingdom period, from roughly 1,500 to 1,000 B.C.<p>The tomb …

The health benefits of turmeric

Turmeric (curcuma longa) is extensively cultivated in the tropics and the root is widely used in cooking. Turmeric has a deep, golden-orange colour …

Raw Selvage Jeans Are Supposed to Hurt (at First)

Denim expert Scott Morrison of New York brand 3x1 on why you should still wear them.<p>Jeans are supposed to be comfortable. And yet for months—even a year or so—raw, selvage denim is decidedly not. Meaning men (us included) go out and essentially buy a self-imposed war of attrition to encase their …

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Within this building is the claimed resting place of the Ark of the Covenant....

Within this building is the claimed resting place of the Ark of the Covenant. The Ark rests in this Chapel of the Tablet adjacent to the Church of …

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There’s More Evidence Indicating Moderate Drinking Helps The Heart

The protective effects of moderate drinking were not universal across Asia. And it's not clear whether all types of alcohol offer the same benefits - both papers urge further exploration of that and other questions. But both also find increased risk of harm when drinking goes from moderate to heavy.<p>…