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Astronaut snaps fantastically clear pic of Egyptian pyramids from space

A NASA astronaut triumphantly completes a challenging quest to capture a decent image of the pyramids in Egypt from the International Space Station.

By June 11, 2015

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Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By May 27, 2015

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X-rays reveal the intricate layers of Egyptian mummies

Mummies on display at the British Museum have been painstakingly X-rayed in high definition to reveal the layers beneath the sarcophagus.

By May 27, 2014

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How did Egyptians move pyramid stones? Mystery may be solved

Alien pyramid-building theories take a blow as a new study shows Egyptians may have used water to help move the massive stones.

By May 1, 2014

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Cosmonaut captures space-time crown with 803 days off Earth

Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka is the new king of space after breaking the old record of 802 days.

By July 1, 2015

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'Hero-glyphics' reveal geek icons as Egyptian gods

Artist Josh Ln rewrites the histories of Spock, Captain Kirk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, the Power Rangers, the X-Men, and more as ancient hieroglyphs.

By January 21, 2014

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Hop aboard the International Space Station in Ultra HD

Take a virtual tour through the ISS with this gorgeous 4K video footage courtesy of former ISS astronaut Terry Virts.

By June 17, 2015

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Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods' to become a TV series

No cast or premiere date is set. But showrunners are asking for fans' help casting a new Starz TV show based on Gaiman's award-winning fantasy novel "American Gods."

By June 17, 2015

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In ancient Egypt, they wore their hangover cures

Recently translated ancient papyrus reveal the curious way that ancient Egyptians treated a hangover. It was also a potential fashion accessory.

By April 23, 2015

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Save form data as you type it in Chrome, Firefox with Lazarus

Tired of losing everything you typed into a form? Check out this extension that will save your work as you go.

By March 19, 2015