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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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'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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Ancient Egyptians wore space bling made from meteorites

More than a hundred years after the discovery of some ancient Egyptian iron beads, scientists finally determine their origin.

By May 31, 2013

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There can be only Tom: Cruise linked to Highlander reboot

After a run of sci-fi movies, Cruise could take over the Sean Connery role in a reboot of the immortal franchise.

By November 20, 2014

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When your Google Glass competitor sounds like a Mideast militant group

It seemed like such a good name at the time, did Icis. And then suddenly it didn't. So a challenger to Google Glass must now find a new name.

By November 14, 2014

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Welcome to the comet: Rosetta mission makes space history

The landing marks a historic triumph for the European Space Agency -- and for space exploration as a whole.

By November 12, 2014

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Fascinating gif visualises the patterns of flight

A beautiful gif deconstructs the wing motions of a bat, a goose, a moth, a dragonfly and a hummingbird to reveal the looping patterns therein.

By September 30, 2014

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Church of Geekery: Reflecting Batman, Avengers in stained glass

Artist Marissa Garner designs window art featuring superheroes, robots and comic book villains. "I would go to this church," fans say.

By September 30, 2014

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Tardis Run board game is bigger on the inside

A 3D-printed Tardis opens up to reveal a board game based on backgammon, Parcheesi and an ancient Egyptian game called Senet.

By August 21, 2014