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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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Ancient Egyptian D20 the oldest in the world?

Were the ancient Egyptians the inventors of Dungeons and Dragons?

By November 6, 2012

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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

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Amazon Fire Phone's Dynamic Perspective offers a new angle on smartphone displays

The Amazon Fire phone packs a series of cameras and eye-tracking technology to offer a 3D perspective.

By June 18, 2014

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18th century drawings brought to life with 3D printing

Furniture and other objects designed by 18th century Italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi have been given form thanks to 3D printing.

By May 22, 2014