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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 Jan. 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 Nov. 6, 2012

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Egyptian names baby 'Facebook'

Egyptian newspaper reports that Jamal Ibrahim chose name to "express his gratitude about the victories the youth of 25 January have achieved."

By Feb. 22, 2011

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Egyptian baby named 'Facebook' as Libya attempts to block the Internet

An Egyptian baby has been named 'Facebook' to celebrate the role of the Internet in the struggles of Egypt's people against oppression.

By Feb. 22, 2011

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Google proud of Wael Ghonim's role in Egyptian protests

CEO Eric Schmidt expressed pride in Google employee Wael Ghonim, who has been credited with helping organize the protests that eventually brought down the Mubarak government.

By Feb. 16, 2011

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U.S. defended Egyptian activist's YouTube videos

WikiLeaks cable shows U.S. State Department talked Google into restoring YouTube video showing torture and murder by Egypt's state police.

By Feb. 2, 2011

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Egyptians tweet by phone call as Twitter and Google team up to defy blockade

Google and Twitter are combating the Egyptian Internet blackout with a service that lets people in Egypt tweet by calling a phone number, and leaving a voicemail message.

By Feb. 1, 2011