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  • June 2, 2016
    A new study has confirmed that a dagger that was buried with King Tut and placed in the wrapping around his right thigh is made from meteoritic iron. A space blade! I want a whole set of fake teeth made out of meteorites and I want them in all the shapes of Lucky Charms marsh... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2015
    Note: Larger version HERE. This is the story of Mad Max: Fury Road told in hieroglyphics, as imagined by artist Takumi. I still haven't seen Fury Road because I like to wait at least two years after a movie comes out to watch it, but I couldn't really gather much of the story... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2014
    In news that implies the artist responsible for his gold burial mask must have really taken some serious liberties, this a computer model created using 2,000 computer scans and genetic analysis of King Tutankhamun's mummy showing what the child king might have actually looked l... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2014
    These are Hero-Glyphics, a series of drawings by artist Josh Lane featuring modern heroes in ancient hieroglyphic scrolls. Doesn't make a lot of sense to me, but not much does anymore. And guess what -- I'm tired of looking for answers. You know what happens when you dig dow... / Continue →
  • August 8, 2013
    10-year old German boy Alexander Kettler was doing what any kid would, rummaging through his grandparent's attic looking for stashed away nudie magazines, when he discovered some mysterious cases. So Alexander's father Lutz pulled them out and opened them and, SURPRISE, mummif... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2012
    In news so exciting it stopped my heart and I had to chug a half dozen Monster Energy Drinks to bring myself back to life and even that didn't work so I'm dead now, a new world's oldest d20 die has been found IN EGYPT. The previous record holder was a Roman glass die from arou... / Continue →
  • May 4, 2012
    The ancient Egyptians: they were smart. So smart they were the first race to be able to communicate with aliens and had them come build the pyramids. The mummification thing? That was a little weird. But the smartest people you know are often the most eccentric. *twirls Da... / Continue →
  • June 14, 2011
    Seen here with a previous conquest (which may or may yes be an 'I Love You' edition Build-A-Bear), al Sayed al Essawy, the self-proclaimed world's strongest man (despite never competing in those contests I've seen on ESPN) plans to fight a 10-year old, 500-lb lion in front of t... / Continue →
  • May 25, 2011
    Infra-red satellite imaging of Egypt has revealed a buried city near San El Hagar with over 17 pyramids, 1,000 tombs and 3,000 other buildings. It's the ancient city of Tanis, and it's where the Ark of the Covenant is buried (provided you believe Raiders of the Lost Ark, but n... / Continue →
  • February 21, 2011
    Hurt: Tom's feelings are. To celebrate the recent revolution and honor the social networking site for the role it played, a young Egyptian man has named his firstborn daughter 'Facebook'. Well, actually he named her 'Facebook' Jamal Ibrahim, which is Facebook FOLLOWED BY HI... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2011
    This is a video of one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse appearing during the recent Egyptian riots. That's him in the yellow, clearly making him the 4th, or pale horse rider (Death, aka pestilence, plague). I know, I didn't know they glowed either. Now granted you coul... / Continue →
  • July 1, 2010
    Allegedly King Tut's wiener was stolen after embalming to save him the afterlife embarrassment of having a small peener. Wait, WHAT?! That's not it on his chin? According to Time magazine, a report in The New Scientist presents the possibility of an anatomical conspiracy. ... / Continue →
  • January 16, 2010
    Because you can't run an Egyptian themed design contest without a Mario entry winning, here's today's Shirt.Woot. It's Mario in the style of hieroglyphics and $10 shipped TODAY ONLY. I swear, I really need to start demanding kickbacks from all these t-shirt companies. Here I... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2008
    Allegedly Allah gave Sayyed Muhammad Ahmad Abdallah the power of 260 horses, roughly the equivalent of 30,000 men. He has been married 24 times, fathered 35 children, and can bend coins with his eye socket and rip them with his hands. WTF! He has to have sex with his 4 curre... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2008
    The University of Wolverhampton recently published a list of the 10 oldest jokes, and #1 dates all the way back to 1900 BC. It, unsurprisingly, was toilet humor. It is a saying of the Sumerians, who lived in what is now southern Iraq and goes: "Something which has never occur... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2008
    The "Dream Car" is an electric vehicle built by a father and son team. It's shaped like a pyramid. The name of the father responsible for the car is Greg Zanis, his two sons are Chris and Greg. A pyramid is defined as "A solid figure with a polygonal base and triangular face... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2008
    I would actually consider this "Indiana Jones" themed home theater more of an "Egyptian themed" home theater with some Indiana Jones props strewn about, but whatever. It's still way badder-ass than my theater, which is a pair of binoculars I use to watch my neighbor's televisi... / Continue →