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'Most Ancient' Solid Cheese Found in Dug up Egyptian Jar

'Most Ancient' Solid Cheese Found in Dug up Egyptian Jar

For thousands of years beneath Egypt's desert sands a solidified whitish substance sat in a broken jar.

New Study Reveals Secrets of Ancient Egyptian Mummification

New Study Reveals Secrets of Ancient Egyptian Mummification

Ancient Egyptians used to mummify their dead 1,500 years earlier than previously believed, said a study released on Thursday by the Journal of Archaeological Science. The study also revealed the recipe that was used in mummification. A battery of forensic chemical tests carried out on a mummy

Vienna is World's Most Livable City, Damascus at Bottom of the Table

Vienna has dislodged Melbourne for the first time at the top of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Livability Index after a stiff competition. Melbourne had been clinching the title for the past seven editions.

West Nile Virus Kills Three People in Greece

West Nile Virus Kills Three People in Greece

The Center for Disease Prevention and Control in Greece announced the death of three people from the West Nile Virus (WNV) in the last 48 hours.

World Witnesses Last Solar Eclipse in 2018

World Witnesses Last Solar Eclipse in 2018

Many countries in the northern hemisphere got the opportunity to watch on Saturday the third and final solar eclipse for this year, two weeks after the longest lunar eclipse in the 21st century. An eclipse occurs almost every 173 days during the so-called eclipse season, as the moon's orbit inter

6 Ways to Improve and Protect Your Vision

6 Ways to Improve and Protect Your Vision

We all know how important vision is for remaining independent and enjoying the simple pleasures in life, like a colorful sunset or a grandchild's precious smile. But appreciation isn't enough to keep your vision intact.

House of English Architect Joins List of Egypt’s Islamic, Coptic Monuments

House of English Architect Joins List of Egypt’s Islamic, Coptic Monuments

The house of English Architect Somers Clarke in an Egyptian village in the southern Aswan Governorate has joined a list of Islamic and Coptic monuments upon the request of Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani. The decision to list the house, 112 years after Clarke built it in al-Nusrab vi

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