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Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

By Amelia L

The ancient Egyptians built pyramids as tombs for the pharaoh and their queens. The pharaohs were buried in large pyramids with their valuables, like gold. 71 more words


The Expanding Orbit!

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Copyright – Douglas M. MacIlroy

Egyptians, Mayans, Babylonians besides many others developed calendars based upon a 360-day year. Long-long ago the earth did have an orbit of precisely 360-day year. 81 more words

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Egyptian Police

This story ran on BuzzFeed a few minutes ago (click image or here for full story):

It’s the epitome of police mentality in Egypt. I’ve heard more than one story of similar discouragement, as well as an instance in which police took two hours to respond to an assault. 81 more words


The Art of Portrait Photography

Humans have been depicting portraits for thousands of years, beginning with the Egyptians, through portrait photography also known as portraiture. Portraiture is defined as displaying the expression, personality, and mood of the subject, usually focusing on the person’s face. 195 more words

Who is God to Judge?

21 Then Moses summoned all the elders of Israel and said to them, “Go at once and select the animals for your families and slaughter the Passover lamb.

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Happy Eid

This weekend is Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice in Islam. Hamada and Noor both said blood will “run down the street” on Saturday. In the meantime, butchers have been busy around town preparing for the holy days. 88 more words