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The Roundup: Pascal's Wager, Behemoths, and Tylenol

Crash Course Philosophy #15 – I couldn’t tell you how often I’ve read in the comments section of a controversial religious Facebook post the argument that it is  591 more words


In the Royal Footsteps of the Ancients - the Pyramids around Cairo

“Walk like an Egyptian” is actually the effect of riding a camel, my guide, Mohammed, informed me.

Here we were in the baking hot Egyptian sun, clucking like chickens or making kissing noises, which apparently motivates my camel to pick up the pace, trudging through the rolling sand dunes of the Western Sahara desert to the famous ancient pyramids of the Giza Plateau. 1,286 more words

Egypt 2016

Two Pillars


In front of the house he made two pillars thirty-five cubits high, with a capital of five cubits on the top of each. He made chains like a necklace and put them on the tops of the pillars, and he made a hundred pomegranates and put them on the chains. 589 more words


The pyramid of Giza, Egypt with the Spinxh in the foreground. Amazing that these things are nearly 4000 years old!



Egypt Day was a welcomed break in our busy schedule of work and routine. The excitement was in the air as the children arrived in their beautiful costumes. 86 more words

Grade 5

Ptolemaic Kingdom Coins.

A Ptolemy IX Lathyros coin, during his reign as King of Cyprus 101-88 BC his Granddaughter was the infamous Cleopatra VII