"Alaa's detainment proved to be a lot tougher than I had initially hoped for. It's a wake up call for the expensive price of freedom, and it makes one value the struggle on the one hand, but curse the incomprehensible cost on the other. I just didn't think that the news of Alaa in military prison would affect me so strongly. But it did. As it will, when he's released. And as it will, when our fight reaches victory."—Tarek Shalaby.
Shit got downright biblical in Egypt in recent days. Storms and flooding destroyed homes led to several deaths near Aswan, Egypt. The catastrophic weather was immediately followed by an onslaught of so-called "deathstalker" scorpions scurrying into mountainside villagers' homes. According to local reports, more than 500 people were bitten by the scorpions on Friday night… READ THE REST
From the BBC: A joint Egyptian-American team discovered the brewery in Abydos, an ancient burial ground in the desert. They found a number of units containing about 40 pots used to heat a mixture of grain and water to make beer. The brewery is likely to date back to the era of King Narmer, according… READ THE REST
Archaeologists at the Taposiris Magna temple in Alexandria, Egypt excavated mummies with gold tongues. The mummies are approximately 2,000 years old. From the BBC News: It is thought the dead were given gold foil amulets shaped like tongues so that they could speak before the court of the god Osiris in the afterlife. Ancient Egyptians… READ THE REST
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Whether you're an avid athlete, a weekend warrior, or a casual exerciser, you owe it to yourself to recover properly. The best way to do so these days is with a massage gun. It doesn't get much better than an at-home percussive massage that you're in control of because you know your body best and… READ THE REST
If you're an at-home cook who is gearing up for all of the holiday cooking this season, you know the work that goes into making the dishes your family and friends love best. You also know there are some kitchen tasks that take forever to complete, and just aren't fun to do. The 3rd Generation… READ THE REST