Tourist Vandalizes Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple © acaaron816 A 15 year old tourist etched his name onto the 3,000 year old Luxor Temple in Egypt, yet ran into more trouble in his home country. The boy's graffiti was roughly...

Balloons Fly Again at Luxor

Hot air balloon flight at Luxor ©Ray Euden If your dream is to soar above the ancient landscapes of Egypt in a hot air balloon, you will be happy to know that it is once again possible to do so in...

Cow Brains Seized By Egyptian Officials

Luxor Airport ©s_w_ellis Four hundred and twenty pounds of frozen cow brains were confiscated at Cairo International Airport on Friday. The brains were transported in freezer boxes on a flight from...
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Ancient Egyptian Mummies Used Hair Gel

Hair gel © stephanie in love A new analysis of ancient Egyptian mummies led by Natalie McCreesh, an archaeological scientist from the University of Manchester, revealed that they in fact styled their...
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Egypt: The Wait Is Over [Gallery]

For 17 days, tens of thousands of anti-government protesters gathered in Tahrir Square calling for the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, 30 years in power. They had been acting out of passion for their...
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A Harrowing, Historic Week in Egypt [Gallery]

They have been days of chants and chaos, bloodshed mixed with moments of breathtaking solidarity between the protesters and the soldiers sent to subdue them. The flame of social unrest that first flickered in...
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Student Twitters His Way Out of Egyptian Jail

If you’ve been dragging your feet on joining the tweeting army of Twitterers, the story of James Buck might just spur you to join. James, an American student from University of California Berkeley was in...