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  • Egypt closes Great Pyramid amid 11-11-11 rumors

     
    Egypt closed the Great Pyramid outside Cairo after rumors circulated that spiritual groups would try to hold ceremonies at the site Nov. 11, 2011, at 11:11 a.m. The rumors sparked a campaign on Facebook and Twitter to prevent ceremonies at the pyramid,...
  • EGYPT: New ministers sworn in after lengthy nomination process

     
    Fourteen new ministers were sworn in Thursday to Prime Minister Essam Sharaf's Cabinet in an effort to calm protests against the nation's ruling military council and its troubled interim government. The Cabinet reshuffle is a response by the Supreme...
  • It's a good time for battery powered clocks

     
    Battery powered clocks: With power still out across parts of L.A. County more than a day after the wind storm, it seemed fortuitous that our annual onslaught of holiday gift ideas happened to include a bunch of battery-powered clocks....
  • Former opera singer, son rescued after capsizing at Pyramid Lake

     
    A 60-year-old former Ukrainian opera singer was left singing “God Bless America” in a show of appreciation to sheriff’s deputies after they rescued the man and his son from a dam in Pyramid Lake on Wednesday night. The Agoura Hills......
  • Mexico archaeologists may have found 1st Pyramid of Sun offering

     
    Archaeologists in Mexico say they have found a ceremonial offering that may have been used nearly 2,000 years ago to consecrate the Pyramid of the Sun before its construction...
  • Black-tie event celebrates history in St. Augustine

     
     Spanish music will be the soundtrack for Legado, a gala black-tie event March 23 at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum. The event kicks off a commemoration of Spanish and American Maritime Heritage tied to St. Augustine's 450th anniversary and the...
  • Look book: Ann Taylor’s super chic fall accessories

     
    Ann Taylor has been undergoing quite a design overhaul over the past year, as written about by our fashion critic Booth Moore, and by the look of the accessories in the fall collection, something’s definitely working. A pair of black......
  • Israeli antiquities collectors acquitted of ossuary forgery

     
    A Jerusalem court acquitted Israeli antiquities collector Oded Golan of forging a stone burial box with the inscrpition James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus."...
  • Oldest known Maya calendar, ancient paintings found in Guatemala

     
    In the remote northeastern corner of Guatemala, archaeologists have found what appears to be the 9th century workplace of a city scribe, an unusual dwelling adorned with magnificent pictures of the king and other royals and the oldest known Maya calendar....
  • Lots of local Orlando music for free on Fringe outdoor stage

     
    From singer Kaleigh Baker to gypsy-rock of The Getbye, there's plenty of local music on the Outdoor Stage on the Grande Green Lawn at this year's Orlando International Fringe Festival. And the music is all free admission. There's an extensive schedule,...
  • Google Street View now available for Mexico archaeological sites

     
    Google Street View now available for Mexico archaeological sites....