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18 Reasons to Visit Berks County PA - Reading, Kutztown and Boyertown - Now

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.14.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Berks County PA, encompassing Reading, Kutztown and Boyertown, has always been a "first responder" and incubator for the arts, for preservation, for c...

Solving the 5,000-Year-Old Murder of Otzi the Iceman

Garry Rodgers | Posted 02.11.2017 | Science
Garry Rodgers

In 1991, the mummified body of a 5,000-year-old murder victim was discovered in melting ice at a rock-gully crime scene high in the Italian Otzal Alps. Nicknamed "Otzi", the estimated 45-year-old man and his possessions were incredibly well preserved.

I've Survived the First Six Months!

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 05.08.2016 | Parents
Rebecca Grainger

In celebration of mamas everywhere and as this month celebrates Mother's Day (in America and Australia), here are 10 reasons we should be spoilt.

A Daughter's Grief

Zariya Shouler | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Zariya Shouler

I am deeply thankful for the time we had together. I am grateful to have had such a mother and I am privileged to have known her.

Centuries-Old 'Meditating' Mummy Found

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.06.2015 | Science

A “meditating” mummy has been found in Mongolia. That's right. The mummified man--seated in the lotus position with his legs crossed and arms f...

What Does A Mummy's Brain Look Like?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.30.2014 | Science

Scientists are getting a rare look at the brain of a mummy thanks to an imprint left inside the skull of someone who lived more than 2,000 years ago i...

Famous Mummy Gives Scientists Another Big Surprise

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 07.31.2014 | Science

Ötzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests. The n...

Ohio Boy Finds Mummy Hanging Inside Abandoned House

Ritoban Mukherjee | Posted 08.23.2014 | Weird News
Ritoban Mukherjee

According to the CNN, as a boy stepped into an abandoned house in Dayton, Ohio, on the morning of Sunday 15, he was terror-stricken to find a mummified corpse of a man hanging by the neck from a belt.

7,000-Year-Old Mummy Discovered By At-Risk Students

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.27.2014 | Science

A group of students discovered a 7,000-year-old mummy during a trip to northern Chile, local media reported Monday.La Tercera newspaper reported that ...

Mystery Of Mummy's Death Solved After More Than A Century

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 02.27.2014 | Science

A mysterious mummy that languished in German collections for more than a century is that of an Incan woman killed by blunt-force trauma to the head, n...

Meat Mummies?

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 11.19.2013 | Science

Care for some ribs? The royal mummies of ancient Egypt apparently did, as a new study finds that "meat mummies" left in Egyptian tombs as sustenance f...

Inside the McKittrick Hotel's 'Curse of the Mummy' Halloween Party

Jody Christopherson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jody Christopherson

Attendees are instructed to adhere to an enforced costume policy and show up dressed as harem girls, nomads, serpent charmers, sword swallowers, pharaohs, mummies, traders, treasure hunters, archaeologists and the bizarre of the bazaar.

11 Mysterious Graves

Findery | Posted 10.28.2013 | Travel

Some graves are mysterious because the identity of those within is unknown. Others, because of the legends surrounding them. And some, because the location is not quite known.

LOOK: Mummy Found By Construction Workers Vanishes Without A Trace

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.18.2013 | Science

Spooky. Media outlets in China reported last week that construction workers there had unearthed a surprisingly well-preserved mummy along with two ...

Dog Mummy Found In Ancient Tomb Was Infested With WHAT!?

LiveScience | Jeremy Hsu | Posted 09.24.2013 | Science

A dog mummy has revealed the first archaeological evidence of bloodsucking parasites plaguing Fido's ancestors in Egypt during the classical era of Ro...

Mummies Reveal Ancient Egyptians Wore WHAT On Their Toes?

LiveScience | Owen Jarus | Posted 07.09.2013 | Science

Archaeologists have discovered two ancient Egyptian skeletons, dating back more than 3,300 years, which were each buried with a toe ring made of coppe...

Ancient Pharaoh Mummy Mystery Solved

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 12.18.2012 | Science

In a murder mystery fit for prime time, scientists say they have solved the 3,000-year-old killing of one of Egypt's last great pharaohs. The first...

Scans Reveal Ancient Mummy's Dreadful Last Days

Posted 10.10.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 10/10/2012 07:17 AM EDT on LiveScience Around 2,100 years ago, at a time when Egypt was ruled...

LOOK: Siberian Mummy Tattoos Date Back 2,500 Years

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.20.2012 | Science

A Siberian mummy with intricate tattoos decorating her body has been revealed in Russia. Researchers estimate the mysterious woman, known as the U...

Disturbing Way One Culture Learned Mummification

| Posted 08.14.2012 | Science

by Emily Underwood on 13 August 2012, 3:10 PM | Trekking through Chile's Atacama Desert 7000 years ago, hunter-gatherers known as the Chinchorro ...

A Mummy in Chicago

Elio Leturia | Posted 08.15.2012 | Latino Voices
Elio Leturia

Eugene Davis could never have thought he would end up like an Egyptian. Mummified. This citizen of Blue Island, 17 miles south of Chicago, was found dead last May 22 on the floor of his home, near his bed, mummified--without being embalmed.

Ancient Mummy Suffered Rare And Painful Disease

Posted 04.27.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 04/27/2012 01:32 PM EDT on LiveScience Around 2,900 years ago, an ancient Egyptian man, likel...

Meet The McDonald's Mummy

Posted 04.25.2012 | Arts

Artist Ben Campbell stumbled upon a connection between modern society and ancient Egypt: we're all yearning for immortality. Whether through mummifica...

'Mummy' Reboot Comes Alive For Universal

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.04.2012 | Entertainment

The "Mummy" reboot you've been waiting for has finally arrived? Variety reports that Jon Spaihts will write the script for "The Mummy," which was last...

Iceman Suffered From Modern Maladies, DNA Analysis Reveals

Posted 02.29.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/28/2012 12:40 PM EST on LiveScience The 5,300-year-old ice mummy dubbed Ötzi, discover...