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Ancient Egyotian pyramids/ how they were built/ causes

Ancient Egyotian pyramids/ how they were built/ causes

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Originally posted on The Quibbler Student Magazine :

The ancient Egyptians built pyramids as tombs for the pharaohs and their queens. The pharaohs were buried in pyramids of many different shapes and sizes. The bigger the pyramid the more important the Pharo.

The pyramids were built by hundreds of Egyptians being watched over by the king or prince. They would wet the sand than drag blocks up a…

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ISIS Has Almost No Popular Support in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, or Lebanon

Egypt’s Meidum Pyramid site ready for tourist-friendly transformation

Egypt’s Meidum Pyramid site ready for tourist-friendly transformation

Originally posted on Elitehusky’s: Planet in Motion:

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In a bid to capitalize on its prosperous tourism industry, Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Mamdouh El-Damaty recently announced that the Meidum Pyramid site in Beni Suef will be part of a systemic restoration project to make the area more tourist friendly.   

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The Global Refugee Crisis

The Global Refugee Crisis

Originally posted on An Average American Woman:

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Richard Kaplan United Nations Global Affairs & International Legal Advisor Oct 18 2014  16:55 (UTC-8) | Richard Kaplan |Syria Boarder Refugee Camp The Global Refugee Crisis

As Winter rapidly approaches, I wanted to take this opportunity to share some statistics with you on the current worldwide refugee crisis, and how it is being addressed by…

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Lady in Black — Carl Vilhelm Holsøe

Lady in Black — Carl Vilhelm Holsøe

Originally posted on Biblioklept:

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Bruno Gritti Collection

Originally posted on Just me:

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Gritti 1For the last 50 years, Italian architect Bruno Gritti has been carefully researching and collecting these marvels of 19th century precision, often not simply “instruments” but also works of art of gleaming brass, bronze, laquer and steel, more often than not including glowing wooden tripods and bespoke cabinet-work carrying cases. Now 75, Mr Griiti is releasing…

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Iranian Users Petition Microsoft For Greater Windows Support

Iranian Users Petition Microsoft For Greater Windows Support

Originally posted on TechCrunch:

Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system preview has attracted more than 1 million testers to date, and tens upon tens of thousands of votes on its user forums. Curiosuly, one dominating theme has emerged over the past few days: Requests for better support in Iran.

The Verge’s Tom Warren wrote a post last week detailing the top 10 Windows 10 requests, noting…

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Where You Need to Be

Where You Need to Be

Originally posted on Source of Inspiration:

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You can do great things
but only if you
are in the place
where they need
to be done.

Do not wait
for life to call
nor sit at home
wondering why
your life feels
incomplete.

You can not escape
unhappy times
but you can move
through them with
grace, knowing they
will be resolved or
at least will fade away
with time.

Always focus on the solution
not on…

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Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)

Originally posted on Inchoate:

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