Ötzi, the 5,000-year-old mummy, has 61 tattoos all over his body. Marco Samadeli/EURAC via io9 A team of anthropologists was finally able to decode the 61 tattoos on the body of Ötzi, the Iceman, a mummy who died around 3,300 BC. Ötzi...Show More Summary
Dr Danny Zacharias and Dr Craig Evans of Acadia Divinity College have just made a video in reply to the criticisms of mummy mask trashing. It is called 'Craig Evans Leads Scientists to New Discoveries at ADC', and to describe it as bizarre (as did Roberta Mazza) is an understatement. Show More Summary
We discuss Frequencies and the Sad Mummy, and enjoy some of LoL's lovely soundtrack.
Helen Grosvenor: “Save me from that mummy! It’s dead!” - Universal Pictures’ The Mummy (1932) Shades of Karloff! The mummified remains of a man, estimated to be at least 200 years old, have been found in Mongolia. Since the man appears to be sitting in the lotus position, it has been suggested that he was [...]
So: bus flip, Asian T-1000 looks like a Mummy when in metal form, young Arnie has a terrible dye job, fireworks fireworks fireworks, and obligatory "I'll be back" "What?" Better than the last s...
The remains of a Buddhist monk have been found in mummy form sitting in Mongolia. While that may not seem overly strange or unique, the thing is that the monk was found to be sitting and meditating in the lotus position and early estimates have him to be at least 200 years old. Show More Summary
Oldest known gospel retrieved from mummy mask, researchers claim While the rich and royal members of ancient Egyptian society were buried in mummy masks of flaked gold and other precious metals, common people were forced to construct theirs with recycled pieces of paper. Recently, archaeologists found what they believe to be the world’s oldest piece of [...]
Archaeologists and experts say two mummies in the Vatican Museum are fakes “These mummies are important evidence of the phenomenon of falsification that managed to regularly fool collectors and sometimes scholars,” said Alessia Amenta,...Show More Summary
The ash-colored man was discovered sitting in a lotus position on Tuesday. It's suggested to be a teacher of the Lama Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov.
People often chide the League of Legends series for having a silly story, but as a player I dig the character fluff. Amumu has always been one of my favorites -- a sad mummy boy who just wants to find out who he really is. In this official music video from Riot Games, you can get a glimpse into the depressing life of Amumu. Show More Summary
The Curse of the Sad Mummy Riot Games, developer behind the popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) video game League of Legends, has released an official album composed of music created for various events and updates. The album–seemingly titled The Music of League of Legends, Volume 1–is available for download online with a release on […]
With the aid of a non-invasive photographic technique, researchers at the EURAC-Institute for Mummies and the Iceman have been able to show up all the tattoos on the man who was found preserved in a glacier, and in the process have stumbled upon a previously unknown tattoo on his ribcage. Show More Summary
Before Universal's highly likely to-be-bullshit "shared universe" of classic monsters can get there, Image Entertainment is taking advantage of public domain characters to get some inter-creatur...
Variety is reporting tat “Scooby-Doo” is joining a roster of popular playsets, including “Star Wars,” “Harry Potter” and DC Comics’ superheroes, that Lego has brought to life through its building blocks. The characters of Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, and Velma will become available as Lego minifigures starting in August, while the Mystery Machine van, a […]
Evangelist Josh McDowell features in a shortened version (edited for critical purposes from a longer presentation in the public domain by Beau Quilter), of an online presentation discussed here earlier in a video discussed by Roberta Mazza: 'Destroying mummy masks: “Since we own, it’s ok”. Show More Summary
Disturbing tales of five young conservators dismissed for commenting on the conservation of the Tutankhamun mummy mask, and incorrect choice of treatment methods will, no doubt, be being thoroughly looked into by the Ministry of Antiquities and (it is reported) the Public Prosecutor on Monday. Show More Summary
There’s a very strange opening in which Eve wakes up smiling at a bloody hand – this will presumably make sense later. She snaps to full consciousness and finds herself fighting a bunch of mummies, along with The Scoobies. They are...Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant injured his right shoulder Wednesday night against the Pelicans; now, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne is reporting that he'll miss the rest of the season with a torn rotator cuff. Neither Kobe nor the Lakers have confirmed, yet;Show More Summary
CNN: Was oldest gospel really found in a mummy mask? (Joel Baden and Candida Moss).Essentially, this papyrus is the scholarly equivalent of "my girlfriend who lives in Canada."As we've come to expect from these two, this is a thoughtful and clear evaluation of the current situation. Show More Summary