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The Past and the Present

Here's a story that suggests Egyptians were the first to make prosthetics. Read about it in Mummy Remains Show False Toes Helped Ancient Egyptians Walk

Now for some sad news - among items looted from the Cairo Museum were a couple of small statuettes of King Tutankhamun. Read about it here. According to a recent report two of the stolen items have been found and the rest are still being sought.

For a fascinating look at the driving forces behind Egypt's relatively peaceful overthrow of Mubarak go here.
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