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Make a Mummy Book

Make a Mummy Book  Are you a loving Mummy or Deady looking for a fun way to get your kids away from the television? Now is the time to discover the Make a Mummy Book from the NeatoShop. This great book features 20 fantastic activities to entertain your little explorer. Teach them to dig up secrets, [...]

Black Magic in Roman Curses

Photo: Museo Archeologico Civico di Bologna There ain’t no curse like black magic curse! Newly deciphered tablets revealed the use of black magic in 1,600-year-old Roman curses: One of the curses targets a Roman senator named Fistus and appears [...]

King Tut’s curse or satanic killer?

Were six deaths attributed to an Egyptian curse actually the work of a satanic serial killer ? Over 20 people involved in the excavation of King Tutan…

The Quick 9: 9 Victims of the Curse of Tippecanoe

It was 30 years ago today that Ronald Reagan was nearly killed in an assassination attempt by John Hinckley, Jr. The more superstitious among us chalk that up to the Curse of Tippecanoe, a gift to William Henry Harrison from Chief Tecumseh’s brother after the Battle of Tippecanoe. The curse apparently damned Harrison and every [...]

The Quick 10: Nine Victims of King Tut’s Curse (and one who should have been)

If you have any connections to Egyptology or mummies at all (work in a museum? Have an archaeologist ancestor?), be careful on Sunday. Sunday is the anniversary of the day King Tutankhamen’s tomb was opened, unleashing a powerful curse upon all who dared disturb his eternal slumber. I mean, if you believe in stuff like that. [...]