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Bin Laden’s son aspires to be peace activist

Source: USA Today, Thu January 17, 2008
Cairo, Egypt - Omar Osama bin Laden bears a striking resemblance to his notorious father -- except for the dreadlocks that dangle halfway down his back. Then there's the black leather biker jacket.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Ramadan Soup Kitchens Bring Iraqis, Jordanians Together

Source: AHN, Sat October 06, 2007
Cairo, Egypt - A United Nations initiative to bring together Iraqi refugees and their hosts in Jordan is being seen as a success

Anubis, god of dead, floats down Thames

Source: Louisville Courier-Journal, Wed October 03, 2007
London, England, UK - A giant statue of the ancient Egyptian god of the dead floated down the Thames on Monday, turning heads as it crossed under London's Tower Bridge.

Ancient Pharaoh Temple Discovered Inside Egypt Mosque

Source: National Geographic News, Fri September 28, 2007
Luxor, Egypt - Parts of a temple dating to the reign of pharaoh Ramses II have been discovered inside a mosque in Luxor, Egypt, officials report.

Egypt footprint ‘could be oldest’

Source: BBC, Wed August 22, 2007
Siwa, Egypt - Archaeologists in Egypt say they have discovered what might be the oldest human footprint ever found.

Egypt’s Largest Pharaoh-Era Fortress Discovered, Experts Announce

Tjaru, Tell-Huba, Egypt - The largest known fortress from ancient Egypt's days of the pharaohs has been unearthed near the Suez Canal, archaeologists announced on Sunday.

Egypt’s Oldest Known Art Identified, Is 15,000 Years Old

Qurta, Egypt - Rock face drawings and etchings recently rediscovered in southern Egypt are similar in age and style to the iconic Stone Age cave paintings in Lascaux, France, and Altamira, Spain, archaeologists say.

The World’s Mysterious Places

Source: Metacafe, Tue July 10, 2007
Mountain View, California, USA - This compilation of the world's most mysterious places on Google Earth includes Oak Island, Area 51, the Pyramid of the Sun & Moon, various figures from Nazca, the Atacama Giant, Loch Ness, Arbor Low, Stonehenge, Avebury, Silbury Hill, St. Michael's Mount, Angkor Wat, Ayres Rock, the Olgas, and Maree Man.

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