Which Is the Great Pyramid?

| August 14, 2010

In surfing stock photo sites for the Giza pyramids, I noticed that quite a number of people were confused about which pyramid is the Great Pyramid. The remarkable Giza Plateau features three large pyramids and six small pyramids, as well as the Great Sphinx and various other structures. Many people see the Second Pyramid with […]

Evolution, Meat, and “Brains”

| August 2, 2010

An ancient diet change from vegetarian to carnivore made the “human” brain grow and kicked humanity into high gear, argues Leslie Aiello, anthropologist and director of New York’s Wenner-Gren Foundation. According to Aiello, a human cannot have a big gut (necessary for raw veg diet) and a big brain at the same time, as raw […]

Sphinx Head Recarved — I Knew It!

| August 2, 2010

After skimming a little of the internet, I realize that I am not the only non-professional observer to look at the massive lion body of the Great Sphinx and conclude that the “puny” little “pharaonic” head does not match. Egyptologists have clung to the conventional, nationalistic view that the head of the Sphinx is that […]