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Deborah James’ family’s tribute in full as ‘most amazing wife and mummy’ dies aged 40

Dame Deborah James has died at the age of 40. She’s survived by her loving husband, Sebastian Bowen, and their children, 14 year old Hugo and Eloise, 12 Source link

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Entertainment

Why We Miss Action Adventure Movies Like ‘The Mummy’ (How to Write Your Own)

The genre has recently been devoted to superheroes only, but it used to be about regular people and rogues.  The adventure movie genre used to be one of the go-to places for original stories and sweeping epics. But over the last few decades, it seems like these movies are reserved only for superheroes. What used to […]

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Science

Unwrapping, Grinding Up, Eating – European History of Mummies Is Truly Disturbing

Why did people think cannibalism was good for their health? The answer offers a glimpse into the zaniest crannies of European history, at a time when Europeans were obsessed with Egyptian mummies.   Driven first by the belief that ground-up and tinctured human remains could cure anything from bubonic plague to a headache, and then […]

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UK

‘Mummy mode’ Princess Beatrice’s stepson Wolfie makes first official royal appearance

Princess Beatrice, who is mother to baby Sienna, stepped out with her adorable stepson and husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi for the last day of her grandmother’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The princess, 33, dazzled in royal blue as she doted on her step son who made his first official royal appearance at the Platinum Jubilee Pageant. […]

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UK

Charles pays tribute to ‘mummy’ the Queen ‘thank you for being there for us’

The future King looked emotional as he paid a moving, personal tribute to the Queen at the Jubilee Party at the Palace, calling her “Mummy” and thanking her for being there for the nation in good times and bad for 70 years. He smiled widely as they touched on Her Majesty’s groundbreaking reign, her legacy […]

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The Mummy star Brendan Fraser’s tragic decline and ‘choking up’ to fan support

Fraser became a household name in the early 2000s after appearing in a number of enormous Hollywood movies. The Mummy series, for one, was staggeringly successful and sent him into leading man territory for the first time. After that, he enjoyed some incredible success in films such as Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Monkebone, The […]

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Sam Faiers beams in snap with newborn son and gushes over being a mummy of three

Sam Faiers has shared her first official snap of herself with her newborn son as she gushed over being a mummy of three. In a sweet snap posted to her Instagram stories, 31 year old former The Mummy Diaries star, Sam, looked radiant as she showed off her new mum glow, with her newborn son, […]

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Science

Archaeologists stunned as Ancient Egyptian mummy exposed as sacrificial bird

The ancient mummy, thought to be around 1,500 years old, was originally labelled as a hawk while kept in storage at Cornell College. But once researchers took a digital look through the ancient wrapping, they received quite the surprise. The light-weight 2-pound (942 grams) mummy underwent a CT scan to determine what it actually was. […]

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Science

Archaeology breakthrough as world’s oldest mummy found in Portugal rewrites history

Researchers have taken a second look at photographs snapped 60 years ago of several skeletons that were buried in southern Portugal. A new analysis of these photos has led them to believe that the oldest evidence of mummification actually originated in Europe, not Egypt or Chile as previously thought. During excavations in the 1960s, archaeologists […]

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Bizarre 300-Year-Old Mummified ‘Mermaid’ Can Finally Be Explained

Researchers in Japan are investigating the origins of a nightmarish, 300-year-old mummified ‘mermaid’, which has been worshipped for centuries due to its supposed medicinal properties.   The haunting remains are most likely a gruesome amalgam of a monkey’s torso sewed onto a fish’s tail, potentially embellished with hair and nails from a human.  Hiroshi Kinoshita, board member […]