Posts Tagged ‘Egypt’

Abu Simbel

Friday, July 8th, 2011

The statues at Abu Simbel in Egypt are a testament to human ingenuity — and ego. Find out what’s so cool about Abu Simbel (and statues). Found at

Arab Spring Explained By Angry Birds & Three Little Pigs

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

This fantastic mashup of Angry Birds and Three Little Pigs explains the uprisings in the Middle East. Found at YouTube from egorzhgun.

Egyptian Ice Hockey

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Ice hockey in Egypt. Who knew? Yeah, they play on actual ice. Found at YouTube from 0142719658.

Prison Break at Abu Zabaal, Egypt

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Cell phone footage from prison break at Abu Zabaal prison, near Egypt’s Libyan border, given to Human Rights Watch by detainee, Omar Shaath. Found at YouTube from HumanRightsWatch.

Building the Great Pyramid

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

A reconstructed life story of Nacht, one of workers who was part of building king Kufu’s great pyramid, courtesy of a BBC special. Found at YouTube from cheegum.