We're no experts, but we're pretty sure that students would be way more likely to pay attention in history class if teachers implemented memes into their lesson plans. So let these memes be today's little history lesson from us on ancient Egypt!
Apparently by trying to erase the long and successful reign of this pharaoh, using her stuff as wall filler and throwing all her junk in a dump, they accidentally ended up preserving it. Pretty neat. Tumblr reviews some wild corners of history, like this thread that actually makes history fun. Here's another archaeology themed Tumblr thread about craftspeople being able to identify things that archaeologists couldn't.
Amateur Gastroegyptologist Seamus Blackley came across what he very much hopes are isolated strains of yeast off a few 4,500 year old Egyptian pots and figured it would be a good idea to make some bread out of it. He even went as far to make the dough out of grain used around the time the yeast would have been active, since what we know as modern wheat didn't exist at the time. Anyway, he baked a loaf and was able to taste some (hopefully) authentic ancient bread.
The world's corals are fading fast and the Red Sea might be the cure. In an article posted by The Times of Israel, it has been announced that an alliance with all the countries that border the Red Sea: Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen will come together in an effort to help protect the world's coral from bleaching and dying.
Keaton Patti, the mastermind behind the "bot-written Olive Garden ad" is back with a mockery of indulgently bougie perfume commercials. The imagery is perfect, and honestly, perfectly hilarious. We can't wait to see what this genius brings us next - by way of bot, of course.