Duck House http://wkms.org en The Morning Cram [Mummies, Retirement, Debate & Duck House Edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-mummies-retirement-debate-duck-house-edition <p><strong>From NPR:&nbsp;</strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 0.85em; line-height: 1.45em; ">A couple of thousand years before the Egyptians preserved some of their dead, a much simpler society made the first known mummies.</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 0.85em; line-height: 1.45em; ">The desert area where they lived was so dry, dead people turned into <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/08/15/158790969/changing-climate-may-have-led-to-earliest-mummies">mummies </a>naturally.</span></p><p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 15:15:45 +0000 Dave Shinall 20799 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [Mummies, Retirement, Debate & Duck House Edition]