(Just a splat-share, but this is pretty awesome from a nerd standpoint.)

King Tutankhamun, the pharaoh who ruled Egypt more than 3,300 years ago, rode full speed over the desert dunes on a Formula One-like chariot, according to new investigations into the technical features of the boy king’s vehicle collection.

via King Tut’s Chariots Marvels of Engineering : Discovery News.