Archive - Mar 26, 2005

Viking Telescope

Research on lenses discovered at a Viking archaeological dig on the island of Gotland provides evidence that the Norse may have had sophisticated navigational instruments as early as the 11th century.

Which Monty Python Character are You?

In celebration of the Broadway premiere of Spamalot, Entertainment Weekly has posted a trivia quiz to determine which Monty Python character you most closely resemble.

Hunting Season

The hunting horn sounds again, deer are getting ready to flee, hunters' calls can be heard from all sides. It is Hunting Season again! For the sixth year the shire of "Ad Flumen Caerulum" opens the hunting season and once more invites all archers to celebrate the begin of the hunt with us. The archery competition will be held on a beautiful field archery course in the alps south of Vienna. This gives an opportunity to test your archery skills by walking through beautiful woods, trying to find the targets, and hopefully hitting them.

Villagers Save Historic Medieval Church

All Saints' Church in Beckingham, England has been saved thanks to community efforts which secured a grant from English Heritage.