Archive - Sep 4, 2005

Who Was the Real William Wallace?

In an article for The Scotsman, Jim Gilchrist looks at the real man behind the Victorian - and Mel Gibson's - version of William Wallace.

17th Century Farm Offers Tips for Modern Life

A year-long project by five experts has uncovered what life was like on a Welsh farm in the year 1620. The article by Megan Lane is part of the BBC series Tales from the Green Valley.

13th Century Chinese Warship Discovered in Shandong

Chinese archaeologists are excited about the discovery of an ancient war ship from the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). The 20-meter-long ship was found in Dengzhou Harbor in Penglai in China's Shandong Province.