Archive - Dec 2, 2008

The medieval sweet tooth

In her book, Candy: The Sweet History and Chocolate: The Sweet History, Beth Kimmerle considers the increased appetite of sweets in medieval Europe. The article appears on the National Geographic website.

Atlantia Fall 2008 Crown Tourney photos online

Protographer Muirghein O'Faolain has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Food safety for large groups

Planning a large feast - or even a large meal? The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service has a free downloadable brochure (PDF format) available.

Ancient Rome, meet Google Earth!

The geniuses behind Google Earth have taken on a new project: the mapping of ancient Rome. Now visitors to the website can take a virtual 3D tour of the ancient city including such buildings as the Forum and the Colosseum.