Archive - Jul 1, 2008

Scandinavians "genetically diverse" for over 2000 years say researchers

A study of Danish burial grounds dating to the Iron Age by a team of forensic scientists from the University of Copenhagen finds that humans were much more genetically diverse than previously believed.

A Pennsic revelation

The new view from the Pennsic war courtesy of Mehrit: McStella!

Highland Foorde Renaissance Festival educates public about the Middle Ages

"It's not about entertaining, it's about educating," said Sherri Fabic, a member of the Barony of Highland Foorde, about the recent Renaissance Festival hosted by the group at Hager House in Hagerstown, Maryland. Reporter Joshua Bowman of the Herald-Mail was on hand for the story. (Photos & video)

Queen of England strips Knight of his title

HRM Elizabeth II, Queen of England, has stripped Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, of his knighthood in a move to protest the human rights abuses in his country.