Archive - Dec 28, 2010

Rock solid homes

Looking for cozy a home with climate control where you never have to fix the roof? Try a cave! This article discusses 10 residential cave complexes, several originating in the 12th-13th centuries.

Website covers opening of tomb of Tycho Brahe

Aarhus University has created an extensive website covering the 2010 opening of the tomb of 16th century Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe. The site includes photos and video about the project.

Historic occupations as surnames

Those searching for period names may wish to visit the Rootsweb website, which includes an extensive list of period occupations with descriptions, many of which have become surnames.