Archive - Dec 20, 2011

Fencing Cam at BAM

Collwyn O'Snowdon reports that he has posted several videos of fencing on YouTube taken at the recent Bordermarch Autumn Melees (BAM) in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

Pocahontas' wedding site discovered

Scholars and preservationists at the historic site of Jamestown, Virginia, believe they have discovered the remains of one of the country's oldest Protestant churches, the site where Pocahontas was baptized and married.

New study traces the origin of board games from ancient times to modern era

A study published in Antiquity looks at board games and traces their spread from ancient Mesopotamia through medieval Europe and into 20th century America.