Archive - Feb 1, 2011

Roman bones found under Jersey church

Contractors working on an extension to a church in Jersey, UK, were surprised to discover human remains during excavation. They were doubly surprised to learn that the remains are from Roman residents of the island.

Old tools never die

Kevin Kelly, the founding editor of Wired magazine, has spent considerable time researching the fate of obsolete technology and tools, and has concluded that old tools never die -- that is, that every technology ever known to Mankind is still in modern use somewhere in the world.

Calontir Twelfth Night photos online

Séaghdha mac Roibeaird reports that he has created an album of photos from Twelfth Night 2011 which took place recently in the Kingdom of Calontir.