Archive - Apr 10, 2012

Gulf Wars pics from Thursday

Ursus of Anglesey has posted over 400 photos from Thursday at Gulf Wars.

Game of Thrones inspires interest in medieval cooking

HBO's popular medieval fantasy series Game of Thrones is inspiring fans to try their hand at medieval cooking. The show even has its own cookbook.

History of the Helmet

While the word helmet dates to the 15th century, military headgear has been around for much longer. This article traces the history of the helmet from ancient warfare to modern sports.

Eirik Andersen's photo album from 2005 Spring Coronation are back online

Eirik Andersen, of the Kingdom of Ealdormere, reports that the album of photos from Ealdormere's Spring Coronation 2005 is now available on his new website.

Volcanoes key to "Little Ice Age"

A new study, led by Gifford Miller at the University of Colorado at Boulder, US, may show that a series of volcanic eruptions around 1300 may have led to the Little Ice Age, which dropped temperatures in Europe in the 1500s.