Archive - Aug 14, 2012

Royal Collection Art

The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace will exhibit more than 100 works by Northern European artists including Durer, Lucas Cranach the Elder and Hans Holbein the Younger.

German debt goes unpaid for 450 years

In 1562 the town of Mittenwalde, Germany made a formal loan to  Berlin of 400 gilders.  Berlin never paid the money back, and at the agreed upon 6% interest Berlin now owes Mittenwalde 11,200 gilders, the equivalent of 137 million US dollars.

Pennsic 41 Opening & Closing Ceremonies Photos

Photos of the Opening Ceremonies and Closing Ceremonies of the Pennsic War 41 are now posted on SleepyUnicorn's Photobucket album.