Archive - Oct 31, 2005 - Story

Gleann Abhann Award Structure Announced

Radu and Broinnfinn, Lord and Lady Heir of the soon-to-be-Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, have announced that the Kingdom's award structure has been finalized.

Paul & Catriona New Viceroy & Vicereine of Insulae Draconis

Mistress Ariel reports that Lord Paul, son of Brian and Lady Catriona of the Ravens, was the winner of the recent Coronet in Insulae Draconis.

Beowulf Mania

Two films, an opera and an off-Broadway play are enough to jump start the popularity of Anglo-Saxon classic.

Student Uses "Experimental Archaeology" to Work Iron

Ph.D candidate in Materials Science and Engineering Dan Jeffery is using ancient technologies to understand how bloomery furnaces work. Bloomery furnaces were in common use "in Japan, Renaissance Europe, ancient Rome, Africa, and many other places to make iron and steel for armor, swords, locks, tools and hundreds of other household items."