Archive - May 26, 2006 - Story

"Treasures" Found in Jamestown Well

A recently-discovered well in Jamestown, Virginia has turned out to be a treasure trove of artifacts from the area's early residents including tobacco seeds, shells, fish bones, and a child's leather shoe.


Sonia Smith of Slate magazine looks at the origins of heckling from the ancient Greeks to medieval hooters.

Today in the Middle Ages: May 26, 1583

William and Anne Shakespeare's firstborn child, Susannah, was baptized on May 26, 1583.

Met Show Features Tibetan Arms and Armor

A current exhibition at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art features Tibetan weapons, armor, and other war gear from the 13th to the 20th century.