Archive - Sep 9, 2007 - Story

Icelandic dig to be subject of Discovery Channel program

Filmmakers from the Discovery Channel are working with archaeologists to produce a series focusing on "findings in Hringsdalur and in Skriduklaustur, an old monastery in east Iceland." The series is scheduled to air in 2008.

1,500 plague victims found in mass grave on Venice "Quarantine" Island

National Geographic reports that a mass grave containing the remains of over 1,500 victims of the plague has been discovered on Venice's Lazzaretto Vecchi, an island used to quarantine the sick.

Skorri makes mead

Skorri Einarsson shares his mead-making techniques in humorous how-to videos posted on YouTube.

Tourney of the Foxes photos and video online

Sara van der Goes has posted a photo album and video from the recent Tourney of the Foxes event in the Kingdom of Meridies.