Archive - Dec 2008 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-12-04 10:40
The Great Bath at the city of Bath, England's famous Roman Baths, is being given a cleaning to remove a buildup of sludge and algae. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-12-03 18:58
Scholars are still puzzled by 16h century map created by German cartographer Martin Waldseemueller which depicts a vast ocean west of the Americas years before its discovery by Vasco Núñez de Balboa.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-12-03 12:51
British comedy stars Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders take on medieval life in this sketch set in a medieval French kitchen. The video is posted on YouTube. Cooks beware!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-12-03 09:05
A 4th century Greek ancestor of Monty Python's famous "Dead Parrot Sketch" has been found in a joke wherein "a man complains that a slave he was sold had died." The joke, translated from the Greek, is from Philogelos The Laugh Addict.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-12-02 19:46
In her book, Candy: The Sweet History and Chocolate: The Sweet History, Beth Kimmerle considers the increased appetite of sweets in medieval Europe. The article appears on the National Geographic website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-12-02 16:36
Protographer Muirghein O'Faolain has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-12-02 12:24
Planning a large feast - or even a large meal? The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service has a free downloadable brochure (PDF format) available.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-12-02 08:57
The geniuses behind Google Earth have taken on a new project: the mapping of ancient Rome. Now visitors to the website can take a virtual 3D tour of the ancient city including such buildings as the Forum and the Colosseum.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-12-01 22:03
Dame Anita de Challis, SCA Internal Publicity for Estrella War XXV, has announced that the upcoming War will again feature an Artisan's Showcase.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-12-01 16:03
Vrank has posted a short video from the recent Kingdom University in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-12-01 08:46
Fantasy meets reality online as the Pennsic road system can now be tracked on Google Maps!