Archive - Feb 3, 2008 - Story

An Tir knight's benefit stair climb on YouTube

Sir Brand of reports that the sports editor of the University of Washington Daily has produced a 2-minute video chronicling the An Tir knight's challenge to climb 5,000 stairs in 2 hours to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Modern siege engine throws bowling ball 80 feet

The modern meets the medieval when some bored engineers from Harcos, Inc. decided to turn an industrial robot into a catapult capable of bashing a car with a bowling ball 80 feet away.

9th century Buddhist temple discovered in India

Workers on a construction site in Bhubaneswar, India have discovered the remains of a 9th century Buddhist monastery. Villagers have requested the preservation of the site.