Archive - Feb 2, 2010 - Story

1602 map shows China at the center of the world

In 1602, when he created the first Chinese map to name the Americas, Matteo Ricci was a Jesuit missionary living in Bejing. His map is currently on display at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. (photo)

Pennsic War 39 brings schedule change for merchants

Merchants will open a day earlier, and close a day earlier, at this year's Pennsic War than they have in years past.