Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-09-29 07:29
Opponents of 35-year-old single mom Amber Martin for a City Council seat may want to think twice. This lady puts on armor and fights with a rapier.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-09-24 11:02
The Red Scarf Project, sponsored by the Orphan Foundation of America, is taking donations of handmade knitted and crocheted red scarves to include in Valentine's Day care packages for foster youth.
Submitted by Kottr on Tue, 2008-09-23 07:35
Recently SCAtoday.net reported about the the book American Nerd by Benjamin Nugent. Now a full excerpt about the author's adventures to a Caidan Coronation in the Barony of Dun Or and Estrella War in the Kingdom of Atenveldt are available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-09-20 11:55
Visitors to the Kingdom of Northshield might want to plan a visit to the Viking Inn, "Central Minnesota 's Nordic Inn Medieval Brew and Bed."
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2008-09-19 07:43
Patrick Anderson, President of the SCA Inc., has released the organization's official announcement of the new corporate web site.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2008-09-14 18:25
The main corporate web site of the SCA Inc. went "live" this weekend with a significant redesign of the site's cosmetics and organization.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-09-01 11:32
The Duck Tape Club is sponsoring the Stick or Treat Halloween Costume Contest™ now through October 10, 2008. Participants are encouraged to create their own Halloween costumes using Duck Tape.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-08-28 21:03
The Codex Sinaiticus, a 1,600-year-old version of Bible, has been digitized and is being made available online. The manuscript is one of the oldest versions of the Bible.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-08-25 11:18
Richard Garriott, known in the Kingdom of Ansteorra as Don Shamino, will become the next space tourist when he blasts off in the fall of 2008 aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft for a 10-day stay on the International Space Station.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-08-23 17:49
700 years after the Knights Templar were eradicated by the Catholic Church, the Association of the Sovereign Order of the Temple of Christ has launched a court case in Spain demanding that the Church exonerate the Order and return assets worth EU€100bn.
Submitted by Aldyet on Thu, 2008-08-21 13:34
SCA Soldiers is a volunteer-led group providing aid, comfort, and contact to the men and women serving in their countries armed forces.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-08-21 09:05
A romantic comedy set in the world of Viking re-enactment? It's true. The film is Faintheart and it's scheduled for release in the UK in September 2008. View a trailer online.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Wed, 2008-08-20 18:11
Nils Olav, a king penguin residing at the Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland, was knighted by the King of Norway for his long service to the military.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-07-12 11:27
Modern spiritual seekers are finding value in a medieval pilgrimage. Spain's 500-mile-long El Camino de Santiago gives participants plenty of time to meditate. Jillian Mueller of the Christian Science Monitor chronicles her journey.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 10:31
Mistress Jessa d'Avondale, Pennsicwar.org webmaster, reports that last year's Pennsylvania firewood quarantine is still in effect.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-07-07 10:25
Once considered awkward and socially incompetent, nerds have become more acceptable, although not completely integrated into polite society. This is the premise of American Nerd, a new book by Benjamin Nugent, who includes gamers and SCA members in his list of nerds.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2008-07-03 17:03
Although technically not period for SCA, the Simondale House in rural Wales is an environmentally-friendly, family-built home that uses mostly period materials and would fit right into many SCA folks' dreams of the perfect dwelling.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2008-07-01 07:35
HRM Elizabeth II, Queen of England, has stripped Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, of his knighthood in a move to protest the human rights abuses in his country.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2008-06-24 14:38
The SCA Inc. seeks applicants for the position of Chief Technical Officer, for a three-year term beginning August 15, 2008. This is a part-time volunteer position requiring technical leadership and a commitment of approximately 10-15 hours per week plus availability for emergencies.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-06-11 08:41
All over the world, knitters will come together to promote their craft on June 14, 2008!
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-06-10 11:17
Moira O'Connor and Aine ingen Fhinn report that the van stolen recently with most of their SCA gear inside has been recovered, although much of the gear has not.
Submitted by Robin on Mon, 2008-06-09 12:47
In light of the current trend in gas prices, a Pennsic Ride Share mailing list has been set up to exchange offers of rides or for those looking for rides.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-06-03 07:41
8-year-old Kristina Roberts is no spoiled princess! What she dreamed of most was to enter a real joust. Recently her dream came true at Warwick Castle in England. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-06-02 11:10
Janet Arnold's Patterns of Fashion: Cut and Construction of Linen Shirts, Smocks, Neck and Headwear, Etc., C. 1540-1665 No. 4 has been scheduled for release in late fall of 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-06-01 11:36
A severe drought affecting the city of Barcelona, Spain has lowered the water table in the massive Sau reservoir, revealing a once-submerged medieval village. The town was flooded when the reservoir, which supplies Barcelona, was built in the 1960s. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-05-28 09:58
An ancient tongue gets a modern boost with the creation of Sancta Sedes, a Latin section of the Vatican's website which features papal texts and religious works.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-05-24 08:14
Sir Morgan of the Kingdom of Ansteorra has announced that he has created a new discussion list for motorcycle enthusiasts in that Kingdom. The SCA Heavy Cavalry is on Google Groups.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-05-23 15:38
Moira O'Connor reports that her vehicle containing SCA gear was stolen May 14, 2008, and asks that gentles in the SCA community keep an eye out for the stolen property.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-05-23 13:32
Benedict Longsword of Monmouth reports that armor was stolen from the vehicle of Michael Ward (Ian Lowery) in Montgomery, Alabama during the weekend of May 10-11, 2008. Lord Benedict hopes that SCA members will be on the lookout for it.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-05-21 14:37
Security was tight for the April 1, 2008 meeting of U.S. President George W. Bush and Ukraine’s President Viktor Yushchenko, as captured by Reuters photographer Grigory Dukor, who observed security's reaction to guys in armor.