Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2006-02-27 12:28
John Brooke-Little, Clarenceux King of Arms of England, who did much through his persuasive writings to advance an interest in the subject of heraldry, died on Feb. 13, 2006 at the age of 78.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2006-02-24 11:24
Geoffrey Chaucer giveth advice, posteth the toppe X searches inn hys netwerk, and "the privitees of the manye abbreviaciouns ywritten on the internette". BSL (by seinte loy!) Thou shalt be ROFL ("rollinge on the floore laughinge").
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-02-24 08:05
Zygmunt Nadratowski reports that his rapier gear was stolen recently from his home in Michigan.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-23 20:20
Their Graces Edouard and Genevieve of the Kingdom of Ealdormere report the sad news that coronation cloaks from their first and second coronations were stolen from their car in downtown Toronto recently.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-02-18 13:03
Not just for Midrealmers anymore! Dragonhame.com has produced a quiz to let you find your inner dragon!
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2006-02-17 20:46
This website is designed to help locate lost or stolen SCA items. By logging on, you can have your items listed quickly (usually within 12 hours).
The site owner checks through the usual haunts of stolen items, and reports back to the original owners the moment they find a hit.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-02-17 18:25
Is chivalry dead? CBS News reporter Steve Hartman thought it might be, so he sought out John Bridges, author of the book How to be a Gentleman.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-12 13:19
Due to decreased attendance, organizers of the Canterbury Arts Festival in Kent, Washington, better known as Canterbury Faire, have decided to drop the Faire from their schedule.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-09 13:34
Jackie Hammers-Crowell of the Orphan Foundation of America Red Scarf Project responds to SCAtoday.net's posting about the project earlier in the year, thanking readers for their support.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2006-02-08 01:14
Owners of the Husqvarna Viking Designer I Sewing and Embroidery Machine should check their unit's serial number to see if it is affected by this safety recall due to an electrical arcing problem.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2006-02-06 10:53
Reenactor Fest is a multi-era event that brings together living history enthusiasts from any time period, including Roman era through World War II and other modern conflicts. The event is held in January near Chicago, Illinois.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-02 14:48
In celebration of Valentine's Day, Hamilton College Classics Professor Barbara Gold offers opinions on modern versus classical love.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-01 10:16
On February 11, 2006, Master Liam St. Liam (Bill Toscano) plans to take the plunge at Revere Beach, Massachusetts to raise money for the Special Olympics.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-31 13:05
Can't get enough of Lord of the Rings? Check out a comic strip depicting Boromir as a child on the Kasiopea Art website.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-30 16:13
Master Aleksandr Vasilevych Lev of Northshield, Grand Council Secretary for the Board of Directors of the SCA, has posted a report from the Grand Council meeting which took place in January 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-30 12:42
Laura Gottesman, Reference Specialist for the Digital Reference Team of the Library of Congress, has announced a new addition to the library's Music Division: The Rosaleen Moldenhauer Memorial: Music History from Primary Sources: A Guide to the Moldenhauer Archive.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2006-01-27 00:20
Idle hands while socializing at an event this weekend? A charitable organization, the Orphan Foundation of America, is collecting hand-knitted scarves and mufflers until January 31, and giving them to college-bound orphans as an act of love.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-26 18:14
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies of the University of Chicago is calling for papers to be presented at the 21st Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference to be held May 12-13, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-26 15:26
On the Historic Knitting List, Gabrielle reports that a blogger named the Yarn Harlot is challenging knitters to take part in a Knitter's Olympics to coincide with the Olympic Games.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-25 10:05
THL Alainne de Lacy reports that her automobile containing some SCA possessions was stolen January 20, 2006 near Salem, Oregon.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 20:58
The Dibner Institute for the History of Science & Technology, located at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will once again offer its Lunchtime Colloquia featuring a series of lectures on historical scientific topics.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 12:04
Popular graphic novel and science fiction writer Neil Gaiman is working on an animated version of Beowulf featuring the voices of Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie, Brendan Gleeson, and John Malkovich.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 10:54
Duke John ap Gwyndaf (Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA, Inc., has announced that the Mission Statement for the SCA release recently has been rescinded.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 08:41
Adam Stedefast has announced the totals for toys collected for the Toys for Tots program in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-22 13:40
A new study by Nature shows that men are more likely to seek revenge than women. Researchers used MRI brain scans to study subjects viewing wrongdoers given an electric shock and how the subjects' brains responded.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-21 22:51
Maltacom's National Cultural Foundation has sponsored a Lm6,000 project to digitize maps from a collection owned by Albert Ganado.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-01-20 18:06
Duke John ap Gwyndaf (aka Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA Inc., discusses the place of the Board of Directors in the SCA in his Quarterly Letter to the Membership.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-19 17:59
Duchess Malinda of the Kingdom of Atenveldt, has announced that she will be offering free matchmaker services at the upcoming Estrella War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-18 17:35
Looking for an online source that plays medieval music? Check out Treasury of Early Music, a classical program hosted by Jorge Salazar.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2006-01-14 19:17
On Sunday, 15 January 2006, the sca.org Internet servers will be taken offline temporarily to perform a major system upgrade. Beginning at approximately 4:00 a.m. US Central Time (10:00 GMT), and continuing until approximately noon US Central Time (18:00 GMT), various services will be inaccessible.