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 Tue, 2005-11-22 16:57
During a recent trip to Ulan Bator, Mongolia, President Bush was greeted by Mongol warriors in full armor.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-11-22 09:05
British police are now giving youngsters a lesson in medieval virtues at "knight school." The kids learn how chivalry can be applied to modern life.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-11-20 15:54
The State Game Commission of Pennsylvania is drafting regulations to allow hunters to use atlatls, wooden spear throwers first utilized by early man.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-11-20 12:01
Tyco Plastics has announced the production of "Nashua Big Fix," an extra-wide roll of duct tape big enough to patch even the largest armor.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-11-18 12:48
Pfc. Samuel D. White of the Marine Corps took a step back in time recently when he interviewed Lord Wolfgan (Staff Sgt. Brian Neldner) at the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training in New River, North Carolina. His story appears on the website for the Marine Corps.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-11-17 08:44
Feisty comic strip hero Asterix has been making fools of the Romans for years. Now he has a new focus: the Bush Administration.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-11-16 14:11
Viscountess Kaellyn mac Dermott, Chirurgeon in Charge for Pennsic War XXXV, offers her personal comments on the change in EMS providers for Pennsic this coming year.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-11-15 15:49
Mayor Brise Sanguin has confirmed that another ambulance company has signed on to replace Portersville EMS for on-site paramedic services at Pennsic 35.
Submitted by Calvert on Tue, 2005-11-15 10:30
Brise Sanguin, Pennsic XXXV Mayor, has confirmed rumors that two long-standing providers of services to Pennsic War will not be returning this year. Lord Calvert from the Pennsic Independent has the story straight from the Mayor.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-11-13 15:05
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Farrell have been signed to star in a new theatrical film set in 15th century Rome which covers the internal struggles of Italy's Borgia family.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-11-13 12:08
The current online issue of Walkwise, Scotland's walking magazine, features a list of walking excursions that explore Roman sites in Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-11-12 09:50
Archie McPhee is at it again! This time it's an Avenging Unicorn complete with "four interchangeable horns" for skewering your favorite irritant.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-11-08 09:20
The Medieval Centre in Denmark re-creates life in the 14th century village of Sundkøbing, complete with trebuchet and artillery demonstrations, a market and craftsmen.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-11-06 19:13
The Leifur Eiríksson Foundation is offering scholarships to scholars from the United States interested in doing graduate-level research at universities in Iceland.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-29 14:55
An updated version of the old chestnut that uses a quiz to deterine which Dungeons and Dragons™ character you would be.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-10-27 14:57
Lord Alexander Kegan MacAngus of the Shire of Smyth Kepe in Gleann Abhann reports that his armor was stolen the weekend of October 22-23, 2005 from the area of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-18 11:39
Kaðlin in Stórráða has reported that a trailer belonging to HL Kolfinna and Sir Torfin containing much SCA gear was stolen from their home in Portland, Oregon October 14, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-17 15:12
The Barony of Delftwood is proud to host the Fall 2005 SCA Board of Directors Meeting on October 22, 2005. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-15 09:15
You, too, can go a-Viking! DirectBoats.com is selling replica Viking longboats. "Great for theme parks and rental operations." And, they're on sale!
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-09-28 19:42
In the Marche of Gwyntarian, in the Barony of Brendoken,
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-09-26 18:00
Lady Anne de Chevebois and Sir Geoffrey Fitzgalen, who have been in the SCA for over ten years, joined in medieval matrimony last weekend in the Shire of Anglespur, East Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-09-24 21:23
Chick-Fil-A™, a North American fast-food chain, has produced a promotional calendar with scenes depicting cows in historical—and heroic—poses.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-23 21:52
Three 16th and 17th century maps have recently been stolen from bound volumes in the British Library. The theft is just the latest in a rash of crimes targeting libraries and museums.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-09-19 09:48
Want to be like Jack Sparrow? Wear an eyepatch? Go around saying "Arrrrr" a lot? Then today is YOUR day! Happy National Talk Like a Pirate Day!
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-09-16 10:51
If you are a professional photographer, or a serious amateur, or if you are a beginner with an interest in learning more, you may want to sign up for SCAtoday.net's new "Shutterbugs" email list.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-14 17:10
Elaine Koogler reports that many rare texts dealing with textiles from the collection of the D.C. Textile Museum are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-14 09:44
Caroline Tharpe Weiss reports that FEMA is interested in hiring a few individuals to work in historic preservation in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-09-13 14:40
A new discussion list has formed to help SCA members deal with issues facing those over the age of forty.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-09-11 15:11
Sveva Lucciola reports that a new discussion group has been created to help SCA members deal with adoption issues.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-08 05:15
Lord William of Llanwarneof, who lives in the Kingdom of Drachenwald, shares a friend's photos from the German LARP (Live Action Role Playing) convention which re-creates a medieval world.