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, 2005-08-30 09:51
Ship builder Robert McDonald has entered the record books by constructing a 15-meter Viking longboat of 15 million ice cream sticks. The ship, which took two years to build, was launched in Amsterdam harbor.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-08-25 07:57
An interest group has been formed in support of SCA members worldwide serving in the armed forces.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-24 10:21
Director Sturla Gunnarsson will be attending the world premiere of Beowulf & Grendel, the latest film based on the Anglo-Saxon saga, at the Toronto Film Festival September 8-17, 2005.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-08-20 11:38
Sara Ivry of the Boston Globe visits members of the Higgins Armory Museum's Sword Guild, a group of modern day people who do serious research into the history of swords and swordsmanship.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-16 13:57
The New England Bladesmiths Guild will host a 3 day seminar entitled Sword 2005: From Ore to Sword in Hand: History, Smithing and Martial Arts Techniques September 16-18, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-08-14 11:49
The Pennsic Independent web edition for Sunday, 14 August 2005, is online now.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-08-14 11:47
SCAtoday.net is once again coming to you live from the Pennsic War, with the support of the kind folks at Mystic Mail, who have added new features this year.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-08-14 11:36
Lady Angelique d'Herisson, the Pennsic 34 Chief Vampire and Blood Drive Coordinator, would like to remind everyone of the Pennsic 34 blood drive. Be a hero: save a life!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-12 11:21
The British government has re-evaluated plans to build a traffic tunnel under Stonehenge when a new estimate of £470m was announced.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-09 15:58
Authorities in Cheshire, England are looking for the culprits who seriously beat a man dressed as a Roman gladiator as he walked home from a costume party.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-09 12:50
Residents of the Midrealm were on hand to help celebrate Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church's 100th anniversary with period contests, archery and a depiction of Martin Luther by the church's pastor.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-08 08:16
Visitors to the Iron Age village of Cinderbury in England can step back in time and spend a night - or a week - living in the village.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-08-07 16:00
The Hickory Daily Record describes the goings-on at the inaugural Medieval Festival at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-06 11:05
September 9-11, 2005, the Chicago Swordplay Guild will present the 6th International Western Martial Arts Workshop.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-08-04 16:04
Hugo Van Halle has issued a challenge to join him on the field of combat at Pennsic 34 in order to raise awareness and funds for Fisher House.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-08-04 15:20
Lord Tobyn Kembold of Dragon's Heorth has announced that the University of Rhode Island Education Department will offer graduate-level credit for attending the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-03 11:58
Lady Sophia the Orange (Lara Coutinho) offers suggestions for dealing with the fly problem at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-29 19:26
For only $10,000, YOU can own Kirk Douglas' gladiator armor from the movie Spartacus!
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-07-28 18:29
PBS has obtained the rights to air six new Monty Python specials, each showcasing a member of the British comedy troupe.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-07-26 11:48
Viscountess Gwyneth Felton, mka Linda Moore, the new President of the SCA, has released her report from the Board of Directors meeting held July 16, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-07-26 09:02
In Louisville, Ohio, the Marche of Alderford entertained and educated the public with a demo for the public library's Medieval Faire, and two photo albums are now online with highlights.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-24 18:58
"You don't grow old and you don't grow bored," said Lord BradBodad'aylward of the SCA at a recent library demo in Milton, Pennsylvania. Members helped bring the Middle Ages to children at the Herr Memorial Library's summer reading club festival.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-07-23 15:34
A retired grocery clerk from Yuba City, CA may be the next Earl of Essex. Bill Capell, also known as the Right Honorable Lord William Capell, earned the right to put his name forward and possibly be chosen by the Queen with the death of his cousin, the last Earl of Essex.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-07-23 09:29
Efforts to remove several large rocks from a construction site in Kopavogur, Iceland, have led to strange happenings, leading residents to believe that the elves who live in the rocks don't want their homes destroyed.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-07-22 10:25
Maestra Margherita Alessia, known as Ghita (Susan Earley), the Society Exchequer explains how and why exchequers are cool.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-07-20 16:00
If they had had transporter beams and warp drives in the Middle Ages, they would have used them. And James Doohan would have been the Scotsman who squeezed 'em for every last drop of performance and then some. The man they called "Scotty" has left us today.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-19 23:56
Lady Aymee D'Ivry reports on her experiences on crossing the border between Canada and the United States with rapier equipment.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-07-18 12:47
Lord of the Rings Animated GIF--very funny! "One does not simply walk into Mortor..." "Mordor. It's Mordor with a 'D'."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-15 14:13
The joke is: "How many computers does it take to re-create the Middle Ages?" Blogger Uncle Horn Head shares the latest synergy of ancient craft combined with modern world necessity with a chain mail iPod cover created by his lady wife.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-14 14:06
The 41st International Congress in Medieval Studies, to be held May 4-7, 2006 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is calling for papers to be presented. This year's theme is: The Pen and the Sword: Medieval Martial Arts in Cultural Context.