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, 2005-04-11 14:45
Metressa Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, a librarian in the modern world, offers a challenge to SCAdians during National Library Week.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-04-11 10:58
Kingdom of Heaven, the historical epic about the Third Crusade scheduled to be released this spring, is the subject of a copyright controversy in which author James Reston Jr. accused film director Ridley Scott of stealing his research.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-09 09:31
East Kingdom resident Master Liam St. Liam was recently named the National Honor Society Advisor of the Year for the State of Massachusetts.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-08 18:30
The Midgard Historical Center in Vestfold County, Norway, is seeking a few good Vikings to interact with visitors and create an authentic atmosphere.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-04-06 13:20
Jenna of SouthWind reports on citizens of the Kingdom of Calontir serving in the military in Iraq.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-04-06 11:15
Jenna of SouthWind reports on some of the challenges faced by those serving in the military abroad, including the shipment of rattan in a care package.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-03 12:41
Would you have been a good Viking? Test your skills in an online game from the BBC.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-03 09:53
An explosion at the Intertapes Polymer Group duct tape factory in Columbia, South Carolina, killed one employee and shook houses a mile away.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-04-02 12:45
Remember that article we published on April 1 about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request being "stalled" by the Society Seneschal? The document has at last been declassified, by executive decree.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-01 14:19
Several SCA members from the west coast of the United States were prominently featured in The Conquerors, a new program which premiered on the History Channel in March 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-31 15:33
Join the Canton of Buckston-on-Eno in the Barony of Windmasters' Hill for a late period camping event in Leasburg, NC.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-31 11:45
Arizona teachers lobby for the teaching of Latin as a way to expose children to ancient culture, improve test scores and help kids get into college.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-03-30 13:03
File this in the category of the strange and unusual: An Internet gamer from Shanghai, China, has allegedly murdered a competitor for selling a sword that existed only in the game to someone else for real money.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-29 20:05
Lord Kaspar von Helmenstedt & Eleyne de Comnocke (aka Nick and Clare Baldock) have announced the birth of their son Cameron Arthur Baldock on March 22, 2005.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-03-28 08:34
Students at a high school in Oakland, California, attended a performance of "The Rap Canterbury Tales" by Dirk "Baba" Brinkman, a "hip-hop Chaucer rapper."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-26 13:23
In celebration of the Broadway premiere of Spamalot, Entertainment Weekly has posted a trivia quiz to determine which Monty Python character you most closely resemble.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-26 08:40
All Saints' Church in Beckingham, England has been saved thanks to community efforts which secured a grant from English Heritage.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-03-25 13:05
The new musical, based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, has finally debuted on Broadway, to rave reviews.
Submitted by nicolaa on Fri, 2005-03-25 08:10
A new Yahoo! Groups discussion list has been started to investigate the issues surrounding the possible formation of a Canadian SCA Corporation.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-24 17:43
Looking for activities to liven up your Easter celebration? Consider Peep Jousting!
Submitted by Katharine on Thu, 2005-03-24 12:01
The Baron and Baroness of Sun Dragon, along with 24 others, celebrated the last court of Their Excellencies by donating their hair to help children whose hair has been lost due to illness.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-23 17:36
Tighter gun control laws in South Africa are causing more and more South Africans to purchase medieval weapons for their own protection.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-03-22 12:48
Marlene Parrish, reporting for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, describes how the 150-year-old Teutonia Mannerchor club performs an authentic Schlachtfest (Slaughter Festival) on the north side of Pittsburgh.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-22 09:19
The first exposure many SCA members have had to fantasy and science fiction stories was from author Andre Norton. She died March 17, 2005 at the age of 93.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-03-18 16:14
A recent medical study by researchers at the University of Liverpool concludes that the Black Plague of the Middle Ages may have increased modern Europeans' resistance to HIV.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-16 18:15
The Codex Sinaiticus, the earliest copy of the New Testament, is scheduled to be digitized and published on CD-ROM.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-13 09:12
Baron Tibor of Rock Valley recently attended the latest film version of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice and wrote a review.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-12 14:01
An Austrian archaeologist was killed when the pit he was excavating collapsed.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-12 10:20
The Duchess of Northumberland has a black thumb, at least when it comes to her celebrated poison garden.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-03-08 15:32
Baron Ed Wilver, a member of the staff of Cooper's Lake Campground where Pennsic is held each year, died on March 4 at the age of 72.