Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-11-11 17:20
Political protesters temporarily defaced the home page of the SCA's East Kingdom earlier today, replacing it with a page of their own creation.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-11-11 12:07
Author and textile archivist Dorothy Burnham died October 24, 2004 in Toronto. Burnham spent over 70 years researching textiles and was formerly employed by the Royal Ontario Museum.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-07 15:56
Ghost-hunters gather around Halloween to seek the spirits of Roman soldiers as part of York, England's fabled "Ghost Tour."
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-11-03 18:20
It started out as a joke on the Middle Kingdom email list, and now has grown to something potentially wonderful in the fight against breast cancer.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-02 12:20
Berengaria has announced a new discussion group for SCA members who like to talk about their pets.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-31 17:40
Helmut Simon, the German mountaineer who discovered the remains of Oetzi, a prehistoric iceman, 13 years ago has died while hiking in southwestern Austria.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-31 04:30
British TV historian David Starkey is being accused of "stupid English prejudice" after he claimed that Scotland was not as important as England.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-28 17:40
Arkhelaia V Bolotnikova (Lori Tennant), a resident of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, is scheduled to appear on Jeopardy this week.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-28 09:16
Sgt. Rutgur of the Middle Kingdom, along with the other baronial champions, has accepted a challenge by His Majesty Brannos to raise money for breast cancer research.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-28 09:15
Her Grace Duchess Angharad of the Kingdom of An Tir reports that garb and her ducal coronet have been stolen from her car in the Seattle area.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-19 16:15
A new film version of Beowulf, filmed in Iceland, dresses its warriors in riveted chainmail.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-10-11 18:44
Sir Colin MacLear is creating a web site designed to link SCAdians offering to sell or barter period or modern services with other SCAdians who are seeking those services. The site is scheduled to be online in October 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 15:57
Nearly one third of Scotland's 35,000 historic sites, including Skara Brae, are threatened with destruction due to coastal erosion.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-08 14:50
Fans of Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code are innundating sites in France in search of answers.
Submitted by Olyane on Fri, 2004-10-08 10:55
Heren Istarion is an organization dedicated to the learning and understanding of the life and works of Professor Tolkien. The organization is officially registered with the Tolkien Society UK as a "smial."
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-10-08 08:16
Seven myths about medieval food, and how medieval-themed restaurants, like the Medieval Times restaurant chain and the Excalibur Hotel & Casino, get them wrong.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-06 10:36
Just in time for the holidays: Neiman Marcus is selling a custom-fitted suit of armor.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-02 08:30
In an essay for the Toronto Star, columnist Philip Marchard finds today's epic films more political than those of the 1950s.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-09-30 11:56
A Texas teenager allegedly used a sword to kill a neighbor during an argument.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 23:04
A new study finds that the ancient practice of bloodletting might actually have been beneficial to some patients.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 19:36
A new study by geneticists at Dublin’s Trinity College proves that the Irish and Scots are more closely related to Spaniards than to the Celts of central Europe.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 14:56
For those with lots of time on their hands, here's your chance to get involved in a new artform: Marshmallow Sculpting.
Submitted by nicolaa on Tue, 2004-09-21 13:13
Noted medievalist Norman Cantor is dead at 74, according to an article in the New York Times' obituary section.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-15 18:46
A square foot plot of Sherwood Forest is being auctioned on eBay.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-14 00:03
Protesters claim that the construction of a new grocery store near the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan will upset the "cosmic equilibrium" of the area.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-11 14:28
Tony Gabriele of the Daily Press offers a warning to parents: Don't teach your children to read!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-08 17:46
The Third Annual Knit-Out & Crochet will take place Sunday September 19, 2004 from noon until 5:00 p.m. at the National Mall (Near Mall entrance of Natural History Museum-Smithsonian Metro) in Washinton D.C.
Submitted by Morgan_Blaidd_Du on Wed, 2004-09-08 08:58
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-03 20:25
The medieval garden at the Hotel de Cluny, France's National Museum of the Middle Ages, was inspired by medieval tapestries.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-09-01 23:39
Police in Butler County, Pennsylvania, are seeking leads to identify a person who assaulted and wounded a woman at Pennsic 33. (Story posted by request of the woman who was attacked.)