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 Mon, 2004-10-11 17:44
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 14:57
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 13:50
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 09:55
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 07:16
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 09:36
Just in time for the holidays: Neiman Marcus is selling a custom-fitted suit of armor.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-02 07:30
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 10:56
A Texas teenager allegedly used a sword to kill a neighbor during an argument.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 22:04
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 18:36
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 13:56
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 12:13
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 17:46
A square foot plot of Sherwood Forest is being auctioned on eBay.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-13 23:03
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 13:28
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 16:46
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 07:58
Greetings and Much Love! We send this missive to invite all to join us on December 4th, 2004, for our Annual Yule Revel and not-so Annual Toys for Tots Tournaments. We have made some changes this year, and hope to make this one the best ever!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-03 19:25
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 22:39
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.)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 14:37
A British survey taken in conjunction with the BBC television series Battlefield Britain shows that a surprising number of Brits have gaps in their knowledge of history.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 14:59
Angelique d'Herrison reports the results of this year's Red Cross blood drive at Pennsic XXXIII.
Submitted by lilli on Sun, 2004-08-29 21:03
Lady Lile Dubh inghean ui Mordha, of the East Kingdom, plans to chronicle the SCA's history by collecting stories.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-08-29 10:13
Popular activities, including archery and thrown weapons, have been cancelled at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, since the fair's insurance was terminated due to a "recent high rate of claims."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-08-28 22:38
Diana's Castle in Amsterdam, NY is for sale on eBay. The current bid is nearing $600,000.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-08-28 11:12
Tech columnist Glenn Harlan Reynolds suggests that re-enactors, including SCA members, have an interest in older technology.
Submitted by Mathilda on Sat, 2004-08-28 11:00
Exhibition of 30 rare, original documents and books on loan from The Remnant Trust August 24-December 15, 2004, Tiffin University, Tiffin, Ohio.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-08-27 10:25
An Internet café at Pennsic War? You bet!
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-08-26 17:54
The SCA's Assistant VP for Media Relations has issued a public statement regarding the conviction of Ben the Steward (mka Benjamin Schragger) on charges of child molestation.
Submitted by jducoeur on Thu, 2004-08-26 14:32
The Barony of Carolingia will be sponsoring SCA events at the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) on Labor Day weekend. All members of the SCA who are attending the convention are invited to participate.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-08-25 12:54
A Pennsylvania library, facing state funding shortfalls for the second year, got a boost from SCA members this spring.