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Spamalot Heads to Broadway

Spamalot, the musical version of "Monty Python's Holy Grail," is headed for Broadway in February 2005. David Hyde Pierce, Tim Curry and Hank Azaria will star.

Winged Detectives Find Renaissance Fresco

A flock of pigeons has led a group of art historians to a lost Renaissance fresco hidden in the ceiling of a Valencia cathedral.

Musketeers Buried in Dutch Garden?

An unassuming Dutch garden may be the final resting place of seven musketeers according to the town of Maastricht police, who have handed the investigation over to the experts.

A Slice of Elizabethan England

A collection of documents from Tudor and Elizabethan England is currently touring the United States.

Uffizi Museum to be Renovated

The Palazzo degli Uffizi, an art museum in Florence, Italy which has stood since 1575, is about to get its first face-lift in several decades. The Uffizi is world-renowned for having one of the single greatest art collections, and is home to several priceless works of the Renaissance.

Archaeologists Hope for Viking Hoard

Amateur archaeologists with a metal detector may have found Britain's earliest Viking ship burial, or so experts hope.

While on Vacation, Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite

The medieval pest commonly known as the bedbug is making a comeback, thanks in part to increased travel.

9th Century Viking Queen May Hold Key to Mystery

The bones of a 1,200-year-old Viking Queen may help scientists solve the mystery of a ritual sacrifice.

How Monty Python Changed the World

A newly-released autobiography of the famous British comedy troupe chronicles their rise from obscurity to comedy classic and SCA favorite.

Alleged Sexual Abuse Case Now National Story

The Cable News Network and the Associated Press have now picked up the story of sexual abuse allegations against Ben Schragger, known in the SCA as Ben the Steward.

"Otzi" Died in Combat

A prehistoric iceman discovered by archaeologists in the Italian Alps and nicknamed "Otzi" may have been killed in combat.

University of Texas' Gutenberg Bible Goes Online

The University of Texas has put its entire two-volume Gutenberg Bible on the Internet.

Mmmmmm.... Beer-Flavored Ice Cream

A British Brewer has introduced a new product: ice cream that tastes like Newcastle Brown Ale.

Byzantine Cistern Discovered in Nazareth

A 1,000-year-old Byzantine cistern has been discovered near a Christian shrine in Nazareth.

Three Dead, Three Wounded in Sword Attack

In Irvine, California (USA), a man who was under treatment for schizophrenia entered a grocery store and attacked six people with a sword, killing two of them before police fatally shot him.

Six New Bodies Discovered Near Stonehenge

Archaeologists have unearthed the bodies of four adults and two children, believed to have lived over 4000 years ago, near Stonehenge.

Missing Iraqi Artifacts Found in Museum Vaults

Archaeologists and researchers worldwide heaved a sigh of relief when cases of missing artifacts were discovered in the Museum's vault.

Falcons Used to Control NYC Park Pigeons

Falconer Thomas Cullen is using hawks to control the pigeon problem in New York's Bryant Park.

SCAdian POW Rescued from Captivity in Iraq

According to his bio, Sgt. James Riley is "a science fiction buff" and is making himself a chainmail hauberk. But most important of all is that he is now safely released from Iraqi captors.

Drake's Plate a Fake!

A brass plate, claiming northern California for England and thought to be left by Sir Francis Drake, has been proved a hoax.

Oldest Black Sea Shipwreck Found

In Sofia, Bulgaria, explorers have located the remains of an ancient ship that may provide clues to the culinary habits of ancient Greeks.

Actor Richard Harris Dies at 72

Best known for his roles as King Arthur in Camelot and Professor Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films, Richard Harris died Friday in London from Hodgkins Disease.