Associated Press International
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-05-11 13:43
"Spamalot", Monty Python's new musical based on the cult classic movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail, garnered fourteen nominations for Tony awards, including best musical.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-18 13:01
The Kermesse of St. George, by Pieter Brueghel the Younger, was among the paintings auctioned at Sotheby's recently.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-11-14 14:21
The 19th annual World Championship Punkin Chunkin was held last weekend near Millsboro, Delaware (USA). Thousands of people came to see modern "seige engines" (mostly powered by compressed air) hurl pumpkins across a cornfield.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-14 11:12
A township in Scotland celebrated Halloween by officially pardoning 81 people — and their cats — executed for witchcraft in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-10-07 12:11
A team of Japanese and Mongolian archaeologists have found what may be the palace of Genghis Khan on a steppe 150 miles east of Ulan Bator.
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 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 Donovan on Tue, 2004-09-07 20:43
Archaeologists have located the burial site of six Vikings who died around the beginning of the 10th century CE.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-06-22 14:31
Police near State College, Pennsylvania are now using "camo cops" patrols to trap speeders, a tactic that could mean an unhappy Pennsic for some travelers.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-06-20 08:23
A 1500-year-old floor of a Byzantine glass kiln has been stolen from an archaeological park near Herzliya, Israel. Authorities suspect the theft was commissioned by a private collector.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-04-23 11:43
Tests on the remains in Petrarch's tomb show that the skull was replaced by a woman's, researchers reported Thursday.