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Charles and Vlad: Royal cousins?

In a speech to help save the forests of Transylvania, Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, revealed that he is related to Vlad the Impaler, the 15th-century Romanian warlord who inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Local news coverage in Adiantum

TV news reporter Meghan Kalkstein, from station KVAL, was on site at Egil Skallagrimson Memorial Tournament, held in the Barony of Adiantum, Principality of Summits, An Tir.

Chivalry in a Modern World

Is chivalry dead? CBS News reporter Steve Hartman thought it might be, so he sought out John Bridges, author of the book How to be a Gentleman.

Shakespeare portrait a fake, say experts

Top art authorities at the UK's National Portrait Gallery have determined that one of the best-known portraits of William Shakespeare was painted two centuries after his death.

Chemist Discovers Secret of Renaissance Translucence

A chemist working for Washington's National Gallery of Art may have discovered the secret to the bright, translucent colors of European Renaissance paintings: ground glass.