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Badgers Damage Salisbury Burial Mounds

Badgers? We Don't Need No Stinking Badgers! OK, I couldn't resist! But badgers are reportedly doing serious damage to prehistoric burial mounds on Salisbury Plain.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography to be Published

Here's a riddle: What has 62.5 million words, over 60,000 pages and includes biographies of people who never existed? It's the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Renaissance Roundel Auctioned for £7 million

A rare bronze roundel discovered under a stairway in Devon, England, has brought nearly UK£7 million in a recent auction, a record for a Renaissance piece.

Eat like it's the 12th century!

Michelin-starred chef Martin Blunos believes that modern diets should follow medieval culinary practices — including understanding the theories behind the four humours.

Border Folks May Claim African Roots

Archaeologists working on Hadrian's wall have found evidence that 500 Moors may have manned the wall in the 3rd century.

Satellite Images Verify Accuracy of 16th Century Map

Modern satellite imagery has shown that features from a sixteenth-century CE marine chart accurately reflect hazardous currents found off the Icelandic coast.

Scientists Study Colosseum's "Special Effects"

A team of German archaeologists has been excavating the basement of Rome's great Colosseum, including the intricate mechanical wonders which produced the effects for the gladiatorial games.

East Kingdom Event Receives Media Coverage

On Thursday, January 30, 2003, John Terra of the Nashua, New Hampshire "Telegraph," reported on the Barony of Stonemarche's event, "A Market Day in Birka."