'The Name's Ash, Housewares.' Perhaps the most quotable hero in all of Horror, Ash Williams is transformed into the ultimate badass as he heads back to Medieval times to battle the Deadites in Army of Darkness! Why is Ash your Hero of Horror?
They say that a man’s home is his castle – well, castles in medieval times are definitely well fortified to say the least, and most of the time only a long term siege would be able to bring a castle to its knees and get looted. What if there was a different way to do things for the modern day home when it comes to settling all of the security...
Starvation is not a new weapon but a tactic from medieval times finding modern applications.
Are you an evil omen? (Photo: Ralph Daily/flickr) If you’re fond of cats, you should probably stop right here and switch to looking at photos of kittens wearing tiny hoodies. Because in medieval times, kitties were significantly more...Show More Summary
Galavant—the musical mash-up of Disney, Medieval Times, The Princess Bride, and Game of Thrones Lite—is back! Season two’s first episode is titled “A New Season... AKA Suck It Cancelation Bear,” which exactly sums up the tone of the show: deliberately smug, knowingly cheeky, and forcefully anachronistic. Read more...
Gargoyles haven’t really factored much in architecture since late medieval times, not counting occasional revivals mostly on church façades. But the citizens of NYC might be in for a real treat (or terror, depending on taste) if the fantasy of one bold architect became a reality. Behold the proposal for the so-called Khaleesi skyscraper. This […]
Our current food system often feels like it's in disarray, with talks of the obesity epidemic, the high levels of food waste and the ever-present worries about GMOs. It can feel dire at times, but then something comes along -- like this...Show More Summary
Been hankering for some real old-school RTS strategy, where you channel the spirit of warring medieval times and sinister sorcerers? Then there’s something special for you this Christmas, as Lords of Magic and Lords of the Realm are now available on Steam. More »
While an interest in candles seems to be more common amongst ladies than men in our modern age, the making of candles itself is a rather masculine skill that traces back thousands of years. Especially in medieval times, the trade of chandlery (candle making) was vitally important to kingdoms and villages. Light was obviously a necessity, […]
Looking back, we’ve seen Ash do a lot. He’s butchered his friends, decapitated his girlfriend, fought his own severed hand, had a laugh with a re-animated deer mount, time traveled back to medieval times, warded off miniature reflections...Show More Summary
Tradition is a concept that’s prevalent throughout Grimm. Many wesen cultures boast of a heritage that runs all the way back to medieval times (if not older), and their naturally insular way of life means that many aspects of that tradition have survived even in our modern era. Show More Summary
When most people think of torture devices and techniques often they think back to Medieval Times and the Spanish Inquisition, where contraptions with ominous sounding names like “the rack” or “the iron maiden” where common to use in the questioning of prisoners. It’s easy to forget that torture is still used, even today, as a […]
Kevin Hart Celebrates Son’s Birthday With Ex-Wife And Girlfriend At Medieval Times Kevin Hart proves that blended families can be happy families, over and over again. The actor, comedian and movie producer shared some intimate photos of his blended bunch
I had always thought that suicide was made illegal in medieval times due to religious disapproval until suicidal people were finally freed from the risk of prosecution by the 1961 Suicide Act. It turns out the history is a little more nuanced, as noted in this 1904 article from the Columbia Law Review entitled “Is […]
Josh writes: Here’s an odd thing. Replying to Tweeter ‘Hot Topic’, who was highlighting this article in the Guardian, Gavin Schmidt said that there are “More than 10x number of English vineyards now than in medieval times.” with a link to a 2006 Real Climate article. Gavin implies that this comparison trumps the argument about English vineyards being proof…
Ed Sheeran, an elfin man from medieval times best known for his skilled lute-playing, time-traveled from the year 1450 to accept his honorary degree from the University of Campus Suffolk for his outstanding contribution to music.Congratulations to Ye Olde Edd, who we hope will celebrate with a barrel of mead and... More »
A man’s home is his castle – and with that expression, it goes without saying that castles themselves should be well defended and secure. After all, that’s what castles are meant to be in the medieval times, right? August Inc. intends to make the modern day castle more secure, by introducing a new home smart lock system. Show More Summary
Unusual mashups have resulted in some remarkably popular toy lines over the past few decades; think cars + robots, ninjas + turtles, and cabbage + dolls. The latest comes from Lego, whose new Nexo Knights line combines all the fun of medieval weapons and castles, with futuristic technologies. Read more...
Sean O’Pry reunites with photographer Jack Waterlot following a 2013 Schön! story. This time around, Sean graces the pages of the most recent issue of L’Officiel Hommes Middle East. Taking a page from medieval times, the American model is an editorial knight as he links up with stylist Amy Mach. Show More Summary
In medieval times, fine carvings in alabaster were amongst the most prized and sought after works of art. A soft stone that can be carved in the finest detail, alabaster was often used for small figures such as the statuette of Saint Philip that the Getty Museum has just acquired. Show More Summary