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
It's hard to deny that castles look freaking awesome. Unfortunately, buying a home built in medieval times is not only expensive, it also requires living in a drafty, uncomfortable home that was, well, built in the middle ages. But you...Show More Summary
FX has just announced the premiere dates for American Horror Story: Hotel, Fargo, and The Bastard Executioner, so get ready to schedule your (virtual) trips this fall to Minnesota, medieval times, and one scary-but-glamorous hotel. American Horror Story: Hotel returns on October 7 at 10 p.m. Show More Summary
What drives people to immerse themselves in tales from long ago? Is it a love of history? A fascination with fantasizing about bygone eras? No. As we’ve learned from the recent interest in the history of the Scottish Highlands sparked by Outlander, the most effective method of inspiring an interest in... More »
Beyond the borders of maps, where the limits of exploration fell to imagination, medieval artists and authors created monsters.
Over the weekend at Comic-Con, FX premiered a short trailer for Kurt Sutter’s new show, The Bastard Executioner. The 30-second spot doesn’t reveal much more than the fact that it’s medieval times and there’s an executioner who’s either a bastard or a guy who executes bastards (we’re still not sure which). Show More Summary
From The New York Times, April 9, 1961. Excerpt: Since his baptism in medieval times, Aristotle has served many strange purposes. None have been odder than this sacramental alliance, so to speak, of Aristotle with Adam Smith. The extraordinary virtues...
Urine testing dates back to Medieval times when doctors made diagnoses based on the "Urine Wheel." Physicians of old used to examine urine with their eyes, sense of smell, and even taste! Fortunately for me, there are chemical testsShow More Summary
Though weird and painful, there is historical evidence that these surgical devices were actually used.
The building dates back to medieval times when it functioned as a fortified structure. As part of a restoration project the old stone structure was restored and renovated in order to accommodate public and commercial functions and become part of public
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament is the kind of place that appeals to your sense of wonder, and your penchant for eating roast chicken with your fingers. Being the type of crew that enjoys a good spectacle, it seemed only a matter...Show More Summary
The Society for Creative Anachronism is comprised of 60,000 people who like to dress up and battle. The Society for Creative Anachronism is an organization comprised of 60,000 adults who want to experience Medieval times, in their own idealized way. Show More Summary
Taking a page from the Medieval Times book of crowd entertainment, Russian mixed martial arts promotion M-1 Global began hosting armored knight jousts as in-between-fight spectacles in 2014. The jousts expanded to one-on-one sword-fighting—ostensibly between two trained “knights” knowledgeable in the ways of armored combat. Show More Summary
by Carder I started writing poems with an intentionally flippant treatment of abortion around that scary time before Obama’s second election when Todd Akin was talking about legitimate rape. I was still working on them when Hobby Lobby...Show More Summary
Have you ever wondered what Empire would be like if it were in medieval times? It would probably be Game of Thrones, but with a majority African-American cast and set in South Centeros.
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, their daughter North and Khloe Kardashian visited the Geghard Monastery Thursday on the latest leg of their Armenian trip.… READ ON
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