Books and Films - Terry Jones' Medieval Lives
Terry Jones' Medieval Lives is a BBC documentary series presented by Terry Jones, looking at the Medieval world with the intent of finding out what it was really like.
The Medieval Trebuchet
Follow this movie that documents NOVA's successful attempt to build and shoot a giant trebuchet, the most destructive war machine that ever laid siege to a m...
The Straight Dope: Was the Pied Piper of Hamelin a child...
Weapons that Made Britain: The Shield (Part 2)
Historian Mike Loades shows the history behind the weapons that helped to forge Britain, as well as demonstrating their use.
Hurstwic: Longhouses in the Viking Age
Throughout the Norse lands, people lived in longhouses (), which were typically 5 to 7 meters wide (16 to 23 feet) and anywhere from 15 to 75 meters long (50 to 250 feet), depending on the wealth and social position of the owner. In much of the No...
Medieval Bestiary : Bonnacon
Kongelige Bibliotek, Gl. kgl. S. 1633 4ｺ, Folio 10r
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9 Animals that are Just Lazy Combinations of Other Animals...
14 Stories That Prove Animals Have Souls
Animals are capable of so much more compassion, love, bravery, and ingenuity than most people realize. Here are 14 incredible stories that reveal their hidden depths.
NMNH - Virtual Tour
100 Most beautiful words in the English language*
To the end of the internet and back
What happens when all of horror's creepiest kids attend...
Raising kids isn't easy, especially when those kids are malevolent alien offspring or vengeful spirits who inhabit your TV set. Fortunately, the perky educator of College Humor's Horror Movie Daycare is fazed by children who demand the Necronomicon f...
Cute Baby Tiger Cub Week 3
Produced by Ryan Hawk. Baby Sumatran Tiger Cub at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. In the Nursery. Female, Born 12/12/2006
Mystical Celtic songs of love, valor, and legend
Eight tracks including music by Karan Casey, Martin Simpson, Sinead O'Conner, and more... A couple good Selkie tunes in this one.
Heterochromia - The Eyes Have It
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Stand with the President on the Buffett Rule
Barackobama.com is the official re-election campaign website of President Barack Obama. Visit the site for the latest updates from the Obama campaign, 2012 election news, campaign videos, local events, and ways to volunteer and donate.
Every Child Needs A Pet
The cutest collection you'll ever see!
Beauty of the beast: One photographer's love for incredible...
Looking like illustrations from the children's classic Alice in Wonderland photographer Igor Siwanowicz brings out the beauty in these little beasts.
Epic driftwood: Monster tree washes ashore
Flooding, high tides and blasting winds worked together to land a massive drift log taller than a single-story house.
Green Holiday Gift Guide » LIGHT BULB TERRARIUM
A guide to over 200 green, organic and sustainable gifts ideas for the holidays
Truthdig - An Atheist Manifesto
| The Smithsonian Institution's Human Origins Program
, female. Reconstruction based on ER 3733 by John Gurche
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The Political Carnival is a fast paced Progressive political site that combines humor with dead serious, inanity with politics (synonymous?), snark galore, and sprinkles in idiosyncratic posts with breaking news. We aggregate stories from multiple so...
Daily Kos: 90 Accomplishments of Pres. Obama Which The Media...
Media loves to say that President Obama is not getting much accomplished which the facts belie and fail to report the 90 plus accomplishments of administration, so far!
Nature News Blog: Stunningly intact dinosaur fossil found...
The almost perfectly complete fossil of a young theropod dinosaur - including some preserved hair and skin - was unveiled yesterday by scientists from the Bavarian paleontological and geological collections (BSPG) in Munich, Germany. BSPG conservator...
The Beauty Department: Your Daily Dose of Pretty.
photo: justin coit for thebeautydepartment.com post designed by kristin ess
The Miniature Earth Project ::: Official Version
Miniature Earth. What if the population of the world were reduced into a community of only 100 people?
Incredible Video Of Giant Sea Icicle Freezing Everything...
Never before seen. ;
World's Strangest | The Easter Island "Heads" Have Bodies...
Maybe this isn't a newsflash to anyone but me, but, um, . Because some of the statues are set deep into the ground, and because the heads on the statues are disproportionately large, many people (myself included) tend to think of them as just big he...
How To Style Maiden Braids - A Beautiful Mess
Last month I did a makeover story with Kelsie and had many requests for a maiden braid tutorial. Yesterday she came in and we photographed these simple step by steps. Kelsie has extremely long and thick hair, but anyone with...
Triple Max Tons: EASY HOLIDAY HAIR
The first tutorial makes me wish I was a ginger again - red hair is better than any headband or fascinator!
Flight Of The Conchords announce plans for a movie
Bret McKenzie confirms the comedy folk duo are coming to the big screen
10 more interesting facts you probably didn't know
Funny Humorous Street and Store Signs
Funny signs and warnings found on street poles, subways, and store windows
The First Zombie-Proof House
Somehow, ritual drunk-conversation concerning team captains for the apocalypse has become a major part of the lives of 20-somethings. Having been matured in the Grandaddy-crowned masterpiece film (put "A.M. 180" on and forget that you have ...
Can a wristband make you thin? Jawbone's electric nagging...
The £80 wristband tracks your eating habits, sleep and exercise - syncing with an app in your phone to wake you up, nag you to exercise, and even offer advice on your eating habits.
21 (drinking game) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
or is a drinking game played by a moderate gathering of people, all with alcoholic beverages. The premise is that players must count upwards from one around the circle in . The Roman numerals are replaced by words chosen for their humour, with many ...
Healthiest Chain and Fast Food Restaurants
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36 Jaw-Dropping Nature Photos
Nature is awesome. I don't care what anyone says: nature porn is the best porn out there.
The Very Secret Diaries
Welcome! Here you may find the brilliant "Very Secret Diary" series by the wonderful . These are also published in her LiveJournal, but she was kind enough to agree to let your humble servant here publish them here. Enjo...
Ninja Turtles Spotted In Real Life
Fact: Ninja Turtles are the real deal. Here's the proof.
Professional Cobra Sweeper
Wouldn't it be easier to use a Swiffer, or not do it at all?
Extraordinary pictures that show the Pride and joy of a...
The extraordinarily intimate pictures that show even the fiercest of animals has a soft side
Pearl River map turtle
Mother Nature Network
A Real Ninja Turtle
He likes pizza, too.
The real-life Lion King: Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the...
The black micro pig and fuzzy haired meerkat in Worcestershire became best pals after seeing each other through a chicken wire fence dividing their pens.
Adorable Baby Skunk
It must be cute if people are willing to bathe in tomato juice just to be around it.
Hero Turtle Rescues Upside-Down Turtle
Someone glue a purple heart to his shell. He's earned it.
Curiosities: The Tabby Tiger
Cute Owl Hunts Invisible Prey
Cute Owl Hunting Invisible Prey
The International Hedgehog Association
Royalty Born At The San Diego Zoo
This tiny Royal Antelope calf was born at the San Diego Zoo on February 8th, weighing just 17 ounces. The smallest of the antelopes, these creatures only measure 10-12 inches high and 9-10 pounds when fully grown. Simply amazing!
All things eventually end. Fortunately, you'll outlast these short-timers. Read on and at least like you'll live forever.
11 Things the Wealthiest Americans Can Buy for the U.S.
11 Things the Wealthiest Americans Can Buy for the U.S. (that most families can't afford for themselves!).
Top 50 Dumbest Conservative Quotes
(Editor's note: Whatever your political beliefs, we can all agree that people say the dumbest things. Below, you'll find some some stupid co...
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Things People Said: Courtroom Quotations
The following quotations are taken from official court records across the nation, showing how funny and embarrassing it is that recorders operate at all times in courts of law, so that even the slightest inadvertence is preserved for posterity.
How To Be A Successful Evil Overlord
Being an Evil Overlord seems to be a good career choice. It pays well, there are all sorts of perks and you can set your own hours. However every Evil Overlord I've read about in books or seen in movies invariably gets overthrown and destroyed in t...
Before and After before and after - #srslycute
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33 Things You Probably Didn't Know About The 'Toy Story'...
33 interesting facts about all 3 Toy Story films. If you knew all of these, I give up.
P&P Office Waste Paper Processor - Turning Paper To Pencil...
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Just before the famous Abbey Road photo was taken, The Beatles were photographed on the sidewalk waiting to cross the street. (
Old Spice Voicemail Generator
Hello callers, the lovely/talented/intelligent and beautiful/sophisticated at (just put your number, no dashes) Is unable to take your call. She's busy on Reddit. riding a horse backwards with me. listening to me read romantic poetry while I make a ...
Animals About To Sneeze
If you've ever had the pleasure of seeing an animal about to sneeze, you know that each one has a particular face they make beforehand. Whether that face involves one eye closed or both, mouth ...
Hobo Stove | Practical Survivor
Urban survival is a tricky subject to discuss. There are advantages to urban survival. Anywhere you look there are items in trash cans and dumpsters that can be used to improve a survival situation. Cardboard boxes can be used for shelter, newspa...
How Life Works
Howlifeworks.com delivers the the best feature articles on topics such as finance, health & beauty, shopping, travel and more...
Ten of the best…science fiction novels
We give you a run down of the best science fiction books ever written