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    Thread: More pre-Clovis archaeology
Post: More pre-Clovis archaeology

Mark Archeology and Prehistory 2 1,173 October 29th, 2011, 06:59 PM
    Thread: Harald Hardrada vs William
Post: Harald Hardrada vs William

Well, often figuring out who, what, why, when, where and how are the big questions for many historians... Best, MEH Coconut Ent Wrote:What else is there to do? :)
Mark History 6 2,103 October 29th, 2011, 06:54 PM
    Thread: More Palaeolithic news
Post: More Palaeolithic news

Mark Archeology and Prehistory 21 4,220 September 15th, 2011, 05:49 PM
    Thread: US Federal Government approves flying car for street use
Post: US Federal Government approves flying car for stre...

Jerry Seinfeld and George Costanza will be quite happy and have one less complaint!
Mark General Discussions 4 1,320 September 12th, 2011, 07:36 AM
    Thread: Dead Vikings
Post: Dead Vikings

A short report on a mass burial of Vikings-- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-14476039
Mark History 1 750 August 15th, 2011, 08:50 AM
    Thread: Burroughs honored w/ postage stamp!
Post: Burroughs honored w/ postage stamp!

To bad they couldn't have gotten a Frazetta Tarzan to integrate into the background.
Mark Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 4 807 August 15th, 2011, 08:47 AM
    Thread: Movies or t.v series based on Lovecraft's work?
Post: Movies or t.v series based on Lovecraft's work?

NIGHT GALLERY had one or two too. One I remember based on PICKMAN'S MODEL.
Mark Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 7 3,179 June 17th, 2011, 09:29 AM
    Thread: The Land That Time Forgot remake on Syfy Sat. 2/20 @ 9 PM
Post: The Land That Time Forgot remake on Syfy Sat. 2/20...

I have this finally on my DVD recorder, now just have to find the time to sit down and watch it!
Mark Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 8 3,783 June 17th, 2011, 09:27 AM
    Thread: North American archaeology news
Post: North American archaeology news

Mark Archeology and Prehistory 154 23,890 May 26th, 2011, 08:22 AM
    Thread: More pre-Clovis archaeology
Post: More pre-Clovis archaeology

Texas now: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/25/scienc...ted=2&_r=1
Mark Archeology and Prehistory 2 1,173 March 27th, 2011, 09:01 AM
    Thread: Civil War in the West
Post: Civil War in the West

While we don't think about it much, the Civil War did have a minor theater in the West: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cg...ype=travel
Mark History 1 972 March 27th, 2011, 09:00 AM
    Thread: Dejah Thoris before John Carter
Post: Dejah Thoris before John Carter

Michael Wrote:I guess we'll see all sorts of attempts to cash in on ERB's public domain stories and characters in the next 1-2 years. Interesting cover art for this comic/graphic novel: [Image: http...
Mark Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 14 2,262 March 27th, 2011, 08:57 AM
    Thread: Dejah Thoris before John Carter
Post: Dejah Thoris before John Carter

http://www.newsarama.com/comics/best-sho...10308.html
Mark Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 14 2,262 March 14th, 2011, 11:10 PM
    Thread: WW2 excavation
Post: WW2 excavation

Given recent events in Japan, this is probably on hold... http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110221/ap_o..._mysteries
Mark History 1 1,156 March 14th, 2011, 11:08 PM
    Thread: shipwreck archaeology
Post: shipwreck archaeology

(CNN) -- In an instance of truth being stranger than fiction, American author Herman Melville turned to a horrifying ordeal as inspiration for his 19th-century classic "Moby-Dick." In 1820, the Nantu...
Mark Archeology and Prehistory 46 8,635 February 13th, 2011, 09:12 AM
    Thread: Palaeontolgy
Post: Palaeontolgy

Gathering up a lot of the miscellaneous palaeo threads here
Mark Archeology and Prehistory 42 7,587 February 4th, 2011, 08:36 AM
    Thread: Shippey on REH
Post: Shippey on REH

A Tolkien scholar takes a look at a new REH volume: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424...38192.html
Mark Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 1 667 February 4th, 2011, 08:31 AM
    Thread: Civil War Myths
Post: Civil War Myths

Ah, the complexities of the real world... http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/con...03178.html Best, MEH
Mark History 1 981 January 19th, 2011, 08:43 AM
    Thread: Irish in America
Post: Irish in America

The Irish imprint on the Bay Area: packed St. Patrick's Day parades and lively bars with bands playing jigs on Geary Boulevard, right? Only sort of. The Irish have actually had an effect on this reg...
Mark History 0 718 December 26th, 2010, 09:24 AM
    Thread: Manga Wars
Post: Manga Wars

Sex comic industry hosed down by Tokyo government Haiti News.Net Wednesday 15th December, 2010 Adult comics sold in Japan have been restricted by the Tokyo metropolitan government. Adult comics sold...
Mark History 0 670 December 18th, 2010, 09:49 PM
    Thread: Lost civilization under Persian Gulf?
Post: Lost civilization under Persian Gulf?

i'll have to search the archives, but if my failing memory is correct, i think I posted an abstract on some of these discoveries about 3 yrs. ago.
Mark History 4 1,149 December 18th, 2010, 09:43 PM
    Thread: World overlooks Jericho's 10,000th anniversary
Post: World overlooks Jericho's 10,000th anniversary

I'm a cynic; given the way radiocarbon works, its moot if it is this year, next year, etc. While politics may have buried it this year, give it a few more years. :)
Mark History 12 1,934 November 25th, 2010, 09:23 AM
    Thread: Some Icelanders descended from Amerindians
Post: Some Icelanders descended from Amerindians

Here is a follow-up: A team of European researchers says the discovery of what appears to be a strain of first nations DNA among a small group of Icelanders -- which the scientists have linked to Vik...
Mark History 2 897 November 25th, 2010, 09:22 AM
    Thread: Dissertation on J.R.R. Tolkien, War, and Nationalism
Post: Dissertation on J.R.R. Tolkien, War, and Nationali...

Mark J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 34 3,503 November 21st, 2010, 08:31 AM
    Thread: DNA study unravels mystery of Europe's first farmers
Post: DNA study unravels mystery of Europe's first farme...

But it really only works for part of Europe, given that in the fringes, the DNA evidence points to migrations/invasions at much earlier or later points. For example--Ireland, where the bulk of the ma...
Mark Archeology and Prehistory 2 851 November 21st, 2010, 08:18 AM
    Thread: More Palaeolithic news
Post: More Palaeolithic news

A controversy is brewing over a few scarred animal bones millions of years old that a San Francisco anthropologist claims could change everything we think we know about when our ancient forebears fir...
Mark Archeology and Prehistory 21 4,220 November 21st, 2010, 08:16 AM
    Thread: Mark Twain's autobiography
Post: Mark Twain's autobiography

A review of the first volume-- http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cg...1G54HV.DTL
Mark History 4 1,030 November 7th, 2010, 10:01 AM
    Thread: The First Film Adaptation of John Carter of Mars
Post: The First Film Adaptation of John Carter of Mars

Two cents from BLACK GATE MAGAZINE http://networkedblogs.com/9zPza
Mark Edgar Rice Burroughs and John Carter 5 1,984 October 25th, 2010, 11:38 PM
    Thread: Iwo Jima find
Post: Iwo Jima find

Mark History 1 676 October 25th, 2010, 11:34 PM
    Thread: Animated film review: The Secret of Kells
Post: Animated film review: The Secret of Kells

My copy arrived last week and am looking forward to watching it soon.
Mark History 6 1,151 October 25th, 2010, 11:33 PM