Tagged: medieval

How to cook like a Viking

The Viking Age was not a time in which to worry about the fat content of food. The Vikings needed all the energy that they could get in the form of fat. Meat, fish,...

Lars Andersen: turning arrows

Arrows fly directions can be changed in the air. It is one of the funniest things to do in archery. It’s actually quite easy, all experienced archers should easily be able to learn this....

Lars Andersen: a new level of archery

A brief history of archery Archery is one of the oldest arts still practised. This history will not only take you through a journey on the evolution of archery, but also through the history...

Kölner Dom

Today, 20 years ago, the Cologne Cathedral was included in the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Begun in 1248, the building of this Gothic masterpiece took place in several stages and was not...

Japanese farting scrolls

He-Gassen (屁合戦) is a Japanese art scroll created during the Edo period by an unknown artist or several unknown artists. The scroll depicts various scenes with one peculiar characteristic reoccurring throughout the scroll: at...

Medieval times in the 21st century

The International Medieval Combat Federation, (IMCF) is a global historical full contact sport fighting revival movement, in which combatants use historically accurate reproduction medieval and early modern armour and blunted weapons to engage in...

The last women in China with lotus feet

Foot binding (lotus feet) was the custom of applying painfully tight binding to the feet of young girls to prevent further growth. The practice possibly originated among upper-class court dancers during the Five Dynasties period...

Street dentists in India

Starring Pushkar Singh as Doc-Junior and Pyara Singh as Doc-Senior. For 80 Rupees Only! Get your Treatment Now! Tooth and Gum Disease Dental caries result from bacterial action that gradually demineralizes enamel and underlying dentin. Decay...