From Queen Nefertiti to marauding Vikings, ancient gamers took perilous journeys through the afterlife, besieged and vanquished their enemies, and made humble offerings to their gaming gods.
My brother also picked up on the manor house vibe after a white-knuckle drive—that included a standoff with a tour bus—through the narrow twists and turns of the highlands.
We’re back at my home base, the Michigan State University Museum, and today we’re taking a closer look at cryptic coloration, better known as camouflage. Whether furry or feathered, scaly or shelled, herd dweller or loner, a wide range of animals use camouflage to grab or avoid becoming dinner. Following is a brief description of the various... Continue Reading →
The highlander, who just happened to be serving as a doorman to "the" Inveraray Castle, went off like a bagpipe.
[Doune Castle] was most famously featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Remember King Arthur’s run-in with the French that included hamster insults, catapulting cows, and a Trojan rabbit?