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Get ready for medieval zombies on film!

Horror just got medieval! An Australian filmmaker is set to expand a short film about crusaders fighting zombies, hoping to create a web series. A fundraising campaign is now underway to give Black Crusade the chance to unleash its undead horde.Directed by Nick Lines, Black Crusade is described as a mix of “Medieval Fantasy and Zombie Horror.
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HMS Doon from the right

HMS Doon from the right Here we see the River class destroyer HMSDoon from the right, showing the layout of the later river class boats, with their side guns raised up from sponsons to the foredeck level.
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Nomads were setting food trends along the Silk Roads

The Silk Roads stretched from Asia to Europe. From the 2nd century BC until the 16th century AD, people along this trade route exchanged goods like wool, gold, silver, and silk of course – but food has often been missing from understandings of the exchange system. New research is revealing that the food trendsetters along the Silk Road may have been mobile pastoralists, often called “nomads”.
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War of 1812

In the War of 1812, the United States took on the greatest naval power in the world, Great Britain, in a conflict that would have an immense impact on the young country’s future. Causes of the war included British attempts to restrict U.S. trade, the Royal Navy’s impressment of American seamen and America’s desire to expand its territory.
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Warriors, Warlocks, Widows: Women and Weapons in the Viking World

By Leszek GardełaThe recent reinterpretation of a richly furnished chamber grave Bj 581 discovered at the Viking Age site of Birka, Sweden, suggesting that the occupant was a female warrior, has captured the imagination of history aficionados all around the world and has led to heated and sometimes overtly emotional debates among professional academics.
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