The 2008 film, 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull', is causing problems in 2012, as a real-life "Indiana Jones" has filed a lawsuit against Lucasfilm, over the crystal skull depicted in the movie.
Eric Hobsbawm died this morning in hospital. He was a truly great Marxist historian and leading intellectual. Whilst he will surely be sadly missed, the legacy of his works will remain a beacon of Enlightenment values for all.
It is called "the Forgotten War." With the coming bicentennial anniversary of the War of 1812, the federal government's commitment to reviving interest in the event is seen as a positive move – for both Canadians and Americans.
The Hungarian historian who was reported to have ‘discovered’ a house belonging to the real “Dracula,” says the claims were inaccurate. Dr Tamás Fedeles says the cellar can indeed be linked to Wallachian Duke Vlad III, but not with any certainty.
Since the Presidential election folks have commented on the growth in extremism. This may have to do with election strife or compounding of divisions after the 9/11 attacks. For me it is what Trevor Roper said 40 years ago that worries me now.