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Middle Ages Misconceptions

Middle Ages Misconceptions

You might assume that most people in the middle ages thought the earth was flat, but it turns out many of them already knew the earth was round. Mental Floss host Justin Dodd explores this misconception and a few others about medieval times.

Imperial Medieval March

Imperial Medieval March

No, I am Thy Father. Musician Samuel Kim has been building a library of Star Wars tracks reimagined in a medieval style. Among the collection is this version of John Williams’ Imperial March that feels right at home among the knights and castles.

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Pumped Up Kicks: Medieval Edition

Pumped Up Kicks: Medieval Edition

“Best ye go, faster than mine arrow…” Hildegard von Blingin’ imagines what pop songs might have sounded like in medieval times. Working with music by Cornelius Link, she revamps the tracks with period-appropriate lyrics and vocals. Here’s her olde tyme take on Foster the People’s 2010 hit, Pumped Up Kicks.

Game of Thrones: Featurette 2

Game of Thrones: Featurette 2

The producers, actors and author George R.R. Martin himself give us a tour of some of the places – as well as their culture and atmosphere – we’ll see in the epic new HBO TV fantasy series.

Game of Thrones Teaser 2

Game of Thrones Teaser 2

Game Of Thrones premieres April 17 on HBO, and we are seeing and hearing more from the vengeful characters in this reveal. Raise your hand if you love relentless medieval scheming! (Thanks Colin!)

Black Death (Trailer)

Black Death (Trailer)

In 1348, as Europe falls under the shadow of the Plague, a fearsome knight is charged by the church to investigate talk of a necromancer who is able to bring the dead back to life in Black Death.

Teaser: Season of the Witch

Teaser: Season of the Witch

It may be called Season of the Witch, but this teaser (which shows a shaggy, medieval Nick Cage opposite Ron Perlman) screams zombie-flick: how do we know? “Cut off the head!”

World Trailer: Dragon Age

World Trailer: Dragon Age

Filled with lush visuals, this Creating a Living World video for Dragon Age: Origins explores the game’s universe–we were most surprised by the Dwarves, which are Aztec-inspired.

Medieval Robot Tee

Medieval Robot Tee

Sir Lancelot turns into Sir Spamalot in this The Robots Come Out At Knight t-shirt; castles are cool and all, but not against 50 foot tall metal monsters that spew cannon and flames.

Medieval Steel Gauntlets

Medieval Steel Gauntlets

Flip the bird in medieval style with these Steel Gauntlets; although they’re made with chrome-finished heavy steel, the fingers are open which you file those “knightly” TPS reports.

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