There's a campaign for the old timey horseback stick-battle to be at a future games, so I went to find out if it's worthy or not.
If knights of yore were able to mount horses and run across battlefields in amor, just how difficult or easy would it be for me to get on with my daily life in 2016 in a full suit of armor?
The secret duels, conducted by a small number of university fraternities in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, are all that remain of a once widespread practice called Mensur.
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At a park in New Mexico's capital city of Santa Fe, tens of thousands of people gather every year to watch the burning of what might be the world's largest marionette. The creature is known as Zozobra, or "Old Man Gloom."
A whopping 60 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds favor remaining technically under the dominion of the queen of England. I talked to some of them to figure out why that was.
It's a moment for celebration, if only for the fact that it's the first actual thing the Abbott Government has contributed.
Blood sport has been an important part of cultures across the globe for centuries. As long as people have been gathering to watch spectacles, those spectacles have included violent displays that tickle the innate human desire to watch things get totally k…