Battlefleet Gothic: Armada teaser reveals massive flying castles in space
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, the latest in a flood of Games Workshop tabletop properties to be made into a videogame, was announced back in January with a handful of screenshots. The teaser video released today I'm not terribly familiar with all the ...
May 7, 2015
Vienna: Part 2 – The Museums
A few weeks ago I posted my first piece on the city of Vienna, on how great it is for GeekDads and their children. This second piece focuses on the brilliant museums we visited. Vienna has over 100 museums; it would be impossible to visit them all in a ...
June 19, 2015
Absolutely fabulous! Jeweller to kings, Bing Crosby, James Bond, Joanna Lumley ...
“A tabletop entirely encrusted with opals caught my eye and it remains at Wartski to this day.” Soon he's The firm owned, for instance, three of Carl Fabergé's imperial Easter eggs – the serpent clock egg, the Lilies of the Valley and the ...
June 6, 2015
Tabletop Review: White Dwarf, Issue #65 (Warhammer 40000, Assassinorum ...
Being that White Dwarf is a house engine, it should be no surprise that most of this issue is devoted to selling you on Assassinorum: Execution Force. The first article, which clocks in at fourteen percent of the magazine, is devoted just to this, as ...
April 27, 2015
24 Perfect Gifts For Galentine's Day
Best friends, ladies, girlfriends, gals — whatever you want to call them, Feb. 13 is Galentine's Day (and no, we're not making this up, well, fully at least). Originally coined by a gal we would love to be friends with (Amy Poehler), "Galentine's Day ...
February 13, 2015
Nine quirky, last-minute prom dinner ideas in the Portland area
The clock on the wall has all the numbers replaced by nigiri. This restaurant is On a recent visit, our party scarfed down the crispy fried mackerel, a seafood-laden spicy soup and cooked our pork belly and kalbi to our preferred crispness on our ...
April 22, 2015
Star Wars: X-Wing - Lock Your S-Foils in the Awesome Position
An Imperial Star Destroyer is already in the area and doesn't take kindly to our snatching its prize away. As I gear up for another attempt however, my eyes drift to the clock glowing faintly on the other side of my darkened bedroom. It reads 1:07 ...
November 8, 2014
The Latest: Archer awed by All-Star parade; autograph this
Also, 21 players put out their jerseys Tuesday for signing and there were also 18 NL All-Star jerseys set on a table running the length of the ... MLB has been experimenting with a 20-second pitch clock in Double-A and Triple-A. Manfred says the results ...
July 14, 2015
I Will Drink Every Last Drop Of Water On Earth
delicate little man Jeremy Palazola was reportedly unable to sleep Tuesday night because he drank a teensy bit of coffee after four o’clock. SARATOGA, CA—Casting numerous glances at the table of three, patrons at Gallo’s Italian Restaurant were said ...
July 14, 2015
Imperial Dining Table by Tonin Casa
For those who are looking for something that’s a bit out of the ordinary, look no more. Imperial Modern Oval Dining Table is a perfect example of what an extraordinary dinning room should have. With an oval shaped glass top and an oval shaped table base ...
October 28, 2014
Imperial Coffee Table - White Wash
Simplified stretchers and a contrast top look cultivated and crisp in the Imperial Coffee Table. This low surface opens the space of a traditional room, rendering it a touch more casual and allowing greater personality into your mix of home accents ...
December 10, 2013
St Andrews beats Edinburgh in major university league table
Today’s table named Cambridge as the top university ahead of Oxford, with the London School of Economics as third ahead of Imperial College London, Durham, St Andrews, University College London, Warwick, Bath and Exeter. St Andrews principal and vice ...
April 29, 2013
China, Still the World Champ, Is Falling Out of Love With Table Tennis
A less insular and more worldly China may be turning away from the sport of Mao Zedong's ping pong diplomacy ... this parlor game from the imperial power and made it China's own. In the early 1950s, when the International Table Tennis Federation recognized ...
August 8, 2012
A GEORGE III CHASED AND ENGRAVED ORMOLU QUARTER-STRIKING, MUSICAL AND AUTOMATON TABLE CLOCK FOR THE CHINESE MARKET
100. A smaller and less complex chased ormolu musical and automaton table clock by Henry Borrell was also sold in the Nezu Collection, lot 1515 (HK$6,151,500 £400,450). THE VALUE OF CLOCKS IN IMPERIAL CHINA The value of clocks to the Chinese Emperors and ...
July 4, 2012