Craig Denham

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The History of Zero: How Ancient Mesopotamia Invented the Mathematical Concept of Nought and Ancient India Gave It Symbolic Form

“If you look at zero you see nothing; but look through it and you will see the world.”<p>If the ancient Arab world had closed its gates to foreign travelers, we would have no medicine, no astronomy, and no mathematics — at least not as we know them today.<p>Central to humanity’s quest to grasp the nature …

6 Of The Most Brutal Acts Of Revenge In History

Right or wrong, revenge has always been a very basic part of the human emotional spectrum. Inummerable sagas, poems, stories & movies have been …

See Seven Ancient Ruins As They Would Have Looked In Their Prime

From the unmatched wonder of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat to the sprawling majesty of the temples of Bagan in Myanmar (aka Burma). From Egypt’s Great Sphinx of Giza to the extraordinary carved city of Petra in Jordan. These remnants of the ancient world have long cast a spell over travelers from every …

Roll the dice to break the ice

A Tabletop Thursday event at Lahe Lahe, Bengaluru. Photo: Ramegowda Bopaiah/Mint<p>Ishira Bhattacharya hates video games, but is passionate about the …

Board Games

JB Publishing

So yesterday our only car crapped out on us. The transmission went out on it but they told us that it wasn't anything we had control over. The car …

An online mapmaker

-Background<p>Paint the background of hexes. It will override the normal color.<p>∅<p>-Common<p>Paint the map with those textures.<p>∅<p>-Custom<p>Import images in the …

Best Nude Beaches in the World With Naked Pics & Photos

If there’s one problem with nude beaches, it’s that you can’t control who actually takes off their clothes. Also, sand gets everywhere. Even so, …

The Iron Age

Kindlestown Hill is believed to be the location<p>of a hill fort dating back to the Iron Age.<p>You can read more about this if you click onthis LINK<p>Click …

Rare Papyrus Manuscripts Reveal The Great Depths Of Medical Knowledge That Ancient Egyptian Doctors Had

The ancient Egyptian manuscripts that reside at the University of Copenhagen give medical advice for items ranging from diagnosing a pregnancy to …

Ancient History

Friday Five: TV's Best Dungeons & Dragons Campaigns! | The Daily Crate

It’s been a part of the fabric of geek culture for decades, and yet somehow the tabletop gaming world – and <i>Dungeons and Dragons</i> in particular – has …

Board Games

D&D: Dice, Camera, Action with Chris Perkins

The D&D team, along with some friends from the YouTube and Twitch community, play in an ongoing live stream of Dungeons & Dragons, titled <i>Dice,</i> …

6 DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Campaign Ideas Straight from the Monster Manual

Creating an entire campaign story arc for your <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> players is a monumental task, and requires a lot of thought and work to make it …

Board Games

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

11 Best Foods That Help You Sleep Better, Based on Science

Yes, there really are foods that can help you sleep better.<p>If you’re prone to tossing and turning, eating foods high in magnesium can help you drift …

Sleep

Chinese researchers develop world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics

Chinese researchers have developed the world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics that are mechanically robust and can have complex shapes, offering …

Ceramics

Battlefield V Will Not Have Any Vehicle Customization At Launch

While <i>Battlefield V's</i> battle-royale mode is the biggest omission at launch, the upcoming World War II shooter is also notably launching without a …

Battlefield V

The 7 Most Nutrient Dense Foods on The Planet

Not all food is made the same, and there are many myths about different foods.<p>While some foods are incredibly high in nutrients, others are just …

Nutrition

5 Reasons To Upgrade Your Tabletop Gaming Experience (With Dice)

Let’s face it: the relationship a player has with their dice is one that is quite special. Whether we’re roleplayers, board gamers, miniature …

Board Games

The Hard Parts of Running D&D

For many of us, running D&D games is a great joy in our lives. We get together with friends, share laughs, tell stories, and have a great time …

Board Games

GMs: Here’s How To Incorporate Tarot Decks Into RPG Storytelling

<i>GM Tips Our series to help Storytellers and Game Masters improve their craft and create memorable roleplaying experiences. Last week, introduced</i> …

Board Games

The Narrative Approach To Dungeon Design

How do you design your dungeons? For me, the only technique worth contemplating is the Narrative Approach, in which the dungeon’s location and …

Board Games

GMs: Our Go-To Tips to Address Overpowered Player Characters

<i>GM Tips Our series to help Storytellers and Game Masters improve their craft and create memorable roleplaying experiences. Last week, showcased</i> …

Board Games

Who knows what sound an Owlbear makes? Seriously. Who?

1 1st Edition<p>Does an owlbear hoot? Does it roar? Unfortunately, Gary Gygax didn’t speak of the sound of an owl bear in D&D 1e, nor did he give an …

Dungeons and Dragons

Need help naming your D&D characters? Here's a brain-bustlingly BIG list of names.

There ain’t nothing more to this post than a BIG list of potential D&D names.<p>I took a whole bunch of names that sounded vaguely Medieval …

Medieval

50 Page Friday: THE BOOK OF SWORDS edited by Gardner Dozois

Every Friday, we here at Del Rey Spectra will place a fifty-page excerpt of a selected title on Unbound Worlds. Whether it is science fiction, epic …

Books

Miniature Painting 101: Using Games Workshop’s New Ghost Paints

<i>Geek & Sundry Painters Guild is hosted by Will Friedle as he explores the wonderful world of the miniature hobby! From painting minis for board</i> …

Board Games

Adventures on the Side: Guidelines for RPG Sidequests

Adventures on the Side: Guidelines for RPG Sidequests<p>July 29, 2018<p>An Examination of Unfortunate, Overwhelming and Mediocre Sidequests in Linear RPGs, …

Xenoblade Chronicles

11 Common Plants You Should Never (Ever!) Bring Home from the Nursery Again

Avoid these invasive, disease-prone, foul-smelling, and just plain tacky plants.<p>Taking a trip to the plant nursery is all about preparation. Arriving …

grumpy

'Dungeons Dragons' Will Include Popular Druid Subclass in Upcoming 'Magic: The Gathering' Crossover

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> will include a recently playtested druid subclass to its upcoming <i>Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica</i> publication.<p>Lead rules designer …

Dungeons and Dragons

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Self-improvement