Ludicrous Latin: Eamus nocere quidam

We are going to hurt some people.

A TMP Exclusive: The Foggy London Strut

Hey MarcoNauts, have you seen the trailer yet? It packs an olympic size punch!

See it here…

The Foggy London Strut Teaser Trailer!

http://youtu.be/luMmbSgXT4g

History Schmistory: July 25. First in Flight.

1909: First flight across the English Channel, by Louis Bleriot. He got halfway there once before, but decided he couldn’t make it and flew back.
How you doin'? Louis Bleriot, See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

How you doin’?
Louis Bleriot, See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

History Schmistory: July 24. King Gaga.

1567: A one year old boy becomes King James VI of Scotland when his mother, Mary Queen of Scots, abdicates. He shares a round of milk with his subjects.

'James VI as a young boy', King James I of England and VI of Scotland by Arnold van Brounckhorst.jpg, Public Domain

‘James VI as a young boy’,
King James I of England and VI of Scotland by Arnold van Brounckhorst.jpg, Public Domain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fun fact: Once he was all grown up James ruled both England and Scotland from 1603- 1625….. he was also fascinated by witches and the Daemonologie in 1599. Each to their own I guess!

History Schmistory: July 23. Speak now or forever hold your tongue.

1926 – Fox Film buys the patents of the Movietone sound system for recording sound onto film. Silent film actors remain unable to vocalize their concerns.
Chaplin_The_Kid_2_crop

History Schmistory: July 22. Vrrrroooooooommmm-put-put… -put.

1894: The first motorcar race is held in France. Local horses start a betting racket.

How To: Make an Authentic Renaissance Hairstyle!

From Team Marco Polo fan Janet’s YouTube channel!

Ludicrous Latins: Nullo metro compositum est

It doesn’t rhyme.

Demi Lovato & Eminem MANIP by Leticia Lima, licensed under CC BY 2.0

Demi Lovato & Eminem MANIP by Leticia Lima, licensed under CC BY 2.0

History Schmistory: July 21. Rough days ahead…

1542: The Roman Inquisition is established. Hold on to your heads! (and fingers and toes…)
Pope Paul V, by Caravaggio, public domain

Pope Paul V, by Caravaggio, public domain

Fun Fact: The inquisition’s most famous defendant is probably Galileo Galilei (the telescope guy!) He was hauled before the inquisition in 1633 on charges that his scientific findings denied the existence of God. Despite protestations he was found guilty of heresy.

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