A time when it was very cold and glaciers extended down from the North Pole. See 'A Brief History of Climate Change'.
Fact of the Day
English law still requires that official copies of acts of parliament be printed and preserved on animal skin.
Quote of the Day
"Grant that we may from henceforth show ourselves neither bastards nor dastards. "
~ Peter Wentworth on the House of Commons' freedom of speech, 1576