Beer and bling in Iron Age Europe


Beer and bling in Iron Age Europe.

ScienceDaily (Mar. 19, 2012) — If you wanted to get ahead in Iron-Age Central Europe you would use a strategy that still works today — dress to impress and throw parties with free alcohol.

Collaborating with the State Monuments Office in Tübingen, Germany, UW-Milwaukee Professor Bettina Arnold has excavated Iron-Age burial mounds in an area of southwest Germany where pre-Roman Celtic people lived. (Credit: Image courtesy of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

German Neo-Nazis Pranked By Trojan T-Shirt Sellers


German neo-Nazis were the victims of a prank from the aptly named “Trojan T-shirts” company, reports the BBC.

Organizers of the Rock für Deutschland concert in the town of Gerawere given 250 t-shirts that read “Hardcore Rebels”:

Hardcore Rebels

Image: EXIT

However, when washed the design faded to reveal a hidden message:

Hardcore Rebels

Image: EXIT

The new message reads: “What happened to your shirt can happen to you. We can help you break with right-wing extremism”.

The prank was the action of a group called Exit, who sought to capture younger members at the event organized by extreme right-wing National Democratic Party.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/trojan-t-shirts-neo-nazis-2011-8#ixzz1Ue1AopQU