Archive - Jul 2, 2005

Online Gamer Gets Death for Killing Fellow Player Over Virtual Quarrel

In Shanghai, China, a gamer who killed another player because the latter sold the former's virtual sword has reportedly been sentenced to death for the murder.

Deutsche Welle: German "Murder Victim" Actually Bog Girl

A mummified body, originally believed to be a murder victim, has been identified as that of a teenage girl... a 2,700-year-old teenage girl. The remains were discovered in a peat bog near Uchte, Lower Saxony.

New exhibit at the Getty relates medieval manuscripts to textiles

"Shrine and Shroud: Textiles in Illuminated Manuscripts" is on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles through October 2.

Three New Peers Made in Meridies

Fianna has announced that Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Meridies have chosen to elevate three of Their subjects: Mistress Varinka of Eversly, Sir Thomas Blackmore and Mistress Rebecca of the Greyhounds.