Archive - Jan 12, 2007
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-12 20:05
This year's Estrella War will once again offer a Combat Cookery Contest in which Kingdoms may sponsor teams to prepare a period meal for four people using their own utensils and ingredients unknown to them before the competition.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-12 19:39
On Saturday 13, 2007, the Sci Fi Channel will present the world premiere of Grendel, a Sci Fi original movie "based on the classic legend of Beowulf and Grendel."
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2007-01-12 19:01
The central United States is being pounded by a major ice storm today, causing Ansteorra to cancel their upcoming Coronation for this weekend.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-12 16:14
Chinese archaeologists are confounded by a group 10 huge rings at the site of the tomb of the country's only empress, Wu Zetian. The rings, ranging from 30 to 40 meters in diameter, were discovered when aerial photos were taken.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-12 12:32
A new report from the Mayo Clinic, reported by Science Daily, shows how researchers at the Clinic used data-mining techniques to discover new cures from ancient texts. The reports cites the anti-bacterial properties of the Atun tree as discussed by Dutch herbalist Georg Eberhard Rumpf in his mid-17th century work Ambonese Herbal.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-12 08:00
On its website, the University of Chicago Press reviews Aguecheek’s Beef, Belch’s Hiccup, and Other Gastronomic Interjections: literature, culture, and food among the early moderns by Robert Appelbaum.