Archive - Jun 2007

June 2nd

Atlantia spring 2007 Crown Tournament photos online

Lidia de Ragusa has posted photos from the recent Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

New Arrival in Atenveldt

Evelyn Marie Bentley was born to Lord James Thorne of Ysgithr and Lady Genvieve Gabrielle d'Avon Plubel in the Barony of Tir Ysgithr, Kingdom of Atenveldt.

Scientists Study Why No Unicorns Exist

Scientists at the John Innes Centre and the University of Calgary asked "Why are there no unicorns?" To answer the question, they are studying the evolutionary biology of flower branching displays.

June 1st

Byzantines meet virtual reality

Understanding what life was like in the historic past will take a giant step soon with the introduction of by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to combine 3-D computer technology with the latest historical evidence. The result: a virtual walk-around of historic buildings.

Rabbi Menachem and the lost Torahs

Christian Science Monitor correspondent Cathryn J. Prince paints document restoration expert Rabbi Menachem Youlus as a latter-day Indiana Jones in her May 16, 2007 report. Rabbi Menachem travels the world to find and restore sacred but damaged Torahs.

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Warriors and Warlords XIV moves to new site

Warriors and Warlords, to be held in the Kingdom of Northshield July 5 through 8, has been moved to a new location this year.

Finnacan Dub to be elevated in Ansteorra

Master Aethelstan Aethelmearson reports that Their Majesties of Ansteorra have elected to admit Finnacan Dub into Their Order of the Laurel.

Midrealm Crown Tourney Photos

Lady Elisa from the Barony of Cleftlands has posted two excellent photo album from the Middle Kingdom's combined A&S and Crown Tourney event.