Archive - Feb 16, 2012

Li Hsiao Lung offered Knighthood in the Outlands

Adam Stedefast, Blue Iris Herald for the Kingdom of the Outlands, reports that THL Li Hsiao Lung (Li Guang Ming) has been offered admittance into the Order of Chivalry by Their Royal Majesties Kynan and Gilliana January 21, 2012 at Winter Wolf held at the College of Blaiddwyn.

Cynehild Cynesigesdohtor invited to Laurel in Oertha

Kara, Queen of the West, has announced that She and her Lord King ´╗┐´╗┐Uther have offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to Their subject Cynehild Cynesigesdohtor. The announcement was made at the January West Kingdom Coronation.

Shipwrecks reveal lives of medieval Swedes

Experts from the Swedish Maritime Museum are thrilled by the discovery of five shipwrecks dating to the 16th through 18th centuries, found during a quay renovation in central Stockholm. The ships, some measuring 20 meters (66 feet), are in good condition.

New botany rules jetison Latin

New rules, approved by the International Botanical Congress in July, will no longer require Latin descriptions of new species for publication in online academic journals and books. The change will be implemented to "speed up the process of officially recognizing new plant species."