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The Secret Technology That Nobody Notices

A question on Reddit recently caught my attention: what is something that seemed sci-fish but is now mundane, and even boring? There were a whole range of responses. From mobile phones, to the internet, to flat screens, to multiplayer online games, and a whole heap of other technologies.

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The Glyphs 6 – The Final Saerk

The Glyphs is a multiple-choice game where you control the fate (and demise) of a gong farmer, as they explore the sewers beneath the Ancient City. Just choose an option from the poll below, and the most popular option will decide what happens next. I’ll put out one of these...

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History: The Battle of the Strand – Part 2

This is part two of a summary provided by the Northaven Institute about the key events to the Battle of the Strand. Please check out part one for background information about the battle.

Steńŕini - unknown artist. At the heart of the Battle of the Strand 1

History: The Battle of the Strand – Part 1

This is part one of a summary provided by the Norhaven Institute about the lead up and background to the Battle of the Strand. Part two is available here. The Aonna By the latter stages of the Third Age, the Aonna (Unnu, in the Murgaen language) had spread across much...

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Truck Tyres: Bigga Badda Boom

On Saturday, my Eldest and I went cycling. It was shopping trip for some of his essential supplies. In any case, part of our journey requires us to travel through an area that’s in the process of being developed. There’s a lot of construction going on and that means there’s...

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Blog June 2024

For the last 30 days, I’ve been engaged in a communal activity called Blog June. Its purpose is to promote bloggers to post. At least every day, if possible, but it’s not a requirement, just a goal. People are generally time poor and so garnering enough energy to blog can...

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The Glyphs 5 – Saerk! That’s a Lot of Gánc

The Glyphs is a multiple-choice game where you control the fate (and demise) of a gong farmer, as they explore the sewers beneath the Ancient City. Just choose an option from the poll below, and the most popular option will decide what happens next. I’ll put out one of these every week.

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Words: Kza-Lan

For much of its history, the language of the Kza-Lan used an abjad script. It is for this reason that there is some speculation about the exact spelling of most of the words in the language. In this article, we’ll be using the convention employed by the linguists and historians...

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The Rice Dessert Asians Despise

South-East Asia generally, and Singapore specifically, is a gourmet’s delight. The food here is diverse in style and taste. There is so much variety it can be hard to decide which glorious dish (or ten) to eat, when given a choice. However, there is one dish that the people here despise, and it’s the one that my mother taught me to make.