Wednesday Wanderings: Oldest Welsh Myth Book Under UV Light, Purifying Plants, Ancient Israeli Artifacts, and MRI of Sting’s Brain

Ultraviolet light reveals text and markings in the oldest Welsh language book that has been found. It may contain new stories or poems about Arthur and Merlin:

Black Book of Camarthen

We’ve known for a while that plants can help purify the air in our homes. Here’s a list of some and the toxins they can help filter out:

Air Purifying Plants

A worker for an Israeli electric company found a treasure trove of antiquities while on the job. His family is turning them over to the state. Among them are a hand grenade from the Crusades era (The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch, perhaps?):

Antiquities from the Mediterranean Sea


A fMRI of Sting’s brain revealed some interesting things about how the brain classifies music:

MRI of Sting’s brain

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After five years away, Kaili is coming home for the ceremony to install her sister as head of the family business. When an old rivalry threatens the family, Kaili and her partner need to use all their skills to save the sisters’ lives. Learn more here.





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A collection of six short fantasy stories set in varied worlds of magic and mayhem. Learn more here.






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A short novelette set in a dystopian Earth after the final environmental collapse. Sam is a genetically engineered chameleon who may hold the key to mankind’s survival. Learn more here.


In a world reeling under the effects of severe climate change, food shortages are common, and arable farmland is scarce. Unscupulous distributors like Beni Oligowma take advantage of the shortages for their own gain. When a promising new technology for growing food even under the harsh conditions is unveiled, grocery store owner Frank is determined to see that everyone is able to benefit from the results, not just the Benis of the world.
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