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50,000 repetitions of the word "meow"

NanoGenmo asks users to spend the month of November writing code that generates a novel of 50k+ words. Highlights so far include Seraphs, based on the Voynich Manuscript.
posted by eotvos on Nov 8, 2014 - 23 comments

If a woman has difficulty in giving birth, thae the plant we call pasticanna sivatica, simmer it in water, and give it so that she can bathe herself with it. She will be healed.

Illustrations of Carrots in Ancient Manuscripts [more inside]
posted by timshel on Feb 5, 2012 - 36 comments

The Voynich Manuscript

The most mysterious manuscript in the world. The Voynich Manuscript is 235 page manuscript written in a cipher that has yet to be decoded. The manuscript includes many images. Almost all pages of the manuscript are available online. There have also been several books (1,2)written claiming to solve the manuscript. You can also follow the modern day progress of deciphering the Voynich manuscript.
posted by patrickje on Jan 15, 2003 - 35 comments

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