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Gematria. Etymology[edit] Although the term is Hebrew, it most likely derives from Greek geōmetriā, "geometry", which was used as a translation of gēmaṭriyā, though some scholars believe it to derive from Greek grammateia, rather; it's possible that both words had an influence on the formation of the Hebrew word.[2][3] (Some also hold it to derive from the order of the Greek alphabet, gamma being the third letter of the Greek alphabet (gamma + tria).[4]) The word has been extant in English since the 17th century from translations of works by Giovanni Pico della Mirandola.

Gematria

Although ostensibly derived from Greek, it is largely used in Jewish texts, notably in those associated with the Kabbalah. History[edit] Blog : 84 Amazingly Useful Words With No English Equivalent. Fenghuang. Dr. Joel Hoffman: Five Mistakes in Your Bible Translation. In the original Hebrew, the 10th Commandment prohibits taking, not coveting.

Dr. Joel Hoffman: Five Mistakes in Your Bible Translation

The biblical Jubilee year is named for an animal's horn and has nothing to do with jubilation. The pregnant woman in Isaiah 7:14 is never called a virgin. Psalm 23 opens with an image of God's might and power, not shepherding. And the romantic Song of Solomon offers a surprisingly modern message. Categories and types of déjà experience. (What is provided below has been taken mainly from The Psychology of Déjà Vu by Dr.

Categories and types of déjà experience

Vernon M. Neppe [originally published by the Witwatersrand University Press in 1983]. » High Valyrian Dothraki. SMPLDESIGN. Hunt down that theme. Preview / Code Horizontal scrolling Large... - JBAM THEMES. Tumblr Themes by Pour Être Belle. Bamboo Process. Precordial catch syndrome. Precordial catch syndrome (PCS), also known as Texidor's twinge, is a common cause of chest pain in children and adolescents.

Precordial catch syndrome

It also occurs, though less frequently, in adults. PCS manifests itself as a very intense, sharp pain, typically at the left side of the chest, generally in the cartilage between the bones of the sternum and rib cage, which is worse when taking breaths. Patients often think that they are having a heart attack which causes them to panic. This pain typically lasts from 2 or 3 seconds to a few minutes, though, in some cases, they can persist for up to 30 minutes. How to grow garlic - Projects: Fruit and vegetables. Are you stuck in a state of perpetual adolescence around your family?

Yet, why do otherwise respectful, generous adults sometimes switch into some form of moronic adolescence when around our other family members?

Are you stuck in a state of perpetual adolescence around your family?

It is partly due to the fact that we actually have never had adult relationships with these people we call 'family'. Logos in Lego Town. I love the list of 'fictional universes' on Wikipedia.

Logos in Lego Town

It contains everything from The Simpsons to Star Trek to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The Fictional Universes database on Freebase is even better, as it contains thousands of details about the universes, such as species, objects, and even ethnicities. However, one universe neither site coves is Lego. Okay, so the Lego Universe isn't exactly as well documented as Springfield or Middle Earth, given that most of narrative is down to your own imagination. Dyatlov Pass incident. The Dyatlov Pass incident (Russian: Гибель тургруппы Дятлова) is the mysterious deaths of nine ski hikers in the northern Ural Mountains on February 2, 1959.

Dyatlov Pass incident

The experienced trekking group, who were all from the Ural Polytechnical Institute, had established a camp on the slopes of Kholat Syakhl when disaster struck. During the night something made them tear their way out of their tents from the inside and flee the campsite inadequately dressed in heavy snowfall and sub-zero temperatures. Soviet investigators determined that six victims died from hypothermia but others showed signs of physical trauma. One victim had a fractured skull while another had brain damage but without any sign of distress to their skull. Additionally, a female team member had her tongue missing. Background[edit] File:Tissue necrosis following bite from Bothrops asper PLoS Medicine.jpg. Survival and zombie. Impossible colors.

Impossible colors or forbidden colors are hues that cannot be perceived by ordinary viewing conditions from light that is a combination of various intensities of the various frequencies of visible light.

Impossible colors

Examples of impossible colors are bluish-yellow and reddish-green.[1] This does not mean the muddy brown color created when mixing red and green pigments (such as paints), or the green color from mixing yellow and blue pigments, but rather colors that appear to be similar to, for example, both red and green, or both yellow and blue. Other colors never experienced by ordinary viewing, but perceivable under special artificial laboratory conditions, would also be termed impossible colors. Where opposing colors cancel each other out, the remaining color on the vertical axis is perceived. However, under special conditions, a mixture of opposing colors can be seen without the remaining color interfering. Opponent process[edit] The opponent process and chimerical colors[edit] Delivery Update. Abhisheka. Abhisheka as a ritual[edit]

Abhisheka

About "shame-based" (wounded) people. Defence mechanism. A defence mechanism is a coping technique that reduces anxiety arising from unacceptable or potentially harmful impulses.[1] Defence mechanisms are unconscious and are not to be confused with conscious coping strategies.[2] Sigmund Freud was one of the first proponents of this construct.[3] Healthy persons normally use different defences throughout life.

Defence mechanism

An ego defence mechanism becomes pathological only when its persistent use leads to maladaptive behaviour such that the physical or mental health of the individual is adversely affected. The purpose of ego defence mechanisms is to protect the mind/self/ego from anxiety and/or social sanctions and/or to provide a refuge from a situation with which one cannot currently cope.[9] One resource used to evaluate these mechanisms is the Defense Style Questionnaire (DSQ-40).[10][11] Structural model: Id, ego, and superego[edit]

Aerogel. Do we really give introverts a hard time? 27 March 2012Last updated at 12:50 ET By Vanessa Barford BBC News Magazine. Susan Cain: The power of introverts.