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Brief, Bulma's father. The corporation is based around, and takes its name from, the Hoi-Poi Capsules (also known as DynoCaps) invented by Dr. Brief himself. Overview Building The Capsule Corporation headquarters, which is also the Brief family's home, is located in West City, with its address being WST 3338926 K. The building has three floors and a basement. The entrance is the lobby where the Receptionist is and that leads to the Atrium (nakaniwia) where dinosaurs, cats, dogs, and other animals live. The Atrium contains a Sparring Arena, and leads to the Capsule Room. There are also the exhibit room, the Central Computer Room (opened with a Red Access Card), the Security with a small jail, Dr.
Company Although Capsule Corp's primary product is the DynoCaps technology, the company also develops and produces many of the items found within capsules. Gallery. Conjunction of the Spheres | Witcher Wiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia. The Conjunction of the Spheres is a cataclysm which occurred 1,500 years before the events in the novels, trapping many "unnatural" creatures in this dimension, including ghouls, graveirs, and vampires. It was during this time that the elves say humans, or more specifically, the Dauk and Wozgor people, first appeared, their own world having been destroyed. These people colonised the North, and possibly the South. Nordling humans settled on the Continent many hundreds of years after that, this event being called the First Landing.
It can be debated whether or not the two original human civilizations were extinct by the time the Nordlings arrived on the Continent. Edit There is also a book in the game by the same title. Glossary Entry Edit Conjunction of the Spheres "A cataclysm which occurred 1,500 years ago, trapping in our dimension many unnatural creatures, including ghouls, graveirs and vampires. Source The Conjunction of the Spheres The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Journal entry Trivia. What if aliens. Drowned God (GoT) "Since the Dawn Age, the ironborn have followed the Drowned God, who plucked fire from the sea, and made us to reave and sack, and carve our names in blood and song. " The Drowned God is the deity worshiped on the Iron Islands.
Together with the North, where the worship of the Old Gods of the Forest remains strong, the Iron Islands are one of the few regions of Westeros not abiding by the main religion of the Seven Kingdoms, the Faith of the Seven. Depictions of the Drowned God, such as statues, are sometimes made by assembling pieces of driftwood into a vaguely humanoid shape with upraised arms - or by finding a single piece of driftwood which somewhat resembles a humanoid shape. The Drowned God is believed by the Faceless Men of Braavos to be one of the aspects of the Many-Faced God. Beliefs The belief system of the Drowned God justifies the ironborn practices of piracy and raiding.
A youth in the Iron Islands is not considered a man until he has killed his first enemy. Practices. Drowned God GoT. The Drowned God, also known as He Who Dwells Beneath the Waves, is a sea deity worshipped by the ironborn of the Iron Islands in Westeros. The religion of the Drowned God is old, dating back to before the Andal invasion, and the attempts of the Andal invaders to supplant it with the Seven all failed.
The Drowned God religion supports the ironmen's naval, pirate culture. Drowned God The faith of the Drowned God is unique to the Iron Islands. He is seen as the creator of the seas and father of the ironborn. The ironborn believe they come from the watery halls of the Drowned God. The Drowned God is said to have made the ironborn in his own likeness, to reave, rape, carve out kingdoms, make their names known in fire and blood and song and to hold dominion over all the waters of the earth. The ironborn believe that the Drowned God is opposed by the Storm God.
Most ironborn have naught but scorn for the Seven of the south and the old gods of the North. Organization Priests. 5 Lessons from Black Panther That Can Save Our Lives — and Transform Black Politics. 1. Radical Collectivity & Revolutionary Empathy. In Wakanda, every action — -and indeed every person’s path — -is anchored to a broader vision of communal liberation. The western trope of “rugged individualism” does not exist in Wakanda. Throughout Black Panther, the Wakandan’s reject a “me” mentality in favor of a “we” mentality: every citizen is deeply invested, first and foremost, in the preservation (and liberation) of the community at large.
In the film, what this looks like is black people showing concern for those who have been forgotten, maligned, or left-behind. Even Killmonger, the grand villian of Black Panther, is anchored in a politics of revolutionary empathy: he is concerned first and foremost with alleviating the social suffering of black people who do not enjoy the privileges of Wakanda. 2. In Wakanda, young people and old people value each other and heed to each other’s wisdom. 3. 4. In Wakanda, black women are the warrior gate keepers of freedom. 5. Bonus Lesson: Military Ranks. Zagreus. Etymology and origins In Greek a hunter who catches living animals is called zagreus, Karl Kerényi notes, and the Ionian word zagre signifies a "pit for the capture of live animals". "We may justifiably ask," observes Kerenyi, "Why was this great mythical hunter, who in Greece became a mysterious god of the underworld, a capturer of wild animals and not a killer?
" Kerényi links the figure of Zagreus with archaic Dionysiac rites in which small animals were torn limb from limb and their flesh devoured raw, "not as an emanation of the Greek Dionysian religion, but rather as a migration or survival of a prehistoric rite". Underworld The early mentions of Zagreus, which occur only in fragments from lost works, connect Zagreus with the Greek underworld. The earliest is in a single quoted line from the (6th century BC?) Epic Alcmeonis: Mistress Earth [Gaia], and Zagreus highest of all the gods. Perhaps here meaning the highest god of the underworld. The sparagmos Melinoë. Melinoë (/mɪˈlɪnoʊi/; Ancient Greek: Μηλινόη) is a chthonic nymph or goddess invoked in one of the Orphic Hymns and propitiated as a bringer of nightmares and madness. The name also appears on a metal tablet in association with Persephone. The hymns are of uncertain date but were probably composed in the 2nd or 3rd century AD.
In the hymn, Melinoë has characteristics that seem similar to Hecate and the Erinyes, and the name is sometimes thought to be an epithet of Hecate. The terms in which Melinoë is described are typical of moon goddesses in Greek poetry. Name Melinoë may derive from Greek mēlinos (μήλινος), "having the color of quince", from mēlon (μῆλον), "tree fruit". The fruit's yellowish-green color evoked the pallor of illness or death for the Greeks. A name derived from melas, "black", would be melan-, not melin-. Hymn Following is the translation by Apostolos Athanassakis and Benjamin M. Wolkow, of the hymn to Melinoe: Birth Inscriptions The Danish Prison System. Then there is the theory of rehabilitation, which is the core philosophy of the Danish prison system.
It encourages solving the problems that led an individual to crime rather than punishing the crime itself. It works to retrain and reintegrate criminals back into society. The features of this system are based on the idea of “normalization,” where the prisoner’s environment closely resembles the outside world that they will ideally return to and function in. In fact, most Danish prisoners, usually those with sentences shorter than five years, live in open prisons, which typically lack walls and the security features we normally associate with prisons.
The prisoners attend classes, work a standard Danish workweek (37 hours), and even do their own shopping and cooking. In comparison with the United States, Denmark has 73 prisoners for every 100,000 residents, while the United States has 730. Danish system also relies on handing out short sentences. Space Myth. Hoekagay | “they say she is over 700 years old and had skin... Shade (Borderlands) Shade is an NPC introduced in Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty. Involvement Shade has gone insane due to loneliness and dehydration, to the point of posing the corpses of former townsfolk and attaching loudspeakers to them for companionship. Shade will start the main story mission chain of the DLC and provides side missions throughout the story. He believes the Vault Hunters are extremely cool, and often tries to get them to stay in Oasis. His missions revolve around interacting with the townsfolk of Oasis, specifically denying that anyone in town is dead.
Following the events of Borderlands 2, Shade moves to Prosperity Junction to take over his grandfather's run-down museum/collection of antiquities. Appearances Trivia Shade appears to be suffering from extreme dehydration. External Links. Chinampas. Tepui. A table-top mountain or mesa in the Guiana Highlands of South America Morphology The plateau of Mount Roraima – the peculiar rock formation is caused by erosion. View of the Venezuelan Amazon from the top of a tepui The steep rock wall of Mount Roraima There are 115 such mesas in the Gran Sabana in the south-east of Venezuela on the border with Guyana and Brazil, where the highest concentration of tepuis is found. The precipitous mountains tower over the surrounding area by up to 1,000 meters (3,300 ft).
Tepuis range in elevation from 1,000–3,000 meters (3,300–9,800 ft). The total surface area of all 115 tepuis is approximately 5000 km2, or the size of Trinidad. Because of their great age, some tepuis exhibit surface features and subsurface caves typical of karst topography, formed in more water-soluble rocks such as limestone. Flora and fauna Many tepuis are in the Canaima National Park in Venezuela, which has been classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. See also Guachimontones. Los Guachimontones (alternatively Huachimontones) is a prehispanic archaeological site near the Mexican town of Teuchitlán in the state of Jalisco about an hour west of Guadalajara.
It is the major site of the so-called Teuchitlán tradition, a complex society that existed from as early as 300 BCE until perhaps 900 CE. The dominant features at los Guachimontones are circular stepped pyramids in the middle of circular building complexes. The 60-foot (18 m) tall pyramid at Circle 2 has 13 high steps leading to an upper level, which was then topped with another 4 high steps. A post hole was located at the very highest level, most likely for Volador ceremonies. The pyramids may also have supported small temples. The word Teuchitlán is derived from Teotzitlán or Teutzitlán interpreted as "place dedicated to the divine", "place of the God Tenoch " or "place dedicated to the revered God". UNESCO World Heritage List Background Discovery Language Ehécatl
Kukenán-tepui. Kukenán, also known as Matawi, is a tepui in Guayana Region, Venezuela. It is 2,680 metres (8,790 ft) high and about 3 km (1.9 mi) long. Kukenan Falls, which is 674 m (2,211 ft) high, is located at the south end of the tepui. Kukenán is located in Canaima National Park. Next to Kukenán, to the southeast, is Mount Roraima, a better known tepui.
Kukenán is more difficult to climb, so it is ascended much less frequently than Mount Roraima. Canaima National Park is also home to the highest waterfall in the world, which is located in Auyán Tepui. See also Gran Sabana References Further reading Mount Roraima. Tripoint marker on Mount Roraima, taken from the Venezuelan side. Mount Roraima (Portuguese: Monte Roraima [ˈmõtʃi ʁoˈɾajmɐ], Tepuy Roraima and Cerro Roraima;) is the highest of the Pakaraima chain of tepui plateaus in South America.:156 First described by the English explorer Sir Walter Raleigh during his 1595 expedition, its 31-square-kilometre (12-square-mile) summit area:156 is bounded on all sides by cliffs rising 400 metres (1,300 ft). The mountain also serves as the tripoint of Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil.:156 Mount Roraima lies on the Guiana Shield in the southeastern corner of Venezuela's 30,000-square-kilometre (12,000-square-mile) Canaima National Park forming the highest peak of Guyana's Highland Range.
The highest point in Guyana and the highest point of the Brazilian state of Roraima lie on the plateau, but Venezuela and Brazil have higher mountains elsewhere. WikiMiniAtlas Flora and fauna Vegetation on Mount Roraima Culture Ascents Majix Cove. Fairhaven: City of Lights - Mephit James' Games. Edit Sidebar The city of Fairhaven is the capital of Aundair, but it is so much more than that.
Before the Last War, the city had a complex reputation as a place of knowledge, magic, secrets, riches, and trade. Named for the brilliant crystalline lamps which line its glittering streets, the City of Lights was the first to introduce these innovations and other magical wonders dreamed up by the mages at Arcanix. Today, this reputation for inquisitiveness and trade has been twisted into a reputation for secrets and smuggling, but there are many who remember the place Fairhaven once held for the people of Khorvaire and, now that peace has arrived, the place it may hold again. If Fairhaven is to become once more the place of learning and freedom that it held before the war, however, it needs strong heroes to defend it and to foil those that would threaten the peace of the Five Nations.
The southern Knowledge Ward centered around the University of Wynarn is the seat of academia in Fairhaven. Grand Prismatic Spring, Wyoming. Bits and Pieces — Trying to decide if I can get this street layout... Ryan Gravel: How an old loop of railroads is changing the face of a city. What type of communication is seen as outdated, but is still enjoyed by its practitioners? Language Universal. 12 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Magic System. Tropes are Tools • Ten Questions for Culture. Fantasy Worldbuilding Questions. 20 World Building Questions for Authors to ask Themselves. Author at work: now is the time to ask yourself these world building questions World building is the art of convincing a reader that a fictitious place exists.
What do you do if you don’t know where to start creating that illusion? Well, to get you going, here’s a list of 20 world building questions you can ask yourself to get started. What is the geography like? Don’t fall into the Star Wars Trap of having mono-climate worlds (Tatooine = desert, Hoth = ice, Endor = forest). Consider the climates of your world, and where your story takes place. Why is that city there? Cities happen for reasons. What do people eat? If your world contains fantastical creatures, consider which of them are edible. The first person to discover a creature is either a scientist or an explorer; the second is invariably a cook. If your world is more Earth-like, take a cuisine appropriate to your climate and adapt it to your world.
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