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Are You Under the Thirteenth Zodiac Sign? I read from Claire's and Caroline's blog about the new zodiac sign for the European Horoscope. The thirteenth zodiac sign is named Ophiuchus. Ophiuchus, according to Wikipedia, is a large constellation located around the equator. It is usually treated as the thirteenth zodiac sign by some astrologers. Ophiuchus is a constellation that represents a man that holds a serpent, which is represented by the constellation Serpens. Ophiuchus was listed by an astronomer named Ptolemy and is considered as one of the modern constellations.

Knutepunkt - Nordic Larp Wiki Knutepunkt is an annual conference on Nordic style larp which has been running since the first event in Norway in 1997. It cycles through each of the Nordic countries as hosts; in Sweden it's called Knutpunkt, in Denmark Knudepunkt and in Finland Solmukohta. In English the translation would be meeting point or nodal point. Though the conference started out strictly as an event for larp (Live action role-playing), and it's 3 founders Erlend Eidsem Hansen, Hanne Grasmo and Margrete Raaum all were larporganisers of 360 degrees Nordic Style larps, Knutepunkt has since embraced role-playing games in a more general fashion. Today the conference still has an emphasis on larp, but programs devoted to educational larping, freeform, blackbox larps, gametheory and traditional tabletop role-playing are common. List of Knutepunkts

WEpractice Community We are committed spiritual practitioners who seek to advance human culture and spiritual development through the evolution of collective awareness. We develop and model new, more awakened ways of being in community and in the world. We feel collective and relational consciousness practice is the next step in spiritual practice. We boldly and humbly endeavor to create an opportunity for the Future to reach back and guide us towards It. Vincent Callebaut Architecte FLAVOURSORCHARD TYPE : Architectural & Engineering CommissionCLIENT : Private Developer, KunmingPROGRAM : Construction of 45 Plus-Energy (BEPOS) VillasPROJECT TITLE : Flavours OrchardCONTRACT PERFORMANCE LOCATION : Dianchi Lake, Kunming, Southwest China CitySURFACE AREA : 90.000 m²YEAR : 2014VCA’S TEAM: Jiaoyang Huang, Benoit Patterlini, Maguy Delrieu, Olivier Sylvain, Vincent Callebaut Stepping out of your plus-energy house regulating the light and the temperature cleverly and automatically according to the sun’s path. Catch the vital energies of the nature by training ourselves Tai Chi Chuan or Qi Gong under a snow of cherry tree petals. Cultivate together with our neighbors the community vegetable garden. Harvest the organic vegetables for the family dinner. Wander between the marshes of rainwater harvesting and the recycling lagoons where the sky of koï carps is covered of lotus flowers.

New astrological sign: Professor finds horoscopes may be a little off kilter - Page 2 The astrological calendar is all wrong. That public comment from a Minnesota astronomy professor set the Internet aflame this week. People might think they're a Pisces (compassionate, imaginative), but often they're really an Aquarius (witty, clever) -- at least based on an exact reading of the Earth's orbit. #Gamergate Controversy Fuels Debate On Women And Video Games : All Tech Considered Under the #Gamergate hashtag, a debate has flared surrounding ethics in video game journalism and the role and treatment of women in the video game industry. iStockphoto hide caption itoggle caption iStockphoto Under the #Gamergate hashtag, a debate has flared surrounding ethics in video game journalism and the role and treatment of women in the video game industry. iStockphoto

The Shadow of the Dalai Lama – Part I – 6 The Shadow of the Dalai Lama – Part I – 6. Kalachakra: The public and the secret initiations © Victor & Victoria Trimondi The Kalachakra Tantra (Time Tantra) is considered the last and most recent of all the revealed tantra texts (c. tenth century), yet also as the “highest of all Vajrayana ways”, “the pinnacle of all Buddhist systems”. It differs from earlier tantras in its encyclopedic character. It has been described as the “most complex and profound statement on both temporal and spiritual matters” (Newman, 1985, p. 31).

Astrological Forecasts Archives - AstroShaman April 28-May 4 2014 Astrology Forecast: Taurus Solar Eclipse A Taurus solar eclipse invites you to marry heaven and earth this week. Mental Mercury makes five aspects, Venus enters fiery Aries, and the Sun adjusts to a quincunx from Mars. Learn More » May-June 2014 Astrology Forecast: Revolutionary Transformation Wanes But Remains Prizewinning Educational Games from the Nobel Foundation Marie Curie, Martin Luther King Jr, Albert Einstein, Sir Alexander Fleming, Mother Teresa; all of these amazing individuals have one thing in common – winning the Nobel Prize. The Nobel Prize is one of the most highly regarded awards given to people working in the fields of literature, medicine, physics, chemistry, peace, and economics. But the Nobel Foundation is more than just an award giving Foundation, and has branched out into creating educational content related to the hard work done by Nobel Prize winners.

Healing the Seven Chakras with Herbs Plants have been used as medicines for thousands of years to cure various ailments, gain wisdom and to help us connect with nature. There are scripts from 2500 BC about various plants and their healing properties. In India, there are several Vedas that mention about treating diseases using herbs and plants. DIF Biomimicry Challenge - Think Dif - Disruptive Innovation Festival DIF Biomimicry Challenge Use biomimicry to radically improve an aspect of the food system to fit within a circular economy. During this challenge, participants are asked to: "Use biomimicry to radically improve an aspect of the food system (e.g. production, packaging, nutrient recovery) to fit within a circular economy." So, how do you get started on a challenge as large and complex as the food system? First of all, you’ll need to become familiar with the various parts of the food system and how they are related.