Qilin

Qilin

The Qilin (Chinese: 麒麟; pinyin: qílín; Wade–Giles: ch’i-lin), also spelled Kirin (from Japanese) or sometimes Kyrin, is a mythical hooved Chinese chimerical creature known throughout…

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Ziz

Ziz

The Ziz (Hebrew: זיז) is a giant griffin-like bird in Jewish mythology, said to be large enough to be able to block out the sun…

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Behemoth

Behemoth

Behemoth (Hebrew בהמות, behemoth (Modern: Behemot) English pronunciation: /bɨˈhiːməθ/ or /ˈbiː.əməθ/, also /ˈbeɪ.əmɔːθ/) is a creature mentioned in the Book of Job, 40:15-24. Metaphorically, the name…

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Leviathan

Leviathan

Leviathan (pronounced /lɨˈvaɪ.əθən/; Hebrew: לִוְיָתָן, Modern Livyatan Tiberian Liwyāṯān ; “twisted, coiled”), is a sea monster referred to in the Bible. In Demonology, Leviathan is…

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Nuwaubianism

Nuwaubianism

Nuwaubianism is an umbrella term used to refer to the doctrines and teachings of the followers of Dwight York. The Nuwaubians themselves typically do not…

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Cashew Nuts

Cashew Nuts

Cashews are the oddballs of the nut world. Think of nuts on a tree, and you might imagine round walnuts hanging on the branches of…

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Suffolk Resolves

Suffolk Resolves

The Suffolk Resolves was a declaration made on September 9, 1774 by the leaders of Suffolk County, Massachusetts, of which Boston is the major city. The Resolves…

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Apple ®

Apple ®

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Heuristic

Heuristic

Heuristics stand for strategies using readily accessible, though loosely applicable, information to control problem solving in human beings and machines. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heuristic

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