Entertainment / Literature / Aided: (pluralaideda): A tale in prose or mixed prose and poetry in which a hero, poet, or ruler suffers a violent death, often occurring at a liminal time or place such as the Samhain festival or at an otherworldly banquet-hall. Frequently the ending follows the motif of the threefold death. According to Dan Wiley's article in Medieval Ireland: An Encyclopedia, some thirty-five such tales explicitly labeled aideda survive from Old or Middle Irish between 650-1250 C.E. (see Duffy 10-11).
Technology / Television (TV) / Keyframe: In animation, the essential frames used to construct a character's movement. If the animation is computer aided, the animator designs the keyframes and the computer automatically generates the frames MORE
Science / Weather / Photosphere: The intensely bright portion of the sun visible to the unaided eye; the 'surface' of the sun. Reaching temperatures estimated at about 11,000?‚°F, it is the portion of the sun's atmosphere which em MORE