Science / Geology / Slate: A foliated metamorphic rock that is formed through the metamorphism of shale. It is a low grade metamorphic rock that splits into thin pieces. Picture of Slate.

Onsen Technique

Health / Massage / Onsen Technique: Onsen is a Japanese word meaning at rest or at peace. It is a state of mind, but can also be a state of body. Developer Richard Phaigh translated it to mean balance, particularly length and strength b MORE

Tera-Mai Seichem

Health / Massage / Tera-Mai Seichem: This is an ancient art of healing using the universal elemental energy rays of earth (reiki), air/ether (angelic light), fire (sakara) and water (sophi-el). Tera-Mai Seichem translates from Sanskrit a MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Wyrd: Often translated as 'fate,' wyrd is an Anglo-Saxon term that embodies the concept of inevitability in Old English poetry. Unlike destiny, in which one imagines looking forward into the future to see t MORE


Health / Massage / Ortho-Bionomy: Ortho-Bionomy was developed by the British osteopath Dr. Arthur Lincoln Pauls in the 1970s and has since been refined into a comprehensive system of bodywork that includes a person’s energetic and e MORE

Nuat Thai

Health / Massage / Nuat Thai: This form of traditional Thai medical massage originated in the Vajrayana Yogic medicine of Tibet. Translated and creatively adapted to the needs of the modern West by Anthony B. James, phd, Nuat Thai MORE

Ultrasonic Image Recording

Entertainment / Photography / Ultrasonic Image Recording: Image formation by measurement of ultrasound echoes translated electronically into a scanned visual image on a tv display. Also known as sonography. MORE