Category Archives: mythology

Wooden Masks

Wooden Masks ~ Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017 Throughout history masks have been made for various reasons, and wood was a common medium for making them in. Every culture had examples of them. Masks … Continue reading

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Totems: Pacific Northwest Aboriginal Culture

TotemsArticle and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017 One of the phenomenal ominous presences in the Pacific Northwest, as well as superNATURAL British Columbia, is the plethera of artistic totems created by the past and present Pacific … Continue reading

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Cairns and stacked rocks

Cairns and Stacked Rocks By Thomas Baurley The stacking of stones is a widespread cultural practice all around the world. You know it is a remnant of modern, historical, or prehistoric cultural manufacture because they were not placed there by … Continue reading

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Loughcrew Passage Tomb

Sliabh na Caillí (Mountain of the Hag), also known as Lough crew, is a infamous passage tomb is one of the four main passage tombs in Ireland next to Brú na Bóinne, Carrowkeel and Carrowmore dating to roughly 3,300 BCE. … Continue reading

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Lichens

Beard lichen, Congaree National Park, Columbia, SC photo by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Photography (c) 2012. Name: Lichen Common Names: Lichen, beard, beard lichen, algae, fungus, Sunburn, Rock Hair, Yellow Candles, Golden Pine Lichen, Little Clouds, Oak Moss, Crab’s-eye, Coral Crust, … Continue reading

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Polyporus spp. : Bracket or Shelf Fungi

Name: Bracket fungi, or shelf fungi Common Names: Bracket fungi, shelf fungi, conks, oysters, wood rot fungi, sulphur shelf, birch bracket, dryad’s saddle, artist’s conk, turkey tail. Taxonomy: Kingdom: Fungi. Phylum: Basidiomycota. Class: Agaricomycetes. Order: Polyporales. Family: Polyporaceae. Genus: Polyporus. … Continue reading

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Ireland’s First Mythical Inhabitants: The Fomorians | Faerie Lore

Ireland’s First Mythical Inhabitants: The Fomorians Faeries, God/desses, Monsters, Mythology, Selchies, The Fomorians, The Undead | Tags:battles, Eire, fae, faerie races, Faeries, Fir Bolg, Fomorians,ghouls, Goddesses, Gods, Invasions of Ireland, Ireland, mermaids, Nemeds, Partholons, pirates, sea pirates, Titans, Tuatha de Danann 4500 B.C.E. to ca. 500 B.C.E. The Mythological Cycle: The understanding of the folktales, folklore, myths, and legends of “Otherworldly” creatures who landed … Continue reading

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Wax Jasmine: Jasminum simplicifolium

Jasminum simplicifolium in * Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * – April 2011 Jasminum simplicifolium: Jasmine Common Names: Wax Jasmine, Simple Jasmine, Jasmine. Taxonomy: Kingdom: Plantae; Angiosperms; Eudicots; Asterids; Lamiales; Oleaceae; Jasmineae; Jasminum simplicifolium. Other species include Jasminum abyssinicum (Forest … Continue reading

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Wild Hogs/Mega Hogs

      Taxonomy: Animalia – Chordata – Mammalia – Artiodactyla – Suidae – Sus scrofa.        Common Names: Wild Boar, Wild Pig, razorbacks, European boars.       Localities:   Wild boar are found worldwide. Native to the … Continue reading

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The Provocation: ‘Merry Christmas’ Simply Does Not Apply to a Pagan or a Jew

‘Merry Christmas’ Simply Does Not Apply to a Pagan or a Jew Baby New Year and Father Time. By Steve Provost The Provocation I, Marcus, was walking down the Appian Way one day just outside of Rome. The date? Just … Continue reading

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