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You Have The Power: A Defense For Christians Doing Magick
Recently, Pope John Paul II created a flap when he pronounced, when speaking to some visiting group, that we needed to remember that God includes both genders, and that the feminine aspect of the Deity was as important as the masculine aspect which has become,...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
White Light Shields
[On White Light & Purity As Defensive Measures] This article grew from an informal reply to a simple question posed to me some time ago. The question was: "Please explain why you say that purity of spirit and calling down the white light are not...
Psychic Abilities >> Psychic Protection
Psychic Self Defence
This article is a companion to my article "Wards 101", which was published in the February `96 edition of Rainbow Wind Magazine . "Wards 101" is concise, reasonably well-written, and contains all the information you need to ward yourself...
Psychic Abilities >> Psychic Protection
Hypnosis, volition, and mind control.
5.1. Is the hypnotist in control of me? The exact nature of what we experience as 'will' or volition is anage-old philosophical problem that has yet to be resolved by brain scientistsor psychologists. Some aspects of hypnotic responding point out weaknesses...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
The PK Man Seen From an African Perspective
I have been fortunate over the past ten years to have had the opportunity to study the shamanism used in the rain forest of southwestern Nigeria. This is the traditional home of the Yoruba Nation which is one of the largest cultural groups in Western Africa...
>> Psychic Abilities
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
Basics of Magick: The Use of Color in Magick
White | Silver | Grey | Pink | Red | Purple | Brown | Blue | Green | Yellow | Gold | Black In magick, colors represent certain energies, goals, people and non-physical beings, such as deities or spiritual forces. For this reason, you should include candles,...
Symbology >> Colorology

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Secrets of Bombardier beetle's superheated defensive spray revealed
The bombardier beetle has a unique defensive mechanism. It induces a chemical explosion inside its shell to create a boiling, toxic liquid which it sprays at its aggressor.
How some beetles produce a scalding defensive spray
Bombardier beetles, which exist on every continent except Antarctica, have a pretty easy life. Virtually no other animals prey on them, because of one particularly effective defense mechanism: When disturbed or attacked, the beetles produce an internal ...
Absurd Creature of the Week: This Beetle Fires Boiling Chemicals Out of Its Bum
There are hundreds of species of bombardier beetles all over the world, with various defensive mechanisms. Some have non-explosive, foamy excretions of chemicals, while others like the African bombardier beetle can actually aim their explosive spray in ...
Bombardier Beetles Shoot Searing Toxins At Their Enemies
Plenty of animals spray noxious chemicals at predators, but the bombardier beetle's biologic weaponry—consecutive, searing, toxic smoke bombs—gives skunks, poison-dart frogs and even spitting cobras a run for their money. And now thanks to high-speed ...
Acid-spewing beetles inspire new defense tactic for ATMs
Inspired by the bombardier beetle's defense system, Stark's team developed an anti-vandalism mechanism for ATMs using several layers of plastic. If the plastic's surface is damaged, it will release hot foam aimed at the vandal's face.

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Bombardier beetle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
[edit]. The full evolutionary history of the beetle's unique defense mechanism is unknown, but biologists ...
How some beetles produce a scalding defensive spray | MIT News
Apr 30, 2015 “Their defensive mechanism is highly effective,” Arndt says, making bombardier beetles “invulnerable to most vertebrates, and invertebrates” ...
Secrets of Bombardier beetle's superheated defensive spray revealed
May 12, 2015 Researchers have discovered how the bombardier beetle is capable of producing a unique defensive mechanism, whereby the beetle induces ...
The Bombardier Beetle Myth Exploded | NCSE
Thus Gish is maintaining that the bombardier beetle juggles four chemicals in its defense mechanism. The hydrogen peroxide and hydroquinone spontaneously ...
How bombardier beetles bomb - YouTube
Apr 30, 2015 Lizard + Bombardier beetle + Bird + Blender = DRAGON OMFG .... Ugh, so they hurt these beetles, so they activate their defensive mechanism?

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