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Nyifon language

Nyifon is a poorly known Jukunoid language of Buruku LGA, Benue State, Nigeria. There may have been about 1.000 speakers in the 1990s. The language is not reported in Ethnologue or Glottolog.


Shiroro languages

There are four basic divisions within Shiroro: Baushi cluster, Fungwa Ura Pongu Rin cluster, Gurmana Baushi is a language that constitutes half a dozen languages.


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Gurma languages

The Gurma languages form part of the Oti–Volta subgroup of the Gur languages. They are spoken in eastern Burkina Faso, northern Ghana, Togo and Benin and western Niger. The languages are: Konkomba Ngangam Ntcham Akaselem Nateni Gourmanchema Gurma ...


Ayizo language


Edekiri languages

The Edekiri languages are spoken in a band across Togo, Benin and Nigeria. The group includes: the Yoruba languages Ulukwumi, Mokole, and Yoruba, by far the largest of the cluster with about 25-35 million speakers. Itsekiri Nigeria, up to 1 milli ...


Morofo language


Saxwe language


Characters in fantasy novel series of the 21st century


Way Up High

Way Up High is a childrens book by American writer Roger Zelazny. It is one of two stories he wrote for children, the other being There Be Dragons, and one of three books without heroic protagonists. One thousand copies of each of the two books s ...



Dombeya wallichii is a flowering shrub of the family Malvaceae known by the common names pinkball, pink ball tree, and tropical hydrangea. Its native range includes India, East Africa, and Madagascar. The plant can grow 20 to 30 feet tall and has ...


Parachute penstemon

Penstemon debilis, the Parachute penstemon or Parachute beardtongue, is one of the rarest plants in North America, found only 5 places in the world, all of them located on the Roan Plateau in Garfield County, of Western Colorado. The Denver Botan ...


The Philosopher Kings (novel)

The Philosopher Kings is a fantasy/science fiction novel by the Welsh-Canadian author Jo Walton, published by Tor Books in June 2015. It is the second book of the Thessaly trilogy, sequel to The Just City, which was published a mere six months pr ...


Necessity (novel)

Necessity is a fantasy/science fiction novel by the Welsh-Canadian author Jo Walton, published by Tor Books in 2016. It is the conclusion of the Thessaly trilogy, and the sequel to The Just City and The Philosopher Kings, which were both publishe ...


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The Annals of the Heechee

The Annals of the Heechee is a science fiction novel by the American writer Frederik Pohl, published in 1987 by Ballantine Books. It is about a dead space explorers machine-stored version who is trying to discover why the Assassins, a mysterious ...


The Gateway Trip

The Gateway Trip is a collection of science fiction "tales and vignettes", including a novella, by the American writer Frederik Pohl. It was published in 1990 by Ballantine Books. It involves one of Pohls recurring creations, the Heechee universe ...


Paradise nut

Several species produce edible seeds and referred to by a variety of common names including paradise nut, monkey pot, cream nut, and sapucaia nut. Lecythis zabucajo is perhaps the most important edible species, but the seeds of L. ollaria and L. ...


Mars Plus

Mars Plus is a 1994 science fiction novel by American writer Frederik Pohl and Thomas T. Thomas. It is the sequel to Pohls 1976 novel Man Plus, which is about a cyborg, Roger Torraway, who is designed to operate in the harsh Martian environment, ...


Gaias Toys

Gaias Toys is a science fiction adventure by Rebecca Ore. The story is set in the near future when gene-hacking, medical nanotechnology, and environmental damage are commonplace. The lives of several of societys misfits intertwine in accelerating ...


The Other End of Time (novel)

The Other End of Time is a 1996 science fiction novel by American writer Frederik Pohl. It is the first novel in The Eschaton Sequence, which is about the adventures of Dan Dannerman, an American government agent of the near future who becomes in ...


The Siege of Eternity

The Siege of Eternity is a 1997 science fiction novel by American writer Frederik Pohl. It is the second novel in The Eschaton Sequence. The Eschaton Sequence is about the adventures of Dan Dannerman, an American government agent of the near futu ...


The Legend That Was Earth

The Legend That Was Earth is a novel by science fiction author James P. Hogan; it was published in 2000 by Baen Publishing Enterprises. It includes several themes common to science fiction, such as dystopias, alien encounters, and the distinction ...


The Boy Who Would Live Forever

The Boy Who Would Live Forever is a science fiction novel by the American writer Frederik Pohl. It was published in 2004 by Tor. It is about intrigues involving one of Pohls recurring creations, the Heechee universe. The Heechee are a fictional a ...


Halo: Cryptum


Halo: Primordium


The Girl with Borrowed Wings

The Girl with Borrowed Wings is the debut novel of Rinsai Rossetti. Written while she was in her teens, the Girl with Borrowed Wings was published in 2012 by Dial Press.


Halo: Silentium


Prophets of the Ghost Ants

The novel is set on the planet Earth in a distant future following a massive astroid impact that has reduced land mass and extinguished all reptilian, avian and mammalian life. The one exception to mammalian extinction is humans which have adapte ...


In Our Hands The Stars



Eriocaulon is a genus of about 400 species commonly known as pipeworts, of monocotyledonous flowering plants in the family Eriocaulaceae. The genus is widely distributed, with the centers of diversity for the group occurring in tropical regions, ...


List of Maximum Ride characters

Maximum "Max" Ride is the leader of the flock. In the first book, she is 14 but turns 15 in Fang. She has sun-streaked brown hair and chocolate brown eyes. She is 58", a little over 90lbs with a wingspan of 13 feet. Her wings are tan with brown s ...


Pink Family

Caryophyllaceae, commonly called the pink family or carnation family, is a family of flowering plants. It is included in the dicotyledon order Caryophyllales in the APG III system, alongside 33 other families, including Amaranthaceae, Cactaceae, ...


Porcelain flower

Hoya bilobata, commonly known as wax plant or porcelain flower, is a smaller species of the genus Hoya native to the Philippines. Hoya bilobata is just one of over 200 species of the genus Hoya.


Susanna and the Elders (van Dyck)

Susanna and the Elders is a c.1621-1622 oil on canvas painting by Anthony van Dyck, now in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich, which acquired it in 1806 from the Dusseldorf Gallery.


Films based on Vertigo titles


Skybound Entertainment

Skybound Entertainment is the company behind the long-running comic, The Walking Dead, created by Robert Kirkman. Since the company’s founding in 2010, Skybound has developed properties in traditional and new media, including comics, gaming, tele ...


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Pincushion tree

Hakea is a genus of about 150 species of plants in the Family Proteaceae and are endemic to Australia. They are shrubs or small trees with leaves that are sometimes flat, otherwise circular in cross section in which case they are sometimes divide ...



The Reichsannalen are a class of annals composed anonymously in the Carolingian Empire throughout the 9th century. They first appeared under Pepin the Short in 741 and became ubiquitous at monasteries throughout the empire in the following decade ...


Annales guelferbytani

The Annales guelferbytani are a set of Latin annals covering the years 741–805 that were composed in Regensburg, the capital of the Duchy of Bavaria, in 812–13. They are found in a manuscript of the ducal library of Wolfenbuttel, which contains f ...


Annales laureshamenses

The Annales laureshamenses or Annals of Lorsch are a set of Reichsannalen that cover the years from 703 to 803, with a brief prologue. The annals begin where the "Chronica minora" of the Anglo-Saxon historian Bede leaves off - in the fifth year o ...

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