Publicity photo of Rod Serling for Night Gallery
1. Latin: “New Life”, also La Vita Nuova - “The New Life”.
2. a text written by Dante Alighieri in 1295 - it was an expression of the mediaeval genre of courtly love in a prosimetrum style (a literary piece made up of alternating passages of prose and poetry).
the performing of experiments on animals, especially the lower animals.
Etymology: Ancient Greek zoo- (zoon - animal) + -pery (from peiran - to experiment).
Worlds Of Fear (1952-1953)
Front and back covers for Star Trek II Short Stories and Star Trek III Short Stories, a pair of books aimed at the young readers’ market. None of the writing is the stuff of legend, but it’s competent and better than quite a few of the novels aimed at adults.
Office Chair Ghost Rider by bear65
1. unification; to make into one.
2. the unifying power of imagination.
Etymology: supposedly invented by romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) from the Greek eis ev plattein, “make or shape into one”.
SYBILLINE [also SIBYLLINE]
1. coming from, characteristic of, or relating to a sibyl, i.e. a female prophet.
2. prophetic; oracular; making pronouncements or predictions as if by special inspiration or authority.
3. having a secret or hidden meaning; obscure; mysterious; cryptic.
Etymology: Latin Sibyllīnus pertaining to a sibyl, ultimately from ultimately from Greek Sibulla.
Rudolfsteam by Felideus
"Behold the Ingenious Rudolfsteam Sled Apparatus, the extraordinary vehicle designed in 1880 by Sire Nicholas Sinterklaas Noël. An extremly contaminant, unconfortable and beautiful device feeded by a magic mushroom engine."