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 Man in the Moon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Man in the Moon is an example of pareidolia.
The Man in the Moon is a figure resembling a human face, perceived in the full Moon in some cultures.
An image of the Man in the Moon in the film Le Voyage dans la Lune. /wiki/Man_in_the_Moon   (197 words)

 The Moon
The moon's gravity is one-sixth that of the Earth's; a man who weighs 180 lbf (pound-force) on Earth weighs only 30 lbf on the Moon.
The Moon was heavily bombarded early in its history, which caused many of the original rocks of the ancient crust to be thoroughly mixed, melted, buried, or obliterated.
The Moon is 384,403 kilometers (238,857 miles) distant from the Earth. /eng/moon.htm   (2472 words)

 Man in the Moon (Middle-earth) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tolkien's Middle-earth folklore as set forth from the Hobbots, the Man in the Moon is described as being an old being who secretly hid on the island of the Moon, and built his minaret there.
Combined with the Elven lore, as presented in the legendarium of Silmarillion, the Man in the Moon of the Hobbits' tales must have his origins in the legend of Tilion the Maia.
This is alluded to further in Tolkien's Roverandom, where the Man in the Moon also lives in a Minaret. /wiki/Man_in_the_Moon_(Middle-earth)   (160 words)

 The Moon in Science Fiction
Earth is menaced by a collision, and the Moon is involved in the prevention effort.
First he was kidnapped by an ancient, self-aware starship masquerading as Earth's moon.
"Goro Beltram was the scum of the Earth. /moon/sf_moon.html   (8600 words)

 Moon Lore: Moon Spots: II. The Man in the Moon
Illustrious man in the moon I he has lifted our thoughts from earth to heaven, and we are reluctant to leave him.
This belief prevails as far south as Panama, for the inhabitants of the Isthmus of Darien have a tradition that the man in the moon was guilty of gross misconduct towards his elder sister, the sun.
In Tobler's account the man was given the choice of burning in the sun, or of freezing in the moon; and preferring a lunar frost to a solar furnace, he is to be seen at full moon seated with his bundle of sticks on his back. /astro/ml/ml06.htm   (8860 words)

 NASA's Cosmicopia -- Ask Us -- Earth and Moon
From The Nine Planets, the diameter of the Earth is 12,756 km, and the diameter of the Moon is 3,476 km.
It's Moon's gradient of its gravity that is causing Earth's tides.
The Earth and the Moon revolve around the center of mass (CM) of the Earth/Moon system, which in turn is revolving around the CM of the solar system, which in turn is revolving around the CM of the Galaxy... /qa_earth.html   (10674 words)

 Encyclopedia of Arda: The Moon
According to the legends of the Elves, Tilion was an unsteady steersman, sometimes dwelling overlong beneath the Earth, or appearing in the sky at the same time as the Sun.
The hobbits had their own tales about the Moon as well, singing songs about a jolly but unpredictable being they named the Man in the Moon.
This peculiar figure seems to be an echo of the being described in the Elves' stories, the Maia and hunter Tilion, wayward steersman of the Moon. /arda/m/moon.html   (473 words)

 Man in the Moon
man in the moon is the keeper of the souls of men and animals.
In Malaysia, the man in the moon is an old hunchback sitting beneath an inverted banyan tree.
The man in the moon is usually seen as an old man carrying a bundle of sticks upon his back, sometimes carrying a forked stick /ceres/html/maninmoon.html   (691 words)

 The Moon Landings Were NOT Faked
First, the lunar surface is not flat and from the location of the middle of the frame here, it is apparent that the relatively short Pete Conrad is probaby standing on higher ground than his taller crewmate Alan Bean.
The Earth also adds some fill light to the shadows, but the Sun dominates the lighting on the Moon.
In fact, there was plenty of dust, but the moons' regolith is rather densely packed due to billions of years of gardening and a lack of air on the moon. /~jscotti/NOT_faked   (5684 words)

The synthesizing activity for "The Man in the Moon" is a creative writing assignment crafted to incorporate moon facts, history, science, point of view, and imagination.
"The Man in the Moon" unit builds on the students' existing schema of the moon and creates an environment where teachers coach students in framing their new knowledge.
Students will be assessed on their understanding of the concepts explored in "The Man in the Moon" unit. /classes/AuthEd/Moon/Moon.html   (1788 words)

 DVD Review - From the Earth to the Moon
We learn that the Russians' goal is nothing short of landing a man on the moon, and the American space program is woefully behind.
All of NASA's hopes for the future (more moon missions, a lunar base, a manned mission to Mars) were dashed when Congress decided to pull the plug on its support and funding.
the story of a trip from the Earth to the moon. /reviews/fromtheearthtothemoon.html   (3447 words)

 Special Message to Congress on Urgent National Needs
First, I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth.
But in a very real sense, it will not be one man going to the moon--if we make this judgment affirmatively, it will be an entire nation.
But all of you have lived through the last four years and have seen the significance of space and the adventures in space, and no one can predict with certainty what the ultimate meaning will be of mastery of space. /j052561.htm   (4561 words)

 FanFiction.Net Story : Very Secret Diary Of Horses of Middle Earth!
Arod is mad, but I say at least man not so greasy no more, he clean up nice enough.
Arod think she likes him, I have no heart to tell him she likes greasy man. Fear it would kill him.
Plus greasy man. But we no talk of greasy man. It make Arod so mad. /s/1702984/1   (4561 words)

Right now his father, the man his sons called Tata, smiled at him, and although at this moment his heart was filled with something warm that drew him towards the gray-haired man, the young manís thoughts up to this point had been of how Tata had been forced to leave Guatemala against his own desire.
The Guatemalan postal service was dead to the father and son because the man whose eyeball Tata pulverized was well connected.
Tata looked over their light-brown curls at their father, his own son, whose smile, while not as toothy or yellow or confident as his, otherwise matched his own smile perfectly. /100stories/tata   (4561 words)

 Drug History
Psalms, 104:14-15: "Thou dost cause grass to grow for the cattle and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food from the earth, and wine to gladden the heart of man.
In fact, a distant descendant of Hippocrates' prescriptions was the use of antimony salts in elixirs (alcoholic solutions) advocated by Basilius Valentius in the middle of the 15th century and by the medical alchemist Phillippus Aureolus Paracelsus (born Theophrastus Bombast von Hohenheim, in Switzerland, 1493-1541).
The effect is the same on the white man, though the white man being further evolved it takes longer time to reduce him to the same level." Negro leaders join the crusade against alcohol. /drughistory.php   (4561 words)

 Food Thing
So far, all approaches to the problem of Man's ecological relationship to the earth have followed the traditional pattern of Western science: The microscopic classification of objects and events into tiny categories and the inability to form a conception of something without tearing it to pieces.
India is a classic example of this thinking carried to an extreme; it is one of the few nations on earth where a man can see God and at the same time remain oblivious to the misery of his fellow man.
Its origins are lost in the dim recesses of prehistoric time, although recent investigations in the Middle East indicate that is originated in Northern Egypt and Syria. /arc/5436   (4561 words)

 The Manly Men of Myth and Middle-Earth
In so much, the manly men of Middle-earth were a bit humbler than the manly men of myth and folklore.
Beowulf is an unusual man. He has the grip of thirty men, and he vows to fight the monster without weapons and armor.
He is a brave man, who confronts Beowulf's company alone, while his men wait behind him. /article.cfm/tolkien/64032   (4561 words)

 Test page for user account mjsnow
The tavern also had an unusual hearth room where the cooking was done in the middle of the room.
These evangelical religious revivals began in the Middle colonies and were spread south by such inspirational speakers as George Whitefield.
They appealed mainly to the lower classes, arguing that if man was equal in the site of God, man should be equal in the site of man. They criticized gambling and ostentatious displays of wealth - the very things the landed gentry used to define their position in society. /~mjsnow   (11402 words)

 Beowulf: Lines 229 to 606
I never saw more of an earl over the earth than is yours, a man in war-gear.
Every wise man remenbers him well, wide throughout the earth.
That is no hall-man, become of weapons, unique appearance, unless his appearance belie him. /english/oeoe/english311/606.html   (2515 words)

 Passaconaway in the White Mountains
By their own greed, unscrupulousness and rum, the whites debauched the red man. On good authority it has been said that a trader could lock up his post, full of valuable articles, and the next year find it untouched, unless by chance some white should discover it, in which case it surely would be looted.
By this time the murderer had regained his senses and expressed himself as "sorry for the poor white man and willing to die for the crime." Nor was this said with the idea that penitence would save him, for, being condemned to death, in his last words he expressed sorrow for the victim.
A glaring moral weakness in a majority of the English settlers was their inability to distinguish one red man from another. /PASSChap1.htm   (2515 words)

 Friends Reunited Co Uk
Alchemy 117: rifying the two parts of man's soul, man could be reunited with God.
Fobia 1: man. They separated after ''Amor Chiquito'' and reunited in 2003.
Friends Reunited 1: Founded by Steve and Julie Pankhurst, '''Friends Reunited ''' is a BritainBritish web site that hel 3: service, and a genealogy element, '''Genes Reunited ''' which allows users to trace their family tre 5: d for the comments that they have made on Friends Reunited about other people {{fn3}}. /side38935-friends-reunited-co-uk.html   (691 words)

 Middle-earth Mythology - Elros
Since he was son of Elwing the elf and Eärendil the Man, he got the choise; Man or Elf?
Elros chose to be a man, and is counted among men, so why is he listed with the elves? /middle-earth/character.php?id=70&Specie=   (177 words)

 Moon (Middle-earth) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Man in the Moon is even described in those writings, as being an old Elf who secretly hid on the island of the Moon, and built his minaret there.
This is alluded to further in Tolkien's Roverandom, where the Man in the Moon also lives in a Minaret.
The Moon was valued as higher than the Sun by the Elves, both because it came from the Elder Tree, and because it rose first: it was made in memory of the Elves. /wiki/Moon_(Middle-earth)   (385 words)

 Forests of Middle-earth
Eilenach was in the middle, surrounded by pine trees.
His call was answered by Tom Bombadil, who rescued Merry and Pippin by singing to Old Man Willow and telling him to release the Hobbits.
Old Man Willow was the most dangerous of these, and he had spread his dominion over all of the Old Forest. /forests.html   (385 words)

An All-American athlete who was kidnapped from Earth and thrust into the middle of a raging war on the distant Planet Mongo.
Driven mad with the knowledge of Earth's imminent demise, it was Dr. Zarkov who forced Flash and Dale to accompany him on his spaceship to change the course of the approaching Mongo.
Caught between the forces of Prince Barin, the rightful ruler of Mongo, and Ming the Merciless, self-proclaimed emperor of the universe, this ordinary man became a hero by displaying extraordinary courage. /features/comics/fgordon/charactMaina.htm   (385 words)

 Objects of Middle-earth
The star upon the Man's brow in the Hobbits' vision was the Elendilmir, and it may be that the Man who wore it was Aragorn, the Heir of Isildur.
The Ring of Barahir was kept by the descendants of Beren and Luthien.
In 1976, the Ring of Barahir was given to Elrond at Rivendell for safekeeping along with the other heirlooms of the House of Isildur: shards of Narsil, the star of Elendil, and the Sceptre of Annuminas. /objects.html   (5643 words)

 Dawn Elements
Werewolves are said to have the strength of a beast, the cunning of a man, and the ferocity of a rabid dog.
It is believed that a man with the curse of the wolf will, on moonlit nights, take werewolf form.
Although there have been rumors of such creatures being amiable, the general consensus is that werewolves are a danger to all and should be eliminated on sight. /features/media/dawn.shtml   (245 words)

 Middle Earth, Week 4
Daewen engaged the swordsman and, it seemed the shadow, the troll moved but slowly, and so that left the rest of us to cope with the seven orcs, three of whom were noticeably larger than the other four.
There were a grand total of seven orcs, one troll, one Viking-looking man, and this giant shadow who seemed to be the boss.
The shadow crumpled and congealed into a man in a black cloak sprawled on the ground. /~evholmes/Tuesday/Tolkien/Tolkien-4.html   (1156 words)

 Other Groups of Men of Middle-earth
Grimbeorn ruled many Men who lived in the Vales of the Anduin between the Misty Mountains and Mirkwood.
After the battle, Beorn resumed the form of a Man and he returned home accompanied by Gandalf and Bilbo.
In his original form as a Man, Beorn was large with strong arms and legs and he had black hair, bushy eyebrows, and a beard. /othermen.html   (1156 words)

 Forests of Middle-earth
Eilenach was in the middle, surrounded by pine trees.
His call was answered by Tom Bombadil, who rescued Merry and Pippin by singing to Old Man Willow and telling him to release the Hobbits.
From Tom, they learned that the Old Forest had once been part of a vast woodland and that the ancient trees that remained resented the peoples who walked the earth. /forests.html   (4307 words)

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