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Topic: Raven

Ravens were cursed by Noah for not returning to the ark with news of the receding the flood.
Raven is both the symbol of the sun, and the symbol of a moonless night.
Raven is the fatal touch of the Calleach in winter, the wisdom of Odin, the vessel of prophecy given to a seer, the mighty protector of the Western Isles, and the healing message of an Indian shaman.
www.druidry.org /obod/lore/animal/raven.html   (4263 words)

 Common Raven: Wildlife Notebook Series - Alaska Department of Fish and Game
The raven is a permanent resident in Alaska, nesting from the Seward Peninsula and the Brooks Range throughout the mainland, south to Kodiak Island, throughout the Aleutian Chain and along the coast and mountains of Southeast Alaska.
Ravens are probably very long-lived in the wild; one captive bird died of old age at 29 years.
Ravens in the Interior begin displaying courtship behavior in mid-January, and by mid-March adult pairs are roosting near their nesting locations.
www.adfg.state.ak.us /pubs/notebook/bird/raven.php   (765 words)

 TitansGo.net :: Characters :: Raven
How Raven got from Azarath to Earth is unknown, but during the scuffle with Starfire in “Go!”, she was the only one to point out to Robin that the alien girl was cuffed.
Throughout season 1, Raven remained somewhat distant from Cyborg, until his prized creation, the T-car, was stolen during a fight with Overload in “Car Trouble.” Scolding him, she reminds him it was “just a car,” causing Cyborg to walk out on the others to find his baby.
The burden that Raven is forced to carry in the form of her father’s legacy greatly influences her relationships with the other Titans.
www.titansgo.net /characters.php?id=27   (1639 words)

 Titans Tower: Raven
Raven is the daughter of a union between Trigon the Terrible, a powerful extra-dimensional being, and Arella, a woman who was seduced by a satanic cult to try to bring Satan to earth.
Raven, a mysterious dark-haired girl whose cloaked costume resembles a bird, is the child of a union between Trigon, a merciless demonic being, and Arella, a misguided Earth woman.
Raven's greatest victory came when she succumbed to her father's power, then fought back and won, forever freeing her-self of his evil and at long last allowing herself to experience emotions of her own.
www.titanstower.com /source/whoswho/raven.html   (6971 words)

Raven knew Kid Flash would be essential to the team she needed, but he had retired from heroics, determined to focus on his studies.
Raven’s soul, cleansed of her father’s evil, became a conduit through which the souls of all of Azarath came to corrupt Trigon with purity and “destroy the Destroyer of Worlds” (The New Teen Titans v.2 #1–5, 1984–1985).
Raven was killed, and the evil in her soul took possession of a new body.
www.hyperborea.org /flash/raven.html   (917 words)

 Ravens, crows, wildlife information - DesertUSA
The raven is often confused with its close relative, the crow, but there are major differences between the two species that are apparent when crows and ravens are seen together.
Ravens are considered among the most intelligent of all birds; like crows, they can learn to imitate a variety of sounds, including the human voice.
The raven flew over to the top of the tree and started to croak and pound its bill on the dead limbs in the tree.
www.desertusa.com /mag99/oct/papr/raven.html   (784 words)

 Raven-Games.com - Raven-Games Articles
Since Raven is home to some serious Star Wars fanatics, I knew the game was going to remain totally faithful to the Star Wars universe and contain some amazing artwork.
Raven put a different skin on one Rodian to make two total, but when you throw 50-100 in an entire game to battle the player, it gets annoyingly repetitive.
From the start, it is evident that Raven put a loving touch on this game to insure a blissful marriage between action and story.
www.raven-games.com /jkii.php   (1611 words)

 Tarot Readings by Raven Shine - Psychic Channel and Medium
Raven Shine and her guides offer workshops in channeling through automatic handwriting—Let Your Handwriting Be Your Guide!™.
While Raven has experience in several metaphysical arts, she is particularly dedicated to the profound and practical wisdom found in the tarot.
Raven's mission is to teach people how to create their future through the exploration of unlimited, creative possibilities rather than offering limiting predictions.
www.ravenshine.com   (362 words)

 Raven in Mythology
Ravens, the largest of the family, reaching as much as 3 feet from beak to tail, form groups as juveniles, pairing off into lifelong monogamous and extremely territorial relationships at around the age of three.
Raven appears as one of the forms of the god Ninsubur in Semitic tales, and the raven, crow and rook all appear in the flood tale of Siberian myth, not one of them returning to the ark, as they were far too busy eating carcasses of drowned animals.
The constancy of Raven is his quest to fulfil an appetite - whether this be food, news, the sight of the slain on the battlefield, spirits of the dead for the Underworld, healing or prophecies of the future.
www.ravenfamily.org /nascakiyetl/obs/rav1.html   (3201 words)

 Obsidian Software: random test generator for processor verification.
RAVEN is used for functional verification of complex processors.
RAVEN eliminates the overhead of an internal tools group developing and maintaining a custom tool, while leveraging proven technology.
As verification engineers change positions, RAVEN retains detailed knowledge of the core, allowing recently assigned engineers to quickly reuse or develop tests for a new version of the core without learning all of the core's historical features and complex interactions.
www.obsidiansoftware.com /raven.htm   (380 words)

 Corvus corax English
The raven is believed to be intelligent and regarded as the king of Corvidae family.
The wolf, the eagle, the salmon, the bear, the dear, and all the animals of the land and of the sea.
The raven has a [feather called] lævedolge by means of which it finds meat and knows where the wolf goes at night.
web.telia.com /~u85903393/corvus_english.html   (1541 words)

 Raven Duclos Psychic Services
Raven gives you descriptions, memories, circumstances of their passing and other details only the spirits connected to you can give.
Raven is nationally known and has been involved with the local community donating readings at the MDA Annual Black and Blue Ball as well as reading listeners on WQLL 96.5 and WGIR a.m.
Raven knows how powerful and healing these sessions are and that is why she feels it is important for her to do this She will try to accomodate everyone as much as possible.This is strictly for loss due to suicide for now.
www.ravenduclos.com   (1098 words)

 Raven-Symone Biography | That's So Raven | Bio | Picture | Music | Disney | Cheetah Girls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Raven played the part of Olivia until 1992, when The Cosby Show went off the air.
During her time on that show, Raven also managed to land her first big screen role in the movie The Little Rascals.
If that's not enough, Raven is also a member of the all-girl band, The Cheetah Girls, who have their own CD and two Disney Original TV movies!
www.kidzworld.com /article/4424-raven-symone-biography   (476 words)

 NATURE. Ravens. The Bird in Black | PBS
In NATURE's RAVENS we see zoologist Bernd Heinrich of the University of Vermont work with ravens to see whether they could learn to distinguish between strings bearing food and strings bearing rocks and modify their behavior based on their understanding.
For example, the researcher flushed a bird off a frozen chunk of suet and observed upon inspection that the raven used its beak to carve a precise groove around the fat, allowing it to carry off a large chunk at once instead of several small morsels to eat one at a time.
Ravens were asked to perform a task -- opening a box to get a reward -- and then teach the behavior to their fellow birds.
www.pbs.org /wnet/nature/ravens/ravens.html   (358 words)

 Sindar Raven of Caber Feidh
Raven actually shared some of Lillie's traits, being a true "Princess of the Sindar Barn." After Lillie went to the Bridge at age 12, Raven promptly moved onto my bed, informing me that all bed dogs in our home had to be Sindar barn princesses.
Raven has gone on to become my best friend, always sleeping on the bed with me, and always the one nearest me during the day.
Unfortunately it was not to be, as Raven was diagnosed on May 31, 2005 with osteosarcoma in her left rear leg, at the hock.
www.caberfeidh.com /Raven.htm   (425 words)

 The Poe Decoder - "The Raven"
The man welcomes the raven, and is afraid that the raven will be gone in the morning, "as [his] Hopes have flown before"; however, the raven answers, "Nevermore." The man smiled, and pulled up a chair, interested in what the raven "meant in croaking, ‘Nevermore.’" The chair, where Lenore once sat, brought back painful memories.
In "The Raven" it is important that the answers to the questions are already known, to illustrate the self-torture to which the narrator exposes himself.
Poe also considered a parrot as the bird instead of the raven; however, because of the melancholy tone, and the symbolism of ravens as birds of ill-omen, he found the raven more suitable for the mood in the poem (Poe, 1850).
www.poedecoder.com /essays/raven   (1483 words)

 Raven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Raven is a build tool for Java programs based on Rake and Ruby Gems.
Raven gives you a small library of Rake tasks that you can use to compile your java classes, build a jar file, build a war file, produce javadoc, wrap the jar you built in a Gem,...
Update Raven to use this repository for the dependencies automatic downloads.
raven.rubyforge.org   (264 words)

 Raven Laboratories :: Home
Raven has been involved in the production of sterility assurance products since 1949 and is committed to providing the highest quality products and services to its clients.
Raven's products are marketed directly and through over 70 independent representatives worldwide.
Raven's Quality System is registered to ISO 13485:2003 standards.
www.ravenlabs.com   (279 words)

 Raven-NYC Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Raven has played host to Open Mics, political meetings, fund raisers, and some of the coolest DJs in NYC.
Raven was open during the worst snow storms, on holidays, and most memorably on 9/11.
Running Raven was never easy for Ria and myself, but we did manage to build a successful business in a very competive neighborhood.
www.raven-nyc.com /ravenhome.htm   (532 words)

 All About Birds
The largest of the songbirds, the Common Raven is one of the most widespread species in the world, found across North America and Eurasia, southward into Central America and northern Africa.
The Common Raven had nearly disappeared from the northeastern United States in the early part of the 20th century.
Ravens have been implicated in causing power outages by contaminating insulators on power lines, fouling satellite dishes at the Goldstone Deep Space Site, peeling radar absorbent material off buildings at the Chinal Lake Naval Weapons center, pecking holes in airplane wings, and stealing golf balls.
www.birds.cornell.edu /AllAboutBirds/BirdGuide/Common_Raven.html   (370 words)

 Raven, MP3 Music Download at eMusic
Raven were considered one of the brightest hopes in the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, but bad decisions and musical inconsistency would de-rail their once-promising career, turning the trio into just another small -- albeit important -- footnote for this important genre.
Raven formed in late 70's Newcastle, England by brothers Mark (guitar) and John Gallagher (bass/vocals) along with drummer Rob "Wacko" Hunter.
Raven gradually relinquished their pop-metal aspirations, but by the time they attempted a full return to their roots with 1988's Nothing Exceeds Like Excess, their momentum had been irretrievably lost, along with drummer Wacko.
www.emusic.com /artist/10563/10563183.html   (394 words)

 Tlingit: Raven, the Tlingit Creation Story
Raven wanted this water because there was none to drink in this world, but Petrel always slept by his spring, and he had a cover over it so as to keep it all to himself.
So Raven dreamed a dream which infomed him that a lot of people were coming to fight with him, and, when such people really did make their appearance, he told his companion to run out.
Raven saw where it was kept, but first he went to the town and spoke kindly to the owner of it.
www.wsu.edu:8001 /~dee/NAANTH/TLRAVEN.HTM   (8507 words)

 The Raven @ Marty Angelo Ministries
Raven manager, Marty Angelo met him in 1967 while trying to arrange a booking for the band at 'Steve Paul's Scene' in New York City.
Raven eventually moved from Buffalo to New York City in 1968 and became the house band at the 'Scene'.
Raven became so popular on the East Coast that English bands coming to the United States for exposure asked for Raven to open their shows.
www.martyangelo.com /raven.htm   (1535 words)

 ENEMY, NEVERMORE: Raven UAV Gets the Drop on IEDs
For troops raised with a Playstation in their hands, the Raven UAV is as easy to control as moving a joystick and looking at a screen.
The Raven can see beyond the building … to where two terrorists with their AK-47s are running to engage the patrol.
The Raven three different cameras that attach to the nose of the plane, an electrical optical camera that sends data either through a nose camera or a side camera, an infrared camera in the nose, and a side-mounted IR camera.
www.military.com /soldiertech/0,14632,Soldiertech_Raven,,00.html   (823 words)

 Raven-Symone Photos - Raven-Symone News - Raven-Symone Information
Raven was featured on the March 2007 issue of Ebony Magazine.
Raven: We have a fan base that has followed us from the first movie, so in a sense we’re like that underground cover group that someone is always watching.
The teen comedy hit stars Raven as Raven Baxter, an eccentric and offbeat teenager who has the ability to foresee flashes of the future.
www.tv.com /raven-symone/person/4451/summary.html   (638 words)

 NATURE. Ravens | PBS
Long recognized as one of the most intelligent birds, the raven also has a less than savory image throughout history as a scavenger that does not discriminate between humans and animals.
Ingenious and versatile, ravens are members of the crow family, which includes jays and magpies.
As scavengers, ravens know how and when to take advantage of other animals to help them cadge a meal they couldn't otherwise reach.
www.pbs.org /wnet/nature/ravens   (232 words)

 NPR : Edgar Allen Poe's 'Raven', Present at the Creation
But late in his career "The Raven" made Poe so popular that children would chase the author until he would turn around, raise his arms and yell "Nevermore." Yet despite the popularity of that dark and haunting poem, Poe remained a poor man.
He says one of the reasons the author was so poor is that he would often spend months working on a poem, only to be paid a few dollars from the reviews or newspapers that would publish it.
In an essay called "The Philosophy of Composition," written a year after "The Raven" was published, Poe implied that writing the poem was a methodical process, like solving a math problem, and that he wrote the end of it first.
www.npr.org /programs/morning/features/patc/raven   (645 words)

 Raven Golf Clubs - Arizona, Florida, Colorado, Canada, West Virginia Golf Courses
More than a symbol, the Raven is a commitment to provide discerning players with extraordinary golf experiences — Golf experiences unique to their environments with superior course conditioning and exemplary guest service.
To achieve Raven status, a golf facility must be memorable, playable, challenging and pleasing to the player.
Additionally, to retain Raven status, each Raven golf course must pass a comprehensive annual 136-point inspection, which evaluates every aspect of the golf operation.
www.ravengolf.com   (188 words)

 Raven Custom Pool Cue and Billiard Cues with Discount Internet Store
RAVEN Custom Cues uses only legally obtained materials like elephant ivory and exotic woods to build cues.
RAVEN Cues are built to the highest standards.
RAVEN Custom Cues are featured in the 3rd Edition of the Blue Book of Pool Cues.
www.ravencues.com   (1337 words)

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