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QiQi
photo12website0The Qi is the circulating life force whose existence and properties are the basis of much Chinese philosophy and medicine, like in Feng shui.

QilinQilin
photo1website0A Qilin (aka Kylin, Kirin, or Kỳ lân) is a chimeric hoofed creature from the Chinese folklore but as well found in various cultures of East Asia (Japan, Korea…). They say he appears at the arrival of a sage.…

no photoQinggong
photo0website0Qinggong (aka The ability of lightness) is a martial art technique that is often used in Wuxia in an exaggerated manner. In these stories, characters can move quickly and lightly with superhuman speed and glide o…

no photoQuark star
photo0website0A quark star (or strange star) is a hypothetical type of exotic star composed of quark matter, or strange matter.. The term "strange" here should be understood only as the name of quark particles that make up the…

QuetzalcoatlQuetzalcoatl
photo2website0Quetzalcoatl is the plumed serpent god of the Toltec and Aztec civilizations. Traditionally the god of the morning and evening star, he later became known as the patron of priests, inventor of books and of the c…

QuickeningQuickening
photo6website0The Quickening (in the franchise of Highlander) is a phenomenon that happens as an immortal decapitates one of its own. He receives all the power and knowledge than the other Immortal has accumulated throughout h…

no photoQuidditch
photo0website0Definition of Quidditch, but also books, videos and web sites to illustrate it.

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