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Dream Work Correspondences Masterpost

Crystals:

  • Agate: induces dreams, prevent nightmares
  • Albite: dreams, lucid dreaming, astral projection
  • Amethyst: vivid dreams, prevents insomnia, prevents nightmares, dream divination
  • Ametrine: helps to understand dreams
  • Angel Phantom Quartz: general dream work, lucid dreaming, angel communication, prevents nightmares
  • Angelite: astral projection
  • Benitoite: astral travel
  • Black Tourmaline: induces sleep, prevents nightmares
  • Blue Apatite: dreams that will help solve problems creatively, induce happy dreams
  • Blue Calcite: astral travel, induces dreams
  • Bustamite: induces dreams
  • Calcite: induces dreams
  • Chrysoprase: peaceful sleep, prevents nightmares
  • Clear Quartz: induce dreams, astral travel, dream recall, vivid dreams
  • Danburite: induces sleep, lucid dreaming
  • Dioptase: vivid dreams
  • Dream Quartz: dream enhancement, dream divination, healing dreams, prevents nightmares, past life work via dreams, dream manifestation, astral travel
  • Emerald: general dreamwork, prevents nightmares
  • Fluorite: protection during sleep, prevents nightmares, promotes deep sleep
  • Garnet: induces dreams
  • Goshenite: induces dreams
  • Green Jade: general dream work, dream divination, dream recall
  • Hemimorphite: entering the dream state, dream divination and visions, angel and spirit communication in sleep and dreams
  • Herkimer Diamond: general dream work, astral travel, induces dreams, vivid dreams, lucid dreaming, dream recall
  • Holley Blue Agate: general dreamwork
  • Iolite: aids with sleep disorders, induces sleep, astral projection
  • Jet: astral projection, protection in sleep
  • Labrodite: astral travel, vivid dreams, aids in dream interpretation
  • Lazulite: general dream work, astral travel, dream recall, lucid dreaming
  • Lepidolite: aids with sleep disorders, prevents nightmares, prevents confusion in dreams
  • Malachite: prevent nightmares, halts repeating nightmares, dream recall, induce sleep
  • Moldavite: entering dream state, dream messages, vivid dreams, enhancing dream work and dream spells, guidance through dreams
  • Moonstone: brings dreams, lucid dreaming, peaceful sleep, prevents insomnia
  • Muscovite: aids with sleep disorders, sleep inducement
  • Opal: astral travel, brings happy dreams
  • Peacock Obsidian: astral travel
  • Picture Jasper: general dream work, brings dreams of memories
  • Purple Jade: induces dreams
  • Prehnite: dreams, dream recall
  • Rhodizite: astral travel
  • Rhodonite: general dream work, lucid dreaming, helps with interpreting messages of dreams
  • Rose Quartz: prevents insomnia, pleasant dreams
  • Sapphire: astral travel, dream recall
  • Scolecite: induce sleep, dream recall, lucid dreaming, messages from dreams
  • Smoky Quartz: induces dreams, prevents nightmares
  • Sphene: dream recall
  • Stilbite: induces dreams
  • Sugilite: induces dreams
  • Tabular: astral travel
  • Zircon: induces sleep

Herbs:

  • African Dream Bean: lucid dreaming, spirit communication through dreams
  • Anise: prevents nightmares
  • Ash: prevents nightmares, dream divination
  • Ashwagandha: induce sleep
  • Bay: general dream work and spells, dream divination
  • Blue Lotus: prevents insomnia, induces sleep, lucid dreaming
  • Bracken: bright dreams with answers to problems, protection in sleep, prevents nightmares
  • Buchu: dream divination
  • *California Poppy: induces sleep, prevent insomnia
  • Clary Sage: vivid dreams, strange dreams
  • Cayenne: induces sleep, prevents nightmares
  • Cedar: prevents nightmares, strengthens psychic powers in sleep, protection when sleeping
  • Chamomile: induces calming sleep, prevents nightmares
  • Cinquefoil: brings restful sleep, dream divination
  • **Datura: lucid dreaming
  • Flax: prevents nightmares
  • Garlic: prevents nightmares, protection during sleep, induces sleep
  • Ginkgo Biloba: induce dreams, vivid dreams
  • **Heliotrope: dream divination
  • **Holly: dream divination
  • Huckleberry: make dreams come true
  • *Hyacinth: nightmare prevention, helps one to recover after a nightmare
  • Jasmine: restful sleep, pleasant dreams, induces sleep, induces dreams, dream divination
  • *Kava Kava: induces sleep (do not use if you have liver issues or on prescriptions!)
  • *Kanna: prevents nightmares
  • Lady’s Slipper: induces sleep, prevents nightmares
  • Lavender: induces sleep, prevents insomnia
  • Lemon Balm: induces sleep, refreshing sleep, prevents nightmares
  • Lemon Verbena: dreamless sleep, dream suppression
  • Lemongrass: dream inducement
  • Magnolia Bark: induces sleep
  • **Mandrake: sleep inducement, protection during sleep, dream divination
  • Marigold: dream divination, protection from dream magick and spells
  • *Mexican Dream Herb: clearer dreams, dream memory, lucid dreaming
  • Mimosa: dream divination
  • **Mistletoe: prevent nightmares, prevent insomnia
  • *Morning Glory: prevent nightmares
  • Mugwort: dream divination, astral projection, lucid dreaming, psychic and spiritual dreams
  • Mullein: prevents nightmares, protection during sleep, keeps nocturnal demons at bay
  • Mustard Seed: prevents nightmares
  • Onion: dream divination, protection during sleep
  • Passionflower: sleep inducement, calm dreams
  • Peony: protects from nocturnal demons notably incubi
  • Peppermint: dream divination, induces sleep
  • *Poppy Seeds: vivid dreams, induces sleep
  • Purslane: prevent reoccurring nightmares, keep away nocturnal spirits
  • Rose: induces dreams of love, dream divination in terms of romance and love
  • Rosemary: prevent nightmares, protection during sleep, past life work in dreams
  • Sage: peaceful calm dreams, helaing in dreams, prevents nightmares
  • Siberian Ginseng: induces sleep, prevents nightmares
  • *Skullcap: prevents nightmares
  • St. John’s Wort: dream divination in terms of love
  • *Tobacco: prevents nightmares
  • Valerian Root: lucid dreaming, sleep inducement, dream recall
  • Vervain: prevents nightmares, dream divination
  • Wild Asparagus: dream inducement, lucid dreaming, flight in sleep, astral travel
  • Wood Betony: prevent nightmares, protection during sleep
  • Yarrow: dream divination

**poisonous, do not eat!

*potentially toxic or dangerous, use with caution!

Foods:

  • Almonds: induces sleep[, induces dreams
  • Banana: induces sleep, promotes painless sleep, induces sleep
  • Blueberries: induces dreams
  • Cherry: induces dreams, induces sleep
  • Chicken: induces dreams, lucid dreams
  • Dairy Products: induces sleep
  • Eggs: induces dreams
  • Halibut: induces sleep
  • Kale: induces sleep
  • Kidney Beans: lucid dreaming
  • Lamb: lucid dreaming
  • Lettuce: induces sleep
  • Oats/Oatmeal: induces dreams
  • Passion Fruit: induces sleep, prevents insomnia
  • Pistachios: induces sleep
  • Pretzels: induces sleep
  • Pumpkin Seeds: lucid dreaming
  • Red Radish: vivid dreams
  • Shrimp: vivid dreams, induces dreams
  • Soy Sauce: induces dreams
  • Soybeans: lucid dreaming
  • Sunflower Seeds: vivid dreams
  • Tofu (cooked): lucid dreaming
  • Tomato: induces sleep
  • Tuna: induces sleep
  • Turkey: induces sleep, induces dreams, lucid dreaming
  • Rice: Induces sleep
  • Salmon: Induces sleep

Animals:

  • Bat: dreaming
  • Beavers: subconscious thoughts, dreams
  • Groundhog: heightens dreams and states of mind
  • Leopard: communication in dreams, movement in dreams, sensitivity of the unconscious mind
  • Lizard: “Dream Walker”; dream messages, represents the dream realm
  • Lynx: insight of dreams, unconscious knowledge, dream interpretation
  • Mink: understanding your dreams while dreaming
  • Owl: messages through dreams, astral projection
  • Spiders: prevents nightmares, wards off evil and harm during sleep
  • Swan: dream interpretation, dream recall

Essential Oils:

  • Anise: induces sleep
  • Catnip: vivid dreams
  • Cedarwood: vivid dreams
  • Cinnamon: vivid dreams
  • Clove: induces sleep
  • Clary Sage: induces sleep
  • Eucalyptus: vivid dreams
  • Helichrysum: prevents insomnia, induces dreams
  • Jasmine: induces dreams
  • Junipher: vivid dreams
  • Lavender: induces dreams, lucid dreaming
  • Lemon Balm: vivid dreams
  • Mugwort: lucid dreaming, astral projection
  • Nutmeg: vivid dreams
  • Orange: vivid dreams
  • Palo Santo: induces sleep
  • Patchouli: lucid dreaming
  • Peppermint: vivid dreams
  • Rose: induces sleep, lucid dreaming, dreams related to love
  • Rosemary: vivid dreams
  • Sandalwood: induces sleep
  • Yarrow: vivid dreams
  • Ylang Ylang: vivid dreams

Incense:

  • Ambergris: induces dreams
  • Bay: dream divination, brings visions
  • Cedar: prevents nightmares
  • Dittany of Crete: astral projection
  • Jasmine: dream divination, astral projection
  • Lavender: induces sleep
  • Opium: dream divination, lucid dreaming, induces dreams, induces sleep, dream spells of all kinds
  • Passionflower: induces sleep
  • Rose: dream divination
  • Rosemary: induces sleep, pleasant dreams, prevents nightmares
  • Sandalwood: astral projection

*Burn incense with caution please. Burn it before going to bed and make sure it is extinguished before you go to sleep for safety reasons.*

Metals:

  • Silver: prevent nightmares, protection during sleep, induces dreams, psychic dreams, visions, dream divination

Colors:

  • Blue: astral projection
  • Indigo: dream divination
  • Silver: dreams
  • Yellow: dream divination, creative vivid dreams
The neural network will name your next band

An important part of starting a new band is choosing an appropriate name. It is crucial that the name be unique, or you could risk at best confusion, and at worst an expensive lawsuit.

The neural network is here to help.

Prof. Mark Riedl of Georgia Tech, who recently provided the world a dataset of all the stories with plot summaries on Wikipedia, (enabling this post on neural net story names) now used his Wikipedia-extraction skills to produce a list of all the bands with listed discographies - about 84,000 in all.

I gave the list to the Char-rnn neural network framework, and it was soon producing unique band names for a variety of genres. Below are examples of its output at various temperature (i.e. creativity) settings.

Temperature 1.1

This is about as high as the creativity setting can go before most of the band names are unpronounceable jumbles. These are some fine band names, highly suitable for whatever the heck their genres are supposed to be.

Spice Green Robinson
Gloome Schronnana
Boofpas
The Freights
Nighty Daggers
The Loveburners of Internal Watch
Foxettes Ratimot Secret singer band
The Dougloco
The Theps
Choconard Leach
Rhoudemsquat
Terrerssky?
Flemz
Mighty Chipping Baker
Bop Gray (band)

Temperature 1.0

With the creativity turned down a bit, the band names are still weird, but a bit more plausible. Their genres can sometimes be identified.

For example, I think these are probably traditional Irish bands?

The Durks of Audun Green
Sherry of Shinking Feavan
The Shurping Laudst

And these might work as metal bands:

Rabidass (band)
Killerlet (musician)
Brokin’s Killer
Flish Lipe
Supervillin
Girl Dead

These are perhaps a bit less scrutable.

Dr Overhard
The Arce (band)
The Tree Misters
Reilling Ef (rapper)
Flim Brothers
Ching Mage
Nan Edwards (folk singer)
Nittle Bizzy
The Dinlakoposseps
Skins of Space
Michael Porker
The Lost singers
The Nutlet Band
The Rogue Orchestra
The Fuman.A.I.((band)
Vervoly Brown (urtist)
Boohalloid (group)
The Ballening Birds
Lice Stepley

Temperature 0.9

With the creativity turned down a notch further, the band names become even more plausible. You could probably convince me that these exist.

No Andrew Newson
Fuzion (band)
The Wurfywinders
Clay Fights
Berry Stitcher
Something Rothers
The Awl
The Thingsons
Switch’s Rich
Lug
Pond Billy
The Hums (band)
Northern Prince (Indian band)
Staff Killer

Temperature 0.6

Turn the creativity down another notch, and we start to edge toward the neural network’s idea of the most quintessential band names. Note that they’re still pretty weird.

Dub Arts
Sheet Rose
Heart Coil
Elliot Horse
Big Love
The Mothers (band)
The Time Stars
Hulls of Girls
Sucken (band)
Electric Sing Show
The Pans
Symphony No. 3 (Dinish band)
Hell Staple (band)
Peter Parker
Bad Head
The Out Cookers
Flower Shankar
The Hat Coles

Temperature 0.3

Now at a creativity setting of only 0.3, almost all the band names are variations on “The [Noun]”.

The Shines
The Deaths
The Dance (band)
The Livers (band)
The Stone Choir
The Shake Man (band)

Another strange thing happens, which is that the proportion of sharks goes way, way up. Apparently the neural network thinks that if you’re going to name a band, you can’t go wrong with sharks.

Johnny Shark
The Shark Charles
Shark Rander
The Shark (band)
Nicole Shark
Shark Gordon
Shark Taylor (musician)
The Shark Singers
Tony Shark

Temperature 0.01

And now we come to the lowest temperature setting, where the neural network’s output consists of the most-quintessential band name, repeated over and over. Throughout most of the training process, this name was “The Stars” and occasionally “The Brothers”, but there was one generation where the neural network repeatedly insisted that there was nothing… nothing more fundamental to music than the banjo-playing skills of:

Steve Martin (musician)
Steve Martin (musician)
Steve Martin (musician)
Steve Martin (musician)
Steve Martin (musician)
Steve Martin (musician)
Steve Martin (musician)
Steve Martin (musician)

Cross section of brain made with thousands of layers of gold leaf. Made by artist and neuroscientist Dr. Greg Dunn. Produced through a technique they call reflective microetching, the two cross-disciplinary artists track the neural choreography in the mind, creating brilliant images that glow with a metallic luminescence.The works depict a thin slice of the human brain at 22x the normal scale, each created through a combination of hand drawing, neuroscientific data, algorithmic simulation of neural circuitry, photolithography, strategic lighting design, and 1,750 sheets of 22k gold leaf.

Hey guys, I will be off of my computer and away from my tablet for a few days, but in the mean time, here is a WIP gift art piece I’m doing for Vic Mignogna.

He’s one of my favorite voice actors and has voiced my top favorite characters in animation.

So have an Edward Elric dressed Qrow watching as a Qrow Branwen dressed Edward struggles with Qrow’s weapon.

Done… FINALLY … I don’t have to stare at this anymore… ohwait this is my business card design for the upcoming convention.. nvm….  눈‸눈

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Listen, these two fucking destroyed me, now they’re a tree and I’m sobbing.

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