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Alice in Wonderland – One of the Best-Known Novels

By |2020-05-02T15:09:47+03:00May 2nd, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. Alice in Wonderland tells of a young girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a subterranean fantasy world [...]

Top 14 Gabrielle Roth Quotes

By |2020-06-26T01:57:06+03:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Gabrielle Roth was an American dancer and musician in the world music and trance dance genres, with a special interest in shamanism. Born in San Francisco, Gabrielle Roth was originally inspired to dance, aged seven, by seeing a ballerina through the window of a dance [...]

Ecstatic Dance: Traditions and Reception

By |2020-05-01T19:48:23+03:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Consciousness, Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ecstatic dance is a form of dance in which the dancers, sometimes without the need to follow specific steps, abandon themselves to the rhythm and move freely as the music takes them, leading to trance and a feeling of ecstasy. The effects of ecstatic dance [...]

The Sick Building Syndrome Phenomenon

By |2020-04-30T14:04:02+03:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sick building syndrome (SBS) is a common worldwide health concern. Under the Sick Building Syndrome phenomenon, the people in a building suffer from symptoms of illness or become infected with chronic disease from the building they work in or reside in. Many cases involving fatalities [...]

Banaue Rice Terraces – The Eighth Wonder of the World

By |2020-05-04T08:02:35+03:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

The Banaue Rice Terraces are terraces that were carved into the mountains of Banaue, Ifugao, in the Philippines, by the ancestors of the indigenous people. The Banaue Rice Terraces are occasionally called the "Eighth Wonder of the World". It is commonly thought that the terraces [...]

Theremin – The Invisible Musical Instrument

By |2020-04-27T19:24:50+03:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge, Music|Tags: , , , |

The theremin is an electronic musical instrument controlled without physical contact by the thereminist (performer). It is named after its inventor, LĂ©on Theremin, who patented the device in 1928. The instrument's controlling section usually consists of two metal antennas that sense the relative position of [...]

Historia Plantarum – An Important Book of Natural History

By |2020-04-26T15:09:59+03:00April 26th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants|Tags: , , , , , , |

Theophrastus's Enquiry into Plants or Historia Plantarum (Greek: Peri phyton historia) was, along with his mentor Aristotle's History of Animals, Pliny the Elder's Natural History and Dioscorides's De materia medica, one of the most important books of natural history written in ancient times, and like [...]

Shangri-La – A Mythical Himalayan Utopia

By |2020-04-26T11:08:47+03:00April 25th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Shangri-La is a fictional place described in the 1933 novel Lost Horizon by British author James Hilton. Hilton describes Shangri-La as a mystical, harmonious valley, gently guided from a lamasery, enclosed in the western end of the Kunlun Mountains. Shangri-La has become synonymous with any [...]