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The History of Herbalism

August 16th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Substances|

The history of herbalism is closely tied with the history of medicine from prehistoric times up until the development of the germ theory of disease in the 19th century. Modern medicine from the 19th century to today has been based on evidence gathered using the scientific method. Evidence-based use of pharmaceutical drugs, often derived from medicinal plants, has largely replaced herbal treatments in modern health [...]

Disco Music Evolution, Origins and Cultural Significance

August 15th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , |

Disco music originated from a fusion of music forms in the Northeastern U.S. that became a nationwide phenomenon in the 1970s. Disco music can be described as a genre of music which contains the elements of funk, soul, pop, and salsa. It started in the US in the mid-1960s, a, d its popularity rose in the mid-1970s. Initially, it was popular among the American club [...]

What is Cosmic Consciousness?

August 14th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This exalted, blissful experience comes through intuition or Samadhi. The lower mind is withdrawn from the external, objective world. The senses are abstracted in the mind. The individual mind becomes one with the cosmic mind or Hiranyagarbha or the Oversoul, the Soul of the Universe, the one common thread-soul or Sutratma. The function of the intellect, the objective mind, and the senses are suspended. The [...]

Gaia: The Ancestral Mother of All Life

August 14th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

In Greek mythology, Gaia (from Ancient Greek Γαῖα, a poetical form of Γῆ Gē, "land" or "earth"), also spelled Gaea, is the personification of the Earth and one of the Greek primordial deities. Gaia is the ancestral mother of all life, the primal Mother Earth goddess. She is the immediate parent of Uranus (the sky), from whose sexual union she bore the Titans (themselves parents [...]

15 Stephen Hawking Quotes About Life, God, and the Universe

August 13th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Stephen Hawking was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author. He was director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge at the time of his death. Stephen Hawking achieved commercial success with several works of popular science in which he discusses his own theories and cosmology in general. His book A Brief History of Time appeared on the British [...]

Futurism Art Movement

August 13th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Futurism was an avant-garde art movement which was launched in Italy, in 1909, although parallel movements arose in Russia, England and elsewhere. It was one of the first important modern art movements not centered in Paris - one reason why it is not taken seriously in France. Futurism exalted the dynamism of the modern world, especially its science and technology. Futurist ideology influenced all types [...]

The Power of Selenite Crystal

August 12th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Selenite is not only beautiful, it is one of the most powerful and versatile stones to work with. Its name comes from Selene, the Greek Goddess of the Moon. It has a soft pearlescent glow similar to moonlight and it embodies many healing properties. Selenite, also known as “Gypsum”, is found in many locations around the world. Selenite is a multipurpose stone with a strong [...]

The Many Uses Of Eucalyptus Tree

August 11th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Most people readily recognize the scent of eucalyptus, but many don’t realize that this evergreen tree also has a wide variety of uses. Koala bears typically come to mind when thinking about eucalyptus, although it is used by humans as well. The most common type of eucalyptus, known as the Blue Gum tree, grows primarily in Australia and Tasmania, although there are over 300 known [...]

The Fascinating Life of Nikola Tesla

August 11th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

Nikola Tesla left the world at the age of 86 with more than 300 patents under his belt. Some of them included creations such as wireless power, the radio, X-ray, remote control, electric motor, the rotating magnetic field, neon lamp, and much more, which makes him one of the greatest inventors of all times. His life story is by no means an ordinary one, and [...]