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Top 15 Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes

October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist. Thich Nhat Hanh has published more than 100 books, including more than 40 in English. He is active in the peace movement, promoting nonviolent solutions to conflict. He also refrains from animal product consumption (veganism) as a means of nonviolence towards animals. Nhất Hạnh was born in the city of Huế in Central Vietnam in 1926. [...]

Atlas: The God with the World Upon His Shoulders

October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In Greek mythology, Atlas was a Titan condemned to hold up the sky for eternity after the Titanomachy. Although associated with various places, he became commonly identified with the Atlas Mountains in northwest Africa (modern-day Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia). Atlas was the son of the Titan Iapetus and the Oceanid Asia or Clymene. He had many children, mostly daughters, the Hesperides, the Hyades, the Pleiades, [...]

13 Psychic Abilities You Might Have Without Even Realizing It

October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you ever wonder if you have psychic abilities? Do you tend to shrug off déjà vu experiences, or consider instances of your spot-on intuition as just coincidences? Do you ignore the unusual things you experience or take a deeper look? A large majority of us have enhanced psychic abilities in some shape or form, and it is usually an adult, guardian or parent that [...]

5 Incredible Health Benefits of Basil

October 21st, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Basil is one of the most commonly consumed herbs and one of the most well-loved herbs as well! Basil has the ability to add a nice Italian flare to just about any dish and tastes amazing chopped and added to a freshly made vegan pizza. What most people don’t know is that as they are enjoying basil they are actually doing their body some good! [...]

Antikythera Mechanism: The World’s First Computer

October 21st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

The world’s first computer was discovered on 17 May 1902 in a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, to the great puzzlement of archaeologists at the time. Since then, we have learned a great deal more about the sophistication of this ancient astronomical computer, known as the Antikythera Mechanism. At over 2000 years old, the very existence of the Antikythera Mechanism was a surprise. [...]

Healing Properties and Uses of Rose Quartz Crystal

October 19th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Rose quartz is a type of quartz that gets its pink color from microscopic inclusions of aligned silicate mineral fibers. The color can range from almost white to a beautiful, deep pinkish-red. Rose quartz tends to be smoky or translucent, rather than transparent. It is often found in large chunks, allowing very large gemstones to be cut from it. The healing properties and uses of [...]

Winter Solstice History and Cultural Significance

October 19th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The winter solstice, also known as midwinter, is an astronomical phenomenon marking the day with the shortest period of daylight and the longest night of the year. It occurs when one of the Earth's poles has its maximum tilt away from the Sun. It happens twice yearly, once in each hemisphere. In the Northern Hemisphere this is the December solstice and in the Southern Hemisphere, [...]

10 Ways to Use Banana Peels

October 18th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

The most common thing to do with banana peels is to throw them in the trash. However, there are various miraculous uses for this frequently-overlooked product. The peels can be used in your kitchen as a cleaning product or in your beauty routine. We collected the most practical uses for banana peels that will definitely change how you feel about this fruit. 1. They help [...]

Interesting Facts About Joan of Arc

October 18th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , |

Joan of Arc is one of the most notable figures of the medieval period and French history. She was called in the service of her country by Saints and unhesitatingly gave up her life for voices she believed in. She was called the Maid of Orleans, by the soldiers, she led. Early Life Joan was born on 6th January 1412 to Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle [...]