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The Parallel Universe: Facts and Theories

May 12th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

It would be simple to think that there was only one universe. However, signs point toward the parallel universe as a more probable reality. Could this be? We see the idea in science fiction movies, and now the notion of the parallel universe is common in other films as well. For many years, books have been filled with fantastical ideas of duplicate realities, and then [...]

Why the Introvert is so Underrate Today

May 11th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

The introvert is so underrated: 7 reasons we should appreciate them While many people see the extrovert as a ball of fun, the introvert can be just as interesting, but only in different ways. It is true that we all have a bit of an extrovert and introvert in our personalities. It is just that there’s more or less according to our characteristics and who [...]

The Red Thread of Fate

May 10th, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

The Red Thread of Fate, also referred to as the Red Thread of Marriage, and other variants is an East Asian belief originating from Chinese mythology. The Red Thread of Fate is commonly thought of as an invisible red cord around the finger of those that are destined to meet one another in a certain situation as they are "their true love". According to Chinese [...]

Astronomica – One of the Earliest Works on Astrology

May 9th, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Astronomica, also known as the Astronomicon, is a Latin didactic poem about celestial phenomena, written in hexameters, and divided into five books. The Astronomica was written c. AD 30–40 by a Roman poet whose name was likely Marcus Manilius; little is known of Manilius, and although there is evidence that the Astronomica was probably read by many other Roman writers, no surviving works explicitly quote [...]

Why I am Feeling Lost in Life and What Should I Do

May 6th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

If you’re feeling lost in life, you’re not alone, especially if you belong to the younger generation. More than ever people are disconnected from reality and caught up in a fantasy world where everything appears perfect. Everybody seems happy, everybody seems to be living their dream, to be successful, to be making money and to be having fun while they do it. The reality is [...]

The Concept of the Zodiac Man

May 4th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Sometimes depicted in writings and drawings from ancient classical, medieval and modern times, the Zodiac Man (Homo Signorum, or 'Man of Signs') represents a roughly consistent correlation of zodiacal names with body parts. The Zodiac Man appeared most frequently in calendars, devotional Books of Hours, and treatises on philosophy, astrology and medicine in the Medieval era. Before the emergence of scientific empiricism in the 17th [...]

Taweret – Egyptian Goddess of Childbirth and Fertility

May 3rd, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

In Ancient Egyptian religion, Taweret is the protective ancient Egyptian goddess of childbirth and fertility. The name Taweret (Tȝ-wrt) means "she who is great" or simply "great one", a common pacificatory address to dangerous deities. The deity is typically depicted as a bipedal female hippopotamus with feline attributes, pendulous female human breasts, the limbs and paws of a lion, and the back and tail of [...]

Alice in Wonderland – One of the Best-Known Novels

May 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 populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as [...]

Top 14 Gabrielle Roth Quotes

May 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 school, deciding that was her vocation. She found a book that showed the ballet positions and started to practice in [...]