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Disco Music Evolution, Origins and Cultural Significance

By | 2018-08-15T18:47:18+00:00 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 [...]

Gaia: The Ancestral Mother of All Life

By | 2018-08-14T12:14:15+00:00 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 [...]

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

By | 2018-08-13T17:39:26+00:00 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 [...]

Futurism Art Movement

By | 2018-08-13T00:48:36+00:00 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 [...]

The Fascinating Life of Nikola Tesla

By | 2018-08-11T14:53:49+00:00 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 [...]

Raja Yoga: The Highest State of Yoga Practice

By | 2018-08-10T23:13:57+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In Sanskrit texts, Raja yoga refers to the goal of yoga (which is usually samadhi) and not a method of attaining it. The term also became a modern retronym, when in the 19th-century Swami Vivekananda equated raja yoga with the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Since [...]

Sirius: The Dog Star

By | 2018-08-10T12:10:29+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The effect of Sirian energy and influences generated during 1993 / 1994 (the last cycle when Sirius A and B were closest), created renewed interest in this most influential heavenly body. The history books and religions of the world have had much to say about [...]

The History of Comics

By | 2018-08-08T23:12:12+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

The history of comics has followed different paths in different parts of the world. It can be traced back to early precursors such as Trajan's Column, in Rome, Egyptian hieroglyphs, and the Bayeux Tapestry. Early narratives in art An example of an early precursor to [...]

The Mysterious Underground City of Derinkuyu

By | 2018-08-07T11:39:24+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

In the Cappadocia region of Turkey there is a town called Derinkuyu; and beneath Derinkuyu there is a city, vast and deep, of ancient design, preserved to this day. The mystery of who built it and why remains, although scholars have their theories. The region [...]