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What is Secondary Consciousness?

By |2019-03-13T04:03:57+03:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Secondary consciousness is an individual's accessibility to their history and plans. The ability allows its possessors to go beyond the limits of the remembered present of primary consciousness. Primary consciousness can be defined as simple awareness that includes perception and emotion. As such, it is [...]

Guarana Health Benefits

By |2019-03-10T06:16:51+03:00March 10th, 2019|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Guarana is an effective energy booster. Guarana seeds are rich in caffeine and contain up to 4-8% caffeine, more than coffee beans, which contain approximately 1-2.5% caffeine. The seeds are also rich in tannins and xanthine alkaloids theophylline and theobromine. The Guarana fruits color ranges [...]

Vastu Shastra: The Science of Architecture

By |2019-03-06T15:34:35+03:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Vastu Shastra (vāstu śāstra) is a traditional Hindu system of architecture which literally translates to "science of architecture." These are texts found on the Indian subcontinent that describe principles of design, layout, measurements, ground preparation, space arrangement, and spatial geometry. Vastu Shastras incorporate traditional Hindu [...]

Xenophobia: The Fear of the Unfamiliar

By |2019-03-05T04:39:21+03:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Xenophobia is the fear and distrust of that which is perceived to be foreign or strange. Xenophobia can involve perceptions of an ingroup towards an outgroup and can manifest itself in suspicion of the activities of others, and a desire to eliminate their presence to [...]

Hexagram Symbol – The Star of Creation

By |2019-03-02T03:26:23+03:00March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A hexagram (Greek) or sexagram (Latin) is a six-pointed geometric star figure with the Schläfli symbol {6/2}, 2{3}, or {{3}}. Since there are no true regular continuous hexagrams, the term is instead used to refer to the compound figure of two equilateral triangles shown to [...]

Zircon Stone Healing and Metaphysical Properties

By |2019-02-27T18:03:27+03:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In ancient time, Zircon was known as “Hyacinth”. Perhaps, it is the most undervalued stones among other colorful and sparkling stones. These crystals are very popular due to their colorless effect, as it closely resembles diamonds and are used in jewelry and ornamentation. Clear and [...]

The History of Penicillin

By |2019-02-26T17:50:03+03:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

The history of penicillin follows a number of observations and discoveries of apparent evidence of antibiotic activity in molds before the modern isolation of the chemical penicillin in 1928. There are anecdotes about ancient societies using molds to treat infections, and in the following centuries, [...]

Kekulé’s Ouroboros Dream and the Structure of Benzene

By |2019-02-25T17:02:26+03:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Friedrich August Kekulé, later Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz was a German organic chemist. From the 1850s until his death, Kekulé was one of the most prominent chemists in Europe, especially in theoretical chemistry. Kekulé's most famous work was on the structure of benzene. In 1865 [...]

Anadenanthera Peregrina (Yopo) Traditional Uses

By |2019-02-24T05:26:30+03:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Anadenanthera peregrina, also known as yopo, cohoba, parica or calcium tree is a perennial tree of the genus Anadenanthera native to the Caribbean and South America. It grows up to 20 m (66 ft) tall, and has a horny bark. Its flowers are pale yellow [...]

Friday the 13th: An Unlucky Day in Western Superstition.

By |2019-02-23T15:47:43+03:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition. It occurs when the 13th day of the month in the Gregorian calendar falls on a Friday, which happens at least once every year but can occur up to three times in the same [...]