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The Tower of Babel

By |2020-03-17T14:53:05+03:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Tower of Babel narrative in Genesis 11:1–9 is an origin myth meant to explain why the world's peoples speak different languages. According to the story, a united human race in the generations following the Great Flood, speaking a single language and migrating westward, comes [...]

The History of Halley’s Comet

By |2020-03-16T17:12:13+03:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Halley's Comet or Comet Halley, officially designated 1P/Halley, is a short-period comet visible from Earth every 75–76 years. Halley is the only known short-period comet that is regularly visible to the naked eye from Earth, and the only naked-eye comet that might appear twice in [...]

The Magical Adder Stone

By |2020-03-15T15:31:22+03:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

An adder stone is a type of stone, usually glassy, with a naturally occurring hole through it. Such stones have been discovered by archaeologists in both Britain and Egypt. Commonly, they are found in Northern Germany at the coasts of the North and Baltic Seas. [...]

The Bermuda Triangle

By |2020-03-11T21:11:25+03:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil's Triangle or Hurricane Alley, is a loosely defined region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean. In Bermuda Triangle, a number of aircraft and ships are said to have disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Most reputable [...]

Telephone Phobia: The Fear of Making or Taking Phone Calls

By |2020-02-26T00:59:44+03:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Telephone phobia is a reluctance or fear of making or taking phone calls, literally, "fear of telephones". Telephone phobia is considered to be a type of social phobia or social anxiety. It may be compared to glossophobia, in that both arise from having to engage [...]

What is Thoughtography?

By |2020-02-25T03:50:04+03:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Thoughtography, also called projected thermography, psychic photography, is the claimed ability to "burn" images from one's mind onto surfaces such as photographic film by psychic means. While the term "thoughtography" has been in the English lexicon since 1913, the more recent term "projected thermography" is [...]

Deity Yoga – A Practice of Vajrayana Buddhism

By |2020-02-23T02:25:16+03:00February 23rd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Deity yoga is a practice of Vajrayana Buddhism involving identification with a chosen deity through visualizations and rituals and the realization of emptiness. According to the Tibetan scholar Tsongkhapa, Deity yoga is what separates Buddhist Tantra practice from the practice of other Buddhist schools. Deity [...]

Arcturus – One of the Brightest Stars in the Night Sky

By |2020-02-15T02:33:51+03:00February 15th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Arcturus is the brightest star in the constellation of Boötes, the fourth-brightest in the night sky, and the brightest in the northern celestial hemisphere. Together with Spica and Denebola (or Regulus, depending on the source), Arcturus is part of the Spring Triangle asterism and, by [...]

3 Grounding Techniques to Improve Our Mental Health

By |2020-02-13T16:52:26+03:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We see the terms “grounding techniques“, “grounding” and “grounded” gaining momentum in the mental health and wellness discourses lately. There is a very good reason for that. Modern life is characterized by frantic everyday rhythms, stress, anxiety, and a host of pathological conditions, either mental [...]