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The History of Vodka

By |2019-09-26T02:17:50+03:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Vodka is a clear distilled alcoholic beverage that originates from Poland and Russia. Vodka is composed primarily of water and ethanol, but sometimes with traces of impurities and flavorings. Traditionally it is made by distilling the liquid from cereal grains or potatoes that have been [...]

Remedies and Tips to Prevent Snoring

By |2019-09-22T04:56:11+03:00September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Snoring is not just annoying for those around you, but it may prevent you from getting the best sleep possible. It can affect your health and well-being leaving you feeling unrested throughout the day. You might not be aware you snore but at some point [...]

What is Visual Memory?

By |2019-08-25T01:34:00+03:00August 25th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Visual memory describes the relationship between perceptual processing and the encoding, storage, and retrieval of the resulting neural representations. Visual memory occurs over a broad time range spanning from eye movements to years in order to visually navigate to a previously visited location. Visual memory [...]

Hypnotherapy: Types and Uses

By |2019-08-08T02:01:04+03:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Hypnotherapy is a type of complementary and alternative medicine in which the mind is used to help with a variety of problems, such as breaking bad habits or coping with stress. It is used for a wide variety of applications, and studies into its efficacy [...]

The History of Wine

By |2019-07-29T03:57:55+03:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The altered consciousness produced by wine has been considered religious since its origin. The ancient Greeks worshiped Dionysus or Bacchus and the Ancient Romans carried on his cult. Consumption of ritual wine was part of Jewish practice since Biblical times and, as part of the [...]

The Brief History of Beer

By |2019-05-21T03:22:56+03:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

As almost any cereal containing certain sugars can undergo spontaneous fermentation due to wild yeasts in the air, it is possible that beer-like drinks were independently developed throughout the world soon after a tribe or culture had domesticated cereal. Chemical tests of ancient pottery jars [...]

Homeopathy Types, Benefits, and Risks

By |2018-10-10T13:39:25+03:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

Homeopathy is a 200-year old healing modality that involves taking medications that are derived from natural sources. These very mild medicines work to stimulate the healing responses of the body so that it corrects the ailments and illnesses by itself. FDA-approved, homeopathy is being widely [...]

A Brief History of Heavy Metal Music

By |2018-10-11T15:59:37+03:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , |

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Britain’s post-war economic boom began coming to an end. This period of economic decline continued into the early 1980s, marked by a rise in unemployment, inflation, and labor strikes. During this time, options for working-class youths were limited, [...]

Ayurveda: A Science of Life

By |2018-06-17T14:07:36+03:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Thousands of years before modern medicine provided scientific evidence for the mind-body connection, the sages of India developed Ayurveda, which continues to be one of the world’s most sophisticated and powerful mind-body health systems. More than a mere system of treating illness, Ayurveda is a [...]

Biofeedback Therapy Benefits, Uses and How Does It Work

By |2018-05-26T23:16:02+03:00May 26th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Biofeedback therapy teaches individuals how to improve their physical and mental health by controlling their bodies. Normally, certain autonomic bodily functions happen without conscious thought, such as heart rate, blood pressure, and digestion. Biofeedback therapy increases awareness of these functions, so individuals can learn to [...]