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New Years Eve Day Traditions Around the World and Their Origins

By |2019-01-10T03:51:31+03:00January 1st, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

In many countries around the world, New Years Eve Day is celebrated on 1st January with fireworks and festivities the evening before. But this is not the only type of New Years Eve day celebration and not everyone celebrates on 1st January. Here we look [...]

An Overview of Magical Plant Mandragora Officinarum

By |2019-12-19T04:19:48+03:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mandrake is the common name for members of the plant genus Mandragora, particularly the species Mandragora officinarum, belonging to the nightshade family. Because mandrake contains deliriant hallucinogenic tropane alkaloids such as atropine, scopolamine, apoatropine, and hyoscyamine, and the roots sometimes contain bifurcations causing them to [...]

6 of the World’s Most Mysterious Standing Stones

By |2020-01-24T01:17:32+03:00April 26th, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

Standing stones, stone circles, and megaliths have been discovered across the world, but scientists and historians continue to debate their purpose, construction, and meaning. Many theories have been put forward for these creations, from astronomical sites to places of ritual and worship But perhaps even [...]