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The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

By |2019-01-20T23:17:47+00:00January 20th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World as listed by Hellenic culture, described as a remarkable feat of engineering with an ascending series of tiered gardens containing a wide variety of trees, shrubs, and vines, resembling a [...]

Frankenstein and the Birth of Modern Science

By |2018-09-07T00:20:39+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein when she was just 18, and it is often read as a gothic horror story and a prophetic warning about the dangers of taking science too far. Author Suzanne Burdon, however, argues that the book can teach us a lot about [...]

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

By |2018-08-13T17:39:26+00:00August 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+00:00August 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 History of Comics

By |2018-08-08T23:12:12+00:00August 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 [...]

Climate Change: Impacts and Solutions

By |2018-07-29T21:58:16+00:00July 29th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Climate change can be defined as a change in climate variables, especially temperature and rainfall that occur gradually over a long period of time between 50-100 years. The changes caused by human activity (anthropogenic) should be understood, especially those related to fossil fuel consumption and [...]

9 Ways to Find Peace of Mind

By |2018-07-04T11:01:36+00:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The mind is like an ocean. For most people, the mind is constantly moving, just like water, without ever coming to a rest. It is stirred up by our restless and rushing thoughts, just like waves on the shore. Our desires and fears do not [...]

The Social Impact of Reggae Music in Worldwide Culture

By |2018-06-19T22:15:41+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Music, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Reggae music blew up with a bang to the resistance movement against imperialism in the 1960s. It started in Kingston, Jamaica, and has conquered the world and acquired an emblematic Rastafarian character, but an understanding of its fundamental nature is still lacking. At each phase [...]

16 Aldous Huxley Quotes to Make you Question Everything

By |2018-06-14T14:21:32+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer, novelist, and philosopher. Huxley was a humanist and pacifist. He became interested in spiritual subjects such as parapsychology and philosophical mysticism, and in particular universalism. By the end of his life, Huxley was widely acknowledged as one of [...]

The Real Meaning Of Freedom.

By |2018-06-09T16:37:27+00:00June 9th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

People speak about freedom, but few of them understand the true meaning of freedom. Many simply believe freedom means to be free from a tyrannical government. But as long as there is any form of government, one cannot be free. For many people, they are [...]