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Carnyx: A Wind Instrument of the Iron Age Celts

By |2019-09-17T04:25:48+03:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Music|Tags: , , , , |

The carnyx was a wind instrument of the Iron Age Celts, used between c. 200 BC and c. AD 200. Carnyx was a type of bronze trumpet with an elongated S shape, held so that the long straight central portion was vertical and the short [...]

The British Invasion: From the Beatles to the Rolling Stones

By |2019-06-24T05:14:44+03:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , |

The British Invasion was a cultural phenomenon of the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom and other aspects of British culture became popular in the United States and significant to the rising "counterculture" on both sides of the Atlantic. Pop [...]

Ixchel: Mayan Goddess of Medicine

By |2019-05-18T05:24:34+03:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ixchel or Ix Chel is the 16th-century name of the aged jaguar goddess of midwifery and medicine in ancient Maya culture. She corresponds, more or less, to Toci Yoalticitl "Our Grandmother the Nocturnal Physician", an Aztec earth goddess inhabiting the sweatbath, and is related to [...]

Top 13 Quotes by Joan Baez

By |2018-09-09T13:21:16+03:00September 9th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Joan Baez is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice. Joan Baez has performed publicly for over 60 years, releasing over 30 albums. Fluent in Spanish and English, she has also recorded songs [...]

22 Countries In The World Without An Army

By |2018-07-01T10:44:29+03:00July 1st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , |

The Armed Forces have become an indispensable part of almost every nation in the world. A country’s strength is often measured by the strength of its army. Each country wants to have more powerful weapons than the other. Countries often spend millions in order to [...]

Chaos Theory and the Butterfly Effect

By |2018-06-14T01:36:28+03:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , |

It has been said that “little things are merely the causes of great things” and that the smallest actions can result in tremendous consequences. Therefore, some people argue that there are no such things as “little” or “insignificant” in the world that we live in [...]

5 Interesting Facts About Soul Music

By |2018-06-13T19:00:54+03:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , |

Soul music emerged in the late 1950s and remained popular through the 1970s when it was eventually eclipsed by styles like funk and disco. Soul was a major force in pop music history thanks to labels like Stax and Motown and exhibited many different variations [...]

17 Quotes That Will Change Your Thinking by Jiddu Krishnamurti

By |2018-07-02T19:57:38+03:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Jiddu Krishnamurti was a great philosopher, public speaker, and writer. In his early life, he was groomed to be the new World Teacher but later rejected this mantle and withdrew from the Theosophy organization behind it. His subject matter included psychological revolution, the nature of [...]