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Surrealist artworks and thought-provoking movies that will make you question reality and yourself

Why Creative Inspiration Often Stems from Melancholy

By | January 9th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

I find creative inspiration in melancholy. Despite the scientific claim that a stable mind is most productive, I see chaos as the true artist! I love being melancholy and dark. I no longer wish to deny my affection to the bleak side of my personality. Even though most people feel that I am twisted to [...]

Top 8 Movies about Mental Illness That Will Take You into the Deepest Realms of the Human Psyche

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , |

Do you like movies about mental illness? Why are we so fascinated with movies in which the protagonist is suffering from some sort of mental disorder? Is it because we feel an affinity with the main character? Or that the narrative can take us into the deepest realms of the human psyche? Or is it [...]

13 Illustrations All Anxious People Will Relate to

By | August 20th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

These amazing and funny illustrations show how terrifying and silly life of anxious people can be. We all experience fear throughout our lives, but sometimes it happens that fear takes a hold of us and prevents us from leading the lives we want to. It starts as a sleepless night or too much stress and [...]

Powerful Photos Capture What Life with Anxiety Is Like

By | July 17th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Life with anxiety can be tough. This series of beautiful photographs accurately depicts all the challenges of a life with anxiety. How ironic it is that people cannot live without fear and that at the same time, fear accompanies almost all psychological disorders. Fear is a powerful tool that shaped the evolution of human beings. [...]

The Absurdities of Life in the 21st Century Captured in the Powerful Illustrations

By | June 18th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

These powerful illustrations criticize the society of the 21st century and hopefully, will remind you of the important things in life. It is extraordinary how many contemporary artists perceive their own time as foul, corrupted and rotten. They are probably right if you take all the wars, poverty and societal inequity into consideration. Marko Melgrati, [...]

What Is the Fibonacci Sequence and How It Unites Nature, Art and Science

By | May 28th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, History & Archaeology, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

What is the Fibonacci sequence and where does it derive from? Why do we find it everywhere around us, from nature to art? Despite the popular belief that mathematics isn't related to religion, there is plenty of evidence throughout the history that suggests otherwise. If you don't believe me, just take a look at this [...]

What You See in This Salvador Dali Painting Could Reveal How Your Brain Works

By | May 1st, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

The optical illusion in this Salvador Dali painting could say a lot about how your brain works. Art isn’t always about painting a “pretty” picture. Sometimes art can be horrifying and speak with loud accusations. Art can also be riveting in emotion and cause the viewer to stop and stare in awe at the work [...]

Thought-Provoking Series of Surreal Illustrations Depicts the Ugliness of Modern Society

By | May 1st, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

The series of surreal illustrations named "System Failure" by the Polish artist Igor Morski vividly depicts the ugly face of modern society. Has the society we live in become surreal? How many times you've heard something and simply said, I can't believe this, this cannot be real? The visions of apocalypse have plagued artists for [...]

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