5 Surprising Signs That You May Have Above Average Intelligence

By | August 27th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

What does above average intelligence actually entail? We all know one person who is so smart, the term 'genius' just seems to fit them perfectly. But what are the actual traits of a genius and how do you know if you are one? Well, according to scientists, it’s actually quite simple. People of above average [...]

ADHD Is a Fictitious Disorder Used by Pharmaceutical Companies to Make Profit

By | August 9th, 2016|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

One in 10 children in the US has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Mind-altering stimulant medication is the standard treatment. Many parents are being pressured to medicate their children for what may be unnecessary reasons. ADHD is "a prime example of a fictitious disease," said its scientific father Leon Eisenberg shortly before [...]

Are Megalithic Structures Alive Or Just Barren Rock?

By | May 14th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do megalithic structures all over the Earth have any power, or are they just rocks? The fear of the unknown has plagued humanity since its humble beginnings. We feared phenomena we couldn't understand and created gods and religions in order to explain them. Religion offered much-needed consolation to human beings that lived in fear and [...]

How Magic Mushrooms Rewire the Brain, Making It ‘Hyperconnected’

By | May 6th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Have you ever wondered what exactly magic mushrooms do to the brain? I met a guy once who was happy, laid back and, to me, quite enlightened. I admired his ability to look beyond the obvious and into some place alien to the logical side of my personality. While in his company, he addressed the [...]

New Study Reveals What a Brain on LSD Actually Looks Like and This Is Eye-Opening

By | April 20th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever wondered what a brain on LSD looks like? Last April, crowdfunding started on the science website Walacea. The fund was set up for research looking into the psychological effects of LSD on the brain through an MRI scanner. The research was conducted by Prof. David Nutt, Robin Carhart-Harris, and Amanda Feilding. Recently, [...]

Science Reveals How to Treat Anxiety with Positive Thinking

By | April 16th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you have ever suffered from anxiety it is likely that you felt helpless and that the anxious feelings you experienced were totally out of your control. It is also possible that you relied on some sort of medication or a form of counselling to treat anxiety. It is very rare that a person who [...]

Can Psychedelics Expand Your Mind? This Is What Neuroscientist Sam Harris Has to Say

By | April 12th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Spirituality, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Do psychedelics have the potential to expand your mind, or even your consciousness? When humans first encountered psychedelics just over a million years ago (or thereabouts), we were not fully conscious as beings, we were also not on the top of the food chain, which I guess is hard to believe. Over this million-year period, [...]

Artist Pixel-Pusha Takes 20 Different Drugs to Create 20 Illustrations under Their Influence

By | February 29th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

No one can deny that art is the ultimate form of expression. An artist's creativity has no limits, no rules or boundaries. Here is what San Francisco-based graphic designer Brian Pollett, aka Pixel-Pusha, did: he has been taking different psychedelics and other substances for twenty consecutive days. Under the influence of these substances, he created [...]

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