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Would People Still Work If They Didn’t Need to Work in Order to Survive?

By | May 5th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , |

Does our need to work come from the way society is or is it an inner motivation? In my previous article, I discussed my perspective on motivation and how I try not to worry about the motives behind decisions, as long as they’re invariably geared toward growth and helping people. To recap on the conclusion [...]

5 Seemingly Modern Phenomena You Won’t Believe Are Actually Surprisingly Old

By | May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , |

Some modern phenomena, which seem to be a product of the 21st century, may not be as modern as you might think. ‘History repeats itself’ may be one of the most overused phrases you’ll ever hear – and rightly so. It’s amazing as to the extent that humanity repeatedly recycles the same concepts and ideas [...]

Why Did Communism Fail? 10 Possible Reasons

By | April 23rd, 2016|Categories: Education, History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Communism is considered to be one of the most longeval political and economic ideologies in the history of humanity. From a historical point of view, communism isn’t a doctrine belonging to modern society. In fact, Karl Marx described the concept of primitive communism when he discussed hunter-gatherer societies. The idea of a society founded on [...]

Ruts in Turkey’s Phrygian Valley Were Created by an Intelligent Race 12 Million Years Ago, Claims Geologist

By | April 13th, 2016|Categories: Extraterrestrials & UFOs, History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , |

Could these mysterious ancient tracks in the Phrygian Valley of Turkey have been created by an intelligent race? A Russian geologist says yes. I want to believe, really I do, but there’s just so much doubt mixed in with the testimonies, the discoveries and the images. I get discouraged sometimes. It seems like the sheer [...]

These Nikola Tesla’s Innovations Show How Ahead of His Time He Actually Was

By | March 24th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Last January was the 73rd year of the death of the great scientist Nikola Tesla. On January 7th, 1943, this Serbian-American scientist lost his life. He was regarded as the founder of the present electrical and power technologies, grid lines and AC electricity, and it is now the time to take a look at the [...]

Timeline of the Universe Shows the Full History and the Future of Space, Earth, Humanity and Life

By | March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Earth, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Life is but a vapor, and the universe is vast. Its history is way past ancient. The timeline of the universe is almost unfathomable, and if we take a look at this timeline, we see ourselves as an equivalent of only a few seconds. Can you imagine the true scope of this? There are no [...]

4 Most Disturbing Artificial Intelligence Advances of the Recent Years

By | February 26th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Artificial Intelligence has been an endless source of fascination for decades, prompting moral and philosophical debate on what it means to sentient or self-aware, and what rights should come with those states of mind. We see potential quandaries fictionalized in popular TV and literature, from Data the loveable android in Star Trek: The Next Generation [...]

What If Humans Were Created to Mine Gold for Aliens?

By | January 27th, 2016|Categories: Extraterrestrials & UFOs, Food for thought, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , , |

Were humans created to mine gold for aliens? It’s possible. Maybe we were placed here to collect materials for our creator. Well, kind of. How strange this would be, yet, it would answer a multitude of questions. No matter how much you learn, you‘re still often left wondering about your existence. “Where did we come [...]

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