Monthly Archives: May 2012

Transit of Venus in June 2012: a lifetime chance for sky watchers

By | 2017-01-13T21:56:02+00:00 May 31st, 2012|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , |

A rare alignment between Earth, Venus and the Sun allowed astronomers of the 17th and 18th century to calculate for the first time the precise distance of the Earth from the Sun. Now, astronomers around the world are preparing for the next transit of Venus that will take place on 5 and 6 June, [...]

Sensory Deprivation Tank: Turn Off Your Mind, Relax, and Float

By | 2017-01-13T21:56:03+00:00 May 31st, 2012|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

John Lennon was not referring to actual floating when he sang, “turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream” in the Beatles’ groundbreaking 1966 record “Tomorrow Never Knows.” Rather, the song was inspired by The Psychedelic Experience, Timothy Leary’s how-to guide for LSD users, based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead. But (presumably [...]

DMT: passport to parallel dimensions?

By | 2017-01-13T21:56:03+00:00 May 30th, 2012|Categories: Human Brain, Paranormal, Parapsychology & Psychic Phenomena, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , , , , |

N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT), endogenous molecule present in the cerebrospinal fluid of humans, was first synthesized in 1957 by Stephen Szara and is considered one of the most powerful psychedelic substances, if not the most powerful ever. DMT is present in some varieties of mimosa and acacia, and many other plants. The extraction is possible with some [...]

10 ways to enhance your brain power

By | 2017-01-13T21:56:03+00:00 May 30th, 2012|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

If you are one of those people who are looking to increase their creativity and productivity, then this list of activities and ideas is for you. Probably, you might have already tried some of these things before, but perhaps some other ideas from this list will surprise you. 1. Learn a foreign language Mastering [...]

10 wise life lessons from Buddha

By | 2017-01-13T21:56:03+00:00 May 28th, 2012|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: |

Siddhartha Gautama was a great spiritual leader and founder of Buddhism in ancient India. In most Buddhist traditions is considered the Supreme Buddha. In translation the word “Buddha” means “awakened one” or “enlightened one”. Siddhartha is the main figure in Buddhism, and information about his life, teachings, and monastic principles after his death was [...]

4700 asteroids threaten the Earth

By | 2017-01-13T21:56:03+00:00 May 28th, 2012|Categories: Earth, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , |

A research team calculated the number of asteroids that may be potential threat to Earth. Furthermore, researchers created a list of countries that will suffer the greatest damage in case of asteroid impact. A team of scientists at the University of Southampton conducted a sample study on asteroids in our solar system using the [...]

Planet x exists: new evidence

By | 2017-01-13T21:56:04+00:00 May 27th, 2012|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: |

The presence of an unknown unseen planet – so-called “Planet X” – has occasionally been suggested as the explanation for a number of anomalies observed on the edge of our solar system. However, its existence has never been demonstrated and has been generally rejected by experts. […]

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