Monthly Archives: July 2014

Brilliant Minds: How LSD Changed the World!

By | 2017-01-13T21:51:56+00:00 July 29th, 2014|Categories: History & Archaeology, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

If you read my very first article, Expansion of Consciousness-Psilocybin’s Gateway to the Mind &Well-being, you would know that I have a deep fascination with psychedelic drug research, especially for the benefits of medicinal and therapeutic use. With that being said, I would never advocate that drug use makes a person brilliant; in fact it [...]

Freud’s Oedipus and Electra Complexes: Right or Wrong?

By | 2017-01-13T21:51:57+00:00 July 27th, 2014|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

When people think about psychology and psychotherapy, especially those unfamiliar with the fields, most tend to think about Sigmund Freud and his theories on psychosexual development. One of Freud’s most controversial theories was that boys go through a phallic stage when they have an unconscious sexual attraction towards their mothers (with an absolute hatred of [...]

Is Pain Real or Is It All In Your Head? Neuroscience Explains

By | 2017-01-13T21:51:57+00:00 July 21st, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

“Pain feels like a fast stab wound to the heart. But then healing feels like the wind against your face when you are spreading your wings and flying through the air. We may not have wings growing out of our backs, but healing is the closest thing that will give us that wind against our [...]

Mystery of the Giant Hole in Siberia Remains Unsolved

By | 2017-01-13T21:51:57+00:00 July 20th, 2014|Categories: Earth, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: |

Alien spacecraft? Meteorite crash? Or maybe underground gas explosion? So far no one has solved the mystery of the giant crater on the Yamal Peninsula in Siberia, Russia, whose name in the local dialect means "The end of the world". A research mission, which includes the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Russian Academy [...]

Pet Psychology: Is Getting to Know Your Neighbors Easier with Pets?

By | 2017-01-13T21:51:57+00:00 July 18th, 2014|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

It has already been documented that having pets is related to positive benefits in a person’s physical and mental health. Pets are used as service dogs, not only for the blind, but for those that have anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and in prison rehabilitation programs. However, recent research shows that owning a pet also helps [...]

Indian Archaeologists Found 10,000-year-old Rock Paintings Depicting Aliens

By | 2017-01-13T21:51:57+00:00 July 17th, 2014|Categories: Extraterrestrials & UFOs, History & Archaeology, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , |

The assumption that people in ancient times may have had contacts with alien visitors seems to have found another evidence. Indian researchers discovered petroglyphs (images carved on rocks) which depict humanoids with obscure faces and a spaceship, and are estimated to be about 10,000 years old. The archaeological finding was discovered in the caves located [...]

New Study Confirms That Friends Have Similar DNA

By | 2017-01-13T21:51:58+00:00 July 16th, 2014|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Our friends seem to be genetically more similar to us than strangers, according to a new U.S. scientific study led by prominent Greek-American professor of sociology and medicine at Yale University Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler, professor of medical genetics and political science at the University of California. The researchers, who made the relevant publication in [...]

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