Rena
Rena Papa is a History major, who loves art, travelling, and nature. Photography and music make her life exciting. She loves learning new languages and cultures. Over the past 5 years, Rena has been working as a translator and writer.

Celtic Astronomy Symbols and Jung’s Collective Unconscious: Is There a Link?
Newgrange in Boyne Valley, Ireland

Celtic Astronomy Symbols and Jung’s Collective Unconscious: Is There a Link?

For years, researchers have been trying to explain the depiction of mysterious Celtic astronomy symbols. What do these Celtic astronomy symbols represent and what is their interpretation? What does the motif X as well as interconnected X designs represent and why is it so popular until now? The research, which…

5 Unexplained Archaeological Discoveries That Keep Puzzling Researchers to This Day

Strange and mysterious, thought-provoking, and puzzling, these unexplained archaeological discoveries keep attracting the attention of researchers worldwide. The scientific community has not yet been able to shed light upon them. Let's see some of the greatest findings that still remain unexplained. 1. The 300,000-year-old nanostructures While the scientists’ initial purpose…

1200-Year-Old Kailasa Temple Is Carved Entirely from a Single Rock
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1200-Year-Old Kailasa Temple Is Carved Entirely from a Single Rock

Not far from Aurangabad District of Maharashtra state in western India lies one of the most majestic Ancient Hindu Temples, the Kailasa temple. Part of the Ellora Caves, which consists of a set of 34 in total monasteries and temples, this exceptional architectural structure stands tall for 12 centuries. This grandiose…

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

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…

Por Bajin: Who & Why Built This Enigmatic 1300-Year-Old Construction in Siberia?

On a small island, in a lake located in the mountains of southern Siberia lies one of the most intriguing archaeological sites of Russia, called Por Bajin (meaning "clay house"). Dating back 1,300 years, this construction of high walls reminds us of a fortress, however, its true purpose still remains…

Nine Drawings Experiment: Here Is What Happens When a Portrait Artist Takes LSD

Have you ever heard of the nine drawings experiment? It was performed by an experimental psychiatrist and psychotherapist during his long-term research on LSD, from 1954 to 1962. Oscar Janiger, a professor at the University of California, Irvine, had his first experience with LSD in 1954. The outcome was so…

10 Ancient Cultures and the Unexplained Similarities between Them

The eternal symbols of ancient times are still so powerful and intriguing. What are these symbols? What did all the ancient cultures use them for? What is their true meaning and how have they affected the ancient cultures throughout the world? Let’s find out! 1. Ancient Dolmens The existence of…

5 Mysterious Prehistoric Sites That Puzzle Researchers to This Day
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5 Mysterious Prehistoric Sites That Puzzle Researchers to This Day

Monumental constructions of past eras, such as prehistoric sites and cities, have always been intriguing archaeologists who struggle to reveal their secrets. Here are five prehistoric sites that keep puzzling scientists all over the world, and no one has still managed to solve their mysteries and decode the way of…

10 Remarkable Ancient Civilizations That Mysteriously Disappeared

Learning about ancient civilizations that disappeared is always fascinating, especially when the reasons for their disappearance are ambiguous or unknown. Let's find out about 10 remarkable ancient civilizations and their mysterious disappearance. 1. The Olmec civilization The Olmec culture blossomed in Mexico from 1200-400 BC and is considered to be…