About Rena Papa, B.A.

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

By |2018-12-17T19:51:31+03:00March 16th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

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 started fifteen years ago, was [...]

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5 Unexplained Archaeological Discoveries That Keep Puzzling Researchers to This Day

By |2018-09-15T20:55:42+03:00March 7th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , |

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 was the extraction of gold, [...]

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

By |2018-12-17T21:45:05+03:00March 5th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

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 temple of 7 meters height [...]

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

By |2018-08-16T17:12:06+03:00February 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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Por Bajin: Who & Why Built This Enigmatic 1300-Year-Old Construction in Siberia?

By |2019-01-16T21:42:16+03:00February 23rd, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|

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 unknown. Por Bajin, which is [...]

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

By |2019-03-02T00:39:21+03:00January 23rd, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

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 extraordinary, that he devoted the [...]

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Powerful Illustrations by Jean Jullien Show the Ugly Truth about Modern Life

By |2019-01-25T23:40:43+03:00January 20th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Jean Jullien is a brilliant graphic designer, who has recently become widely known for creating the image "Peace for Paris". As he has stated, art "can break down barriers". Who is this talented artist and how did he come up with the idea for this image that spread around the globe? Jean Jullien was born [...]

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10 Ancient Cultures and the Unexplained Similarities between Them

By |2019-01-18T21:43:05+03:00January 15th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , |

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 dolmens in various parts of [...]