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About Sofia

Sofia has a bachelor degree in law. She is moonlighting as a writer and aspiring to one day gather enough experiences and turn them into ink and paper. The intricacies of the human mind and its peculiar ways have always fascinated her and urged her to explore more, not only humans but humanity as a whole, hopefully leading her to interesting findings. She is a literature, music and movie geek to boot.

Technological Singularity: Can Machines Rule Us on Day?

By |2019-03-05T22:38:36+03:00March 19th, 2015|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

We've all seen the movies, we all know the theory; the possibility that one day, machines become superintelligent, develop an individual conscience and decide to enslave the human race, most likely resulting in a dystopian world. “The Matrix” trilogy is the most mainstream manifestation of this theory in popular media, and “I, Robot” had also made [...]

One Man’s Dream to Legalize MDMA Might Not Be Just a Dream for Much Longer

By |2019-03-06T14:07:24+03:00March 11th, 2015|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

We've all heard of MDMA; otherwise known as “Molly” at rave parties. For those who are not familiar with the drug, MDMA is a psychoactive drug, the consumption of which has euphoric effects, hence it is taken in the context of parties. Of course, like most drugs, MDMA is also very much illegal in many [...]

Common Misconceptions and the Truth Behind Being an Introvert or an Extrovert

By |2019-03-06T22:04:50+03:00February 20th, 2015|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: |

In the past few years, there has been a new trend arising as a topic of discussion in social circles. "So, are you an extrovert or an introvert?", or "Which one do you think I am?", or, "Which one is better", are some of the common phrases surrounding discussions of that nature. Countless books, articles [...]

6 Mind Expanding Movies That Will Make You Question Reality and Life

By |2019-03-12T00:23:57+03:00October 18th, 2014|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Some movies are made to touch our heart and soul with an overabundance of sentiment. They make us come in touch with our humanity and empathy. And some films are made to touch our mind, to get our mental cogs working, to awaken and expand our consciousness. They are films that deal with questions that [...]

Why and How You Can Benefit from Spending Time Alone

By |2019-03-12T13:57:50+03:00October 14th, 2014|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Man is a social creature. However, as I have outlined in a previous article, that does not mean that man is at all times obligated to be surrounded by hordes of friends and acquaintances. That is a little golden rule that applies not only to introverts but to everyone. There are benefits in spending some [...]

Curiosity Changes Brain Functions and Enhances Learning

By |2019-03-12T14:08:57+03:00October 11th, 2014|Categories: Education, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever wondered what happens when we get curious about something? Well, we obviously try to learn things concerning the thing that interests us, and we search for information. But have you noticed that when you find that information, absorbing and retaining it actually becomes easier than normal? One might say that it is [...]

24-Year-Old Woman with Half Her Brain Missing Confounds Doctors

By |2019-03-12T14:31:50+03:00October 5th, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|

A 24-year-old woman has unknowingly lived without cerebellum in her brain. How is it even possible to have a normal life with part of one's brain missing? About a month ago, a woman walked into a hospital in China to get an examination, having grown concerned after a month of nausea and dizziness. When the [...]

7 Movies That Will Profoundly Change You

By |2018-09-05T14:33:13+03:00September 25th, 2014|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , |

Ever since cinema established itself as a form of art, countless films have been created; countless superb and strong and awe-worthy films. That is one of the reasons why the choices on this list were so exceptionally hard to make. But there are some films that touch us in a secret, intimate place, deep within [...]