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Recent scientific findings and technological advances. Interesting facts and controversial theories about Human, Earth and the Universe

5 Remarkable Examples of Animal Intelligence That Will Leave You in Awe

By |2019-04-19T15:53:54+03:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Animal intelligence could stretch to more than just an elephant’s excellent memory! As these examples will reveal. The intelligence of animals surpasses what we realize. But the first question is, how is animal intelligence measured? There have been many experiments carried out that could prove animal intelligence really exists. We only have to look at [...]

Feeling Anxious for No Reason? Why It Happens and How to Cope

By |2019-04-17T14:20:05+03:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

When money becomes tight, careers get derailed by layoffs or loved ones face serious illnesses, most people naturally feel stressed, afraid and worried. However, why are some people feeling anxious for no obvious reason and are getting crushed under the force of intruding negative thoughts even when all is right with their world? Some people [...]

3 Creepy Stephen Hawking’s Predictions about the Future of Humankind

By |2019-04-16T14:48:43+03:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Earth, Extraterrestrials & UFOs, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

There are some of Stephen Hawking's predictions that none of us want to be around to see – from the apocalypse to aliens. Several conspiracy theories have been placed in the very center of many of Stephen Hawking's statements. Many of them were just noticed at the time before his death in 2018, but they [...]

What Is the Halo Effect and 5 Ways It Distorts Your Perception of Others

By |2019-04-15T14:35:59+03:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever thought you could tell what a person was like just from a superficial impression of them? You might have been under the influence of the halo effect. This term refers to a tendency of people to make global evaluations of people they don’t know based on specific perceived characteristics. There are several [...]

How to Deal with Obsessive Thoughts When You Have Depression or Anxiety

By |2019-04-15T15:29:40+03:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Obsessive thoughts and painful feelings are the curses of depression. One of the most agonizing effects this affliction brings with it is intrusive and unwanted thoughts. If you are one of the people who suffer from both anxiety and depression, day-to-day life can feel burdensome because of compulsive thoughts. Unwanted intrusive thoughts can cause a [...]

The Intriguing Holographic Universe Theory and Its Roots in Ancient Philosophy

By |2019-04-05T15:17:40+03:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , |

The idea of a holographic universe is a relatively new scientific theory. It suggests a whole new way of perceiving the universe. However, the concept of the holographic nature of our universe and the questioning of our physical reality have been incited by and explored by humans for thousands of years. Some ancient philosophers have explored [...]

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: 10 Lessons to Learn from This 2000-Year-Old Book

By |2019-04-03T15:28:13+03:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Literature, Self-Improvement, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations is a powerful book that has stood the test of time. It can provide deeply helpful and important lessons to us all. However, before we discuss these lessons, we should recognise who the author was. Marcus Aurelius (121-180AD), also known as ‘the Philosopher’, was Roman emperor from 161-180AD. He is a widely [...]

Good Qualities That Make Up a ‘Light Triad’ of Personality

By |2019-04-01T12:52:38+03:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We’ve all heard of the ‘Dark Triad’ of traits, but is there a ‘Light Triad’ and if so, what good qualities are associated with it? Good qualities and bad qualities. We have all got them. But human nature is drawn to the darker side of people. We are fascinated with those that commit unspeakable acts. [...]