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The Curious Case of Phineas Gage and Why It Still Fascinates Neuroscientists

By |2018-12-28T14:18:02+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: History & Archaeology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Does the name Phineas Gage ring a bell? If not, but you are fascinated with the human brain, then sit back, relax and let me tell you this incredible story. These days we know a lot about the human brain. For example, which areas are responsible for cognitive function or processing the senses. But back [...]

Cassandra Complex in Mythology, Psychology and the Modern World

By |2018-11-20T20:27:28+00:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

The Cassandra complex is the name given to a phenomenon where people who predict bad news or warnings are ignored or outright dismissed. The term Cassandra complex has entered the lexicon in 1949 when a French philosopher discussed the potential for someone to predict future events. The complex has been used in wide-ranging contexts. This includes [...]

The True Meaning of Christmas You May Have Never Considered

By |2018-12-11T22:47:46+00:00December 25th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

What is the true meaning of Christmas? Before you argue for Christianity, let’s consider a deeper spiritual meaning of this holiday. Christmas is perhaps the most popular holiday during each year. Millions of dollars are spent on gifts and food to celebrate the 25th of December. It seems that Christmas has either become a materialistic [...]

6 Interesting Conspiracy Theories about Life That Will Blow Your Mind

By |2018-12-17T16:27:18+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

Just when you thought everything was cut and dry, conspiracy theories about life come along. Suddenly, everything you thought was true is questionable. Many years after the tragedy of September 11 and the World Trade Center, conspiracy theories claim it was all a hoax. Conspiracy theories about life like this one can really make you [...]

Top 5 Famous People with Schizophrenia in Literature, Science and Art

By |2018-12-12T19:05:30+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: History & Archaeology, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Famous people with schizophrenia is something the media does not cover often. Throughout history, famous people with schizophrenia have received recognition and praise for their unique accomplishments and careers. Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health disorder affecting approximately 1 percent of the world’s population. There are many types of schizophrenia diagnoses, such as paranoid schizophrenia, [...]

7 Worst Serial Killers in History That Show How Dark a Human Mind Can Be

By |2018-12-11T14:51:52+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, History & Archaeology, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Before we start, I’d like to ask you a question. Why are you here? I don’t mean in the biblical sense. I mean, why are you interested in history's worst serial killers? Why do serial killers capture our attention? Is it because we simply can’t comprehend how they could carry out their unspeakable acts of [...]

How Aristotle’s Philosophy Shaped the World We Live in Today

By |2018-09-19T23:00:18+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Probably one of the most famous of all philosophers, everyone has read something of Aristotle's philosophy. Mentioned more times than any other philosopher and he seems to be the founder of just about everything. Yet, in 2018, how can we attribute all of our knowledge to the wisdom of just one man? What can Aristotle's [...]

6 Famous Philosophers in History and What They Can Teach Us about Modern Society

By |2018-09-11T17:06:06+00:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , , , , |

Famous philosophers have sought to understand the human condition for centuries. It is surprising how much these giants of the past had to say that has influenced modern society. Here are some words of wisdom from some of the most famous philosophers of all time. 1. Aristotle Aristotle was one of the most famous philosophers [...]