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9 Famous Narcissists in History and Today’s World

By |2019-03-01T22:41:02+03:00August 13th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, History & Archaeology, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

You have probably long suspected that some media personalities might be narcissists. Here is a list of famous narcissists of the past and present. To be at the top of your game, in whatever field that might be, takes an enormous amount of self-confidence and belief in your abilities. But when does this self-confidence spill [...]

15 Profound Aristotle Quotes That Will Show You a Deeper Meaning in Life

By |2019-10-09T23:49:03+03:00July 18th, 2017|Categories: Education, Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , |

As humans, we have always struggled with making the best of our lives. The following Aristotle quotes show how a philosopher in ancient Greece coped with the problems of human existence. Aristotle lived from 384—322 B.C.E. and is one of the most famous Greek philosophers. He studied many areas of knowledge including logic and mathematics, [...]

8 Examples of Butterfly Effect That Changed the World Forever

By |2018-09-13T18:10:30+03:00May 27th, 2017|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

The Butterfly Effect is a theory that a butterfly flapping its wings in one part of the world can cause devastating consequences in another part. Previously, the term was weather-related, but nowadays it is a metaphor for how a small and insignificant event can cause a major change in circumstances. It is virtually impossible to [...]

4 Creepiest Psychology Experiments in History

By |2018-09-19T20:15:25+03:00May 19th, 2017|Categories: History & Archaeology, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Some psychology experiments conducted in the past would seem creepy and unethical to today's people. Here are 4 of them. It is true to say that psychology is not an exact science. To this end, psychology experiments have been used to quantify data and bring about qualitative results that can be understood by everyone. These [...]

The Sahara Desert May Have Been Created by Early Humans, Study Suggests

By |2017-04-04T18:17:08+03:00April 4th, 2017|Categories: Earth, History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Majestic in its sandy beauty, the Sahara Desert has always been an iconic image of the beauty and power of nature. Even though difficult to imagine, just a mere 12,000 years ago, the endless heat and lifeless sands were a vibrant resort filled with lakes, grassland and rain. With this in mind, it's not surprising [...]

Family and Cultural Heritage: Why You Should Care to Learn about Your Roots

By |2018-12-16T17:29:41+03:00February 12th, 2017|Categories: History & Archaeology, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Not all of us feel a huge connection with our cultural heritage, but quite a few of us do. What do you think it is about our cultural heritage that draws us to it? Some people might be of the opinion that traditions are sort of archaic and not relevant anymore, or that they are [...]

Scientists Found a 99-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Tail Perfectly Preserved in Amber

By |2019-01-25T23:30:08+03:00December 22nd, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Scientists have found a dinosaur tail encased in a Burmese Amber stone. Moreover, the stone is no bigger than a dried fruit! The astonishing part is that the tail, embedded deep within the smooth amber stone, is covered in feathers. A feathered dinosaur tail may not sound like shocking news, but this specimen is more [...]

The Longest Night of the Year and the Spiritual Meaning of Winter Solstice

By |2019-10-07T23:19:10+03:00December 20th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The longest night of the year is traditionally a time of spiritual significance when we can reflect, restore and find spiritual guidance for our lives. At the Winter Solstice, the sun is at its lowest point in the sky. On this, year's longest night, dormancy, darkness and cold reign. However, as the Winter Solstice passes, [...]