The Stoned Ape Theory Offers an Unconventional View of Human Evolution

The Stoned Ape Theory was founded by none other than the American author, lecturer, ethnobotanist and psychonaut Terence Kemp McKenna. Who was Terence McKenna? Terence McKenna was born on November 16, 1946, and died on April 3, 2000. He had a hobby of fossil hunting in his youth, which helped…

Humans Express Only Four Primary Emotions, Study Finds

A recent study has found that we express just four primary emotions.  It also revealed some remarkable evolutionary mechanisms behind our emotions. Human beings are extraordinary creatures as we are the only species that express our emotions through our facial expressions. It is generally accepted that there are six primary…

The Effects of Anxiety and Fear on the Brain: What Exactly Happens When We Are Afraid or Worried

What does science say about the effects of anxiety and fear on the brain? What happens on the physiological level when we experience these nasty sensations? From a religious perspective, fear is a product of ignorance. People are not aware of their true nature. They don’t know that they are…

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

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…

People Change Drastically During Their Lifetime, a 63-Year-Long Study Has Revealed

Do people change that much between teenage years and old age? Yes, they do, and you might be surprised by the difference! Remember seeing that friend from high school and noticing how much he's changed? Maybe not, maybe you happened to see someone who hadn’t transformed at all. Well, if…

7 Ascension Symptoms That Show You Are Awakening

You may experience certain ascension symptoms as your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual structures transform to a higher level of consciousness. What is Ascension? Ascension is the process of spiritual awakening that moves you into a higher level of consciousness. When this happens, you may experience some ascension symptoms. Through the…

4 Unusual Signs Of Intelligence That Show You Might Be Smarter Than Average

If you think you are smart, you might want to take an IQ test to prove it. However, science has recently discovered a few rather unusual signs of intelligence that you probably haven’t even considered. These 4 unusual signs of intelligence are... 1. You're politically liberal. Smart people tend to…

People with Atheist Beliefs and Liberal Views Are More Intelligent Than Conservatives, Study Finds

Could people with atheist beliefs be more intelligent than religious people? Let's see what science has to say. In the last ten years, there have been several studies that suggest people with atheist beliefs and a more liberal outlook tend to score higher on IQ tests. Whilst there is data…