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  • Vincent Van Gogh Biography

Vincent Van Gogh Biography: The Sad Story of His Life and His Amazing Art

By |2019-12-30T18:31:11+02:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

This article will be a brief Vincent Van Gogh biography that will tell the story of his life and his art. You will most likely have heard of Van Gogh as he is one of the most well-known, popular and influential figures in post-impressionist and modern art. Nevertheless, he remained unknown and unappreciated in his [...]

  • thanksgiving origin

The Unknown Origin of Thanksgiving: a Dark Story You Didn’t Learn in School

By |2019-11-26T15:25:30+02:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , , , |

The holiday of Thanksgiving may seem straightforward with turkey and stuffing but has an uglier side that many are unaware of... The origin of Thanksgiving is more complicated than just the story of the pilgrims and Native Americans celebrating at Plymouth rock. It gets a bit darker, and peace ultimately didn't win out. This will [...]

  • milgram obedience study

Milgram Obedience Study and What It Reveals about Human Nature

By |2019-11-10T13:23:22+02:00November 10th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted his famous series of experiments widely known as Obedience Study almost 60 years ago. The ethics of the experiment have since been subject to criticism. However, it raised important questions about the power of authority in achieving obedience. In this article, we take a look at the Milgram Experiment [...]

  • famous fairy tales real stories

7 Famous Fairy Tales That Are Based on Gruesome True Life Stories

By |2019-11-10T11:33:31+02:00November 10th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Literature|Tags: , , , , , |

What is it about fairy tales that captivate the imaginations of children? Could it be that underneath the thin veneer of fiction lies a much darker truth to the tales? Did you know that the most famous fairy tales are based on gruesome real-life stories? Here are just a few: Famous Fairy Tales and the [...]

  • angels of mercy psychology

The Psychology of Angels of Mercy: Why Do Medical Professionals Kill?

By |2019-10-31T10:01:21+02:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, History & Archaeology, Personality|Tags: , , , |

Angels of mercy are known by two definitions. One is considered a benevolent watchful spirit, and the other a bringer of death. The angel of mercy I refer to today is the one who brings death by my own hands. They’re not winged creatures sent by God, no. They’re more like hospital employees killing patients [...]

  • guy fawkes day

Guy Fawkes Day: The History Behind the Gunpowder Plot

By |2019-10-25T15:59:35+02:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , |

"Remember remember the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and plot." Everyone in the UK celebrates Guy Fawkes Day on the 5th of November. We huddle around bonfires. We gaze into the night’s sky to marvel at dazzling fireworks. In fact, since the Gunpowder Plot, we still have a tradition where royal bodyguards will search underneath [...]

  • true meaning of halloween

The True Meaning of Halloween and How to Tune into Its Spiritual Energy

By |2019-10-17T15:23:43+02:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: History & Archaeology, Paranormal, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As we head deeper into Fall, our thoughts turn to Halloween and the spooky celebrations October brings. Halloween is a fun and exciting time, but in the chaos of the festivities, we might be losing touch with its true meaning. The meaning of Halloween is somewhat difficult to pinpoint. This spooky holiday is rooted in [...]

  • Origin of Halloween

The Origin of Halloween and Its Forgotten Ancient Roots

By |2019-10-12T15:22:52+02:00October 13th, 2019|Categories: History & Archaeology, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, candy, and decorations, but, do we really know anything about this holiday's origin? The history of the beginning of Halloween is debated among many people, groups and spiritualists. So, you might say that Halloween has more than one origin. The historical origins are usually considered the absolute truth and beginning of the [...]