Why Weed Gives You the Munchies

Why Weed Gives You the Munchies

Marijuana is a gateway drug. Those gates open to reveal things like chocolate-dipped pretzels, salted-caramel ice cream, funny weed videos and tacos made out of tortilla chips. But while the junk food industry has been content to stay on station just outside the gates, with a wink here and there in advertising, the research community…

The Mind vs. Brain Debate (What is Consciousness?)

The Mind vs. Brain Debate (What is Consciousness?)

"The brain is the organ by which we think that we think." (Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce) The mind vs. brain debate has been going on since before Aristotle. He and Plato argued that the soul housed intelligence or wisdom and that it could not be placed within the physical body. In a well-described version of dualism, Descartes…

What Are the Differences Between an Aura and Chakra Reading?

What Are the Differences Between an Aura and Chakra Reading?

Auras encircle a person like a ring and can be seen only by those, who are supposedly blessed with psychic talents. Aura reading has a lot to do with understanding a person's dominant colour because, a particular colour plays the role of a mood ring and rules a person over a period of time. However,…

Chinese New Year – The Tale of the Animals

Chinese New Year – The Tale of the Animals

According to Chinese astrology, each year is associated with an animal. Out of the twelve animals in the Chinese zodiac, also known as Sheng Xiao, the goat comes eighth. Other animals that appear in the lunar calendar are rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. February 19, 2015 welcomes the…

The 10 People Who Changed History

The 10 People Who Changed History

By James Kenny The Face of Evil 10. Adolf Hitler: 1889-1945 Adolf Hitler, undoubtedly the most controversial name to appear on this list, but I can assure you that his place on this list is well deserved, so bear with me. In order to explain his inclusion, we must go back to the beginning, or…

Japan Unveils Designs For First Underwater City

Japan Unveils Designs For First Underwater City

We've seen people living in tiny homes, big homes and everything in between -- but nobody has ever taken underwater dwelling to a level like this. A Japanese architecture firm has unveiled renderings of what would be the world's first underwater city, which the firm says could be constructed as early as 2035. The massive,…

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