The Famous ‘Social Experiment’: 5 Monkeys and a Ladder

“The most damaging phrase in the language is: ‘It’s always been done that way.'” ~ Grace Hopper A group of scientists placed five monkeys in a cage, and in the middle, a ladder with bananas on top. Every time a monkey went up the ladder, the scientists soaked the rest...

The Wise Man’s 10 Rules of Life

“Guru is one who knows God, and who shows the way to Him. To follow a divine manifestation is the sure way to God-realization. One who knows God becomes the speaking voice of the silent God.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda Do not hope that your body will be free from...

On Religion and Science: Insights From Albert Einstein

Everything that the human race has done and thought is concerned with the satisfaction of deeply felt needs and the assuagement of pain. One has to keep this constantly in mind if one wishes to understand spiritual movements and their development. Feeling and longing...

The 10 Paradoxical Traits of Highly Creative People

More than ever before, our world needs people who are alive and inspired, who have new visions, new ideas for implementing them, and new energy. However, as much as corporations, classrooms, and clinical centers say they want to support creativity, they usually end up...

This Is How Many Seagulls Fly Past a Single Window In An Hour

Videographer Paul Parker filmed seagulls flying past his window in Cornwall, England, for an hour. He compressed the hour into the short film you see above. This is not a video for ornithophobics, because, wow, are there a lot of birds here. Parker also used the "echo...

The Unlikely Friendship Of A Dog And An Owl

Dog And An Owl Friendship ? - I wouldn’t have believed that an owl and a dog could become best friends until I saw these surprising and adorable photos by Tanja Brandt, a professional...