Impact of psychedelics on neural signal diversity measured

Scientific evidence of a ‘higher’ state of consciousness has been found in a study led by the University of Sussex. Neuroscientists observed a sustained increase in neural signal diversity — a measure of the complexity of brain activity — of people under the influence of psychedelic drugs, compared with when they were in a normal […]

Precision chronology sheds new light on the origins of Mongolia’s nomadic horse culture

The study, published online March 31 in Journal of Archaeological Science, produces scientific estimates of the age of horse bones found from archaeological sites belonging to a culture known as the Deer Stone-Khirigsuur Complex. This culture, named for the beautiful carved standing stones (“deer stones”) and burial mounds (khirigsuurs) it built across the Mongolian Steppe, […]

Quotes About Science

“It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.” ― Albert Einstein 2. “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” ― Carl Sagan, […]

The 500 Year Old MAP That Could REWRITE Human History

There are a number of archeological discoveries that question our past, this is the case of the map which was found in 1929, during the restoration of the Topkapi palace in Istanbul Turkey, which describes in high detail the geography of the American Continent with such a precision that it looks as if it was […]

The first Hard Drive

In 1953, IBM recognized the immediate application for what it termed a “Random Access File” having high capacity and rapid random access at a relatively low cost. After considering technologies such as wire matrices, rod arrays, drums, drum arrays, etc., the engineers at IBM’s San Jose California laboratory invented the hard disk drive. The disk […]

Horseshoe Crab Blood Farms

Those are actually horseshoe crabs and we humans are in fact harvesting their blood, which is blue, like a seasonal Mountain Dew flavor sold in Hell’s worst bodega. Actually horseshoe crab blood is blue because it contains a lot of copper. They use that particular mineral to do the job that iron does in human […]

Maria Cunitz (1610-1664)

Maria Cunitz was one of the most important astronomers of her age. The daughter of a Silesian physician, Maria was educated at home. From a young age, she was interested in astronomy and as a teenager she recorded the movement of the planets. During the Thirty Years War, Maria and her husband took refuge in […]

The titanic during its construction

Construction of Titanic began on March 31, 1909 when designer James Andrews laid the first keel plate in the Harland & Wolff Shipyards Belfast, Ireland.  Titanic’s sister ship The Olympic had begun some three months earlier and the two ships were essentially constructed side by side by over 15,000 workers,  Constructing the Titanic would cost […]