10+ Ideas that Have Shaped Western Civilization

10+ Ideas that Have Shaped Western Civilization

When it comes to moments that have changed the course of history, we usually think of inventions like writing, the wheel, and the lightbulb. But what about the numerous ideas that have caused massive upheavals in the way we think and how the world spins? There are...
Book of the Dead: Ancient Egyptian Magical Spells & Funerary Text

Book of the Dead: Ancient Egyptian Magical Spells & Funerary Text

The information contained in the Egyptian Book of the Dead acted as guidebook for the recently deceased in the ancient Egyptian world. Life, death and the afterlife were all central themes of the Egyptian way of life. This was not only frequently reflected in various...
9 Mythological Tricksters from Around the World

9 Mythological Tricksters from Around the World

Trickster figures abound in folklore around the world. Though their motivations can range from selfish to selfless, their clever ruses have delighted listeners through the ages. From tribal Africa to ancient Greece to Baroque France, these trickster figures carry both...
13 Mythological Sea Creatures You Might Meet (if you’re unlucky)

13 Mythological Sea Creatures You Might Meet (if you’re unlucky)

Monsters don’t just lurk in the closet…sometimes they lurk in the water. While your odds of meeting a Kraken-like beast in the bathroom are slim, if you’re ever sailing about in the open water, walking along a river, or dipping into watering hole for a summer...
7 Mythological Creatures from Around the World

7 Mythological Creatures from Around the World

Mythological creatures from around the world have fascinated humans since ancient times. These creatures have filled folklore, stories, artworks, and songs. The origins of these fantastical creatures are varied and often disputed, but there is no doubt they have...
The Most Powerful Astral Projection Techniques

The Most Powerful Astral Projection Techniques

You’re not going to find any scientific support for astral projection, so we recommend that you don’t waste your time looking. However, this doesn’t mean that the practice itself isn’t worth investigating. Some topics don’t hold up under scientific scrutiny because...

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