8 Remarkable Magic Books Throughout History

8 Remarkable Magic Books Throughout History

If you’ve ever read a horror story like those by Stephen King or H.P. Lovecraft—or watched Buffy the Vampire Slayer—you’re probably familiar with the idea of creepy old books filled with magic spells somehow making their way into the modern world. But did you know...
Demonology in the Ancient and Modern World

Demonology in the Ancient and Modern World

If you’ve ever watched a famous horror movie about possession like The Exorcist, you’ve probably become at least a little intrigued by the notion of a whole science around unsavory, dark beings whose maleficent presence threatens mankind—or at least makes annoying...
6 Ancient Pieces of Wisdom About Health

6 Ancient Pieces of Wisdom About Health

With all the recent advances in science and medicine, it’s easy to believe that people weren’t really living well until the modern day. This notion only seems solidified when we look back at times past—there are plenty of plagues, diseases, and deplorable cures...
A Brief History of Human’s Interaction with Psychedelics

A Brief History of Human’s Interaction with Psychedelics

The modern history of psychedelics starts with one of the most astounding errors in science, when a Swiss chemist working to develop a stimulant for a well-known pharmaceutical company, discovered LSD instead. The revelation that he had after absorbing the substance...
5 Fascinating Facts and Ideas from Ancient Egypt

5 Fascinating Facts and Ideas from Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was a civilization located in North Africa concentrated along the Nile River. For almost 30 centuries from its unification around 3100 B.C to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C ancient Egypt was the dominate civilization in the Mediterranean...
3 Ideas from the Egyptian Book of the Dead

3 Ideas from the Egyptian Book of the Dead

The information contained in the Egyptian Book of the Dead acted as guidebook for the recently deceased. The following are three ideas described in the Book of the Dead which held great meaning to the ancient Egyptians. 1: Personalized Books of the Dead The Egyptian...

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