Curiosities

Human beings are naturally curious. Here you’ll find less common topics like curiosities, rankings, lists and items of general interest.

Phi: The Golden Number, the Divine Ratio

I’m going to try to discuss this topic with the vocabulary and reasoning I now possess, knowing full well that it is not ornate enough to cover its complexities. I will move forward with careful short steps, as if I was…

The Role of The Mind In Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases remain to be a mystery to science. So far their symptoms and their development are known, but what produces them is still uncertain and most of them can be treated but not cured. There are hypotheses about it, but…

Frida Kahlo on Love and Life

Frida Kahlo lived an intensely emotional life full of precocious learning and controversial temptations. This filled her history with love, struggle, and hope, and showed the world a life beyond what everybody thought was possible. Born in Coyoacán (Mexico) in 1907 into a family of…

The Only Sign of Superiority Is Kindness

“The only sign of superiority that I know is kindness,” the great Beethoven supposedly once said. Being a good person is the only investment that will always pay off, both for yourself and the world. Some people today say that good people are…

6 Inspirational Quotes from Joaquín Sabina

Joaquín Sabina is a Spanish singer-songwriter who’s famous throughout the whole world. His music can take you to different, interesting realities. He’s a free spirit who’s passionate about life, music, and poetry. The following quotes by Joaquín Sabina will surely inspire you. He talks about…

The Unforgettable Words of Krishnamurti

Jiddu Krishnamurti was an Indian philosopher whose reflections left an important legacy. This worldly man did not identify with any nationality, religion, social class, or race. His philosophy was one of peace and breaking down borders. He received the United Nations Peace Medal in 1984.…

Rare Diseases: The Invisible Pain of Millions of People

Rare diseases are the invisible face of human suffering, ailments that take lives and which are usually unknown to both society and the general scientific and medical community. Rare or infrequent diseases are those that are characterized by their low frequency if we look…

Night Owls: The Charm Of Nighttime

It’s considered “normal” when a person gets up early to start their daily routine and goes to sleep at night. However, it’s becoming more and more frequent to find people who prefer to do the opposite: sleep during the day…

29 Zen Phrases to Inspire You

Zen philosophy originates from the beginning of the first century, when Chinese thought came into contact with the basic principles of Hinduism, by way of Buddhism. This pivotal moment in history has left a mark on our lives today. This philosophy…

The Miser and His Inner Prison

We know who they are, even though they try to go unnoticed. They are those people who never bring cash, go to the bathroom when it’s time to pay a group bill or are go to unlikely places just to get…

Why Do We Trust Other People

Trust is very important when it comes to love, money, and other parts of our daily lives that may be put at risk. A new study sheds light on what motivates people to trust one another. The study, carried out by a team…

35 Questions That Will Make You Fall In Love

According to a study, two people can fall in love simply by responding to 35 questions honestly and genuinely. The encounter should be intimate and calm, with only one condition: look into each other’s eyes after answering the questions. And then, love will…

We’re Too Young to Be So Sad

The marked, negative changes in society and the economy are affecting the young generation and making them sad. Everyone is affected by broader social and economic trends, but it can be difficult to see how in our day to day lives. Before…

Sigmund Freud: Biography of a Brilliant Mind

Today we step inside the peculiar world of a brilliant mind. We’ll take a fascinating voyage through the biography of Sigmund Freud, an author who has captivated us with his controversial ideas and contributions regarding human beings, their instincts, and their carnal desires. Sigmund Freud was…

How to Protect Your Home from Negative Energy

Negative energies are something many people try to avoid, especially within the home, which is a resting place that should always have a tranquil environment, free of bad vibes. However, negative energies should also be kept away from our places of…

What Animals Teach Us

We tend to think that human beings are different from animals, and we believe that we are responsible for teaching them. But it’s actually the opposite! The lessons that we can learn from pets and other animals are very valuable. If you…

Why Are Some People So Indecisive?

When communication between two regions of the brain is interrupted, we become more indecisive when faced with decisions of value and preference. However, the interruption of this communication does not affect the quality of objective or sensory decisions. This could explain why some…

Health Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has become a very common practice in society. Given the level of stress that a normal workday can cause, it’s not surprising that this beneficial practice is becoming more and more popular, as it has positive effects on our mental…

Life Is Full of Coincidence

Our society is mainly founded upon values such as materialism, logic and objectivity. It’s as if somehow we wish to keep every aspect of our lives under control in order to obtain the maximum benefit out of each moment. Now,…