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The Future, Threats to Mankind

The Fate of the World – End of Day Prophecies

Predictions about the End of Days have come in many forms, some of which have been recorded for centuries. Many people currently on the planet believe that the world will end in the near future, while others hold on to the possibility that our planet will continue to evolve for millions of years; and humans,… Continue reading The Fate of the World – End of Day Prophecies

Books, Films

Marvel vs DC Comics

As the leaders in comic books, both Marvel and DC Comics have been popular with readers from their inception, and continue to remain so. Both companies have given rise to classic stories from multiple authors, alongside financial success and recognition. Currently owned by Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Comics has its headquarters in New York City. The… Continue reading Marvel vs DC Comics

Genetic Engineering, Threats to Mankind

Man-Made Diseases – Death Created in a Lab

Many scientists have proposed the theory that a high number of diseases currently plaguing humans are unnatural, and have been created by mankind it laboratories worldwide. The theory also proposes that those behind these creations are the government and other influential leaders within our society. The main reasons behind their creation are population control and… Continue reading Man-Made Diseases – Death Created in a Lab

Books

Dragons – Powerful Creatures of Legend and Myth

Found in many stories, dragons are powerful creatures that are depicted as either serpentine or reptilian. The word dragon stems from the Latin draconem, meaning ‘huge serpent.’ Modern tales depict dragons as reptilian creatures with four legs, many of whom can walk upright on two. Ancient myths portray them as being more snakelike, however, slithering… Continue reading Dragons – Powerful Creatures of Legend and Myth

Films

Marvel Comics – The Journey to the Big Screen

The 60s, 70s and 80s were remarkable years for Marvel Comics. They gained a well deserved reputation as a major storytelling company and, with it, financial success. The comics they produced told unique tales and contained fantastic artwork, which attracted many fans, both locally and internationally. By the 1980s, comic books had become collector’s items,… Continue reading Marvel Comics – The Journey to the Big Screen

Humans

Mind Controlled Technology – Brain Waves Dictating the Pace

It is believed that anything is possible once we put our minds to it. Our technological genius proves that this is definitely so. Combining the two and using the mind to control technology has become many manufacturers aim, in order to keep up with the current trends. The brain’s electrical activity can be recorded along… Continue reading Mind Controlled Technology – Brain Waves Dictating the Pace

Books, The Future

Sci-fi Predictions – Stories that Give a Preview of the Future

Science fiction writing is often packed with inventions that test the limits of our imagination. Even though the authors write these stories for entertainment purposes, many of them have unintentionally predicted future events, or items, that have since become a part of every day life. These include: Tanks H.G. Wells became one of the world’s… Continue reading Sci-fi Predictions – Stories that Give a Preview of the Future

Threats to Mankind

Plague Doctors – History’s Hopeful Healers

The Black Death is one of history’s most devastating pandemics, which was first discovered in 1320 in the Gobi Desert. By 1346, it had spread to Europe and rampaged through the continent killing approximately 50 million people. Most of these deaths occurred in the cities, where it was spread by fleas living on the rats… Continue reading Plague Doctors – History’s Hopeful Healers

Humans

Disturbed Minds – Real Life Human Experiments

Many times, reviewing history can reveal the more dangerous side of humanity. It can also show our unexplained cruelty, as these disturbing human experiments will demonstrate: Experiments on Newborns In the 1960s, researchers at the University of California used newborns as the subjects of their tests to find out more about blood pressure. The 113… Continue reading Disturbed Minds – Real Life Human Experiments

Genetic Engineering

Genetic Engineering – Altering Humans

The human genetic composition is what determines our health, personal traits and even our behaviour. Genes are passed on to us from our parents, and can also be the source of many imperfections as well as hereditary diseases. As humans we are always trying to make everything better, including ourselves. This has resulted in the… Continue reading Genetic Engineering – Altering Humans