Genetic Engineering

Genetic Modification – Changing an Organism’s Genetic Composition

The process of altering an organism’s genetic make-up, to ensure that it will have certain characteristics, is known as genetic modification or genetic engineering. It has already been applied to plants and animals for many years. Even though genetic modification can be used to cure life threatening diseases, many argue that it is immoral to… Continue reading Genetic Modification – Changing an Organism’s Genetic Composition

Humans

Psychokinesis – Motion from the Mind  

Throughout history there has been a large amount recorded and researched about those that have special abilities. A combination of the words ‘psi’ meaning mind and ‘kinesis’ meaning to move, psychokinesis is the ability to control the mind in such a way that makes it possible to move physical objects. There are two different categories… Continue reading Psychokinesis – Motion from the Mind  

Out of this world

Extra-Terrestrial Life

Human beings are always asking questions and exploring the planet that we live on. Our curiosity is not just limited to the earth, however, but extends beyond our solar system and includes as much of the universe that we can imagine. This explains our constant search for life on other planets and prompts us to… Continue reading Extra-Terrestrial Life

Humans

Savants – Extraordinary Intellect

People with mental disabilities often find it difficult to function in the same way as those without one. Simple activities can require a significant effort, and conditions such as autism limit their communication and interaction abilities. This does not necessarily extend to all areas of their lives, and in many cases there are people with… Continue reading Savants – Extraordinary Intellect

Humans

Telekinesis

Telekinesis is the rare ability to move objects without actually touching them. It is speculated that it is done by using the mind, hence the other term used interchangeably psychokinesis – which is derived from the Greek words ‘psyche’ meaning mind, spirit, soul and ‘kinesis’ meaning movement. Seen as a super human ability, telekinesis is… Continue reading Telekinesis

Mythology

The symbolism of Dragons

Dragons are mythical creatures that are well-known symbols in many places in the world. Normally being depicted as an extremely large reptilian creature, its physical form is very similar in both Eastern and Western society. There are, however, significantly different associations with the creature depending on the part of the world that you are in.  … Continue reading The symbolism of Dragons

Humans

Superhumans – Evolution in the Making

Evolution is the way in which an organism changes to ensure a greater chance of survival. In humans this can cause a person, or a group, to become more advanced than the rest of the species. Simple genetic mutations can even be overlooked, before being passed on to descendants, changing the way they live permanently.… Continue reading Superhumans – Evolution in the Making

Humans

Superhumans

As the internet expands, the knowledge about those with special abilities grows alongside it. These ‘superhumans’ use their skills to entertain and amaze others, and include: Zamora the Torture King Tim Cridland, aka Zamora the Torture King, is a former member of the Jim Rose Circus, and his body can withstand extreme pain. The ability… Continue reading Superhumans

Mythology

Merlin – Tales and Prophesies of a Great Wizard

The story of Merlin’s birth claims that he was the son of a demon, or an incubus, and a nun. He was blessed with great wisdom from the two opposing forces of good and evil. When King Vortigern lost a battle, and much of his territory, to the Saxons, he fled to Wales and attempted… Continue reading Merlin – Tales and Prophesies of a Great Wizard

Mythology

Merlin – Magic, Mystery and Mayhem

Merlin is one of the most well-known and fascinating figures in the Arthurian legends. There are many different stories about him but each one emphasizes his great prowess in magic. His most prominent role is as an advisor to four successive kings, and he is well remembered for the part he played in the conception… Continue reading Merlin – Magic, Mystery and Mayhem