Humans

Reading the Mind – Is Telepathy Really Possible?

Even though the vast majority of the population doesn’t believe in mind reading, there are many people that believe it is possible. There are also some who have mastered the art and will be able to tell you what you are thinking most of the time. For many of these, the talent is a natural… Continue reading Reading the Mind – Is Telepathy Really Possible?

Genetic Engineering, Humans

Human Cloning – The Duplication of a Living, Breathing Being

Cloning is the process of creating an exact replica of something or, in the case of human cloning, somebody. There are many ethical concerns about the cloning of humans, and there have been laws passed in several countries declaring it illegal. In addition, the United Nations issued a Global Declaration on Human Cloning in 2005,… Continue reading Human Cloning – The Duplication of a Living, Breathing Being

Threats to Mankind

Viruses – A serious threat to mankind

Emerging viral diseases are always high value news items. However, how will viruses change over the next few years? In recent years, the most significant virus of them all, in terms of human cases and death toll, was the emergence of Covid. But there has also been Ebola, as well as chikungunya fever, which appeared… Continue reading Viruses – A serious threat to mankind

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

Mythology

Transportation to another Place and Time

In 1931, Charles Fort, an American researcher into anomalous phenomena, began making reference to teleportation spaces and places where doors opened into parallel worlds. He expressed the possibility that these doors were where UFOs and/or spirits enter our realm. He believed that if they can cross over into our world we should be able to… Continue reading Transportation to another Place and Time

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