Mentalism: The Art of Memorisation, the Memory Palace and Memory Manipulation

The most common synonym for mentalism is mind reading. But actually, the art of mentalism is so much more than that. From memorisation to lie detection, mentalism is the ability to hone your intuition, refine your analytical senses, and attune the incredible power of your mind. Broadly speaking, ...

A woman in the woods with an owl, one of the correspondences of Lilith.

Was Lilith the First Feminist in Folklore?

Gloria Steinem. Beyonce Knowles-Carter. Laverne Cox. Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Simone Biles. Emmeline Pankhurst. Malala Yousafzai. In ... Read More

One of the male Peacock praying mantis insects (Pseudempusa pinnapavonis) in defensive display with colourful wings.

The Secret Life of Insects and Their Many Defence Mechanisms

You might not pay much notice to insects but their secret little lives are likely beyond the realms of your imagination. Indeed, ... Read More

Botany Horror Stories: Carnivorous Plants and Their Prey

For thousands of years, plantlife has been nourishing animals and humans. These green beings quietly grow around us, largely ... Read More

My Life As an Astrologer to the Stars

Neelam Jagasia Puri has been drawn to the esoteric arts since she was a child. Armed with the belief that we are all born with ... Read More

Exploring Earth’s Beautiful Biomes

Over thousands of miles, across arctic tundra, dense rainforests, arid deserts, and open oceans, all the different biomes of our ... Read More

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Finding the Milky Way and Other Observable Galaxies

You’ve probably heard of the galaxy far, far away called the Milky Way — but did you know that there are billions of galaxies ... Read More

Learning Helped Me Fight My Own 24/7 Battle With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Please note, this article is not intended as medical advice. Should you be suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder or ... Read More

Baby gorillas dancing in an example of amazing animal behaviour.

Fascinating Animal Behaviour You Might Recognise in Your Friends

What separates humans from animals? Most evolutionary scientists think the answer is humanity’s higher level of cognition and ... Read More

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How to Sew an Adorable Pin Cushion for Your Sewing Kit

Learning how to sew is a mindful yet practical pursuit that can give you hours of joy, some interesting challenges, and a home ... Read More

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How Studying CBT for Depression and Anxiety Helped Me Overcome a Nervous Breakdown

Please note, this article is not intended as medical advice. Should you be considering CBT for depression or any number of ... Read More

The Unique Qualities of Clear Quartz and How to Use It in Crystal Healing

The complex and fascinating history of crystals and crystal healing is long enough to fill tomes. Thanks to its unique place in ... Read More

Skin Anatomy: An Examination of the Body’s Largest Organ

Your body is an incredible thing; a system of approximately 10 trillion cells divided into structures and mechanisms that make ... Read More