Category: Science

Lucid Dreaming and the 5 Stages of Sleep

Although we all do it, many people are unaware of exactly what sleep is, and the many stages of sleep that occur in the healthy cycle of sleep we experience of a night time. Let me tell you: the cycle of sleep is very interesting, and it is essential knowledge for anyone who wants to have lucid dreams. It is also a good foundation if you want to have a greater comprehension of the theories behind lucid dreaming. The typical person will experience five stages of sleep each night. It takes approximately Read more [...]

The Fourth Phase of Water – What You Don’t Know About Water, and Really Should

Water is clearly one of the most important factors for your health—especially when you consider that your body actually consists of over 99 percent water molecules! Dr. Gerald Pollack is one of the leading premier research scientists in the world when it comes to understanding the physics of water, and what it means to your health. Besides being a professor of bioengineering at the University of Washington, he’s also the founder and editor-in-chief of a scientific journal called Water, Read more [...]

Study Reveals Irises Reflect Personality

A team of researchers at Orebro University in Sweden have revealed that patterns in the iris of the eyes may correlate to personality traits. The scientists looked at specific lines and pits in the eyes of 428 people and compared the physical traits with personality characteristics. Everyone's eyes are unique in lines, dots and color. However, through the study the scientists have determined that certain common patterns in the iris indicate whether a person is warm and trusting or neurotic Read more [...]

Study Shows Animals Laugh When you Tickle Them

Thought it was just humans that are ticklish? Think again - scientists are studying how animals respond to being tickled in a bid to shed light on how laughter evolved. Tickling a gorilla is not for the faint-hearted. But keeper Phil Ridges is not worried at getting into the enclosure with Emmie at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent. The gorilla, now 19, was hand-reared, and Phil has been her keeper for most of her life. He says she has a tendency to be "a little bit frosty", but Read more [...]

Top 10 Cannabis Studies the Government Wished it Had Never Funded

10) MARIJUANA USE HAS NO EFFECT ON MORTALITY: A massive study of California HMO members funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) found marijuana use caused no significant increase in mortality. Tobacco use was associated with increased risk of death. Sidney, S et al. Marijuana Use and Mortality. American Journal of Public Health. Vol. 87 No. 4, April 1997. p. 585-590. Sept. 2002. 9) HEAVY MARIJUANA USE AS A YOUNG ADULT WON’T RUIN YOUR LIFE: Veterans Affairs scientists looked Read more [...]

Gun Control Doesn’t Reduce Crime or Violence, say Studies

'It's not a gun control problem; it's a cultural control problem." - Bob Barr WASHINGTON – While it is an article of faith among gun-control proponents that government restrictions on firearms reduces violence and crime, two new U.S. studies could find no evidence to support such a conclusion. The National Academy of Sciences issued a 328-page report based on 253 journal articles, 99 books, 43 government publications, a survey of 80 different gun-control laws and some of its own independent Read more [...]

Are Drugs, Rather Than a Virus, the Cause of AIDS?

"AIDS is neither an infectious disease, nor sexually transmitted.  It is a toxic nutritional syndrome caused by the alarming worldwide increment of immunological stressor agents." - Dr. Roberto Giraldo Almost two decades of unprecedented efforts in research costing US taxpayers over $50 billion have failed to defeat Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and have failed to explain the chronology and epidemiology of AIDS in America and Europe. The failure to cure AIDS is so complete that Read more [...]

Honey & Sugar Outperform Antibiotic Ointments in Treating Wounds and Burns

From Alexander the Great to the American Revolution in 1776, man has fought and incurred severe wounds and amputations on the battlefield, was treated and survived.   For thousands of years people have survived without antibiotics, and it's time to look at how that was possible. Both the Smith Papyrus of 1700 B.C. and the Ebers Papyrus of 1500 B.C. describe the treatment of severe wounds and burns with coagulated milk and honey held in place by a muslin bandage. Similar combinations have Read more [...]