The Complicated Evolution of Marijuana

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Author: Daily Beast

From an ancient Chinese cure-all to the settlers of Jamestown to Colorado’s legalization experiment, the complicated evolution of marijuana. The extraordinary history of marijuana is so expansive, spanning thousands of years over much of the world’s geography, that a timeline would hardly do it justice. A single straight line fails...

The Viking Berserkers – Fierce Warriors or Drug-Fuelled Madmen?

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Author: Ancient Origins

Today, the word ‘berserk’ is used to describe anyone in an irrational, agitated state of mind who cannot or does not control his or her actions. The meaning of the word originates with the Viking berserkers, the fierce warriors who were known for battling in an uncontrollable, trance-like fury, and...

Coriander Oil – Better Than Vitamin D?

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Author: The Alternative Daily

Believed by the Chinese to bestow immortality, coriander, or “Coriandrum Sativum,” is a powerful herb with many health benefits… earning it the name, “The Wonder Herb.” Hippocrates, the famous ancient Greek healer who became known as the “Father of Medicine,” was said to have used and regularly recommended coriander for...

Make Your Own Natural Anti-Hayfever Juice

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Author: Karen Foster

There are very specific and dangerous side effects involved with using medications to control allergies and histamine responses. For millions of hayfever sufferers, there are low-cost and extremely effective natural juices that are healthy, tasty and capable of banishing those seasonal sniffles without the side effects of drugs. Antihistamines tend...

Discovery of Hammer of Thor Artifact Solves Mystery of Viking Amulets

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Author: April Holloway

The discovery of a 10th century Viking artifact resembling the Hammer of Thor has solved a long-running mystery surrounding more than 1,000 ancient amulets found across Northern Europe, according to a report in Discovery News. The relics, known as the Mjöllnir amulets, appear to depict hammers, which historians have linked...

5 Majors Organs That Are Being Destroyed By Alcohol Consumption

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Author: Justin Caba

When consumed responsibly and in moderation, alcohol can be enjoyed without repercussions. Unfortunately, when drinking becomes a problem the effects can be disastrous for the health of the human body. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the immediate effects of alcohol including an increase in blood...

Time to Start Paying Attention to Fracking’s Earthquakes

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Author: Sarah Zielinski

Swarms of small earthquakes that have surged in Oklahoma since 2008 can be blamed on wastewater from fracking being injected into the earth, and they represent a potential hazard for the state capitol, Oklahoma City, according to a study published today in Science. This is not the first set of...

The Islamic State, the “Caliphate Project” and the “Global War on Terrorism”

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Author: Michel Chossudovsky

The Al Qaeda legend and the threat of the “Outside Enemy” is sustained through extensive media and government propaganda. In the post 9/11 era, the terrorist threat from Al Qaeda constitutes the building block of US-NATO military doctrine. It justifies –under a humanitarian mandate– the conduct of “counter-terrorism operations” Worldwide....

Russian Physicists Launch Campaign To Rebuild Tesla’s Wardenclyffe Tower

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Author: The Mind Unleashed

“Tesla was right and we are ready to prove it!” So say the two Russian physicists who have just launched an Indiegogo campaign to rebuild Nikola Tesla’s Wardenclyffe Tower in Fall, 2014.  Tesla believed that the tower could transmit power wirelessly but this was never definitively proven in his lifetime. If he was right,...