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Do You Ever Ponder Our Purpose?

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Do you ever ponder our purpose? What are we doing on this planet? Have you ever taken a break from the rigorous, sometimes monotonous, fast moving, non-stop pace of life that keeps us plugging away and moving forward, and taken a moment to reflect on the bigger picture?…

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What Is Our Purpose?

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I recall an introductory Anthropology class which began with the early human societies we refer to as “hunting and gathering” societies. What most affected me from that class was the idea that those peoples’ sole purpose in life was survival…

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Why Are We Here?

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Have you ever wondered why you are here? Why on earth? Why alive? Why do we exist at all? When I was a why-asking toddler, I am sure I drove my parents nuts. I wanted to know why, why, why for everything. Why do I have to go to sleep? Why can’t I have more ice cream? Why do mosquitoes bite? Why is today Sunday? The list was endless as every answer inspired more questions…

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Existential Psychology Explained

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Existential psychology is, in my opinion, the most profound of all psychologies because it deals with the most elemental and basic of all human experiences: our very existence. Existential psychology deals with human existence and our reaction to that existence as the basis of all human experience…

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The Ultimate Guide to Jurassic Period Dinosaurs

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During Mesozoic era there are three specific periods of time in which dinosaurs ruled the Earth, the Triassic, the Jurassic and the Cretaceous periods. These eras were labeled by geologists as a way to distinguish between geologic strata and the periods in which they occurred. The most well known and publicized period of the three dinosaur times is the Jurassic. Why is this so?…

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Jurassic Period Facts: Rise of the Dinosaurs

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The Mesozoic era saw some incredibly amazing life forms that continue to puzzle paleontologists today. The Mesozoic era was divided in to three individual periods: the Triassic period, the Jurassic period and the Cretaceous period. Smack in the middle of the Mesozoic area, the Jurassic period itself was also divided in to three sections, the early, middle and late Jurassic periods. The Jurassic period brought some amazing changes that bred some amazing prehistoric beasts in a time which fell between 146 and 200 million years ago…

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Learn About the Mysterious Inca Civilization

Machu Picchu Peru

The Inca civilization began around the 12th century AD in the area of South America that is now recognized as Peru. The Incas are known for maintaining an economy, developing their own writing systems, developing unique architecture, sustaining a system of religion and much more.

Many of the items utilized in the Inca civilizations are still utilized today and remnants of Incan utilization of these items can still be found in excavation sites in South America….

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Controversy and Unexplained Theories of Dropa Stones

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Both the history and mystery of the Dropa stones dates back to 1938. Plenty of controversy and unexplained theories surround the stones. Found amidst the remains of a strange race, the stones continue to remain an unexplainable archaeological find. Because the stones belong to the Chinese, study of the stones has been rather limited.

It is imminently possible that the stones may simply be associated with the ancient beliefs of a tribe of small, dwarfish people. The race itself is as much a mystery as the stones….

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Spooky Guide to the Types of Ghosts

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When it comes to the types of ghosts we believe in, the general public has a perception primarily based on what we’ve learned from books and movies, rather than research. Most people fall somewhere between disbelief or a comical perspective like you might expect to find in the 1984 film “Ghostbusters.” Others are drawn to the more romantic aspects of ghosts as depicted in 1947’s “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir” or 1990’s sensational hit “Ghost.” Still others find them terrifying like those who haunted a family in the 1982 classic, “Poltergeist.” The truth of the matter crosses all these boundaries and a few others which we will explore more deeply here….

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Cryptozoology Creatures: Animals of Legend

Under the sea monster

The word “cryptozoology” brings to mind crazy television shows with re-enactments of creatures of legend coming to life on the screen and generally being described by somewhat less than credible eyewitnesses. However, whether or not there is any truth to the stories and eyewitness encounters with these creatures the bottom line is that these legends exist and must have come from somewhere. So whether you are a believer in these creatures of lore, or not, chances are that you found your way here looking for a little more information about these cryptozoological creatures. Cryptozoological creatures have been a source of contention between believers and nonbelievers for years in a struggle of each party attempting to prove the other wrong and while believers generally have a difficult time providing proof, nonbelievers often have a difficult time disproving these mythological creatures…

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Top 10 Most Haunted Places in America

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Dotted throughout the United States are numerous locations that have become particularly famous in certain circles and for others these locations may hold no special significance at all…that is until they learn the stories behind them. Despite the fact that many people who visit some of these locations with the mind of a skeptic it doesn’t take long for many of them to have ghostly encounters of their own and walk away with a whole new view on the afterlife. Whether or not you believe in the afterlife or the existence of the paranormal isn’t so much of a question when visiting the United States most haunted places, what is more appropriate to ask is whether you think you will make it home in one piece! While there are certainly hundreds of well known spirit infested locations around the United States that have made it in to the books of ghost hunters worldwide the ten that follow are undoubtedly some of the most spiritually active spots according to believers…

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20 World Predictions For 2112

Nanorobots

Each and every new year we encourage each other to look ahead to years to come and predict what they will bring. In this article we will speculate on twenty common predictions for the year 2112 including: the increased use of nanorobots, an increased acceptance of gay marriage, the end of the world and an advance of solar technology…

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Skepticism Surrounds Ica Stones

Ica stone

Ica stones may have given scientists something new to ponder as they search remnants of the past in an effort to make sense of the evolution of our planet. Though there is some skepticism concerning the validity of Ica stones, their very existence leaves us something to ponder…

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Area 51 Facts and Conspiracy Theories

Area 51 sign

When it comes to mysterious locations around the world, there is one location that draws quite a lot of attention, particularly by those who believe in extraterrestrial life forms. Area 51 is located 83 miles north-northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada and each year crowds of people flock to the area to see what they can see in the sparse Nevada desert. While the actual area of Area 51 lies in a restricted location, visitors to the area often find themselves dropping in to the local diner and gathering spot for lovers of all things extraterrestrial – the Little A’Le’Inn. Inside the Inn alien lovers gather to share their encounters of a close kind and tell of just how close they got to Area 51 before they were caught by the patrolling security guards that monitor the perimeter to ensure that there is no breach of security. Why is security such a big deal in Area 51? The answer to that depends upon who you ask…

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Are There More People Dead or Alive?

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The sheer number of people living on the planet is a number so large that it is unimaginable for most of us. Few people realize however, that those who came before us numbered many more. We will take a look at just how the number of dead is calculated and what this calculation means for us…

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