The Stoned Ape Theory
Did modern humans evolve from mushroom eating monkeys? The McKenna brothers (Terrance & Dennis) have gained millions of fans while espousing their various views and how psychedelic plants and fungi have shaped the path of humanity. One among those theories is The Stoned Ape Hypothesis, which posits that, groups of primates ingesting mushrooms containing psilocybin, benefited from the synesthetic and empathetic effects afforded to those who ingest them. In fact, many people think this may be the reason humans have such advanced speech, imagination, and social networks as compared to other mammals.
Top 5 Ways to Hallucinate
Want to explore alternate realities from the comfort of your couch? Watch a movie on the inside of your eyelids? Have a hobbit like journey through an enchanted world of machine elves? This is the article for you. Buckle up and prepare to take an eons-old mythical journey as we delve into the world of hallucination. The following five methods of hallucination are the place to start. Each accompanied by a recommended book on the subject, should you want to delve even deeper.
Top Five Failed Franchises
What happens when a team isn’t making it in the Majors? They get sent in for a makeover and go from aging failures to vibrant expansion teams. Franchises that find themselves down and out often have to give their product a makeover by relocating, renaming and rebranding.
7 Craziest 'Simpsons' Predictions
The Simpsons have predicted everything from the Trump Presidency to the Siegfried and Roy tiger attack. Here’s the proof: 1. Homer and the God Particle
5 Best Doomsday Escape Plans
A lot of people think that some sort of Apocalyptic event will take place in our near future. While only Evangelicals believe that it will be the Bible’s version of Armageddon, people from all walks of life agree that there’s some sort of impending doom on the horizon.
8 Great Classic Cocktails
Planning a party? These eight drinks cover all five of the major liquors and all the classics with a couple new twists here and there. Here we go:
Top 5 Best Cults
History has definitely seen its share of disastrous cults. But there have been a few good ones too. Here’s a list of Cults that are, as far as Cults go, benign. You may not agree with their beliefs, but you’d probably have a much more interesting life if you did.
Top 10 Tompkins Square Park Attractions
Whether you’re a tourist or an NYC resident, it's always nice to have a free activity or place to go that you know you can enjoy. Tompkins Square park is one of those places.