Vedas (“knowledge”)

The Vedas (“knowledge”) are a large body of knowledge texts originating in the ancient Indian subcontinent. Composed in Vedic Sanskrit, the texts constitute the…

Crom Cruach

Crom Cruach (Old Irish Cromm Crúaich /ˈkɾˠɔmˠ ˈkɾˠuəç/) was a god of pre-Christian Ireland. According to Christian writers, he was propitiated with human sacrifice and his…

Samhain begins on Oct. 31

Samhain is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter or the “darker half” of the year. Traditionally,…

Hallowmas season begins on Oct. 31

Allhallowtide, Hallowtide, Allsaintstide, or the Hallowmas season, is the triduum encompassing the Western Christian observances of All Saints’ Eve (Halloween), All Saints’ Day (All Hallows’) and All Souls’ Day, which last from 31…

Día de Muertos begins on Oct. 31

The Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by…

Lenin’s Testament 

Lenin’s Testament is the name given to a document (supposedly; perhaps generated by his secretary who was also his wife: Nadezhda Krupskaya)…

Lazar Kaganovich and Joseph Stalin

Lazar Moiseyevich Kaganovich [1893 – 25 July 1991) was a Soviet politician and administrator and one of the main associates of Joseph Stalin. He…

“Candles Youth” – where did they go

Rabin Square (Kikar Rabin), formerly Kings of Israel Square (Kikar Malkhey Yisrael), is a large public city square in the center of Tel Aviv, Israel. Over the…

Sustainability Ingredients

Pyropia tenera, also known as gim or nori, is a red algal species in the genus Pyropia. The specific name, tenera, means “delicate” and alludes…

Council of Nine

The Council of Nine describes themselves, through their two-decades channeller Phyllis Schlemmer, as “a circle of universal beings living outside time and space.”…

Apocalypse of Baruch

The Apocalypse of Baruch are two different Jewish pseudepigraphical texts written in the late 1st/early 2nd century, after the fall of Jerusalem to the…

Hollow Earth Hypothesis

As science and science fiction merge, we unravel the ancient mysteries of the human experience. If indeed entities exist beneath…

Gehlen Organization and CIA

The Gehlen Organization or Gehlen Org was an intelligence agency established in June 1946 by U.S. occupation authorities in the United States Zone of Germany, and…

NSAM #271 and NASA

Here are excerpts from JFK’s speech to the UN, as published in Vital Speeches of the Day: “…Finally, in a…