Natural Philosophy

Those who wish to seek out the cause of miracles and to understand the things of nature as philosophers, and not to stare at them in astonishment like fools, are soon considered heretical and impious, and proclaimed as such by those whom the mob adores as the interpreters of nature and the gods. For these men know that, once ignorance is put aside, that wonderment … Continue reading Natural Philosophy

What Tattoos Really Do to Our Bodies’ Immune Systems

Published on CNN —  By Christopher D. Lynn and The Conversation Updated 6:01 AM EDT, Thu October 3, 2019 I lay on the mat of the open-air bungalow in Apia, Samoa, looking up at a gecko. As its tail quivered, I felt a sympathetic twitch in my leg. Su’a Sulu’ape Paulo III, the sixth-generation Samoan hand-tap tattoo master leaning over me, paused to see if my … Continue reading What Tattoos Really Do to Our Bodies’ Immune Systems

Ripples : Scorpio

“Nicolas as been practicing ropes for more than 20 years. His work comes from his study of Japanese kinbaku/shibari as well as from his different body practices: Aikido, Thai massage, contact-improvisation, and System A. He lived in Japan for 4 years, where he met his master, Arisue Go, and devoted his time to aikido and rope study. He has also studied with Kinoko, Ottonawa, Kazami … Continue reading Ripples : Scorpio

Researches & Writings of Nikola Tesla #1

Science is opposed to theological dogmas because science is founded on fact. To me, the universe is simply a great machine which never came into being and never will end. The human being is no exception to the natural order. Man, like the universe, is a machine. Nothing enters our minds or determines our actions which is not directly or indirectly a response to stimuli … Continue reading Researches & Writings of Nikola Tesla #1