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    The Tibetan Book of the Dead: A Traveler’s Guide to Other Worlds

    Article by Mark Mirabello, Ph.D. In fabled Tibet, the land of Diamond Vehicle Buddhism, the trek of the deceased is described in a religious classic called the Bardo Thodol or Liberation by Hearing in the After-Death Plane. In the words of British Orientalist Sir John Woodroffe (1865–1936), the book is a “traveler’s guide to other worlds.” Written in the eighth century CE by ...

    On March 24, 2017 / By
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    Cannabis Becomes More Potent Over Time

    There is no denying the fact that marijuana has evolved over the last few decades, and its potency higher than ever before. Over the last decade (in particular) we have seen a surprising shift towards a series of more liberal and cannabis friendly policies, and as a result cannabis has become more popular. Moreover the fact that the global market is continuing ...

    On March 23, 2017 / By
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    These 22 Questions Posed on Tumblr Might Actually Make Your Brain Explode

    “I think, therefore I am.” – René Descartes Armchair philosophy is a type of amateur philosophy that arises from casual discussions, often elevated (and/or heightened) when in altered states. These discussions need not occur among people in actual armchairs, and in the digital age – the conversations may even be inspired by a simple question or meme. The list below of 22 low-brow ...

    On March 21, 2017 / By
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    These Controversial Documentaries Are Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Seen

    Jon Ronson is a gonzo-style journalist, author, documentary filmmaker and radio presenter who is best known for his investigations of controversial fringe subject matter in the realm of politics and science. After going down a Ronson rabbit-hole, we’ve discovered some highly entertaining documentaries that have a very special type of irony, and a unique humor all their own. Below is a list of Ronson ...

    On March 20, 2017 / By
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    Porkchop Sandwiches! The G.I. Joe PSA’s Have Been Newly Remastered into HD Quality

    In the early days of internet, before the rise of memes and the dawn of the Cult of Kek – Fensler Films’ “G.I. Joe” PSA satire-remix videos were a hilarious (and viral) sensation. The short nonsequiturs didn’t make much sense, but classics like “Pork Chop Sandwiches“, “Reggae“, and “Help Computer” induced a type of hysterical absurdity that has yet to be repeated. Wild to think ...

    On March 19, 2017 / By
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    The Kinetic, Color Chaos of Artist CJ Hungerman

    CJ Hungerman is an an artist that describes his work as a “Visual Riot”. Composing patterns of kinetic, color chaos, the inspiration for this work is human emotion, and interaction. Hungerman describes his work by saying: …The layers, shapes, and color choices evolve into an electrified, surreal landscape that engages the viewer with new optic riddles each time the art is explored. ...

    On March 18, 2017 / By
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    Tommy Cash – SURF *NSFW*

    Tommy Cash is a “Post Soviet” Estonian rapper that would best be described as an amalgamation of Marilyn Manson, John Waters, Harmony Korine and Alex from Everything is Illuminated. Cash has garnered a cult following over the past few months, and the momentum is continuing to grow. His infectious sound, and beautifully bizarre aesthetic is the stuff dreams are made of.   ...

    On March 16, 2017 / By
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    The Hypnotic Floating Head of Soviet TV

    With Russia hot in the news, I invite you back almost three decades to a simpler, happier time — the collapse of the Soviet Union. The year is 1989 and the Communist Party’s grip on various soviet satellite countries is slipping. Civil unrest is running rampant and the future is particularly uncertain. As we stare down this volatile and large-scale political scenario, ...

    On March 16, 2017 / By
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    Sir Patrick Stewart Admits He Relies On Cannabis to Fully Function

    “I mean, my main problem is my hands don’t work very well,” he said. “But thanks to cannabis, they work much better than they used to. Thanks to the law in California now, it’s just a spray that I put on.” Stewart said he’s been to doctors about this problem but they usually dismiss it as part of the aging process. “You ...

    On March 15, 2017 / By
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    Exploring Creativity, and Consciousness With Artist Ian Ferguson (HYDEON)

    Ian Ferguson, otherwise known as HYDEON, is a contemporary artist, designer, and print-maker currently living (and working) in Brooklyn, NY. He was born in National City, CA in 1985, and grew up in San Diego. He received his BA in graphic design from The Art Institute of California (San Diego) in 2006. I recently had an opportunity to connect with Ian during a ...

    On March 13, 2017 / By