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  • MKUltra - What We Know About The Secret CIA Human Mind Control Project

    MKUltra - What We Know About The Secret CIA Human Mind Control Project

    The United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) secretly conducted a human testing program known as "MKUltra". The purpose of the studies was to find substances like LSD and create techniques that could be used in interrogations to weaken people and extract confessions via brainwashing and psychological torture.

  • The Rosetta Stone - This Man Deciphered The Rosetta Stone's Hieroglyphics

    The Rosetta Stone - This Man Deciphered The Rosetta Stone's Hieroglyphics

    This young scholar cracked the Rosetta Stone code in 1822, allowing researchers to read previously unreadable ancient Egyptian texts. Both of these things stood out in the 1806 presentation given to the Académie de Grenoble in eastern France. To begin with, the author was a teenager of only 16 years old. Secondly, the remarkably literate young person made a highly controversial assertion.

  • Indigenous Americans - How They Established Democratic Governments Long Before The Current United States

    Indigenous Americans - How They Established Democratic Governments Long Before The Current United States

    Artifacts from a democratic body existed about the year 500 CE, long before the United States Congress was established in 1789. The discovery of democratic institutions in the Americas has been pushed back in time by archeological evidence for many centuries. The results prove that Indigenous American organizations dedicated to facilitating widespread input into political decision-making existed long before European contact.

  • Next Significant Development In The Vibrator Timeline - How Vibrator Changed From Medical Tool To A Sex Toy

    Next Significant Development In The Vibrator Timeline - How Vibrator Changed From Medical Tool To A Sex Toy

    The use of the vibrator in the sex arena is the next significant development in the vibrator timeline. For a gadget designed for sexual pleasure, the vibrator's development seems rather clinical. The device was therapeutically utilized for decades as a purported medical therapy for the unusual sickness of hysteria. The first vibrators appeared in the middle of the 1800s, so it's not a new technology.

  • Rhode Island Whaler – Scientists Find That It Sank Off Patagonia In The 1850s

    Rhode Island Whaler – Scientists Find That It Sank Off Patagonia In The 1850s

    The Dolphin, a Rhode Island whaler from the northeastern United States, set sail in 1850 but became aground off the coast of Patagonia in 1859. This research yields non-cutting dates until 1849. Using dendroarchaeological provenance methods and a unique method based on the gridded North American Drought Atlas, good correlations were found between the wreck's tree-ring width series and white oak and yellow pine tree ring reference chronologies from the eastern United States.

  • Hydroclimate Of The Andes – How Does It Differentiate The Andes?

    Hydroclimate Of The Andes – How Does It Differentiate The Andes?

    The atmospheric circulation over South America and the surrounding waters is a primary cause of the weather and hydroclimate of the Andes.

  • The Antibiotic Era - A Brief History And Lessons Learned

    The Antibiotic Era - A Brief History And Lessons Learned

    This article provides a quick review of the antibiotic era, from the discovery of the first antibiotics to the current situation, which is characterized by the emergence of difficult-to-treat multidrug-resistant illnesses. The development of novel strategies in the search for new antimicrobials, the design of more effective preventive measures, and, most importantly, a better understanding of the ecology of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance are all discussed as possible responses to the antibiotic resistance challenges.

  • History Of Music From Its Beginnings To The Present

    History Of Music From Its Beginnings To The Present

    History of music dates back to the Paleolithic period, and the vast majority of Paleolithic instruments dating to the Upper Paleolithic have been discovered in Europe.

  • Music Origin - Overview From Begining To Present Day

    Music Origin - Overview From Begining To Present Day

    Music origin is likely to have occurred in Syria about 3400 years ago.

  • Smoking History - Cigarette Companies Used Doctors For Promotion

    Smoking History - Cigarette Companies Used Doctors For Promotion

    Before it was discovered that cigarettes cause cancer, tobacco companies recruited members of the medical profession to appear in their advertisements.

  • History Of Open Access Publication

    History Of Open Access Publication

    Open access movement traces its origins as far back as the 1950s when the Letterist International (LI) published a newspaper called Potlatch that made everything available to the public. Guy Debord wrote to Patrick Straram when the LI and the Situationist International joined to become the Situationist International.

  • Lobotomy - History, Facts, Procedures & Side Effects

    Lobotomy - History, Facts, Procedures & Side Effects

    Lobotomy, also known as leucotomy, was a type of psychosurgery that included breaking connections in the brain's prefrontal cortex.

  • Cannabis In The Post-Prohibition Era

    Cannabis In The Post-Prohibition Era

    Despite the fact that cannabis has a long history as a medicine in many countries around the world, including the United States, the political climate in the early twentieth century was not friendly to cannabis or hemp, creating the ideal conditions for cannabis in the post-prohibition era, with the mingling of unstable medicine, racism, greed, and power.

  • The History Of Cannabis - From Ancient Times To The New World

    The History Of Cannabis - From Ancient Times To The New World

    We can see evidence of the cannabis plant's relevance in the evolution of societies all around the world throughout history. The cannabis plant has been connected with religions, migration, colonization, and political powers all over the world, from China to India, Africa to Latin America, and Europe to North America, generating a rich history of cannabis.

  • When Pharma Companies Used Doctors to Promote Opioids

    When Pharma Companies Used Doctors to Promote Opioids

    Some of the most prominent case studies should have been good stories since they featured prescription painkillers. Recruiting physicians as “key opinion leaders” (KOLs), a title designed to be psychologically rewarding, and paying them to deliver scripted promotional presentations to their peers, are just a few examples.

  • The Decade Of The Brain And Medical Legalization Of Cannabis

    The Decade Of The Brain And Medical Legalization Of Cannabis

    Research on the medical uses of cannabis was still restricted in the late 1980s and early 1990s, both in the United States and internationally. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) was mostly in charge of research at the time, and it was funding studies to learn more about the harmful effects of THC and cannabis. Only one grow house at the University of Mississippi provided medical-grade cannabis for research purposes which was the brain behind the medical legalization of cannabis.

  • The Role Of Cannabis In The Victorian Age Medical Revival

    The Role Of Cannabis In The Victorian Age Medical Revival

    Hemp was a common ingredient in Asian and Indian folk treatments as a cure-all, used to treat fever, burns, and headaches, as well as as a paste/poultice for wounds. Hashish, another name for cannabis, made its way back to Europe as a medication thanks to an Irish doctor operating in India, kicking off the Victorian age medical revival of cannabis.