The dermal vision


The dermal vision or paroptica vision , is the alleged ability to see with the skin. If it were possible to accept it as a real fact, it suggests that the skin contains photoreceptors orreceptor sensitive to electrostatic differential Alternatively, it is possible that the dermal vision is a paranormal phenomenon.

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INCONTATTATI


Forse non tutti sanno che sulla terra esistono ancora poche etnie che non hanno mai avuto contatti con la società civilizzata. Esempi di queste tribù si trovano in quattro continenti: Asia, Oceania, America settentrionale e America meridionale. Tali gruppi umani, pur essendo la loro conoscenza di indubbio interesse antropologico, non vengono contattati dagli studiosi per scelta di questi ultimi: potrebbero infatti contagiare gli indigeni con virus per i quali il loro sistema immunitario non è preparato e provocarne l’estinzione.

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The 150 hardest miles in the world


This territory is among the least impenetrable on the planet and extremely dangerous. It is a thick jungle where there are no roads to go; it swarms with insects, dangerous animals and almost everyone should stay away from it just for these reasons. If you are looking for adventure, you have to look elsewhere! It is also frequented by paramilitary armies, drug traffickers, illegal migrants, indigenous tribes and everyone could be adverse!

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Saints and secret societies of Siberia


With its eleven million square kilometers Siberia it is one of the largest territories and remote in the world. For generations, the Russians have used it as a gathering place for all kinds of religious exiles and prisoners. The first thing you have to think about the idea of Siberia is a vast and desolate place where there were very few people. The Russians have always seen it as an empty space that you found them to be filled, but unfortunately we never succeeded because it was too big! There were no roads suitable for traveling to the country; and this has contributed to the sense of isolation that the Russian community in this environment felt very cold and hostile. Siberian religious scene is particularly rooted, as there was minimal overlap of other cultures. Siberian shamanism is therefore considered by the classical scholars, the less contaminated by other cultures.

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Bioluminescent worms, armed beetles and zombie ants


I’ve always been fascinated by ethology; but are especially attracted by the extreme behavior that living things develop in order to survive. According to studies by the researchers, the strange behavior of animals can be determined both by their genetic acquired on the basis that the habitat in which they live. However, behaviors that are instinctive or acquired, it is well known that some animals have very strange and unusual behavior. Here I report three examples of behaviors of insects that I was very impressed; one of which. I have been a participant in New Zealand. Continue reading “Bioluminescent worms, armed beetles and zombie ants”

Jesus Malverde the Narcos Saint


In the north-west of Mexico, between the Sierra Madre mountains and the Pacific Ocean, there is the state of Sinaloa is known as the “cradle of drug trafficking.” Its state capital, Culiacan, the capital of the drug across the country. An average of 2-3 drug-related deaths are reported each day, and the drug violence between police and rival drug gangs is common in the city. However, just around the corner from the governor’s office, on the opposite side of the railroad tracks, a sanctuary exists as an ‘amalgam of narco-culture and his Catholicism. There he pays tribute to Jesús Malverde, also called Narcos Saint.
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The raft of Thor Heyerdahl


On the 7th of August in the year 1947, tossed by the waves crashing on the rocks, a raft of balsa wood and bamboo hit the reef that protected the quiet lagoon Raroria, a remote island in the Marquesas archipelago, in the middle of ‘Pacific Ocean.

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Lo strano culto delle navi da carico


Il culto delle navi da carico, più comunemente conosciuto come “il cargo cult“; fa parte di un movimento sociale e religioso degli abitanti della Malanesia, un gruppo di isole del Pacifico meridionale a nord-ovest dell’Australia, di cui fanno parte la Papua Nuova Guinea, Nuova Caledonia, Isole Figi e Vanuatu. I culti delle navi e degli aerei da carico ebbero inizio dalla crescente tensione fra le popolazioni tribali remote, e gli eserciti impegnati nella guerra nel Pacifico.

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Welcome to Christmas island


The first thing you can imagine thinking of Christmas Island, is a place with cold temperatures as Lapland, with expanses of ice and vast uninhabited areas. Characterized by long nights with the bitter cold of the Arctic, populated by very friendly and nice peoples, surrounded by deep forests populated by wild animals.

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Le ambigue rovine di Nan Madol


In una zona remota dell’oceano Pacifico si trova uno straordinario sito archeologico quasi sconosciuto. Il suo nome è Nan Madol e partendo dall’Europa o dall’America occorrono decine di ore di volo per raggiungerlo. Si trova in Micronesia, su un isola chiamata Pohnpei (Ponapé), situata a oltre 1600 km a est di Guam. L’isola e’ distante centinaia di chilometri dalle terre più vicine, ed e’circondata da un’insidiosa barriera corallina che la separa dal resto del mondo. Se non si conoscono bene queste acque è difficile raggiungerla incolumi.

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The summers that never arrived


At the beginning of the first century of contemporary age (1800-1816), the planet was characterized by a great political instability. While Europe was slowly recovering from the Napoleonic wars that had been completed only a year earlier, in Latin America the Spanish Independence War made most of the colonies independent of Spain. In Europe after years of desperation and destruction people he expected better times, but the coming summer was rainy and cold, crops did not produce fruits hunger and disease were the consequences.

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Siberia: terra di santi di guaritori e di sette segrete


Con i suoi undici milioni di chilometri quadrati la Siberia è uno dei territori più vasti e remoti del pianeta. Per generazioni i russi lo hanno utilizzato come luogo di raccolta per tutti i generi di esuli religiosi e prigionieri. La prima cosa che bisogna pensare a proposito della Siberia, è l’idea di uno spazio vasto e desolato in cui vive pochissima gente. I russi lo hanno sempre visto come uno spazio vuoto che si trovava lì per essere colmato, ma purtroppo non ci riuscirono mai in quanto era troppo vasto! Non c’erano strade adatte per viaggiare per il paese; e questo ha contribuito al senso di isolamento che la comunità russa provava in questo ambiente freddo e ostile.

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