Winds whistled through Peking’s Forbidden City as Jiajing, the 11th emperor of the Ming Dynasty, raised a porcelain flask decorated with symbols of eternal youth. It was to be his final attempt at achieving immortality. He had been duped by unscrupulous advisors into believing that the deadly mercury he was about to drink was the […]Read more "Has the First Person to Achieve Immortality Already Been Born?"
January 6, 1975. A young Israeli immigrant pushes open the door of his north London squat to find the dead body of a homeless man. George Price had cut the carotid artery out of his own throat with a pair of nail scissors. It was a bloody end for a troubled man who believed he […]Read more "The Homeless Scientist Killed by His Own Search for True Kindness"
At the turn of the 1950s the greatest minds of America gathered in a secret location (which may or may not have looked like a scene out of Dr. Strangelove). We now know this secret location was the RAND. Corporation’s HQ in sunny Santa Monica, and in attendance was John Forbes Nash. Nash had been […]Read more "What the Nash Equilibrium Can and Cannot Tell Us"
A series of videos recently uploaded on YouTube show two young children divulging disturbing information about a secret society active in north London. The siblings reveal that they have been the victims of satanic ritual abuse, inflicted upon them at school and church in the affluent suburb of Hampstead. In hours of video footage that […]Read more "Memories of Satan"
Last year the ministry for justice announced the UK’s most high-risk sex offenders will be required to complete a series of lie detector tests as part of their release probation. The programme has been implemented in order to reduce the threat posed by supposedly rehabilitated pedophiles. 13.4% of sex offenders commit another sex related crime […]Read more "The Pedophile and the Polygraph"
Julio Fernandez Amon and Carlos de la Rosa discuss the geological and anthropological history of Costa Rica and Central America. Produced by Theo JolliffeRead more "Native America"
A group of second year life science students from the University of Manchester traveled the many different life zones of Costa Rica. The trip also involved conducting their own investigation into the country’s ecology with some remarkable results – despite some adverse conditions. Produced by Theo JolliffeRead more "The Crazy Ecology of Costa Rica"