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Not only a unique story in the history of psychedelics, DMT holds a secret that, according to a great many who've been charmed by its extraordinary influence, may prise ajar the Pandora's box of consciousness – illuminating, perhaps, what it means to be human.

Graham St John
A multidimensional tour de force

27 nov 15 | St John, Mystery School in Hyperspace
Since the mid-1950s, the psychoactive compound DMT has attracted the attention of experimentalists and prohibitionists, scientists and artists, alchemists and hyperspace emissaries. This is the first book to delve into the history of this substance, the discovery of its properties, and the impact it has had on poets, artists, and musicians.




A memory and a warning

24 nov 15 | Hancock, Magicians of the Gods
His bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods remains an astonishing, deeply controversial, investigation of the mysteries of our past and the evidence for Earth’s lost civilization. Now Hancock returns with the sequel to his seminal work filled with completely new, scientific and archaeological evidence, which has only recently come to light.




Mindful Interviews

13 nov 15 | Brown, Frontiers of Psychedelic Consciousness
In this curated collection of interviews with pioneers in psychedelic thought, David Jay Brown explores the future of mind-altering drugs, hallucinogenic plants, and the evolution of human consciousness. In each interview we discover how these influential minds were inspired by their use of entheogens.




The awakening of integrative mysticism

5 nov 15 | Martin, One World Renaissance
In his latest work, Dr. Glen T. Martin shows why our predicament urgently requires the creation of a global social contract that can only be adopted through a profound philosophic shift to holism – the same evolutionary holism that has swept all of the world’s sciences.





27 oct 15 | Brockman, What to Think About Machines That Think
As the world becomes ever more dominated by technology, John Brockman’s latest addition to the acclaimed and bestselling “Edge Question Series” asks more than 175 leading scientists, philosophers, and artists: What do you think about machines that think? And receives provocative and enriching responses.




Spiritual Epiphanies

21 oct 15 | Beery, Shamanic Transformations
In this book we learn firsthand about the many different forms of the “aha” moment of shamanic awakening, whether they arise from ceremony, near-death experiences, dream messages, or entheogenic substances, all of them able to transform the individual’s life, clearing their vision and allowing a new consciousness to emerge




Discover your true nature

13 oct 15 | Waite, A-U-M
Gaudapada was one of the world’s greatest philosophers in seventh-century India. He invokes the mystical symbol ‘AUM’ pointing to the three states of consciousness (waking, dreaming and deep sleep) and the nature of reality itself. All three states are the result of ignorance and error. Who we really are is the fourth aspect.




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The Information Theory of Life

science | 1 dec 15 | Kevin Hartnett, Quanta Magazine
The polymath Christoph Adami is investigating life’s origins by reimagining living things as self-perpetuating information strings.

The Holy Trinity

eco | 1 dec 15 | Melati Kaye, Mongabay
How Wakatobi’s corals stay healthy and diverse. A soon-to-be under-resourced national park administration is fighting to protect marine life along one of Indonesia’s most diverse coastlines.

Demanding a Post-Work World

culture | 27 nov 15 | John Danaher, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Those who are truly interested in a postwork world would be well-advised to think about what it takes to live a meaningful life, and to assess whether that will be possible when people lack the economic motivation to work.

Floating Alone

mind | 27 nov 15 | Luke Stoddard Nathan, The Awl
The weird, slightly grim history of the sensory deprivation tank, from John C. Lilly to Richard Feynman to Michael Hutchison and even the Simpsons.

DMT Research from 1956 to the Edge of Time

mind | 24 nov 15 | Andrew R. Gallimore and David P. Luke, Reality Sandwich
Although six decades have passed since the very first DMT trip, the experience continues to confound and remains fertile ground for speculation regarding its significance and meaning.

Why Alien Life Will Be Robotic

science | 21 nov 15 | Martin Rees, Nautilus
If life off Earth exists it has probably transitioned to machine intelligence. Perhaps the galaxy already teems with advanced life, and our descendants will “plug in” to a galactic community.

Art, Ayahuasca, and Climate Change

culture | 17 nov 15 | Jill Ettinger, Reset Me
Worlds are intersecting at unexpected points these days. The latest juncture: Can street art and psychedelics like ayahuasca steer us away from abdication and help us to reclaim our planet and our health?

World's newest national park

eco | 13 nov 15 | Morgan Erickson-Davis & Apoorva Joshi, Mongabay
With the official declaration from the Peruvian government, Sierra del Divisor National Park spans 1.3 million hectares of largely primary forest, and contains unique wildlife habitat and uncontacted indigenous communities.

'Love hormone' helps produce 'bliss molecules'

science | 9 nov 15 | University of California, Irvine
The hormone oxytocin, which has been associated with interpersonal bonding, may enhance the pleasure of social interactions by stimulating production of marijuana-like neurotransmitters in the brain.

The New Holism

mind | 5 nov 15 | Glen Martin, Reallity Sandwich
During a time of fundamental paradigm-shift from fragmentation to holism, the great question is whether the shift to holism will happen in time to save us from self-extinction. An excerpt from Glen Martin’s new book On World Renaissance.

The free-will scale

mind | 1 nov 15 | Stephen Cave, Aeon
Like IQ or EQ, there should be FQ: a freedom quotient to show how much free will we have – and how to get more.

Reimagine agriculture to rewild the land

eco | 3 nov 15 | EcoHustler
Thinking differently about how we grow food creates a world of opportunity – boosting planetary health, enriching our lives and protecting us from environmental change.

Nuclear-Free Future Award 2015

life | 1 nov 15 | Nuclear-Free Future Award
This year the prices in the categories Resistance, Education, Solution, go to the USA, Switzerland, the Marshall Islands, Austria and Canada.

Is Gaia only the beginning?

science | 28 oct 15 | Space Telescope Science Institute
Earth came early to the party in the evolving universe. When our solar system was born only eight percent of the potentially habitable planets that will ever form in the universe existed. 92 percent have yet to be born.

The Nature of the DMT Entities and their Relation to Us

mind | 28 oct 15 | Peter Meyer, Serendipity
In a long philosophical discourse the author suggests that before each of us humans were born into this natural world we were entities in the DMT World, to which we will return upon the death of the body.

Solving Problems With Collective Intelligence

culture | 25 oct 15 | Michael Hrenka, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
How can technology help us to solve the big problems of individuals, organizations, and the world at large? More specifically: How can we use the internet in the best way to improve our collective problem-solving capabilities?

Psychedelics, Transgression and the End of History

mind | 23 oct 15 | Alan Piper, Academia
Transgression was the essence of the twentieth century avant-garde and the royal road to insight, self-transformation and special knowledge from Baudelaire to William Burroughs and beyond. A presentation.

A Twisted Path to Equation-Free Prediction

eco | 19 oct 15 | Gabriel Popkin, Quanta Magazine
Complex natural systems defy standard mathematical analysis. A strange attractor helps predict what will happen in a chaotic system beyond equations.

Healthy people don’t die

life | 15 oct 15 | Interview: Simone Achermann, Web for Interdisciplinary Research and Expertise
Aubrey de Grey, founder of SENS Research Foundation, explains why longevity is just a side-effect of health and what people will do with their lives when they become 1000 years old.

Neuroscience's New Consciousness Theory Is Spiritual

mind | 13 oct 15 | Bobby Azarian, The Huffington Post
Integrated Information Theory – put forth by neuroscientists Giulio Tononi and Christof Koch – is a new framework that describes a way to experimentally measure the extent to which a system is conscious.

The Right Livelihood Award 2015

life | 9 oct 15 | Right Livelihood Award Foundation
The laureates this year are an Ugandan human rights activist, an Italian physician and pacifist, a Canadian Inuit activist and the foreign minister of the Marshall islands.

Positive People Have Different Brain Connections

science | 5 oct 15 | University of Oxford, Science Daily
There is a strong correspondence between a particular set of connections in the brain and positive lifestyle and behavior traits, according to a new study. 

The First Earthly Superintelligence …

mind | 1 oct 15 | Ben Goertzel, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
… will be an incremental mind-upload of the Global Brain.

Lucky to live in a universe made for us

science | 29 sept 15 | Geraint Lewis, The Conversation
If some of the laws of physics were only infinitesimally different, we would simply not exist. It almost looks like the universe itself was built for life. But how can that be?

Who Apes Whom?

life | 25 sept 15 | Frans de Waal, The New York Times
A discovery in South Africa shows just how mixed up humans are. It has australopithecine-like hips and an ape-size brain, yet its feet and teeth are typical of the genus Homo.

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Discoverers and researchers

Never before published photos from the Psychedelic Conference II in Santa Barbara, 1983.

Thermonuclear Art

The 30-minute, ultra-high definition 4K video of the sun was taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft, and is set to a trippy soundtrack from German musician Lars Leonhard.

Don’t Panic - End Poverty
The legendary statistical showman Professor Hans Rosling returns with a feast of facts and figures as he examines the extraordinary target the world commits – to eradicate extreme poverty.

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The Inside, The Outside, The Other

Soft, sensitive tones caress the rosy skin of the music, and light but magnificently deep textures slowly swirl around, caught up in the ether … From the new Orla Wren album Moccasin Flowers.


Yume is the Japanese word for ‘dream’, but the bright nature of the music isn’t so sleepy. Ambient music such as this comes naturally to Keith Kenniff. Yume is the sound of healthy vitality.

Binaural Beat Machine
Activating the motion feature ever-changes the beating patterns, entraining various brainwaves frequencies one after the other. Have a try.


Sophisticated psychedelic chill out sounds, from dainty sedating to funky pumping, by Daniel Roeth and William Grey, the Russian duo Koan.

A calm and muted piano opens up Ruhe’s piece; modest, sensible. A couple of minutes later, the melody burns up as it’s wrapped around a heat-leaking drone. It returns a different person.

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