In 1967 the Philco-Ford Corporation released a short film titled 1999 A.D. In it the inevitable advances of the future are demonstrated. Some of the predictions seem to be right on while others appear to have been pulled straight from Star Trek.
The documentary How To Go Out Of Your Mind – The LSD Crisis was made for Canadian TV in 1966 and features some great footage of Tim Leary, Richard Alpert and Ralph Meltzner on the grounds of the legendary Millbrook estate.
“Biohackers: A Journey Into Cyborg America” explores the world of biohacking, where DIY cyborgs are pushing the bleeding edge of human enhancement.
For the adherents of Grinder culture, the Cyborg is the epitome of humanity. While the biological elements of the human body are limited in their uses, the mechanized elements these pioneers are inserting into their bodies open the world up to new realities and sensations, allowing them to bridge the gap between man and machine.
In this TED Talk, Stumbling On Happiness author Dan Gilbert explains that scientifically, we can be just as happy by manufacturing our own happiness (synthetic happiness) as we can if we get what we want. The reason for this is because we have a psychological immune system that slides into gear during circumstances that may initially make us feel pretty miserable.
One of the most interesting pieces of trivia he reveals is one case where the happiness levels of paraplegics and lottery winners were compared. Astoundingly, one year after both of their remarkably different life-altering experiences, they exhibited the same level of happiness.
Conventional science claims this is impossible, yet generations of inventors have been mesmerised by the promise of an engine that powers itself. The world’s reliance on diminishing fossil fuel resources and the associated problems of pollution serve to spur them on. A Machine to Die For showcases a number of dedicated, sometimes eccentric, and always obsessive individuals who have devoted their lives to this quest.
Like the title says, here are more amazing facts. If you missed part 1 you can watch it here.
Several of these have such profound implications they could have changed the course of humanity, of life on earth. They could have prevented suffering of different kinds, ranging from lung cancer to the destruction caused by the fossil fuel and nuclear industry.
For those who have been told they’d never walk again, a variety of medical therapies have shown some promise, but not as immediate as a suit with military origins.
The Ekso Suit, designed to help soldiers carry much bulkier loads great distances, is increasingly being used to help people with spinal cord injuries get back on their feet and walk again, albeit slowly and carefully.
Watch this video from ABC News, showing how the Ekso Suit has helped 27-year-old Aaron Bloom and others get back on their feet following a spinal cord injury.
Technologies of the Gods brings convincing evidence that ancient civilizations utilized high-tech engineering methods equal to, if not superior to our own and that these technologies were being applied on a world-wide level.
It has long been suspected that the Great Pyramids, Stonehenge, and the Mayan temples could not have been built using the primitive technologies attributed to those peoples by the orthodox academic view which states that primitive civilization in Mesopotamia, Egypt and India emerged from the stone age just over five thousand years ago.
In Technologies of the Gods breakthrough researchers, writers and engineers take a look at real evidence – largely ignored by the academic establishment – which shatters the orthodox scenario for the dawn of civilization on Earth.
“Music and the Psychedelic Mind” is a 20-minute documentary that explores the relationship between music and psychedelic drugs. It includes an interview with Charles Grob, M.D., professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the Harbor UCLA School of Medicine, about his study using psilocybin and music to treat advanced cancer patients who had “overwhelming anxiety.”
Learn more here: Magic Mushrooms versus the Fear of Death
Graham Hancock, David Icke, Thomas Rogers, Donna Eden, and Judith Orloff discuss various bizarre ideas about life, the universe and everything.
Ancient Aliens Debunked is a 3 hour refutation of the theories proposed on the History Channel series Ancient Aliens. It is essentially a point by point critique of the “ancient astronaut theory” which has been proposed by people like Erich von Däniken and Zecharia Sitchin as well as many others.
The film covers topics like: Ancient building sites: Puma Punku, The Pyramids, Baalbek, Incan sites, And Easter Island. Ancient artifacts: Pacal’s rocket, the Nazca lines, the Tolima “fighter jets”, the Egyptian “light bulb”, Ufo’s in ancient art, and the crystal skulls. Ancient text issues: Ezekiel’s wheel, Ancient nuclear warfare, Vimana’s, the Anunnaki, and the Nephilim.
After struggling for years Dr. Ronald Mallett has a scientific epiphany. In this episode, Dr. Mallett presents his unique theory of time travel, the limitations involved, and life lessons he’s gleaned.