Frida Kahlo on the Meanings of the Colors

From the color of madness and mystery to that of distance and tenderness. BY MARIA POPOVA More than a century after Goethe’s theoretical inquiry into the emotional hues of color, Frida Kahlo (July 6, 1907–July 13, 1954) contemplated the question from a far more intuitive place in a fragment from The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait (public library) — the treasure trove that gave us the visionary Mexican painter’s DIY paint recipe, her ferocious political convictions, and her stunning handwritten love letters to Diego Rivera. Early in her journal, the young Kahlo inscribes a lyrical stream-of-consciousness meditation on the symbolism of different colors inspired by an … Continue reading Frida Kahlo on the Meanings of the Colors


by Zen Gardner, Contributor Waking Times Mankind is an experiment. No experiment can go wrong as they are simply experiments. We exist in a conscious universe, one of innumerable coexisting universes. Since the creative universe is conscious we know intention is involved. A sequence of choices or agreements were made of some fashion to bring this world and our habitation of it into being. This includes our own willing agreement since we too are fractals of eternal consciousness in a loving Universe. The experiment on our planet and perhaps others in our Universe is to see what would happen when an infinitely … Continue reading AS IT IS, SO ARE WE

You Should Jerk Off at Least 21 Times a Month

And four other things we learned about our bodies this week by Nick Leftley The human body: An inspiring biological work of art? Or a meaty sack of germs and fluids? Either way, there’s still a lot we don’t know about what goes on in there — and scientists are constantly attempting to find out more. Here are the most interesting things they’ve discovered about our bodies in the last seven days: You Need to Blow Your Load at Least 21 Times a Month According to a Harvard study cited by the ever-reliable Daily Mail, ejaculating at least 21 times a month is the best defense against prostate … Continue reading You Should Jerk Off at Least 21 Times a Month