The Himalayan giant honeybee makes a special psychoactive honey in the spring from rhododendron flowers. But getting the honey is no easy task.
Scientist are racing to create Chimeras, but are they moving too quickly? When the word chimera comes up in conversation, some envision snarled creatures that crawled out of Fullmetal Alchemist. Hybrids of human and animal, they defy the laws of nature and raise questions about humanity. The Greeks depicted the chimera as a monstrous creature […]
In this interview for Reality Sandwich Prof. McDonald reflects on the differences between the concepts of daimons and.demons, including how and why demons replaced daimons in the popular imagination, the importance of Jung to historians of alchemy, prehistoric stone circles, Hegel as a Hermeticist, Stephanos of Alexandria, and much more.