What Do Witches, Brooms and Kidney Stones Have in Common?

Witches have been flying on brooms since times immemorial, all the way to Harry Potter. The forerunners of “Nimbus 2000” were used by ancient peoples, from northern Europe to the American Indians. It is believed that druids, shamans and sorcerers used various hallucinogenic plants during spiritual rituals, with which they would create the illusion of […]

Tea of Freedom

As 1773 was drawing to a close, an iconic event in the history of North America took place. For years Britain had been collecting taxes in its North American colonies on a great number of food products, including tea, yet not giving anything in return, not even parliamentary representation. This situation outraged the colonists who […]