Biosphere 2 was one of the most lauded experiments of the 1990s, then one of the most ridiculed. Now it is back, offering a unique way to put theories about climate and environment to the test.
Despite their brief existence, snowflakes are a testament to the limitless creativity woven into the fabric of the natural world.
The Whole Earth Catalog, first published in 1968, can be considered the bible of counterculture in the 60s and 70s. It compiles tools that can empower the individual within the global community.
I think it is fair to say that Pete Mauney is obsessed with photographing fireflies. For more than twenty years he finds solace in his nocturnal wanderings and an inexhaustible challenge for the next interesting composition.
Lloyd Kahn is arguably the most influential pioneer of the DIY building movement that emerged in the 1960s.
Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934) was a Spanish neuroscientist and pathologist who is considered the father of modern neuroscience.
The following drawings are taken from the Wurzelatlas, a book series that began in 1960 and is regarded as the standard work on root research.
Each picture reveals minute features and textures that are normally invisible to the naked eye.
A laboratory in constant change, a small museum of desires and dreams that amuse the inner child.
The first stages of embryonic development are roughly the same for all animals, including humans.
This seminal book by Stanley Keleman explores the notion that physical human shape is interrelated with one’s emotional and psychological reality — mapping the geometry of somatic consciousness.
Watching this video, I felt captured by a primal feeling of awe. One of these rare moments when we glimpse how inconceivably vast and powerful this reality is.
Rebel Wisdom uncovers the most rebellious ideas in philosophy, human potential and transcendence to find direction through the chaos of the time.
A personal project exploring the real world of scientific research. Not the stainless steel surfaces bathed in purple light, but real people in their basements working on selfbuilt contraptions
A trialogue on chaos and the world soul, featuring Terence McKenna, Rupert Sheldrake, Ralph Abraham – three brilliant minds sharing their views on life and the structure of reality.
Seeds are the most complex organs produced by plants, capable of traveling space and time to ensure the biodiversity of our planet.
Fludd was striving for an universal science, combining mysticism, aesthetics and the more rational sciences to an all-embracing system of knowledge.
The works of Uri Shapira expose environments of alternative truth, made of active metal vegetation and various chemical growths.
This film is based on the 1967 book of the same name. It’s a radical critique of mass marketing and its role in the alienation of modern society.
In the early 18th century Maharajah Sawaii Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories in North India, known as Jantar Mantar.
In this lecture Terence unfolds an ocean of ideas, a metaphor for the psychedelic dimension you are sailing out onto to cast the net of the human imagination to retrieve novel ideas out of the chaos.
Osho’s discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, given in Pune from 1973-76.
Continuum Movement is a dynamic inquiry into what it is to be a human being, providing a method to consciously explore ourself as an unfolding biological and planetary process.
A series of films about how humans have been colonized by the machines we have built. Although we don’t realize it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers.
The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.
This book isn’t a novel but rather a manifesto. The final work of Huxley is a sociological blueprint, a manual for living, loving and dying.
Today I picked up one of my favorite books, Island by Aldous Huxley, his radical blueprint for a better world.…
Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.
Artists, scientists, spiritual leaders and economists gathered in Amsterdam in 1990 to explore the emerging paradigm of a holistic world view and the implications for a global economy.
This series is about how those in power have used Freud’s theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an age of mass democracy.
This series from 1975 takes us on a journey around the world to reveal the making and use of tribal art in some of the few places on earth where the traditions are intact.
Wim Hof is a modern-day yogi, a teacher of self-empowerment — not a stuntman.