Synaesthesia: Do You Experience the World This Way?

By Trina Otero How many of you have synaesthesia? Synaesthesia [also spelled synesthesia], in simplest terms, is when the stimulation of one of your senses automatically stimulates one or more senses, which causes you to experience something with two or more of your senses. For example, have you ever tasted something and associated it with … Continue reading Synaesthesia: Do You Experience the World This Way?

Apocalypse is synonymous with destruction.

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By Trina Otero When the word "apocalypse" is mentioned or thought of...people think of this: And this: But have you searched for the root of the word? I love etymology, which is the study of the origins of words. The etymology of "apocalypse" shows this word derived from the Greek word "apokalyptein," which means "to … Continue reading A·poc·a·lypse