Ultraculture Journal
Ultraculture Journal
Buddha Statue

Buddha Statue Brings Peace to Oakland Neighborhood

When an Oakland resident placed a small Buddha statue at an intersection near his home, it changed his neighborhood forever A neighborhood in Oakland was transformed when one of its residents placed a small Buddha statue on a median strip. The neighborhood where Dan Stevenson resides was plagued by crime–dumping, graffiti, drug dealing, prostitution, robberies, […]

Cloud FX India Mobile Phone

India’s Cloud FX Phone Could Get the Entire World Online

An Indian company has developed the Cloud FX, the world’s most affordable smartphone. Industry giants speculate that this could connect everyone on Earth by 2021. Internet access may become available to more people in the developing world than ever before, thanks to an Indian company who has developed the world’s most affordable smartphone. The device […]

Monsanto vs. the World
Monsanto vs. the World
Psilocybin Mushrooms

Magic Mushrooms May Hold The Key to Smoking Cessation

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that magic mushrooms may be the best smoking cessation therapy available Magic mushrooms have long been known to have profound and life-changing effects on consciousness. Now it turns out that they might be the key to helping people quite smoking, too. The effects of psilocybin mushrooms on consciousness have been well documented. A 2006 study […]

NSA Phone Surveillance

US Court Renews NSA Phone Surveillance Program

A federal court renewed an order allowing the NSA to collect phone records for virtually all calls made within the United States Last Friday, a United States federal court renewed an order that allows the National Security Agency (NSA) to collect phone records on nearly all calls made within the country. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance […]

Industrial Pollution

Best Way to Find Aliens? Look for Their Industrial Pollution

Astrophysicists determine that the search for intelligent life in the universe could yield better results if we looked for industrial pollution rather than habitable ecosystems The fact that science fiction is actually about the present and not the future is covered in the first week of Geek 101. Hollywood movies of the last decade like Idiocracy and WALL-E […]

Michael Bloomberg

Meet the 25 Billionaires Who Control Everything

The Brookings Institution just released a list of the 25 US billionaires with the most political power The Brookings Institution think-tank has just released a list of the 25 US billionaires with the most political power. You can access an interactive graphic here. The list is a part of Brookings Institution Governance Studies Director Darrell […]