Category: Science

Albert Einstein Endorsed a Popular Psychic in 1932. This Is the Controversy that Ensued

Albert Einstein Endorsed a Popular Psychic in 1932. This Is the Controversy that Ensued

In 1932, a writer penned an article for The New Republic, explaining that Einstein had met a popular “prophet” named Gene Dennis and walked away a believer. Einstein reportedly said: “She told me things no one possibly could know.” The following series of letters flew back and forth after the article, with Upton Sinclair leaping in to defend the great doctor. […]

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Do Alzheimer’s, Dementia Prove the Soul Doesn’t Exist?

Do Alzheimer’s, Dementia Prove the Soul Doesn’t Exist?

By Tara MacIsaac, Epoch Times Occasionally, just before death, people with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia who’ve been completely incoherent for many years will seem to return suddenly to their senses. Their memories, personality, and entire mind—so long shrouded by the disease that loved ones had lost hope of their return—shine forth in a final blaze. This phenomenon is known as terminal lucidity. […]

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Supernatural believers see minds at work behind random patterns

Supernatural believers see minds at work behind random patterns

By Tomas Rees/Epiphenon “Theory of Mind” is the term used to describe the mental ability to put yourself inside the mind of someone else – to imagine what it is that they are thinking. Recently, there’s been some evidence that people who do not have a strong theory of mind are more likely to be atheists……

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Calling Earth (July 2014 Version)

Calling Earth (July 2014 Version)

Calling Earth (July 2014 Version) from Daniel Drasin on Vimeo. CALLING EARTH • A rough-cut documentary-in-progress about communication with the deceased through modern electronic technology. (Parts 1 through 10 of 11) Produced, Directed and Edited by Dan Drasin. Associate Producer, Tim Coleman Music Courtesy of Harold Moses, James Crocker, Mitchell Covington and John Rowcroft…..

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This One Time… Science & the Paranormal – Part 1

This One Time… Science & the Paranormal – Part 1

VIDEO Cracking The Nutshell  description: Richard and Rupert discuss the paranormal. But… what do YOU think? What character do you identify with the most, Rupert or Richard? What is your attitude towards the so-called paranormal? Have you read the available literature and research on Psi phenomena, including peer-reviewed publications? What do you think of the popular use of terms such as […]

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Whole organ ‘grown’ in world first

Whole organ ‘grown’ in world first

Via BBC News A whole functional organ has been grown from scratch inside an animal for the first time, say researchers in Scotland. A group of cells developed into a thymus – a critical part of the immune system – when transplanted into mice…..

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Study creates ‘time travel’ illusion

Study creates ‘time travel’ illusion

Via BBC News Virtual reality can be used to give the illusion of going “back in time”, according to an exploratory study. In this virtual world, subjects were able to reduce how many people a gunman killed, an event they had unknowingly been part of. Going into “the past” increased the level of guilt the participants felt…..

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Inventor of ‘Frank’s Box’ Ghost Device Dies

Inventor of ‘Frank’s Box’ Ghost Device Dies

By Aaron Sagers/Huff Post Frank Sumption, the inventor behind the paranormal investigating device known as “The Frank’s Box” has reportedly died of a heart attack. The “ghost box” Sumption invented in 2002 was claimed to be an instrumental trans-communication (ITC) device that allowed users to speak to the dead The Others in real-time. The box swept the AM radio band and supposedly […]

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Did Ted Serios Really Imprint Photographs With Images From His Mind?

Did Ted Serios Really Imprint Photographs With Images From His Mind?

Via Epoch Times In the late 1960s in Denver, Colo., psychiatrist Dr. Jules Eisenbud had been conducting experiments with a man named Ted Serios, who claimed to be producing photographic images with his mind. Critics aimed to expose the photographer as a fraud. Theories as to how he may have done it without paranormal abilities don’t seem to explain the […]

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Was Neanderthal shot by a time traveller?

Was Neanderthal shot by a time traveller?

Via Shields Gazette One day in 1922, near Broken Hill, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), a skull was found. When it came to the attention of the British Museum, the curators were pleased. It was, in fact, a Neanderthal skull, and Neanderthal bones did not exactly come ten-a-penny. But the Broken Hill skull was special for other reasons. On the left side […]

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