Category Archives: Paranormal

Remote Viewer Solves Murder

Last year, a California court convicted a swindler of murder in a case that was solved partly, the lead police investigator said, with the help of remote viewing NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to this show.In the May 5th edition of the Las Vegas Sun, Joe Schoenmann quotes Charlie Rose, a member of the House… Read More »

Synesthesia may explain healers claims of seeing people's 'aura'

Researchers in Spain have found that at least some of the individuals claiming to see the so-called aura of people actually have the neuropsychological phenomenon known as “synesthesia” (specifically, “emotional synesthesia”). This might be a scientific explanation of their alleged ability. In synesthetes, the brain regions responsible for the processing of each type of sensory… Read More »

Pub punters terrorised by bum-pinching ghost

Terrified regulars at the Queen’s Arms have been keeping their backs to the wall since they realised the randy ghost was stalking the bar. And it has become so bothersome that the exasperated owners have had called in a team of ghostbusters to give the saucy spook the bum’s rush. Staff at the Birmingham city… Read More »

Paranormalia: More Psi Wars

… the critics, represented here by Ray Hyman and Richard Wiseman, want parapsychology to declare itself dead. Hyman contests the claim, based on ganzfeld meta-analyses and supported by Dean Radin and Jessica Utts, among others, that the reality of psi has been established. Wiseman argues that parapsychology is by now ‘confined to the fringes of… Read More »

Ghana coach says witchcraft is reason for team split

Ghana coach Goran Stevanovic has revealed deep divisions within the squad, saying some players used witchcraft against their own team-mates. The Serbian made his claim in a leaked report on the Black Stars’ failure at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, where they were beaten by eventual winners Zambia in the semi-finals. “We all need… Read More »

Video: Fans flock to home of ‘resurrected’ musician

The “resurrection” of multi-award winning maskandi musician Khulekani Kwakhe “Mgqumeni” Mseleku has caused widespread confusion, with even close family members arguing about whether he has returned from the dead. Mgqumeni, who apparently died in December 2009 after drinking a poisonous concoction he got from a traditional healer, returned to his home in Mquthu, near Dundee,… Read More »

Paranormalia: Plans for the Million Dollar Challenge?

The Million Dollar Challenge, in case you don’t know, is an offer by “The Amazing Randi” a magician who offered a million dollars to anyone who can demonstrate a paranormal ability such as moving an object with his/her mind. “At JREF, we offer a one-million-dollar prize to anyone who can show, under proper observing conditions,… Read More »

Mexican Grand Warlock predicts Obama loss in 2012

We bet you didn’t know that Mexico has a self-appointed Grand Warlock. Well, it does, and his name is Antonio Vasquez. For over 30 years, the septuagenarian has been holding an annual press conference where he reads tarot cards and makes predictions about what’s going to happen in the upcoming year. It’s become one of… Read More »

‘There’s something strange that happens at night’: Builders halt renovation job after night terrors in ‘haunted’ museum

An Italian museum has called in ghost hunters after workers carrying out overnight renovations downed tools claiming the building was haunted. Builders say they have heard chilling screams, felt temperatures suddenly plunge and even seen ghosts while working at the National Archaeological Museum in Naples, Italy. One of the men said: ‘There is something strange… Read More »

Video: Join a Telepathy Experiment

If you’re interested in ESP and live in the US, British researcher Rupert Sheldrake who has been interviewed on Dreamland has a telepathy test he’d like you to join. To register, click here. You enter your own cell phone number, along with the numbers of two friends or family members who have agreed to take… Read More »

Journal's Article on ESP Is Expected to Prompt Outrage

… "Several top journals publish results only when these appear to support a hypothesis that is counterintuitive or attention-grabbing," Eric-Jan Wagenmakers, a psychologist at the University of Amsterdam, wrote by e-mail. "But such a hypothesis probably constitutes an extraordinary claim, and it should undergo more scrutiny before it is allowed to enter the field." Dr.… Read More »

Psychiatrist suspects girl's disappearance linked to mental illness

Siti Balqis Mohd Noor who apparently vanishes into thin air and is later found in strange places, including cemeteries, probably needs psychiatric help more than the services of a bomoh. Terengganu Health, Unity and Consumerism deputy committee chairman Datuk Din Adam believes that Siti probably has schizophrenia. A person suffering from schizophrenia may experience hallucinations… Read More »

Panic after 'Devil attack' at school

Panic broke out at the Moruga Composite School yesterday as 17 female students fell mysteriously ill and began rolling on the ground, hissing and blabbering in a strange tongue, after suffering bouts of nausea and headaches. Two of the students reportedly tried to throw themselves off a railing and had to be physically restrained, triggering… Read More »

Is this evidence that we can see the future?

Photo – Bobby Neel Adams Peter Aldhous – Extraordinary claims don’t come much more extraordinary than this: events that haven’t yet happened can influence our behaviour. Parapsychologists have made outlandish claims about precognition — knowledge of unpredictable future events — for years. But the fringe phenomenon is about to get a mainstream airing: a paper… Read More »

Carter’s weird science

Even with all of the press coverage of Jimmy Carter’s latest book, “White House Diary,” a strange and interesting nugget of history went ignored: Carter, as president, was enthralled by and impressed with the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of parapsychology in intelligence gathering (the field and practice of parapsychology explores various psychic abilities). Consider this… Read More »