Archive for the ‘Science Experiments’ Category

The Study of Human Experiences Project

Saturday, June 19th, 2010 Posted in People in Parapsychology, Science Experiments | No Comments »

Two people who helped me with my book, Dr. Carlos S. Alvarado and Dr. Nancy L. Zingrone, have set up a new research website called the Study of Human Experiences Project. In addition to a project they're working on with residents ...

IBM and ESP Part Two

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Science Experiments | 1 Comment »

J. B. Rhine always dreamed of building an ESP machine. In an earlier post I talked about how he first wrote IBM about it all the way back in 1938, and they were excited. “There is no question ...

IBM and ESP Part One

Sunday, February 21st, 2010 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Letters to the Lab, Science Experiments | 1 Comment »

One of the most fun finds I made while going through the Parapsychology Laboratory's correspondence was a 1938 exchange between J. B. Rhine and IBM. Rhine contacted them first. "I am writing you concerning the possibility of adapting the Test ...

A New Magazine: EdgeScience

Monday, November 16th, 2009 Posted in Books and Publications, Science Experiments | No Comments »

I'm so excited about this new magazine EdgeScience! And it's coming out from the Society for Scientific Exploration. You can download the first issue for free. There's an article about the Global Consciousness Project by Roger D. ...

The Sacred Mushroom

Monday, October 12th, 2009 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Science Experiments | 3 Comments »

On January 24, 1961, the TV show One Step Beyond aired an episode about ESP and psychedelics which is available on YouTube. I loved hearing the One Step Beyond theme music, and host John Newland using his Ooh-I-Am-Saying-Something-Scary-voice to ...

Another Inventor and the Afterlife: Glenn W. Watson

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 Posted in People in Parapsychology, Science Experiments | 6 Comments »

Watching the History's Detectives segment about Thomas Edison reminded me of another inventor who had an interest in subjects related to parapsychology: Glenn W. Watson. From my book: "Just before Rhine retired from Duke in 1965, a 75-year-old inventor ...

Edison and the Afterlife Part 2

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 Posted in People in Parapsychology, Science Experiments | 1 Comment »

History's Detectives did a very entertaining segment about Edison's machine (thank you for the pointer, Winifer Skattebol). You can see it here. It's the first historical mystery they try to solve and it's really worth watching. And, one of ...