Archive for February, 2010

Dark Intrusions

Sunday, February 28th, 2010 Posted in General | 3 Comments »

I haven't read Dark Intrusions, but from a review by Nick Redfern, which can be read in its entirety here: “... this is a truly excellent and wide study of a phenomenon undertaken by a man who has not ...

Great Footage from a 1976 Movie

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 Posted in General | No Comments »

Thanks to Guy Jackson for pointing me to The Amazing World of Psychic Phenomena on YouTube, and thanks to ChortleNEOK, the person who uploaded it. In it are brief appearances from all sorts of people I learned about while ...

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 ...

Ectoplasm: Myth or Reality – A Lecture on February 16

Friday, February 12th, 2010 Posted in General | 4 Comments »

As part of the Parapsychology Foundation's Perspectives Lecture Series, Walter Meyer zu Erpen, historian, Archivist and President of the Survival Research Institute of Canada, will give a talk based upon photographs of ectoplasm taken by Dr. T. Glen Hamilton during ...

News and Articles

Monday, February 8th, 2010 Posted in Books and Publications, ESP and other Phenomena | No Comments »

I think I have The Daily Grail to thank for bringing my attention to a British Journal of Psychiatry report that auditory hallucinations in children may be common and not a sign of mental illness. I've said this before, but had ...

Forgotten Mediums of New York

Thursday, February 4th, 2010 Posted in Hoaxes, Letters to the Lab, People in Parapsychology | 6 Comments »

In 1945, J. B. Rhine started corresponding with the widow of Lt. Ernest D. Wenberg, an Army doctor who died on December 23, 1944, while a POW of the German government. Like so many other widows who wrote J.B., ...