Archive for March, 2010

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 ...

A Message From Beyond from John Thomas. Maybe.

Monday, March 22nd, 2010 Posted in General, Ghost Stories | 2 Comments »

In the summer of 1962, someone passed along a message to J. B. Rhine that was supposed to have come from the ghost of “Johnnie Thomas.” John Thomas was the name of the man who first brought the Rhines ...

EdgeScience and Robert Lanza

Friday, March 19th, 2010 Posted in Books and Publications | No Comments »

The second issue of EdgeScience is out. You can download it for free here. There's an interesting article about healing with intention by William F. Bengston. I also wanted to talk about Robert Lanza who is going to be ...

From the Lab’s “Haunted House File”

Monday, March 15th, 2010 Posted in Ghost Stories | 3 Comments »

In 1958, CBS aired a television program about a poltergeist case that the Parapsychology Lab had investigated earlier in the year. A huge outpouring of letters to the lab followed the broadcast and lasted for months. A woman ...

Thomas R. Tietze

Sunday, March 14th, 2010 Posted in General | 2 Comments »

I was sorry to read that Thomas R. Tietze died last October. Tietze wrote an excellent book about the medium Mina Crandon titled, Margery; An entertaining and intriguing story of one of the most controversial psychics of the century. ...

Missed One Entry From my Timeline

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in General | No Comments »

1959. Rhine speaks at NYU's Institute of Philosophy. “I was one of the discussants of a paper given by Norbert Weiner," Rhine wrote. "The audience was mostly philosophers, mathematicians, and computer experts. I do not ...

A Relatively Untapped Gold Mine

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in Parapsychology Organizations/Research | No Comments »

I wanted to talk about the Parapsychology Laboratory Records which are housed at the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library of Duke University. There are over 700 boxes of records there and it was impossible for me to go ...