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Brain Scans Reveal What You See (Sort Of)

Prepare to be terrified. Researchers at UC Berkeley have successfully lifted the veil of the human mind to pull images directly from our brains. Using measurements of brain activity from functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), they’ve been able to reach into the brains of their subjects and recreate moving images of various film clips shown to …

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The Ends Of The World: Killer Strangelets

There are a lot of things out there trying to kill us. Space rocks, solar flares, global warming. Politics. So, in the spirit of our eventual apocalyptic demise, I’ve started this series of posts called The Ends Of The World, in which I’ll be showcasing the many, many, many ways we might inevitably meet our …

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The Extraordinary Voyage of Rudolph Fentz

On a warm June night in 1950, the delicate boundaries of our universe collapsed, for just a moment, sending one man on a tragic journey through time. At least, that’s how the story goes. The following account supposedly ranks as one of the New York Police Department’s most unusual cases, and continues to trouble even …

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On The Various Types Of Supernatural Entities & Manifestations

The universe is a strange place. Here’s a list of the many supernatural manifestations and entities said to exist. Whether you believe these are cosmic anomalies, hallucinations, or tricks of light…well, I’ll leave that for you to decide. Types Of Manifestations Apparitions. The typical appearance of a ghost or other supernatural entity. Apparitions occur while …