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The Philip Experiment: Conjuring Life From Nothing

In September 1972, the Toronto Society for Psychical Research, along with poltergeist expert Dr. A.R.G. Owen, set out to accomplish one singular objective: To create a ghost. Not conjure, or contact. They wanted to explore the Tibetan Buddhist concept of tulpas, or “thoughtforms,” the practice of “willing” tangible forms into existence using our own innate mental …

Can Ouija Boards Unlock The Mysteries Of Our Unconscious Minds?

Ouija boards are occult tools used by many to communicate with the deceased. In fact, some warn they can have unintended consequences, opening portals for demons and other negative entities and allowing them to pass into our world. But new research indicates they may have a more practical use. An experiment at the University of …

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Could Our Subconscious Mind Be Responsible For Psychic Abilities?

We’ve always been told that we shouldn’t let our emotions cloud our judgment, but a new study suggests that our emotions may be more “intelligent” than we originally thought. It’s being called the “emotional oracle effect.” Participants in the study, led by Michael Pham at Columbia Business School, made better choices if they followed their …

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The Hat Man: A Shared Shadow Phenomenon

Have you seen the “Hat Man?” Given the widespread nature of this phenomenon, it’s not unlikely that you have. Perhaps belonging to the often mystifying “Shadow People,” the so-called Hat Man is a phantom who appears for just an instant, a tall shade wearing old-fashioned clothing and a top hat. Many say they feel no …