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The Fox Sisters

Although they eventually admitted to being frauds, New York’s Fox sisters were the first people to be described as “mediums” as well as the catalysts for the nineteenth century’s Spiritualist Movement.Two rather dubious distinctions for two rather dubious women, if … Continue reading

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Precognition is the ability to see into the future through means other than logical ones. It is a type of extrasensory perception and is also known as second sight. Precognition differs from premonition in that it is usually visual and … Continue reading

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Out-of-body experiences

An out-of-body experience is the separation of one’s consciousness from the physical body. It is also commonly known by the theosophist term astral projection, and the term out-of-body experience is an attempt by parapsychologists to separate the phenomenon from such … Continue reading

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Oscar, The Cat That Sees Death!

We have all heard of cats and dogs that seem to know things that humans don’t. The dog that is unusually fretful just before an earthquake strikes, the cat that starts meowing loudly at the exact time that his owner … Continue reading

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In the paranormal sense of the word, ectoplasm is a substance, some times tangible and some times vaporous, which is produced from a medium’s body during séances, usually from an orifice such as the mouth, the ears, the nose and … Continue reading

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