Telepathy, defined as mind-reading between two people without help from outside sources, is not a scientifically proven phenomenon. However, using computers and brain-recording equipment, scientists have been able to transmit messages from one person to another via their thoughts, according to a 2014 article on The Christian Science Monitor.Know More
Scientists recorded brain activity while a person based in India thought the words "hola" and "ciao," then emailed the brain activity to a computer in France. That computer converted the brain waves into flashes of light, which were then translated correctly by the brain of the volunteer in France. In another example of scientific research into mental telepathy, technological advances in electroencephalopathy, or EEG, have allowed patients mentally to move bionic arms and legs.
Dr. Rupert Sheldrake claimed telepathy was real when he performed an experiment showing that people can correctly guess who is calling them 45 percent of the time. In the experiment, a volunteer was informed that one person out of four who provided phone numbers would be calling. Dr. Sheldrake argued that, if the volunteers were guessing, the rate of correct answers would be closer to 25 percent. Dr. Sheldrake's research has met skepticism within the scientific community due to questions about the reliability of the research methods.Learn more about Paranormal
Paranormal entity or ghosts can generate different smells and odors in a phenomenon called "olfactory apparition," according to experts from Manchester Paranormal Investigations. Ghost and paranormal entities generate smells and odors often to call the attention of someone and make their presence known. The type of smells created by ghosts and paranormal entities are often linked or related with the entity.Full Answer >
Fungi help humans in a variety of ways, such as their role in removing decaying organic matter, their use in certain medicines and insecticides and their role in farming and as food sources. Fungi are decomposers that break down dead matter, providing nutrients for soil that humans then use to plant crops. Penicillin, which is an antibiotic used to save lives from bacterial infections, is produced from fungi.Full Answer >
There is no connection between the Bermuda Triangle and Amelia Earhart. The Bermuda Triangle is an area of the Atlantic Ocean where airplanes have mysteriously disappeared. Amelia Earhart was an American pilot who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean.Full Answer >
The photos and articles surrounding giant humanoid skeletal remains uncovered in archaeological digs are all fake and created via a precise and creative use of Photoshop, according to Snopes. The original picture that sparked the entire hoax was an entry to a photo-manipulation contest being held online.Full Answer >