To describe and classify is often the first step in developing a new science. Like the early botanists, I am developing a taxonomy for coincidences...
Astronomers Say Advanced Alien Civilizations Have Existed
Astronomers Adam Frank and Woodruff Sullivan, at the University of Rochester and the University of Washington respectively, published a paper in the May issue of... Read more
250-Ton Boulder Seems to Defy Laws of Physics
The Krishna Butter Ball is a large boulder located in Mahabalipuram, a town in the Kancheepuram district in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. ... Read more
Evidence Accumulates for Ancient Transoceanic Voyages, Says Geographer
Theories on the fringe of science sometimes slowly work their way into the core as the evidence accumulates. “A classic example is the continental drift... Read more
Ancient Travels to the Americas or a Modern Forgery? Who Made the Bat Creek Inscription?
The Bat Creek Stone was discovered in a small mound near Knoxville, Tenn., in 1889. It is a small stone tablet engraved with several mysterious... Read more
What Role Does Pattern-Seeking Play in Perceiving Coincidences?
Coincidences emerge in the minds of the beholders. Without a human mind to detect them, most coincidences would not exist. Cognitive processing errors serve for... Read more
Quantum Mechanics Has Reached Limit, Says Stanford Scientist Who Offers Alternative
The present framework of quantum mechanics has reached its limit, said Professor Emeritus Dr. William Tiller of Stanford University’s department of materials science, in a... Read more
How a Former Yale Professor Turned to Spiritual Science
Gary Schwartz was raised without faith and steeped in science, but emerged a spiritual man. “I was raised to be an orthodox agnostic,” he said. He... Read more
Anthropologist Convinced Elves Live Alongside Regular People in Iceland
Since the beginning of time, elves have been the stuff of legend in Iceland, but locals here will earnestly tell you that elves appear regularly... Read more
Discovery of 176,500-Year-Old Human Structures in Cave Confound Scientists
An incredible discovery may change everything we thought we knew about ancient humans. The Bruniquel Cave, located in southwestern France, was discovered in 1990. Inside, 1,100 feet... Read more
They’re Alive! Megalithic Sites Are More Than Just Stone?
It doesn’t take much to stimulate the human body’s electro-magnetic circuitry; a small change in the local environment is enough. People who visit ancient temples... Read more
Cambridge Science Historian Contemplates Place of Parapsychology
Materialism and psychical research are often viewed as antithetical. But psychic phenomena and the occult have been with us all throughout our development of science,... Read more
Accounts of People Who Seem to Literally Be From Parallel Universes
Over the past couple of centuries, some people have purportedly turned up who say they are from cities and countries that don’t exist. They speak... Read more
The Most Common Kinds of Coincidences
There’s not a lot of great data out there on what kinds of coincidences happen to people, mostly because the stories are often so singular... Read more
Mysterious Stones in Ica, Peru, Evidence of Advanced Prehistoric Civilization?
As I think back over my three years on the road, biking with my husband and children from Alaska to Argentina, there were a lot of... Read more
Woman Has Spiritual Near-Death Experience, Cancer Cured as Result?
On Feb. 2, 2006, Anita Moorjani lay in the intensive care unit of a hospital in her home city of Hong Kong. She was in... Read more
Even If Ghosts Are Imaginary, Their ‘Presence’ Suggests Something Strange at Work
A research group led by Dr. A.R.G. Owen in Toronto, Canada, in the early 1970s created a “ghost.” Owen (1919–2003) was a Cambridge-educated mathematician and... Read more