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New Age

A Romany Rhapsody

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I sure wish I could get a ouija board to do all my writing for me!

Read the story here.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Aug 20, 2013 - Comments (8)
Category: Literature, New Age, Superstition, 1920s

Ingo Swann



Somehow we let seven months slip by without commeorating the death of famed "remote viewing" expert Ingo Swann.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Jul 21, 2013 - Comments (4)
Category: Death, Eccentrics, New Age, Paranormal

Ask the Unicorn



Ahura Z is my new supreme spiritual guide.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Jul 11, 2013 - Comments (4)
Category: Animals, Nature, New Age, Conspiracy Theories and Theorists

Professional Staring

If you had $72 burning a hole in your pocket, and you lived in the Denver area, you could have bought a full-day pass to have Croatian faith gazer Braco stare at you for an entire day. [DailyCamera.com]

Braco's silent gaze is said to effect "incredible healings and other spontaneous changes" in people.

And if you're ever in San Diego, I'd be happy to stare at you for a couple of hours, for an appropriate sum. My silent gaze has been known to provoke acute feelings of discomfort in people.

Posted By: Alex - Fri May 24, 2013 - Comments (6)
Category: New Age, Stupidity

Ayurvedic Remedies







Imagine what you'd smell like if you applied all three of these topical treatments at once! Probably pretty pungent. Not offensive exactly. But hungry street people with a hankering for curry would be following you and licking their lips. You might just as well roll around in your vegetable crisper and spice cabinet.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Mar 02, 2013 - Comments (2)
Category: Body, Food, Medicine, New Age, India

Master Charles Cannon



There's 99 more like this on YouTube, if you want some sleeping aids.

His homepage.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Feb 19, 2013 - Comments (5)
Category: New Age, Synchronicity, Video

Edgar Larkin

I'm always fascinated by scientists who are also bonkers about the supernatural. Even Isaac Newton dabbled in the occult, which was more understandable for his era.

But here's a twentieth-century fellow who led such a double life: Edgar Lucien Larkin.

I'm sure you will want to read all 366 pages of his masterwork to be found here.

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Posted By: Paul - Mon Dec 03, 2012 - Comments (4)
Category: Eccentrics, New Age, Religion, Rituals and Superstitions, Science, 1900s

Are You an Ascension Pioneer?



My question is, "Is anyone other than this lone ditzy woman part of this 'movement?'"

Her website.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Oct 26, 2012 - Comments (6)
Category: Fey, Twee, Whimsical, Naive and Sadsack, Frauds, Cons and Scams, New Age

Flora Marian Spore

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Original story here.

The woman depicted above went from female dentist to occult artist. Not the most common career path. She turned out many paintings "inspired" by ghosts.

Unfortunately, despite a fairly substantial career, none of her paintings seem to have survived or been recorded, except for the one depicted below.

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Photo from the blog of Jim Linderman.

Wikipedia entry.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Oct 16, 2012 - Comments (10)
Category: Art, Outsider Art, New Age, Paranormal, Unsolved Mysteries, 1920s

Kabalarians



Learn more here, from The Skeptic's Dictionary.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Jun 26, 2012 - Comments (2)
Category: Frauds, Cons and Scams, New Age

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