Science starts to get interesting when things don't make sense. Science's best-kept secret is that there are experimental results and reliable data that the most brilliant scientists can neither explain nor dismiss. If history is any precedent, we should look to today's inexplicable results to forecast the future of science. Michael Brooks heads to the scientific frontier to meet 13 modern-day anomalies and discover tomorrow's breakthroughs.
"10 interesting chapters-read epiloge first"
The evidence revealed in this book shows beyond reasonable doubt that an advanced civilization that flourished during the Ice Age was destroyed in the global cataclysms between 12,800 and 11,600 years ago. But there were survivors - known to later cultures by names such as "the Sages", "the Magicians", "the Shining Ones", and "the Mystery Teachers of Heaven".
"The wait was worth it!"
In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers, and sisters in the house, but the property - complete with boathouse and swimming pool - and the price were too good to pass up. This is the shocking true story of an American dream that turned into a nightmare beyond imagining for the Lutz family, who were forced to flee their new home in terror.
"Maybe, Maybe Not"
David Wilcock's previous New York Times best sellers, The Source Field Investigations and The Synchronicity Key, used cutting-edge alternative science to reveal oft-hidden truths about our universe. In The Ascension Mysteries, David takes us on a gripping personal journey that describes the secret cosmic battle between positive and negative happening every day, hidden in both the traumas of our own lives and the world's headlines.
"A remarkable and unique document"
No subject is bigger than reality itself, and nothing is more challenging to understand, since what counts as reality is undergoing continual revision and has been for centuries. The quest to pin down what's real and what's illusory is both philosophical and scientific, a metaphysical search for ultimate reality that goes back to the ancient Greeks. For the last 400 years, this search has been increasingly guided by scientists, who create theories and test them in order to define and redefine reality.
"Good overview of multiple areas of science"
On November 10, 2008, Dr. Eben Alexander was driven into coma by a disease so lethal that only 1 in 10,000,000 survive. Seven days later, he awakened with memories of a fantastic odyssey deep into another realm that were more real than this earthly one - memories that included meeting a deceased birth sister he had never known existed. Dr. Alexander deployed all his knowledge as a scientist to find out whether his mind could have played a trick on him. In its shutdown state, there was no way it could have.
This audiobook uncovers a myriad of false premises that are at the heart of every uncomfortable relationship issue, and guides you to a clear understanding of the powerful creative Vortex that has already assembled the relationships that you have desired. Abraham will show you how to enter that Vortex, where you will rendezvous with everything and everyone you have been looking for.
With wisdom, humor, and, yes, joy, New York Times best-selling author Mike Dooley explores our most pressing and profound questions about the afterlife - and this life - from the fresh perspective of those who have made the transition to the next phase.
"I good source of information"
Is it possible that there exists an ancient mystery that holds the secret of America's future? That this mystery lies behind everything from 9/11 to the collapse of the global economy? That ancient harbingers of judgment are now manifesting in America? That God is sending America a prophetic message of what is yet to come? Before its end as a nation, there appeared in ancient Israel nine specific warnings and omens of national destruction - these same Nine Harbingers are now manifesting in America with profound ramifications.
"A fascinating prediction....right out of the bible"
William Cooper, a former U.S. Naval Intelligence Briefing Team member, reveals his theories on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the war on drugs, and UFOs. Cooper draws his information from the top secret documents he had access to while with the Intelligence Briefing Team and from over 20 years of research.
"The truth starts here..."
If you think ghosts are only responsible for hauntings, think again. The Demonologist reveals the grave religious process behind supernatural events and how it can happen to you. Used as a text in seminaries and classrooms, this is one book you can't put down. For over five decades, Ed and Loraine Warren have been considered America's foremost experts on demonology and exorcism. With over 3,000 investigations to their credit, they reveal what actually breaks the peace in haunted houses. Don't miss the Warrens in the new blockbuster movie The Conjuring.
Ghosts Among Us is an incredible journey into the spirit world that sheds light on the greatest mysteries of life and death. James Van Praagh shares his knowledge about and life experience with ghosts, taking a world that to many of us seems both crazy and scary and making it accessible, leading not only to understanding but even inspiration.
Filled with extraordinary true ghost stories and surprising details about how ghosts actively participate in our lives, Van Praagh challenges us to question our perceptions and shows how we can live more fully by being open to the spirit world.
"Interesting and enjoyable"
Neil deGrasse Tyson has a talent for guiding readers through the mysteries of outer space with stunning clarity and almost childlike enthusiasm. This collection of his essays from Natural History magazine explores a myriad of cosmic topics. Tyson introduces us to the physics of black holes by explaining what would happen to our bodies if we fell into one; he also examines the needless friction between science and religion, and notes Earth's status as "an insignificantly small speck in the cosmos".
"Well written and well read"
Colin Dickey is on the trail of America's ghosts. Crammed into old houses and hotels, abandoned prisons and empty hospitals, the spirits that linger continue to capture our collective imagination, but why? His own fascination piqued by a house hunt in Los Angeles that revealed derelict foreclosures and "zombie homes", Dickey embarks on a journey across the continental United States to decode and unpack the American history repressed in our most famous haunted places.
"Not really history"
With more than 300,000 copies sold to date, this is the definitive work on the extraordinary phenomenon of out-of-body experiences, by the founder of the internationally known Monroe Institute.
"Methodical, Revealing, Fascinating exploration . ."
This real-life The X-Files and Close Encounters of the Third Kind tells the true story of a computer programmer who tracks paranormal events along a 3,000-mile stretch through the heart of America and is drawn deeper and deeper into a vast conspiracy.
"Don't listen to the negative reviews!"
The world's most famous demonologists, Ed and Lorraine Warren, were called in to help an average American family who were assaulted by forces too awesome, too powerful, and too dark to be stopped. It's a true story, supported by dozens of eyewitnesses - neighbors, priests, police, journalists, and researchers.
In an attempt to find out, Mary Roach brings her tireless curiosity to bear on an array of contemporary and historical soul-searchers: scientists, schemers, engineers, mediums, all trying to prove (or disprove) that life goes on after we die. She begins the journey in rural India with a reincarnation researcher and ends up in a University of Virginia operating room where cardiologists have installed equipment near the ceiling to study out-of-body near-death experiences.
"good book, gave me more questions then answers"
The best-selling Edgar Cayce on the Akashic Records is read in its entirety by voice-talent David Hartley Margolin. The Akashic Records, also known as the Book of Life, are the storehouse of all information for every individual who has ever lived upon the earth, containing every word, deed, feeling, thought, and intent that ever occurred. Learn how you can tap into your records - your past lives, your present experiences, and your future - to create the life you desire now.
"Just what I needed"
In this groundbreaking classic, investigative journalist Lynne McTaggart reveals a radical new paradigm - that the human mind and body are not separate from their environment but a packet of pulsating power constantly interacting with this vast energy sea, and that consciousness may be central in shaping our world. The Field is a highly listenable scientific detective story presenting a stunning picture of an interconnected universe and a new scientific theory that makes sense of supernatural phenomena.
"Yes yes yes!"
Not everything in Scotland is as it appears. Some Scots say this is a land haunted by spirits, a place of strange disappearances and unexplained phenomena. There is no shortage when it comes to the strange stories Scotland has to offer, and the legends and lore have compelled many to dig a little deeper and even explore this wonderful land for themselves.
In about 1850, spiritualism reached a high interest and continued for a number of years, not only in America, but worldwide. The poets, philosophers, artists, and politicians of the time, along with the ordinary man and woman, in surprising numbers came to accept spirit communication as a comforting and fulfilling life experience.
The original idea came to co-author Mary Harrison when she observed her youngest son, Leon, trying to pick flowers from a floral pattern on her bed cover. The infant's actions seemed so quirky and amusing that Mary was prompted to write a letter to Woman's Own magazine which was subsequently published. Mary asked if other mothers had experiences similar "odd" moments with their little ones.
Haunted Liverpool 26 will challenge your most basic perceptions about the universe you live in, and undermine your assumptions about reality itself. Liverpool and the Northwest of England is teeming with ghosts, witches, fallen angels, timeslips, test-tube supermen, weird reptilian humanoids, and some of the weirdest and most nightmarish apparitions in the paranormal sphere.
Welcome to the 24th volume in the legendary series of the Haunted Liverpool books. In this fascinating and chilling collection of over 40 spine-tingling stories, you will encounter real zombies, terrifying ghosts that physically inflict harm on the living, as well as an abomination known as Long-Legged Alice that is guaranteed to give you many sleepless nights.
Most people are in agreement that when we die, we hope that our spirits, our very souls, will carry on to a better place, beyond human comprehension. This mentality, this desire, has been a basic belief of mankind for thousands upon thousands of years. And yet, if this is true, then why are certain places riddled with spirits?
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy was perhaps the most well-known American president in history. JFK was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963, and Lee Harvey Oswald was thought to be the lone gunman. When the FBI and the Warren Commission officially concluded that Oswald was the lone assassin, its report was sharply criticized. Many experts feel there were additional shooters involved. In this fascinating presentation, experience the riveting testimony of three individuals that were there on that fateful day.
Canada has a rich and colorful history which has resulted in a variety of paranormal phenomena from coast to coast. Outdoor enthusiasts hiking the Bruce Trail in Ancaster, Ontario often find themselves at the remains of a once great mansion. Known as the Hermitage Ruins, visitors encounter two very different spirits on a regular basis.
Paranormal terror comes in all shapes and sizes; including ghostly apparitions, disembodied voices, and even extraterrestrial beings. The skies above Falcon Lake, Manitoba have been plagued for decades with sightings of flying objects and unexplained streaks of light. A geologist saw a large glowing object descend, and as he moved closer he could see and hear strange beings. When the craft suddenly left, the man had large circular burn marks all over his chest.
Strange and bizarre UFO encounters abound, but recent alien encounters by highly credible eyewitnesses are so unusual and perplexing that they challenge our understanding of physics and the universe as we know it. Many who encounter UFOs are amazed at their ability to hover noiselessly, only to speed off at incredible speeds not possible with even the most advanced military craft. Explore this phenomenon that is destined to impact our society, our world structure, and our very being. We are not alone.
The pyramids are the most epic monuments the world has ever seen, but the mystery of the true origins of these gargantuan edifices remains an enigma. Who really built these ancient megalithic structures? And why were pyramids built in strategic locations all around the globe, and then at a later date mysteriously abandoned, seemingly overnight? New evidence of highly advanced, precision machining on Egypt's Giza plateau gives credence to the ancient alien hypothesis.
Millions of people around the world believe we have been visited in the past by extraterrestrial beings. What if it were true? And if so, what if there were clues left behind? Each week hundreds of thousands of viewers tune in to the wildly popular Ancient Aliens® television series to seek insight into those very questions - and to become part of a thrilling, probing exploration of the mysteries at the heart of world civilizations.
"must have for any Ancient Alien enthusiasts"
Although the four of them fell in love with the house at first sight, Susie knew they shouldn't move in. Apart from the fact that it was well out of their price range she could feel something else nagging at her, something strange and unusual, something not quite right. On the 10th of October of the same year they moved into their new house and for the first month everything went well. But as time passed Susie slowly started to notice little things.
Parents, do you have a child in your family who is particularly interested in flying saucers, ghosts, monsters, and other bizarre topics that fall outside the normal school curriculum? If so, congratulations. Chances are you have a son or daughter of above average IQ. The greatest minds of the 20th century - people like Einstein, Lilly, Heisenberg, Goodall, and Tesla - accomplished what they did because they were willing to "think outside the box" and explore the fringe regions of what we call "reality".
It was the last thing he pondered on before he took one last glance at the pyramid, and closed his eyes. But then - a shriek, accompanied by shouting and screaming. It snapped him out of his sleepy mood right away. What was making those sounds? He had to investigate.
Can dolls really become haunted? Can demons take possession of people's playthings? According to a large number of paranormal investigators, exorcists, and demonologists, the answer is a resounding yes. Not only are such phenomena possible, they happen fairly often, with dolls being one of the most frequent targets of spirit attachment. Sometimes those spirits are benign, or at the most mischievous. But many are outright evil and dangerous.
"Same old stories, and poorly written."
The true account of a haunted house plagued with demons, ghosts, and menacing vibes on a rural desolate street. Over the course of 16 years one family cannot seem to get rid of the terrorizing entities from their house. Is it simply a ghost that won't leave, or is it a demon terrorizing the entire neighborhood? Adventure down Delta Drive with this short story and come to your own conclusions.
Based on two years of fieldwork and interviews with 71 Midwestern Americans, the Waskuls' book is a reflexive ethnography that examines how people experience ghosts and hauntings in everyday life. The authors explore how uncanny happenings become ghosts and the reasons people struggle with or against a will to believe. They present the variety and character of hauntings and ghostly encounters, outcomes of people telling haunted legends, and the nested consequences of ghostly experiences.
"Don't waste your money on this book"
Why do things happen? Most of the time, science can explain occurrences of weird things. But how about other happenings like reincarnation, spontaneous human combustion, and mysterious deaths? How can you explain a beautiful ghostly figure mingling with the living and vanishing right before their very eyes?
This fascinating documentary offers an unprecedented account of a group of individuals who claim to have had life-altering UFO encounters and discover the unique psychic abilities they unknowingly share. From unexplained sightings and alien contact to prophetic dreams, clairvoyance, and astral projection, we explore the phenomena that have surrounded these "experiencers" from childhood to their adult years.
The UFO enigma has been part of our culture since the 1940s and is building to a worldwide explosion of acceptance today. Now, as governments around the world open their files and records on internal UFO investigations, the US remains steadfast in its denial of interest in the UFO issue. As more of the world's population accepts the possibility of an extraterrestrial presence, the demand is building for disclosure from the United States.
"tons of good research and storytelling"
Does a sinister cabal actually control international affairs? Were William Shakespeare and Abraham Lincoln secretly involved with a group founded to discover and preserve the principles of alchemy? Has an ancient mystical religion really been reduced to a length of red string that sells for a dollar an inch? Secret societies surround us, yet they often remain a mystery. Their secrecy suggests sacrilege and crime, and their loyalties stand accused of undermining the world's governments. They generate fear, suspicion, and - above all - fascination.
The best-selling UFO book of 2007/2008 is revised and updated with even more hard-hitting eyewitness testimony of one of the most important events of all time: the actual recovery of a UFO outside of Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947. For more than 60 years, government authorities have led us to believe the wreckage was merely a very conventional weather balloon - but the witnesses who were there continue to tell a different story.
"Made me a believer!"
Cunning Plans collects several of NYT best-selling author Warren Ellis' lectures on the nature of the haunted future and the secrets of deep history, given in recent years at events in London, New York, Los Angeles, and Berlin.
In a tiny, dilapidated trailer in northeastern Oregon, a young woman saw a vision of the Virgin Mary in an ordinary landscape painting hanging on her bedroom wall. After being met with skepticism from the local parish, the matter was officially placed "under investigation" by the Catholic diocese. Investigative journalist Randall Sullivan wanted to know how, exactly, one might conduct the official inquiry into such an incident, so he set off to interview theologians, historians, and postulators.
"Reflective and inspiring"
Demons, fairies, and fallen angels are everywhere. They lurk at crossroads, crouch behind doors, hide in trees, slip into beds, wait in caves, hover at weddings and childbirths, disguise themselves as friends, relatives - even disguise themselves as you. They are powerful; they are protean; they are enchanting. And, to the uninformed, they are often invisible. This guide - the first of its kind - reveals the remarkable permutations of the demon and fairy species worldwide.
"The Things that Go Bump in the Night"
Everybody has one. It's called a "haunt detector". It's the little alarm that goes off in our heads whenever we detect that something mysterious or supernatural has occurred. You could be sitting around relaxing, and for no special reason you start thinking about someone. Then the phone rings; you pick it up, and amazingly, it's that person! Many of us have experienced this phenomenon.What is it? Anthony DeStefano answers this compelling question in his fascinating new book, The Invisible World.
"The Invisible World: understanding Angels, Demons"
Peter Aykroyd spent his childhood watching his family’s parlor séances through the crack of a basement door. Here, for the first time, Aykroyd tells the strange and delightful story that inspired his son, Dan, to make the mega-hit Ghostbusters. Part history, part family legend, A History of Ghosts starts in 1848 in upstate New York, where the spiritualist craze first began....
The Williams family gave into an odd, overwhelming desire to purchase and move into a Victorian home they had come upon by chance...but shortly after moving in, strange things began to happen. It became abundantly clear that the Williams' new home was haunted.
"This purchase will haunt me for a long time"
Although much is now known about the brain, relatively little has been determined about where consciousness comes from. Dr. Diane Powell, a Johns Hopkins-trained neuroscientist, has brilliantly reassessed the meaning and nature of consciousness by exploring research on the workings of psychic phenomena.
"A fanscinating revelation"
Professor Richard Wiseman is clear about one thing: paranormal phenomena don't exist. But in the same way that the science of space travel transforms our everyday lives, so research into telepathy, fortune-telling and out of body experiences produces remarkable insights into our brains, behaviour and beliefs.
"great insight into what one believes is paranormal"
History's most intriguing detective story may have been solved - recently unearthed evidence points towards the real location of the ancient, lost city of Atlantis. More than 2,000 years ago Plato laid down around a hundred cryptic clues about the location of the lost world of Atlantis. Since then countless experts have tried to crack Plato's code. Some claim Atlantis lies under the volcanic rocks of Santorini. Others place it in the Bermuda Triangle, off the coast of Africa or say it is lost forever beneath the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. But what if Atlantis is far closer than we think?
Decorated army officer Major Ed Dames tells the shocking true story of his time asoperations and training officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency's top-secret Psychic Intelligence Unit. Together with his PSI Spyteam, Dames used the practice of remote viewing to uncover accurate and verifiable military intelligence by going where no intel operatives on the ground could go - into the very mind of the enemy.
"Interesting, but...spend your credit elsewhere"
Science starts to get interesting when things don'’t make sense. Even today, there are experimental results that the most brilliant scientists can neither explain nor dismiss. In the past, similar anomalies have revolutionised our world: in the 16th century, a set of celestial irregularities led Copernicus to realise that the Earth goes around the sun and not the reverse. In 13 Things That Don'’t Make Sense, Michael Brooks meets thirteen modern-day anomalies that may become tomorrow'’s breakthroughs.
"Too much non-science for my taste."
Scott's discourses on the psychological, religious, physical, and preternatural explanations for contemporary beliefs in ghosts, witches, warlocks, fairies, elves, diabolism, the occult, and even werewolvesare are essential for acolytes of the dark and macabre. The letters dealing with witch hunts, trials, and torture are morbidly compelling. Scott was neither fully pro-rational modernity nor totally anti-superstitious past.
"Good period research"
Learn about the history of Doomsday Cults with iMinds insightful knowledge series. A doomsday cult is a quasi-religious group that believe the end of the world is imminent. Doomsday cults are typically led by charismatic messiah-figures, who teach that their cult holds the secret to surviving the apocalypse. More recently the term has come to include cults who carry out acts of violence or terrorism in an attempt to bring about revolutionary change.