What Happens When You Blindfold Ouija Board Users?

by Marcie Gainer How can we test whether or not ouija board players are actually being guided by paranormal entities? Blindfold them! According to Relatively Interesting, the “mysterious energies” are probably due to ideomotor action… Scientists and psychologists have demonstrated that many phenomena attributed to spiritual or paranormal forces, or mysterious “energies,” are actually due to ideomotor action. In an earlier article about Ouija Boards, we banished the idea that spirits were controlling the planchette on the board and instead suggested that the ideomotor effect was at play. http://disinfo.com/2015/08/what-happens-when-you-blindfold-ouija-board-users/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+disinfo%2FoMPh+%28Disinformation%29 Continue reading What Happens When You Blindfold Ouija Board Users?

Navajo Nation ‘Lifeline’ Under Threat from Toxic Mine Spill

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye makes an announcement on Aug. 8, 2015 about the Navajo Nation response to the release of mine waste into the Animas River which has impacted the Navajo Nation water supply. (Photo: Rick Abasta/Navajo Nation) As EPA Chief Gina McCarthy plans to tour affected communities, tribal leaders say they’ve been ignored by the Obama administration by Lauren McCauley, staff writer The Navajo community is fearing for its land and livelihood as 3 million gallons of yellow water laden with lead, arsenic, and other heavy metals on Wednesday flowed through its territory. According to the Associated Press on … Continue reading Navajo Nation ‘Lifeline’ Under Threat from Toxic Mine Spill

Music is Medicine and More Effective Than Drugs at Managing Pain

by Joe Battaglia, Prevent Disease, Waking Times 400 published scientific papers have proven the old adage that “music is medicine.” Neurochemical benefits of music can improve the body’s immune system, reduce anxiety levels and help regulate mood in ways that drugs have difficulty competing. “We’ve found compelling evidence that musical interventions can play a health care role in settings ranging from operating rooms to family clinics,” says Prof. Levitin of McGill University’s Psychology Department. “But even more importantly, we were able to document the neurochemical mechanisms by which music has an effect in four domains: management of mood, stress, immunity and … Continue reading Music is Medicine and More Effective Than Drugs at Managing Pain

HOW THE COLOR “DRUNK TANK PINK” IS USED AS MIND CONTROL

Atlas Obscura, a website about unusual places around the world, has a great video series, too. In this episode of Atlas Obscura’s 100 Wonders, Dylan Thuras tells the story of Baker-Miller pink (aka drunk tank pink) and how it was used to try to control people’s emotions. http://www.blacklistednews.com/How_the_color_%22drunk_tank_pink%22_is_used_as_mind_control/45661/0/38/38/Y/M.html Continue reading HOW THE COLOR “DRUNK TANK PINK” IS USED AS MIND CONTROL