Experiences that indicates phenomena claimed to be outside of science's current ability to explain or measure.

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Are there scientific studies of remote-viewing with negative results?

The Wikipedia page on Remote Viewing says: A variety of scientific studies of remote viewing have been conducted. Some earlier, less sophisticated experiments produced positive results but they ...
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Is this “Ghost Detector App” photographing paranormal phenomena?

I have Ghost Detector Pro on my iPhone. It claims there is a ghost detected, and it can take a photo. When a photo is taken, there are always strange, orbs, globs, and things in it. I've ...
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Legitimacy of ghost hunting shows [duplicate]

The paranormal is something that has always intrigued me. I have watched several seasons of shows such as Ghost Hunters where the crew of "The Atlantic Paranormal Society" (TAPS) go out and ...
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Can the dead speak via Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP)?

I have seen various EVPs on ghost hunters shows. Some are very feeble and can be only heard through a recorder, others can be picked up live and are clear as day. I know science does not believe in ...
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Did Sir Arthur Conan Doyle call J.B. Rhine a “monumental ass” in print?

I need help confirming or debunking what may be an urban legend in the paranormal literature regarding the rocky public relationship between spiritualism believer (and famous author) Arthur Conan ...
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Can smartphone Apps detect EMF?

There are a couple of Android apps to detect EMF (for ghost hunting and for hazard-protection). I tried a free one which did not work. Some I can't seem to download. Has anyone tested them (against a ...
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Is there a Taos hum?

I have been dipping in and out of this one over the years.... Seems the hum was first brought to public attention in 1992 by Taos residents who claimed they'd been hearing it for more than a ...
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Can any EMF detector detect ghosts?

It has been my understanding that EMF detectors are used for a wide variety of applications. For example, EMF detectors can be used to measure electrical leaks in microwave ovens as well ...
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Spontaneous human combustion, is it possible?

An article from Ireland dated January, 2011 shows that spontaneous human combustion (SHC)remains a hot topic among paranormalists... Spontaneous human combustion has been defined as: Spontaneous ...
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Can psychics like John Edward contact the dead?

He offers both public and private readings and has been featured on many television shows, but is there any evidence that he can contact the dead as he says?
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Is the Amityville Horror real?

No one disputes the atrocity of the 1974 murders committed by Ronald DeFeo Jr which occurred at the house. However, was there any truth to the 1977 book by Jay Anson which chronicled various claims ...
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Studies on reincarnation of Ian Stevenson

Some people claim that reincarnation is "scientific", since there were scientific studies of reincarnation. They refer especially to Ian Stevenson's reseach. Is this still considered "scientific"? ...
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Do ghosts exist?

Ghost themed shows and ghost tours in some cities probably make ghost-related entertainment products a multi-million dollar industry. A ghost is supposedly the spirit of a deceased person who rises ...
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How do Ouija boards work?

Have Ouija boards been explained by science? And have they been shown to work under controlled conditions?
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What is a Ghost Box/Franks Box? [closed]

What is a Ghost Box (or Franks Box?) and how do they work?