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Did Edgar Allan Poe predict a shipwreck?

Edgar Allan Poe predicted the future. His only novel is about 4 shipwrecked men who run out of food and eat the cabin boy, Richard Parker. 46 years after it published, a yacht sank in real life ...
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Quibble with Dawkins's reasoning on the watch-stopping probability on a psychic audience [closed]

In Unweaving the Rainbow Richard Dawkins mentions the following (famous) reasoning on why it's almost certain that a psychic with a big audience will accurately predict/command rare events like ...
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Does any police/emergancy services department in the US/UK/Australia/Canada employ a Psychic Consultant?

Related: Did Christopher Robinson provide psychic information that was successfully used by Scotland Yard? At this current point in time, (within say the last 5 years), are there any police ...
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Was Edgar Cayce visited by Rockefeller and other important figures from that era?

Edgar Cayce was an American psychic who was famous during the early 20th century. He was notorious for giving readings during an alleged trance state he entered while sleeping. There’s a foundation ...
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Is it possible to do astral travel? [closed]

Psychic-Medium Kimbery Bunch claims in a video meditation can help you to astral travel, remote view or to have bilocation abilities. This Video claims that she can "astral travel" spiritually come ...
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Did the psychic Sonja Grace find the body of Austin David King?

There are many reports on the internet covering how the psychic Sonja Grace found the body of a missing boy 10 miles from his home. e.g. TDN Daily News I've not seen any skeptical reports about it. ...
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Is Mary Ann Schinfield a real person?

One day, while bouncing around some alternate history and conspiracy theory videos I came across a reference to a man named Drunvalo Melchizedek. I was curious about some of his work and decided to ...
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Did Christopher Robinson provide psychic information that was successfully used by Scotland Yard?

Christopher Robinson, who calls himself the Dream Detective on his web-site and book by the same name, claims that he has worked with police, assisting their investigations with his psychic visions. ...
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Do psychic abilities work?

I was reading today's newspaper (3/18/2012), and this question appeared in Dear Abby's column: DEAR ABBY: I will graduate from college in June and be a social worker. I am psychic, although I ...
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Is there such a thing as an aura?

Many psychics claim to be able to see auras. Many healing methods like reiki are based on them. Psychics claim that if you look at someone with soft eyes, you can see a hazy field around them, white ...
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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?