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No, twins do not have any special magical powers, despite a number of studies investigating the claim. A lightweight study was done in 1993 to examine if identical twins tended to have similarities in thinking, independent of any Extrasensory Perception (ESP). Susan Blackmore and Frances Chamberlain, ESP and Thought Concordance in Twins: A Method of ...


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Telekinesis, also known as psychokinesis, is pseudoscientific. There is no quality evidence for it. The conjectures in the video attempting to explain it are without merit. The Wikipedia page, linked above, includes (indirect) references to several studies that support this. It is difficult to directly link to the findings of, for example, the United States ...


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Simply put, no. Dowsing (or Souciering) is no more effective than just guessing. Those who have shown better success are using other methods (like cheating) to pad their results. The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (as well as many other organizations) have done numerous tests. Their conclusion is reproduced below. I would encourage you to read the entire ...


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The Stanford Research Institute was established by Stanford University in 1946 as a research innovation centre. It started a number of important developments such as the computer mouse and inkjet printing. It separated from Stanford Uni in 1970 and became SRI International. Alongside their legitimate research, SRI also became involved in some more esoteric ...


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