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Paranormal News and Views for November 27, 2012

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MYSTERIOUS CREATURES:

Bigfoot Allegedly destroys Sasquatch researcher's apple orchard
Sasquatch expert Frank Siecienski claims the legendary creature recently had its way with the apple orchard in his backyard. At first, the researcher and his wife thought it was simply deer that had been snatching the delicious fruit from the trees. Siecienski, however, suspected something else was to blame...

EARTH MYSTERIES:

Flat Earth Society says evidence of round planet part of vast conspiracy theory
Members of the Flat Earth Society claim to believe the Earth is flat. Walking around on the planet's surface, it looks and feels flat, so they deem all evidence to the contrary, such as satellite photos of Earth as a sphere, to be fabrications of a "round Earth conspiracy" orchestrated by NASA and other government agencies...
(Also read: Secrets of the Hollow Earth)

LOST WORLDS:

Stone builders, mound builders and the giants of ancient America
Vieira's research over the last 20 years has led him down a bizarre road of intrigue and mystery surrounding the races and built structures of Ancient America. Vieira has compiled thousands of accounts of giant skeleton reports from the New York Times, Smithsonian Ethnology Reports, American Antiquarian, Scientific American as well as town and county histories to make the case that the history of our past has not only been deliberately covered up, but is vastly different then what we are told...
(Also read: The 10 Most Intriguing Mysteries of Lost Civilizations)

LIFE AFTER DEATH:

Scientists discuss what happens to the "soul" after death
What happens when human beings die? Is there a final destination for the soul? These were the questions discussed among four scientists on a video that recently aired on Through the Wormhole hosted by Morgan Freeman on the Science channel. A number of scientists who have studied consciousness and near-death experiences extensively believe they are close to solving the puzzle, but they vehemently disagree with each other about the solution...

Brazilian mediums shed light on brain activity during a trance state
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil analyzed the cerebral blood flow (CBF) of Brazilian mediums during the practice of psychography, described as a form of writing whereby a deceased person or spirit is believed to write through the medium's hand. The new research revealed intriguing findings of decreased brain activity during mediumistic dissociative state which generated complex written content...

MEDIA - BOOKS, MOVIES, TV:

Everybody's buzzing about the psychic war comic Mind MGMT
There's only one thing worse than a ruthless organization of psychic spies - and that's psychic spies who have been cut loose after their organization went under. We've raved about the Dark Horse Comics series Mind MGMT before, but now we're excited to bring you a glimpse of a brand new status quo for Matt Kindt's acclaimed series...

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