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Paranormal News and Views for February 23, 2013

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Telepathy tattoo

Will this tattoo make you telepathic?

John A. Rogers

Up-to-the-minute reports of paranormal activity and news from around the world

PSYCHIC PHENOMENA:

Temporary tattoos could make electronic telepathy and telekinesis possible
Temporary electronic tattoos could soon help people fly drones with only thought and talk seemingly telepathically without speech over smartphones, researchers say. Electrical engineer Todd Coleman at the University of California at San Diego is devising noninvasive means of controlling machines via the mind, techniques virtually everyone might be able to use...
(Also read: at You Need to Know About Telekinesis)

GHOSTS, POLTERGEISTS, HAUNTINGS:

Elisa Lam's haunted hotel death sparks odd claims
Elisa Lam's mysterious death is still circulating in the media while officials await toxicology results associated with her autopsy. Among reports, some international news sources are making strange claims regarding the supernatural, and it's hard to determine whether the claims are insulting or just plain creepy...

Ghosts to pack up now that haunted house is moved?
A giant house that has a haunted history is on the move. The three-story structure known as Maple Grove Hill had to be moved 5 miles after the land it sat on was sold. Now people in Monroe, IA are wondering if the ghosts will move too...

Do ghosts haunt Pera Palace Hotel?
Cheryl Blackerby: The desk clerk at the Pera Palace hotel looked up when I asked if Room 411 was available. He studied me for a few seconds, twisting the end of his dark mustache. "You know the room is haunted?" he asked. "That's what they say," I answered, playing along...

Cajun restaurant offers food to "die" for, hosts friendly ghosts
The Catfish Plantation operates out of an old Victorian style house that was built in 1895. When the sun goes down, the ghoulies come out at the Catfish Plantation. There are several ghosts that are said to inhabit the spooky, old house. One, a resident spirit named Pete, is said to enjoy 'flirting' with female guests by grabbing their knee or rubbing their shoulder...
(Also read: The Myrtles Plantation)

HUMAN MYSTERIES:

The MIB at Edgar Allan Poe's grave
In contrast with typical appearances of "Men in Black," there was one underreported modern instance that involved a strange "Men In Black"-like character, said to have haunted the grave of author Edgar Allan Poe, for close to seven decades. While this man was no MIB in the ufological sense, it cannot be argued whether this particular phantom of the night actually existed...

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