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Is there a psychic connection between twins ?

Identical twins Craig and Brenton Gurney believe they share a unique extra-sensory connection. The twins have remained very close since they were chil…

Does a psychic connection exist between twins ?

Identical twins Craig and Brenton Gurney believe they share a unique extra-sensory connection. The twins have remained very close since they were chil…

Analytic thinking can undermine belief

A new study has examined the connection between intuitive thought, analytical thinking and religion. Psychologists at the University of British Columb…

‘Magic penis’ trial date set

12 people are to be trialled in connection with setting a pastor on fire for having a “magic penis”. The utterly bizarre turn of events in South Afric…

Get Happy: “The Rainbow Connection”

Here’s a sweet song to end a long week. In 1979, Jim Henson (as Kermit the Frog) performed “The Rainbow Connection” in The Muppet Movie. The song reached #25 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November 1979, and remained in the Top 40 for seven weeks — not too bad for a song sung by [...]

The Science Behind Cowboys In Black and White Hats

In old Western movies, heroes often wore white hats and villains wore black hats. Why? Wray Herbert wrote in Scientific American about a new study that investigated why people often associate the color white with righteousness and black with wickedness: In Sherman and Clore’s version of the Stroop, volunteers read not the names of colors but [...]