The Spontaneous Remission Project has a database compiled by the Institute of Noetic Sciences with over 3500 case studies in the medical literature of patients who have gotten better despite incurable illnesses. Within the database, you will also find several medical cases where patients were given fake treatments, (a sugar pill, a saline injection, etc.) but responded as […]

When Norman Mailer began his novel, Barbary Shore, there was no plan to have a Russian spy as a character. As he worked on it, he introduced a Russian spy into the story as a minor character. As the work progressed, the spy became the dominant character in the novel. Upon the release of the book, […]

Paratrooper Arthur Boorman returned home injured from the Gulf War, doctors told him he’d never walk unassisted again. He suffered from chronic back and knee problems. 15 years later, at the age of 47, he discovered DDP yoga, shed 140 lbs, regained the ability to walk unassisted and toned his body. His family documented the […]

Foreign accent syndrome is an extremely rare condition in which people suddenly can only speak with a foreign accent. It usually happens after some kind of head trauma or stroke but in some cases, you could simply wake up and no longer have the accent you grew up with. There can be a lack of […]

Laughter is so powerful that it can extend the duration of your life, so complex that almost anything can be funny depending on the person experiencing it. But here is where it’s gets a bit complex: Dark Humor is far deeper than slap stick or common scripted antics. Dark Humor crosses a line to make something […]

In 1939, George Dantzig arrived late for a graduate-level statistics class at the University of California, Berkeley. On the board were two problems of “unsolved” statistics that George mistook for a homework assignment. He copied them down and started working on them from home, six weeks later he turned in the work late, hoping to get […]

Have we really tamed the world or are there nightmares from our past hiding in some deep dark recess of society waiting to be released? In July of 1518, a woman named Frau Troffea stepped into a narrow street in Strasbourg, France and began a fervent dancing vigil that lasted between four and six days. […]