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In Dutch

The headline from the article really tells the whole story: “Dutch prisons use psychics to help prisoners contact the dead”

The subject of “prisoner’s rights” is a tremendously broad topic. Prisoner rights vary wildly from country to country, and state to state.

Understanding that there are a variety of questions concerning the rights of prisoners, [...]

‘Tis The Season

I love the autumn season, and I’m sure it is because I reside in Connecticut. The foliage is especially bright this year. We had a wet and cool summer which has historically translated into a very colorful and picturesque landscape. The smells of autumn are in full bloom. Home fireplaces have been lit, and there [...]

Ghoulgle

Google Street View is a feature of Google Maps and Google Earth that provides panoramic views of many streets in the world. Google has fleets of vehicles that drive around and snap pictures of as many streets as possible. They even get around using bicycles in some cases. All of these individual images are digitally [...]

Lower Learning

There is a new science being taught at college level educational facilities here in Connecticut. Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, Connecticut is offering what they are calling a “Ghost Science” class. This could perhaps be the most oxymoronic title I have ever encountered in all my years of skepticism.

Ghost related courses and studies are [...]

The Haunted Marsh

On January 14th 2009, a fellow named Roger Marsh featured the Connecticut Paranormal Research Society (CPRS) ghost-hunting group amongst his “American Ghost Hunters – Best Evidence 2008” series. To the 95% of the world who embrace some kinds of pseudoscience in place of actual science, this might seem like an impressive statement. To the 5% [...]