Magnet healing: how pseudo science helped to discover hypnosis
During his lifetime, Franz Mesmer was an extraordinary figure: some considered him a brilliant scientist and discoverer of the so-called" animal magnetism", others were sure that he was nothing more…

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Autumn sketches, or fortune-Telling on coffee grounds
On a typical October evening, I was rushing to the store to restock my groceries. Hesitating at the newly opened tea and coffee Department, I caught the thought: "I'll Come…

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Haunted house: 5 mysterious estates in Russia, where they promise a meeting with the unknown
In Europe, houses and castles associated with mystical stories are always popular among tourists. Ghosts that supposedly live in ancient palaces become a brand for which fans of the unknown…

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10 mediums of the XX century and their incredible stories that are more like a fairy tale

The 20th century will go down in history as a time of active development of industry, but even at a time when it would seem that the middle Ages with its chimeras have sunk into oblivion, there were unusual individuals who claimed that they can communicate with spirits and other entities that reveal them “true wisdom”. In our review, 10 incredible stories that you can believe, and you can treat as a fairy tale.

Alice Bailey, who was born in 1880 in Manchester, worked as an Evangelist in Ireland and India. She married and settled in the United States to study theology. In 1915, she became interested in theosophy and tried to integrate her esoteric teachings with the strict Christian teachings she had known since childhood. Continue reading

8 mystical places of the Moscow region, about which different "horror stories" tell»
There are a lot of beautiful and mysterious places in the Moscow region, but there are special areas in the region that are considered abnormal and even mystical by local…

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A hell of a lot of wax and bronze. Horned self-portraits of Jan Fabre in the sculpture series CHAPTERS I - XVIII
The "great and terrible" Belgian Maestro Jan Fabre won fame with provocative paintings, sculptures, installations and art performances. His work is so shocking that the degree of strangeness can compete…

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Fascinating work, at the same time causing anxiety and emotion
The works of this Illustrator evoke mixed emotions – the viewer feels both emotion and anxiety. Invented by the artist, cute and strange creatures that walk in the company of…

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Mysteries of the Mayan calendar
On August 11, 3114 BC, according to the Mayan calendar, the era of the Fifth Sun began. About the end of this era, which according to the Mayan calendar will…

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