Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time

By Michael Shermer

Revised and multiplied Edition.

In this age of meant clinical enlightenment, many folks nonetheless think in brain examining, past-life regression concept, New Age hokum, and alien abduction. A no-holds-barred attack on renowned superstitions and prejudices, with greater than 80,000 copies in print, Why humans think bizarre Things debunks those nonsensical claims and explores the very human purposes humans locate otherworldly phenomena, conspiracy theories, and cults so attractive. In a completely new bankruptcy, "Why Smart humans think in bizarre Things," Michael Shermer takes on technological know-how luminaries like physicist Frank Tippler and others, who cover their religious ideals at the back of the trimmings of science.

Shermer, technology historian and real crusader, additionally finds the extra risky facet of such illogical considering, together with Holocaust denial, the recovered-memory stream, the satanic ritual abuse scare, and different glossy crazes. Why humans think unusual Things is an eye-opening source for the main gullible between us and people who are looking to shield them.

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Dreamland: Travels Inside the Secret World of Roswell and Area 51

By Phil Patton

A trip into the main mystery position in America
A tale of secrecy, suspicion, and conspiracy
A historical past of a spot that doesn't legally exist

Dreamland zooms in on sector 51--the approximately 4 million acres of Nevada airspace that has been a base for experimental army airplane, the fount of alien ship rumors, and the alleged website of alien insurrection.
        How this real-life legend got here to exist is Phil Patton's story. He explores the secret and fable surrounding where, peeks over the sting of paranoia, and tracks unusual gadgets within the air above this state of the brain. He visits spies and counterspies, attempt pilots and mystery brokers, and tunnels into the subcultures of real believers and conspiracy buffs.
        Reviewers have applauded Dreamland as "brilliant," "fascinating," "weird, significant, occasionally spooky," "curiously epic, often funny, and consistently entertaining." Dreamland is a novelistic travel de strength that makes us all reconsider our convictions approximately American know-how--and alien inventiveness.

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Some Like It Witchy: A Wishcraft Mystery

By Heather Blake

Wishcrafter Darcy Merriweather can attraction wishes into fact, yet because the nationwide bestselling Wishcraft mysteries proceed, she won’t be capable of magically keep away from hassle whilst loss of life holds an open house….

The Enchanted Village is abuzz whilst the outdated Tavistock residence eventually is going up on the market. Darcy’s good friend Curecrafter Cherise Goodwin is hoping she is going to have the profitable bid at the domestic, yet Darcy can’t shake the sensation that whatever undesirable is set to happen—and her magical instincts tend to be right.

Sure sufficient, whereas Darcy and Cherise are taking a look at the valuables, they notice actual property agent Raina Gallagher stone-cold lifeless at the ground. Clutched in her hand is a gemstone amulet and, at the wall above her, a wide pink A. whereas Raina had no scarcity of enemies, there’s additionally a depressing legend concerning the condominium itself. to trace down the killer, Darcy needs to liberate the secrets and techniques of either the deceased and the estate—and she’ll have to act quickly, simply because revenge is a deal that by no means closes.…

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The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena

This myth-shattering publication explains the facts for the veracity of psychic phenomena, uniting the lessons of mystics, the theories of quantum physics, and the newest in high-tech experiments. With painstaking learn and deft, enticing prose, Radin dispels the incorrect information and superstition that experience clouded the knowledge of scientists and laypeople alike relating a number of attention-grabbing oddities. Psychokinesis, distant viewing, prayer, jinxes, and more--all are genuine, all were scientifically confirmed, and the facts is during this book.

Radin attracts from his personal paintings at Princeton, Stanford examine Institute, and Fortune 500 businesses, in addition to his examine for the U.S. govt, to illustrate the outstanding volume to which the reality of psi has already been tacitly stated and exploited. The wide awake Universe additionally sifts the knowledge for tantalizing tricks of the way brain and subject are associated. eventually, Radin takes a daring glance forward, to the inevitable social, financial, educational, and non secular effects of the mass awareness that brain and topic can impact one another with no need actual contact.

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Mind Magic: A Novel of the Lupi

By Eileen Wilks

FBI agent Lily Yu’s brain is a deadly position to be within the most recent Novel of the Lupi…

Thanks to the mindspeech classes she’s receiving from the black dragon, Lily is briefly benched from Unit Twelve—until her mind acclimates and the chance of overall burnout passes. not less than she has her new husband, lupi Rule Turner, to maintain her occupied.

But while her mentor calls in a desire and sends Lily to a homicide scene, she’s all of sudden again on energetic status—despite the hallucinations she can’t retain at bay.  With one contact, Lily understands the fellow used to be killed by way of magic, yet her senses don’t warn her how some distance the conspiracy goes…

A shadowy strength in the executive desires to take Unit Twelve down, they usually do not brain killing to accomplish their objective. without any of her ordinary assets, Lily is up opposed to most unlikely odds--because along with her brain in disarray, she can’t belief whatever she sees.

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The Hob's Bargain

By Patricia Briggs

Attractiveness and The Beast

Hated and feared, magic was once banished from the land. yet now, free of the spells of the depraved bloodmages, magic-both solid and evil-returns. And Aren of Fallbrook feels her personal strength of sight increase and grow…

Overcome by means of visions of mayhem and homicide, Aren vows to avoid wasting her village from the ruthless raiders who've descended upon it-and killed her kin. With the go back of wildlings to the hills and forests, she moves a cut price with the Hob, a paranormal, human-like creature imbued with the facility of the mountains. however the Hob is the final of his style. And he'll designated a heavy cost to protect the village-a cost Aren herself needs to pay…

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FINAL EVENTS and the Secret Government Group on Demonic UFOs and the Afterlife

By Nick Redfern

For many years, tales of alien abductions, alien ship encounters, flying saucer sightings, and zone fifty one have led thousands of individuals to think that extraterrestrials are secretly between us. yet what if these hundreds of thousands of individuals are all fallacious? What if the alien craft phenomenon has a lot darker and much extra ominous origins? For 4 years, alien ship authority Nick Redfern has been investigating the unusual and terrifying global of a mystery team in the U.S. executive referred to as the Collins Elite. the gang believes that our purported alien viewers are, in fact, misleading demons and fallen angels. they're the minions of devil, who're reaping and enslaving our very souls, and paving the way in which for Armageddon and Judgment Day. In ultimate occasions you will find out about the key executive records on occultists Aleister Crowley and Jack Parsons, and their connections to the flying saucers secret; revelations of the demonic hyperlink to the well-known "UFO crash" at Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947; the disclosure of presidency investigations into life-after-death and out-of-body reviews; and an exam of the satanic time table at the back of alien abductions. ultimate occasions unearths the stark and terrible truths approximately UFOs that a few within the executive might really maintain mystery.

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Paranormal Anthology with a TWIST

By Rene Folsom, Jason Brant, Michael Loring, Bart Hopkins, Jon Messenger

What commence as an idea quickly set into movement a series of occasions that may bring about heart-stopping motion, awesome suspense, and tales that might stick to you manner when you are performed. precise, unforeseen, past imagining…shocking TWISTS that may have you ever frantically turning again the pages to work out what clues you missed to have overlooked what used to be coming. Paranormal tales that span around the style and should wow you, surprise you, and go away you gasping for extra. eleven diverse authors, one major suggestion, and worlds that would TWIST your mind's eye… Featured tales: "Voices of the Soul" by way of Rene Folsom "Number 18" through Michael Loring "Sweet Lenora" by way of Bart Hopkins "Truth or Dare" via Jon Messenger "Suburban Zombie" by way of Anthony Lance "All i need for Christmas" via Jason Brant "In the Eyes of the Beholder" by means of Penelope Bartotto "Little Tchotchkes" by means of Nicki Scalise "I am Serna" via Magen McMinimy "Bloodlines" through S. L. Dearing "Metronome" by way of Eaton Thomas Palmer Edited and Compiled through Cynthia Shepp & Rene Folsom

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Tomes of Terror: Haunted Bookstores and Libraries

By Mark Leslie

A supernatural journey of bookstores and libraries all over the world, concentrating on the ghost tales from haunted destinations.

Throughout background, books have encouraged, proficient, entertained, and enriched us. they've got additionally saved us up throughout the evening, delighted us, and lured into their unending depths. Tomes of Terror is a party and an eerie examine the siren name of literature and the unexplained and engaging tales linked to bookish destinations round the world.

Mark Leslie’s most up-to-date paranormal page-turner is a compendium of real tales of the supernatural in literary locales, entire with hair-raising first-person money owed. you'll even realize a spectre of your neighborhood library lurking in those precise tales and pictures. when you have ever felt an indescribable presence striking a couple of quiet book shop, then you’ll take pleasure in those attention-grabbing and haunting tales.

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