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Mind Control

The New Mind Manipulators

Jeremy Lent | Posted 04.25.2016 | Media
Jeremy Lent

Your mind is being controlled by distant strangers who don't have your best interests at heart. If that sounds like a paranoid fantasy, brace yourself...

In the Shadow of New Age Spirituality

Carolyn Baker | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Baker

While Marc Gafni attempts to package himself as a spiritual and sexual revolutionary, he has shown himself to be yet another ethical train wreck--a sexual predator with a pretty face, an impressive resume, and terrifying charisma.

Make-Up Mind Control

Annie Walton Doyle | Posted 01.06.2016 | Style
Annie Walton Doyle

As Tyra Banks so wisely puts it, I like the "ugly-pretty." This is an intellectual interpretation of prettiness: if you don't find my shapeless clothes and lack of discernible makeup attractive, then clearly you don't understand.

Why Is Jessica Jones Important?

Kelley Calkins | Posted 12.21.2015 | Entertainment
Kelley Calkins

Lindsay Tessier was first. Her pitch about Marvel's Jessica Jones arrived three days after the series had gone live. Then came Charley Reid's. Next, L...

Donald Trump Is 'Greatest Collaborator' of ISIS

Steven Hassan | Posted 12.08.2015 | Politics
Steven Hassan

We need a more coherent counter-terrorism response than Donald Trump's call to "close down" parts of the Internet in response to ISIS recruitment, his labeling of free speech advocates as "foolish," and his calls to ban all Muslims from entering the United States.

I Let My Sons Firewalk and This Is What Happened

Grace de Rond | Posted 06.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Grace de Rond

The first time my 9-year-old son firewalked, he came off the 12-foot bed of burning coals and shouted, "It wasn't even hot! It felt like oatmeal!" And...

ISIS Is a Cult That Uses Terrorism: A Fresh New Strategy

Steven Hassan | Posted 12.21.2014 | World
Steven Hassan

The good news, and I speak here as a former member of a totalistic group, is that the 'cult' word has finally leapt into the conversation about ISIS. But it does so in a way that barely scratches the surface of what makes ISIS a cult; what draws people to it; and how to stop them.

FREAKY VIDEO: Monkeys Use Mind-Control To Move 'Limbs'

| Emily Underwood | Posted 11.08.2013 | Science

Most of us don’t think twice when we extend our arms to hug a friend or push a shopping cart—our limbs work together seamlessly to follow our ment...

There's No Remote Control For This Toy Helicopter

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.06.2013 | Technology

As if a future filled with unmanned drones hovering overhead wasn't scary enough, here comes a miniature helicopter controlled by someone's mind. T...

WATCH: Crazy Mind Controlled Copter Navigates Obstacle Course

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 06.06.2013 | Science

Imagine being able to control a flying robot with your mind. Sounds like a flight of fancy, but researchers at the University of Minnesota have fa...

Mind Control Is Becoming Reality

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 06.15.2013 | Technology
Gini Graham Scott

It's the stuff of sci-fi movies. But a mind-control revolution is coming in which people can increasingly use their minds to control objects, moods and assorted devices, and the gaming industry seems to be leading the charge.

FREAKY: Human Brain Controls Lab Animal's Body

Posted 04.10.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 04/09/2013 12:48 PM EDT on LiveScience By linking the brains of a human and a rat, scientists...

John Celock

Where Tea Party Lawmakers Get Their Wacky Ideas About Sustainability | John Celock | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

In its ongoing quest to block implementation of the United Nations' sustainability agenda, the John Birch Society, a conservative advocacy group, is l...

Betsy Isaacson

The Invention That's Making Mind Reading Easier Than Ever | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Technology

True facts: Every time you have a thought or feeling, your brain produces weak but distinct electrical signals corresponding to that thought or feelin...

John Celock

Georgia Republican Distances Himself From Obama 'Mind-Control' Lecture | John Celock | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

The Republican majority leader of the Georgia state Senate is distancing himself from a lecture he organized last month for Republican senators in whi...

How Hip Hop Makes You Hate Yourself

Homeboy Sandman | Posted 01.19.2013 | Arts
Homeboy Sandman

"My daughter came up to me after listening to Nicki Minaj and asked me what a menage was. She's three years old." Wow. Words are powerful, aren't they?

GOP Hears About Obama 'Mind-Control' Program

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

Republican state senators in Georgia attended a four-hour closed door briefing last month in which they were told that President Barack Obama and the ...

YIKES: Five Scariest Science Experiments Ever

Posted 10.31.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Published: 10/30/2012 11:00 AM EDT on LiveScience Since Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, the popular imagination has ...

You Can Control This Flying Device With Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.01.2012 | Technology

Meet the new breed of toy copter -- no remote control required. The New Scientist points to a video posted by researchers at Zheijiang University i...

Lee Speigel

Time Travel, Mind Control, Aliens In New 'Montauk Chronicles' Movie | Lee Speigel | Posted 05.24.2012 | Weird News

Montauk, N.Y., is a picturesque, oceanside resort community on the tip of Long Island, where the rich and famous have fun in the sun. Montauk is also ...

Ailing Physicist Tests New Mind-Reading Gizmo

Posted 04.05.2012 | Science

Mind-controlled Star Wars games are one thing, but what about using a thought-tracking device for a more practical application? Using technology to mo...

What to Do When Your Brain White-Knuckles You

Penny Love | Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Look how often you refuse to think a positive thought about yourself. You can also refuse to think a negative thought. It just takes practice. And beginning right where you are is a start.

We Have Turned Into a Cult Disguised as a Democracy

Donna Flagg | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Donna Flagg

This country is not in good shape, an observation that will not come as a surprise to many, I know. And while it is easy, almost automatic in fact, to...

Robotic Armpit: A Profound Protest?

Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts

You may have heard of the uncanny valley, but what about an "uncanny crevice?" London designer Kevin Grannan's design for a robotic armpit is just tha...

Lee Speigel

The Montauk Project: Film Explores Stories Of Torture, Time Travel And Space Aliens On Long Island | Lee Speigel | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

In a year when a respected investigative journalist suggested that the Roswell UFO scare may have been the handiwork of Nazi war criminal Josef Mengel...