Monday, February 14, 2011

The Top Ten Prehistoric Fish…Alive even Today

 

10.  Hagfish:

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According to the fossil record, hagfish have existed for over 300 million years, which means they were already old when dinosaurs took over the world! Found in relatively deep waters, these animals are sometimes called slime eels, but they are not really eels, and actually, they may not even be fish at all, according to some scientists. They are very bizarre animals in all regards; they have a skull but lack a spine, and they have two brains. Almost blind, they feed at night on the carcasses of large animals (fish, cetaceans etc) which fall to the sea bottom. They owe their “slime eel” nickname to the fact that they produce a slimey substance to damage the gills of predatory fish; as a result, they have virtually no natural enemies.

9. Lancetfish

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The lancetfish has a very obvious “prehistoric” appearance, with those fierce-looking, sharp teeth on its jaws and the sail on its back, reminiscent of that of some dinosaurs (although, in the lancetfish the sail is actually an enlarged dorsal fin). Even its scientific name has a dinosaurian sound to it (Alepisaurus ferox). Up to two meters (6′ 6″) in length, this predator is found in all the oceans except for polar regions; very voracious, it feeds on smaller fish and squid, and has known to feed on members of its own species sometimes.

8. Arowana

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Belonging to the ancient group of the Osteoglossids, these fish already existed in the Jurassic period. Today, they are found in the Amazon, and in parts of Africa, Asia and Australia. Sometimes kept as exotic pets, arowanas are voracious predators that feed on any small animal they can catch, including birds and bats which they catch in mid flight (they are able to leap up to 2 meters (6′ 6″) into the air). In China, arowanas are known as “dragon-fish” due to their appearance, and they are thought to be harbingers of good luck.

7 .Frilled Shark

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This deep sea predator, one of the most primitive sharks alive today, is a relic from the Cretaceous period, when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Seldom seen alive, and only recently filmed for the first time, the frilled shark can grow up to 2 meters (6′ 6″) (with females being larger than males) and they live in deep waters, where they feed mostly on squid. They are not dangerous to humans, and as a matter of fact, most frilled sharks spend their whole lives without seeing a human being. Only dead or dying specimens are usually seen and recorded by fishermen or scientists.

6. Sturgeon

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Another survivor from the age of dinosaurs (they were already around in the early Jurassic), the sturgeon is well known for being one of the main sources of caviar (which is made out of their roe or egg masses); due to overfishing, these magnificent, armored fish are sadly endangered nowadays. The largest sturgeon species can grow up to 6 meters (19′ 7″) long, being as large as most great white sharks; they feed on small animals from the sea bottom and pose no danger to humans, unless provoked (although they are so big that they have hurt, and even killed, people unintentionally by leaping out of the water and landing on boats!)

5. Arapaima

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A close relative to the arowana (see #8), the Amazonian arapaima is sometimes considered to be the largest freshwater fish in the world. According to early descriptions, it could grow up to 4.5 meters (14′ 8″) long, but today, enormous individuals like these are seldom found and most adult arapaimas average 2 meters (6′ 6″) long. These slow moving predators feed on smaller fish, crustaceans and whatever small animal they can fit in their mouth. An interesting trait of this fish is that it needs to breath oxygen from the air, like a cetacean, in order to survive. Arapaimas pose no danger to humans and are often hunted for their meat; unfortunately, they are very scarce nowadays. Although the arapaima seemingly appeared in the Miocene period, it belongs to a much older family, the Osteoglossidae, and therefore its origins can be traced back to the age of dinosaurs.

4. Sawfish

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This critically endangered animal is a survivor from the Cretaceous period, and can be found both in saltwater or in rivers and creeks, and has been found up to 100 kms inland. Up to 7 meters (23′) in length, sawfish may look like sharks but are actually more closely related to rays. Their “saw” is both a weapon and a sensory organ, covered on electro-sensitive pores which allow it to sense prey despite its terrible eyesight. Although usually peaceful, the sawfish can become extremely dangerous if provoked. Due to an extraordinary fossil, we know that gigantic, prehistoric sawfish were probably a staple food for the largest carnivorous dinosaur, Spinosaurus, as a vertebra from the fish was found stuck between the dinosaur’s teeth.

3. Alligator Gar

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This formidable, thick scaled predator is found in the southern US and northern and eastern Mexico, being the largest freshwater fish in North America (although it sometimes wanders into the sea). It can grow up to 4 meters (13′) long and weigh up to 200 kgs (440lbs). Gator gars are so called because of their reptilian appearance and long jaws, armed with a double row of sharp teeth. They are voracious ambush predators and have been known to bite humans on occasion, although no confirmed deaths due to alligator gars have been recorded to date. Gars are among the oldest fish alive today; their origins can be traced back to the Cretaceous period.

2. Polypterus Senegalus

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These african fish are often called “dinosaur eels”, due to their reptilian appearance and serrated dorsal fin, reminiscent of some dinosaurs’ spiked backs. They are not really eels, but members of the bichir family. Bichirs were already around in the Cretaceous, so the “dinosaur” part of their name is actually fitting in a way. Although often sold as exotic pets, dinosaur eels are prone to escaping their fish tanks. They can survive out of the water for long periods of time as long as their skin remains wet, which enables them to wander far away from their tank.

1. Coelacanth

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The Coelacanth is the most famous of all “living fossils” and deserves to be #1 in this list, because it is the best example of a “Lazarus taxon”, this is, animals that were supposed to be long extinct and are unexpectedly found to be alive. Coelacanths were supposed to have become extinct in the Cretaceous period, along with the dinosaurs, but in 1938, a live specimen was caught in South Africa. Since then, more specimens have been seen and photographed, and a second coelacanth species was even found in Indonesia in 1999. Coelacanths are large predators, up to 2 meters (6′ 6″) long; they feed on smaller fish, including small sharks, and are usually found in deep, dark waters. Although rarely captured and consumed due to their horrible taste, coelacanths are critically endangered nowadays.

10 things for a successful Ouija session…

 

Now since you have prepared an ouija board…you are ready for your adventures of spirit communications…but beware….here are somethings you should remember first…

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  1. More the merrier :It minimum  takes two to Ouija. Usually one person is not able to work the Ouija. Get a friend to use it with you. A male and female is usually recommended.Never try it alone..and it wont even respond.and when you have more friends the energy you supply to move is greater and you will feel less scared!! 
  2. Timing: Most practitioners suggest using the board at night when, they say, less interference is in the atmosphere. Also there is no solar interference and less sound disturbances.And they do love nights…they are pleasant and DARK!!!! Winking smile But dont forget to create some effective atmosphere…by  turning off the lights, some candles and no use of  electronic devices like cellphones and sound systems.
  3. Questions and questions…and mysteries of course: Decide your questions in advance…you dont want to spend time thinking  for questions after you summon the sprit…and yes decide on the medium as who will ask the questions….you dont want to piss off the spirit by confusing him..lol
  4. Planchette :Let your fingers do the talking by lightly placing your fingertips on the planchette. Do not force the movement of the planchette, if it isn't responding to a light touch no one is there, give it time, or there is not enough psychic energy being generated try to focus on a single question or meditate on the spirit you are attempting to contact. Try to clear your mind and relax. Ask in general if there are any spirits present, ask them to respond, and relax and wait, patience is the key.
  5. Attitude: Doesnt mean you have to be rude or something but.. Don't let the board control the session. The medium should begin by announcing that the session will only allow an experience that is positive or toward a higher good and that negative energies are not welcome.
  6. Simplicity: The spirits generally answer in yes or no…and rarely give you long answers…so decide your questions based on it..mainly simple question.
  7. To believe or not to believe: That is upto you…but yes the answers are not always true.you can later check the facts if you have any sources..and if you have a trickster at hand…you will get weird replies.You can repeat the question to check if you get the same response…and yes never ask foolish questions like when are you going to die..and something like that.
  8. Signs and more signs…and fear ofcourse: Sometimes people ask for signs of presence from the spirits. Be very careful asking for manifestations like this, because these often cause an automated response of fear once a spirit responds. Fear is a level of energy that some spirits have learned to draw from. Creating a nasty little cycle of causing fear so they can get stronger then creating more fear by manifesting etc.
  9. Never interrupt from your side….if the spirit leaves abruptly ..its fine..but you should never break the ritual as it can get the spirit trapped…and left there with you.and in such cases people say about falling sick,loosing minds and stuff…and you sure dont want that!!
  10. Goodbyes..and farewells of course :Always end the sessions with reverence and thanking the spirits for their time and dismiss them if they do not use the good-bye or farewell on your board.

Go ahead …now give a try..and enjoy!!!

How to make a personalized Ouija Board??

Everyone wishes a supernatural experience once in his lifetime….and the easiest one to get is by the Ouija Board.

An Ouija Board, also known as a "talking board", is any flat surface printed with letters, numbers, and other symbols, that is used to answer questions from people at a séance. The participants place their fingertips on a planchette or some other movable indicator that then moves around the board to spell out messages. You also need to religious simbols to attract the demon.

If you wish to exercise your right to discover for yourself what the fuss is all about than check out the steps below.

Don't pay good money for one of those boards. If you are determined to try this out, you can create your own board.

  1. Cover a large piece of paper with letters of the alphabet and the numbers 0-9 and the words "Yes", "No", "Hello" and "Goodbye".
  2. Lay the letters in a circle, putting a sun in the top left hand corner and next to that the word "yes". On the right side put a moon, and next to that put the word "no" then put the numbers outside the circle on a table. Use a tumbler turned upside down on top of the paper as a pointer.
  3. Sit around the table with a couple of friends. Each of you place one hand lightly on the up-turned glass. Decide who will ask the questions. Another person could be taking notes.

The classical ouija board looks like this…

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But you dont need so many designs and stuff…you can make it plain and simple and still it will work…

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just dont forget to put the words GOODBYE!!!…or you will have a spirit on the loose..lol

On being sane in insane places

 

Recently i read a quite famous experiment from Rosenhan considering the validity of psychiatric diagnosis and the results got me astounded and thinking…about sanity and INSANITY..

They were published in the Science Journal under the topic…On Being sane in Insane Places.

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Rosenhan's study was done in two parts. The first part involved the use of healthy associates or "pseudopatients" who briefly simulated auditory hallucinations in an attempt to gain admission to 12 different psychiatric hospitals in five different states in various locations in the United States. All were admitted and diagnosed with psychiatric disorders. After admission, the pseudopatients acted normally and told staff that they felt fine and had not experienced any more hallucinations. Hospital staff failed to detect a single pseudopatient, and instead believed that all of the pseudopatients exhibited symptoms of ongoing mental illness. Several were confined for months. All were forced to admit to having a mental illness and agree to take antipsychotic drugs as a condition of their release.

The second part involved asking staff at a psychiatric hospital to detect non-existent "fake" patients. No fake patients were sent, yet the staff falsely identified large numbers of ordinary patients as impostors.

The study concluded, "It is clear that we cannot distinguish the sane from the insane in psychiatric hospitals" and also illustrated the dangers of dehumanization and labeling in psychiatric institutions. It suggested that the use of community mental health facilities which concentrated on specific problems and behaviors rather than psychiatric labels might be a solution and recommended education to make psychiatric workers more aware of the social psychology of their facilities.

The study clearly displayed that mental institutions could not identify between normal sane and insane people….and in a way its quite difficult to judge a person’s psyche…

Most of these pseudo patients were diagnosed with schizophrenia..and were kept in the asylum.Though the psychiatrists and staff could not identify them as sane…the other normal mentally ill patients could…and some even believed that they were journalists coming down here to check the asylum.

The pseudopatients along with Roenhan could only get out when they had to accept that they were mentally ill and had to take anti-psychotic drugs…….which they flushed down the toilet.

they point here is that its is a wee bit difficult to differentiate between sanity and insanity..cause those who are insane are sane in their own way…

But one thing was noticeable here….though normal sane psychiatrists and staff could not distinguish sane from insane…. the insane could!!

may be i feel and always felt that a specific type of insanity in   people categorizes them in a different kind of species or groups…having a similar psyche..and so they could distinguish if the sane were similar to them or not and thus correctly identify them.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

The Alaskan Triangle…Another Devil’s Triangle like Bermuda!!

 

Amid the untouched beauty of Alaska's varying landscape, a paranormal mystery lingers. Because people seem to go missing at an eerily high rate, a large section of the state has come to be called Alaska's Bermuda Triangle. Planes go down, hikers go missing and Alaskan residents and tourists seem to vanish into the largely untouched backdrop.

The so-called Bermuda Triangle slices through four of the state's regions, from the southeastern wilderness and fjords to the interior tundra and up to the arctic mountain ranges. Its points include the large swath of land from Juneau and Yakutat in the southeast, the Barrow mountain range in the north, and Anchorage in the center of the state.

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Even the native Alaska Tlingit Indians that live near Juneau have integrated this peculiar mystery into their religious culture. They believe an evil spirit named Kushtaka, a cross between a man and an otter, captures people who have drowned or gotten lost, whisking them away to his realm never to be seen again.

Evil spirits or not, the rate of people reported missing in Alaska is almost twice the national average. While many cases involve runaways or people who return home, Alaska also has the highest percentage of missing people who are never found .

In 2007, Alaska state troopers added 2,833 missing person notices to their Missing Persons Clearinghouse that maintains all related information [source: Alaska Governor's Office]. In a state with just over 670,000 residents, that figure averages out to about four in every 1,000 people.

Along with missing persons reports, state troopers oversee search and rescue operations. In 2007, they performed 42 missions related to overdue hikers, 85 related to overdue boaters and 100 related to overdue snow machine operators who were temporarily missing [source: Alaska Governor's Office]. The Civil Air Service also assists with search and rescue missions, and Alaska's branch received the most state funding and saved the most lives in 2006 out of all other state branches.

Personal Views:

There may be many such places in the world where such disapperances occur…but still major interest is focussed on the infamous Bermuda Triangle.

Possibly these triangles might be portals where the anamolies of  this world get focussed…or possibly these are the points of anamolies…noone really knows..as noone returns to tell the Tale!!

Why are so many people becoming lost or stranded, sometimes forever, in Alaska? Is a Kushtaka spirit skulking in the wild or is Mother Nature to blame?

Supernatural across cultures….with a striking coincidence!!

I have always wondered about various superstitions or considerations by people about the supernatural or paranormal…which always find some or the other similarities with other cultures..or rituals.

There are many examples i have observed over time..well though some of the most notable might be..

  • In hinduism it is considered that a dog howling and crying in front porch of a house is a bad omen…possibly because it can see the supernatural approaching for someone in that house…now i dont know why this omen consideration was started…but still..In some of the occult books i have had read that during summoning rituals and conjuration we can apply the tears of a howling dog to enable us to see the spirit…i donno how much it really is true..cause i never went and tried it..but it does ring a bell..

can dogs really see the supernatural???..and is that the reason why they cry and howl??

and how does two religions or cultures of people from different continent have a certain belief that has aspects similar in them??

  • Also we can see many Deities, Gods and Goddesses similar in most ancient cultures..though they have different names and forms…their basic idea remains the same.Now Lilith has many manifestations…but mainly is seen as a female vampire deity.In hinduism she is known as Goddess Kali,In mayans as lilitu and if we consider most of the cultures you will find a deity which matches the vampire description. Thus was she really the first vampire as we come to know(yes you all believe this all is fake and no such things as vampires exist)but there is a point here in it…how come there are records of deity in various cultures across continents which have an almost exact match???? i.e. A female Vampire Deity??

These are some of the examples to think upon…Also you can consider the Lord of underworld Hades and The Destroyer Shiva appear to be the same. Also being spread across the world when no technology to spread the knowledge was present…i think personally they all were real…cause its quite difficult and highly coincidental that all different cultures came across the same deities …just named them according to language and culture!!

So were these deities real at some period of time??Have they forsaken us???

and if they were where are they now??..or what happened to them??

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Colours….What do they signify??

Colour….one of the most  ubiquitous things in the world and like death it has no escaping…Our world is full of it and there is no place you can find which has no colour….from your darkest dreams to the depths of oceans to the hightest of clouds…they are everywhere!!!

So what do colours signify and what impact they present on our life??

We all know they have a special impact on our minds and body and in spiritual terms,our soul!!

so well these are some of the interesting points on some of the most important and main colors in this world and how you can make out what effect it has on you, other people and depending on their favourites, their nature and traits…

Black

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It is popular in fashion not because of goths but because it makes people appear thinner. It is also stylish and timeless. and those who wish to blend and look perfect…its the color for them.It implies sophistication and perfection.

Black also implies submission. Priests wear black to signify submission to God. Some fashion experts say a woman wearing black implies submission to men. Black outfits can also be overpowering, or make the wearer seem aloof or evil. Villains, such as Dracula, often wear black.

Black is the color of Darkness without the emotions and truely of soulless death.(that’s why Goths wear it!)

Black is Dark and Dangerous…but sexy Winking smile

White

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White implies the purity and open mindedness..

Brides wear white to symbolize innocence and purity. White reflects light and is considered a summer color. White is popular in decorating and in fashion because it is light, neutral, and goes with everything. However, white shows dirt and is therefore more difficult to keep clean than other colors. Doctors and nurses wear white to imply sterility.

Red

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Red is the color of most extreme things…Love and Blood

The most emotionally intense color, red stimulates a faster heartbeat and breathing. It is also the color of love. Red clothing gets noticed and makes the wearer appear heavier. Since it is an extreme color, red clothing might not help people in negotiations or confrontations. Red cars are popular targets for thieves. In decorating, red is usually used as an accent. Decorators say that red furniture should be perfect since it will attract attention.

The most romantic color, pink, is more tranquilizing. Sports teams sometimes paint the locker rooms used by opposing teams bright pink so their opponents will lose energy.

Blue

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The color of the sky and the ocean, blue is one of the most popular colors. It causes the opposite reaction as red. Peaceful, tranquil blue causes the body to produce calming chemicals, so it is often used in bedrooms.

Blue can also be cold and depressing. Fashion consultants recommend wearing blue to job interviews because it symbolizes loyalty. People are more productive in blue rooms. Studies show weightlifters are able to handle heavier weights in blue gyms.

Green

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Currently the most popular decorating color, green symbolizes nature.

It is the easiest color on the eye and can improve vision. It is a calming, refreshing color. People waiting to appear on TV sit in "green rooms" to relax. Hospitals often use green because it relaxes patients. Brides in the Middle Ages wore green to symbolize fertility.

Dark green is masculine, conservative, and implies wealth. However, seamstresses often refuse to use green thread on the eve of a fashion show for fear it will bring bad luck.

Yellow

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Cheerful sunny yellow is an attention getter.

While it is considered an optimistic color, people lose their tempers more often in yellow rooms, and babies will cry more. It is the most difficult color for the eye to take in, so it can be overpowering if overused.

Yellow enhances concentration, hence its use for legal pads. It also speeds metabolism.

Purple

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The color of royalty, purple connotes luxury, wealth, and sophistication.

It is also feminine and romantic. However, because it is rare in nature, purple can appear artificial.It is one other color like Black which signifies Darkness…but a seductive romantic darkness with emotional quotient.(Emo’s wear it more)

Brown

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Solid, reliable brown is the color of earth and is abundant in nature. Light brown implies genuineness while dark brown is similar to wood or leather. Brown can also be sad and wistful. Men are more apt to say brown is one of their favorite colors.

Friday, February 11, 2011

The Most haunted house….Just a story or reality??

 

Formerly known as the Most Haunted House in America, the home of carpetbagger Charles Wright Congelier, his Mexican wife Lyda, and a young servant girl, Essie, was located at 1129 Ridge Avenue, in the Manchester, North Side, neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The story of its life as a haunted house* begins in the winter of 1871, with Lyda's discovery of Charles having an affair with the maid. Lyda was so enraged, that she fatally stabbed Charles and chopped off Essie's head.

For the next 20 years the house remained vacant. It was remodeled to accommodate railroad workers in 1892, but they soon moved out, claiming to hear the sobbing and screaming of a woman. The Most Haunted House in America once again stood vacant.

Around 1900, Dr. Adolph C. Brunrichter bought the home. "Keeping to himself, the doctor was rarely seen by his neighbors. Then on August 12, 1901, the family next door heard a terrifying scream from the Brunrichter residence," wrote Richard Winer and Nancy Osborn in their book, Haunted Houses. "When they ran outside to investigate, the neighbors saw a red explosion-like flash shooting through the house. The earth under them trembled, and the sidewalls cracked. Every window in the doctor's home was shattered."

When officials entered the house to investigate, they found a decomposed female body strapped to the bed and five headless young women in basement graves. "Dr. Brunrichter had been experimenting with severed heads," wrote Winer and Osborn. "Apparently he had been able to keep some alive for short periods after decapitation." Dr. Brunrichter, meanwhile, had disappeared, and the house once again stood vacant.

As a result of its reputation for being haunted, the house stood empty for several years before undergoing its second remodeling to ready it for housing emigrant Equitable Gas Company workers. These workers experienced many strange occurrences but wrote them off as pranks by the American workers they had replaced (for lower wages). One night things took a tragic turn, however, and two of the workers were found dead in the basement. One had a board driven like a stake through his chest, and the other was hanging from a rafter. These men had both been seen alive just minutes earlier.

In 1920, the famous scientist and inventor, Thomas Edison, came to study the house. Edison spoke of a machine that he was building to allow communication with the dead. Edison died before the mechanism was perfected. Winer and Osborn wrote that Thomas Edison's visit to the house at 1129 Ridge Avenue apparently influenced his strong belief in the afterlife.

In September of 1927, a drunk was arrested who claimed to be Dr. Adolph Brunrichter. He told police gruesome stories of sex orgies, demonic possession, torture and murder that had occurred in the house. The authorities could not determine if the man they had in custody was indeed Dr. Brunrichter. The man was released after a month and was never seen again.

Days were numbered for the haunted house which everyone was convinced was evil. Nearby, on the site that is now the Carnegie Science Center, stood the largest natural gas storage facility in the world. On the morning of November 15, 1927, the giant gas storage tank owned by the Equitable Gas Company exploded with an awesome force which was felt across the county. The Story of Old Allegheny City, compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration, describes the destruction. "As houses collapsed and chimneys toppled, brick, broken glass, twisted pieces of steel and other debris rained on the heads of the dazed and shaken residents who had rushed into the streets from their wrecked homes, believing that an earthquake had visited the city." The force was so strong it reportedly blew out windows throughout downtown, Mt. Washington, and as far away as East Liberty. Dozens of manufacturing plants and hundreds of homes were damaged or destroyed within a 20-mile radius.

The Most Haunted House in America, which once stood at the present day site of the Route 65/I279 interchange, was obliterated in the explosion. According to Winer and Osborn, it was the only structure destroyed in the blast for which no trace was ever found.

What is a Poltergeist??

 

A  poltergeist is a phenomenon in which disorder occurs without explainable cause, usually indoors and in the presence of people. Such disorder typically includes inanimate objects moving or being thrown about, erratic noises (such as knocking, pounding, or banging), and physical attacks on human beings. Poltergeists have traditionally been described as troublesome spirits or ghosts haunting a particular person, but are often suggested in parapsychology to be caused by spontaneous psychokinesis.

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"Poltergeist" comes from the German words poltern, "to knock" and "rumbling spirit". The history of poltergeists can be traced as far back as ancient Roman times. Reports of poltergeist disturbances cite loud noises, lights, smells, physical and sexual assault, telephones ringing, and in general create unexplained disturbances. Some people believe that poltergeist activity is caused by an unconscious form of telekinesis.

So what exactly is a poltergeist and what causes this phenomenon???                             Is it A demonic spirit? A restless soul? A super-charged pineal gland embedded within the brains of children going through puberty who live in disturbed family homes? An outlet for teen angst? Fight-or-flight chemical reactions gone mad? Zero point energy? An epileptic seizure? An electromagnetic anomaly resulting from houses being too close to power lines? No one really knows….

some of the alleged assumptions include the restless spirits, or a psychological phenomenon like psychokinesis. Most reports of poltergeist manifestations involve noises and destruction that have no immediate or verifiable cause. Situations include inanimate objects being picked up and thrown; noises such as knocking, rapping, or even human voices; and physical attacks on human beings, such as pinching, biting, and hitting.

My Opinion

There seems to be no actual reason..but if we consider that no such things as spirits exist….the i guess its the human mind which plays trick on us..

In most research that human brain can actually perform psychokinesis…in case of areas with higher electromagnetic activities…has been displayed. Also in case of thunderstorms and in places of granites and rocks its is believed that human minds can project images, leading to the most of the ghost concepts and phenomenon arising in castles and old manors…in which such materials were mostly used.

So if we consider that a human mind is afraid….there are fight or flight reactions..thus putting it in what we can call an overdrive mode..and increasing our instincts, perception capacities and the rate at which we t grasps things..and in certain cases may alter field and surrounding matter leading to kinesis.

We all have see things we feel like they move ,when we see them in a glance..or when we are afraid.Also our brain makes us believe in things making projections when we are truely afraid…they may not be projections but false images as they cloud our minds.

I feel its quite simple really like if we want to see someone very badly..we feel we see them everywhere…or feel like we see them…its our mind which plays tricks on us.

So if a person does have an ability of psychokinesis and he is hyper…it is possible to observe an anomaly around him…

And if we consider that spirits do exist..then well the answer is simple..they are doing it!!..possibly to caution or alert the individual..

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Love…the Drug it is..

 

“And love at first sight really does exist - with euphoric chemicals flooding the brain just one fifth of a second after spotting someone you fancy…”

Many of you must have felt the restlessness,agony and joys of being in love… ..yes the taboo word LOVE…which most are too excited to fall in…..

All Humans consider that love is a strong emotion and a sense of feeling and possession which arises from our heart and tells you that she/he is your soulmate….Heh!!…i am absolutely delighted to tell you all that there in nothing wrong with your heart nor your soul..and love never has anything related to spirituality…and even noone ever thinks by their hearts….each and every organism thinks by its brain..and so even youOpen-mouthed smile.

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So why do you feel there is something wrong with you when you like someone of opposite sex(in some cases, of same sex too Winking smile)…well..its not because they are your soulmate…but because your brain is secreting a host of chemicals in your blood..and your animalistic instincts kicking in!!

Yes instincts….all animals in this world are here to mate..and ofcourse increase the number of their species…and that’s exactly why you feel love and need for a mate.And trust me…humans also come under animals only!!!

About secreting chemicals…well human brains secrete epinephrine,dopamine, oxytocin and serotonin…when they meet or come in contact with the person they suppose to love…Now i know this rings a bell in your heads..YES….

“love is not about emotion but the feel what your own physical body creates for you….”

and  these chemicals are associated with many body processes…but majorly come under only one topic headline…(other than love)..is DRUGS.

Yes when humans are doped with drugs these are exactly the chemicals secreted..As these powerful chemicals run riot down the neuronal pathways, they dilute and cancel out the nerve chemical called serotonin. Serotonin controls impulses, unruly passions, obsessive behaviour: it aids the sense of power over action, the feeling of "being in control". A severe depletion of serotonin can induce panic, anxiety, queasiness, manic behaviour, depression, obsession: "I can't get her/him out of my mind  I'm thinking about her/him all the time."

And yes this is exactly why people  go mad in love. For this moment consider love is like a drug…consider we call it L.

Now you take a shot of a drug…you feel great..and if its truely enjoyable,you crave for it more and more..and you want a shot of it everytime. This same thing happens in case of L…you see a girl…you like her..and your brain secretes these euphoric chemicals…you meet her and talk with her…more strong dose of these chemicals…and this goes on increasing everytime…until you get so addicted to her that you cant live without her.

And when due to some reasons you dont get to meet her…you start relapsing like a drug addict….you cant think straight, everywhere you only see her…and more of her…and in extreme cases are ready to withstand anything for her.and this is the major reason for the emotional and mental torture you seem to feel after you are in love.

A new Stanford study just out in the journal PLOS ONE — weird name but excellent scientific journal — scanned the brains of undergraduates as they experienced the pain of a “thermal stimulator” on the palms of their hands. When a picture of their beloved was flashed before them, it provided not just distraction but actual relief. And the brain pathways resembled those involved in the highs of illicit drugs.

And yes there have been drugs developed to simulate love…the best example here is Ecstasy, scientifically known as MDMA (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine), is a powerful illegal drug that teens use to get high. “E,” as it is sometimes called, is a stimulant that usually comes in pill form, but is also available as a powder that can be snorted. and  two common side effects of the drug are loss of inhibitions and unusual displays of affection... yes after taking it you feel the sense of cuddling with each other..touching and a host of other afflictations..which you would experiance in LOVE.

So my friends….This is what we all describe as Romantic love and True Love…LOL Open-mouthed smile

So for a better life..i suggest to develop drugs to stop these feelings and relieve most of this humanity of pain and agony….and scientists are already on it..called the ANTI-LOVE drugs.

and i dont want any crap on posting that love is not pain and agony….it is…cause all relationships are perfect at start…but never end well..

This does prove that romantic love is actually just a game of chemicals in your brains..stuthere is nothing like a feeling of emotion or some pid spirituality in it..but still there is nothing like it!!

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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Aspie Goths??

just a few days ago my friend suggested me a person ..extremely weird..insane, erratic and perfectly matching my kind…but still having no interest in darkside..nor interests in any weird topics and subjects.This guy had autism….a mental disorder having impaired neural activity.thus making him erratic..but he had certain other gifts with him…like he never gets bored..he will listen to a bunch of songs continuously entire day and still wont get bored. but if there are loud noises, people shouting..he cant walk away but just says his head starts paining.ha has always been a laughing stock..but that strikes a similarity and a nerve in my head.

goths always behave different cause they are different.They always feel they are from a different planet.hmm…this has always been my experience..after all only a goth will know better..

but what exactly caught my interest is that i too must be prey to one such weird disorder. and after a bit of research i finallly found it. it is known as Asperger’s Syndrome….though i am normal in linguistic abilities, and have quite IQ to be a more than average student…i always have been weird and teased through my life by normal people as i never could adjust with them…ofcourse i have been a goth and an outcast my entire life…but now i thought i could understand the reason why so.

Asperger’s syndrome has many things which i can notice many of my goth friends doing…being highly perceptive and at such limits to think themselves having some kind of supernatural ability(me too included), sensitive to high sounds or light…hmm..i am too both…if i hear loud noises..i dont seem to be able to focus on anything..become extremely violent and fall sick most of the times…..sensitivity light has actually made me nocturnal(like a vamp Smile)….though it has no effect ,i feel very uncomfortable and uneasy in bright lights. hearing sense though seems better as i can hear a pin drop in a class full of people or can listen and makeout conversations among groups of people easier…making it always easier for me to eaves drop.

the weirdness doesnt end here but majorly is observed in social interactions and emotional receptions.i can never make good friends except a few whom i actually will talk the whole day..i donno why these people are exceptions but its better as atleast i can talk properly with them and they understand me.

Rest i am bullied and have been a laughingstock as i never am intrested in teasing and abusing people..an have no interest in human affairs and social life….so the normal brethren take it up on me..as they know i wont hit back..

i also dont seem to feel any emotions and never have been able to understand the emotions between two people or a person and how should i approach them..as i cant exactly sense the emotions behind it. it exactly is weird..but in case of my girlfriend..i can still sense emotions and behave accordingly..luckily she adds up to the bunch of understanding few.

also among other things i observed is i can never remember faces of people how much i seem to try and is always reflected in my art where i am always unable to draw a characters face..not that it matters as its mostly macabre and gothic drawings. though i can perfectly remember phone numbers and bank account numbers , user names passwords, and many such other things in just a single read. This seems weird but also cool as i never have to enter the contact list or maintain a diary of numbers and usernames and passwords.

hmm…insomnia may also account but its not exactly insomnia..i cant sleep until i want to..if i dont lie on my bed for half an hour and try to sleep i can go on for 3-4 days at a stretch without falling asleep and without any need to sleep. also food requirement seems to m=be minimal as i can eat once in two days and dont feel hungry…also drink a glass of water once a day and still remain satisfied.

I dont particularly have any interest in humor and jokes cracked at me or anyone else.

after this i actually found a community of goths called Aspie Goths…hmm..may be they too must be like this…but as far as i have known..this is more amazing and awesome…than being a normal person!!

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Being Gothic…..

 

You see a person sitting in a corner….dressed all black, an expressionless face and a weird vibe around him….a weird sense of anger and enigma in his eyes….you cant make out…what he is??..a human or someone else…..no i am not talking about Edward Cullen…but a Goth!!

So who are goths?? are they the worshippers of satan and devil, practise black magic…and always think about death and draw weird,freaky,scary drawings..??

ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!

They are people with a different perspective towards life….different than what normal people have…they just see the world in a different way..and so..are different!

But they are generally viewed as laughing stocks and are constantly nagged by other peers..making them hostile towards society…but that doesnt mean they are sociopathic or haters…just they dont take any interests in human affairs and society as their minds are occupied by a host of other things…but once you get to know them….you will know what they actually are!!

What exactly are GOTHS??

If the historical perspective is left out…it actually is a subculture…consisting of artistic, intellectual people with insatiabe curiosity and a hunger for knowledge about the world’s weirdest things…including the paranormal and supernatural references….they are generally accounted with…

How to become one??(because they are cooler and different)

many wonder this question…Unfortunately you cant…goths are born that way..and the insanity and hunger which rages in their minds cannot be developed by normal people..its a given gift for the goths..of course they have to payback in terms of social unacceptibility, awkwardness and constant nagging and being center of humour and most jokes, and a lesser developed sense of humour….but still they do possess a different perspective, higher level of intellectualism,broad mindedness and other things which in some sense can be termed as modern enlightenment..

So..am i a Goth??

Yes..this happens….most people know they are weird, have interests normal humans dont have…and dont exactly know where they belong to…for them there are certain things to make out…

i got this part from Azhrarn’s work so do credit him for it..

  • You feel the need to spend a lot of time creating things (music, art, poetry, philosophies, stories and the like)
  • Your creative efforts are often described as dark, shocking, scary, morbid or strange
  • You like museums and cultural centers
  • You understand and even enjoy Shakespeare, Shelley, Browning or some other similar work without having to read the Cliffe Notes
  • You know the difference between nihilism and existentialism, even if you don't really live by either
  • You feel you are from a different planet
  • You really, truly enjoy music of many kinds
  • You are a very sensual person (aware of color, texture, sound, taste and scent)
  • You don't understand why the people around you spend so much time watching TV
  • You don't feel comfortable looking just like everyone else you know
  • You do feel comfortable just being yourself, even if no one else around is anything like you
  • You have no interest to know why people gossip and chat and tease
  • You wonder "why" a lot, and come up with some interesting answers
  • You wonder "how" a lot, and often figure it out on your own
  • You don't just reject something because you don't understand it
  • You base your opinions of people on who they are and what they do rather than what they look like
  • You are not afraid of the unknown
  • You are not afraid of the dark
  • You are afraid of mediocrity

well in this case my friend…you are a goth!!

False things about us!!

  • All Goths must wear black. Color is not Goth.  there is nothing like it…goths do like different colors just these colors help them blend into their surroundings as they dont like to crave attention and get highlighted…wearing a specific color is a personal opinion…but goths wear black is majorly because Black is the best possible color, always looks good, is dark, absorbs energy…and always shows a sophistication in it..
  • Goth is a subculture based on a musical style. Not exactly…No.many get this impression because of the lyrics of most songs and the make up and style.though generally goths enjoy pianos, choirs and violins..which can be said to be influenced in music…
  • All Goths listen to the same music. hmm..its likely but not always…major instruments always include pianos, choirs and violins in general
  • All Goths are fixated on death. Hmm..it always seems to be like this but NO they are not always fixated on death…but rather they spend more time in wondering and thinking philosophies and reading and researching with their perspective they know more about death…and stuff related…majorly is reflected by their macabre and horror tastes
    Goths are by and large more fixated on the concept of beauty as an abstract, creative endeavors (both their own and those of historical origins) and simply trying to get ahead in a society that doesn't share their individual aesthetics, values and principals.

 

  • All Goths drink a lot/do drugs. Not at all….they can as normal humans can…and its not like all goths drink and do drugs…its a personal choiceGoths are not all completely clean-cut, squeaky-clean sober types, but we aren't all into drugs.
  • Goths don't laugh except to mock others. Not at all…goths do laugh..and i do laugh at many other things than failures of others..Just they dont like the normal sense of humour, or jokes cracked or someone being teased as always happens in this society..so they never appear to laugh..but you can see them smiling alone thinking…on a personal joke or a weird thought.
  • Goths all have tattoos and piercings. Not at all…these are the works of skin goths…who pretend to be goths..its just a personal choice of opinion
  • Goths always wear a lot of makeup. hmm…well make up is good..and not always but mostly they like the times of victorian culture aand so you see a sense of sophistication in them. Well gothic make up generally reflects nothing on their expressionless faces..and once again is a personal opinion and choice.