New Interface Allows Humans to Move a Rat’s Tail With Their Thoughts

In what might be the first documented case of technologically-assisted interspecies telepathy, an international team of researchers has successfully created a non-invasive brain-to-brain interface that allows humans to make a rat move involuntarily. The breakthrough could lead to more advanced techniques in which a… » 4/04/13 9:20am 4/04/13 9:20am

How Much Longer Until Humanity Becomes A Hive Mind?


Last month, researchers created an electronic link between the brains of two rats separated by thousands of miles. This was just another reminder that technology will one day make us telepaths. But how far will this transformation go? And how long will it take before humans evolve into a fully-fledged hive mind? We… » 3/15/13 11:00am 3/15/13 11:00am

Surefire Tips and Tricks to Convince People You Have Psychic Powers

So you want to be a psychic. You want to make tons of money, preying on desperate, gullible people. Let's assume you don't actually have psychic powers — or else, you already know that you don't need to read this article. For the rest of us, pretending to have clairvoyant abilities is a whole complicated art form. » 7/05/12 9:00am 7/05/12 9:00am

What Psychic Power Do You Wish You Could Use On Our Political Leaders?

So you're watching a politician debating or giving a speech on television — or, Lords of Kobol forfend, you're actually in the audience. And your would-be leader is being even more specious and demented than is usual for our low level of political discourse. What telepathic power do you wish you could unleash on this… » 5/15/08 4:36pm 5/15/08 4:36pm