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Exploring the unexplained : the world's greatest marvels, mysteries and myths

Author: Time, inc.
Publisher: New York : Time, ©2006.
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Incorporating the latest in scientific research, an illustrated study separates fact from fiction as it looks at the truth behind such mysteries as Bigfoot, the Bermuda Triangle, faith healing, alien abduction, and life after death.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Time, inc.
ISBN: 1933405163 9781933405162
OCLC Number: 71313014
Description: 137 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : on wings of speculation --
Mysteries of the past --
The search of Atlantis : no decline, all fall --
New grange : sun-struck tomb --
Stonehenge : a cosmic calendar in circles of stone --
The pyramids at Giza : points to pierce the heavens --
Mysteries of ancient Egypt : jinx of the Sphinx --
The oracle at Delphi : mists of the past --
Mysteries of ancient science alternate histories --
The search for King Arthur : one brief shining moment --
The moai of Easter island : silent sentinels --
Nazca lines : postcards, but for whose eyes? --
Shambala and Shangri-la mountains, myths and mandalas --
Ancient temples and pyramids : steeped in mystery --
Mysteries of nature --
The search for the yeti : abominable snow job? --
The Loch Ness Monster : the Lady of the Loch --
The search for Bigfoot : prints of a fellow? --
Creatures of myth and legend : bestiary of illusions --
Astrology : stargazing's twilight --
The Bermuda Triangle : where geometry is fate --
Fate of the dinosaurs : the dinosaurs' downfall? (It came from outer space) --
Dowsing : wizards of water --
Auras and Kirlian photography : we all shine on --
Fengshui and earth energies : aligning with the grid --
Mysteries of space --
Close encounters at Roswell : under Roswell's spell --
Identified buying objects : manna from heaven --
Unidentified flying objects : intelligent designs? --
Crop circles : cereal thrillers --
Alien abductions : too-close encounters --
Search for extraterrestrial intelligence : celestial messages --
Area 51 : dreamland in the desert --
Mysteries of Mars : Mars, mankind's muse --
Mind and matter --
Mesmerism and hypnotism : your eyes are heavy --
Telepathy and extrasensory perception : the science of Psi --
Police psychics : seeking kids and headlines --
Twin synchronicity : connected at birth --
Remote viewing : remote patrol --
Psychokinesis : movers and shakers --
Nostradamus : Father of the future --
Seers and psychics : mediums for the masses --
Fortune telling : sneak previews of fate --
Asian mystical practices : in Asia, mind trumps matter --
Powers of the spirit --
The search for Noah's Ark : a flood of conjecture --
The Wailing Wall : waters of the Western Wall --
Mysteries of the Bible : riddles of a sacred text --
The shroud of Turin : shrouded in mystery --
The search for the Holy Grail : the trail of the Grail --
The DaVinci Code : in Leonardo's labyrinth --
Mysteries of the saints : petitions and apparitions --
Stigmata : marks of faith --
Miracles at Lourdes : Bernadette's Healing Spring --
Fatima : child visionaries predict the future at Fatima --
Modern-day miracles : miracles among us? --
The power of prayer : a prescription for prayer --
Faith healing : the hands that heal --
Demonic possession : dueling with the devil --
Angels on wings of wonder --
A world beyond --
Near death experiences : overtures to the afterlife? --
Séances : you've got mail! --
Zombies : spirits of the dead --
Vampires : major arteries open --
Visions of ghosts : photo ops for phantasms --
The Amityville Horror : hoax or horror? --
Haunted houses : where ghosts dwell.
Responsibility: [by the editors of Time].

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Includes scientific reports from worlds we are only beginning to understand, including findings on twins and telepathy; mind and body studies, and the surprising power of prayer.  Read more...

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