40 relations: Alcoholism, Arthur C. Clarke's World of Strange Powers, Bellhop, Camera lens, Chicago, Chizuko Mifune, Chris Carter (screenwriter), Curtis D. MacDougall, Denver, Flim-Flam!, Ganymede (moon), Gordon Stein, Henry Gordon (magician), Illinois, Instant camera, James Randi, John Sladek, Leonard Zusne, Magic (illusion), Martin Gardner, Milbourne Christopher, New Scientist, Pareidolia, Persi Diaconis, Popular Photography, Psychic, Psychopathy, Quincy, Illinois, Robert Todd Carroll, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Skeptical movement, Society for Psychical Research, Terence Hines, The Baltimore Sun, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Skeptic's Dictionary, The X-Files, Thoughtography, Unruhe, W. A. H. Rushton.
Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder (AUD), is a broad term for any drinking of alcohol that results in mental or physical health problems.
Arthur C. Clarke's World of Strange Powers is a popular thirteen-part British television series looking at strange worlds of the paranormal.
A bellhop (North America) or hotel porter (international) is a hotel porter, who helps patrons with their luggage while checking in or out.
A camera lens (also known as photographic lens or photographic objective) is an optical lens or assembly of lenses used in conjunction with a camera body and mechanism to make images of objects either on photographic film or on other media capable of storing an image chemically or electronically.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Chizuko Mifune (御船 千鶴子, Mifune Chizuko, 17 July 1886 – 19 January 1911) was a self-proclaimed clairvoyant during the late Meiji period in Japan.
Christopher Carl Carter (born October 13, 1956) is an American television and film producer, director and writer.
Curtis Daniel MacDougall (1903 - 1985) was an American journalist, teacher and writer.
Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.
Flim-Flam! Psychics, ESP, Unicorns, and Other Delusions is a 1980 book by magician and skeptic James Randi about paranormal, occult, and pseudoscience claims.
Ganymede (Jupiter III) is the largest and most massive moon of Jupiter and in the Solar System.
Gordon Stein (April 30, 1941 – August 27, 1996) was an American author, physiologist, and activist for atheism and religious skepticism.
Henry Gordon (March 19, 1919 - January 24, 2009) was a Canadian author, journalist, magician and skeptic.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
The instant camera is a type of camera which uses self-developing film to create a chemically developed print shortly after taking the picture.
James Randi (born Randall James Hamilton Zwinge; August 7, 1928) is a Canadian-American retired stage magician and a scientific skeptic who has extensively challenged paranormal and pseudoscientific claims.
John Thomas Sladek (December 15, 1937 – March 10, 2000) was an American science fiction author, known for his satirical and surreal novels.
Leonard Zusne (1924-2003) was an American psychologist.
Magic, along with its subgenres of, and sometimes referred to as illusion, stage magic or street magic is a performing art in which audiences are entertained by staged tricks or illusions of seemingly impossible feats using natural means.
Martin Gardner (October 21, 1914May 22, 2010) was an American popular mathematics and popular science writer, with interests also encompassing scientific skepticism, micromagic, philosophy, religion, and literature—especially the writings of Lewis Carroll, L. Frank Baum, and G. K. Chesterton.
Milbourne Christopher (23 March 1914 – 17 June 1984) was a prominent American illusionist, magic historian, and author.
New Scientist, first published on 22 November 1956, is a weekly, English-language magazine that covers all aspects of science and technology.
Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon in which the mind responds to a stimulus, usually an image or a sound, by perceiving a familiar pattern where none exists.
Persi Warren Diaconis (born January 31, 1945) is an American mathematician of Greek descent and former professional magician.
Popular Photography, formerly known as Popular Photography & Imaging, also called Pop Photo, was a monthly American consumer magazine that at one time had the largest circulation of any imaging magazine, with an editorial staff twice the size of its nearest competitor.
A psychic is a person who claims to use extrasensory perception (ESP) to identify information hidden from the normal senses, particularly involving telepathy or clairvoyance, or who performs acts that are apparently inexplicable by natural laws.
Psychopathy, sometimes considered synonymous with sociopathy, is traditionally defined as a personality disorder characterized by persistent antisocial behavior, impaired empathy and remorse, and bold, disinhibited, and egotistical traits.
Quincy, known as Illinois's "Gem City," is a city in and the county seat of Adams County, Illinois, United States, located on the Mississippi River.
Robert Todd Carroll (May 18, 1945 – August 25, 2016) was an American writer and academic.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP; Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC), "Royal Gendarmerie of Canada"; colloquially known as The Mounties, and internally as "the Force") is the federal and national police force of Canada.
The skeptical movement (also spelled sceptical) is a modern social movement based on the idea of scientific skepticism (also called rational skepticism).
The Society for Psychical Research (SPR) is a nonprofit organisation in the United Kingdom.
Terence Hines (born 22 March 1951) is professor of neurology at Pace University and adjunct professor at the New York Medical College and a science writer.
The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in the American state of Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and Student Affairs professionals (staff members and administrators).
The Skeptic's Dictionary is a collection of cross-referenced skeptical essays by Robert Todd Carroll, published on his website skepdic.com and in a printed book.
The X-Files is an American science fiction drama television series created by Chris Carter.
Thoughtography, also called projected thermography, psychic photography, nengraphy, and nensha, is the claimed ability to "burn" images from one's mind onto surfaces such as photographic film by psychic means.
"Unruhe" is the fourth episode of the fourth season of the American science fiction television series The X-Files.
William Albert Hugh Rushton FRS (8 December 1901 – 21 June 1980) was professor of Physiology at Trinity College, Cambridge.