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Equinox: The Secrets of the Psychics
(5 votes)
Documentary looking skeptically at various paranormal claims and the history of the clash between science and the supernatural. Is there any scientific evidence for psychic abilities or are these various 'gifted' people making use of trickery and self-delusion?

Interviewees include James Randi, Professor Richard Dawkins, Dr Susan Blackmore and Dr Richard Wiseman.

Equinox: The Secrets of the Psychics (Part 1 of 8 )



 
Secrets Of The Psychics Revealed
(13 votes)
Are psychics power real or fake? This is a great documentary that try to answer that question.

Are some of us born with mysterious powers, able to move objects at will, read a person's thoughts, even cure physical ailments with the power of the mind? Follow master magician James Randi as he uncovers the secrets about psychics.

Secrets of The Psychics (Part 1 of 6)



 
Hypnosis
(13 votes)
The Webster's New International Dictionary defines hypnosis as "the induction of a state resembling sleep or somnambulism, which is called hypnosis or hypnotic sleep; also loosely - the induced state of hypnosis."

The word hypnosis is derived from the Greek word hypnos, meaning sleep. Hypnotism is often presumed to make someone go under a state of reduced consciousness while the person remains awake. The general behavior of those under hypnosis are being extremely positive to suggestions, and achieving a high level of relaxation. Daydreaming is another activity likened to hypnotism, wherein a person looks oblivious to his surroundings yet experiencing heightened imagination - depending on how light the trance is.


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BBC - Making Millions The Easy Way
(3 votes)
making_millions_the_easy_way_001.jpgIn the mid-1990s, a team of American science students took on the might of the Las Vegas casinos, and came home with millions of dollars. Hardworking engineering students during the week, they became high-rolling gamblers by the weekend and proved that, in one game at least, the house doesn't always win.

The game was blackjack, and the students were from the world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Their audacious winnings marked the climax of an arms race between casino and player that began 40 years earlier with maths professor Edward Thorp. He realised that the one feature of blackjack that made it different from other casino games also made it possible to beat.

 
MIT Breaking Vegas
(2 votes)
MIT students mastering the art of card counting and breaking Las Vegas. The Most Feared Card Counters in the World!

 

MIT's Breaking Vegas (BlackJack) Part 1 of 6

 
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