Crypt-keeper wasps can control the minds of 7 other species of wasp

By Michael Le Page A recently discovered parasitic wasp appears to have extraordinary mind-controlling abilities – it can alter the behaviour of at least seven other species. Many parasites manipulate the behaviour of their victims in extraordinary ways. For instance, sacculina barnacles invade crabs and make them care for barnacle larvae as if they wereContinue reading “Crypt-keeper wasps can control the minds of 7 other species of wasp”

Brief History of 8 Hallucinogens

Humans have been ingesting mind-altering substances for a very long time. Hallucinogen-huffing bowls 2,500 years old (http://www.livescience.com/5240-ancient-family-heirlooms-snort-hallucinogens.html) have been found on islands in the Lesser Antilles, and traditional cultures from the Americas to Africa use hallucinogenic substances for spiritual purposes. Here are some notable substances that send the mind tripping. LSD is commonly known asContinue reading “Brief History of 8 Hallucinogens”

‘Mind pilots’ steer plane sim with thoughts alone

Electrodes attached to a cap convert brain waves into signals that can be processed by the flight simulator for hands-free flying. New research out of the Technische Universität München (TUM) in Germany is hinting that mind control might soon reach entirely new heights — even by us non-mutants. They’ve demonstrated that pilots might be ableContinue reading “‘Mind pilots’ steer plane sim with thoughts alone”