Tag Archive for New-age

Etsy will be turned into a newt

spells

In the fall of 2012, Ebay took a stand against the sale of paranormal products. Though some people still tried to sell ghosts and “haunted” objects. Now, Etsy, the online marketplace for handcrafted goods has offended their community of supernatural vendors by shutting down accounts that sell spells and hexes. Witches are furious at Etsy for banning…

Web pages, including ours, deemed “critical” of Universal Medicine removed from Google Search results

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Well, well, well, looks like a certain alternative and controversial “esoteric healing” group was busy for a year or more trying to scrub their image on the internet. Doubtful News is one of many pro-consumer blogs that have reported information about Serge Benhayon’s questionable health treatments resulting in complaints to Google initiated by Universal Medicine (UM) and…

Universal Medicine group gets more bad press and parliamentary hearing

Quackery

Woman files a complaint after overspending for questionable treatments in Australia. Doctor sent woman for two years of new age healing in a galaxy far, far away for a cough — costing her $35,000 | dailytelegraph.com.au. When a doctor referred Ira McClure for further treatment she had no idea the health facility was supportive of…

Lovely Bavarian crop circle lures new agers

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It’s a bit humorous that people still treat crop circles with such spiritual significance when it’s well-known that they are human-created. Still, they are so artistic and quite beautiful. Crop circle in Germany attracts many visitors – US News. Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer’s field to check out a mysterious set…

Qigong master or “vulgar magician”?

Which is more likely? Trick or supernatural powers? Chinese officials are not sounding very gullible. Chinese qigong master under investigation after ‘vulgar magician’ exposé | South China Morning Post. Authorities in southeastern Jiangxi province are investigating health techniques used by a qigong master who has ties with a long list of celebrities, including Jackie Chan…

Barbie’s gone a little spacey

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Two of our most popular posts are those of the doll-like women from the Ukraine. People just can’t stop looking at them. A new documentary (if that’s what you can call it) has appeared about Valeria, the Barbie lookalike. She’s a bit… fringe in more ways than one. Space Barbie | VICE United Kingdom. […]what…

Sweat and squeeze guru is free to build empire again

Scene from Arrested Development on Netflix that incorporates Native mythology

I can’t help but think of the new season of Arrested Development. But, this is neither funny nor fiction. Motivational speaker that pimps “Harmonic Wealth” is free from prison after two years and looks like is on track to continue his business. They’re watching as guru in sweat lodge case goes free – CNN.com. New…

Serpent mound of New Age nonsense

Serpent mound, Ohio

What a great piece about all the New Age nonsense going on at the Serpent Mound. It’s a damn shame people can’t appreciate the site on its own merits. It’s a lovely thing. Nope, gotta go and woon it (ruin with woo). Crazy Theories Threaten Serpent Mound, Demean Native Heritage – ICTMN.com. Is it home…

Vandals admit burying “orgonites” at Serpent Mound. Yeah, that’s illegal.

Serpent mound, Ohio

Vandals admit muffin-crystal-thingie assault at Serpent Mound | The Columbus Dispatch. A group of “light warriors” buried what may be hundreds of small muffinlike resin objects, embedded with aluminum foil and quartz crystals, at Serpent Mound with the intent of realigning the energy of the ancient Native American site in Peebles. The Ohio Historical Society…

New Age, pagan network to launch on Halloween

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NEW YORK: Worldwide Illuminati Network Supporting Witchcraft and Pagan Lifestyles To Debut on Halloween. A new worldwide network that will support new age, witchcraft, spiritual, pagan and other alternative lifestyles and feature a 24-hour online television and radio network plus Internet on demand services will debut October 31, said co-founders Steve McManus and Elizabeth Sturino.…

Encounter with “living beings” ends in death of seriously ill man

YCSO investigating suspicious death at a ‘spiritual retreat’ in Congress, Arizona On July 21, Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies found the body of 24 year-old Joe Fitzpatrick on the floor of a house in Congress, AZ. Now, the strange circumstances surrounding his death have the victim’s family asking if he had to die and law enforcement…

Mayan tourism: The world is not ending – come visit anyway

Cashing In On The ‘end Of The World’ Tourism | Fox News For doomsday theorists, Dec. 21, 2012 could mean the end of civilization, according to some interpretations of the Mayan calendar.  But for some tour operators and property owners, the end of the world also means a chance to cash in on the apocalypse hype.…

Mt Shasta is a beacon for strange tales and mystical beliefs

Odd accounts and strange tales orbit around Shasta Mt. Shasta, the Cascade peak that mesmerized John Muir, has long attracted mystics, metaphysicians and spiritualists. Now a researcher is seeking ‘stories and information’ for a book on Bigfoot and UFO sightings. “Mt. Shasta has always had a spiritual drawing, but it’s getting more and more popular,”…

Deepak Chopra stimulates your chakras via video games

Turn On, Tune In, Zone Out | Product Reviews | Wired.com. Leela, Deepak Chopra’s debut game for Xbox 360 Kinect and Wii, is part relaxation mechanism, part new-age stoner candy. The game, which comes out next week, playfully steers you toward the gap between the conscious and the subconscious. There are different levels of gameplay…