Amid a severe drought in South Africa, David Masterton claims he can make it rain by playing music.
“It’s an energy of some sort. … Like how some people can run a Ouija board. You either have it or you don’t.” – Mark Mondavi, dowser
It is unclear if this means the country’s leadership really believes in the abilities of the polygraph to detect lies, or if this simply gives the appearance of trying to solve Columbia’s corruption issues.
Ever wonder about speed reading? Can people really learn to read and absorb 800 words per minute or a 1,000 or more? If you look at the evidence in terms of studies that have been done and even the biology of the eye, the answer is a resounding no.
My brothers and I all took an Evelyn Woods speed reading class a long time ago. We were never able to read as fast as they promised. I think I vaguely assumed it was because I didn’t practice enough. Was I right?