Crystal-Seers in Lancashire - Haunted Ohio

Chris Woodyard relates a 19th century story of crystal-gazing and in particular wonders what were the "large baskets of glass eggs" on sale in Manchester? Over at the Daily Grail, John Reppion looks at Seance Through Science: Edison's Ghost Machine and examines the truth or otherwise about a machine that Edison was alleged to have built which would allow communication with the great beyond. And in a reverse of that scenario, Mark Russell Bell tells us that No Medium Was Needed for These Paranormal Mirror Writing Messages which were said to be messages from the other side, found by the Moffatt family of Southern California some years back. Evidently even the spirit world needs to use the bathroom from time to time. (LP)

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