According to legend, the almas (“wildman” in Mongolian) lives in the Tian Shan mountains of China and the neighboring Altay Shan mountains of western Mongolia. Almases are described as humanlike creatures whose bodies, but not faces, are covered in reddish brown or black hair. They are said to have jutting jaws and flat noses, to walk upright, to be approximately ... Read More »


Psychometry is the apparent ability to discover facts via clairvoyance (a type of extrasensory perception) by touching or being near an object. This link between touch and clairvoyance has been suggested by several laboratory studies. For example, in the 1960s, researchers in what was then the Soviet Union conducted a series of tests on a girl named Roza Kuleshova, who ... Read More »

Paranormal Phenomena

Paranormal phenomena are events, circumstances, or things whose existence has not been proved by science. Such phenomena include psychic abilities like telepathy and precognition; experiences that suggest the spirit survives the body’s death, such as reincarnation and ghost sightings; encounters with unknown beasts such as bigfoot or the Loch Ness monsters; and sightings of extraterrestrials and their spacecraft. Some of ... Read More »