Archive | December, 2008

Japanese scientists developing software that can record images from your dreams

15 Dec

Brain Coral Reef Photo by Audi Insperation

  This is amazing. Japanese scientists claim they have developed a technique that visually records ones thoughts and dreams onto a computer monitor. The technique is done by analyzing changes in blood flow in the region of the brain where vision is processed, called the visual cortex. A spokesman for Computational Neuroscience Laboratories in Kyoto, […]

Dreamboost patent on a Lucid Dreaming Pill / Dream Nutritional Supplement

14 Dec

Last July I wrote about some weird lucid dreaming devices and pills I found that people had patented. Some of these devices were pretty funny sounding, and I had to share. (And to my surprise and delight, this was one of the most commented posts ever!) Today I stumbled upon another patent in regards to […]

Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self, a new book by IASD President Robert Waggoner

10 Dec

Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self by Robert Waggoner

  It’s rare that a book comes out these days that advances the discussion and understanding of Lucid Dreaming, but this is what Robert Waggoner has accomplished with his new book, Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self . The official description reads… Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self is the account of an […]

OOBE’s the Scientific Way: With Goggles, Cameras and Mannequins

2 Dec

It's Raining Me by Natura Pagana

  New Scientist published an interesting article today titled Swapping Your Body Becomes a Virtual Reality. It wasn’t too long ago that researchers published results suggesting how capable the brains is at projecting an Out of Body experience, using similar techniques with camera goggles attached to a person’s face giving them a view originating elsewhere. […]

3 Specific Things I Am Thankful For

1 Dec

At the risky of embarassing myself & making cheesy proclamations of thankfulness, here is my Thanksgiving-inspired list of 3 specific things I am thankful for. 1) Reality Check I ordered my favorite sandwich at one of my favorite places to eat last week. When it came to my table though it was all messed up. […]