Category: Ask Maria Anna

Are We Aware of Our Journey to a Realm aka ‘The Afterlife’?

With author Lynn Russell

Are we, in some unexplainable manner, 100% aware of this final journey we take in the moment death is medically declared?  Or is it just the mind playing tricks with you?

Several years ago Lynn was delighted to research 2500 near-death experiences for Dr. Jeffery Long. She was so delighted with the spiritual knowledge coming back that she wanted to tell everyone. Thus she wrote a book, THE WONDER OF YOU, What the Near-Death Experience Tells You about Yourself. This book covers a very wide range of experiences and takes the reader through the different aspects of the experience to bring out the deep learning of spirituality.

Traditionally, death has been determined by the medical profession using basic methods.  These methods took the form of using either a heart or lung functioning criteria for death.  To declare ones death, physicians would ‘feel for the pulse, listen for breathing, hold a mirror before the nose to test for condensation, and looked to see if the pupils were fixed.

But, as medical technology developed, a gap began to form between traditional cardiopulmonary standards and our conceptions of death. The spirit world became both an accepted fact for many and a topic for myriad scientific researchers. 

I am your host Maria Anna van Driel… and you’re listening to “The Next Truth; Where Science and Myth Meet” and this week I am speaking with the author of “The Wonder of Your” Lynn Kathleen Russell about if Near death and Out of Body Experiences are our connection with this vast space we have become familiar with as, the universe.

Jack the Ripper; A Man or A Myth?

With Retired British Murder Squad Detective Trevor Marriott

In the autumn of 1888 a series of brutal murders in the East End of London lit a flame that sent shockwaves reverberating around the civilized world and caused a scandal that struck right at the heart of the British establishment.

During the 1880s, the city of London was in parts a dirty, rotten, festering maze of slums replete with wandering gin addicts and foul-mouthed harlots and was experiencing a population explosion, with immigrants from around the world coming to the great city to find work. 

But it wasn’t exactly the land of hope and glory for everybody, and some of the streets in the poorer East end of the city were a long way from being a yellow brick road.

This is where our man Jack the Ripper chose to ply his trade.

I am your host Maria Anna van Driel… and you’re listening to “The Next Truth; Where Science and Myth Meet” and this week I am speaking with retired British murder squad detective Trevor Marriott about what drove this serial killer nabbing mostly working girls from the streets and brutally killing them in 1888 and… did he figured out this mystery of who Jack the Ripper was?

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Together With Their Team (PRI-UK), Nick and Andy are Gathering Evidence of What Paranormal Events Really Are.

Hauntings, EVP’s and Mystical Visions; how does our brain translate this and what is the ‘the-new-house’ effect?    

PRI UK was formed because we recognise that many people experience events which they believe are paranormal. Whether they have anybody to share their concerns with or not, we think we can be involved and help to provide valuable assistance or advice. Have a look at our services for more information on how we undertake our investigations and what it involves. Contact us.

Even though a national daily newspaper reported in July 2015 that 82% of Britons believe in the supernatural, 68% say they have experienced a supernatural event and 56% have had some sort of contact from a bereaved loved one… many are still holding a skeptical view on the scientific research conducted in order to search for a plausible explanation of what these paranormal events really are.

I am your host Maria Anna van Driel… and you’re listening to “The Next Truth; Where Science and Myth Meet”.    This week I am welcoming back two dedicated and trained by the Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena, UK-en paranormal investigators, Nick Howe and Andy Wilson whose view is that a more rational approach has to be taken, one which respects the client’s opinions and privacy.

Watch PRI-UK’s video interview (YouTube)

Together with their team PRI-UK, Nick and Andy are gathering evidence and trying to make sense of what still lies beyond the borders of the unexplained and share the opinion that, despite the wide spread belief, some scientific fields lacks a broad minded approach to the paranormal and generally rejects the idea that these unexplained events could occur.

I believe these events are not just your mind playing tricks on you. In fact, there might actually be a scientific explanation for things like ghosts, demonic hauntings, and even shadow people. 

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The Next Truth edition of October 2020, Out Now!

For print-on-demand issues, visit us via MagCloud

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to delve into the dark, the eerie and the unsettling. What better time to celebrate the scariest holiday other than 00:00 on a chilly night.

Therefore, The Next Truth has found some unsettling stories which are spine-tingling without a doubt. CIA office haunting, horror tales straight from prison, plants which can turn you into a vicious and bloodthirsty murderer and invisible crawling creatures looking for their next banquet … YOU!

Ouija boards: Science explains the spooky sensation

If you haven’t been scared yet, it’s time to get rolling. Grab a blanket and a hot drink and dive into these deliciously but REAL spooky stories. Just make sure you’re not reading this alone during those late-night office hours!

We hope you enjoy this month’s issue. 

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Paranormal Phenomena; Does the Origin Lie in a Forgotten Human Ability?

With film director, science-based paranormal investigator and award winning author Benjamin Radford

It is being said that when a ghost, spirit or demonic force is in the near…your hair is standing up straight due the static electrical charge it is moving in and/or with. But what if there is another reason for our hair to act this crazy from time to time?

What if we… the modern version of the Homo Sapiens … still possess a primordial but natural ability of blowing ourselves up, so to speak, as soon as we are in a stress or dangerous situation?

Indeed, an idea as such could be for some a ridiculous one but imagine you walking home from work and you are passing a dark allay. You will feel a little bit stressy due to the fact of you not knowing what might be hiding in the dark corners. This feeling of fear could be a left over from ancient times in order for us to sense if there is a blood thirsty predator or not and then to flee or fight?

I am your host Maria Anna van Driel… and you are listening to “The Next Truth; Where Science and Myth Meet” and this week I am speaking with, film director, science-based paranormal investigator and award-winning author and co-author of over twenty books and thousands of articles on a wide variety of topics including urban legends, the paranormal, critical thinking, and media literacy, Bejamin Radford about if there could be a more Earthly explanation for what we have become to understand as “The Paranormal”.

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I Was Very Curious to Meet “Him”

Attorney of Law Ms. Karen Conti weighs in on her experience with serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

“John Gacy had no conscience about what he did”, Ms Karen Conti comments in an interview published by The Sun on 6 September 2019. “He was the kind of guy I always say, could rape someone kill them and then eat a ham sandwich with their body in the room.”

Clowns, they were once figures of innocent fun, brightly colored jesters performing to laughing children – but the real-life story of killer clown John Wayne Gacy is more disturbing than anything you will see in cinemas.

John Wayne Gacy, aka Pogo the Clown, was one of the most sadistic serial killers in the 1970s.  No one could suspect that beneath the colorful makeup a cruel and pitiless murderer was lurking who was luring his young victims back to his home in Norwood Park, Illinois.  … killing at least 33 young men and boys.

It was in March of this year that I became tremendously curious to this horrifying case when I encountered Ms. Conti’s story about how she had served as one of John Gacy’s last attorneys as he fought to overturn his pending death sentence that has now become part of America’s true crime hall of fame.

Not only does Ms. Conti know what it is like to look the killer clown in the eye, she is a dynamic and influential attorney in the local and national legal community and has handled of numerous high-profile cases.

She is a member of the Illinois, California, and U.S. Supreme Court bars. She taught and lectured at Stanford University and American University in Washington, D.C., regular appears on MSNBC, Fox News, The O’Reilly Factor, truTV, and other media venues. Her current focus is on her practice in family law, where she has gained prominence among her peers and the bench.

I am your host Maria Anna van Driel… and you’re listening to “The Next Truth; Where Science and Myth Meet” and this week I am speaking with Ms. Karen Conti about how the story of a young lawyer, whose client turned out to be a sadistic serial killer wearing a painted smile, begins. 

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How Does Our Brain Translate the Messages From What it is that Dwelling in the Realms of the Beyond.

With Nick Howe and Andy Wilson

Hauntings, EVP’s and Mystical Visions; how does our brain translate this and what is the ‘the-new-house’ effect?    

Andy Wilson and Nick Howe are both, trained by ASSAP (Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena), and dedicated paranormal investigators from London, UK whereby they approach each case in a rational manner. While gathering the evidence and trying to make sense of what still lies beyond the borders of the unexplained, they do not hesitate to add some humor to their investigations every now and then.

Even though a national daily newspaper reported in July 2015 that 82% of Britons believe in the supernatural, 68% say they have experienced a supernatural event and 56% have had some sort of contact from a bereaved loved one… many are still holding a skeptical view on the scientific research conducted in order to search for a plausible explanation of what these paranormal events really are.

I am your host Maria Anna van Driel… and you’re listening to “The Next Truth; Where Science and Myth Meet”.    This week I am welcoming back two dedicated and trained by the Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena, UK-en paranormal investigators, Nick Howe and Andy Wilson whose view is that a more rational approach has to be taken, one which respects the client’s opinions and privacy.

Watch the very first video version of the TNT-Podcasts

Together with their team PRI-UK, Nick and Andy are gathering evidence and trying to make sense of what still lies beyond the borders of the unexplained and share the opinion that, despite the wide spread belief, some scientific fields lacks a broad minded approach to the paranormal and generally rejects the idea that these unexplained events could occur.

I believe these events are not just your mind playing tricks on you. In fact, there might actually be a scientific explanation for things like ghosts, demonic hauntings, and even shadow people. 

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Science Has True Frontiers!

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The president and co-founder of INTERSTELLARS, Mrs. Chiara Chiesa is aiming her focus on inspiring girls and women to pursue STEM and space careers.

Mrs. Chiara Chiesa who is an International Public Relation expert and Space Technology Commercialization Transfer advisor and recently has being selected as mentor, female model and ambassador for the Space4Woman Network of the United Nations for Space Affairs. UNOOSA United Office for Outer Space Affairs.

Listen to the podcast of Chiara Chiesa via Podbean:
https://thenexttruth.podbean.com/mf/play/0ezsku/Podcast_Chiara_Chiesa_b2kxx.mp3

I think is was about 3 weeks ago that a friend of mine from the scientific community mailed me a highly interesting link what directed me to Chiara’s LinkedIn post what read that she is one of the 27 women, chosen between space professionals and space industry leaders from all over the world, who will engage in popular activities and, with personal stories, aim to inspire and mentoring girls and women to study STEM subjects and access the space sector.

And if that is not impressive enough, she is also the president and co-founder of INTERSTELLARS and fond of new technologies, sales advisor for Graphene-xt and PR and advisor for Walle mobility, which is a taxy-drone startup.

Chiara is one of the 1000 “Unstoppable women” who are changing Italy through innovation, list by StartupItalia and aims her focus on inspiring girls and women to pursue STEM and space careers.

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This Months Edition of “Young People Science” is FREE for You to Download

Have you ever wondered how your brain is reacting when you eat too much sugar…why mountain climbers have chocolate in their backpacks or how cotton candy is being made?

The Next Truth: Young People Science has research these, and more, fun questions for you to wrap your mind around and to become smarter than you teachers.

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