Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Connected features the personal stories of six New Yorkers woven together into one of the most intimate series ever. This groundbreaking show changes the nature of storytelling by giving each character a camera to document their lives. The result is a unique format revealing as different as everyone appears to be, we are all universally Connected.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Nina Kulagina was recruited by Soviet authorities as a telekenetic agent, creating actual energy fields according to some ...
accounts. She was tested in stopping a beating heart - freaky!
Tags:Know About KGB's' Secret Weapon,affect,arrest,cardiac,kgb,kulagina,nina,powers,russian,soviet,telekenesis
Grab video code:
Narrator: Nina Kulagina alias Nina Malecholova was the Soviet Union’s pre eminent telekinetic medium.
Her Psychic feats well documented by this home movies and captured by Russian Scientist on the secret films you are about to see.
By focusing her will upon the target object, Kulagina was able to move object weighing as much as one pound with only the raw power of her mind.
During these experiments, she claimed to feel sharp pain in the spine and scientist recorded her blood pressure raising up to a 180 bpm, approximately 70 points higher than a runner during the race.
Startle scientist suggest that in Kulagina’s case, the electromagnetic energy normally emitted from the living tissue was greatly amplified. By placing a hand in closed proximity to a target object, this energy filled was actually able to move it.
Paul Stonehill: She was taken to various laboratories throughout Service Soviet Union to be measured, studied, researched and the KGB was behind it as far as I know.
Narrator: Intrigue by the initial success with Kulagina, Soviet Researches decided to see what the limits of her powers were. They knew she could affect inanimate objects, but what about living tissue? Like a beating heart.
On Match 10, 1970, Soviet researchers decided to put Kulagina to the test. She would attempt to alter the heart beat of a frog.
Simultaneously monitoring Kolegina and the animal’s heart, they found that the powerful psychic could actually speed up and slow down its rhythm on command.
This was a truly revolutionary breakthrough in Parapsychology Research. The discovery of the telekinetic power could be used to affect the bioelectrical impulses of living tissue.
And then in the disturbing demonstration of her abilities, Kulagina successfully commanded the heart to stop beating.
An impressive feat that no doubt drew the interest of agents in the KGB
Could such a power be used against human beings? If so, could betraying these deadly instruments of the KGB?
A Psychiatrist Leningrad decided to debunk the psychic himself. Under the supervision of the Soviet Researches, the man’s heart was linked to a heart monitor and he was placed before Kulagina.
As she concentrated on his heart, the man’s sturdy rhythm begun to change radically. Willing it to slow down, Kulagina forced the man’s heart to appoint approaching cardiac arrest. The researchers have to intervene to save his life.
Ironically, it was a heart attack brought on by continuous mental strain that falls her in to a retirement. But the Soviet soon found of her successor, an heir worthy of Kulagina’s psychic ground.
Ala Amino krugova, a telekinetic medium who proved her self to be Kulagina’s equal in very way. With Kulagina’s retirement, Amino krugova became the focus of the KGB’s interest in telekinesis.
In these films, Michael Gamblin Soviet Union by Western Researchers, Amino krugova demonstrated how remarkable telekinetic ability.
With a wave of a hand, the target object is compelled to move, guided by an invisible force, the object changes direction several times, totally responsive to her will.
Researchers working with the Amino krugova claimed to be able to feel the electrostatic energy field left near the object after she had moved it.
Flashlight bulbs placed near the test site with light half briefly, confirming the presence of this energy.
The Soviets had the newest telekinetic medium, equally stunning in her abilities as her predecessor, the powerful Kulagina.
Paul Stonehill: The KGB was interested in so called telekinetic hits, actual destruction of enemies through the use of telekinesis, objects within their bodies, enemy’s bodies so definitely the KGB would be interested.
How far they have achieved the success? I do not know.
Narrator: If the KGB used such physics to conduct global desasinations, they kept no records, and autopsies of heart attack victims would not reveal a telekinetic influence. But the prospect of such undetectable psychic warfare does give one pulse to think.