Aura Goggles: Psychic Powers And The Dicyanin Conspiracy

April 17, 2023 2:52 PM

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This video was uploaded to the YouTube channel Planet Weird in April 2023.

Do you know what color your aura is? In this episode we discover the unseen horrors of the spirit realm by strapping on a pair of century-old "aura goggles" and gazing at Greg's crusty energy field. Plus, we break down the science behind auras and reveal how to see them yourself, Connor investigates a mysterious chemical compound called dicyanin that inspired John Carpenter's "They Live!", Dana poisons herself, and Gordon the cat receives a psychic reading.

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- Newkirk Museum Article on the Aura Goggles:

- How Color Actually Works:

- Super Color Vision - Tetrachromacy:

- Read Walter Kilner’s “The Human Atmosphere”:

- Cyanine Dyes for Chemists:

- Buy Sketchy Aura Goggles:

- History of Aura Photography:

- More on the Auracam 3000:

- Skeptical Inquirer on Aura Photography:

- Auras in the Dark Skeptical Test:

- Synesthesia, Auras, and the Brain:

- Edgar Cayce on Aura Colors:

- Dr. Skat’s Aura Readings:

- More on Color from Radiolab:


0:00 - “They Live!” For Real!

1:55 - Dr. Kilner's Aura Goggles

5:55 - Subtle Bodies & Butterfly Reality

14:22 - Reds, Blues, Various Hues

24:32 - Psychically Swole

30:45 - Awkward Staring Experiment

43:42 - Dicyanin Dye and the Third Eye

59:10 - Psychic Training Wheels

1:07:09 - Photographic Aura Memories

1:16:20 - That Cold, Cold Skeptic Water

1:27:01 - John Keel on the Unseen World

1:30:40 - Adorable Cat Auras

1:35:00 - The Introspection Connection

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Hosted by Greg and Dana Newkirk

Produced by Connor J Randall

Photography by Karl Pfeiffer

Additional Research by Keelin Mathews

Art by Dustin Williams

Theme by Adam Hayman

"The Disembodied Voice" by Chuck Fresh

Additional Aura Research by Michelle Randall

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Planet Weird is the hub for some of the most groundbreaking projects in the realm of the paranormal. For nearly two decades, Greg and Dana have traversed North America on hundreds of paranormal adventures in search of everything from legendary monsters to mind bending psychic phenomena, covering everything in between. They've come face-to-face with Bigfoot deep in the hills of West Virginia, successfully instigated an alien abduction on North Carolina's mysterious Brown Mountain, and grappled with angry ghosts in a violently-cursed town in rural Pennsylvania, to name just a few adventures.

Planet Weird was created out of a combined 30+ years of these extraordinary investigations and their desire to share those experiences across a variety of formats.

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