Ectoplasm and the bizarre world of spiritualists
What is this substance mediums oozed from their bodies?
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We have written before about the tricks psychics don't want you to know, but now it's time to look back on 19th-century trickery. Back then, the Spiritualist movement was in full swing. Mediums would hold séances and 'manifest' spirits in many ways, including through ectoplasm. But what do we know about these mediums, and what the heck is ectoplasm anyway? Well, you're about to find out! Click on for more.