There are plenty of people out there who claim they have all sorts of powers, from seeing the future to telekinesis. And if any of them could just prove it, they could take home a ton of cash!
The Center for Inquiry Los Angeles has been running a contest for a few years called the Paranormal Challenge, and the rules are simple: If you can prove you have a superpower, you’ll win $250,000.
They say they’ve had tons of people from all over the world apply saying they have an ability that can’t be explained by science, but so far, no one’s been able to prove their ability.
There’s a running list online of the people who’ve attempted the challenge. Some recent ones were a telepath who said he could project images into people’s heads, and a man who said he could make a top spin in strange ways on a table.
And even though they failed to prove their abilities like everyone else, everyone who enters does have one thing in common, according to the organizers. “100% of the people we’ve tested completely believe in their own ability.”