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The legend of Bloody Mary New!
23rd April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1 views. 0 comments. General, Famous Paranormal Cases.
Bloody Mary is a popular urban legend/party game. Where did it originate from and was there a real life Bloody Mary?

The cocktail party effect and paranormal investigating New!
18th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 78 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation.
The cocktail party effect is a term coined by psychologists for a form of selective hearing. How does this impact us during a paranormal investigation?

EVP and Frequency New!
18th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 235 views. 0 comments. Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General, Paranormal Equipment, Paranormal Investigation.
How can you establish what frequency an EVP was captured at? Are there man made sources that can interfere with EVP? What is ELF? Is there a way to tell if a voice is human?

Is it paranormal or is it nature? New!
17th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 77 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
Common possible signs of a haunting also mimic things caused by nature. As investigators we have to take a deeper look and ask the question, is it paranormal or is it nature?

Slender Man, a blurred line between fiction and reality New!
17th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 329 views. 0 comments. Famous Paranormal Cases, General.
With a movie coming out later this year and an attempted murder, it would be easy for impressionable youth to believe he is real .... much like a modern day boogie man. He was however actually created in 2009 as part of a photoshop challenge. Here is what you need to know about Slender Man.

Should we be avoiding the energy drinks and surgary treats when we go investigating?
15th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 124 views. 0 comments. Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General, Paranormal Investigation.
We all love to take energy and surgary drinks and bags of chocolate and lollies with us when we go investigating. It seems like a good idea, but is this having an effect on our bodies that we are possibly misinterpreting as paranormal?

The mystery of the J Ward painting
14th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 66 views. 0 comments. General, Famous Paranormal Cases, Paranormal Locations.
There are two stories as to who this painting could be of. The first story is that it is a self portrait of former inmate Garry Webb. The other is that it could be of the notorious bushranger Mad Dog Morgan.

Is the paranormal supposed to be just experienced and not recorded?
13th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 138 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
Why is it that we do not trust any video evidence of the paranormal?  Why is it that when something odd happens, we never catch it on film?  Is the paranormal supposed to just be experienced and not recorded?

Different ways to work with EVP
10th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 422 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment, Paranormal Investigation.
EVP is a staple technique of many investigators. A lot of people tend to just hit record and either leave a recorder running all night or to sit and ask questions. If this is becoming a bit of the same thing all the time, here are some new things you can try to spice up your EVP sessions.

Harry Houdini - Magician AND Paranormal Debunker
5th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 858 views. 0 comments. General.
Harry Houdini is most well known as one of the world's greatest magicians and escape artists. Did you also know that he had a passion for debunking paranormal frauds?

What is an EM Pump and why do investigators use them?
3rd April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 282 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment.
Once you start getting past the basic equipment that you probably see on tv shows, you start to venture out and look at ways you can potentially enhance your paranormal investigations. A lot of investigators like to use EM pumps! What is an EM pump, how does it work and why do we use them?

Fake spirit photography has actually been around for centuries
30th March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 634 views. 0 comments. General, Famous Paranormal Cases.
While we have ghost apps and photoshop which make it easy for people to fake 'ghost photos', the concept is not exclusive to digital photography. Well before digital technology existed, people still found ways to produce fake 'spirit' photos. It has been happening for centuries.

I want to believe
30th March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 379 views. 0 comments. General.
We are all investigating the paranormal because we want to find answers. The question is however, are our belief systems influencing our investigations? Does religion, belief and skepticism influence the way we investigate the paranormal?

The Osterhase (Easter Bunny)
29th March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 266 views. 0 comments. General.
We know that Easter is traditionally a Christian holiday with some pagan roots. But where did the giant bunny come from? Here is all you need to know about the Easter Bunny or the Osterhase

Earthing
29th March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 225 views. 0 comments. General.
Walking barefoot gives us a natural connection to the Earth's energy with health and spiritual benefits. Here is all you need to know about Earthing

Tragedy at Werribee Mansion
26th March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 441 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Locations.
A beautiful mansion, a forbidden love story and two tragic deaths. This is the tragedy at Werribee mansion.

Superstitions
22nd March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 418 views. 0 comments. General.
Walking under ladders, black cats crossing your path and broken mirrors. These are just some of the common superstitions that have seemed to become a part of our normal life. Where did they actual come from and what is their significance? I look at some popular superstitions and their origins.

Learning and adapting from our mistakes with experiments
19th March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 242 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
We need to learn and grow from our mistakes and use the lessons to our advantage. The best way to do this is through experimentation.

Scrying
12th March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 625 views. 1 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
Scrying is an ancient art of divination. It has also been adapted by paranormal investigators as a technique to make contact with the spirit world. What is the history behind scrying and how do you do it?

The Ganzfeld Experiment
11th March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 747 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
The Ganzfeld experiment is a controversial experiment originally used by parapsychologists to test telepathy and clairvoyance. Over the years it has since been adapted by paranormal investigators with the thought that by depriving our senses, we are potentially opening up our minds for a spirit to deliver us some sort of message or have a paranormal experience. The question is, does it work? Depends who you ask.

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    The Stone tape theory

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    The real exorcism of Emily Rose – Anneliese Michel

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    The Philip Experiment

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    Mulberry Hill - The origin story of Picnic at Hanging Rock

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    Understanding the different causes of ORBS

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    The legend of Bloody Mary

    18th April 2018

    The cocktail party effect and paranormal investigating

    18th April 2018

    EVP and Frequency

    17th April 2018

    Is it paranormal or is it nature?

    17th April 2018

    Slender Man, a blurred line between fiction and reality

    15th April 2018

    Should we be avoiding the energy drinks and surgary treats when we go investigating?

    14th April 2018

    The mystery of the J Ward painting

    13th April 2018

    Is the paranormal supposed to be just experienced and not recorded?

    10th April 2018

    Different ways to work with EVP

    5th April 2018

    Harry Houdini - Magician AND Paranormal Debunker

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    Audio Pareidolia is a real thing

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    Doppelgängers

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    Invest in yourself to become a great paranormal investigator

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    Do renovations amp up paranormal activity?

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    The sad origin story behind the Mel Meter 8704

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    EVP - What does it mean and how do I capture one?

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    Understanding the different causes of ORBS

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