295 total news articles found.Reverend Charles Bunworth and the Banshee
The Banshee is part of Irish mythology thought to be a messenger from the other side. Here is a famous story from 1770 of a well respected Reverend who became ill with reports of a Banshee calling out for him a week before his death.
The power of suggestion is not always obvious, but it is there
We are aware how much the power of suggestion can influence a person, particularly during an investigation. While we take this into account, it is the subtle suggestions that are influencing us and we don't even realise.
A night of Strange Curiosity
On Saturday 16th of December, I was lucky enough to attend a special screening of season 1 of Strange Curiosity from the Klinge Brothers, hosted by my friends at Australian Paranormal Society
Is your new house haunted, or is it 'The New House Effect'
A lot of private call outs are to people who have moved into a new property with claims of a haunting. While it could be something paranormal, it could also very possibly be a known condition called 'The New House Effect'. Here is what you need to know about an unfamiliar setting causing havoc with your brain.
Tales of Black Rock House - The Death Room
In the next instalment, we head into the room everyone seems to be drawn to, affectionately known by volunteers as 'The Death Room'
Digital VS Film Photography .... Which is Better?
Digital VS Film. Which is better for paranormal investigating? Is one more reliable than the other? I look at the pros and cons of both.
The psychology of the 'After Image' and how it can apply to paranormal investigating
Psychologists refer to this phenomena as an 'After Image'. By staring at a certain colour for a prolonged period of time and then shifting our focus, we can inadvertently manifest our very own apparition! The only problem is that it is completely made up by our brains.
Mulberry Hill - The origin story of Picnic at Hanging Rock
I recently visited and investigated the house that used to belong to Lady Joan Lindsay, the author behind the famous novel ' Picnic at Hanging Rock'. What makes this story even more fascinating was the claim that Linsday received visions in her dreams over a period of 2 weeks which led to the story of Picnic at Hanging Rock. It has been long debated because of this, could this fiction really be a true story?
Did Thomas Edison build a spirit telephone?
For years there have been rumours and speculation over Thomas Edison and his involvement with the paranormal. Was he really working on a spirit phone to the other side or was all a joke?
The Singapore Theory
By recreating a familiar environment, can we increase our chances of communication? What is the Singapore Theory and what can you do during your investigations?
The art of table tipping
After witnessing table tipping for the first time this weekend, I look at the history behind it, how a scientist debunked it back in the early 19th century and tell you all about what happened on the night.
Why is the paranormal referred to as pseudoscience
As investigators we often go around saying, "we take a scientific approach to investigating". Apparently we shouldn't be using this term because the paranormal is actually a pseudoscience. Here is why. Does it really matter? Depends on you and who you are trying to convince.
Let's address the demon in the room
People are very quick these days to label any sort of haunting where someone may feel uneasy as demonic. Why is there a trend to label everything demonic and what is considered to be a true demonic haunting?
Can an object become haunted?
Can objects really become haunted? How does it work and how does one even establish if an object is haunted? I look at the general theories amongst the paranormal field on what can possibly cause an object to become haunted. Is it even possible? How can you tell?
Top tips for paranormal investigating
With the help of my Living Life in Full Spectrum followers, I have compiled a list of top tips for paranormal investigating! Thanks to all who contributed.
The human pendulum
I was lucky enough over the weekend to be able to experience an old school Victorian Era method called the Human Pendulum. Here is a recap of how it went.
Regardless of your views, you must be respectful!
We all have different opinions, but respect is key. If you go into a location being disrespectful to their wishes, it can cause damage to the field because they might just close the doors to everyone else.
The sad origin story behind the Mel Meter 8704
The Mel Meter 8704 is one of the most used pieces of equipment out in the field. There is actually a really sad but touching story as to how the Mel Meter came to be.
Could peripheral drift illusion cause us to see 'shadow people'
Shadow people are a common sighting of those in the paranormal field. I myself have witnessed this on several occasions and with one common thing, it has always been in low lighting. You know me, I like to look for the rational for everything. I came across an interesting thought that could offer an explanation as to why we see these shadow people in the dark.
Day of the dead - Dia de los Muertos
Its is a tradition we hear more and more of as it is starting to become more prominent in all countries all over the world. Sugar skulls are very much in fashion but what is their significance? With this tradition being celebrated now all over the world, some may not realise what it is they are actually celebrating or it's meaning or significance. What is the Day of the dead all about?