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Why hasn't the paranormal field advanced as technology has evolved?
7th March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 873 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
We certainly live in a technological age. Paranormal investigation in the modern day is overcome with different gadgets reading all sorts of things that we assume can help us detect the presence of a spirit. So why is it then paranormal researchers are turning back to the old school methodology? Why haven't we made any ground breaking discoveries along with the advancement of equipment? Perhaps it is because modern day investigators aren't looking for the same things researchers once were and are more motivated by an experience than validation?

Politeness VS Provocation
3rd March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 570 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
To provoke or not to provoke. It can become a really heated topic amongst investigators. Just because we don't see them, a lot of people believe that spirits were once people and so should be treated with respect. While this is true, how do you then deal with the negative nasties that weren't so nice in life either. It's all about picking your moments.

When you see something out of the corner of your eye
27th February 2018 Sarah Chumacero 5686 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
It is quite common especially during a paranormal investigation to see something out of the corner of your eye, but is it really paranormal? Here is all you need about blind spots and how once again, our eyes cannot be trusted.

The Butterfly Effect and Parallel Universes
25th February 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1975 views. 0 comments. General.
What is the Butterfly Effect/Chaos Theory and where did it come from? Does it have a connection with parallel universe? Does paranormal activity have a connection with parallel universes? Just some musings of my own.

Knock once for yes ...... twice for no
25th February 2018 Sarah Chumacero 887 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
It is an old school technique that doesn't require any equipment. It encourages you to think, debunk and investigate. Sometimes we don't need the flashy stuff, all we need is a knock.

Using white noise in paranormal investigations
19th February 2018 Sarah Chumacero 2077 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation.
What is white noise and what can it be used for? What do people use it for in paranormal investigations? Here is all you need to know about white noise.

Faraday shields
19th February 2018 Sarah Chumacero 774 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment.
A faraday shield is an enclosure that is used to block electromagnetic fields. How is this used in the paranormal field and how does it work? How was the concept invented and by who?

An open mind works both ways
17th February 2018 Sarah Chumacero 550 views. 0 comments. General.
An open mind works both ways. We need to be open to the fact that not everything is paranormal, but at the same time acknowledge that sometimes there are things we can't explain. Especially if we are participating in group discussions on social media.

Old school challenge - make your own compass
12th February 2018 Sarah Chumacero 632 views. 0 comments. General, Old School Challenge, Paranormal Equipment.
Before K2 meters were invented, old school investigators would use a compass to detect disturbances within the electromagnetic field. Here is how you make your very own compass for the next Old School Challenge.

The Philip Experiment
11th February 2018 Sarah Chumacero 2210 views. 1 comments. Famous Paranormal Cases, General.
In 1972, a bunch of Canadian Parapsychologists conducted a pretty cool experiment. Their aim was to ‘create’ a ghost to prove that the human mind could conjure a spirit through expectation, imagination and visualisation. Here is all you need to know about the experiment

Zener Cards
10th February 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1722 views. 0 comments. General.
In the early 1930's, J.B Rhine experimented with subjects to test if it was possible to telepathically send an image from person to person. Here is all you need to know about Zener cards and how to conduct your own ESP experiment with Zener cards.

Looks like the Earth is round after all
8th February 2018 Sarah Chumacero 327 views. 0 comments. General.
One would think a car orbiting in space with a mannequin dressed as an astronaut called 'Starman' as a tribute to David Bowie is the stuff a great science fiction parody movie was made of. As ridiculous as it sounds, it actually happened, all the while proving that the Earth is in fact round!

Old school challenge - make your own electroscope
4th February 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1004 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment, Old School Challenge.
We all love old school. It takes away the bells and whistles and gets to the core of what you are looking for. In the 'spirit' of this, I am setting you an old school challenge. Build your own electroscope and do some tests and experiments in the field. Here is all you need to know about electroscopes and some instructions to get you started.

Just because a building is old, doesn't mean it is haunted
1st February 2018 Sarah Chumacero 710 views. 5 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
As investigators, one could be easily fooled into thinking that the older the building, the more likely it is to be haunted. It couldn't actually be further from the truth.

Do renovations amp up paranormal activity?
28th January 2018 Sarah Chumacero 918 views. 3 comments. General.
It is a common theory often talked about by paranormal investigators. We don't know for sure it is speculation so lets look at how and more importantly why would renovation amp up activity (and if it even does at all)

Tales of Black Rock House - The Children's Bedroom
25th January 2018 Sarah Chumacero 946 views. 1 comments. Tales of Black Rock House, General, Paranormal Investigation.
Decorated with a creepy looking rocking horse and bizarre wallpaper, it is one of the most intriguing rooms in the house where we have gathered one of our most intriguing pieces of evidence.

Analog VS Digital Recorders ... Which is better for paranormal investigating
22nd January 2018 Sarah Chumacero 822 views. 0 comments. Paranormal Equipment, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General, Paranormal Investigation, EVP.
Old school investigators swear by their analog recorders and magnetic tape while new school investigators like the convenience of a digital recorder. So which is better for paranormal investigating? I look at the pros and cons

Doppelgängers
21st January 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1120 views. 2 comments. Famous Paranormal Cases, General.
Do one of your friends or family ever tell you “I saw your exact double today. They looked just like you!” Have you seen someone's double while out investigating? What is the doppelgänger phenomenon and what are the theories surrounding it?

It's the people that keep me going
14th January 2018 Sarah Chumacero 571 views. 0 comments. General.
We all meet people along the way on our paranormal journeys. We sometimes underestimate how important they are to us.

A cemetery is probably the most unhaunted place you can find
14th January 2018 Sarah Chumacero 422 views. 1 comments. General.
When most people go out on their own to do a paranormal investigation, one of the first places they tend to go is a cemetery. The thing is, there usually isn't much going on and sometimes it is something that should be left alone.

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    Victorian mourning customs

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    What is a ghost?

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    Just because it's called ghosting doesn't make it paranormal

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    Is paranormal investigating dangerous?

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    EVP PSI (Telepathy) Experiments

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    Karma and Intent

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    Is your new house haunted, or is it 'The New House Effect'

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    Tales of Black Rock House - The Children's Bedroom

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    The psychology of the 'After Image' and how it can apply to paranormal investigating

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    The fight or flight response

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    Victorian mourning customs

    24th September 2018

    Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator .... Penny from Haunted Histories Parasearch Radio

    23rd September 2018

    The Baader-Meinhof phenonmenon

    23rd September 2018

    The ghost frequency

    22nd September 2018

    Unconscious bias and the paranormal

    21st September 2018

    Disembodied voices

    19th September 2018

    Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Josh from Midnight Paranormal

    17th September 2018

    Does the paranormal field help salvage our history?

    17th September 2018

    The book of the dead

    16th September 2018

    Effectiveness of baseline readings

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    Poveglia Island

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    What is a ghost?

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    Tales of Black Rock House - Looks can be deceiving

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    Investigation of Como House

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    Water and the Paranormal

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    The famous case of the 'evil' crying boys paintings

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    Develop a thick skin, and learn to accept criticism

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    The Amityville Horror

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    Island of the Dolls

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    The Devil of Glenluce - Satan's invisible world discovered