A listing of blog posts

332 total news articles found.

What are the odds?
13th August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1657 views. 4 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment.
The Ovilus is a controversial yet popular piece of ghost hunting equipment. Most commonly used in dictionary mode, it is almost a game of odds. So what are the odds the word you are looking for will appear?

Why so serious?
10th August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 436 views. 0 comments. General.
Are we so caught up in trying to be taken seriously, that we have forgotten how to have fun?

The type of people you investigate with will influence your whole experience
6th August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 762 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
The type of people you are investigating with mixed with the power of suggestion greatly influence your experience during an investigation.

Old school paranormal investigation techniques
2nd August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1631 views. 1 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Equipment.
People have been investigating the paranormal long before K2 meters and Spirit Boxes were created. So how did they do it?

The Misinformation Effect VS The Mandela Effect
31st July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1147 views. 1 comments. Conspiracy Theories, Famous Paranormal Cases, General.
The misinformation effect is a famous experiment highlighting a memory phenomenon that can introduce false memories. Do these false memories mean some of our treasured paranormal experiences, may not have happened as we remembered them? Another wild internet theory is that these false memories are actually a result of an internet craze called 'The Mandela Effect' suggesting it is actually the result of parallel universe. Whether you believe it is false memories or a parallel universe, prepare to have everything you believe in shattered while I blow your mind!

Peer review is so much more important than Facebook likes
22nd July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 545 views. 0 comments. General.
In a world full of social media where we strive to get the most likes we can, we should be instead directing our attention to our paranormal peers, because their opinion is much more valuable.

Do paranormal reality tv shows help or hinder the paranormal field
18th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1017 views. 0 comments. General.
There is no question that paranormal reality tv shows are a big part of the field, but do they help or hinder the work we are trying to do as a community? Some of the LLIFS followers weighed in on this topic!

Do we really need the skeptic and believer labels?
18th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 729 views. 0 comments. General.
Skeptic or believer it seems you can only be one of the other. There is however an in-between and you will find most paranormal investigators sit here, but why do we need to classify ourselves with labels when we are searching for the same things .... answers

The disappearance of Amelia Earhart and those photos ...
15th July 2017 Sarah 547 views. 0 comments. Conspiracy Theories, General.
The disappearance of Amelia Earhart is still one of the most fascinating and highly debated cases amongst conspiracy theorists. The story was brought to our attention again earlier this week with the discovery of photos claiming proof she was not killed in a plane crash. Sadly this groundbreaking evidence was debunked within 30 minutes by an online blogger.

Why do people use sage to 'cleanse' a person or house?
14th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 3587 views. 4 comments. General.
Those who conduct cleansings or practise personal protection during investigations often use sage. Why?

Why do batteries drain?
10th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1652 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Equipment.
We often hear of equipment batteries draining during investigations with the assumption it is caused by paranormal activity. Why do our batteries go flat and is it paranormal? How can we use this knowledge to our advantage during an investigation?

Is paranormal investigating dangerous?
9th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1011 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
Some paranormal reality television shows claim that investgating should only be done by trained professionals as it can get you killed. Is paranormal investigating really dangerous?

Tales of Black Rock House - The Drawing Room
6th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 626 views. 0 comments. Tales of Black Rock House, General.
In this instalment, we venture into the drawing room. This room has the only original piece of furniture belonging to Black Rock House. What happens when people sit in the chair?

Can a location be over investigated?
6th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 608 views. 0 comments. General.
There are a lot of 'hot spots' that investigators gravitate to. Can too many investigations cause a decrease in activity? Can a location be over investigated?

A paranormal investigation of the Old Melbourne Gaol
27th June 2017 Sarah Chumacero 602 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Locations, Paranormal Investigation.
For the first time in 10 years, the Old Melbourne Gaol opened it's doors for a paranormal investigation which I was lucky enough to be hosting.

Offering a different opinion doesn't always mean the person is trolling
19th June 2017 Sarah Chumacero 593 views. 1 comments. General.
Are we so used to trolls on social media that we take any comment we don't agree with as trolling?

Audio Pareidolia is a real thing
16th June 2017 Sarah Chumacero 5321 views. 8 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, EVP.
Next time you turn on that spirit box or listen to that EVP recording, keep this in mind first!

Finding a venue for your next paranormal investigation
8th June 2017 Sarah Chumacero 639 views. 0 comments. Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Locations, General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
Want to investigate a new location but don't know where to start?

The mystery behind the Sarah Winchester mystery house
5th June 2017 Sarah Chumacero 8693 views. 0 comments. Famous Paranormal Cases, Paranormal Locations, General.
What is the story behind one of the most famously 'haunted' locations in the world?

Paying online doesn't make you an 'official' paranormal investigator
4th June 2017 Sarah Chumacero 999 views. 4 comments. Paranormal Investigation, General.
With a variety of courses available online, it is important to consider what exactly they are offering.


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


    The Osterhase (Easter Bunny)


    EVP Burst Sessions


    How to investigate the paranormal with no electronic equipment


    What do you wear to a paranormal investigation?


    Should you research before an investigation?


    Live streaming during paranormal investigations – Do’s and Don'ts!


    A personal experience is that just that ..... It's personal


    Ethics, grief and the paranormal.


    Atmospheric pressure and the paranormal

  • 31st July 2018

    Is it paranormal or 'xenonormal'

    29th July 2018

    Pliny the Younger and the first written 'Ghost Story' - Athendorus and the Ghost

    27th July 2018

    The witching/devil's hour

    22nd July 2018

    Why does the time always seem to be 11:11?

    20th July 2018

    What is a ghost?

    18th July 2018

    Are we ready for 'Ghosts' to be proven as real?

    15th July 2018

    Emotional Connections

    11th July 2018

    Paranormal 'Hot spots' and their influence on investigations

    6th July 2018

    Instead of judging, we need to listen

    6th July 2018

    Misconceptions of a mobile phone


    What paranormal investigators are really like


    You have a fancy piece of equipment in your hands, but do you really know how it works?


    Different ways to work with EVP


    Conversations with a paranormal investigator ..... Ashley Knibb


    The Hutchinson Effect


    Superspectrum and the paranormal


    Why I won't watch paranormal movies


    Should you research before an investigation?


    Do paranormal reality tv shows help or hinder the paranormal field


    Should we be trying to communicate in languages other than English?