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Missing 411

6th August 2022 Reading Time: 9 minutes General, Famous Paranormal Cases. 1138 views. 1

Many people go missing each day and have done so for centuries. When looking into the disappearance and circumstances surrounding some of these occurrences within National Parks around the World, ex police officer David Paulides created the CanAm Missing project. Dubbed as the Missing 411, he is dedicated to understanding the complexity and issues of searching, rescuing and investigating people missing in the wilds throughout the world with some unusual theories along the way. Let's explore the missing 411 and also discuss some of the ethical considerations.

Libanomancy

29th July 2022 Reading Time: 5 minutes General, Paranormal Theories. 999 views. 0

Divination is an ancient art with the purpose to seek knowledge or predict the future through what is thought to be using supernatural methods. Libanomancy is the practice of reading the smoke and ashes of burning incense. 

A little bit of everything?

28th July 2022 Reading Time: 4 minutes General. 1125 views. 0

The paranormal is so much more than just 'is it a ghost?'.  Let's start exploring more ideas because we just don't know where they might lead us.  You may just find the paranormal really is a little bit of everything.

Why do we?

23rd July 2022 Reading Time: 6 minutes General, Paranormal Investigation. 984 views. 0

There are many unknowns when it comes to paranormal investigating.  I don't just mean when seeking answers to the afterlife and what lies beyond.  Sometimes people wonder why people do things the way they do. So here are some of the common explanations to things you may see paranormal investigators doing! Why do we dress up? Why do we turn out the lights? Why do we investigate at night? Why as investigators do we do a lot of things we do?

Ghosts of the World: El Tunche

22nd July 2022 Reading Time: 4 minutes General, Ghosts Of The World. 1369 views. 0

Many cultures from different countries have different myths/folklores or spirits to fear or worship. This short series looks at the different ghosts from around the World! Today's ghost is El Tunche

The ghosts within

16th July 2022 Reading Time: 6 minutes General. 629 views. 0

Paranormal investigating is so much more than 'hunting ghosts'. It allows us to develop a sense of self.

Light and paranormal investigation

15th July 2022 Reading Time: 5 minutes General, Paranormal Investigation, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 1347 views. 0

Humans can see in both light and dark conditions. While there is an adaption process that our eyes go through, studies have found that light also affects our cognition and how we remember things. So what does this mean for investigating in the dark?

Dermo-Optical Perception

7th July 2022 Reading Time: 7 minutes Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General, Paranormal Theories. 2461 views. 0

Otherwise known as Eyeless Sight, Dermo-Optical Perception is the ability to perceive colours by simply touching an object. Is this a form of ESP or something people can train themselves to recognise? While we focus on sight and sound, perhaps more attention should be paid to touch?

Egoism and the paranormal

4th July 2022 Reading Time: 5 minutes General. 703 views. 0

While as a paranormal community we often argue that there is no place for ego here, would our field be where it is today without some of the egoist figures from the past? Where does egoism fit in with the paranormal and how can we use it for good?

LLIFS Resource Directory - Old ghost stories

3rd July 2022 Reading Time: 4 minutes General, Paranormal Book Club. 1266 views. 0

This week in the LLIFS Resource Directory, I am featuring 3 books over a century old detailing some of the oldest ghost stories known. There are also links so you can read them for free via public domain!