270 total news articles found.Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Sharmaine from Tasmania's Most Haunted
The week on Conversations with a paranormal investigator we meet Sharmaine. She is the owner of Tasmania's Most Haunted in Tassie Australia who run paranormal experiences from Willow Court Asylum.
What equipment do I need to start out?
I am often asked by people what to buy for a paranormal kit when they are starting out? I like to keep it very simple, so here is what I think you need to get you started.
The word politics is defined as : activities aimed at improving someone’s status or increasing power within an organisation. Sound familiar? The paranormal field is not immune and we need to stop before we lose some great minds from the field.
The Hutchinson Effect
In the 1970’s a self proclaimed ‘Telsa expert’ claimed to discover an amazing phenomena labelled The Hutchinson Effect. What is it about and was it a hoax?
Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Amanda from Australian Paranormal Society
Anyone in the Australian paranormal scene knows Bill and Mandy from Australian Paranormal Society. They are known all over the world. Mandy does quite a lot of work behind the scenes and often does not highlight the things she does because she doesn't want the spotlight. I think it is time everyone knows just how amazing this lady really is!
Tales of Aradale Lunatic Asylum: Horrifying procedures
Electroshock therapy and lobotomies, did they really help 'treat' patients?
How I started investigating the paranormal
We all have our personal journeys and we are all searching for our own answers. This is how I came to investigate the paranormal.
We don't know everything, so make sure you really understand what you do know
A lot of people claim they know the alternative explanation to a paranormal but in reality, they sometimes have a misinformed misconception of it. This is where a problem can potentially start because how can we learn from each other if we are learning the wrong thing to begin with?
Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Rob from PACT
This week we are back in Sydney Australia talking to Rob from PACT.
Beat your fear by empowering yourself with information
Some people go into an investigation absolutely petrified due to misconceptions about the paranormal. By the end of the night they are ready for more because they realise it is nothing like they thought. Kids can be scared witless of things they think go bump in the night. When they learn what is really causing these noises etc, they are not scared anymore, because they are empowered by knowledge. Beat fear with knowledge
Exploding Head Syndrome
Do you ever experience a loud bang and see a bright light when you are falling asleep or waking? Do you feel a jolt that wakes you up at night? Sometimes associated with paranormal experiences, it could be a case of what is called 'Exploding Head Syndrome'.
Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Todd from Greater Sydney Paranormal Investigations
Todd is a paranormal investigator from Sydney Australia. This year he has started a new paranormal group and was recently featured in the Daily Telegraph Newspaper.
The Rabbit Illusion
Researchers have created a visual illusion in order to demonstrate a little brain trick called postdiction. It has been nicknamed the ‘Rabbit Illusion’. It highlights the brain's tendency to 'fill in the blanks' and makes us perceive things differently to how they actually were.
The answers aren't all on the internet
Instead of using the internet as our source of information, should we be out there actually looking for answers? Maybe we also need to get off our smartphones and hand held cameras during an investigation and even put the equipment down, we could be missing something!
The Amityville Horror
The case of the Amityville horror is probably one of the most well known paranormal cases in the world. It spawned many books, documentaries and was made into around 17 movies. It was the case that projected famous investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren into the spotlight and has been plagued with controversy and court cases. It has since been said to be a hoax by one of the parties involved, however over 40 years later, it still remains as one of the most well known paranormal cases in the world.
Ultrasonic sound and the paranormal
I have recently come across some research from different sources that show how ultrasound (ultrasonic noise) can effect digital recordings and appear to be what some would consider an 'EVP'. On the other hand, can ultrasound aid a paranormal investigation?
Purple Monkey Dishwasher
While you may attribute the phrase Purple Monkey Dishwasher to an episode of the Simpsons, it actually really means you need you to check where you are getting your information. Remember when you would play Chinese Whispers in school and you would end up with 'purple monkey dishwasher' type phrases? When you think of this, one has to wonder how much you can rely on paranormal reports, especially when told through a line of people.
Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Mike from PINK Paranormal
This week I head back over to the USA and chat to Mike from PINK Paranormal
Victorian mourning customs
During the Victorian period, there was a certain etiquette to be followed when someone passed away. From formal attire to post mortem photography, it is how the deceased were mourned and honoured during the 1800's.
Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator .... Penny from Haunted Histories Parasearch Radio
Penny from the UK is a historian, paranormal enthusiast and host on a radio program Haunted Histories on Parasearch Radio.