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The 21 Grams Experiment
3rd May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1306 views. 0 comments. General, Famous Paranormal Cases.
In 1907, Dr Duncan MacDougall published an article in the New York Times which attracted a lot of attention.  It was based on his experiment to test the theory that a person’s soul has a physical weight.  It was called the 21 grams experiment. Konstantin Korotkov, took this theory further where he claims to have photographic proof through Kirlian photography of a soul leaving the body.

The Cottingley Fairies
2nd May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 368 views. 0 comments. General, Famous Paranormal Cases.
In the early 1900's two young girls fooled the world with a camera and some paper cut outs. For a short while, it gave hope to people that fairy tales or more so tales of fairies could exist.

The 'Hungry Ghost' Festival
1st May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 943 views. 0 comments. General.
There is Halloween for a lot of western society, Mexican cultures celebrate and the Chinese celebrate what is known as 'The Hungry Ghost Festival'. Here are all the details you need to know!

VIDEO - The Crying Boy
29th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 193 views. 0 comments. Videos, Famous Paranormal Cases, General.
In a video which streamed LIVE on Facebook, I explain the myth and the true story behind the Crying Boy Paintings

Memory transference
25th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1289 views. 0 comments. General.
We talk about our surroundings or objects absorbing energy, so it is not impossible to think our bodies are capable of the same. So what happens when we donate a piece of ourselves to another human being? There are cases all over the world of people's personalities changing or remembering events that are not their own after receiving an organ transplant.

Karma and Intent
25th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 868 views. 1 comments. General.
You can't choose the hand you are dealt, but you decide how you choose to play the hand. It is all about karma and intent.

The legend of Bloody Mary
23rd April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1706 views. 2 comments. General, Famous Paranormal Cases.
Bloody Mary is a popular urban legend/party game. Where did it originate from and was there a real life Bloody Mary?

Pendulum divination
23rd April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 538 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Equipment.
Divination is a popular and ancient art to seek knowledge and predict the future. Using a pendulum is a popular spiritualist method to contact the spirit world. What is pendulum divination all about?

The cocktail party effect and paranormal investigating
18th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 573 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation.
The cocktail party effect is a term coined by psychologists for a form of selective hearing. How does this impact us during a paranormal investigation?

EVP and Frequency
18th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1216 views. 0 comments. Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General, Paranormal Equipment, Paranormal Investigation, EVP.
How can you establish what frequency an EVP was captured at? Are there man made sources that can interfere with EVP? What is ELF? Is there a way to tell if a voice is human?

Is it paranormal or is it nature?
17th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 519 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
Common possible signs of a haunting also mimic things caused by nature. As investigators we have to take a deeper look and ask the question, is it paranormal or is it nature?

Slender Man, a blurred line between fiction and reality
17th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1682 views. 0 comments. Famous Paranormal Cases, General.
With a movie coming out later this year and an attempted murder, it would be easy for impressionable youth to believe he is real .... much like a modern day boogie man. He was however actually created in 2009 as part of a photoshop challenge. Here is what you need to know about Slender Man.

Should we be avoiding the energy drinks and surgary treats when we go investigating?
15th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 604 views. 0 comments. Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General, Paranormal Investigation.
We all love to take energy and surgary drinks and bags of chocolate and lollies with us when we go investigating. It seems like a good idea, but is this having an effect on our bodies that we are possibly misinterpreting as paranormal?

The mystery of the J Ward painting
14th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 540 views. 0 comments. General, Famous Paranormal Cases, Paranormal Locations.
There are two stories as to who this painting could be of. The first story is that it is a self portrait of former inmate Garry Webb. The other is that it could be of the notorious bushranger Mad Dog Morgan.

Is the paranormal supposed to be just experienced and not recorded?
13th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 407 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
Why is it that we do not trust any video evidence of the paranormal?  Why is it that when something odd happens, we never catch it on film?  Is the paranormal supposed to just be experienced and not recorded?

Different ways to work with EVP
10th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1200 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment, Paranormal Investigation, EVP.
EVP is a staple technique of many investigators. A lot of people tend to just hit record and either leave a recorder running all night or to sit and ask questions. If this is becoming a bit of the same thing all the time, here are some new things you can try to spice up your EVP sessions.

Harry Houdini - Magician AND Paranormal Debunker
5th April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1852 views. 0 comments. General.
Harry Houdini is most well known as one of the world's greatest magicians and escape artists. Did you also know that he had a passion for debunking paranormal frauds?

What is an EM Pump and why do investigators use them?
3rd April 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1001 views. 1 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment.
Once you start getting past the basic equipment that you probably see on tv shows, you start to venture out and look at ways you can potentially enhance your paranormal investigations. A lot of investigators like to use EM pumps! What is an EM pump, how does it work and why do we use them?

Fake spirit photography has actually been around for centuries
30th March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1389 views. 0 comments. General, Famous Paranormal Cases.
While we have ghost apps and photoshop which make it easy for people to fake 'ghost photos', the concept is not exclusive to digital photography. Well before digital technology existed, people still found ways to produce fake 'spirit' photos. It has been happening for centuries.

I want to believe
30th March 2018 Sarah Chumacero 773 views. 0 comments. General.
We are all investigating the paranormal because we want to find answers. The question is however, are our belief systems influencing our investigations? Does religion, belief and skepticism influence the way we investigate the paranormal?

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

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    Old school paranormal investigation techniques

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    Tales of Black Rock House - The Death Room

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    The Singapore Theory

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    Pareidolia/matrixing is really just our brains trying to be smart

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    Spirit Box Experiments

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    Tales of J Ward

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    Day investigation of Point Nepean Quarantine station ... the struggle was real

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    What is an EM Pump and why do investigators use them?

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    Trespassing is not only illegal, it gives investigators a bad rep

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    Females and the paranormal

    7th September 2018

    Conversations with a paranormal investigator ... Brian from GhostQuest.net

    4th September 2018

    Hollywood 'horror' stunts to promote movies

    4th September 2018

    Random word generator VS the Ovilus

    1st September 2018

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

    1st September 2018

    Does the way you investigate help you toward the answers you are looking for?

    26th August 2018

    Jail or Gaol .... which is one is it?

    21st August 2018

    Ethics, grief and the paranormal.

    15th August 2018

    Why we should avoid recording EVP sessions in MP3 format

    5th August 2018

    Is your vision disturbance a paranormal experience or part of Alice in Wonderland syndrome?

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    The Philip Experiment

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    Supernatural Synchronicity

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    Develop a thick skin, and learn to accept criticism

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

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    Smell, phantosmia, clairscent and the paranormal

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    Passion for the paranormal can make me passionately frustrated

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    Tales of Black Rock House - The Children's Bedroom

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    Tales of J Ward

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    What is a ghost?

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    Your full spectrum camera doesn't really see the full spectrum