295 total news articles found.Misconceptions of a mobile phone
Catching orbs without a flash, night vision and thermal imaging filters, ghost apps and digital recordings. These are often used in conjunction with smartphones and wrongly misunderstood. This is breaking down some of the misconceptions when it comes to using your smartphone for paranormal investigating. Remember a phone was not designed to be a 'ghost hunting' tool.
Very long distance phone calls ..... from the other side
For years there have been reports all of the world of people receiving phone calls from family members. While this is no reason to get too excited there is one small catch .... the family member has passed. Lets look into this very strange phenomena
Paranormal is more than 'ghosts'
As paranormal investigators and researchers, we commonly study things pertained to the 'afterlife and hauntings'. The paranormal field however, covers so much more than just 'ghosts'. Lets look at some of the different areas.
Melbourne's famous UFO sighting - Westall 1966
On the 6th of April 1966, Melbourne had it’s own UFO story to tell. Students and teachers from a local high school claimed to see flying saucers and then being told to stay quiet by 'Men in Black'. What is the story of Westall 1966?
Cold spots and the paranormal
One of the first things you ‘pick up’ as a paranormal investigator is that a cold spot means something paranormal is or is about it happen. What natural explanations can cause us to feel these cold spots and what are the best way to measure them?
In the heat of the moment
I get pretty excited when I think something happens. When the moment passes and I am able to debunk what has happened, I used to feel embarrassed and think 'it was so simple why did I get so caught up?'. It is this excitement that showcases our passion. Don't be embarrassed!
Worlds Beyond TV
A new YouTube Channel is launching Friday 6th of July. What exactly is Worlds Beyond TV going to be about?
RH Negative blood and the paranormal ... is there a connection?
Roughly 15% of the population are RH negative in blood type. Some people believe there is a connection between psychic ability, sleep paralysis alien abduction and those who are RH negative. I look into the claims, where RH negative blood seemingly came from and look at the data to see if there is a connection.
The Montauk Project
The popular TV series Stranger Things is based on a book - The Montauk Project - Experiments in time. The thing is, the writer of the book claims it all very much happened in real life and was not a case of fiction. Here is the story of the Montauk Project.
Communicating in the universal language - Math
We talk about communicating in languages specific to a time or place to increase our chances of communication. What about using the universal language .... Math. Could this work in spirit communication?
Don't accept everything at face value - Question everything!
Quite often things relating to the paranormal are spoken with such confidence they can be interpreted as fact. Remember nothing is 'proven' in the paranormal. Step back and ask the questions: Why am I doing things this way? What is it I am trying to achieve? How can I do better?
The story of Mr Bill Wallace - J Ward's oldest inmate
J Ward prison for the criminally insane housed many famous inmates. One of the most fascinating stories is that of Mr Bill Wallace, the oldest prisoner at J Ward who didn't want to leave!
Own your beliefs
Joining the paranormal field can be overwhelming and it can be easy to just become passive and not represent what you believe in just to fit in. Be true to yourself and respect the beliefs of others.
One of the biggest problems that most will agree with is that when reviewing an EVP, it is very difficult to trust what you are hearing. The power of suggestion works even within the questions you are asking. So how can we ask questions without anticipating the answer during our EVP sessions? It is a technique that I call 'Envelope EVP'.
EVP PSI (Telepathy) Experiments
What is a ghost? This we don't really know. One theory is that it can be a result of PSI (telepathy). Here are some EVP PSI Experiments you can try!
The SoulPhone - The proposed smartphone that communicates with the other side.
We have heard rumours in the past of spirit telephones that allowed you to communicate with those who have passed. It seems this is the works again and it is called the SoulPhone. Is it really possible? Dr Gary Schwartz seems to think it is. Let's look at the concept behind the SoulPhone
When people think of ITC (Instrumental TransCommunication), you generally think of things like ghost boxes, EVP and portal communications. What they have in common is that they all work with sound. There are some people in the paranormal field however, who swear by what they call ITC Water Experiments which like Video ITC is a visual form.
Smell, phantosmia, clairscent and the paranormal
Often on an investigation, someone smells something that seems out of place. For some it is an indication that spirit is showing them something, for others it could be mean they have a case of phantosmia. Lets look at smells and the paranormal.
Find your own investigating style
There is not one way to investigate. No one knows as fact that ghosts exists. Everything we know about the paranormal is based on opinion and theory. This is why it is important for you to develop your own opinion and your own style of investigating. Learn from your colleagues but let your voice be heard because we can learn from you too!
Yanny or Laurel: Confusing internet game, Frequency or Audio Pareidolia?
The internet has been divided this past week over a 4 second audio file which asked the question Yanny or Laurel? While confusing to a lot of people, it was smartly done using a mix of frequency and audio pareidolia. So how does it all work?