270 total news articles found.The Osterhase (Easter Bunny)
We know that Easter is traditionally a Christian holiday with some pagan roots. But where did the giant bunny come from? Here is all you need to know about the Easter Bunny or the Osterhase
Walking barefoot gives us a natural connection to the Earth's energy with health and spiritual benefits. Here is all you need to know about Earthing
Tragedy at Werribee Mansion
A beautiful mansion, a forbidden love story and two tragic deaths. This is the tragedy at Werribee mansion.
Walking under ladders, black cats crossing your path and broken mirrors. These are just some of the common superstitions that have seemed to become a part of our normal life. Where did they actual come from and what is their significance? I look at some popular superstitions and their origins.
Learning and adapting from our mistakes with experiments
We need to learn and grow from our mistakes and use the lessons to our advantage. The best way to do this is through experimentation.
Scrying is an ancient art of divination. It has also been adapted by paranormal investigators as a technique to make contact with the spirit world. What is the history behind scrying and how do you do it?
The Ganzfeld Experiment
The Ganzfeld experiment is a controversial experiment originally used by parapsychologists to test telepathy and clairvoyance. Over the years it has since been adapted by paranormal investigators with the thought that by depriving our senses, we are potentially opening up our minds for a spirit to deliver us some sort of message or have a paranormal experience. The question is, does it work? Depends who you ask.
The non paranormal things we love about investigating the paranormal
We all of course love all things paranormal, but there are a lot of non paranormal reasons why we go out every weekend.
Why hasn't the paranormal field advanced as technology has evolved?
We certainly live in a technological age. Paranormal investigation in the modern day is overcome with different gadgets reading all sorts of things that we assume can help us detect the presence of a spirit. So why is it then paranormal researchers are turning back to the old school methodology? Why haven't we made any ground breaking discoveries along with the advancement of equipment? Perhaps it is because modern day investigators aren't looking for the same things researchers once were and are more motivated by an experience than validation?
Politeness VS Provocation
To provoke or not to provoke. It can become a really heated topic amongst investigators. Just because we don't see them, a lot of people believe that spirits were once people and so should be treated with respect. While this is true, how do you then deal with the negative nasties that weren't so nice in life either. It's all about picking your moments.
When you see something out of the corner of your eye
It is quite common especially during a paranormal investigation to see something out of the corner of your eye, but is it really paranormal? Here is all you need about blind spots and how once again, our eyes cannot be trusted.
The Butterfly Effect and Parallel Universes
What is the Butterfly Effect/Chaos Theory and where did it come from? Does it have a connection with parallel universe? Does paranormal activity have a connection with parallel universes? Just some musings of my own.
Knock once for yes ...... twice for no
It is an old school technique that doesn't require any equipment. It encourages you to think, debunk and investigate. Sometimes we don't need the flashy stuff, all we need is a knock.
Using white noise in paranormal investigations
What is white noise and what can it be used for? What do people use it for in paranormal investigations? Here is all you need to know about white noise.
A faraday shield is an enclosure that is used to block electromagnetic fields. How is this used in the paranormal field and how does it work? How was the concept invented and by who?
An open mind works both ways
An open mind works both ways. We need to be open to the fact that not everything is paranormal, but at the same time acknowledge that sometimes there are things we can't explain. Especially if we are participating in group discussions on social media.
Old school challenge - make your own compass
Before K2 meters were invented, old school investigators would use a compass to detect disturbances within the electromagnetic field. Here is how you make your very own compass for the next Old School Challenge.
The Philip Experiment
In 1972, a bunch of Canadian Parapsychologists conducted a pretty cool experiment. Their aim was to ‘create’ a ghost to prove that the human mind could conjure a spirit through expectation, imagination and visualisation. Here is all you need to know about the experiment
In the early 1930's, J.B Rhine experimented with subjects to test if it was possible to telepathically send an image from person to person. Here is all you need to know about Zener cards and how to conduct your own ESP experiment with Zener cards.
Looks like the Earth is round after all
One would think a car orbiting in space with a mannequin dressed as an astronaut called 'Starman' as a tribute to David Bowie is the stuff a great science fiction parody movie was made of. As ridiculous as it sounds, it actually happened, all the while proving that the Earth is in fact round!