317 total news articles found.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?
If you are a fan of the paranormal, you have likely come across the term parapsychology and parapsychologists. What does it mean and what do these people do? What is the link to the paranormal?
Old school challenge - make your own barometer
Before data loggers and paranormal puks, investigators would use barometers to measure any changes in atmospheric pressure. Here is how you make your very own barometer for the next Old School Challenge.
Atmospheric pressure and the paranormal
Doors opening on their own, barometric pressure readings dropping, ears popping, a faint feeling or that feeling like you are rocking on boat are often thought to be signs that something paranormal may be happening. While this may be the case, it more likely to be a change in atmospheric pressure.
The Philadelphia experiment
One of the world's most famous conspiracy theories. Did the Philadelphia experiment really happen? Was it a hoax, or is it one big cover up? I look at all the different accounts.
Portals & Vortex's
What is a portal/vortex? How do you find them? Do they even exist? Are they connected to Ley lines? Is there a connection between vortex's and disappearances in national parks?
Tesla's 'Supernatural' inventions
I don't need to tell you who Nikola Tesla is. A revolutionary scientist who also had a curiosity for the supernatural. It is no surprise then, that some of his inventions are still used by paranormal investigators to this day.
A dark history filled with death and illness spanning over multiple centuries. It is no wonder that Poveglia Island is considered to be one of the most haunted locations in the world.
VIDEO - Ouija Board - Debunking the Stigma
In this video I talk about the history and stigmas surrounding the Ouija Board. Is it just another communication tool? Is it just a novelty item or is it something to be worried about? What about the Ideomotor effect what is that and why do I need to know about it? Do false memories make me remember my experiences with a ouija board as a kid differently?
Do you ever look back on an event you remember only to find out it never happened at all? This is called a false memory. What if your first paranormal experience ended up being a false or exaggerated memory? Would it change your beliefs?
The 21 Grams Experiment
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
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
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
In a video which streamed LIVE on Facebook, I explain the myth and the true story behind the Crying Boy Paintings
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
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
Bloody Mary is a popular urban legend/party game. Where did it originate from and was there a real life Bloody Mary?
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?