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Smell, phantosmia, clairscent and the paranormal
24th May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1377 views. 1 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation.
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
20th May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 469 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
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?
20th May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 665 views. 1 comments. General.
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?

Parapsychology
20th May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1104 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Famous Paranormal Cases.
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
14th May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 494 views. 1 comments. General, Old School Challenge, Paranormal Equipment.
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
13th May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 741 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation.
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
13th May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1155 views. 1 comments. General, Conspiracy Theories, Famous Paranormal Cases.
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
11th May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1776 views. 1 comments. General.
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
9th May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1041 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment.
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.

Poveglia Island
8th May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1086 views. 1 comments. General, Paranormal Locations, Famous Paranormal Cases.
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
6th May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 270 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment.
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?

False memories
6th May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 405 views. 0 comments. General.
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
3rd May 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1641 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 440 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 1127 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 229 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 1414 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 958 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 2027 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 697 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?

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    The 'Hungry Ghost' Festival

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    Scrying

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    Doppelgängers

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    Observation is an important investigating technique

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    The Devil of Glenluce - Satan's invisible world discovered

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    Parapsychology

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    Own your beliefs

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    Activity occurs any time of day (even when the sun is out!)

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    The ghost frequency

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    Poveglia Island

  • 12th November 2018

    Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Rick from Australian Paranormal Society

    9th November 2018

    EVP Circle

    7th November 2018

    Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Sharmaine from Tasmania's Most Haunted

    4th November 2018

    What equipment do I need to start out?

    2nd November 2018

    Paranormal Politics

    1st November 2018

    The Hutchinson Effect

    30th October 2018

    Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Amanda from Australian Paranormal Society

    29th October 2018

    How I started investigating the paranormal

    29th October 2018

    Tales of Aradale Lunatic Asylum: Horrifying procedures

    21st October 2018

    We don't know everything, so make sure you really understand what you do know

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    Paranormal is more than 'ghosts'

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    Did Thomas Edison build a spirit telephone?

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    Scrying

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    The Philadelphia experiment

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    What does 2019 mean for you and the paranormal?

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    The Philip Experiment

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    What exactly are we looking for?

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    Very long distance phone calls ..... from the other side

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    Who is Annabelle and why is everyone so scared of a doll?

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    Mulberry Hill - The origin story of Picnic at Hanging Rock