342 total news articles found.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?
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.