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Paranormal or a trick of the eye?

12th March 2021 Reading Time: 8 minutes General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 380 views. 0

We can't always trust what we see. Here are some common tricks of the eye which are often mistaken as something paranormal.

Paranormal Book Club: Near Death Experiences

10th March 2021 Reading Time: 4 minutes General, Paranormal Book Club. 276 views. 0

Here are some book recommendations on Near-Death Experiences (NDEs)

Are UFO sightings a form of psychic projection?

7th March 2021 Reading Time: 11 minutes Paranormal Theories, General. 409 views. 0

We talk about the possibility that we could be manifesting our own ghosts through psychic projection. What if we applied this same train of thought toward UFO phenomena? Are we manifesting our own UFO lights in the sky? Is there are a connection between experiences with spirits and extra terrestrials?

More encounters with an apparition

6th March 2021 Reading Time: 7 minutes General, Encounters with an apparition. 197 views. 0

I recently asked you to share your experiences about your sightings of apparitions. Here are more of your stories and some of the results of the survey!

3 Famous Spiritualists from Melbourne's Past

5th March 2021 Reading Time: 4 minutes Famous Paranormal Cases. 346 views. 0

A former Prime Minister, an immigrant from the UK and a famous apport medium are some of Melbourne's most famous spiritualists from the past!

Binaural, 360 degree & Ambisonic recording for paranormal investigating

5th March 2021 Reading Time: 7 minutes Paranormal Equipment, General, Paranormal Investigation. 642 views. 0

With technology advancing, there are more ways to record audio than with your standard digital recorder. Let's look at the latest trends when it comes to recording audio - more specifically binaural, 360 degree & ambisonic recording.

Tachypsychia, fight or flight and the paranormal

4th March 2021 Reading Time: 10 minutes General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 195 views. 0

Time slowing down is often reported during paranormal experiences. Is time really slowing down or is it all in our perception? How does fight or flight play a role in the way we react during a paranormal investigation?

Apports, Asports and JOTT

23rd February 2021 Reading Time: 9 minutes General, Paranormal Theories, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 658 views. 0

Apports and Asports are two different sets of paranormal phenomena which are the opposite of one another.  Both are considered to be a form of paranormal teleportation which were usually demonstrated during spiritualist seances and are a part of physical mediumship demonstrations.  Is it an act of the medium or can spirits make items appear or disappear? Could this be related to what we know as the JOTT phenomena?

The Aussie Spiritualist A.J Abbott and his Spirit Slides

19th February 2021 Reading Time: 4 minutes Famous Paranormal Cases, General. 336 views. 0

Spiritualist A.J Abbott would provide lectures here in Melbourne where he displayed his famous 'spirit slides' showcasing the spiritualist movement to fascinated audiences. One of the more popular topics he covered, was that of spirit photography.

Web sleuthing & paranormal investigating. Just because we can, should we?

17th February 2021 Reading Time: 9 minutes General. 346 views. 0

After watching the Cecil documentary on Netflix, the concept of web sleuths and the culture behind it stuck with me. When your hobby becomes an obsession, you lose perspective. When you focus in on conspiracies, you forget about the real people involved. This applies to us in the paranormal field as well.