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Ghost cats

17th May 2021 Reading Time: 6 minutes General, Paranormal Theories. 820 views. 4

Almost all locations have a story with a 'ghost cat'. Do our beloved pets come back after they die or is something else going on? Why are there so many stories that involve a ghost cat?

Sheldrake's hidden puzzle

16th May 2021 Reading Time: 8 minutes General, Paranormal Theories. 1048 views. 1

In 1983, psychical researcher Rupert Sheldrake attempted to test the idea of 'shared knowledge' through pictures. What is collective consciousness and what does it mean for the way we view the concept of ghosts?

The boy in the window

14th May 2021 Reading Time: 9 minutes Supernatural Synchronicity, General. 425 views. 0

Supernatural Synchronicity Case Files: The boy in the window. Was the sighting of the boy in the window a real boy, or was it a recognitive vision of the past?

The Ideomotor Phenomenon

11th May 2021 Reading Time: 9 minutes General, Paranormal Theories, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 757 views. 0

The ideomotor phenomenon is an involuntary muscle movement that can explain why a person's hand moves when using an ouija board or pendulum. How does it affect telepathy experiments? What role does it play in divination? Is it accessing genetic memories within our subconscious or is it simply controlled by our own beliefs?

The ethics behind recordings

9th May 2021 Reading Time: 5 minutes General. 445 views. 0

While investigators often playback recordings hoping to hear spirit voices, sometimes they pick up things they are not supposed to hear ..... the private conversations of people unaware their conversation is being recorded. What ethics should be considered in these situations?

Mistakes I've made as a paranormal investigator

30th April 2021 Reading Time: 8 minutes General, Paranormal Investigation. 482 views. 0

It is safe to say that in order to get to the point of research I am at now was a very long and very intense learning curve that is never-ending.  I also did a lot of silly things and made a lot of mistakes.  My guess is that you have as well.  How else would we learn?  

Palinopsia, afterimages and apparitions

29th April 2021 Reading Time: 9 minutes General, Paranormal Investigation, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 606 views. 1

Lighting affects the way our eyes perceive the environment around us. Changes can cause us to see things that are not really there. It makes me wonder, is there a connection between palinopsia, afterimages, and sightings of apparitions? Is the simple act of staring at the light on a video camera and then looking up causing us to see something that isn't really there?

LLIFS Resource Directory: Voices of Eternity by Sarah Wilson Estep (1988)

26th April 2021 Reading Time: 4 minutes EVP, General, Paranormal Book Club. 259 views. 0

This week's highlight from the LLIFS Resource Directory is for people interested in some of the more modern pioneers when it came to EVP research. Sarah Estep's Voices of Eternity is a book that anyone interested in the paranormal and the concept of EVP will enjoy! In fact, it has heavily influenced the way that EVP research is approached by modern-day paranormal investigators.

Encounters with an apparition Part 3

20th April 2021 Reading Time: 5 minutes Encounters with an apparition, General. 490 views. 0

These are real stories submitted by readers of LLIFS about their encounter with an apparition

LLIFS Resource Directory: The Night-Side of Nature; Or, Ghosts and Ghost-Seers by Catherine Crowe (1848)

18th April 2021 Reading Time: 3 minutes General, Paranormal Book Club. 368 views. 0

This week's highlight from the LLIFS Resource Directory is the groundbreaking work by trailblazing writer Catherine Crowe with her historically significant book from 1848.