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Can the living converse with the dead? By Harry Houdini

24th August 2019 Famous Paranormal Cases, General, Harry Houdini. 1093 views. 0

On the 16th of November 1924, Harry Houdini wrote an article for the Canton Daily News titled "Can the living converse with the dead?" Houdini goes into details his dealings with Eva Carriere and the claims she could produce 'ectoplasm'. It is a fascinating insight into his relationship with the spiritualist world and how he was able to decipher their deception.

REM Pods

23rd August 2019 General, Paranormal Equipment. 1045 views. 0

REM Pods are quite popular with paranormal investigators. Here is how it works, how the concept was derived from a musical instrument, some ideas on how you can use it during paranormal investigations as well as what can cause false positive readings.

The Bermuda Triangle

20th August 2019 Famous Paranormal Cases, General, Conspiracy Theories. 1310 views. 0

The Bermuda triangle is one of those mysteries which has had me intrigued since I was a child. I mean who hasn't heard of the Bermuda triangle? There is a plethora of books, documentaries, articles, news segments and the likes all delving into the mysteries surrounding disappearances of aircraft and sea vessels in the same spot. Is it aliens? Is it the lost city of Atlantis? Is it some sort of portal or vortex? Is it the magnetic effect? Let's look into the some of the mysteries surrounding the Bermuda Triangle.

Do thunderstorms increase paranormal activity?

18th August 2019 General, Paranormal Theories. 1700 views. 3

Whenever there is a Thunderstorm, investigators get excited. Not only does it create an amazingly spooky atmosphere, some believe they act as fuel for paranormal activity. Do you believe a thunderstorm fuels paranormal phenomena?

You don't have to fake it till you make it! In fact don't!

17th August 2019 General. 254 views. 0

Deliberate acts of deception have been around for centuries and are not going anywhere. So where does this leave those of us who take pride in what we do?

Can a location be over investigated?

12th August 2019 General. 337 views. 1

There are a lot of reported haunted locations that investigators gravitate to. You go on a regular basis because there seems to be activity in every corner. As time passes or you return to your favourite location, the activity has stopped. People tell me their once favourite location now feels empty. Can too many investigations cause a decrease in activity? Can a location be over investigated? Is it just our perception? Are we a lot harder to impress the more we learn?

Expectation affects perception

10th August 2019 General, Paranormal Theories. 510 views. 0

Expectations alter and affect our perception. By expecting something to happen, are we making it so? Does our presence change things?

Are WE what is holding us back from getting answers?

4th August 2019 General, Paranormal Theories. 454 views. 1

Belief in the paranormal has been around for centuries, and yet we are still no closer to answers. I have to wonder if our human nature and attitudes is what is actually holding us back from getting answers? Do we overcomplicate things?

Parasomnia and the paranormal

30th July 2019 Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General. 1140 views. 1

A lot of people report paranormal experiences at night when they are either falling asleep or actually asleep and feel they have been visited or even 'attacked' in a dream. Some behaviours at night time can often be interpreted as paranormal, when they are also a 'parasomnia'. Is it all apart of falling asleep, or does this state allow us to become more susceptible to the other side? Let's look at some common parasomnias and how they are often tied into the paranormal.

What it is like investigating with chronic illness

27th July 2019 General. 481 views. 4

I have spoken before about how 'real life gets in the way', and we can't investigate or do as much as we want to. Our daily jobs, family commitments and just life can prevent us from doing what we love. One of the things that can affect the way we participate in the paranormal field, is chronic illness. I should know all about it - because I suffer from more than one.