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The Thatcher Effect New!
14th September 2019 Sarah Chumacero 159 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
The Thatcher effect is an optical illusion where the brain is unable to interpret distinct features on a face when it is viewed upside down. While not related to the paranormal, it does open up some questions as to how our brain interprets information.

Old School Challenge: Make your own thermometer
8th September 2019 Sarah Chumacero 100 views. 0 comments. Old School Challenge, General.
Investigators often refer to temperature changes to look for fluctuations within the environment around us as they believe a dramatic change could indicate a spirit manifesting. Here is how you can make your own non electronic device to detect these temperature changes in this new Old School Challenge.

How do you look at the world?
8th September 2019 Sarah Chumacero 119 views. 0 comments. General.
A few quotes and scenarios from different movies inspire me to look at the way we ourselves perceive things. Are you a glass half full or half empty person for example? A lot of this makes a difference to the way we believe and approach the paranormal.

Tarot in Wonderland Review
4th September 2019 Sarah 186 views. 0 comments. General, Tarot Review.
Review of the Tarot in Wonderland deck by Barbara Moore and Illustrated by Eugene Smith

What about US?
4th September 2019 Sarah Chumacero 155 views. 1 comments. General, Paranormal Theories, Paranormal Investigation.
As investigators we commonly try to 'debunk' certain activity to deem if it is 'paranormal'. What we may fail to look at during this process is OUR unknowing involvement

Ghostly image or diplopia?
2nd September 2019 Sarah Chumacero 162 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
Are you suddenly seeing what you feel are 'apparitions or ghostly images' more frequently? While there could be something happening, it could be a case of diplopia aka double vision!

The case of the screaming girls
25th August 2019 Sarah Chumacero 262 views. 0 comments. Famous Paranormal Cases, General.
BBC News recently reported a case of mass hysteria last July where students began screaming and scared of what they believed to be an unseen force.

Could binaural beats help us unlock our consciousness?
25th August 2019 Sarah Chumacero 284 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Theories.
Binaural beats potentially help a person to induce a meditative state. While used as therapy for a form of soundwave healing, could binaural beats help a person to potentially unlock their consciousness? What if we incorporated binaural beats into our Ganzfeld experiments? Could it help us unlock potential psi abilities?

Is there still a social stigma around the paranormal?
25th August 2019 Sarah Chumacero 260 views. 0 comments. General.
Thanks to social media and reality television, the paranormal has more of a stage than ever before. Is there still a social stigma around those who openly take an interest in the paranormal? What about the stigmas within the paranormal field itself?

Can the living converse with the dead? By Harry Houdini
24th August 2019 Sarah Chumacero 342 views. 0 comments. Famous Paranormal Cases, General.
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 Sarah Chumacero 331 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment.
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 Sarah Chumacero 259 views. 0 comments. Famous Paranormal Cases, General, Conspiracy Theories.
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 Sarah Chumacero 572 views. 2 comments. General, Paranormal Theories.
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 Sarah Chumacero 129 views. 0 comments. General.
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 Sarah Chumacero 133 views. 1 comments. General.
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 Sarah Chumacero 170 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Theories.
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 Sarah Chumacero 205 views. 1 comments. General, Paranormal Theories.
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 Sarah Chumacero 432 views. 1 comments. Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General.
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 actually a 'parasomnia'. Is it all apart of falling sleeping, 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 Sarah Chumacero 268 views. 3 comments. General.
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.

Reach for the stars!
26th July 2019 Sarah Chumacero 162 views. 0 comments. General.
There is something about this field that allows us to fulfil something within us. Whether it is a podcast, blog or YouTube channel, this field allows us to express ourselves creatively and achieve great things. Don't wait for opportunity to knock, go out and do the things you want to do! When you love something so much, anything is possible. REACH FOR THE STARS!!

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    The Thatcher Effect

    8th September 2019

    Old School Challenge: Make your own thermometer

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    How do you look at the world?

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    Tarot in Wonderland Review

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    What about US?

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    Ghostly image or diplopia?

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    The case of the screaming girls

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    Could binaural beats help us unlock our consciousness?

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    Is there still a social stigma around the paranormal?

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    Can the living converse with the dead? By Harry Houdini

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