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Observation is an important investigating technique
14th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 2621 views. 0 comments. General.
There are lots of fancy gadgets and lots of articles out there telling you the steps to getting a great EVP (I even wrote one ;p) but there is one technique that is often missed ..... the art of observation

Spirit Box Experiments
10th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1634 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Equipment.
Spirit boxes, ghost boxes etc - you either use them or you don't. Either way they are not going away anytime soon. Here are some different experiments you can try to spice things up a little bit!

The Do's and Don'ts of photography during a paranormal investigation
10th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 3160 views. 2 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment, Paranormal Investigation.
There are a number of things that can affect a photo - and all of them are a natural phenomena. Being aware of them and adapting some simple techniques can help your cause if you are planning to take photos during a paranormal investigation. Here are the Do's and Dont's of photography during a paranormal investigation.

Don't knock it till you try it!
10th September 2017 Sarah Chumacero 851 views. 0 comments. General.
Do you quite often form an opinion about equipment or technique without actually trying it? Yep me too ... guilty as charged. Here is why though, we shouldn't knock it until we actually try it!

Paranormal investigating and pregnant women, can they mix?
28th August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 894 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
There are two sides of the fence when it comes to pregnant women and paranormal investigating. I look at the risks and asked my followers their thoughts on the issue as well.

The Drummer of Tedworth
23rd August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1446 views. 0 comments. General, Famous Paranormal Cases.
We love a good ghost story, this famous story dates back to 1661 and is thought to be a real account of poltergeist activity, summoned by witchcraft.

What are the odds?
13th August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 2183 views. 4 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment.
The Ovilus is a controversial yet popular piece of ghost hunting equipment. Most commonly used in dictionary mode, it is almost a game of odds. So what are the odds the word you are looking for will appear?

Why so serious?
10th August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 587 views. 0 comments. General.
Are we so caught up in trying to be taken seriously, that we have forgotten how to have fun?

The type of people you investigate with will influence your whole experience
6th August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 908 views. 1 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
The type of people you are investigating with mixed with the power of suggestion greatly influence your experience during an investigation.

Old school paranormal investigation techniques
2nd August 2017 Sarah Chumacero 2476 views. 1 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Equipment.
People have been investigating the paranormal long before K2 meters and Spirit Boxes were created. So how did they do it?

The Misinformation Effect VS The Mandela Effect
31st July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1503 views. 0 comments. Conspiracy Theories, Famous Paranormal Cases, General.
The misinformation effect is a famous experiment highlighting a memory phenomenon that can introduce false memories. Another internet theory is that these false memories are actually a result of an internet craze called 'The Mandela Effect' suggesting it is actually the result of parallel universe. Whether you believe it is false memories or a parallel universe, prepare to have everything you believe in shattered while I blow your mind with some crazy Mandela Effect examples!

Peer review is so much more important than Facebook likes
22nd July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 598 views. 0 comments. General.
In a world full of social media where we strive to get the most likes we can, we should be instead directing our attention to our paranormal peers, because their opinion is much more valuable.

Do we really need the skeptic and believer labels?
18th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 802 views. 0 comments. General.
Skeptic or believer it seems you can only be one of the other. There is however an in-between and you will find most paranormal investigators sit here, but why do we need to classify ourselves with labels when we are searching for the same things .... answers

Do paranormal reality tv shows help or hinder the paranormal field
18th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1122 views. 0 comments. General.
There is no question that paranormal reality tv shows are a big part of the field, but do they help or hinder the work we are trying to do as a community? Some of the LLIFS followers weighed in on this topic!

The disappearance of Amelia Earhart
15th July 2017 Sarah 1392 views. 0 comments. Conspiracy Theories, General.
The disappearance of Amelia Earhart is still one of the most fascinating and highly debated cases amongst conspiracy theorists. The story was brought to our attention again in recent years with the discovery of photos claiming proof she was not killed in a plane crash. Sadly this groundbreaking evidence was debunked within 30 minutes by an online blogger.

Why do people use sage to 'cleanse' a person or house?
14th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 5630 views. 6 comments. General.
Those who conduct cleansings or practise personal protection during investigations often use sage. Why?

Why do batteries drain?
10th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 2089 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Equipment.
We often hear of equipment batteries draining during investigations with the assumption it is caused by paranormal activity. Why do our batteries go flat and is it paranormal? How can we use this knowledge to our advantage during an investigation?

Is paranormal investigating dangerous?
9th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 1148 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
Some paranormal reality television shows claim that investgating should only be done by trained professionals as it can get you killed. Is paranormal investigating really dangerous?

Tales of Black Rock House - The Drawing Room
6th July 2017 Sarah Chumacero 704 views. 0 comments. Tales of Black Rock House, General.
In this instalment, we venture into the drawing room. This room has the only original piece of furniture belonging to Black Rock House. What happens when people sit in the chair?

A paranormal investigation of the Old Melbourne Gaol
27th June 2017 Sarah Chumacero 761 views. 1 comments. General, Paranormal Locations, Paranormal Investigation.
For the first time in 10 years, the Old Melbourne Gaol opened it's doors for a paranormal investigation which I was lucky enough to be hosting.

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    Day of the dead - Dia de los Muertos

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    Why we should avoid recording EVP sessions in MP3 format

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    The Osterhase (Easter Bunny)

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    EVP Burst Sessions

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    Pliny the Younger and the first written 'Ghost Story' - Athendorus and the Ghost

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    Envelope EVP

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    Tales of Black Rock House - The Underground Tunnels

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    Develop a thick skin, and learn to accept criticism

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    Ethics, grief and the paranormal.

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    The ladies of paranormal's past

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    The ghost frequency

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    Disembodied voices

    19th September 2018

    Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Josh from Midnight Paranormal

    17th September 2018

    Does the paranormal field help salvage our history?

    17th September 2018

    The book of the dead

    16th September 2018

    Effectiveness of baseline readings

    13th September 2018

    Conversations with a paranormal investigator .... Cat From Spirit Paranormal Investigations

    10th September 2018

    Fortune Telling from the 1970's

    7th September 2018

    Conversations with a paranormal investigator ... Brian from GhostQuest.net

    7th September 2018

    Females and the paranormal

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    Ethics, grief and the paranormal.

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    Active imagination

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    The Autokinetic Effect

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    What about US?

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    Understanding the basics of EXIF Data for reviewing paranormal photos

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    Ghost Lights

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    What does 2019 mean for you and the paranormal?

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    Old school paranormal investigation techniques

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    Apotropaic magic is more common than you think

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    Why do batteries drain?