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Ultrasonic sound and the paranormal
30th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 675 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
I have recently come across some research from different sources that show how ultrasound (ultrasonic noise) can effect digital recordings and appear to be what some would consider an 'EVP'. On the other hand, can ultrasound aid a paranormal investigation?

Purple Monkey Dishwasher
29th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1599 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
While you may attribute the phrase Purple Monkey Dishwasher to an episode of the Simpsons, it actually really means you need you to check where you are getting your information. Remember when you would play Chinese Whispers in school and you would end up with 'purple monkey dishwasher' type phrases? When you think of this, one has to wonder how much you can rely on paranormal reports, especially when told through a line of people.

Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Mike from PINK Paranormal
29th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 451 views. 0 comments. Conversations with a paranormal investigator, General.
This week I head back over to the USA and chat to Mike from PINK Paranormal

Victorian mourning customs
28th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1332 views. 1 comments. General.
During the Victorian period, there was a certain etiquette to be followed when someone passed away. From formal attire to post mortem photography, it is how the deceased were mourned and honoured during the 1800's.

Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator .... Penny from Haunted Histories Parasearch Radio
24th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 665 views. 0 comments. Conversations with a paranormal investigator, General.
Penny from the UK is a historian, paranormal enthusiast and host on a radio program Haunted Histories on Parasearch Radio.

The Baader-Meinhof phenonmenon
23rd September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 590 views. 2 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
Do you ever have a conversation about a certain number. Suddenly you see that number everywhere you go. While some feel it may be a form of synchronicity, it is referred to as the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon. When it comes to the paranormal, the more we investigate, the more in tune we become and we notice more. Is it that we are becoming more open minded or is it the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon at work?

The ghost frequency
23rd September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1466 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation.
We know that infrasound can cause a person to believe that they are experiencing something paranormal. There is however one particular frequency that invokes these feelings and it really hits the mark. It is referred to as 'The Ghost Frequency'

Unconscious bias and the paranormal
22nd September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 778 views. 1 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
Sometimes the way we interpret and assess information is done on a subconscious level that we are not even aware of. How does this effect us during a paranormal investigation?

Disembodied voices
21st September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1228 views. 1 comments. Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General.
There are a lot of fancy terms to describe certain paranormal experiences. One of those is a 'disembodied voice'. What exactly is it? Is it different to EVP? What are some explanations for this phenomena? I look at it from a few different angles to get you up to speed.

Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Josh from Midnight Paranormal
19th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 482 views. 0 comments. Conversations with a paranormal investigator, General.
This week I head over to the NZ to talk to Josh from Midnight Paranormal. An old school no nonsense investigator I know I have personally learnt a lot from!

Does the paranormal field help salvage our history?
17th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 653 views. 2 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
History is history. It happened and we can't change it. There seems to be a tendency to demolish in the hopes we will forget, but it is important the legacy lives on and that we don't forget. In some cases, paranormal investigations are keeping old venues open saving them demolition by bringing in much needed cash ..... but for how long?

The book of the dead
17th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 731 views. 1 comments. General.
Ancient Egypt is a fascinating subject.  Equally fascinating was the belief that Ancient Egyptians had for the afterlife.  You only have to look at how a person was ‘prepared’ after they died to realise they had a tremendous respect for the soul and most definitely believed in some sort of afterlife.   They even had a book called the book of the dead which would help the soul navigate the afterlife to reach a place of eternal bliss with their loved ones.

Effectiveness of baseline readings
16th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 414 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Equipment.
While we do prep work and baseline readings before an investigation, does doing this during the day and investigating at night or even on a different day effect these results? How should we work with our baselines?

Conversations with a paranormal investigator .... Cat From Spirit Paranormal Investigations
13th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 426 views. 0 comments. General, Conversations with a paranormal investigator.
This week I chat to a fellow Aussie investigator Cat Ward. She has been in the paranormal field for 18 years and always willing to have a chat and lend advice to her fellow investigators. She has some really interesting thoughts too!

Fortune Telling from the 1970's
10th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 715 views. 0 comments. General.
When my Nan passed away, I was given a deck of cards she used to read. She used a typewriter and stuck the meaning to each card. They are easily over 50+ years old as well as cuttings from a New Idea article on fortune telling from the 1970's. Due to overwhelming demand from my followers, I have written each card meaning and included some photos of the cuttings. Take a journey back to the 1970's! If anything, the ads are a bit of a laugh.

Females and the paranormal
7th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 577 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
There seems to be more females out there searching for the paranormal. I have some theories as to why and tackle why it seems the field is dominated by male leaders and how females are changing the landscape of the paranormal field.

Conversations with a paranormal investigator ... Brian from GhostQuest.net
7th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 417 views. 0 comments. General, Conversations with a paranormal investigator.
Brian from New Hampshire in the USA, dedicates his time to researching and running a website dedicated to maintaining a large database of 'haunted locations' as well as general information about the paranormal field.

Hollywood 'horror' stunts to promote movies
4th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 591 views. 0 comments. General.
In our modern world, it is pretty hard to shock people. We have become so desensitised that the content in some movies is just down right disturbing. Movie companies are always looking for ways to get you to see a movie and will often promote it as the 'Scariest movie ever'. This is not a new practise. It has been done for decades. Let's look at some of the most popular examples of 'horror movie hype'.

Random word generator VS the Ovilus
4th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 498 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment, Paranormal Investigation.
The Ovilus is a controversial and popular tool to investigate the paranormal. I have previously looked at the odds of a relevant word appearing, but how does it stack up against a random word generator? Here is an experiment you can try using a random word generator to compare against your Ovilus results and stack up just how often do random words come up?

Conversations with a paranormal investigator ..... Ashley Knibb
1st September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 445 views. 0 comments. Conversations with a paranormal investigator, Interviews, General.
Conversations with a paranormal investigator aims to shine a light on individuals throughout the paranormal field from all corners of the world and the work they are doing. In the first edition, I talk to fellow paranormal blogger Ashley Knibb from the UK