Paranormal

The 5 Worst Ghosts of 2014

20 December, 2014 // 2 Comments

Since 2010 I have been writing an end-of-year summary of the five ghost stories that made me grumpy or angry because of their rubbish nature and 2014 is in no way different. Technically there are still eleven days left in the year at the time of writing this but I think (read ‘hope‘) it’s safe to assume that Christmas and New [...]

The “Explain That” Game

29 November, 2014 // 1 Comment

Earlier this month I found myself in the unfortunate position of having no choice but to suffer as a radio presenter fired ghost anecdote after ghost anecdote at me. He’d collected them from his listeners and then demanded that I solve them right there on the other end of the telephone while live in air with no prior warning. It was unfair, [...]

Ghosts Attracted To Flooded Surrey: Water Load Of Nonsense

9 November, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ross Hodgson offers his paranormal investigation services for free to those who live in the Surrey area. He told Get Surrey: “People contact us through the website if they think something paranormal is going on. They call us in and we get evidence for them.” Apparently, Hodgson and his team have recently been getting calls from the Egham [...]

The Robots That Made A Ghost

8 November, 2014 // 0 Comments

Some fascinating research has been published that provides some insight into why people can experience a feeling of presence (FoP). New Scientist reports ‘the feeling of someone near you when there’s no one there … could be down to your brain trying to make sense of conflicting information. For the first time, the brain regions [...]

Do 34% Of Brits Believe In Ghosts?

1 November, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Sun newspaper recently commissioned a poll from YouGov to see what percentage of the population believed in paranormal things, such as haunted houses, ghosts, and the ability to communicate with the spirits of the dead. They found that ‘one in four British people (39%) believe that a house can be haunted by some kind of supernatural [...]

How To Survive While Ghost Hunting

31 October, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ghost hunting can be a dangerous hobby, and I’m not just talking about the furniture being thrown at you by invisible angry people or the risk of being possessed by Satan… I started to actively hunt for ghosts at the age of eighteen, and with a small group of others I would visit businesses and homes after the sun had set to see if we [...]

Don Philips Plays The Science Game. Loses.

28 October, 2014 // 12 Comments

According to Mike Lockley of the Birmingham Mail, paranormal researcher Don Philips ‘has allowed scientists to pore over his unique talents and emerged with reputation untarnished.’ When I read this I had to do a double take – readers of my blog may be familiar with the issues I have with Don Philips and his research methods, so [...]
1 2 3 25