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Ghost Hunting 101 by Shannon Baker
So, you think you might have a ghost? Do you hear strange noises at night, creaking footsteps on the stairs and experience cold spots throughout the house? More people than you would think experience these phenomena; next time you’re at a party ask how many people have encountered a ghost. If your experience is anything like mine you will find that nearly half of the guests will have some story to tell, whether they are skeptics or not. Read more…


Orbs: Dust in the Wind by Jason Stroming

There has been a lot of attention paid in recent years to the phenomenon known as “orbs.” Orbs are the round, seemingly luminescent forms captured in many photographs. In many pictures, you can see multiple orbs, floating around, almost as if hoping some poor mortal will see them. Google any paranormal investigations website, and I’m sure that at least 9 out of 10 of the sites you find will have a section devoted to orbs. Read more…


Apophenia – Stuck in the Matrix by Laura Pennace

Apophenia, commonly known in paranormal studies as “matrixing,” is a common phenomena in which the brain perceives a stimuli, such as an image or a sound, as something it’s not. The human brain naturally attempts to find logic in the illogical, and will detect patterns, sounds, or smells that don’t exist. Examples of this include seeing the Virgin Mary in a grilled cheese sandwich, or, in terms of ghostly activity, seeing a shape of a person or face in mist, a window, or some other object. Read more…


Electronic Voice Phenomena by Shannon Baker

Do spirits speak all around us, unheard by the living? Many believers in EVP think so. EVP is short for Electronic Voice Phenomena: unidentified voices that appear in electronic media recordings. Read more…


Anecdotal Evidence in the Case for Ghosts by Shannon Baker

A group of paranormal investigators was coming to talk to the public about investigative techniques and to display samples of evidence they had compiled, which led me to ask if anyone had ever seen a ghost. The nonbelievers among us quietly scoffed and looked amused while those who felt that they had had a legitimate experience jumped to tell me all about it. Read More…


Types of Ghosts by Shannon Baker

A ghost is a ghost is a ghost? Not by a long shot. Ghosts differ by type and here for your edification I have compiled a list of commonly seen (and to give skeptics their due, “not really seen”) kinds of ghosts, with accompanying explanations: Read more…


Is it Paranormal? Or Just Normal? by Laura Pennace

If you think your house is haunted, try these simple, easily checkable tests. If all else fails, contact us at and we will be more than happy to help you determine the presence of paranormal activityRead more…