Religion and SpiritualitySkepticism

The Witching Hour

Have you ever been awake past midnight? Of course you have, we’re all human. What is it then, about the early hours of the morning, that earns them a reputation among occultists and storytellers, as the home of spirits, monsters and things that generally go bump in the night? How …

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Dear SasquatchParanormal

Dear Sasquatch

Dear Sasquatch: My sister thinks our apartment is haunted. More than once, she’s woken up to some kind of presence in her bedroom. Sometimes, she said, the ghosts would hold her down so she couldn’t move her legs and arms. As she goes to sleep, she hears whispering in her …

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ParanormalSkepticism

The Thissiders: Addressed

I failed to realize that some of the people who saw the posts that Elles and I wrote entitled “Thissiders” would not understand their purpose. So, a few basic things need to be explained.   Ghost hunting shows, like the Othersiders, are rife with scientific inaccuracy and bad critical thinking skills. …

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The Thissiders: How the Team on the Othersiders Fails to Meet Scientific Rigor

Over the years I have investigated many paranormal investigators and they’re not all of the same ilk. There are those who are genuinely interested in the prospect of life after death, but still maintain fierce skepticism in the face of the unexplained. One such group of paranormal investigators is Rocky …

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The Thissiders: Voices in the White Noise

On the Othersiders you’re going to hear a lot of popular teen slang scientific terms like “woah” or “dude” or “creepy”, but I guarantee you that you will never hear a term I am about to introduce you to: audio pareidolia. Probably because a) big words are not sexy and …

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The Thissiders: Ghost Hunter Hunters!

When I was little I used to love Cartoon Network. I loved to watch Dragonball Z and Ed Edd and Eddy, Dexter’s Laboratory, and Batman Beyond. You know, the good old days when CN was made up of cartoons and not this junk! The Othersiders are a group of “friends” …

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