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Shadows Within Shadows

August 7, 2013 in communityblog, Featured, ghost, paranormal, Weird Science

There are a number of ways in which an entity might present itself. They might appear as an apparition, or be heard as an EVP/DVP. They might cause a drop in temperature or touch an investigator. They might even communicate through EMF. However, compelling evidence is extremely scarce despite all the methods that paranormal investigators have used in attempting to … More


Tech Quick Tip: EMF Probe Part 2

July 23, 2013 in communityblog, ghost, paranormal, Weird Science

If you thought the EMF probe we talked about in the previous Tech Quick Tip was a one trick pony, you’re in for a surprise. The pickup coil used in the last article was designed to pick up the varying magnetic fields of a telephone speaker and record them. So it stands to reason that if you want to listen … More


Tech Quick Tip: EMF Probe

July 20, 2013 in communityblog, ghost, Weird Science

Let’s say you’ve found an EMF hotspot that you simply can’t account for. You can’t find any wiring and by all rights there should be no power in the area. Before declaring it paranormal, you can run a quick test to see if it’s likely man made. To do so, you’ll need a laptop and a ‘telephone pickup coil.’ The … More


Magnetic Field Sensory Augmentation (or ‘How to Give Yourself Spidey Sense’)

July 19, 2013 in communityblog, Featured, Weird Science

There are a whole host of senses beyond the typical five, including heat, pain, and balance. But sometimes that just isn’t enough. Perhaps you want to enhance your own perceptions to take in more of your environment and interact with it in a unique way. Or you have some vision of the future that you would like to see today … More


Power a City With a Man-Made Tornado : Discovery News

March 21, 2013 in Featured, Weird Science

Power a City With a Man-Made Tornado

DEC 20, 2012 01:44 PM ET // BY THE DNEWS EDITORS

This is an artist’s rendition of an artificial tornado. Theoretically, such a system could generate enough electricity to power a city. Credit: Colin Anderson/Blend Images/Corbis

By Dan Levitan, IEEE Spectrum

Tornados are very energetic. But of course, they are far too unpredictable … More

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