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The Vortex: Dreaming Demon Sensations

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Are you ticklish? (source: Inuit Myths) March 9, 2016 The ever-laughing Inuit demon Mahaha could tickle you to death. [via Inuit Myths] Funeral traditions from around the globe include beads made from compressed ashes, corpses with lit cigarettes in their mouths, and remains reconfigured into habitat for sea creatures. [via ideas.ted.com] When you lack sleep […]

The Vortex: Old Timey Haunted Millennials

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Nope. (source: Cracked) March 7, 2016 “13 Old Timey Photos That Prove History Was Haunted”. Creeped out from the get-go with those hooded mothers lurking behind their small children, but that ventriloquist’s dummies were even more horrifying in a previous era? How am I supposed to have my lunch time nap now?? [via Cracked] On […]

The Vortex: Sinking WWII Vampires

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He looks devastated no one wants to kick him out. (source: Snopes) March 4, 2016 I disagree with the first statement in this article. I think happiness is possible to achieve; you have to realize that happiness does not mean perfectly happy all the time. In the same way that a relationship feeling “perfect” doesn’t […]

Edna’s Blog 2: The Rescue

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March 3, 2016 Edna Dargie was the Head Researcher for all 89 episodes of Rescue Mediums. As a retired school principal, she brought her professionalism and love for historic accuracy and detail to the show. Edna’s blog is about her experiences behind-the-scenes researching for the show. In her previous post, Edna shared how she had […]

The Vortex: Everything Wrong with Political Auroras

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(source: Space.com) March 2, 2016 Ever seen the Northern Lights… from space? Here’s a gallery of “Amazing Auroras” from 2015 that includes a few from beyond the terrestrial. [via Space.com] We know to take what politicians say with a grain of salt – they have completely biased motives for everything they say and do. But […]

The Vortex: Mummified Vending Machines with Aura

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(source: Express) March 1, 2016 ‘Did someone put a toupee on this mummified sea captain found in a ghost ship?’ probably shouldn’t be my first question about this story. There is also a slideshow of mummified remains if that’s what floats your boat. [via Express] “10 of the Spookiest Scary Stories You’ll Ever Read.” [via […]

The Vortex: Sleep Crystal Hoaxes

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(source: Henri Fuseli (1781) via Live Science) February 29, 2016 Check out this beautiful time lapse of crystals forming. (Just try to ignore the jarring nature of the microscope viewer shifting!) [via YouTube] I occasionally get sleep paralysis and night terrors. Luckily, they aren’t too extreme. But, in the moment, ghostly visages and shapes swirling […]

The Vortex: Mothra’s UFO Sighting Ritual

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(source: Psychic Punx) February 26, 2016 Do you use the KII meter in your investigations? Perhaps you’d like to, or maybe you can utilize it even better. Dan McMath discusses the pros and cons, and why it’s not a stand-alone device. [via Ghosts of Oz] Time shares 10 Mysterious ‘UFO Sighting’ Photos From History, er, […]

The Vortex: Love Ghosts

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(source: Uncle Frank Productions) February 12, 2016 In love with horror? Adorably scary Valentine’s Day Cards by Uncle Frank Productions. [via Bloody Disgusting] Over sixteen thousand people perished in the 2011 Japan tsunami. And there is an abnormal number of cab drivers reporting that ghosts are trying to catch a ride in the area that […]

The Red Circle

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(source: daily record) February 3, 2016 How many hundreds, nay, thousands of paranormal photos have we seen with the supernatural aspect circled in a bold red? It’s certainly a style choice that draws people in because it’s a familiar hallmark of paranormal images online, as well as for screencap previews for videos. It’s recognizable. On […]

The Vortex: January 29, 2016

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(source: Business Insider) The paranormal and new age stories that were pulled into our realm this week. Are horror films not worthy of Academy Award noms? Arguably the scripts are too violent and formulaic, but not even make-up, special effects, or score? [via Fangoria] “Why Do Witches Ride Brooms (NSFW)” — The warning due to […]

Interview: Brad Mavin from PROO(f)

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January 25, 2016 Brad Mavin is the founder of PROO(f) (Paranormal Researchers of Ontario; the (f) is the unknown factor in the investigation: fear). He’s been interested in the paranormal since his early childhood. Ghost stories are part and parcel of growing up in Newfoundland, and this inspired him to begin investigating the paranormal when […]

The Vortex: January 8, 2016

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(source: Marja-Terttu Karlsson) THE VORTEX is where we look at what paranormal and new age stories were pulled into our realm this week. January 8, 2016 Happy New Year, Explorers! I hope your holidays were refreshing (as much as they can be, that is!) and that you had some time to yourself to relax and […]

Interview: Mark Larocque & Trevor Bishop from OGPS

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(pictured: Mark & Trevor) January 5, 2016 OGPS Filming & Investigations was founded in early 2010 and is Ontario’s first openly gay paranormal society. They’re breaking down the walls within the paranormal world & the LGBT community. They’ve been filming since 2013 in southwestern and northern Ontario, investigating paranormal claims (Bigfoot, UFOs, spirits, elementals, and […]

The Vortex: December 24, 2015

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(source: A John Leech illustration from A Christmas Carol, 1842.) THE VORTEX is where we look at what paranormal and new age stories were pulled into our realm this week. What do the skies forecast for you in 2016? [via Astrology.com] Snuggle up by the fire and read these traditional Christmas ghost stories. [via The […]

Interview: Sadie Forth of Indico Paranormal

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November 25, 2015 Sadie Forth started actively investigating paranormal phenomena “properly” in 2013 with a local group. She founded Indico Paranormal later that year when her passion to understand her past ghostly experiences and a desire to help others caught fire. vp: What was your first experience encountering the paranormal? Sadie: My very first experiences […]