Intelligent Haunting

An intelligent haunting is also known as classic or traditional haunting and is unlike a residual haunting as the entity is aware of its surroundings and can interact with it. Researchers say that entities can communicate with the living through EVP on Dictaphones, bumps, bangs in response to questions and actually moving objects. It is often thought that these entities are the spirits left behind of those who once lived and have… Read More

Residual Haunting

According to paranormal investigators, residual hauntings are the commonest type of haunting. It has been described as a playback of a past event. These playbacks can result in repeated auditory, visual and other sensory phenomena.  This is often attributed to a traumatic event or even a routine in a person’s life or a place. It is thought that unlike an intelligent haunting, a residual haunting does not involve a spiritual entity that… Read More

Poltergeists

  “Poltergeist” is a German term for “noisy spirit”…. which is an excellent description for this terrifying phenomenon. This kind of paranormal activity has made many victims literally run for their lives, completely abandoning their homes and possessions.  It is even more alarming that it is commonplace for people to encounter this.  Indeed, many normal people in normal situations have experienced it. Several popular films and books have been produced on this… Read More

Shadow People

What was that strange dark figure you saw at the corner of your eye? Maybe you just encountered a shadow person.  In recent years, there has been a lot of interest in these entities that appear to have a human shape or outline. For many, shadow people are different from actual ghosts/apparitions as they are darker and more shadow-like.  Witnesses also note that on encountering ghosts, they are generally misty or vaporish and… Read More

Singapore Theory

This is a very obscure theory and there does not appear to be much research into this or even where this theory originated from. However, this theory is often referred to as Theory of Familiarization or simply, Paranormal Stimuli.  It suggests that placing objects such as furniture, clothing, toys etc are placed into a location that formerly had these objects, will somehow evoke a reaction and spirits within this location will interact more… Read More

Stone Tape Theory

This is a paranormal hypothesis that has been suggested to explain the existence of ghosts, popularised during the 1970s. It seems to be derived from 1972 BBC dramatisation of Kneale’s play ‘The Stone Tape’. Essentially, the theory proposes that inanimate objects can absorb energy from human beings, during times of tragic or high emotional stress such as a death, murder or even simple aspects of a person’s life. This stored energy can be… Read More