Ouija Board Possession: Is It Real?

Yet another person has found herself allegedly possessed after using a Ouija board, but this time there’s a twist: the board wasn’t real, it was a smartphone app. 18-year-old Patricia Quispe of Chosica, Peru used the unidentified Ouija board app one evening with a group of friends. There’s no word on whether or not they actually …

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5 Signs Your Ouija Board Session Has Gone Horribly Wrong

There you are, sitting at a table with a group of friends, fingers on the planchette. You’re ready to communicate with the great beyond – but wait! You never know what you’ll find when dealing with the mysterious spirit board. You have to be careful, you know. Here are five ominous signs that your Ouija session may be heading …

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How to Break a Connection With a Ouija Board

While researching my post on Zozo, the Ouija board demon, I came across some interesting advice about what a person should do once he or she decides to end spirit communication. How do you break that connection with the other side? Closing the Connection There are certain rules you should follow when dealing with a …

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Hanna Buschbeck: A Vision from Beyond?

Inspired by the work of Friedrich Jürgenson, Hanna Buschbeck dedicated much of her life to researching electronic voice phenomena, or communication with the dead via audio recordings. So perhaps it’s no surprise that, after her own death in 1984, she would herself appear in spirit form on a television set.

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What Is Ectoplasm? A Slimy Paranormal Phenomenon

Ectoplasm is an extraordinary substance once believed to be exuded from physical mediums during seances in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. It appeared as a manifestation of white and often slimy or cloth-like material, including faces and body parts, originating from within the medium’s own body. Ectoplasmic Origins The word itself, ectoplasm, comes from …

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The Philip Experiment: Conjuring Life From Nothing

In September 1972, the Toronto Society for Psychical Research, along with poltergeist expert Dr. A.R.G. Owen, set out to accomplish one singular objective: To create a ghost. Not conjure, or contact. They wanted to explore the Tibetan Buddhist concept of tulpas, or “thoughtforms,” the practice of “willing” tangible forms into existence using our own innate mental …

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Can Ouija Boards Unlock The Mysteries Of Our Unconscious Minds?

Ouija boards are occult tools used by many to communicate with the deceased. In fact, some warn they can have unintended consequences, opening portals for demons and other negative entities and allowing them to pass into our world. But new research indicates they may have a more practical use. An experiment at the University of …

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