The Ghost Pact: Promising to Visit from the Other Side

Speaking of Thomas Edison’s so-called spirit phone, that Discovery article I shared last night contained another snippet of info I found interesting: “[Edison] even made a pact with an engineer working with him, William Walter Dinwiddie, that the first who died ‘would try to send a message to the survivor from beyond,’ Baudouin said.” That …

Thomas Edison’s Memoir Involving “Spirit Phone” Republished

Electronic voice phenomena and instrumental transcommunication are hot topics in the paranormal sphere, and for good reason. It’s one of those profound questions: Is there another side and, if so, can we communicate with it? It makes sense, then, that one of the world’s most famous inventors would give it a shot. According to Discovery.com, a …

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.