Spunkie is a solitary goblin or spirit of the Scottish Lowlands that delights in playing tricks on lost travelers. A Spunkie manifests a light to lure its victims who perceive it as a light in a distant window to their destruction. See Also Ignis Fatuus Kelpie will-o-‘the-wisp
Ifrit or Afreet is a powerful and evil djinn, demon, or monstrous giant in Middle Eastern mythology/lore. The Afarit are a class of infernal djinn and are believed to be a death spirit. They are drawn to the life-force (or blood) of a murdered victim seeking revenge on the murderer. As with ordinary djinn, an […]
Zooform Phenomena is a term coined in 1990 by Jonathan Downes, an Exeter-based investigator of
The term “Faraday Cage” refers to what physicist Michael Faraday, invented in 1836. Also known as a “Faraday shield,” Faraday cages do not have to take the form of an actual cage, but rather they can be any sort of enclosure surrounded by or lined by a mesh of conducting material that blocks electrical fields […]
The theory that sitters in a séance can effect the occurring phenomena by unknowingly sending their thoughts and expectations of what will
The first “Mothman” reports date from the mid 1960s. Mothman has been seen in many places in Virginia and West Virginia, but the largest number of sightings have happened in or near a place known as “the TNT Area” , which is an abandoned ammunition dump dating from World War II, that is near Point […]
In animal totems Native American’s believed that their spirit guide was in the form of an animal and that they could embody the characteristics and strengths of said animal during their life. Examples included: those with the Eagle/Owl possessed keen sight and higher knowledge, the Lion/Panther/Tiger meant strength and courage, Cheetah/Hare meant speed, and Fox […]
Ringing Rocks, also known as Sonorous rocks and Lithophonic rocks, are some of the most interesting, and most unusual, geologic formations to be found in the United States. When struck, the rocks release a tone as they resonate against each other, a tone that is both audible and pleasant to the human ear.
Karma is the accumulation of the actions and/or deeds from previous lives, either positive or negative. Most people believe that Karma is instantaneous “what goes around, comes around” in this life.
Dharma is an Indian term that most people confuse with karma. Dharma is an instant (as in, at some point in this lifetime) payback for the deeds and actions taken during one’s life, either positive or negative.