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Paranormal Axis: Evolution Sneak Peak

With the Paranormal Axis: Evolution published and available for purchase on Amazon, I thought you might enjoy a sneak peak at the final book of the trilogy…

Mike found himself in a very different place from earth. Not a reality like he had been in at the Inn either, this was a dark desolate place, a dimension of the dead.

Everything that had once lived on earth but that was now dead lived here. Trees, animals, people and other worldly creatures that he had never seen before, all dead. Like a world of zombies, only they weren’t interested in eating your brains.

There was no color, everything was in tones of grey’s and black. The only light came from a constant electrical storm crackling and sparking in the sky.

Most of the beings here seemed all very negative, either crying and sad, hostile and angry or just scared and lost. It definitely wasn’t anybody’s happy place.

When Mike had first died the Grim Reaper had tried to take him and the other freed spirits but it didn’t take long for the Angel’s to swoop down. They flew down and scooped up all of the innocent souls like an eagle would catch its lunch.

The Reaper fought hard, but was no match up against so many of these angelic birds of prey. The Angels took most of the Reapers souls, leaving only a couple for him to transport to a different, much more unthinkable place.

While all of this chaos had been going on, that’s when Mike had spoken to Emma. It was brief but it was long enough to attach himself to his ring.

Then at that very moment one of the Angels swooped down beside him.

“We cannot take only part of a human. As long as you are fractured and part of you is attached to that ring you are bound to wander in purgatory, never moving forward.

When you have completed your journey, let go of the ring and we will come for you. Be warned though, the longer you stay in purgatory the more confused and attached you will become to the ring until you cannot and do not want to let it go. Once that happens you will be lost with no help, or hope in purgatory forever” the Angel warned me.

I had heard what he said, but the entire time I was just in awe of the beauty of this creature. It had no color other than its eyes. Everything was a radiant glowing white. There was no skin color, no hair color, nothing unique or different about any of them, just the most fantastic mystical grey eyes. The Angels were in a half human half bird like form – oddly enough similar to the Sluagh, only very beautiful. The wing span was massive, the feet were talons but the hands were human. As I stood in front of this Angel and heard everything it said to me, at no time did I have any fear.

It gave off a feeling of love in gradient waves from the white light shimmering off its silky and flowing body and the spirit behind those grey endless eyes drew me in more. The pureness of this love and being was something I had never known before.

Then it stopped speaking. It had given its warning to me and was then gone as fast as it came.

The Grim Reaper hadn’t stuck around either. He had gone as quickly as he could. He wasn’t waiting for me, at least any place that I could see. I didn’t want to stick around to find out if he would come back though.

This is when the new awareness of purgatory became my current reality. With that love and light gone it was almost like I had fallen into a void where I was emotionless and stunned from the experience.

I watched the electrical storm zapping with an almost elegantly dangerous attraction but I managed to shake myself out of my stupor and remember the ring.

As soon as I thought of it I felt it tingling on my finger. I had to find where it was. I felt inside that I just knew where I had to go to find it. I sensed it, almost as if the ring was calling out to me, telling me or magnetically pulling me toward it.

I allowed the attraction to the ring to lead me forward. Making my way through the dismal dreary and almost apocalyptic domain I was careful not to disrupt any of the other beings.

It didn’t take me long though to figure out that I had someone or something on my tail.

It was following like a wispy shadow that darts about from the corner of your eyes. The second you look it’s vanished and you weren’t sure if you saw something or if it was your imagination. The faster I walked and the more determined I was, the more interested this shadow was. At some point it must have decided that it wanted to reveal itself to me because it stopped just long enough for me to fully see it.

The shadowy figure was an elf. It looked young and curious but then was gone as quickly as it had come. I knew it continued to follow me but I tried to keep my head down even more now and not make eye contact with anything. With an intrigued elf spying on me I rushed off into the foggy abyss. I didn’t know the way, but I knew where I would end up.

As I walked on I realized and whispered quietly to myself…

“The ring is at the Inn and the others will be there too.”

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Now Available on Amazon!!!

Yay – so excited to say the final book in the Paranormal Axis Trilogy is complete, published and ready for purchase. You can get your copy through Amazon or a signed copy through me directly!!!

 


Paranormal Pop News Update # 23

AM Coast to Coast reported that the Flat Earth Billboard Campaign is spreading.
An inventive campaign by Flat Earth conspiracy theorists to catch the attention of motorists via billboards has spread to Oklahoma.
Over the next month, drivers cruising down the highway near the Tulsa International Airport may spot an electronic ad which asks the question, “is the earth flat?”
Unlike the previous billboard which appeared in Philadelphia earlier this month and simply said “Research Flat Earth”, this particular message also includes information on a Facebook group where people can do just that.
As one can surmise, the billboard was purchased by that group, specifically one dedicated member who paid $1,500 for the months worth of ad space.
If you’re feeling left out because your city doesn’t have a Flat Earth billboard yet, you may not have to wiat much longer as the group promises Denver and Phoenix will soon get similar ads and that many more communities are being considered for the campaign.
So keep your eyes peeled if you’re taking a road trip over the next while because you just might see a message from the Flat Earth folks.
Coast insiders who may be inspired by the billboard campaign can check out researcher Mark Sargent’s appearance on the May 21, 2015 edition of the program, where he detailed the Flat Earth concept which has become enormously popular in recent years.

Skitly.com reported that scientists may have finally cracked the greatest mystery behind the Bermuda Triangle.
They mystery behind the Bermuda Triangle, a place where hundreds of aircraft and ships are said to have disappeared under unexplained circumstances, might have finally been solved – at least that’s what a Science Channel show claims.
A team of American scientists from the University of Colorado analyzed satellite weather images of this notorious area and noticed a series of unusual hexagonal clouds on them. The meteorologists theorized that these clouds may act as real “air bombs”.
It is believed they are the main cause of the deadly blasts of air which can easily exceed 170 miles per hour. These hurricane-force winds literally “blow up” the air and can generate waves of more than 45 feet in height.
No ship is able to survive such a storm, and no aircraft is able to withstand such a wind.
Clouds don’t typically form straight edges. However, judging by the satellite images the Bermuda Triangle is an exception to this rule. The announcement of this theory has motivated a lot of further research. Scientists from all over the globe are trying to figure out what the reasons are for such anomalies.
Let us recall that the Bermuda Triangle is a large area of the Atlantic Ocean between Florida, Puerto Rico and Bermuda. This region is notorious for its mysterious phenomena. Reports go back to 1945 when five American torpedo bombers and a plane that was sent out to find them vanished without a trace. Since that day, another 75 aircraft and several hundred ships have been lost. The latest tragedy happened in 2015 when the cargo ship “El Faro” disappeared in the region.

 

Nick Groff posted the following to his Facebook page in response to some rumors going around about his show Ghosts of Shepherdstown…

Hi Everyone: I started to see some questions about the authenticity of Ghosts of Shepherdstown, and I just want to clear the air for you all as we go into Season 2 next week.
My fellow investigators, Bill Hartley and Elizabeth Saint and I work closely with production, the local researcher, Dana Mitchell and the town of Shepherdstown to ensure that all witness’ stories are told accurately. All of the witness accounts that we investigate are real.
Unfortunately, an online outlet took a quote from Marianne Davis, the director of the Shepherdstown visitor’s center, out of context from an interview that Marianne gave to a local newspaper earlier this year. Marianne was not interviewed by this outlet, nor any other that shared the story.
Marianne is a lovely person who cares passionately about her community and has been a great resource and ally for us filming. After talking with her today, Marianne said, “We’re looking forward to the new season, and introducing new visitors from around the world to Shepherdstown”. And to help her set the record straight, I wanted to share the full context of what Marianne said when she did an interview that she never states, “Parts of Ghosts of Shepherdstown are staged and fake” as referenced by other online outlets.

The original article can be accessed on journal-news.net or by the link on Nick’s Facebook page.

Nick finished his post by saying thanks to all his supporters and he hopes you’ll tune in on Monday night 10/9c to watch the Season 2 premiere on Destination America.

If you hear of or experience something Paranormal or Unusual and would like to share it with the show check out our website at http://www.theparanormalpop.com or join us on our facebook page to keep the conversation going.

That’s everything for today for your weird and unusual Paranormal Pop news update.


Paranormal News Update #22

This story has been making its way all over social media but I first saw it on Mysterious Universe.org

Make $64,000 per year as a Nanny in a Haunted House.

What scares you more? Toddlers or a haunted house? How about toddlers in a haunted house? If none of that fazes you there’s a $64,000 a year nanny job waiting for you in Scotland. A family is advertising around the world for a nanny to care for their two kids and multiple ghosts after losing five previous nannies in less than 12 months. How bad can it be?

We have lived in our home for nearly 10 years. We were told it was “haunted” when we bought it but kept our minds open and decided to buy the house regardless. Five nannies have left the role in the last year, each citing supernatural incidents as the reason. Including strange noises, broken glass and furniture moving.

The anonymous ad was placed on the nanny locating site childcare.co.uk by a couple in Jedburgh Roxburghshire. Owners of the site noticed a lot of activity on the ad and assumed it had to do with the generous annual salary and 28 days of vacation plus bank holidays. Then they read the fine print.

“We haven’t personally experienced any supernatural happenings, as they have been reported only while we’ve been out of the house, but we’re happy to pay above the asking rate, and feel it’s important to be as up-front as possible to find the right person.”

$64,000! Keep repeating this over and over as you fill out the application. The nice couple points out that there’s a spectacular view of the Scottish Borders. It’s a spacious historic property and you get your own “comfortable room with en-suite bathroom and private kitchen.”

While you’re thinking about all the ways you can spend that money in Scotland, you probably overlooked the fact that there’s not much in the ad about the ghosts, other than the ‘strange noises, broken glass and furniture moving.’ Was someone murdered there? Is it built on an old cemetary? Some royal scandal hidden there?

$64,000, Twenty eight days vacation, your own bathroom with a view!

“We are keen to find the perfect long term nanny, so if you’d like to be considered for this rewarding and exciting position, please do get in touch with us.’

Just don’t look out the window after dark!

 

Destination America reported that Harry Potter fans are claiming that a dementor was seen flying across the moon.

Before we get into the crux of this story we first need to go over a key definition. Harry Potter universe there exists a thing called a dementor. According to the fandom wiki page for the Potter books a dementor is among the foulest creature to walk the earth. They infest the darkest, filthiest places, they glory in decay and despair, they drain peace, hope and happiness out of the air around them… “Get too near a dementor and every good feeling, every happy memory will be sucked out of you.”

Video footage has recently emerged online of a mysterious shape flying across the face of the moon that theorists are saying is most likely one of these dementors.

The video which is believed to have been shot from an observatory in Oman, is creating quite a stir among UFO and Harry Potter enthusiasts alike. While many people are convinced that the object could be nothing other than a dementor, there are conflicting theories pointing towards it actually being a space squid or merely contrails from an airplane. What do you think? Should we be getting our wands ready, or is there a more logical explanation for this?

If you hear of or experience something Paranormal or Unusual and would like to share it with the show check out our website at www.theparanormalpop.com or join us on our facebook page to keep the conversation going.

That’s everything for today for your weird and unusual Paranormal Pop news update.


Paranormal Pop News Update #21

This story isn’t much of a paranormal story – more of a pop culture one – Oreo Cookies is offering $500,000 in a contest for its next cookie flavor creation.

The grand prize winner receives $500,000 and a trip to New York City. The winning flavor will also be in stores across the U.S. Three finalists each receive $25,000 and the opportunity to have an Oreo creation produced and available in stores for a limited time.

Here’s How To Enter…

Submit your idea online at: eprize.com/myoreocreation

Text your idea to 59526

Or post on Twitter or Instagram including #MyOreoCreation #Contest

Flavors that are already taken are: Cinnamon Bun, Red Velvet, Birthday Cake, Chocolate Cream, Peanut butter, and Mint Cream.

 

Mail Online reported this week that we could soon be reversing death. A U.S. company is starting trials to reawaken the dead in Latin America in a few months and this is how they’ll do it…

A U.S. firm called Bioquark plans to test stem cell theory on brain dead patients, the method, which hasn’t been tested on animals, will be tested in Latin America. The team outlined a trial proposal last year to do in India but were shut down.

The first attempts to bring people back from the dead are slated to start this year. Bioquark, a Philedelphia based company, announced in late 2016 that they believe brain death is not irreversible. Now CEO Ira Pastor has revealed they will soon be testing an unprecedented stem cell method on patients in an unidentified country in Latin America.

To be declared officially dead in the majority of countries, you have to experience complete and irreversible loss of brain function or brain death.

According to Pastor, Bioquark has developed a series of injections that can reboot the brain and they plan to try it out on humans this year. They have no plans to test it on animals first.

The inaugural stage of the trial will likely follow the plans laid out last year for a trial in India. Initially, Pastor and his collaborator Himanshu Bansal, an orthopedic surgeon, planned to carry out the first tests in India. Days after announcing their ambitions, the plan was blocked by the Indian Council of Medical Research urging the duo to take their trials somewhere else.

However, the study record detail gave the wider public an idea as to how they plan to approach the trials. The first stage, named “First in Human Neuro-Regeneration and Neuro-Reanimation was slated to be a non randomized single group proof of concept study.

The team said they planned to examine individuals aged 15-65 declared brain dead from a traumatic brain injury using MRI scans, in order to look for possible signs of brain death reversal.

Specifically they planned to break it down into three stages.

First they would harvest stem cells from the patients own blood and inject this back into their body. Next the patient would receive a dose of peptides injected into the spinal cord. Finally they would undergo a 15 day course of nerve stimulation involving lasers and median nerve stimulation to try and bring about the reversal of brain death whilst monitoring the patients using MRI scans.

The idea of consent in this context is complicated since the patients are all technically dead. However, the definition of death is also more blurry than it once was. Confirming death used to be straightforward when the heart stopped beating, a person was unresponsive and no long breathing, they were dead.

Now it’s more complex since we have more advanced ways to keep oxygen pumping through the body, keeping the brain stem functioning, for example by keeping a person on a ventilator.

It means that most countries today, including the US and the UK identify death as permanent loss of brain stem function.

The Bioquark trials are part of a broader project called ReAnima. Pastor is on the advisory board for ReAnima. According to the website, the project is exploring the potential of cutting edge biomedical technology for human neuro-regeneration and neuro reanimation.

Speaking to Mail Online last year, Pastor said: The mission of the REAnima Project is to focus on clinical research in the state of brain death, or irreversible coma, in subjects who have recently met the Uniform Determination of Death Act criteria, but who are still on cardio pulmonary or trophic support. A classification in many countries around the world known as the living cadaver.

 

Michael says that audiences can expect to see a classic “haunted house scary movie” – but one that’s very much a drama about people dealing with grief and loss. He adds, from what we’ve done over the last couple of months I think everyone will be pretty scared.

If you hear of or experience something Paranormal or Unusual and would like to share it with the show check out our website at www.theparanormalpop.com or join us on our facebook page to keep the conversation going.

That’s everything for today for your weird and unusual Paranormal Pop news update.


Paranormal Pop News Update #20

Destination America reported this week on an immersive video game called “Night Terrors” that turns your home into a haunted house. Video games have come a long way from the days of throwing barrels and hitting turtle shells with a hammer. Advancements in technology have made it so that there’s not much difference between playing a game and being in a game. The Night Terrors: The Beginning puts a terrifying spin on the augmented reality craze using a combination of intense graphics, spooky\realistic sounds and syncs it all up with your smart phone’s own built in capabilities (flashlight, shake, etc) to essentially turn whatever environment you’re in into a haunted house. Made by Novum Analytics they describe the game in full on the website as such: Night Terrors is a highly immersive photorealistic augmented reality survival horror game for mobile devices. Gameplay takes place at home, after dark with the lights off and your headphones on.

Night Terrors is only available on iTunes currently so for Android users such as myself, I checked out the Google app store and found something similar called Ghost Snap. It was sort of cool but I was disappointed at how slowly things moved. So you may just need to wait for the real deal to comes to Android users.

 

CBS Detroit stated that a massive ghost ship washed ashore on a Florida Beach. The U.S Coast Guard sealed off the area to the public after a giant ghost ship washed ashore on a Florida beach, after a night of stormy weather.

The Coast Guard said the barge broke free from its cables, earlier this week, while it was being towed by another ship and it ended up lodged in the sand at St. Andrews State Park near Panama City.

Seeing the massive worn ship beached with no crew aboard was a chilling feeling for most reported one witness who posted a video to YouTube. Coast Guard officials say the ship, which is used to carry scrap metal is empty and poses no environmental threat. We know the vessel. It’s a normal traffic route for them. They go from New Orleans or Mobile Alabama and transfer it to Tampa for scrap metal. Coast Guard spokesman Brian Hanson told MyPandhandle.com

The US Coast Guard said the vessel was expected to be towed from the beach by Wednesday, although photos posted to social media Thursday showed it sill parked against the shoreline. Reports say rough waters may be slowing the removal process.

 

People.com reported A first look that Helen Mirren plays real life owner of the famous Haunted Winchester House. In a people exclusive first look at the upcoming supernatural thriller Winchester, the actress bears a striking resemblance to real life rifle heiress Sarah Winchester, whose spooky 160 plus room mansion has long fascinated tourists visiting San Jose California.

“I don’t believe in ghosts but I do believe people can be haunted and Sarah Winchester is a haunted person” Mirren 71 tells People “That was the appeal in this role”.

Though audiences will get an inside look at Winchesters labyrinth home, the film’s directors, Michael and Peter Spierig want to prove that there’s more to the mystery of the mansion than just a ghost story (but audiences can still expect to be scared).

“Sarah Winchester is quite a remarkable woman, and the idea of her being just a crazy person who was haunted by ghosts is not the full story.” Says Peter of the heiress who died in 1922. “Helen Mirren, in particular I think is great in portraying that.”

The movie which will hit theaters in spring 2018 is based on the true story of Winchester, a woman who was convinced that she was being haunted by the ghosts of people who were killed by the famous rifle that her family manufactured. After the sudden death of her husband and child she threw herself into never-ending construction on her sprawling mansion – which features stairways to nowhere and doors that open onto walls – to appease the spirits.

As the film depicts, a skeptical San Francisco psychiatrist name Eric Price (played by Jason Clarke) was sent to evaluate Winchester’s state of mind and discovered that her obsession with the house may not have been all in her head.

“It’s about a woman who is deeply troubled by the violence of the rifle and what she inherited.” Says Peter. “She’s trying to come to terms with that.”

Though the mystery of the mansion is famous, there is little known about who Winchester was as a person, so the directors based their research for the film on public records and letters.

“It’s hard to pinpoint exactly who she was; she was a very private woman.” Explains Michael. “I think that the truth is that she was an intelligent woman and a little misunderstood.”

Peter adds that she was an inventor who “was passionate about design and building”. She was one of the first people to ever have a telephone and her house includes inventions like the intercom and irrigation systems that she built herself.

In order to accurately depict the mansion, the Speirig brothers recreated the mansion and some of its rooms in Australia, and will wrap the film in the coming months with a shoot at the actual home in California.

Michael says that audiences can expect to see a classic “haunted house scary movie” – but one that’s very much a drama about people dealing with grief and loss. He adds, from what we’ve done over the last couple of months I think everyone will be pretty scared.

If you hear of or experience something Paranormal or Unusual and would like to share it with the show check out our website at www.theparanormalpop.com or join us on our facebook page to keep the conversation going.

That’s everything for today for your weird and unusual Paranormal Pop news update.