The Paranormal


How to Get Rid of Ghosts or Spirits in Your House

If you have a ghost or spirit trapped in your house, find out how you can get rid of them or release them kindly once and for all. We'll also talk about what to do if there's a demonic entity in your house. Protect yourself, now.


The Winchester Mystery House

The wealthy heiress to a rifle company fortune built a huge mansion in California; it’s said to be inhabited by multiple ghouls and anguished spirits.


A Consideration of Orbs: Are They Real or a Hoax?

Are orbs just a fleck of dust in your camera lens or something paranormal? You decide.


Twelve Eerie and Haunted Places on Route 66

Sure, it's an iconic American roadway. But it also has a history laden with murder, mayhem and hauntings. You can always read about the lighter side of getting your kicks on Route 66—now delve into its dark and supernatural side.

Tulpas: A History and Example of Living Thoughtforms

What is a Tulpa? Discover the origin and purpose of these curious entities.


A History of New York’s Psychic Tea Rooms

In the 1920s and 1930s, New York embarked on a program to shut down the many services that offered a reading of the future in return for money.


A Challenge to Reason: Gustavo Rol and His Prodigies

Gustavo Rol's long and eventful life was constellated by prodigious events whose origin and nature remain mysterious. His commanding personality, spiritual views, and the debate surrounding his paranormal powers are a source of unabated fascination for many in his native Italy and abroad.


Toronto’s Casa Loma and Its Ghosts

Casa Loma in Toronto is the kind of place that ought to have ghosts, and there are plenty of people who claim to have seen some.


Gustavo Rol: A Great Wizard and Spiritual Searcher of the 20th Century

Gustavo Adofo Rol (1903-1994), to whom many famous persons and others attributed nearly unlimited paranormal powers, is one of the 20th century's enigmatic figures. Yet, he is mostly unknown in English speaking countries.


New York City Sewer Alligators: An Urban Legend Debunked

We have all heard the tales of alligators not only surviving but thriving in New York City’s sewer system, but is there any truth to it? Are there really colonies of alligators living beneath the feet of one of the busiest populaces of the United States?


The History and Legend of Bakersfield's Ghost of Mill Creek Park

Mill Creek Park is sometimes known as Central Park and is located in downtown Bakersfield. Red-bricked walkways, fountains, and ponds filled with ducks compose this area. However, there is a sinister element present.


10 Things Paranormal Investigators Want You to Know

What is paranormal investigation really like? Find out at least 10 things you didn't know.


The Nine Best Haunted Places to Visit in Alabama

Alabama is rich with history, and the state is no stranger to the paranormal. It houses some truly scary and haunted locations. In fact, Alabama may just have the most gruesome and terrifying history of all!


Devil’s Visit or Alien Abduction? My Real-Life Otherworldly Encounter

Demon or alien? My real-life experiences with an otherworldly being.


Haunted Kentucky: Sauerkraut Cave and the History of Lakeland Asylum

Right in the middle of E.P. Tom Sawyer Park lies a dark cave that holds tragic and bloody secrets from a haunting past. Take a step inside pure blackness and discover an insane asylum's turbulent history riddled with torture and murder.


Haunted Sites in the Philippines: Clark Air Base Hospital

Explore the grounds of an abandoned hospital with a long, bloody history of war, tragedy, and triumph. Come see what still lingers around Clark Air Base Hospital, which changed from a prosperous hospital to nothing but decaying ruins.


Stories of Crossing Over to Parallel Dimensions or Worlds

Does the human mind have the ability to travel to parallel dimensions by will and desire?


Premonitions: The Future Foretold

The dream world is one steeped in mystery. What is meant to be a period of rest can sometimes provide a window into events yet to come. The following are two instances in which dreams brought with them eerie predictions of tragedies that were just around the corner.


When Darkness Falls: Haunted Schoolhouses

Any tragic event that involves loss of life can have repercussions for years following the incident. In the two cases we are about to explore, untimely ends brought with them more than simply grief and sadness. In these instances, death and destruction were only the beginning of a greater mystery.


The Bloody Benders: The Family That Wasn't

In the late 1800s, travelers stopping for the night at a one-room inn outside of Cherryvale, Kansas, were often never seen again.


Do Cats See Ghosts? How to Tell If Your Cat Sees Spirits

Does your cat stare at the ceiling, act sporadic, and appear to see things that you can't see? Do cats see ghosts? Get the answers you've been looking for.


The Davenport Brothers and the Spirit Cabinet

At the height of the spiritualism craze in the 19th century, audiences could be easily convinced certain experts had contact with the supernatural world.


Poltergeist Phenomenon: Levels of Activity

There are many kinds of paranormal phenomenon in the world. Poltergeists are one of many. German for "Noisy Ghost," a poltergeist can be a dangerous thing. Learn here how to identify if there's a poltergeist infestation in your home.


5 Signs Your House Is Haunted

I grew up in a haunted house from when I was 4 to the age of 15. This is a first-hand account of my experience—the things I saw, heard, and felt. It was terrifying, to say the least, but over the years I got used to spirits and ghosts.


Can Science Explain Why People See Ghosts?

All the scientific evidence says that ghosts don't exist, and yet millions of people claim to have seen one before. This article discusses four prevailing scientific theories that explain why so many people see ghosts or spirits. In a certain way, maybe ghosts do exist after all.


From Paranormal 'Believer' to 'Skeptic'

Follow me on my path from being a believer in ghosts to a believer in logic and reason.


The Green Man Legend: How Real-Life Tragedy Became a Pennsylvania Ghost Story

I discuss the Green Man ghost story of western Pennsylvania, including the real story of Ray Robinson and how his electrical accident turned him into a local legend.


Are Ghosts Real? Theories and a Real-Life Story

Whether they are psychological projections, waking dream states, quantum projections, or simply sensory confusion, these stories tell us something important about the nature of how we perceive reality. This article explores our understanding of ghosts from multiple perspectives.


How the Dead Communicate With the Living

There are few among us who have not experienced the loss of a friend, relative, or even a beloved pet. In our grief, we long for assurances that they have found peace as their soul journeys into the next realm. These are a few examples of how those who have passed on reach out to those who remain.


True Tales of Hauntings: The Spoiled Ground

This is the story of a young family and the country home that would prove to be both their greatest pride and worst nightmare. A series of terrifying events would convince them that their dream house had been claimed by spirits who could not rest in the presence of the living.


The Scent of a Ghost: Smelling a Specter

Ghosts are popularly known for their sight and sound. But can a ghost be detected by its smell? In many cases, the scent of a ghost announces its presence. Anybody can smell a ghost, even eminent celebrities such as Ariana Grande.


Something Strange Is Happening at Skinwalker Ranch

Skinwalker Ranch is not your typical ranch. In fact, there have been a lot of strange things happening there. Still, the biggest mystery has to do with the person and organization that currently own it.


What Became of the Mary Celeste 'Ghost Ship'?

What happened to the crew of the Mary Celeste? We may never know for sure, but here is my theory on their fate.


When the Shadows Lengthen: Haunted Cemeteries

Graveyards are meant to be the final resting places for those whose souls have departed this world. Rife with sorrow, these sacred grounds tend to be plagued by paranormal activity. Let these stories act as a warning that the living are not always welcome in the gardens of the dead.


The Ghostly History of Franklin Castle: Hauntings of Cleveland, Ohio

Franklin Castle in Cleveland, Ohio, is considered the "most haunted house in Ohio." Are the rumors of hauntings legitimate? Could the ghosts of the original owner's family still be haunting the halls of the famous Victorian mansion?


The Red Ghost of Arizona

In the 1880s, a huge red beast terrorized the Arizona Territory, and stories of its appearance grew more and more grotesque with each telling.


Fighting Back Against the Demonic

With reported cases of demonic oppression and possession on the rise, what can we do collectively to combat this increase in evil?


Are Ghosts and Spirits Real? Psychology Fails to Explain the Paranormal

While Abigail Pettibone may have died hundreds of years ago, many who have dined at the tavern bearing her name have reported her ghost still resides there. Despite efforts to explain this supernatural or paranormal phenomenon, psychology still falls short when trying to explain hauntings.


Can I Become Clairvoyant?

Do you have to be born clairvoyant? No, not at all! Meditation is the key. Here are instructions on how to meditate, and some personal clairvoyant experiences.


Enter at Your Own Risk: The Perils of Attempting to Make Contact With the Spirit World

In the spirit of the upcoming Halloween holiday, some among us will desire to contact those who are no longer living. Whether it be by séance, black mirror, or Ouija board, the ultimate goal of conjuring up a ghost is the same. You will soon learn that these interactions can come with a price.


Is Baldwin-Wallace University Haunted?

Baldwin-Wallace is rumored to be haunted. Most of these hauntings have been reported in Lang Hall and Kohler Hall—both dormitories. Apparitions have also been seen outside Bonds Hall. Is there any truth to these reported paranormal happenings?


True Ghostly Encounters: Can Home Renovations Wake the Dead?

Earthbound spirits can remain dormant for years until something, or someone, awakens them. Resting souls have been known to be called to action when the places they frequented in this world are disturbed. The following story recounts an instance in which renovations, quite literally, woke the dead.


The Lady in Red of the Sandusky Mall: Hauntings of Erie County, Ohio

Many visitors and employees of the Sandusky Mall in Sandusky, Ohio report encounters with a mysterious ghost known only as the Lady in Red.


Is Cedar Point Haunted? Ghost Stories of Sandusky, Ohio

Throughout the years, there have been numerous reports of hauntings throughout the Cedar Point amusement park. Is there any truth to these ghost stories?


Ghost of Bellamy Bridge in Northwest Florida

Discover the ghostly story of a bride who died by fire on her wedding day and whose restless spirit now haunts an old bridge in northwest Florida.


Ghostly Animal Encounters: The Haunted Shelter

Whether or not animals have souls is a topic that is subject to debate. There are many who believe that animals have spirits that continue on after death. Unfortunately, those souls do not always find peace. This is one woman's account of an animal shelter and the lost souls who called it home.


True Ghostly Tales: The Forlorn Spirit

It has been said that we come into this world alone and will leave in much the same manner. Even so, we would all like to think that someone will be there to comfort us in our final moments. This story recounts one woman's solitary death and the bizarre series of events that followed.


Ernest Hemingway's Haunted Key West Home

Given the Hemingway's love of Key West and their beautiful home there, it is not surprising that many people have reported seeing the couple's ghosts— individually and together—in the building and around the grounds of their former tropical estate.


The Reality of Life After Death

Everything is energy, and energy can never be destroyed.


A Seance With Eusapia Palladino

Remarkable phenomena took place in the summer of 1901 in Genoa, during 10 seances led by the redoubtable medium Eusapia Palladino. Prof. Morselli was in attendance. He left us a very detailed description of what transpired at the Minerva Circle on those memorable evenings. What are we to make of it?