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  • 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.

    5 Signs Your House Is Haunted

    5 Signs Your House Is Haunted

    by Layne Holmes3

  • 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.

    Something Strange Is Happening at Skinwalker Ranch

    Something Strange Is Happening at Skinwalker Ranch

    by Dean Traylor6

  • This is a list of the most popular and well-known magical powers that exist in the world. Some examples are telepathy, telekinesis, and pyrokinesis. I make no guarantees as to the accuracy of any of the statements listed here.

    35 Types of Supernatural Powers and Abilities

    35 Types of Supernatural Powers and Abilities

    by Chloe520

  • So many people believe orbs are proof of the paranormal. However, did you know most of the time there are logical explanations as to why orbs occur?

    Tips on Debunking Orbs

    Tips on Debunking Orbs

    by L Sarhan16

  • 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.

    Toronto’s Casa Loma and Its Ghosts

    Toronto’s Casa Loma and Its Ghosts

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • An innocent-looking stretch of road in England has become the source of many strange, paranormal experiences. In the history of haunted Kent, few roads are more spooky than Blue Bell Hill

    Haunted Kent: The Ghosts of Blue Bell Hill

    Haunted Kent: The Ghosts of Blue Bell Hill

    by Ann Carney5

  • The Tower of London has a sinister reputation, so it is not surprising there are so many tales of ghosts and hauntings. Learn more about these historic phantoms—if you dare!

    The Ghosts of the Tower of London

    The Ghosts of the Tower of London

    by CMHypno25

  • Hers is a name that struck terror into many British children: Jenny Greenteeth, Ginnie Greenteeth, Screeching Ginny, Jenny wi’ the airn teeth, Ginny Burntarse, Peg Powler and Nellie Longarms—all names for one very wicked water witch.

    Jenny Greenteeth: A Very Wicked Witch

    Jenny Greenteeth: A Very Wicked Witch

    by Ann Carney6

  • There has always been a lot of mystery wrapped up into the state of Washington. With it's diverse landscape and climate, ranging from foggy coastlines to snow covered mountains, comes a large variety of urban legends and haunted places to choose from.

    Washington Edition—Urban Legends, Monsters, and Haunted Places

    Washington Edition—Urban Legends, Monsters, and Haunted Places

    by DS Duby32

  • This article is intended for anyone who wants to know more about the jinn (djinn). We discuss the concepts behind the jinn, some of its characteristics, and phenomena it has been linked to.

    The Unseen and the Mysterious: The Jinn

    The Unseen and the Mysterious: The Jinn

    by Irfan111

  • Usually ghosts are known to be dead. Yet thousands of cases involving bi-location, doubles, doppelgängers, and vardogers suggest that we have a ghostly side whether we are alive or dead...

    Paranormal Experiences: Ghosts of the Living?

    Paranormal Experiences: Ghosts of the Living?

    by Helen Murphy Howell34

  • The remarkable yet true reincarnation story of Barbro Karlén, who from an early age remembers being Anne Frank in a previous life. Her terrible memories are beyond doubt. Has Anne really come back?

    Is Barbro Karlén the Reincarnation of Anne Frank?

    Is Barbro Karlén the Reincarnation of Anne Frank?

    by Nell Rose202

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

    The Red Ghost of Arizona

    The Red Ghost of Arizona

    by Rupert Taylor5

  • Maggie continued to work till the day her child was born in a field, where she had gone to give birth in secrecy. Whether the baby was stillborn or died shortly after birth is not known for sure. It is known, however, that Maggie left her dead baby on the bank of River Tweed.

    Maggie Dickson: Convicted, Sentenced, Hanged, and Lived

    Maggie Dickson: Convicted, Sentenced, Hanged, and Lived

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns24

  • Good ole Ohio, a rather peaceful state known for the buckeye tree, home to America's first traffic light, the first pro baseball team and of course Helltown.... and zombie apocalypse emergency drills.... and dogmen, the tortured children of Gore Orphanage, frogmen.... ok, maybe it's not so peaceful after all.

    Urban Legends, Monsters, and Haunted Places in Ohio

    Urban Legends, Monsters, and Haunted Places in Ohio

    by DS Duby36

  • Demonic possession appears to be increasing. What are the reasons behind this, how can you tell if someone is possessed, and what are the different stages to watch out for?

    Signs and Stages of a Demonic Possession

    Signs and Stages of a Demonic Possession

    by Michael Murchie167

  • 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.

    A Challenge to Reason: Gustavo Rol and His Prodigies

    A Challenge to Reason: Gustavo Rol and His Prodigies

    by John Paul Quester0

  • 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.

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

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

    by Natalie Frank17

  • There has long been an urban legend of an axe-wielding man in a bunny costume wreaking havoc on those unfortunate enough to cross his path. Surprisingly, there actually might be a grain of truth to this story.

    The Bunny Man: Evolution of a Legend

    The Bunny Man: Evolution of a Legend

    by Darcie Nadel3

  • Sudden mental clarity before death is a common phenomenon. Does that imply the existence of an afterlife? I review my studies of these questions in this article.

    Is There Any Proof of Life After Death?

    Is There Any Proof of Life After Death?

    by Glenn Stok14

  • In the 1980s, the phenomenon of "The Crying Boy" gripped the UK. In homes where everything was destroyed by fire, the image in the haunted painting remained strangely intact.

    The Curse of the Crying Boy Painting

    The Curse of the Crying Boy Painting

    by Ann Carney70

  • Are you an empath? Can you feel the emotions of others? Are people and animals drawn to you for unexplained reasons? Do you have the power to heal living creatures? Here's an empath self-assessment to help you find out!

    Empath: 8 Signs You Might Be One (With Quiz)

    Empath: 8 Signs You Might Be One (With Quiz)

    by John Hollywood55

  • Berry Pomeroy Castle is one of the most haunted castles in England. A white lady, blue lady and a smiling cavalier are just three of the many ghosts that haunt this spooky ruin.

    The Ghosts of Haunted Berry Pomeroy Castle

    The Ghosts of Haunted Berry Pomeroy Castle

    by Ann Carney2

  • We can never know what energies from bygone days remain trapped within the wall of the establishments we frequent. One business, located in the heart of the entertainment industry, has seen more than its fair share of ghostly visitors from the past. Most of them are harmless, with one exception.

    Hollywood Hauntings:  The Comedy Store

    Hollywood Hauntings: The Comedy Store

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • They say that nothing is certain in life expect for death and taxes. There is one flaw in that old adage—the assumption that death is truly the end. For many, the lure of the life they once had holds them to this earth. It is when those lost souls clash with the living that the terror begins.

    Signs That Your House Might Be Haunted

    Signs That Your House Might Be Haunted

    by Cindy Parmiter12

  • Being an empath is much more common than people realize. Here are the possible signs that you may be an empath, along with suggestions on how to cope as a hypersensitive person in a chaotic world.

    All the Traits and Signs of an Empath: Are You One?

    All the Traits and Signs of an Empath: Are You One?

    by Rebecca170

  • The television schedules and book stores are full of them, but could you actually find a vampire? Here are a few of the traditional as well as the less well-known places to find a vampire.

    Where to Find a Vampire in Real Life

    Where to Find a Vampire in Real Life

    by Judi Brown96

  • People have been fascinated by the story of Ted the Caver, if not downright scared to the bone. Explore Ted's story of a terrifying encounter in a cave, and read some theories about what might have happened.

    Whatever Happened to Ted the Caver?

    Whatever Happened to Ted the Caver?

    by Marquis Mayhem14

  • So what are the mysterious Min Min Lights that hover in the night skies of Outback Australia? A natural phenomenon that can be explained by science? Or are they UFOs, ghost lights or portents?

    The Mysterious Min Min Lights of Outback Australia

    The Mysterious Min Min Lights of Outback Australia

    by CMHypno32

  • 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.

    True Ghostly Encounters: Can Home Renovations Wake the Dead?

    True Ghostly Encounters: Can Home Renovations Wake the Dead?

    by Cindy Parmiter6

  • Transylvania and Count Dracula come to mind when thinking about vampires. However, Scotland has its own legends of blood sucking creatures of the night...

    Scottish Vampire Legends

    Scottish Vampire Legends

    by Helen Murphy Howell46

  • Where do we go when we die? What happens to us? Is death the end, or is it just the beginning?

    Where Do We Go When We Die?

    Where Do We Go When We Die?

    by Luther Urswick40

  • Has a doll ever given you the heebie jeebies? Well, you haven't heard anything until you hear these three stories of possessed dolls.

    Three Real Cases of Haunted Dolls

    Three Real Cases of Haunted Dolls

    by Theophanes Avery30

  • Learn about interesting theories on why ghosts haunt houses, what they want, why they scare us and what they are still doing here.

    Why Do Ghosts Haunt Us?

    Why Do Ghosts Haunt Us?

    by Luther Urswick14

  • The classic "pickup lines" of fake psychics make suckers out of suffering people who are desperate for an answer to their anguished question,"Why?!"

    16 Things Fake Psychics Say

    16 Things Fake Psychics Say

    by Sylvia Sky11

  • It is said that, at the moment of our birth, each one of us brings a guardian angel with us from the other side. This gentle spirit will remain with us throughout our lives and attempt to guide us along the way. The following accounts beg the question, "Could angels truly walk among us?"

    Four Stories of Guardian Angels: Heavenly Protectors

    Four Stories of Guardian Angels: Heavenly Protectors

    by Cindy Parmiter4

  • Edgar Cayce was a simple man from Kentucky who found he could heal people with medical advice while he was in a trance state. He later was able to see people in other lives and incarnations.

    Edgar Cayce's Reincarnation Views

    Edgar Cayce's Reincarnation Views

    by Jean Bakula41

  • 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.

    The Scent of a Ghost: Smelling a Specter

    The Scent of a Ghost: Smelling a Specter

    by David Halk5

  • Have you ever experienced a haunting? Seen a ghost? Seen your double? This article explores the six types of hauntings, with examples for each.

    The Six Types of Hauntings

    The Six Types of Hauntings

    by Katharine L Sparrow18

  • 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.

    The Winchester Mystery House

    The Winchester Mystery House

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador is one of the oldest cities in North America, and, by many accounts, one of the most haunted. Presented here are three of the many spooky tales from the old city.

    3 True Ghost Stories of Old St. John's

    3 True Ghost Stories of Old St. John's

    by Stephen Barnes9

  • Do our deceased loved ones and relatives communicate with us? There are many experts in the paranormal that say yes. These are signs that our loved ones use to let us know they are still there.

    7 Signs of Contact With the Other Side

    7 Signs of Contact With the Other Side

    by Allisyn Nichols18

  • The Dybbuk (Dibbuk) Box is an item originally put up for sale on eBay by a man named Kevin Mannis back in September 2001. The box is supposedly haunted and contains evil spirits. It has caused great misfortune on those who have owned the box in the past.

    The True Story of the Dybbuk Box and Where It Is Now

    The True Story of the Dybbuk Box and Where It Is Now

    by Marquis Mayhem48

  • 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.

    Twelve Eerie and Haunted Places on Route 66

    Twelve Eerie and Haunted Places on Route 66

    by Tom Lohr0

  • In 1857, an insignificant gemstone was stolen from an Indian temple. The story that followed the theft is a fascinating tale of misfortune and tragedy. Was this stolen jewel haunted by its true owner?

    The Curse of the Delhi Purple Sapphire

    The Curse of the Delhi Purple Sapphire

    by Ann Carney4

  • 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.

    How the Dead Communicate With the Living

    How the Dead Communicate With the Living

    by Cindy Parmiter3

  • An early near-drowning experience in the ocean started years-long experimentation with the art of telepathy, and provided an increased understanding of dolphins too.

    Telepathy and Communication With Dolphins

    Telepathy and Communication With Dolphins

    by Susette Horspool3

  • In 1966, a series of unexplained events would rock the peaceful haven of Point Pleasant, West Virginia, to its core. What began with a string of sightings of an unidentified nocturnal creature would culminate in a tragedy that would forever change the town and its citizens.

    True Mysteries of Time and Space: Mothman and Indrid Cold

    True Mysteries of Time and Space: Mothman and Indrid Cold

    by Cindy Parmiter8

  • 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?

    New York City Sewer Alligators: An Urban Legend Debunked

    New York City Sewer Alligators: An Urban Legend Debunked

    by Ian6

  • A fire breaks out, and a person is consumed by flames! Seems spontaneous, as if some mysterious force has caused it. But, a closer look at details may reveal that such events may have a common cause.

    Facts About the Not-So Spontaneous Human Combustion

    Facts About the Not-So Spontaneous Human Combustion

    by Dean Traylor1

  • 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.

    Can I Become Clairvoyant?

    Can I Become Clairvoyant?

    by Jean Bakula18

  • The Ouija board, as we know it, has been marketed as a game for children for over a century. With that in mind, most people assume that it is a tool of harmless folly. This is the story of a group of friends who would learn the hard way that danger can lurk in the most unlikely of places.

    Be Careful What You Wish For: A True Account of Ouija Board Horror

    Be Careful What You Wish For: A True Account of Ouija Board Horror

    by Cindy Parmiter12

  • Do you find dimes in random places on a regular basis? Does it feel like someone is leaving dimes for you to find? You're not alone. This happens to many people. It could be a sign from beyond.

    Why Do I Keep Finding Dimes Everywhere?

    Why Do I Keep Finding Dimes Everywhere?

    by Setab372

  • Having premonitions? Hearing voices or seeing shadows out of the corner of your eye? Maybe you have extra-sensory perception? Read on to learn more.

    Am I Psychic? 10 Signs of Sixth Sense

    Am I Psychic? 10 Signs of Sixth Sense

    by Bev G121

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