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  • Location: The island of Tasmania. Adorned with national parks and World Heritage Sites, the green wonder once bled with human suffering. The echoes of that time left behind unique and haunting tales.

    Your Guide to the Ghosts of Tasmania

    Your Guide to the Ghosts of Tasmania

    by Jana Louise Smit1

  • Ever wondered what types of things might be considered forms of spiritual communication? Look no further than this comprehensive guide. This isn't short either!

    Common Forms of Spiritual Communication

    Common Forms of Spiritual Communication

    by Eli Scott1

  • Based on a true story from the late 1800's, an old priest is forced to confront a ghost that is haunting a church cemetery. What he discovers is that he has the power to put the spirit to rest, but will his parishioners, a community of German immigrants, come through to help?

    Pennsylvania Haunted Cemetery (Based on a True Story)

    Pennsylvania Haunted Cemetery (Based on a True Story)

    by Carla J Swick14

  • Hatley Castle has a reputation for being haunted. Many have seen previous owners, James and Laura Dunsmuir--long after they died--in the castle. Other ghosts also call this Edwardian Castle home.

    Haunted Hatley Castle

    Haunted Hatley Castle

    by Brenda Robson2

  • The case of the Pollock twins has been one that proponents of reincarnation have venerated for years. Were the identical twin girls the reborn forms of their deceased sisters?

    Reincarnation: Pollock Daughters Reborn?

    Reincarnation: Pollock Daughters Reborn?

    by laymwe014

  • Sleep is supposed to be a time when our bodies and minds rejuvenate and recover from the stress of our waking hours. However, for some among us, a restful night is made impossible by a phenomenon known as sleep paralysis. For them, the night holds only terror as their worst fears become reality.

    Sleep Paralysis:  When Nightmares Come to Life

    Sleep Paralysis: When Nightmares Come to Life

    by Cindy Parmiter10

  • Deep in the desert there are haunted places. From haunted hotels to a ghost train. Some of the old mines have ghostly legends attached to them. Even the Grand Canyon is haunted. The ghosts of Arizona.

    Haunted Places in Arizona

    Haunted Places in Arizona

    by Nathan M31

  • An exquisite mansion with a tumultuous history, the Whaley House in San Diego is one of the state's historical landmarks and is rumored to be haunted. If you are in the area, it is worth a look.

    California Trips: The Whaley House in San Diego

    California Trips: The Whaley House in San Diego

    by Finnegan Williams2

  • 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.

    True Ghostly Tales: The Forlorn Spirit

    True Ghostly Tales: The Forlorn Spirit

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • The beautiful island that Isaac called his paradise is today haunted by his spirit. Some say that Isaac appears at night in the cabin in a misty, pale blue ethereal light and heads out the front door to suffer the same bloody attack, again and again.

    Spirit of Isaac Ebey and Whidbey Island - Haunted Paradise

    Spirit of Isaac Ebey and Whidbey Island - Haunted Paradise

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns24

  • None of us ever really knows how closely death stalks us. By the same token, we can't know how many times we are spared without ever knowing that we were in danger. The hand of fate is truly fickle, but sometimes we are sent a warning of things to come. The outcome is up to us.

    The Messengers:  Four Ominous Encounters With Harbingers of Doom

    The Messengers: Four Ominous Encounters With Harbingers of Doom

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • 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.

    True Tales of Hauntings: The Spoiled Ground

    True Tales of Hauntings: The Spoiled Ground

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • What appeared to be the petrified remains of a three-metre tall man were uncovered in upstate New York and the crowds flocked to see it.

    The Cardiff Giant

    The Cardiff Giant

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • 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!

    Best Haunted Places to Visit in Alabama

    Best Haunted Places to Visit in Alabama

    by Brianna W0

  • As we approach Halloween in the U.S., let us take a break from the horror show that is our current political environment and explore some of the most interesting haunted places in the world.

    4 Haunted Places Just in Time for Halloween

    4 Haunted Places Just in Time for Halloween

    by Todd Bryan2

  • 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.

    Are Ghosts Real? Theoretical Explanations and a Real Life Story

    Are Ghosts Real? Theoretical Explanations and a Real Life Story

    by Robert Ortman1

  • These are the stories of two people who were born acting as hosts to parasites that threatened to destroy them. One of them spent years unaware of the cause of his affliction while the other was forced to live a life of waking nightmares. These are their stories.

    Never Alone: Bizarre Tales of Parasitic Twins

    Never Alone: Bizarre Tales of Parasitic Twins

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • Tragedy plagued one of the most prominent beer families, and many met their fate at the Lemp mansion. Here's my experience spending the night in their haunted house. Paranormal recordings included.

    Is the Lemp Mansion Haunted? My Personal Experience

    Is the Lemp Mansion Haunted? My Personal Experience

    by Lauren Sutton4

  • 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

  • A curious relic can be found in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter known as the War Stone. Legend tells us it was left behind after an epic battle between two giants, but it may also reveal a lost castle.

    The Warring Giants of Dudley & Birmingham

    The Warring Giants of Dudley & Birmingham

    by Pollyanna Jones12

  • I grew up in a haunted house from the time 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. Here's what it was like.

    How Can You Tell If a House Is Haunted?

    How Can You Tell If a House Is Haunted?

    by Layne Holmes2

  • Take a tour of the most haunted locations in Iowa complete with histories, pictures and maps to help you find your way.

    Haunted Places in Iowa

    Haunted Places in Iowa

    by Sarah Switalski7

  • 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

  • If you're traveling through Virginia, how about catching up on history at Major Graham Mansion in Max Meadows. Learn all about the haunting past of this historical building and maybe even check out a ghost tour.

    Major Graham Mansion - Haunted Virginia

    Major Graham Mansion - Haunted Virginia

    by Brianna W9

  • 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 - Urban Legend Debunked

    New York City Sewer Alligators - Urban Legend Debunked

    by Ian6

  • 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.

    Ghostly Animal Encounters: The Haunted Shelter

    Ghostly Animal Encounters: The Haunted Shelter

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • Learn why some say the Ouija board is a real and fun way to contact the spirit world, but others insist it's a dangerous game.

    Does the Ouija Board Really Work?

    Does the Ouija Board Really Work?

    by Luther Urswick20

  • There’s an ancient burial mound in eastern England where locals tell stories of a battle between Viking twins.

    The Ghosts of Mersea Island

    The Ghosts of Mersea Island

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • Scotland's abbeys tell many stories from both this world and the next. They are full of myths, murder, history, romance, and of course, ghosts!

    Haunted Abbeys of Scotland

    Haunted Abbeys of Scotland

    by Helen Murphy Howell27

  • 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.

    When Darkness Falls:  Haunted Schoolhouses

    When Darkness Falls: Haunted Schoolhouses

    by Cindy Parmiter2

  • 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.

    When the Shadows Lengthen:  Haunted Cemeteries

    When the Shadows Lengthen: Haunted Cemeteries

    by Cindy Parmiter2

  • 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 still born 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

  • 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

  • There are few things as frightening as a long stretch of deserted highway on a moonless night. That is, except for someone—or something—unexpectedly emerging from out of the darkness. These stories of the unexplained all revolve around cars and roadways. Enter if you dare.

    Terror on Wheels:  Three Tales of the Unexplained

    Terror on Wheels: Three Tales of the Unexplained

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • I explain the history, fiction, and pseudoscience behind telekinesis/psychokinesis.

    The World of Telekinesis

    The World of Telekinesis

    by Laura Smith0

  • While on a mine tour in Wanlockhead, Scotland, an apparition made an appearance in one of the photos taken. In this article, the author investigates the existence of ghosts from various views, including that of the general public and that of the scientific community.

    Do You Believe Ghosts Are Real?

    Do You Believe Ghosts Are Real?

    by MDresel0

  • 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?

    A Seance With Eusapia Palladino

    A Seance With Eusapia Palladino

    by John Paul Quester0

  • While spending a week vacationing in Indianapolis, I discovered some unusual and creepy tales from the great state of Indiana. With any luck, you the reader will find my discoveries as interesting as I have.

    Indiana Urban Legends, Monsters, and Haunted Places

    Indiana Urban Legends, Monsters, and Haunted Places

    by DS Duby26

  • After the Comstock Lode ended in 1898, the population of residents was drastically reduced. People left for other mining towns. Those who died are buried in the cemeteries, but some spirits linger on.

    Virginia City, Nevada and Her Spirits of the Past

    Virginia City, Nevada and Her Spirits of the Past

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns15

  • Discover traits that could indicate you are an empath. Coping strategies for empaths are included!

    Am I an Empath?

    Am I an Empath?

    by Sharon OBrien16

  • Derren Brown is a British illusionist who says “mind readers” cannot read minds. He is not alone.

    Mind Reading Is Fake

    Mind Reading Is Fake

    by Rupert Taylor9

  • Borley Rectory in Essex has long had the reputation of being a place where ghostly apparitions were frequently observed.

    Britain’s Most Haunted House

    Britain’s Most Haunted House

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • 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.

    Ernest Hemingway's Haunted Key West Home

    Ernest Hemingway's Haunted Key West Home

    by Stephen Barnes6

  • It is not unheard of for the spirits of the departed to remain behind in the places that they frequented in life. In some cases, these restless souls remain earthbound simply because they cannot accept their mortality. This is one woman's story of her father's death and its unexpected aftermath.

    True Ghost Stories:  In Her Father's Shadow

    True Ghost Stories: In Her Father's Shadow

    by Cindy Parmiter2

  • Rhuddlan Castle in Wales is said to be haunted by the spirit of a maiden who refused her father's wishes to marry. The story of the Knight of the Blood Red Plume tells how her ghost came to be.

    The Ghost of Rhuddlan Castle

    The Ghost of Rhuddlan Castle

    by Pollyanna Jones14

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