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.
Around the British Isles, there are numerous old houses that contain a human skull. Some act as a talisman, whilst dire warnings are given about removing others. We investigate these macabre trophies.
The Dyatlov Pass is located in the Ural Mountains of Western Russia. On February 2, 1959, nine experienced ski hikers died under extremely strange and somewhat frightening circumstances.
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!
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Attempts are being made to unravel the mystery surrounding ghosts and hauntings, but the results are inconclusive.
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.
If there’s anything guaranteed to send a nervous tremor through a community, it’s the local newspaper printing a headline such as “Anesthetic Prowler on the Loose.”
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.
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.
Read two actual examples of what you'll get when you pay $80 to online clairvoyant astrologers, Jenna or Norah. More detailed and personal than their free introductory readings, but are they authentic? Will their predictions come true? By Sylvia Sky of Horoscope Review.
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.
At the height of the spiritualism craze in the 19th century, audiences could be easily convinced certain experts had contact with the supernatural world.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the 1880s, a huge red beast terrorized the Arizona Territory, and stories of its appearance grew more and more grotesque with each telling.
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.
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.
Take a tour of the most haunted locations in Iowa complete with histories, pictures and maps to help you find your way.
Have you ever experienced a haunting? Seen a ghost? Seen your double? This article explores the six types of hauntings, with examples for each.
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.
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?
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.
Many visitors and employees of the Sandusky Mall in Sandusky, Ohio report encounters with a mysterious ghost known only as the Lady in Red.
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
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.
What are your odds of winning a lawsuit against a psychic scammer or clairvoyant? Being inaccurate or unethical is not a crime, so what would make a psychic liable?
There’s an ancient burial mound in eastern England where locals tell stories of a battle between Viking twins.
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!
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.
There are a lot of strange things lurking in the wilds of Oklahoma. Here are a few that you may not have heard of before.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Peter Stumpp was a man who lived during the 16th century and was thought to have been an actual werewolf.
Borley Rectory in Essex has long had the reputation of being a place where ghostly apparitions were frequently observed.
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.
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.
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.