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  • 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 cryptid13

  • 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

  • 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

  • With literally hundreds to choose from, the intrepid ghost hunter is spoilt for choice when visiting the Emerald Isle. Here are just ten haunted castles in Ireland that are well worth a visit.

    Haunted Irish Castles

    Haunted Irish Castles

    by Ann Carney0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The history of the Lemp brewing family lives on in the old mansion that some believe to be haunted. Currently the house is a popular restaurant and inn, featuring ghost tours and other special events.

    The Legacy of the Lemp Mansion

    The Legacy of the Lemp Mansion

    by KT Dunn1

  • 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

  • When we lose someone close to us, the grief can be overwhelming—it is normal to look for signs that they have reached the other side and are content in their new surroundings. The following experiences are two instances when messages arrived, carried on the wings of the most unlikely of couriers.

    Gifts From Beyond:  When Lost Loved Ones Send Messages From the Afterlife

    Gifts From Beyond: When Lost Loved Ones Send Messages From the Afterlife

    by Cindy Parmiter0

  • 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 Patrick Williamson2

  • 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

  • Some people have claimed to be able to communicate —in writing— the words of dead people. How much credence can be given to such claims?

    What Is Automatic Writing?

    What Is Automatic Writing?

    by John Welford3

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sacred Geometry is an evolved intelligence of energy vortexes that create sacred space and unify all things.

    Adventures in Sacred Geometry

    Adventures in Sacred Geometry

    by awakeningwellness72

  • Are there demons lurking in the shadows? Is your tuxedo cat safe on Halloween? Read on for a concise introduction to one of the most bizarre moral panics of the 20th century.

    The Satanic Panic: A Brief Summary

    The Satanic Panic: A Brief Summary

    by Kennedi Brown0

  • 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

  • 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

  • Location: The city of Kimberley, South Africa. Founded in 1871 during the diamond rush, Kimberley's history holds war, a siege and the famous Barney Benato and Cecil John Rhodes rivalry.

    Your Guide to the Ghosts of Kimberley

    Your Guide to the Ghosts of Kimberley

    by Jana Louise Smit2

  • 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

  • Are there strange things zooming through the sky? Why can't anyone see them with the naked eye? Photographers claim to have recorded these cryptids. Real or not, there's more than meets the eyes.

    Roswell Rods: A New Species or a Technical Glitch?

    Roswell Rods: A New Species or a Technical Glitch?

    by Dean Traylor0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Nadel2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • History, legends, and photographs of the Myrtles Plantation, a tourist site and inn near St. Francisville, Louisiana, approximately 30 miles north of Baton Rouge.

    The Mystique of the Myrtles Plantation

    The Mystique of the Myrtles Plantation

    by KT Dunn0

  • 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

  • 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

  • Have you ever gone to the library or bookstore searching for an answer and the exact book you need shows up right in front of you?

    The Library Angel Harahel

    The Library Angel Harahel

    by Suzanne Sheffield17

  • 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 Parmiter0

  • 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

  • Leap Castle is the most haunted castle in Ireland. Up to twenty ghosts haunt its ancient halls—they are a testament to its brutal and bloody history.

    Leap Castle: Ireland’s Most Haunted

    Leap Castle: Ireland’s Most Haunted

    by Ann Carney0

  • Haunted Insane Asylums Haunted Insane Asylum Haunted Criminally Insane Asylum Illness, tragedy , and death are only but a few of the freakishly hellish things that occurred in these places. The history itself is enough to make one's skin crawl but the residual energy it has cast over these buildings have long kept the dead from leaving....

    Some of the Most Haunted Insane Asylums on Earth

    Some of the Most Haunted Insane Asylums on Earth

    by Elizabeth69

  • You don't have to be M.I.B. to investigate that bump in the night. If you gather data when everyone else runs away screaming, then you might just be a paranormal investigator.

    Your Guide to Studying the Supernatural

    Your Guide to Studying the Supernatural

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • 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

  • 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, and concludes that in a certain way maybe ghosts do exist after all.

    Can Science Explain Why People See Ghosts?

    Can Science Explain Why People See Ghosts?

    by K S Lane7

  • 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

  • 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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