Paranormal News For July 14, 2012

GHOSTS, POLTERGEISTS, HAUNTINGS:

Haunted Memphis: Elmwood Cemetery deep in mystery
Among the thousands of headstones resting at Elmwood Cemetery, a stretch of land is bare with only one indication of the 1,400 bodies that are beneath it. It’s the grave of Mattie Stephenson, a jilted bride who died of a disease she was trying to cure. The historic cemetery, which opened in 1852, has been deemed haunted by local paranormal investigator Allison Buckley because of this one gravestone, but few believe in the horror behind the unnamed bodies that rest in “No Man’s Land.”..

A haunting at the Legion?
The headline of the tragedy read “Mother Kills Daughter And Shoots Self.” Nearly 75 years later, the story is still being told and debates continue about strange occurrences and alleged sightings of apparitions at the Salamanca American Legion…

Ghosts on camera. Who you gonna call?
A ghost hunter has captured a “paranormal attack” on film, giving everyone one more reason to visit Cairns. But a trip to the abandoned town of Maytown five hours west of Cairns recently still has him shaking in his boots, the Cairns Post reports…

Charlie Sheen: I can see ghosts
Charlie Sheen claims he can see dead people. The ‘Anger Management’ star believes that he has started to see the ghosts of dearly departed friends during visits to their grieving families. Charlie revealed that in recent months he has had two eerie encounters that he cannot explain…

The Psi Session: modern seance or psychology of spirit?
Long before weekend warriors began to hunt lonely graveyards and haunted homes by night, sporting the titles of “ghost hunters” and “paranormal investigators,” and even before there were the parapsychologists of yesteryear hunting ESP and PK in the laboratory, there were the spiritualists. Especially toward the end of the nineteenth century, it was a popular pastime for those interesting in interacting with the neither realm to utilize “spiritual sciences” as medium for contacting the dead…

CREATURES:

Forty years later, debate over ‘Momo the Missouri Monster’ lingers
The Sasquatch-like creature stood tall like a man – just bigger, stinkier and hairier – cradling a dead dog under one arm and growling. The stench from ole’ Big Foot was horrific and sickening before the creature darted back into the rural Missouri woods…

PSYCHIC PHENOMENA:

What does telepathy between twins have to do with life after death?
When the Society for Psychical Research (SPR) was founded back in 1882, the primary focus was said to be the study of what was then called thought-transference, renamed “telepathy” by Frederic W. H. Myers, (below) one of the SPR founders. Had Myers and the other SPR founders admitted that they were really searching for evidence of the survival of consciousness after death…

Your sixth sense
Perhaps you’ve lived this moment before. Perhaps you’re seeing yourself at a distance, as never before. Anomalous experiences are real and life-changing. That doesn’t mean they occur outside your own head…

TIME AND SPACE:

Explaining the unexplained
Britain released an archive of X-Files detailing government UFO briefings and probes into unexplained sightings, including one above Chelsea football club. The 25 files released by The National Archives include “a lengthy briefing on UFO policy to then Prime Minister Tony Blair’s office” along with a job description for the post of UFO desk officer, described as the “weirdest job in Whitehall”…

Huge vortex spied on Saturn moon
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has spotted a swirling green mass of gas at the south pole of Saturn’s moon Titan…

MEDIA – BOOKS, MOVIES, TV:

‘Destination Truth’ season premiere: searching for the Vietnamese Bigfoot
On the Season 5 Premiere of “Destination Truth” Josh Gates and his team were searching for hominid cryptids in Vietnam. Specifically, they were hunting the one known as Batutut, a.k.a., the Vietnamese Bigfoot…

Hung producers bringing new supernatural program to Showtime
A few years back, Showtime produced a strange and short-lived supernatural series called Dead Like Me that was eventually told a third season would not work due to problems with the program and its network. The show featured former humans who were given second chances as grim reapers and was a pretty successful endeavor for Showtime at the time. Now, the network is taking a second look at the dead coming back to life, but are doing so in a very different sort of manner…

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