Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any weirder – a woman claims she has captured a creepy paranormal figure at an abandoned hospital.Kayleigh Love, from Swansea, filmed the footage during a walk-through of a former mental asylum in south Wales around two months ago….
- Supernatural games have always been popular with both young and old. Just think about games such as ‘Bloody Mary’ and
- The William Westerfeld House sits on the corner of Fulton and Scott Streets in San Francisco, CA. Anyone heading east
- The division between possession, insanity and mental imbalance is a very thin veil.
- Georgia’s rich history, beautiful landscape and inviting southern charm make it an excellent pick for anyone wanting to visit. And
- Do you have a poltergeist or just rats?
- The Tokoloshe Will Kill You. So better get your bed on bricks.
- Have you heard of all the paranormal goings on after a disaster like a tsunami. We look at one of the best cases of ghost sightings after a tsunami.
- Executed in 1739 at the Knavesmire in York, infamous highwayman Dick Turpin is said to haunt the city, but do facts really tally with fiction? Author Amy Flint investigates to see if there's any truth to the myth.
- The Hypthosis of Ted Bundy
- In our serial killer series this week, we take a look at one of America’s most prolific serial killers in
- Have you heard how Bran Castle, a.k.a. Dracula’s Castle, is offering Romanians and tourists alike the COVID-19 vaccination? If you haven’t already gotten yours, and if it was feasible to […]
- Let’s answer one of the questions posed in the title right off the bat: when is National Twilight Zone Day? It always falls on May 11. The trickier questions to […]
- Are you a fan of Blumhouse horror movies? Did you attend the first BlumFest virtual event around Halloween last year? If you missed it, /Film recently reported that Jason Blum […]
- “Don’t forget,” I reminded my husband as we boarded the train bound for the main terminal, “I want to stop and see Greg the Gargoyle again.” “Why? You’ve already done […]
- Have you’ve been waiting for certain shows to migrate from discovery+ to Travel Channel? If so, there’s a good mix of season premieres, season finales, and new episode premieres among […]
- It’s not an active period on discovery+ from May 10-23, but there are some highlights to be aware of. Particularly if you suffer from pediophobia, or a fear of dolls. […]
- Are you old enough to remember when the “original” Star Wars first came out in 1977? If not because you saw it for the first time decades later, you may […]
- Updated May 4, 2021 with names of winners (below) Life is funny, isn’t it? One place might suffer a drought while at the same time another endures flooding. The Weird […]
- Alfred Hitchcock died on April 29, 1980, and won’t ever make a movie again, but he certainly earned his moniker, “The Master of Suspense.” Many Alfred Hitchcock movies are revered […]
- Besides becoming an astronaut and hitching a ride to the International Space Station, is there another way you can see it? Like from Earth without having to leave this atmosphere? […]
Sometimes very strange things happen and we often times don’t have a camera. Here are however, events that were captured on camera.
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GHOSTS, HAUNTINGS & POLTERGEISTS:
12 creepy abandoned places you’ll probably find ghosts living in
Instead of going to that fake (but still great!) “haunted house” attraction that’s set up in your town, why don’t you go and seek out a real scary house? Behold, 12 super-creepy abandoned homes that are just begging to scare the living daylights out of you…
Ghost hunter claims 100% proof of paranormal activity at Sallie House of Kansas
Known as the most haunted house in America, the Sallie House has been widely reported to be a center for paranormal activity. After investigating the house several times from 2010-2013 and being face to face with extreme paranormal and demonic activity, Tim Wood, LiveSciFi.tv creator and lead ghost hunter, decided to visit the house again this Halloween season…
Top haunted destinations in the U.S
According to the National Retail Federation, 20.3 percent of Americans plan on visiting a haunted attraction this fall. Research further shows that many thrill-seekers carefully plan vacations and weekend getaways specifically around visiting America’s top haunted attractions…
Ghosts watching the lakes: Tales of haunted lighthouses
Still standing watch on the shores of the Great Lakes, Michigan’s lighthouses don’t have live-in keepers anymore, but stories say they don’t watch alone…
(Also read: Haunted Lighthouses and Their Ghosts)
Survey reveals 78% of Irish people believe in the supernatural
Irish folklore is steeped in tales of ghouls, ghosts and demons and our historical obsession with all things Supernatural remains as potent today. The poll also indicates that the Banshee is the most feared mythical creature with 44% of those surveyed revealing expressed their terror of the age-old phenomenon…
Paranormal expert plans new Loch Ness Monster hunt
A top paranormal expert is planning a return trip to the Highlands for his latest bid to track down the elusive Loch Ness Monster. Athens-based investigator Johnathan Bright snapped an infrared picture of a “monstrous head” coming out of the water on his first trip to Loch Ness in 2011…
Mythic and mystery beasts of Hawaii
Whereas other states of the U.S.A. have attracted considerable cryptozoological attention over the years, it is a strange yet true fact that Hawaii’s mythic and mystery beasts have received far less notice. The present article reveals the hitherto little-realized variety of anomalous wildlife reported from the 50th state…
Puppy-sized spider surprises scientist in rainforest
Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mammal, such as a possum or a rat…
Psychic John Edward helps you harness your sixth sense
Edward, whose syndicated talk shows, Crossing Over with John Edward and John Edward Cross Country, has for more than 25 years brought a thought-provoking attitude to the world of psychic phenomena. And he says that what he does, we can all do, and that we all possess an ability towards psychic intuition…
LIFE AFTER DEATH:
Are these glimpses of the after-life?
Top brain surgeon who claims he saw heaven while in a coma reveals the stories of others who say they have had similar life-changing experiences. Neurosurgeon Dr Eben Alexander was convinced out-of-body experiences were hallucinations — until he went into a coma himself and had what he now believes was a glimpse of heaven…
TIME & SPACE:
UFO spotted above the moon’s surface: Explorers from another planet? (video)
UFO moves along the Moon above the surface as if it is scoping things out. Are other life forms exploring much like the folks on Earth are doing on Mars today with all the technology based on and around the red planet?…
Is it a bird, is it a plane? No – it’s a mystery man flying past an Airbus full of passengers
Pilots of Airbus 320 left stunned when a ‘flying man’ passed their aircraft. The man flew within 100 metres of the plane as it made its descent into Manchester Airport. There was no sign of him on the radar and neither pilot could see a canopy suspending him. There was also no sign of him on the radar and further checks failed to reveal any paragliders, parachutists or balloonists in the area at the time…
(Also read: Unsolved: Flying Humanoids)
ANGELS & DEMONS:
Clouds form a perfect angel in the sky – complete with halo
A woman playing with her children in the countryside was stunned to look up and see the shape of an angel perfectly-formed in the clouds – complete with halo…
No explanation for boom and debris field over Louisiana
A mysterious boom heard on Monday, October 13, at 4:30 pm over the ArkLaTex area (intersection of Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas) has still not been identified. Residents of Shreveport in the northwest corner of Louisiana described the sound as being similar to a sonic boom that was powerful enough to rattle walls and windows, knock objects off of shelves and in one case lift a couch off of the floor…
Mysterious spontaneous combustions return to Sicilian city
Things are suddenly catching fire for no apparent reason in the small Sicilian village of Canneto di Caronia. That was true in January of 2004 and it’s happening again today as residents report the spontaneous combustion of things like mattresses, beds, cars, unplugged appliances and switched-off cell phones…
(Also read: The Facts About Spontaneous Human Combustion)
The Earth’s magnetic field could flip within our lifetime
Earth’s magnetic field is constantly shifting, and roughly every 200,000 to 300,000 years it flips north and south completely. We’re currently overdue for a switcheroo—and scientists now say it could happen in a time as short as 100 years, potentially altering life in unexpected ways…
GHOSTS, HAUNTINGS & POLTERGEISTS:
CCTV captures ‘ghosts’ haunting Yorkshire antiques shop
Footage captured in the Barnsley Antiques Centre appears to show pictures suddenly falling off walls and a glass cabinet shattering. A white mist and a glowing orb are also spotted hovering over the shop floor…
Haunted house claims to offer ghostly experience
A San Antonio haunted house is said to offer visitors more than scares this Halloween season. Terror Mansion, located at 414 West Laurel, claims to offer a true paranormal experience. At the start of the 2014 Halloween season, visitors claimed to see an apparition in the form of a little person or small child in one of the back hallways…
The most haunted places in Atlanta
Atlanta is the most populated city in Georgia, but its residents are more than the living. The streets of Atlanta are said to be packed with roaming ghosts. Numerous are the haunted locations in this city, so below are the most haunted places in Atlanta…
Paranormal activity at the Hotel del Coronado: Have you seen Kate Morgan?
The venerable Hotel del Coronado, San Diego’s landmark Pacific resort, has been experiencing paranormal activity for as long as anyone can remember — and with good reason. With more than 125 years of history behind her, it’s no surprise that this Victorian masterpiece has had its share of ghostly guests…
GHOSTS, HAUNTINGS & POLTERGEISTS:
Ghosts in the attic or bats in the belfry?
Old wooden buildings can be full of drafts and creaks. Wind and weather make the wood contract and expand, causing all kinds of sounds and effects. But could unexpected occurrences in some of Townsend’s oldest buildings have another cause? Memorial Hall, built in 1894, is the newest public building that just might host a ghost…
The real ghosts of Sleepy Hollow
For centuries, one location in the United States has captivated the collective creepy imagination. Its mere mention is enough to mentally transport us to a moonlit dirt road in dark, creepy woods…
Black eyed child of Cannock Chase: Is this the first photograph ever of the infamous spectre?
Is this spooky snap the first time an infamous ghost known as The Black Eyed Child has been captured on camera? That’s the chilling claim of top psychic Christine Hamlett…
Port Douglas on yowie watch after close encounters with strange beasts
Port Douglas is on yowie watch after a man reported a terrifying run-in with an unknown creature last week. Sightings of yowies – or bunyips and quinkans, as they are known by Aboriginal people – have been reported since early European settlement and appear in ancient Australian cave paintings…
Can you guess how many Bigfoots there are in North America?
There are many ways to determine how squatchy a location is and one of them is based on the black bear population estimates. The BFRO method is to take the black bear population in an area and divide it by 68 and that should give you a estimate of the Bigfoot population…
Psychic scrubbers all the rage in New York
A new phenomenon has been sweeping through New York. Space clearers are also known as psychic scrubbers. Space clearers cleanse your home of undermining and enervating energy, bad vibrations and negative spirits…
LIFE AFTER DEATH:
South Shields woman’s text from the grave
A woman was horrified to receive a text message from her grandmother’s phone number – three years after her death. When Lesley Emerson died in 2011 some of her favourite things were buried with her, including her mobile phone. Sheri Emerson, of South Shields, said she found comfort in texting her but was stunned to get a reply, saying: “I’m watching over you”…
(Also read: Freaky Phone Calls)
In search of an African monster
Within the ancient folklore and mythology of the people of the Gambia, West Africa, there exist stories of a terrifying creature known as the Kikiyaon. It may justifiably be said that the beast was an African equivalent of other such legendary, monstrous entities of times long gone, such as gargoyles and harpies, in the sense that the Kikiyaon was a humanoid-style beast with the ability to soar the skies…
Quantum Creation: Does the Supernatural Lurk in the Fourth Dimension?
In this book, Peck takes the reader on a scientific and theological journey through quantum mechanics, time, and the fourth spatial dimension. Peck explains that when there is proper interpretation of scripture and scientific observation, they will agree in full. Of course, this means one has to foundationally believe that the Bible contains absolute truth…
A collection of videos that might show the creature known as Bigfoot, Sasquatch or Yeti.
Bigfoot and the Cherokee Hill
A Cherokee elder takes Bigfoot researcher Bart Nunnelly into the sacred grounds where the giant creature has been known to Native Americans for generations
No one can deny that computers and electronics have revolutionized life on this planet. There are electronic controls and computer chips in everything from the small appliances that toast our bread to the cars we drive, and make possible myriad forms of new entertainment, from DVDs to video games and iPods. We’re just at the beginning of this remarkable revolution.
And now many serious and casual researchers are claiming that some of this gadgetry can be useful in a quite unexpected way: to contact the dead… or at least allow the dead to contact us.
Obviously, these claims are highly controversial. They make many assumptions: that there is life after death, that the dead are interested in contacting us, and that they have the means by which to do so. Assuming all that, many people experimenting with electronic voice phenomena (EVP) and instrumental transcommunication (ITC) say they have received messages from “the other side” through tape recorders, VCRs, televisions, telephones and even computers. It seems we may no longer exclusively need Ouija boards, psychics and mediums to contact dear deceased Uncle Harold… just turn on the TV instead. Yes, even spiritulism has entered the electronic age.
These phenomena have manifest themselves since the appearance of the instruments themselves. EVP (electronic voice phenomena), for example, has been reported for well over 30 years: unexplained voices heard faintly on magnetic recording tape. It’s said that even Thomas Edison experimented with devices for spirit communication. Investigators around the world are trying to get to the bottom of EVP and ITC, endeavoring to explain, in one way or another, how these voices are encoded on audio tape, how unexplained images appear on video tape and TV screens, where phantom phone calls come from and how computers can relay messages from “the beyond.”
Here are some interesting cases of EVP and ITC, about which you can read more at the links provided:
Two of the pioneers of EVP were Konstantin Raudive, a Swedish psychology professor, and Fredrich Juergenson, a Swedish filmmaker. In the late 1950s, Raudive began to hear words recorded on blank audio tape and eventually made more than 100,000 recordings. (A CD of some of this recordings is even available.) Around the same time, Juergenson first captured unexplained voices while taping bird songs outdoors. He continued his research for over 25 years.
Is ITC phenomenon genuine? relates how Belling and Lee, a British laboratory, conducted some experiments in EVP, suspecting that the “spirit voices” were actually caused by ham radio broadcasts bouncing off the ionosphere. The tests were conducted by one of the leading sound engineers in Britain, and when phantom voices were recorded on factory-fresh tape, he was baffled. “I cannot explain what happened in normal physical terms,” he is quoted as saying.
Another interesting case is that of two Italian Catholic priests who in 1952 were trying to record a Gregorian chant, but a wire in their equipment kept breaking. Out of desperation, one of the priests asked his dead father for help. Then, to his amazement, his father’s voice was heard on the tape saying, “Of course I shall help you. I’m always with you.” The priests brought the matter to the attention of Pope Pius XII, who reportedly accepted the genuineness of the phenomenon.
Today, many individuals and groups are experimenting with and gathering EVPs. Dave Oester and Sharon Gill of the International Ghost Hunters Society travel the US collecting EVPs from various haunted sites, and they post many of their recordings on their site.
In 1990, two research teams (one in the U.S. and one in Germany) claimed to have independently developed devices that allowed them to talk to the dead. Using a modified form of ham radio that receives 13 different frequencies at once, the researchers claimed to have held conversations with several people who have passed on to another plane of existence. Dr. Ernst Senkowski, in Germany, said that he contacted a Hamburg dockmaster who died in 1965. “We verified this information,” Senkowski said. “He told us he was well and happy.”
In the U.S., George Meek, director of the MetaScience Foundation in Franklin, N.C., said that more than 25 times he has talked to Dr. George J. Mueller, an electrical engineer who died in 1967 of a heart attack. “Dr. Mueller told us where to find his birth and death certificate records” and other details, Meek said. Supposedly, it all checked out.
In 1985, according to Instrumental Contact with the Dead?, German psychic Klaus Schreiber started receiving pictures of deceased family members on his television. Sometimes just voices would come across, telling Schreiber how to tune his TV for better reception. When Schreiber died soon after, his own image began to show up on the TV screens of some European ITC researchers.
Some researchers have claimed success in capturing ghost images with an instrumental transcommunication (ITC) set-up. With this technique, a video camcorder, connected to a television, is pointed at the television screen. In other words, the camera is recording the image it is simultaneously sending to the TV, creating an endless feedback loop. The frames of the video are then examined one by one, and sometimes ver distinct human faces can be seen. You’ll find examples here:
In January 1996, ITC researcher Adolf Homes received a series of paranormal phone calls, according to Is ITC phenomenon genuine? Reportedly, a female voice said, “This is mother. Mother is going to contact you several times on your phone. As you know, my thoughts are sent in different speech patterns. The vibrational ties with your equipment make our contacts possible…”
Of course, there are also many documented cases of phantom phone calls, or phone calls from the dead. You can read several chilling examples in my article on the subject.
The seeming ability of entities to make contact through a computer were first noticed in Germany in 1980, according to Electronic Links to Other Dimensions & Entities. A researcher received a spontaneous message that appeared first as a series of letters, then words and finally phrases that referred clearly to a deceased friend of the investigator. Four years later, an English professor claimed to have exchanged messages (supposedly this was not e-mail) for over 15 months with a group of advanced entities living in the year 2019 as well as a man from 1546.
In 1984-85, says Instrumental Contact with the Dead?, Kenneth Webster of England said he received 250 communications via several different computers from a person who lived in the 16th century.
Can we believe such stories? Some are so far out that they should be taken with a megadose of salt. And the field of spiritualism and contact with the dead has always been so rampant with charlatans and fraud that there’s no reason to think that that tradition is not being continued with the assistance of electronic devices. But it’s always best to keep a cautiously open mind and welcome legitimate research into this dark, nebulous region of the paranormal.
GHOSTS, HAUNTED PLACES AND POLTERGEISTS:
Paranormal report: The great orb debate
Dave Schrader, Kris Williams, John Zaffis, and Nina De Santo talk orbs…
Council to relocate Newbiggin Hall ‘haunted’ house family (video)
A family who fear their house is haunted can move to a new home, council bosses have agreed…
BBC haunted by Roy Castle
It has emerged that the ghost of Roy Castle has been haunting BBC Television Centre in London’s White City since his death from lung cancer in 1994…
Four notorious haunted places at St. Cloud State University
Seems as though there are more than a couple spots on campus famed for their unexplainable, and at times frightening activity…
Curious conversations with talkative ghosts
There seems to be some evidence that a former resident, who passed away recently, may still be occupying it in some form…
Who’s afraid of ghosts?
In his free time, Petty Officer 1st Class David Frees likes to take a step beyond the unknown…
Crop circle communication
An interesting phenomenon that has been happening throughout history is the crop circle.
Loch Ness Monster-like animal filmed in Alaska?
The alleged sea serpent has a long neck, a horse-like head, large eyes and back bumps that stick out of the water…
Bigfoot tracks spotted in Lincoln’s old stomping grounds
The same area where Abraham Lincoln came to fame (Chatham, IL, a suburb of Springfield) has experienced a rash of unexplained howls at night and some giant footprints investigated by police…
Ken Chaplin’s Ogopogo: Twenty-two years later
On July 18, 1989, a 42 year old car salesman from Kelowna, BC captured something on tape. Ken was a Okanagan Valley native, having lived near the lake all his life…
Patagonian monsters and manlike apes
A petroglyph seems to depict something distinctly shorter and stouter than the regular human stick figures surrounding it…
Psychic helps professor find father
For decades, Prof Sorpong Peou believed his father to be dead – executed by the Khmer Rouge. But a vivid dream and the insistence of a psychic have led the family to an emotional reunion in their home country, Cambodia…
Shock as girl vomits strange objects
Residents of an estate in Nakuru were recently left in shock when a 12-year-old girl started vomiting strange objects…
Woman grows full-sized nipple on the sole of her foot
Lily Allen proudly showed hers off on television, Mark Wahlberg’s famous for his and just last week, Zac Efron was forced to deny he has two.
GHOSTS, HAUNTED PLACES AND POLTERGEISTS:
Ghostly image shocks St. John’s wedding guests
People at a wedding reception at the Newman Wine Vaults in St. John’s believe they caught an image of an uninvited and otherworldly guest. Newlyweds Matt White and Danielle Hann said one of their friends was shocked by the digital image she took at the June 18 event…
Playful poltergeist Nanny Goony haunting Scottish sweet shop
A sweet-toothed ghost has whipped up a storm in a teacup at a village cafe. The friendly “Casper” likes to move sweet jars and other goodies around the tearoom in the night. But the playful poltergeist sometimes makes an appearance during the day. Laura McKirdy and her mum Fiona believe they are being haunted by an old lady dubbed Nanny Goony by folk in Cardross, Dunbartonshire…
Historic haunting: New Gettysburg attraction explores town’s paranormal past
Rene Staub believes in spirits. During his 14 years as a ghost tour guide at the Historic Farnsworth House Inn property in downtown Gettysburg, Pa., he said he’s experienced enough peculiar events to believe that otherworldly beings are present. He’s smelled the scent of blooming flowers in February, listened to screaming women who could feel the presence of ghosts nearby and watched surveillance videos indicating the presence of spirits…
Ghost tourism mulled
Kota Kinabalu: Sabah wants to be known for more than just its scenic surrounding and warm hospitality. This year, the State will introduce to the world its other hidden charm – the spine-chilling, scary-world of supernatural and ghosts! The Ministry of Tourism Culture and Environment is mulling over the idea of having a cultural festival where mythical creatures such as ghosts, are the highlights of the event…
Should Christians believe in ghosts?
The question was recently posed to me by one of my readers. Stuart did not share my assumption that the world may contain ghosts who, among other things, might engage in haunting…
Sasquatch family group footprints reported and examined in northern New Mexico
Bonobomichael: My companion and I, after learning that the New Mexico State Police had looked into a report from campers about strange sounds and huge footprints near La Queva Creek in Glorita, New Mexico, found a series of huge footprints in the area and followed them for approximately three quarters of a mile over varied mountain terrain until they faded out on an extensive rock outcropping…
Looking for Bigfoot in Indian Country
It has been more than 50 years since the legend of Bigfoot first captured the hearts and imaginations of the American public. It has been more than 50 years of sightings, investigations and debunking. But are we any closer to having proof that can pass scientific muster that this tall, hairy being with gigantic feet exists? No one has the answer to that question, yet some Bigfoot experts have figured out that the best place to get the evidence is in Indian country…
Bigfoot face prints: Debunked?
Today’s media coverage of the Fresno Bigfoot “Face prints” turned out as we expected, ambiguous evidence. Although the guys who discovered the prints claimed that they were positive that these prints that were found on a truck’s windows weren’t those of a bear, they failed to really show the world evidence that they said would eclipse the Patterson/Gimlin film.
“Sea monster” found on beach in China
A 55 foot long sea creature that was recently discovered on a beach in Guangdong, China has people buzzing. The massive “Sea Monster,” whose 4.5 ton body was so badly decayed that it could not be identified, was discovered by a local fisherman known only as Hwang…
Large bird like creature seen in Fresno skies
Last week while attending the monthly Fresno Filmmakers Alliance mixer, a friend of mine approached me and asked me if I knew of any thunderbird sightings in the Fresno area as his wife and young son had recently spotted a large bird-like creature with a wing span estimated to be more than 12 feet in width…
Paranormal group seeks help confirming ‘Bigfoot DNA’
A California paranormal group claims to have DNA samples of Bigfoot — concrete evidence of the legendary creature’s existence — but they want help authenticating them. Members of the Sanger Paranormal Society will call upon the public to donate money and resources to their Bigfoot research effort at a Thursday afternoon news conference in Fresno, Calif…
Bigfoot exists: Eyewitness Michael Smith speaks of his Sasquatch encounter
Geno McGahee: I have been a believer in the Sasquatch for quite some time, but there is a lot of nonsense out there. Hoaxers are around every corner, from those that put a costume in a freezer, to those that present a blurry video of a man in a suit walking across the road. It’s hard to take the matter seriously, but there is compelling evidence, most notably, the Patterson Film…
The psychic children
As a leading psychic medium I’ve lost count of the number of times someone has said to me that their children have spoken accurately of ancestors who died long before they were born. They can describe both their character and appearance. It doesn’t surprise me in the least but it can shock those left behind…
Audio conversation with Brad Steiger
Brad Steiger is one of the hard working giants in this field. I was delighted and honored to spend an hour listening to his deep voice on subjects that I find profoundly interesting. When you visit Brad and Sherry’s web-site, be prepared because they have done a LOT of books and research…
Earliest art in the Americas: Ice Age image of mammoth or mastodon found in Florida
Researchers from the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Florida have announced the discovery of a bone fragment, approximately 13,000 years old, in Florida with an incised image of a mammoth or mastodon. This engraving is the oldest and only known example of Ice Age art to depict a proboscidean (the order of animals with trunks) in the Americas…
MEDIA – BOOKS, MOVIES, TV:
Upcoming Global Asylum 3D Movie “A Haunting in Salem” provides milestone
Shannon Benna, an independent producer and creative director specializing in emerging technologies and entertainment media production, has become Hollywood’s “First Female Feature Film Stereographer” through her work on Global Asylum’s upcoming 3D feature film “A Haunting In Salem.” With credits that span traditional film, TV, and interactive content production, Ms. Benna served as On-Set Stereographer during the entire production of that project…
First look: John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe in “The Raven”
Given that he wrote about people who were slowly tortured, buried alive, and haunted by seemingly malevolent animals – and also married his 13-year-old cousin – it’s really saying something when you creep-out Edgar Allan Poe. But that’s what happens in The Raven (out March 9), starring John Cusack as the doomed author in a fictionalized story set in 1849 about the hunt for a serial killer who takes macabre inspiration from his tales.
EARTH MYSTERIES (more)
Crop Circles: Created by Sound? (added 6/16)
The force of sound may be a logical explanation for the previously unexplained phenomena of crop circles.
Scientific Proof of Burning in Crop Circle Plants (added 5/5)
There have been many reports over the years about possibly “burned” plants in crop formations, but in 2010 seedheads from a Dutch formation have provided scientific proof of actual burning.
GHOSTS and HAUNTINGS (more)
Tales of the Unquiet Dead (added 5/19)
Is the funeral industry shy about reporting their ghostly incidents? Here are some haunted goings-on at the funeral parlor.
Who Or What Are The Shadow People? (added 5/26)
Shadow people, also known as shadow folk or shadow beings, are usually attracted to one person or location for unknown reasons, this site says.
HUMAN MYSTERIES (more)
The Astral Plane (added 4/21)
The author tells of his remarkable discovery of the astral plane when he was a young boy in England, and then later in Connecticut.
Crystalinks: Doppelganger (added 3/17)
A doppelganger is the ghostly or in some cases, a physical double of a living person. The term has come to refer to any double or look-alike of a person, most commonly in reference to a so-called evil twin, or to bilocation.
Vampires and Disease (added 5/19)
This monster did not keep a polite distance; he was a friend, a neighbor or husband. He was a corpse who returned from the grave to kill.
LIFE AFTER DEATH and REINCARNATION (more)
How to Run A Home Séance (added 5/5)
Does mediumistic ability exist within the circle of your family and friends? Here is how you may find it and put it to work.
What Happens During a Life Review? (added 3/17)
This study is a review of 319 NDErs responses to questions about the near-death experience and the life review, changed beliefs, life changes, and universal order/purpose.
LOST WORLDS and MYSTERIOUS CIVILIZATIONS (more)
Ancient American Artifacts (added 4/14)
Video: Fascinating evidence in the form of artifacts from northern Michigan that provide evidence of European habitation of North America long before Columbus.
MAD SCIENTISTS and WEIRD SCIENCE (more)
Anti-Gravity Machines, Devices, Propulsion and Research (added 5/19)
Here you will find information on anti-gravity inventions, machines, perpetual motion inventions, and much more related to anti-gravity technology.
MYSTICS, PROPHETS and PROPHECIES (more)
The Occult World of CG Jung (added 7/23)
How a near-death experience transformed the psychologist’s attitude to the world of mysticism and magic.
OUIJA BOARD and DIVINATION (more)
Ouija Board – A History (added 6/9)
This article examines the Ouija’s origins, its paranormal aspects, the psychological angle, and more.
PARANORMAL BASICS (more)
The Bent Spoon Magazine (added 6/9)
This online magazine in PDF format labels itself as “the skeptical magazine for the true believer,” and includes Q&As between those with opposing viewpoints, interviews with investigators and thinkers, and articles critical of believers and skeptics alike.
PLANETARY and LUNAR ANOMALIES (more)
Mars Fossil Images (added 5/26)
This site presents several photos taken by the Mars rovers that show objects that look very much like fossils found on Earth.
NASA’s Anomalies Above the Moon (added 6/9)
This YouTube video is a compilation of NASA film taken by the Apollo missions that include anomalies on and around the moon. Some are rather intriguing.
PSYCHIC PHENOMENA (more)
10 Ways to Develop Psychic Abilities (added 6/16)
Everyone has some psychic tendencies, this site says. We are all born with psychic abilities, but society conditions us to hide them. Here are 10 ways to improve your psychic abilities.
Psychic Spies (added 4/7)
Whatever happened to America’s remote viewers? To understand what has happened to remote viewing since the death of the programme, it helps to understand why the programme was killed.
Psychic Test (added 5/26)
This site presents several different visual tests you can try to see if you might have some psychic ability.
RELIGIOUS MYSTERIES and MIRACLES (more)
The Apparition at Knock Ireland, 1879 (added 5/5)
The apparition was like a three-dimensional, life-like sculpture that never moved, like a well done holographic projection.
What Is a Demon? (added 4/21)
Demonology is a hot topic in Fortean circles currently. But what is a demon? There are various theories by various experts with varied world views.
TIME-DIMENSION TRAVEL (more)
Train Ride to a Parallel Dimension (added 11/18)
A fascinating tale and analysis of a woman who had a bizarre experience traveling in Scotland. When she stepped off of her train, did she enter a time warp?
WEIRD CREATURES and MONSTERS (more)
Bownessie (added 4/7)
No one is sure if the sightings of strange creatures in the lake over the years are linked, but they are treated that way by those who have witnessed the “lake monster”.
Congo: Mystery Beasts from the Heart of Darkness (added 4/21)
There a number of other lesser known mystery animals with allegedly dinosaurian identities from in and around the Congo basin region.
Top 20 Bigfoot Sightings (added 6/16)
This article should more properly be called the “Top 20 Bigfoot Sightings on Video” since they are all fairly recent, except for the Patterson-Gimlin film. They vary in quality.
House torments child with whispers of violence
Three years after the Smithmeyers moved into their newly constructed home in Liberty, Mo., strange occurrences slowly appeared in their lives. After four years of unexplained bumps and slamming doors – things started targeting the children…
Ghosts spooked ‘X-Men- First Class’ cast at ancient British mansion
The cast and crew of X-Men- First Class has revealed that the Anglefield House in Berkshire, England where they were stationed for the shoot, was haunted…
Spooky experiences reported at Galion’s Brownella Cottage
Bishop William Montgomery Brown is obviously a prankster. The deceased man who some think still inhabits Brownella Cottage likes to open doors, mess with alarms and play with those who visit his home…
Mysterious fire woman pays debt of gratitude to spiritualist
For a whole month, hundreds of mysterious fires broke out in a 73-year-old widow’s house in rural Kelantan. When her problem ended, she pledged to come to Penang to thank one of the paranormal experts who came to her aid…
Bizarre, unexplained creature photographed in Mexico
Last year, people in the small Mexican town of Chiquimitío were startled by the arrival of this bizarre creature. They took a few pictures and a short cell video, but this remains one of the clearest images of its head. What is it?..
Bigfoot group watchful along flooded Missouri River
They haven’t seen anything yet, but a group searching for proof of Bigfoot is alert for reports along the Missouri River, where they believe heavy flooding could disrupt the legendary creature’s normal comings and goings…
Muddy prints bring Bigfoot researchers to Gibsonville
At first, Bernadette and Leonard Braley didn’t pay much attention to the spots of mud on the road about 50 feet from their home on Quartz Court in Gibsonville last October. But then the Braleys began looking at the mud more closely and thought they looked a lot like footprints. Leonard grabbed the measuring tape and Bernadette a camera. They took photos of what they thought were 16-inch muddy footprints…
A sixteenth century dinosaur
At first glance, the strange animal pictured on the left looks like a small theropod dinosaur — or at any rate, a rather cartoony caricature of one. Admittedly it has some undinosaurlike features such as horns and long droopy ears, and it doesn’t appear to have any forelimbs… but with its thick tail, birdlike legs and reptilian head it looks more like a dinosaur than anything else!
The giant salamander theory at Loch Ness
This is mostly here as a footnote. At the time that the “Monster” was breaking into news in 1933, local fishermen, boat-workers, dockmen and sailors allowed there had been scuttlebut there was a “Salamander” in the Loch which had been told of from time to time. Rupert T Gould eventually came to the theory that the Loch Ness Monster was a gigantic longnecked newt, which can be related to Charles Gould’s earlier theory that the Sea-serpent was a giant salamander, citing the Chinese giant salamander as the model to build the theory on…
Animal mutilation in Argentina
Residents of the Los Eucaliptos district saw their habitual calm disturbed by a macabre discovery made by children playing along the intermittent Cuchi Corral creek. It was the carcass of a dog missing the rear half of its body and all of its entrails, as can be attested by the images accompanying this note.
Is Google censoring Nibiru Planet X or is it just more 2012 paranoia?
The supposedly hush-hush conspiracy is known as Nibiru or “Planet X.” Today, people prognosticate the end of the world, creating dramatic YouTube videos featuring footage of natural disasters, while scientists attempt to explain the threat in coherent terms, many of which downplay the imminent danger…
Shroud of Turin is a fake created by famous master Giotto, claims Italian art expert
The Shroud of Turin was made by medieval artist Giotto, it was claimed yesterday. The 14ft length of fabric, said to be the burial cloth of Christ, bears a faint image of a man and appears to be stained by blood. However carbon-dating tests have suggested it was produced between 1260 and 1390…
Psychic led police to Texas mass grave hoax?
The chaos that ensued Tuesday (June 7) as helicopters, reporters and onlookers descended upon what a “psychic” claimed was the scene of a grisly mass murder at a rural farmhouse in Houston, Texas, may suggest that psychics help out police on tricky cases. Well, in this particular case, what the woman claiming to be a psychic insisted would be dozens of dismembered bodies, including those of children – a la “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” – turned out to be nothing…
Psychics becoming popular in news reports
Psychics have always had a sort of stigma attached to their gifts when it comes to skeptics and rabid opponents of “the occult.” It doesn’t help when out of the many who claim to be psychic, only a very select few people actually harness ESP abilities.
Unexplained events and paranormal experiences
A haunted history lesson
Atchison group makes film about The Sallie House. Several people pass by a little two-story house on North Second Street in Atchison every day. What’s surprising is how few people know about all of the bizarre things that have allegedly happened there…
The healing power of prayer?
Health and religion have always been intertwined, most obviously through prayer on behalf of the sick. Does intercessory prayer for sick people actually help heal them? For thousands of years some people have believed so. But new Brandeis University research in the Journal of Religion this month shows that over the last four decades, medical studies of intercessory prayer—the prayer of strangers at a distance—actually say more about the scientists conducting the studies than about the power of prayer to heal…
Chile: What the Devil…?
“What the devil is in this photo?” The text goes on to say: Rosa Araya says that the only thing she did was take a photo of her nephews in the backyard of her house in Montegrande to finish a roll of film. Upon developing the roll, she became aware of two things. She had only focused on the boys’ heads and that some strange luminous dots forming a sort of saucer appeared over the skies of Valle de Elqui. Ufologist Patricio Diaz, when consulted by the “El Dia” newspaper, dismissed the possibility that the image was a hoax…
Witches’ coven claims religious persecution after church hall ban
A coven of witches is accusing the Roman Catholic church of religious persecution after being banned from using a parish social centre for a Halloween gathering…
C2C guest blows it on Patterson-Gimlin
One of the painful things about surveying the cryptozoological field is to watch people that should know better misrepresent facts, conjectures, and theories. As usual, one of the worst minefields is the Roger Patterson-Bob Gimlin footage of an apparent Bigfoot taken on October 20, 1967, in Bluff Creek, California. Sometimes people just say too much about the footage, without any firm foundation in what they are uttering. It is as if the sandbar at Bluff Creek has turned into a bit of verbal quicksand for some folks…
Huge pre-Stonehenge complex found via “crop circles”
Given away by strange, crop circle-like formations seen from the air, a huge prehistoric ceremonial complex discovered in southern England has taken archaeologists by surprise. A thousand years older than nearby Stonehenge, the site includes the remains of wooden temples and two massive, 6,000-year-old tombs that are among “Britain’s first architecture,” according to archaeologist Helen Wickstead, leader of the Damerham Archaeology Project…
Charity night in haunted house turns Wrexham friends into ghost believers
Hour upon hour of ghostly goings on proved very successful in raising hundreds of pounds for the special baby care unit at Wrexham Maelor Hospital. A group of friends from the Wrexham area – Claire Westhead, Kurtis Baines, Michael Griffiths and Leanne Westhead – decided to stay overnight at Plas Teg, near Mold, which has a reputation as one of the most haunted buildings in Wales, and were sponsored by friends and family to the tune of £383. They said their time spent at the imposing country house was a very spooky occasion with several incidents taking place.
Clooney hires psychic to contact dead pig
George Clooney has hired to psychic to help him contact his beloved potbellied pig Max, who died in 2006. George reportedly told a friend: “The psychic told me Max had a great life with me. He is very happy in spirit and still hangs out with me sometimes. “I am not sure she was telling the truth but I do want to believe her.”..
Slapper: The phantom of Akalai Flats/La Valentina
Paul Dale Roberts: Cathy Orange meets me at a very unusual spot. She tells me to meet her at Safeway, she has a story for me, plus she has to get her grocery shopping done. I follow Cathy Orange down the aisles, as she selects coffee, cheeses, variety of meats, bread, cucumbers, cereals and everything else that she can fit into her basket. She tells me that she was waiting for the light rail at 9pm on 12th Street between D and E Streets in Sacramento. This is known as Akalai Flats/La Valentina. While waiting, she was slapped in the face by an unknown force…
The invisible Porcupine Man of Sedona, Arizona
Beautiful Sedona, Arizona …there was one night while I was up there, I was attacked by something invisible. I felt like something was shooting me with quills. My body had red botch marks all over. I feel like I was attacked by an invisible porcupine…
I think most of us are familiar with the concept of the guardian angel, who stays with you throughout your life on earth, guiding you and shielding you from danger and harm. Some mediums believe most of us have spirit guides, known as “Doorkeepers”, that stay with an individual from a time prior to birth right through to the afterlife and beyond. Whether that is true I cannot say, but over the years I have collected many accounts of a mysterious benevolent force preventing death and injury in the lives of people, and here are just a couple of these intriguing cases…
Caught on camera: Is this eerie caveman image Britain’s oldest ghost?
Britain’s oldest ghost appears to have been caught on camera at the country’s most ancient inhabited site. The ‘spook’ was snapped in a prehistoric cave at Kent’s Cavern in Torquay, Devon, looming from a wall and surrounded by an eerie mist. In the image, taken by a tourist, the ghostly face of the caveman seems to hover in mid air staring in to the distance…
Study proves planets impact animal behavior
No one who owns one doubts the family pooch exhibits personality traits that seem remarkably human at times. Is there a way to rationally explain this? Incredibly, a new book describing the original and unusual research pursuits of award-winning French scientist Suzel Fuzeau-Braesch presents rigorous proof that man and animals — specifically pedigreed pups and cloned cows — are behaviorally impacted by where the major planets turn up in their astrological birth charts!
GHOSTS, HAUNTED PLACES AND POLTERGEISTS:
Ghost photographed in model’s home
Argentinian model and actress, Emilia Attias has been pretty vocal about growing up in a supposed haunted house. She has described in interviews the types of phenomenon experienced in the house while growing up. Disembodied footsteps, voices and strange knocks were experienced in that house. Of course, one always disregards these types of stories as them being a child’s imagination. This would seem to be the case for Emilia Attias except for one thing; there appears to be evidence to support her claims…
Interview with John Zaffis of “Haunted Collector”
“Haunted Collector” is a new weekly series about the real-life hunt to find objects that may hold supernatural powers or be portals to the spirit world. John Zaffis and his crew of paranormal investigators seek out the strange and unusual, and often find it. During a question and answer session for members of the press with Zaffis, I was able to gather information about this new series…
Paranormal team reveal signs of possible haunting
The thump of heavy footsteps and the banging of a judge’s gavel in the old courtroom: All are signs of what local paranormal investigators are calling a possible residual haunting of the Museum of Ashe County History. The team, known as 3P Paranormal, spent a night in the old county courthouse in May to further their research of the unknown as well as to debunk, or clarify, rumors of a haunting in what was once the county’s social and judicial Mecca…
Not your everyday ectoplasm: Spirit mediums and nonhuman weirdness
The subject of spirit mediums, séances and spirit manifestations are among what are considered some of the more dubious claims out there these days pertaining to the unexplained, especially in the realms of serious psychic research. All too often we’ve been made privy to tricks and treachery used to fool the gullible and unsuspecting into believing they had witnessed manifestations of strange beings from beyond the grave, or sometimes even from other worlds…
Mystery river creatures surface on both sides of the Atlantic
Was it an unknown marine monster that raised its head above the surface of the River Mersey in England on May 25? And what was the mysterious 7-foot-long creature that washed ashore near New York’s famous Brooklyn Bridge on May 21?..
Monsters and proof
People often ask me: When will we finally have proof for the existence of Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, the Chupacabra and the absolute menagerie of additional strange beasts alleged to lurk in the darker and wilder parts of our world? But when people ask that question, what many of them they really want to know is this: When will we have proof that Bigfoot is a giant ape, and the creatures of Loch Ness represent a surviving, relic population of plesiosaurs?..
Poll finds many Washington residents believe in Sasquatch and UFOs
Another 13 percent have seen Sasquatch or know someone who has. PEMCO Insurance Northwest, a local insurance company in Washington state, polled residents about Sasquatch and UFOs.
Stalking Altie: Does Georgia have its own Loch Ness Monster?
An alligator spies on my family as we stand on a midden heap on a muddy bank of the South Altamaha River. Our flip-flops crunch on the jagged oyster shells and pottery shards cast off by Native Americans a couple of centuries ago. Our guide points out their importance to the history of coastal Georgia, but I can’t pay proper attention. I’ve brought my family to Darien in search of a monster…
A curious case of foreign accent syndrome
Karen Butler could get her American accent back with intensive speech therapy, but she likes her new one. When Karen Butler went in for dental surgery, she left with more than numb gums: She also picked up a pronounced foreign accent. It wasn’t a fluke, or a joke – she’d developed a rare condition called foreign accent syndrome that’s usually caused by an injury to the part of the brain that controls speech…
Whether you are a believer or not, the fact remains people who claim to have psychic abilities are among us and continue to be a point of intrigue. Charmaine Wilson, 46, of Brisbane is one such individual and is not shy in saying “there are a lot of questionable psychics out there”…
MEDIA: BOOKS, MOVIES, TV, GAMES:
“Investigating the Impossible”
Ulrich Magin. Investigating the Impossible: Sea Serpents in the Air, Volcanoes that Aren’t and Other Out of Place Mysteries. Anomalist Books, 2011. Ulrich Magin is a Fortean writer very much in the Magonia mould as his introduction to this collection of essays shows, where he contrasts the various approaches to reports of anomalous experiences. The skeptical one simply says that the witnesses are lying, or drunk, or crazy or just mistaken, or there is a ‘rational’ explanation and that is that, end of the matter…
PODCASTS WORTH LISTENING TO:
Are ghosts real? Guy Lyon Playfair’s thirty-year investigation yields insights
Skeptiko: Noted parapsychology investigator and author Guy Lyon Playfair discusses poltergeists, after-death communication and the telepathy of twins. Join Skeptiko guest host Steve Volk for an interview with Guy Lyon Playfair. During the interview Mr. Playfair summarizes what he’s learned about the poltergeist phenomena…
Eyes of the Mothman: Matthew Pellowski & Anastasia Konstantinou
Binnall of America: BoA:Audio kicks off their summer session by welcoming filmmakers Matthew J. Pellowski and Anastasia Konstantinou for a conversation on their film “Eyes of the Mothman.” Includes a number of bizarre stories from the making of the film, finer details surrounding the Mothman mythos, and a firsthand account of what Point Pleasant, West Virginia is like today.