Archive for October, 2009

Most Haunted Review

Most Haunted Review

Suddenly, a section of the audience gasps as something falls from the wall inside the crumbling and dilapidated Morecambe Winter Gardens. The rest of the crowd whispers and shuffles nervously, as Yvette Fielding looks up slowly from the seance she is conducting at the front of the theatre and asks: “Who threw that? Answer me, give us a message…” Silence. […]

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The Ghost in the Mirror: Phantoms or Psychological Illusions?

The Ghost in the Mirror: Phantoms or Psychological Illusions?

Do you remember playing “Bloody Mary” when you were a child? You know, the game where you stared into a mirror and chanted the name of the blood-witch mentioned above three times, with the eminent risk that a devilish ghost would emerge from the reflective surface and rip your face off? In all likelihood, you did play this game, but […]

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Where do ghosts come from?

Where do ghosts come from?

As medieval castle bedrooms go, this one looks the part. Disturbing Flemish tapestries share the walls with stern portraits. On close inspection, the ornate fireplace's iron firedogs turn out to have devils' heads. This place is supposedly haunted by the ghost of Tom Skelton, a 16th-century jester said to have committed murder. The malevolent face of “Tom Fool” stares from […]

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Ghost  hunters look for  paranormal activity in WV prison

Ghost hunters look for paranormal activity in WV prison

Moundsville State Penitentiary is eerie during the day, but at night without electricity, in the company of ghost hunters, it's downright scary. Even in broad daylight, the Gothic building looms ominously behind its reinforced barbed-wire fence. The prison itself is old-parts of it date back to 1876-and it was used as a prison until 1995. Ninety-four men were executed there, […]

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Argentina: CE-3 "Repeater" in La Pampa

Argentina: CE-3 "Repeater" in La Pampa

A new and gripping CE-3 has allegedly taken place in the province of La Pampa over recent days, involving a woman who had a previous experience involving a similar type of creature in 2007. The entity was described as very thin and tall standing approximately 2 meters tall. Its apparently unexpressive face has sunken eyes, a flattened nose “like that […]

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Internet's 40th Birthday

Internet's 40th Birthday

The computer that sent the first email 40 years ago today crashed just two letters in, according to the scientist who sent it. Professor Leonard Kleinrock, 75, revealed the unfortunate event at anniversary celebrations held at the University of California, Los Angeles, dubbed 'the birthplace of the internet.' The computer scientist recalled how he sent the very first message over […]

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War of the Worlds (1938 Radio Broadcast)

War of the Worlds (1938 Radio Broadcast)

On Sunday, October 30, 1938, millions of radio listeners were shocked when radio news alerts announced the arrival of Martians. They panicked when they learned of the Martians' ferocious and seemingly unstoppable attack on Earth. Many ran out of their homes screaming while others packed up their cars and fled. Though what the radio listeners heard was a portion of […]

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How a Cambridge-educated botanist fought a three-year war against 4,000 Japanese troops

How a Cambridge-educated botanist fought a three-year war against 4,000 Japanese troops

The headlights of a Morris saloon car cut through the dense blackness of the tropical night. Driving after dark was forbidden in Japanese-occupied Malaya, and the men in the car knew that if they were caught they would face torture and beheading. Six of the group were Chinese guerillas. But one of them was Captain Freddy Spencer Chapman, a British […]

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5 Frightening (But True) Space Stories

5 Frightening (But True) Space Stories

There's nothing like a good horror story in space*. I grew up watching Sigourney Weaver outsmart xenomorphs in her underwear and subsequently spent a little too much time reading the likes of Stephen King's “I am the Doorway,” H.P. Lovecraft's “In the Walls of Eryx” and John Steakley's “Armor.” As a result, it's hard for me to read about space […]

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Veritas Show with Mel Fabregas interviews Dr. Steven Greer

Veritas Show with Mel Fabregas interviews Dr. Steven Greer

This is a brief interview with Dr. Steven Greer with his reaction regarding the letter sent to President Obama. CSETI event in Rio Rico, Arizona – October 26, 2009

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