Category: Paranormal Phenomena

Boo! A look at the 19th century fad of ghost hoaxing in Ballarat

Boo! A look at the 19th century fad of ghost hoaxing in Ballarat

By Lily Partland/ABC.net.au In the late 19th century, dressing as a ghost in order to scare people was a popular pastime, particularly in Ballarat. You would have had to have been wearing a blindfold to have missed the trend in recent years of people of all ages walking casually down the street dressed in animal costumes. Many would cringe at […]

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Are Paranormal Incidents Really Just in Our Heads?

Are Paranormal Incidents Really Just in Our Heads?

By Jenny Lewis/ Top Secret Writers Have you ever felt a chill in a warm room or swear you saw a shadow move? You may believe that you’ve witnessed something paranormal but some researchers claim that all paranormal experiences are in our minds. It is a scientific fact that some people’s experiences of seeing apparitions, hearing strange noises or items […]

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The Wartime Ghost Boom

The Wartime Ghost Boom

PHILIP JENKINS/Aleteia Here’s a Christmas ghost story. Over the past year, I have written a lot about the First World War, and the vigorous tradition of apocalyptic and millenarian ideas that surrounded that conflict, at all social levels. To the best of my knowledge, the Second World War produces little comparable, which is an interesting fact in its own right. […]

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Ghost captured in Chito, Neri wedding photo?

Ghost captured in Chito, Neri wedding photo?

By Chuck Smith/Philstar MANILA, Philippines – A photo taken during the second wedding celebration of Chito Miranda and Neri Naig over the weekend had social media abuzz. A photo taken during the wedding held in Tagaytay City allegedly included what some believe is a ghostly figure…..

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The True Story Of The Fanny Scratching Ghost Of Cock Lane

The True Story Of The Fanny Scratching Ghost Of Cock Lane

By Mike Perry/67NotOut The story of the Cock Lane Ghost began back in 1760, in a house near to London’s famous Smithfield market and just along from St Paul’s Cathedral. Cock Lane still exists today.  William Kent, a stockbroker, rented a house from the parish clerk, Richard Parsons. The arrangement was fine until 1762 when Kent’s wife died and he […]

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Haunted Locations and Legends

Haunted Locations and Legends

By Lon Strickler/Astral Perceptions I will occasionally post a collection of ghostly tales from the past…enjoy…. Malayan House Comes ‘Alive’ at Night Many flock to Jalan Bellamy for the Ikan Bakar while others may recognise the road as home to one of the country’s oldest international school, Alice Smith.  The road has not changed much since the country’s pre-independence days […]

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Has this ghost hunter caught Wales’ most bloodthirsty ghoul on camera?

Has this ghost hunter caught Wales’ most bloodthirsty ghoul on camera?

Via Walesonline Iain Alderton took photos that appear to show the ghost of Welshman Judge Jeffreys, who was known as “The Hanging Judge” Could this be the ghost of Wales’ bloodiest judge caught on camera? A paranormal expert thinks so – after he took these snaps of what he claims is the spectre of Judge Jeffreys, the notorious aristocratic Welshman […]

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If you don’t believe in the paranormal, can you explain these?

If you don’t believe in the paranormal, can you explain these?

By Annie Zaidi/Scroll.in Paranormal experiences feel real. But do they correspond to an equally real ‘existence’ somewhere out there? What we do know is that we will crumble and disappear. It is one of the most awful certainties of life – the cessation that must follow. Your breath will stop. Your body will decay. all that will be left of you is a […]

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Exorcists warn against buying Ouija boards as gifts

Exorcists warn against buying Ouija boards as gifts

By Allison Bray/Independant.ie Exorcists and paranormal investigators are urging people not to buy the occult board game Ouija as gifts unless they want to invite demonic forces into their homes this Christmas. The warning comes as Google predicted that the modern version of the Victorian-era ‘spirit boards’ will be a sell-out this Christmas. The search engine company has confirmed the game, […]

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Investigator Uncovers Photos of Legendary “Faceless Ghost” That Haunts Abandoned Tunnel

Investigator Uncovers Photos of Legendary “Faceless Ghost” That Haunts Abandoned Tunnel

Via Huffington Post America is full of some pretty incredible urban legends. From Gravity Hills where invisible hands push your vehicle up a slope, to Frog Men stalking the Loveland Castle, to the White Lady haunting Union Cemetery, you can throw a stone and there’s a good chance it’ll land in the territory of some kind of monster or mystery. Many […]

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