Category: Paranormal Phenomena

The Creepiest Ghost And Monster Stories From Around The World

The Creepiest Ghost And Monster Stories From Around The World

Via NPR.org It’s Halloween — a time for Frankenstein monsters and vampires and werewolves. But many of us have our own monsters from different cultures, and When we threw out a call to our readers asking what ghost stories and folktales they grew up with in their own traditions, we got back stories of creatures stalking the shadows of Latin […]

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Ghosts of girls, donkey and bus – paranormal sightings in Surrey

Ghosts of girls, donkey and bus – paranormal sightings in Surrey

Via Get Surrey The ghost of a vengeful donkey, a girl who haunts a car park and the slaying of a dragon are among the paranormal sightings reportedly seen in and around Guildford. The events which happened as recently as 2012 feature on a paranormal database, with 10,509 sightings recorded across Britain and Ireland. Ghosts are seen most, complemented by […]

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Grandmother, 52, celebrates Halloween with her ‘family’ of 200 dolls

Grandmother, 52, celebrates Halloween with her ‘family’ of 200 dolls

Via Daily Mail There’s never a doll moment in Sue King’s household at Halloween … especially in the dead of night.  For that’s when her collection of porcelain playthings come alive with the mischievous souls of deceased children, she claims. The 52-year-old grandmother, from Toledo, Ohio, has amassed 200 dolls in three years, and believes each one is haunted by […]

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The Victorian Ghostbusters

The Victorian Ghostbusters

Via Daily Mail It’s been 30 years since Peter Venkman, Raymond Stanz and Egon Spengler took on the ghosts of Manhattan in Ivan Reitman’s Ghostbusters film.  But historical records have revealed a trio of ghoul-hunting scientists were leading the way when it came to investigating the supernatural. London-based Findmypast.co.uk discovered the first ever attempts to study and so-called ‘apparitional experiences’ […]

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Girl exorcised after demonic invasion

Girl exorcised after demonic invasion

Via TMZ A girl’s family claims she became possessed by demons after visiting a house owned by “Ghost Adventures” star Zak Bagans … and she had to be exorcised. The house has had documented incidents of paranormal activity. As we first reported … a family fled the home after claiming they were terrorized by demons. Zak convinced different former residents to return to the […]

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10 Ghost Stories That Will Haunt You for Life

10 Ghost Stories That Will Haunt You for Life

By Owen Jarus/Live Science From a spooky 3,200-year-old tale written on broken pottery pieces to amateur YouTube videos of “ghost chases,” frightening tales of apparitions, demons and goblins have been documented since ancient times and continue to fascinate people today. Although these paranormal events aren’t supported by science, they have persisted throughout history. Here’s a look at some of the […]

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Harrogate ghost stories

Harrogate ghost stories

Via Harrogate Advertiser North Yorkshire has more than its fair share of ghosts and ghouls. Here, we tell some of the best short ghost stories known across the district.

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Is the Houston Zoo haunted by the ghost of a former zookeeper?

Is the Houston Zoo haunted by the ghost of a former zookeeper?

  Via Chron SLIDESHOW The Houston Zoo has a rich and colorful past, and most native Houstonians have their own anecdote of growing up visiting the elephants, chimps, and lions. Most Houstonians though probably aren’t aware that the Houston Zoo could still be haunted by its former first zookeeper and lion tamer who was shot and killed on premises under […]

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12 Weird Halloween Traditions From Around The World

12 Weird Halloween Traditions From Around The World

Via Oddee In the Latin world, Halloween is a three day long celebration that starts on October 31. The celebration is known as El Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, and has been celebrated since prehistoric Mexico to celebrate the memory of those who have passed. Villages will hold parades during this time that feature dancers dressed […]

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Ghost Appears at El Kookooee Burning ‘Bogeyman’ Festival

Ghost Appears at El Kookooee Burning ‘Bogeyman’ Festival

By Paul Seaburn/Mysterious Universe El Kookooee. That’s the phonetic spelling of El Cucuy, a mythical bogeyman or pumpkin-headed ghost-monster found in Hispanic and Portuguese folklore. A bogeyman who may not like to be made fun of based on the appearance of a ghostly apparition behind a burning effigy of El Cucuy at this year’s El Kookooee festival in Albuquerque, New […]

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