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Ghosts and Hauntings

What you need to know about ghosts and hauntings, including basic information, theories, types of hauntings and getting rid of ghosts.
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  3. Ghost Hunting (27)
  4. Ghost Pictures (39)
  5. Ghost Videos (61)
  6. Halloween (14)
  7. Haunted Places (116)
  8. Poltergeists (111)
  9. Shadow People (69)
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How can I see a ghost?
How to increase your chances of seeing a ghost.

16 Signs That Your House is Haunted
You have probably experienced weird sounds and sights in your house. Are they indications of ghosts?

8 Things To Do If You See a Ghost
Don't be afraid! Don't panic! It's only an entity from another plane of existence! Here's what do to if you see a ghost

Answers to Your Ghost Questions

Here are answers to frequently asked questions about ghosts, hauntings and life after death.

Contacting the Dead in the Electronic Age
Forget about Ouija boards, séances and spiritual mediums. The new way to communicate with the dead is through electronics. From your About.com guide.

What Should I Do If My House Is Haunted?
If you suspect your house is haunted, here is what you can do about it.

Guide to Ghosts
A guide to information about ghosts and hauntings.

Ghosts All Around Us
An interview with ghost hunter and clairvoyant Melba Goodwyn.

Ghosts: What Are They?
Theories about what ghosts are and descriptions of the types of ghosts and hauntings.

The Houdini Séance
Every Halloween since 1927, a séance has been held to see if legendary magician Harry Houdini would try to contact the living from the world beyond death. From your About.com guide.

How to Create a Ghost
In the 1970s, a psychical research group "invented" a spirit named Philip. To their astonishment, Philip actually made contact with them through a host of incredible psychokinetic phenomena.

How To Hear and See a Ghost
Yes, they're out there... waiting to be heard and seen. And there are several ways you can make it happen, on the web or in your own home! From your About.com guide.

How To Take Ghost Pictures
Charlyn Keating Chisholm, About.com's Guide to Hotels/Resorts/Inns has taken her fair share of photos of unexplained orbs in her travels. Here she explains her technique.

Paranormal How To's

You've always been interested in the paranormal. You've read about it and watched the paranormal TV shows. But now it's time you got involved and began experimenting with this fascinating field yourself. Here are several how to's for exploring various aspects of paranormal phenomena.

Why Are Ghosts Seen Wearing Clothes?
Top paranormal researchers answer an age-old question

How To Report a Ghost or a Monster Sighting
If you have an unexpected encounter with a ghost or a weird creature, here's what you should do to document it and report it.

Orbs by Chance – Or...?
Interesting photos that seems to show a link between anomalous orbs and the "other side."

Should You Be Afraid of Ghosts?
Alone at night in a haunted house, most people would be terrified at the sight of an apparition. But why? Have ghosts really earned the reputation of being harmful to humans?

Paranormal Activity: What the Movie Got Right... and Wrong
A dissection of the movie Paranormal Activity -- what the filmmakers got right and what they got wrong.

Lilly: The little ghost of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
The little ghost of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

A Parapsychologist's Tale
In this interview, parapsychologist JJ Lumsden, author of "The Hidden Whisper", talks about his book and provides fascinating insights into the study of hauntings, psychokinesis, mental healing, poltergeists, and more.

Interview: Loyd Auerbach on Ghosts
One of the world's foremost authorities and researchers on ghosts and hauntings offers a fascinating, often surprising view of these perplexing phenomena.

Taking Ghost Research to the Next Level
A challenge to every paranormal researcher and every ghost hunting group out there – even the nationally known ones: Let’s find that breakthrough.

What Do you Think of Paranormal Reality TV Show?
Readers are aske their opinion of paranormal reality TV shows.

Tell Us the Story of Your Local Ghost Legend
Readers are invited to tell their own local ghost legend. See submissions

Why do some spirits remain?
A reader asks why some spirits or ghosts remain trapped on the earth plane.

Are There Rules for Ghosts?
A reader asks if there are rule that ghost have to follow.

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