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GHOSTS, HAUNTED PLACES AND POLTERGEISTS:

A ghost sighting right here in Witch City
As tempting as it may be, there is really no need to make up stories in the Witch City (Salem, Mass.). Stuff happens all by itself. Take last Saturday night, for example. We'll set the scene: It's just after 9 p.m. on Winter Island. "I was approached by two maintenance workers who informed me that they believed they saw a ghost in the old (Coast Guard) officers' quarters," Patrolman Dana Mazola wrote in the police log...
(Also read: Haunted Lighthouses)

Investigators claim ghosts haunt Gurnee house
The McHenry County Paranormal Research Group believes there is an unusual spiritual presence in the 19th-century home. Recordings taken inside Gurnee's Mother Rudd Home indicate an unusual spiritual presence, according to the group's leader. In a recording taken inside the home, listeners can hear a sigh. In another, a voice whispers, "I love the floors." But no one can see or knows who is speaking...

Ghost Hunters, "Ghostly Evidence": flashlight addicts
Our hunters seem obsessed with making ghosts play with their flash lights...

CREATURES:

Russian heavyweight boxing legend fails to find Bigfoot in Siberian cave
Former Russian heavyweight boxing champion Nikolai Valuev has failed to track down a yeti in Siberia's Kemerovo region despite tip offs and "traces" leading to a cave in the mountains, local authorities said on September 16...

Bigfoot boom in Banff?
No longer will Alberta's best-known mountain park depend solely on breathtaking scenery and abundant wildlife to impress visitors and lure overseas tourists. And no more envy towards other famous vacation spots like Loch Ness and Lake Okanagan, where legendary creatures are rumoured to lurk. Banff now has Bigfoot. Lots and lots of Bigfoots, in fact...

EARTH MYSTERIES:

Visible only from above, mystifying glyphs discovered in Mideast
They stretch from Syria to Saudi Arabia, can be seen from the air but not the ground, and are virtually unknown to the public. They are the Middle East's own version of the Nazca Lines - ancient "geolyphs," or drawings, that span deserts in southern Peru - and now, thanks to new satellite-mapping technologies, and an aerial photography program in Jordan, researchers are discovering more of them than ever before. They number well into the thousands...

LIFE AFTER DEATH:

Near-death experiences now found to have scientific explanations
Although the specific causes of this part of near-death experiences remain unclear, tunnel vision can occur when blood and oxygen flow is depleted to the eye. Near-death experiences are often thought of as mystical phenomena, but research is now revealing scientific explanations for virtually all of their common features...
(Also read: Near-Death Experiences)

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