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2012 Reports of Paranormal Activity

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Here's a roundup of the news stories and reports of ghosts, weird creatures, psychic phenomena and other facets of the unexplained that took place in 2012.

January 3 - Jersey Devil, Dead Birds Mystery, Mayan Ruins in Georgia

Jersey Devil mystery... Dead birds in Arkansas... Mayan ruins in Georgia?... Seeking the British Bigfoot... Texas group uses technology to search for Bigfoot... The "oily man" strikes fear... Ghost-hunters find spirit of dog... Suspect claims he's possessed by ghosts... Paranormal photography goes digital... Author, Houdini had spirit war... Ouija boards: Standard cure for boredom... Astrologers predict great changes in year 2012... Impossible crystals are "from space"... Namibia "space ball" mystery solved.

January 7 - Your Psychic Powers, Woman from Another Universe, Obama: Mars

Your psychic powers... Woman claims she's from another universe... Obama, Mars explorer?... Positive thinking: Psychic energy... Missing man's family turn to psychics... Husband is greeted by ghostly apparition of his dead wife... Young girl sees ghosts... Writers tell how to meet a ghost... Haunted New Orleans... Kingman's haunted history... A cursed name, prophetic dream and ghostly omen... Suspects terrorized by ghost... Close encounters with Bigfoot... "Time cloak" hid event in experiment... Evidence for an Atlantean invasion... Paranormal Activity 4 is haunted by the sequel problem.

January 10 - Apparition Photo, Statue Vanishes, Monster New York Rat

Temperance building ghost
Ghost Hunters of Southern Tennessee
Apparition photo from Tennessee... Italian statue disappears... Monster New York rat... The comic who also hunts ghosts... Golfer Ian Poulter claims his Hilton Head rental house is haunted... Buyers target Hong Kong's "haunted houses"... 5 steps to spirit contact... Paranormal researcher Dr. William Roll dies... Did Bigfoot really exist? How Gigantopithecus became extinct... Finding Bigfoot star reveals close-up encounter... Psychic spider monkey picks Gingrich to win N.H. primary... Is your pet psychic?... Mutilated cow found at Northland farm... Free energy in 2011 prepping to take off in 2012.

January 14 - Yowie Encounters, The Bell Witch, Wormhole to Mars

19th century Yowie reports... Who haunted Betsy Bell?... Wormhole to Mars... More Yowie encounters on the Australian South Coast... Will Finding Bigfoot have a negative impact on Sasquatch research?... Ten years ago: Pinatubo monsters... Unique life form is half plant, half animal... Incredibly creepy noise in the sky in Denmark... The sky sound phenomena continues in Costa Rica... A different take on Mayan prophecy... Ten 100-year predictions that came true... BBC One to adapt haunted house novel... Haunting story is all true, author says.

January 17 - Haunted Bar, Paranormal Insanity, Real Zombies

Saddle Horn Bar ghost
Saddle Horn Bar
Haunted bar investigated... Stop paranormal insanity!... Real-life zombies... Night at the museum seeks paranormal activity... Ghost lore on Steuben's Starr Hill... The MacKenzie Poltergeist... State of the supernatural: A call to restore sanity... China's top new scenic spot crowned... Mount Shasta: Home of the underground dwellers and ancient gods... Nessie: Three monster hunters compete for £1,000 prize for Best Sighting... At 77, Kreskin still travels the world astonishing audiences... Carvings in land attest to Amazon's lost world... It rained fish in Agusan del Sur... Gold rush linked to prophecy... Cops and ghosts mingle on Alcatraz and Lost Girl.

January 21 - Streep Haunted, Mounties and Sasquatch, Poltergeist Case

Streep's haunted house... The Mounties and Bigfoot... William Roll's poltergeist... Sara Paxton stays away from spooky places... Team investigates courthouse ghosts... Japan earthquake victims haunted by ghosts... Abuser claims "ghost" injured his wife... Obituary: Dr. William G. Roll... Projects show it's easy to create fake memories... Green children from outer space... Howling noises, Bigfoot or hoax?... Sasquatch: Not just an animal?... Is This The Minnesota Iceman?... Psychics divulge unknown... Did oldest tree spontaneously combust?... Ghost story guarantees you'll be spooked.

January 24 - Haunted Hospital Pic, Thunderbird Sightings, Freak White Blackbird

Whittington Hospital Ghost
Picture: Polly Hancock
Haunted hospital ghost pic... Thunderbird sightings... White blackbird... Ghost-hunters and the delights of dowsing... If you see a Bigfoot, should you shoot him?... Forgotten humanoid encounters... New witness corroborates 2011 Nessie sighting... Kim Kardashian consults psychic John Edward... Odd accounts and strange tales orbit around Shasta... Life spotted on Venus, says Russian scientist... Why is child abuse tied to witchcraft on the rise?... Mysterious "winged" structure from ancient Rome discovered... The source of the strange UFO sounds has been located: It's not what you expect.

January 28 - Bigfoot Open Season, Apollo 16 Aliens, Mysterious Jelly Spheres

Mysterious blue jelly spheres
BBC
Bigfoot sightings, hunted... Apollo 16 and moon aliens... Mysterious jelly spheres... An interesting catch near Loch Ness... Family's haunted house gets second exorcism... A poltergeist in the milking shed... Do solar flares affect the paranormal?... Followed home by the ghost of Preston Castle... Jeane Dixon's prophecies... Morgellons disease exists "only in patients' minds"... Chinese boy can see in the dark... Strange noises reported around North Battleford... Strange sounds' mystery being blamed on secret U.S. programs... This week's podcasts worth listening to.

January 31 - Séance Cabinet, Bigfoot-Gorilla Compared, Sasquatch Trap

The séance cabinet of the Eddy family... Patty - gorilla comparison... Oregon Sasquatch trap... The plan to reanimate George Washington's dead body... Ghost hunting offered at Haverhill college... The voice phenomenon of parapsychology... Battle with Bigfoot turns into life-and-death contest... An Irish wildman and an odd rhinoceros-like creature... Hairy giants... It was a fairy good evening... Are skeptics getting desperate about the sky noise phenomena?... Mysterious energy beam above the Bosnian pyramid of the Sun... Stonehenge precursor found?

February 4 - Sofa Demon Photo, Bigfoot Theories, Baltic Sea USO

Cushion demon
MailOnline
Demon behind the sofa picture... Bigfoot theories, explanations... Baltic Sea USO... Ex-security guard shivers at memory of ghostly attack... Djinns blamed for fires erupting at Saudi house... Resident claims to see ghost in Royal Oak car park... Minister calls for help in ghost-busting... Myth of Atlantis could predict volcanic eruptions... The many wild theories of what Bigfoot really is... Psychic medium says Pats will win... Psychic research on Kindle... Sherilyn Fenn, Alice Cooper join Syfy's Bigfoot... Movie Review: The Woman in Black is haunting

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