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Paranormal Phenomena: Most Popular Articles

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Famous Cases of Real Dopplegangers
Do you have an exact double somewhere in the world?Here are some incredible true cases of exact doubles who appear often as a forecast of death or disaster, and remarkable stories of people who can be in two places at the same time.
Best Ghost Pictures Ever Taken
Here are some incredible real ghost pictures and the equally remarkable stories behind them.
9 Clues That You Lived a Past Life
Have you lived before? Here are nine clues in your current life that might reveal what your past lives were.
16 Signs Your House Is Haunted
You have probably experienced weird sounds and sights in your house. Are they indications of ghosts?
What You Should Really Know About Shadow People
Did you see that dark, fleeting shape out of the corner of your eye? Perhaps you caught a glimpse of a strange entity that is being seen with greater regularity around the world.
Vacation Party Ghost
An extra guest appears in this ghost picture taken at a hotel party. Page 16.
Your True Paranormal and Ghost Stories for...
APRIL STORIES, including: Black-Eyed, Soulless Creature... Bouncing Mysteries... The Ghostly Signal Light... Chess Piece Apparition... Angel Warning of Nasty Dog... Sharp-Tooth Black-Eyed Entities... Mysterious Circles Appear in Driveway... The Demonic Voice... Cat Communicates with Dead Sister... Saved from Suicide by Angelic Hand... Phantom Car on a Phantom Bridge... Incident at Devil's Den... The Ghost in the Chair... Tiny Impossible Runner... Renovation Stirs Up Shadow People... Ghost Dogs Always Around... and more.
Godfather's Pizza Ghost
A Utah ghost investigation team was exploring a Godfather's Pizza store when they captured this ghost picture. Page 17.
Freddy Jackson
Picture of the ghost of Freddy Jackson who shows up in this group portrait of airmen. Page 3.
Grandpa's Ghost
A picture of grandpa's ghost that was photographed while visiting grandma at the nursing home. Page 14.
Ghostly Grip
A picture of two girls that might show a ghost with a grip one of the girl's arms. Page 18.
The Ghost of Boothill Cemetery
Taken at Boothill Cemetery in Tombstone, Arizona, this picture shows a real ghost of a cowboy in the background. Page 6.
Robert A Ferguson
When speakers Robert A. Ferguson was giving a speech, a ghost was photographed next to him. Page 15.
The Back Seat Ghost
Picture of a ghost of an old woman who appears in the back seat of a car. Page 5.
Tulip Staircase Ghost
Picture of the Tulip Staircase ghost showing a hooded figure climbing the stairs. Page 4.
Ghosts of the SS Watertown
The ghosts of the SS Watertown in this pictures are thought to be the spirits of two crewmen who died in an accident. Page 8.
Lord Combermere
Picture of the ghost of Lord Combermere seen sitting in his chair while his funeral was taking place. Page 2.
Railroad Crossing Ghost
Picture of a ghost taken at the haunted railroad crossing in San Antonio, Texas. Page 10.
Cemetery ghost baby
Mrs. Andrews was taking a picture of her daughter's grave and the figure of a ghost child appears. Page 20.
Ghost in the Burning Building
The ghost of a little girls appears in this picture taken of a burning building in England. Page 7.
Your True Paranormal and Ghost Stories for 2014
Your True Paranormal and Ghost Stories for 2014
Madonna of Bachelor's Grove
The ghost pictures of the Madonna of Bachelor's Grove was taken during a ghost hunt of the cemetery. Page 9.
Farm Ghost
Neil Sandbach took the picture of this ghost when photographing a farm for a client. Page 25.
Winchester Cathedral Monks
Noted ghost researcher Hans Holzer took this picture in Winchester Cathedral, which might show the ghosts of monks in procession. Page 29.
Electric Chair Ghost
After an engineer photographs an electric chair he is going to modify, he notices several ghost-like apparitions in the picture. Page 28.
The Phantom Pilot
This picture of Mrs. Sayer appears to show a ghost in the pilot's seat of an old helicopter. Page 24.
The Watcher
This picture taken at Corroboree Rock at Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia shows the ghost of a woman. Page 23.
How To Use a Ouija Board
Put your fears and negative attitudes aside and the Ouija and be a fun, entertaining diversion. Here's how to use it properly.
Decebal Hotel Ghost
A tourist snapped this ghost picture at the Decebal Hotel. Page 21.
Ghost of the Seven Gables
Picture taken at Nathaniel Hawthorne's historic house in Salem, Massachusetts that shows the ghost of his son, Julian. Page 12.
Ghost in the Choir Loft
Picture of a church choir loft that appears to show a male ghost standing there. Page 13.
The Pink Lady of Greencastle picture
A picture of the ghost of the Pink Lady of Greencastle, photographed by Guy Winters. Page 26.
Haunted Bureau
A furniture dealer snapped this ghost picture when photographing a bureau for a catalog. Page 19.
Coventry Spectre
An unexpected guest in the form of a ghost appears in this picture taken at a dinner at the Coventry Freeman organization. Page 22.
The Brown Lady
The famous picture of the Brown Lady, thought to be the ghost of Lady Dorothy Townshend.
Specter of Newby Church
The ghost picture Specter of Newby Church shows a shrouded figure. Page 11.
White Lady of Worstead Church
While visiting Worstead Church in 1975, Peter Berthelot took a photo of his wife, Diane, which appears to show the ghost of The White Lady behind her. Page 27.
News: Child Ghost Photo, Bigfoot Vocalizations,...
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You wake up unable to move, barely able to...
You wake up unable to move, barely able to breathe... you feel an oppressive weight on your chest... and you sense some evil presence in the room... The old hag strikes! Here is the superstition, the feelings, and the facts behind the phenomenon known as Old Hag Syndrome. Read more.
5 Collections of Paranormal Videos That Will...
YouTube and reader-submitted videos
10 Most Perplexing Mysteries Found on Earth
From animals encased in stone to unexplained hums and lights to perplexing flying rods, here are 10 of the most baffling Earth mysteries. Page 4.
Stories About Time Travel Some People Think Are...
True stories of people who believe they have experienced slips in time, to the past and future.
Best Ghost Videos Ever Taken
A gallery of the best ghost videos ever taken from around the world.
Were These The Most Horrifying Sounds Ever...
In January, 2007, the Central New York Ghost Hunters, based in Syracuse, New York, were invited to investigate an old hotel in upstate New York. The investigation proved to be one of the most intensely active the group has ever encountered, and produced an EVP – an electronic voice phenomena recording – that is remarkable for its terrifying content. It may well be the most intense, frightening EVP ever recorded.
How To Develop Your Psychic Abilities
Yes, you can learn to strengthen your psychic powers. Here are some practical advice and easy-to-learn exercises that can help you tune in to consciousness shared by all living things.
8 Things You Should Do If You See a Ghost
I know you're interested in ghosts. Perhaps you have been on ghost hunts or are even a member of a ghost investigation group. But have you ever thought about what you would do if you ever really came face-to-face with a ghost? Or what you should do? 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.
Why You Should Beware of the Name Zozo During...
Darren encounters the entity Zozo while using the Ouija board
The World's Most Haunted Places
Some of the most haunted buildings, ships, houses and institutions in the world.
Think you have a poltergeist? Here are 7 signs
Determining the difference between poltergeist activity and ghost or haunting activity can be difficult. But how do you know there might be poltergeist activity in your home? Most often, you'll know it if you have it because it is out of the ordinary and pretty obvious: sounds, movements, and odors of unknown origin. Read more.
Could Vampires Conceivably Be Real?
The enormous interest in these creatures prompts the question: Are vampires real? Here's a look at the myth and the very real subcultures around today.
The Stanley Hotel
Brief history: Completed in 1909 by Freelan Oscar Stanley (inventor of the Stanley Steamer automobile),
Unbelievable True Stories or Just Amazing...
The world is filled with astonishing occurrences of coincidence and synchronicity that defy explanation. Are these incredible true stories of mere chance... or the hand of fate?
Top Theories to Explain the Mystery of the...
Whether or not phenomena of a paranormal nature are taking place there has been a matter of debate. Those who are convinced something odd is happening, as well as researchers who take a scientific view, have offered a number of explanations for the mystery.
Think you are psychic? Here are 6 signs you...
Those who study psychic phenomena suspect that most of us are psychic to one degree or another. We can all point to events that indicate instances of telepathy or precognition. Perhaps it happens to you frequently. Can you then be considered truly, strongly psychic? Here are six signs to look for.
The Devil's Backbone
The Devil's Backbone, Texas - Paranormal Hot Spots. Page 7.
10 Mysterious Creatures From Modern Times
Hairy hominids, serpentine beasts, and beings even more bizarre and inexplicable have been seen around the world for centuries. Here are 10 mystifying creatures that science has yet to explain.
News: Victorian Ghost, Pub Poltergeist, Mars...
Paranormal news for April 14, 2015: Ghost of Victorian lady... Most haunted items of all time... Poltergeist at work in pub... Most haunted forests... Bigfoot population debate... How to really find Bigfoot... Mystery of Ceres's bright spots grows... Answer to mystery behind moon's creation... Pyramid on Mars spotted... Mystery of the Marfa Lights... Blob causing strange weather... Mysterious desert fairy circles... more paranormal news.
Haunted Cemeteries and Their Ghosts
A gallery of haunted cemeteries, including the burial places of The Queen of Voodoo, Edgar Allan Poe, the screaming skull, The Madonna of Bachelor's Grove, Resurrection Mary, and more.
Sallie House
Sallie House - One of the most haunted houses in the U.S. Page 15.
Should You Worry About Planet Nibiru Destroying...
There have been many warnings about the approach of Nibiru, also known as Planet X. Is there really anything you should be concerned about?
Strange, true stories of time getting mixed up
What is time? We can measure it, slice it up into millennia or nanoseconds, we can sense our experience through it, and we can even abstractly label it the fourth dimension. Although no one really understands it, we take time for granted... until something happens that challenges everything we know about reality. Consider these true stories.
The Risks and Dangers of Paranormal Investigation
The North East Paranormal Society explains what they believe are the risks and dangers of paranormal investigations.
How to Tell If You Have a Guardian Angel
Ultimately, angels are a matter of faith, and many believers have offered their opinions on what a guardian angel's role can be in a person's life and even how you can enlist their help. Many believe that these supernatural beings watch over us and can also come to our spiritual - and even physical aid - in times of great need. Can you call on your guardian angel at will?
How Does a Ouija Board Work?
Is the Ouija a fascinating game for harmless fun... or a dangerous gateway to the unknown?
Best Videos: Disneyland Ghost
A video showing what appears to be a ghost walking around Disneyland at night. Page 4.
The Legend of The Haunted Railroad Crossing
The story behind this legendary haunted spot might not be true, but there are still many unexplained events surrounding this eerie intersection. See our exclusive photos of the railroad crossing ghost.
6 Leading Psychics Make Predictions for 2015
We would all like to know what is going to happen in the future. And there are a select group of people who have gained notoriety as psychics with the uncanny ability to predict future events. Following are predictions for the year 2015 in a wide range of topics -- including world events, politics, weather and environment, the economy, celebrities, even the paranormal -- from some of the world's best-known psychics and forecasters.
Test Your Psychic Powers
Here are two online tests that allow you to measure and perhaps strengthen your telepathic powers. See how well I scored, then try the tests for yourself.
What the legendary prophet might have said...
Nostradamus isn't known for his cheery prophecies. Many interpreters of the 16th century physician, astrologer, and prophet say he accurately predicted two world wars, the rise of two antichrists (Napoleon and Hitler), and even the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Some researchers say the great French prophet spells out the next world war in horrific detail, while skeptics think he's full of bunk. Read more and see what you think.
Highgate Cemetery
Highgate Cemetery in North London is one of the world's most haunted places. Page 16.
See Paranormal Phenomena Caught on Camera
A collection of paranormal pictures, including ghosts, monsters, and other strange phenomena.
Angel Encounters - True Stories
True stories from readers of encounters with angelic beings and guardian angels.
Best Ghost Video: Colonial Park Cemetery Ghost
Best Ghost Video: Colonial Park Cemetery. Page 2.
Best Ghost Videos: Woman in White
Best Ghost Videos: Woman in White. Page 6.
Death Knocks
True stories of the omens of death knocks and the tragedies that they warned of.
You'll be astonished by these intriguing...
There have been interesting and mysterious finds all over the planet showing that we have an incomplete -- perhaps wrong -- picture of past human civilization.
Best Ghost Videos: Upstairs Shadow Person
Best Ghost Videos: Upstairs Shadow Person. Page 3.
7 Very Strange Human Enigmas
Unsolved mysteries of people of unknown origin, fate and astonishing abilities
Reincarnation and Past Lives Memories
Have you lived before? Here are stories from readers about experiences they might have had that indicate reincarnation or past lives
Best Ghost Videos: Brookside Theatre...
At the Brookside Theatre in Romford, England, a chair and table are moved by unexplained, unseen forces. Page 7.
How Anyone Can Have an Out-of-Body Experience...
How you can have an out-of-body experience, according to an expert.
Best Ghost Videos: Black Forest Orbs
Strange floating balls of light are captured in Black Forest, Colorado. Page 5.
Resurrection Cemetery
Haunting activity: The story of Resurrection Mary phantom hitchhiker is one of the most famous of the
Can a Ouija Board Actually Be Dangerous?
Answer to: Is the Ouija board dangerous?
While driving, Alexander and his friend...
While driving, Alexander and his friend encounter a terrifying creature on the road.
Freaky Phone Calls
Telephones are little more than plastic, wiring and electronic circuitry... but do they sometimes connect with other worlds, other dimensions in a way we cannot explain?
Tales of the Ouija
True stories of dark shadows, dread, predictions and hauntings. Page 3.
26 Spooky Ghost Videos That You Have to See
Videos from around the world that might show real ghosts.
General Wayne Inn
A look at the General Wayne Inn in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, where numerous ghosts and apparitions have been reported. Page 11.
15 Steps to Recording Ghosts
Step-by-step instructions for recording your own ghost evp.
Where Was Your Spirit Before you were born?
Amazing stories from people who recall an existence in another realm just prior to birth, and from people who have had startling communications with their unborn children.
Rolling Hills Asylum
Located between Buffalo and Rochester, Rolling Hills Asylum 's enormous 53,000+ sq. ft. brick building
The Most Puzzling Ancient Artifacts
Over the last few hundred years, many perplexing artifacts have been unearthed that do not fit the currently accepted theories of geology and the history of man.
Stratford-upon-Avon
This old town, Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, has more than its share of ghosts. Page 17.
3 Android Apps for Ghost Hunters Who Want to Go...
Reviews of three new paranormal apps for Android devices.
Best Ghost Videos: Gettysburg Ghosts
Gettysburg ghosts is one of the best ghost videos ever taken
Is There a Connection Between Animals and Ghosts?
Cats, dogs, birds and other animals might have as much of a link to the unseen world as we do. Here are some stories of the incredible connection between animals and the spirit world.
Think Your House is Haunted? Here's What You...
If you suspect your house is haunted, here is what you can do about it.
Strange, true cases of weird things raining...
Heads up! There's all kinds of strange stuff falling from the sky: frogs, sardines, jellyfish, alligators and maybe - just maybe - cows!
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Paranormal Phenomena. Page 14.
Do You Believe in Ghosts? What Causes Haunting...
Theories about what ghosts are and descriptions of the types of ghosts and hauntings.
3 Famous Poltergeist Cases That Will Creep You...
Some of the best-documented, frightening, and controversial poltergeist cases of recent times.
Gettysburg Battlefield
Gettysburg Battlefield, one of the World's Most Haunted Places. Page 12.
Griffith Park Creature - Your True Tales - June...
Paranormal stories from readers for June 2007, page 18, from your About.com Guide
All about the Immortal Count de Saint-Germaine
Count de Saint-Germain was a brilliant alchemist who, it is believed, discovered the secret of eternal life. He courted Europe's rich and famous for hundreds of years... and some believe he still lives.
The Whaley House
Ghosts of the Whaley House include a hanged girl, a thief who still walks the stairs, a red-haired girl and more. Page 6.
Disappearing Object Phenomenon
Do objects disappear around your home, then inexplicably reappear? You might be a victim of the disappearing object phenomenon. What could be the cause?
Possessed by Three Demons
A teenage girl’s interest in the occult draws her into a dark vortex of evil and possession.
Daniel is terrified by the appearance of two...
Daniel is terrified by the appearance of two black-eyed people of frightening appearance.
All About the Demon Known as the Djinn
The Islamic concept of the spirit beings known as the djinn is more complex than the notion of demons. Here's some interesting information.
Cannock Chase
Cannock Chase has played host to some of the strangest events and sightings ever to occur in the British Isles. Page 8.
The Tower of London
The ghosts of the haunted Tower of London include a spirit that carries its beheaded head around. Page 2.
Stull Cemetery
Haunting activity: Strange lights are said to appear around the unmarked grave of a boy who was the Devil's
Bachelor's Grove Cemetery
This abandoned and overgrown cemetery, located on the edge of the Rubio Woods Forest Preserv near Chicago, is best known for the famous photo of The Madonna of Bachelor's Grove. Page 2.
Ohio State Reformatory
Ohio State Reformatory, once a reformatory for wayward boys, has many reported ghost sightings and paranormal activity. Page 18.
First Jessica feels she is being watched, then...
First Jessica feels she is being watched, then she hears a demonic voice.
Test Your Sixth Sense
Do you have ESP? Here's your chance to test your psychic powers. 12 images are hidden on these pages. From the choices provided, try to "see" what they are before revealing them. Then check your score for statistical significance.
Gettysburg National Cemetery
The haunting activity at the Gettysburg battlefield is well known, but the cemetery is also the site of ghostly sightings and sounds. Page 6.
Mark sees a two-foot tall being running...
Mark sees a two-foot tall being running strangely fast through a Utah canyon.
Sleep Study Spirit
Sleep Study Spirit. Paranormal Phenomena. Page 385.
Ancient Footprint
This clearly human footprint was found in stone that is about 290 million years old. Page 11.
Western Burial Ground
Edgar Allan Poe actually has two grave sites in Baltimore's Western Burial Ground, a large memorial grave, where is now interred, and a smaller gravestone, which marks the site of his original burial place. Poe's ghost has allegedly been sighted. Page 7.
Despondent Chris attempts suicide but is saved...
Despondent Chris attempts suicide but is saved by a hand from the unknown.
True reports of messages from the Other Side.
It is not uncommon that a person will say that their belief in a live after death has been affirmed by a very personal experience -- that someone they love, who has passed, has provided a sign of some kind of their continued existence. Are these feelings merely wish fulfillment? Our own subconscious providing an illusion to help is cope with the loss of the loved one? Or are they genuinely messages from the other side, as the readers in these reports believe.
The Myrtles Plantation
The Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana is the site of many ghost experiences.
For no good or logical reason, things seem to...
For no good or logical reason, things seem to bounce unnaturally higher in Robert's house.
How To Conduct A Seance
A simple how to on conducting a seance, from your About.com guide
The Best Evidence for Reincarnation
The idea that we have lived before, and after this lifetime will live again is fascinating and compelling. We want to believe that there is a continuity to our existence, our souls. But is there good evidence for reincarnation? Dedicated researchers say yes.
What Are the Fatima Prophecies?
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When Iva's cat begins to act strangely, she...
When Iva's cat begins to act strangely, she believes it is communing with the dead.
Jessica sees the ghost of a teenage boy, then...
Jessica sees the ghost of a teenage boy, then learns his tragic story.
John wonders if he might have seen one of the...
John wonders if he might have seen one of the Civil War ghosts at Gettysburg.
Val hears a strange voice telling him to beware...
Val hears a strange voice telling him to beware of a dog. Guess what happens.
Google Earth Heavenly Apparitions
Google Earth Heavenly Apparitions: Top Ghost and Paranormal Pictures of 2013. Page 32.
Do People Have Psychokinetic Powers?
Here's a primer on telekinesis (or psychokinesis) - defined, remarkable stories of those who have it, theories on how it works... and how to develop your powers.
Wicklow Gaol
Wicklow Gaol: One of the most haunted places in Ireland. Page 19.
Collection of Ouija board experiences,...
True stories of Ouija board experiences, remarkable and terrifying.
Waverly Hills Sanatorium
Visitors to the Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky have experienced ghostly voices, shadow people, screams and more. Page 5.
Front Door Ghost
Front Door Ghost: Top Ghost and Paranormal Pictures of 2013. Page 30.
Moss Beach Distillery
Moss Beach Distillery and its ghosts. Page 13.
Queensland Lake Monster
Queensland Lake Monster: Top Ghost and Paranormal Pictures of 2013. Page 33.
Eastern State Penitentiary
Ghost of Eastern State Penitentiary include a figure in the guard tower, shadow people, a cackling laugh from cellblock 12, and more. Page 3.
Seth relates the discovery behind an eerie...
Seth relates the discovery behind an eerie light that appears in the Sierra Nevadas.
42 True Stories about Encounters with...
True stories of sightings and encounters with impossible doubles of people we know -- and ourselves.
The White House
Many ghosts have been seen in The White House, including that of Abraham Lincoln. Page 8.
Explore haunted cemeteries in this creepy...
A gallery of haunted cemeteries, including the burial places of The Queen of Voodoo, Edgar Allan Poe, the screaming skull, The Madonna of Bachelor's Grove, Resurrection Mary, and more.
The Queen Mary
The Queen Mary is haunted by many spirits, including dead shipmates and a little girl by the pool. Page 4.
Brianna is puzzled by circles that she says is...
Brianna is puzzled by circles that she says is appearing in her driveway.
News: Worm Rainfall, Poltergeist Torment,...
Paranormal news for April 18, 2015: Worm rain in Norway... Earth's mystery hum... The Alaska Triangle... Peggy, The Haunted Doll... Tormented by poltergeist... Ghost in restaurant security camera... New discovery in Patterson Bigfoot film... Egg-shaped flying creature... Mythical beasts and where to hunt them... 9-year-old girl says she went to Heaven... Phenomenon of alien abduction... more paranormal news.
Car Accident Ghost Video
After a fatal car crash, this video seems to show a ghost walking away from the scene.

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