Hauntings & Ghosts

Gallipoli ‘ghost’ solved: A lesson in non-paranormal persistence

Notice figures in the background. Photo: Joe Armao

Here is a great lesson for paranormalists: Make sure you exhaust all the avenues of “normal” before you conclude “paranormal”. In almost all cases, you CAN get to a sound explanation. Gallipoli ‘ghost’ an open and shutter case. Fairfax photographer Joe Armao spent an entire night studying the strange, hair-raising blur on one of his pictures…

Glowing green glitch or ghost?

Supposed ghost appear during the Irish's President's speech at Medieval Guildhall.

A photographer finds something odd in his snapshots of an official event. Look: Was a ghost spotted during Irish President’s visit to Coventry? Telegraph photographer Joe Bailey had quite a shock when he went though his pictures taken at today’s Irish President visit to Coventry. For in those images he found a ghoulish green ‘ghost’…

Does Gettysburg now rival Salem for ghostie tourist traps?

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Let’s be clear: Do we really need another ghostie place in Gettysburg, another paranormal paraphernalia shop and ANOTHER “real” ghost encounters show? I doubt it. It’s the same stuff over and over and over… Spooky Spirits hopes to scare up business at new location – Evening Sun. “Madam” Aretta Della is a self-described psychic witch…

Ambitious year-long paranormal investigation of museum

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So… this investigation… I’d love to see a writeup when it’s done. Ghost hunters launch year-long paranormal investigation at Solent Sky museum in Southampton Paranormal investigators who have launched a year-long investigation after staff and volunteers at Solent Sky in Southampton claimed to have seen ghostly figures and heard mysterious noises. Some of the unexplained…

The Sandwell poltergeist case: A photo mysterious appeared

Will these people be identified by the public? Why did their photo appear from nowhere?

Mystery photos sudden appearance is the latest strange event that prompted a U.K. family to seek help. Black Country ‘poltergeist’ shock for homeowners – Birmingham Mail. Residents of a Sandwell semi-detached are being plagued by poltergeist activity – and ghostbusters believe this mystery Polaroid holds the key to the chilling chain of events. Only days…

Historic or haunted? Cincinnati school building attracts paranormal tourism

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The emphasis in this piece is the new popularily based on the idea that it’s haunted. While mention is made that it’s a beautiful building, it’s curious the only way it can be sustained is by income from paranormal tourists. Kind of sad. City considers adding Walnut Hills school to historic list – Cincinnati News,…

Holy smoke! This Cassiobury Park “ghost” photo is AWFUL

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Undeniable? More like laughable. Cassiobury Park ghost: finally caught on camera (From Watford Observer). Paranormal investigators had to hold their breath to snap this spooky shot of midnight mist, which they say is “undeniable” evidence that spirits haunt Cassiobury Park. Jamie Burnell, lead investigator for Watford Paranormal group, was one of nine people ghost-hunting in…

‘Faceless monk’? More like worthless bunk

Photo credit: Laura Dickinson

Once again, ghost evidence fails. Seriously, this is evidence? And it’s in the news? ‘Faceless monk’ spotted in window of St Peter and St Paul Church in Borden by Sittingbourne photographer Laura Dickson. Laura Dickson, from Sittingbourne, has taken several photographs in which ghostly figures mysteriously appear. The latest incident took place during an afternoon…

Spooky ghost video caught in historic English pub (UPDATE: Easy to fake)

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The latest “haunted pub” video is making the rounds. It’s pretty neat but videos will never be suitable as evidence for the paranormal. However, they do make for some nifty publicity. Has a ghost been caught on camera at ‘haunted’ pub, Ye Olde Man and Scythe in Bolton, Greater Manchester? – Manchester Evening News Spooked…

This ghost hunter went into a haunted house and you WON’T BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED NEXT!

Welles house, Wilkes-Barre PA

Well, I don’t really believe it. I think there is more to this. The reputation of the Welles house in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is being enhanced by big name paranormalists. Something spooky is going on here. After just one night at 46 S. Welles St., John Zaffis is convinced. “There is definitely paranormal activity that transpires…