Paranormal

Curious what kind of money para-celeb Zak Bagans makes?

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The buffed, quaffed-haired host of Ghost Adventures is in a tug of war over fees after he fired his agent. Ex-Agent Sues Ghost Hunter Zak Bagans. Abrams Artists Agency sued Bagans and his production company Bagans Entertainment in Superior Court, demanding $305,833 for breach of contract. The Agency claims it is owed fees on negotiated deals.…

Unreal Estate: Scutt mansion is lovely but stigmatized (UPDATE: Sold ABOVE listing)

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Lovely mansion with tons of character is for sale. Leave it to the media to exploit the “haunting” legends. Historic Mansion Is Shockingly Cheap — But There’s A Big Catch. An elegant suburban Chicago mini-mansion has hit the market at an almost shockingly low price. But, of course, there’s something of a catch. The Hiram…

Ghost Hunters unwelcome in Connecticut

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Is the novelty wearing off? Local spot denies the TAPS crew access for an episode.‘Ghost Hunters’ filming denied – NewsTimes. The Fairfield Hills Authority voted against letting a crew film from “Ghost Hunters” paranormal television series film an episode in some of the remaining 11 buildings. “It would just be too disruptive,” said authority member…

Gef the talking mongoose in the Wall Street Journal

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Wow, Gef, the incredible story of the talking mongoose from the Isle of Man in the U.K. has made a splash in the Wall Street Journal. In England, Researchers Investigate Case of the Talking Mongoose – WSJ.com. The University of London’s Senate House Library is one of the finest academic research institutions in England. On…

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

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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’…

Near death researcher Morse gets three years in prison

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In an update to the conviction of Melvin Morse for first and second-degree reckless endangerment of a child, he has been sentenced. Melvin Morse gets three years in waterboarding case – CapeGazette.com Former Georgetown pediatrician Melvin Morse was sentenced to three years in prison plus probation for waterboarding his stepdaughter. Morse apologized to his stepdaughter, who attended…

Exhibition of “real” fairy photos

Photo credit: John Hyatt

Well they are very pretty… bugs. Fairies John Hyatt Rossendale Valley: University professor says he has photographed mystery winged creatures [...]Manchester Metropolitan University lecturer John Hyatt claims he now has proof the creatures are real and are residing in the Rossendale Valley. John Hyatt, Director of Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and…

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…

Pastor drops dead during stressful confession in front of his church

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Well! This was unusual. Pastor dies during “confession” – Connecticut Post. A congregation loudly confronted its longtime pastor about his alleged infidelity — and in the midst of their yelling, the pastor dropped dead. That’s what happened Sunday at the Miracle Faith World Outreach Church, according to members of the congregation and police sources. Bishop…