Tag Archive for Ghosts

Canada’s haunted postage

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News snippet: Canada issues a series of stamps depicting famous ghost stories. Pretty, but a bit silly. Did they run out of real things to honor? Haunting an envelope near you soon… Source: Halifax Citadel’s ‘Grey Lady’ gets her own stamp

Johannesburg’s “haunted hospital” plagued by trespassers

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A development company in South Africa says youngsters and ‘ghost hunters’ enter the abandoned Kempton Park Hospital, Johannesberg, for thrills. Criminals use it to hide. It causes extra expenses for security since the place gets vandalized. Source: ‘Haunted’ hospital off limits to ‘ghost hunters’ The place is known as the “haunted hospital”. As we reported in other…

Hotel wishes to protect reputation against “haunted” claim

News smidgen: The owner of a hotel in Amnat Charoen sued a celebrity mor lum singer, “Kandy Rakkaen”, yesterday for allegedly posting that she saw ghosts at the hotel on Facebook. Source: Hotel owner sues celebrity for ‘haunted hotel’ FB post Gee, many hotels relish a “haunted” reputation to bring in tourists. Thailand is not a…

Haunted history of Bobby Mackey’s Music World fails to stand up to scrutiny

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Editors Note: In cooperation with the Anomalies Research Society, we present this exclusive feature report based on the investigation of the Military Veterans Paranormal organization. By M. Cadwell and S. A. Hill Bobby Mackey’s Music World is well-known to paranormal researchers as one of America’s “Most Haunted” places (Argie and Olsen, 2014). Located at 44 Licking Pike…

Moldy ghosts?

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Another hypothetical idea about “ghosts”. This one also sounds scientific on the surface, but so far, does not have the chops to explain hauntings. Ghost sightings in haunted houses linked to toxic mould. Researchers studying ghostly apparitions said that hauntings are usually reported in old buildings which often have poor air quality from pollutants. Previous…

Be on the lookout for a poltergeist invasion

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Watch for poltergeists (noisy ghosts) to be the next big thing. Once the media cranks up the interest in such things, we likely will see an increase in reports of people who are experiencing paranormal occurrences. Poltergeist reboot updates 1980s horror for 2015. How do you make a Poltergeist remake in 2015? The original is…

Peter Underwood, paranormal researcher, passed at age 91

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I heard of the passing of paranormal researcher Peter Underwood via Twitter. Thanks to Cindy Bowers of Group of Fort FB group for finding this Hidden Highgate site obit. I have contacted some people who knew him and will add comments as I get them. Peter Underwood R.I.P 1923 – 2014 – Hidden Highgate. I…

Historical sites get bombarded with requests by ghost hunters

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It’s the silly season. As you can probably guess, I have a Google alerts for “paranormal investigator” and, I’ll tell you what — I am SOOOOOOOOOO jaded with shallow, incredibly stupid stories of amateur paranormal investigators doing “research”. At least this piece was a bit different and points out an obvious problem. Do you cheapen history…

Skipping school in Bangladesh because of a goat-craving demon

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News from Bangladesh – a demon is visiting a school insisting a tree be chopped down and to give it goat sacrifices. The kids are scared off. Ghost scares school kids off the class!. Six students fall unconscious within a short time one day triggering rumours of a ghost taking up residence in a tree…

Indian lawyers convinced their local court house is haunted

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If it’s such a haunted place, why do we have the same low-quality evidence that is only convincing to believers? This is another example of believing is seeing. Lawyers, staff in Delhi’s Karkardooma court complex convinced that it’s haunted. The usual cacophony of lawyers, petitioners and visitors at the Karkardooma Court Complex has of late…

Students fear their dorm rooms might be haunted

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It’s no surprise that college students, steeped in ghostie TV shows and media coverage of haunted places EVERYWHERE, will freak themselves out over ghosts in their new rooms. It sounds like they really need a wake up call to life outside of the internet and their own sheltered idead. Will my dorm be haunted, ask…

Cop fired when supernatural beliefs got in the way of doing his job

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Oh brother, this guy’s extreme beliefs impeded his ability to do his job and affected others in the workplace. But he’s claiming discrimination. Cop claims feds are targeting him because he believes in ghosts. A Department of Veterans Affairs cop [Valdo Vaher], convinced his former New Jersey workplace is haunted by evil spirits, says the…

Absurd idea for video enhancement to “capture proof of ghosts”

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$50K for a video service to see ghosts, or should I say more rightly, anomalies that people will say are ghosts. TVTechnology: New Video Enhancing Service Looks to Find Ghosts. The creator of a new Hidden Intelligence Tracking (HIT) technology is seeking crowdfunding under the auspices of helping users capture video proof that they are…

Ghost hunting at the museum with XBOX LASER technology!

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The Laurel Museum in Laurel, Maryland is supposedly haunted. A group of ghost hunters was called and did some investigating. Or did they? I wouldn’t call it investigating… Is the Laurel Museum haunted?. The Laurel Museum is operated by the Laurel Historical Society out of a restored 19th-century mill worker’s house adjacent to Riverfront Park.…

Sales pitch: Ghosts will investigate this talking teddy bear

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One of my non-wooey friends sent me this tip. I shouldn’t be surprised. Boo Buddy Ghost Hunting Trigger Object Dolls for Paranormal Investigations. They sell this stuffed bear called a Boo Buddy. It serves as a “trigger object” to attract child ghosts and records Electronic Voice Phenomena. Fake bear, fake premises, silly stuff. Within the…

There’s a blurry object on the camera lens! Call ghostbusters!

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Do you sometimes get the feeling that people are just so gullible, it can be depressing? Me too. Here is this week’s version of a bug or fuzz on the CC camera lens. It’s not a ghost but a restaurant needs some free publicity. ‘He should probably call Ghostbusters,’ Iowa restaurant claims it is haunted.…

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.…

How does this ghost sex thing work…?

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It’s Supernatural Week on ITV’s This Morning show and they seem to find no shame in discussing such a lustful topic as spectrophilia. This Morning: I had sex with a ghost – twice! – Yahoo TV UK. Natasha Blasik joined the programme by video link from the US to talk about her ghost sex. She…

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…

‘Faceless monk’? More like worthless bunk

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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…

The Indiana “portal to hell” circus continues with movie and TV deals

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After international attention, media companies saw a hot topic in the events claimed to occur in Gary, Indiana. The priest has signed a movie deal and will also collaborate with Zak Bagans of Ghost Adventures. Priest signs film deals after well-publicized exorcisms of Latoya Ammons. The Rev. Michael Maginot has signed a deal with Evergreen…

The Conjuring is a REAL nightmare for people living in the house

Originally posted July 28, 2013 This situation is back in the news. See the update below. This story is sad, an older couple is being harassed by people who are interested in the actual house featured in the hit movie The Conjuring. Movie link conjures up nightmare for local family | The Woonsocket Call. Norma…