Tag Archive for hauntings

The good and bad of haunted hotels

Ah yes. It’s that time of year – when “haunted” locations capitalize on that spooky feeling. It’s both a “blessing and curse”. Tales of haunting help, hurt businesses in northeast Kansas | CJOnline.com. Lori Ford, who has owned the Hotel Josephine, 501 Ohio Ave. in Holton, for more than two years, said some people specifically…

Spooky cemetery is spooky. You should do something about that, say dog walkers.

Slow news day? This is a pointless ado about nothing. Graveyard’s ghosts stir pet walkers. DOG walkers are demanding floodlights be installed at a local cemetery because it can be “spooky” at night – and their fears were confirmed by an expert in paranormal activity. In response to these tales, The Daily Telegraph invited Janine…

Sham inquiry: It’s supposedly haunted so let’s go look for “evidence”

This story about the Middleborough, MA Town Hall floated around many outlets. I passed on it because it was the typical paranormal investigator story. But since it got such widespread coverage, I thought it worth posting (thanks to a tip) and examining a little more closely. Paranormal investigators to search Middleborough Town Hall for ghostly…

News “Flash”: Ghost hunters’ flashlight trick is not paranormal. Explanation revealed.

A contributor to the JREF (James Randi Educational Foundation) forum, a premier site for skeptical discussion, has posted a superb video detailing why the ghost hunter flashlight communication method appears to work. Turns out it is not paranormal at all. Just science. This is SO good. It’s what TESTING is all about. (Ghost hunters have…

The Ghost Doctors are tour guides, not scientists

Grand Central Terminal is Ghost Central! Grand Central Terminal the world’s most famous train terminal ought to be called “Ghost Central” according to New York’s premiere paranormal investigators the “Ghost Doctors.” Pete & Stew Kandel’s (known as Dr. Pete and Dr. Stew) sought after ghost hunting tour in GCT have given New Yorkers a chance…

Lincolnshire is devilishly hot for reported paranormal activity

Why is Lincolnshire so Popular with Demons, Witches and Zombies? – International Business Times. Lincolnshire is regarded as a paranormal hotspot in the UK and even has its own team of ‘ghostbusters’ and it needs it, according to recently uncovered police statistics. The information released after the FOI revealed some quite surprising results. They showed…

Randi and Shostak refute signs your house is haunted

Is Your House Haunted, Or Are Your Senses Being Taunted? | Fox News. James Randi and Seth Shostak reply to a ridiculous post by the Warrens (Lorraine and her nephew), your self-styled neighborhood demonologists. Two individuals identified as “foremost experts of the supernatural realm” have produced a list of phenomena that “might indicate your house is haunted.”…

Syfy bringing “School Spirits” to television

Syfy Orders Six Episodes of “School Spirits” |. Syfy orders six, one-hour episodes of the new unscripted series School Spirits from executive producers Mark Burnett (Survivor, The Apprentice) and Seth Jarrett (Celebrity Ghost Stories). The project will tell true ghost stories of hauntings that have happened at schools across the country. The stories will be…

Have a Haunted Honeymoon: Travelocity names the top 10 haunted hotels in U.S.

Sweet dreams: Travelocity names the top 10 haunted hotels in U.S. – Pack Up – Boston.com. For those adults who feel like taking on a challenge this year, Travelocity just announced their list of the top 10 haunted hotels in the U.S, including one in Boston’s backyard, and the witchiest spot in the world, Salem, Mass.…