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  • 18% of Americans say they’ve seen a ghost

    11/01/2015 5:30:34 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 47 replies
    pewresearch ^ | October 30, 2015 | Michael Lipka
    On Saturday evening, many American children will encounter costumed ghosts as they roam the streets in search of candy and other treats on Halloween. Before bedtime, to avoid nightmares, some parents may try to reassure their kids that ghosts are not real. PF_13.10.31_Supernatural_310px (1)But not all of those parents may buy their own reassurances: Nearly one-in-five U.S. adults (18%) say they’ve seen or been in the presence of a ghost, according to a 2009 Pew Research Center survey. An even greater share – 29% – say they have felt in touch with someone who has already died. Claude Fischer, a...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Innocents (1961)

    10/30/2015 7:55:12 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    What would Halloween weekend be without a spooky movie or two? Young Miss Giddens (Deborah Kerr) is hired to be governess for a pair of orphaned children by a wealthy, but emotionally distant uncle (Michael Redgrave). All seems well at first, but Miss Giddens begins to suspect something may be very wrong at the manor, and with the children...
  • US to Deploy Unmanned 'Ghost Ships' to Track Submarines

    04/04/2015 1:16:06 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 23 replies
    Marine Link ^ | April 04, 2015, | Aiswarya Lakshmi
    To keep track of increasingly stealthy Russian, Chinese, and Iranian submarines, the U.S. is building a robotic ghost ship - an unmanned, autonomous patrol ship - to follow them around the high seas.
  • I Knew a Priest Who Could See the Dead

    10/25/2014 9:19:13 AM PDT · by millegan · 425 replies
    ChurchPOP ^ | 2014 | Fr. Dwight Longenecker
    Ill call him Fr. John. He was a charismatic Anglo Catholic priest. A friend of my brother Daryls well call Henry died suddenly in a plane crash and he was upset because although Henry was a believer he was away from God when he died. So Fr. John said, We have to have a requiem Mass for Henry. They went into church and locked the door for privacys sake. Another priest well call Fr. George celebrated the Mass. Henry was about twenty years old. He was just over five foot tall with a shock of blonde hair and a wide...
  • Firm Offers the Ghost to Navy as a Versatile Combat Platform

    07/29/2014 8:17:16 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 33 replies
    Sea Power ^ | July 28, 2014 | RICHARD R. BURGESS
    ARLINGTON, Va. A small company is offering to the Navy a small, high-speed craft that it says can take on some of the missions of the littoral combat ship (LCS) in regional operations. The Ghost, a small waterplane-area twin-hull (SWATH) craft designed by Juliet Marine Systems Inc. of Portsmouth, N.H., has been tested in prototype form at sea and has been demonstrated to potential customers, including the U.S. Navy, said Greg Sancoff, chief executive officer of Juliet Marine. The Ghost is designed to perform anti-surface (ASUW) and antisubmarine warfare (ASW) and mine countermeasures (MCM), the three intended roles of...
  • Poltergeist Under Couples Bed Turns Out to Be Meth Head

    07/15/2014 9:29:14 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 12 replies
    Vocativ ^ | 7/14/14 | Vocativ
    A Seattle couple returned home to discover that an intruder had trashed their apartment. It was only after the cops had left that they found the human beast hiding under their mattress with a knife Its been a little hard for Brian ONeill to catch some decent shut-eye ever since he and his wife discovered a monster under their bed. Oh man, I havent been able to sleep very well, the Seattle business analyst tells Vocativ. It was like one of those really creepy movies.
  • Sacramento woman claims dead boyfriend's ghost is haunting her car

    05/01/2014 7:12:28 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 47 replies
    upi ^ | May 1, 2014 | Evan Bleier
    SACRAMENTO, A Sacramento woman, who was dating a man that died of a drug overdose in 2005, claims that his ghost began haunting her 2002 GMC pickup just days after his death. Deanna Stinson says she had so many supernatural encounters with the deceased 22-year-old, that she sold the car. I could feel touching on my hair and on my shoulders, on my thighs, just everywhere, she told CBS Sacramento. My concentration would be lost a lot of the times, but I would just pray, and then it would stop. Stinson claims Alexs presence would be especially strong when she...
  • Ghostly Figure In Photo A Sign From God? Pastor Thinks So

    02/08/2014 11:22:09 AM PST · by Brian Kopp DPM · 89 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | 02/06/14
    Ghostly Figure In Photo A Sign From God? Pastor Thinks So February 6, 2014ANAHEIM (CBSLA.com) A pastor and his wife believe a ghostly figure that appeared in the background of a photograph is a sign from a higher power.CBS2s Stacey Butler reports that a man named Radu, who didnt want to appear on-camera, took a photo of a co-worker two weeks ago at an Irvine warehouse.The picture, which Radu said he did not retouch, showed a veiled woman in the corner behind the co-worker.I can clearly see the face. I can even see long hair. I can see, like...
  • The Ancient Ghost City of Ani

    01/27/2014 7:04:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 16 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | January 24, 2014 | Alan Taylor
    Situated on the eastern border of Turkey, across the Akhurian River from Armenia, lies the empty, crumbling site of the once-great metropolis of Ani, known as "the city of a thousand and one churches." Founded more than 1,600 years ago, Ani was situated on several trade routes, and grew to become a walled city of more than 100,000 residents by the 11th century.
  • A ghost ship filled with cannibal rats may be headed straight for Britain

    01/23/2014 6:12:26 PM PST · by Lorianne · 60 replies
    Salon ^ | 23 January 2014 | Lindsay Abrams
    According to experts, a 1,565-ton cruise liner carrying disease-ridden rats is out there, somewhere, and could very well be headed for Britain. The ship, which went missing a year ago, has presumably been drifting across the North Atlantic ever since. The Independents account of what happened next is based in some true facts, and then fluffed up with a lot of conjecture. Heres what appears to be going on: Not made-up: ghost ships. Thats just the term used for ships with no living crew aboard, and according to Quartz, theyre not that rare sailors have spotted at least seven...
  • Saudi Accuses Ghost of Trying to Burn His House

    01/21/2014 12:33:45 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Man says jinn started 21 fires at his house and heard incomprehensible voicesA Saudi man accused jinn (ghosts) of starting 21 fires at his house over a period of three years and that he often hears incomprehensible voices during the blazes. Ibrahim Al Asiri said 10 of the incidents involved major fires which were extinguished by the civil defence and that he managed to put out the rest. The problem is that when I poured water on the fire, it gets bigger.while I extinguished some of those fires, I was hearing incomprehensible voices behind doors at my home, he told...
  • Britain's most haunted B&B where terrified guests have jumped out of windows

    10/30/2013 9:00:10 PM PDT · by max americana · 44 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | OCT 28, 3013 | Nick Enoch
    Welcome to Britains most haunted B&B - where terrified guests have been left so scared they have even jumped out of the windows. The Ancient Ram Inn, in the village of Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, is believed to be riddled with up to 20 spectres who torment the paying punters of the 12th century home. Built on an ancient pagan burial ground - and also believed to be the scene of child sacrifices and devil worship - the Cotswolds cottage is haunted by the likes of a murdered young girl called Rosie, a high priestess, and even a male sex demon, known...
  • Not well-done: restaurant offers communion burger

    10/05/2013 2:56:07 PM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | October 3, 2013 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    I have no idea what this tastes like. But I can tell you this much: it’s tasteless. And offensive.Once again, popular culture deals with Christianity in a way it would never deal with any other major religion.From CNN’s Beliefs blog: A Chicago restaurant is pushing the boundaries of poor taste with its October Burger of the Month.Kuma’s Corner, a heavy-metal themed joint with an “Eat beef; bang your head” ethos, says its new burger is an homage to Ghost, a Swedish band that performs satanic songs in Catholic clerical garb.“The Ghost” burger features a “Communion wafer garnish,” a white, unleavened...
  • Video: Ghost of Ronnie James Dio Might Be Haunting Rock Concerts

    08/06/2013 11:36:34 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 12 replies
    UltimateClassicRock.com ^ | 8/6/13 | Shauna Wright
    Do you believe in ghosts? More to the point, do you believe the ghosts of dead rock stars hang around concerts where their songs are being played? If so, then add Ronnie James Dio to the list of possible apparitions because according to at least one witness, he popped up (quite literally) at a Last in Line show this weekend. Last in Line is the group featuring ex-Dio guitarist Vivian Campbell, fellow founding Dio members Vinny Appice, Jimmy Bain and Claude Schnell, plus lead singer Andrew Freeman. Together, they perform early Dio material from Campbells years with the band....
  • Cleveland-area Woman Finds Ghostly Couple in Cellphone Photo

    05/01/2013 3:53:11 PM PDT · by pkajj · 42 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | April 30, 2013 | Carol Christian
    A Cleveland-area woman who found a couple of ghostly figures in a photo taken with her cell phone said she's not freaked out about it. "To me, it was awesome," said Marcella Davis. "It's not scary to me." David took the photo about 4 p.m. April 15 at Cleveland High School, where she was trying to get a shot of her nephew, who attends the school. "He spun around so I couldn't take his picture, so I got the back of his head," she said. "I didn't try to take no more because he didn't let me." Davis, the mother...
  • Biden: Did Caspy the ghost do that?

    08/31/2012 2:09:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8/31/12 | Staff
    Vice President Joe Biden repeated one of his favorite campaign lines Friday at a Lordstown, Ohio, campaign stop but with a new nickname for Casper the Friendly Ghost. As my little seven-year-old granddaughter would say, Biden said, Pap, did Caspy the ghost do that? I mean who did it? How did we get here? Biden introduced himself as Joe Bidenopoulos to a table of Greeks at a diner later in the day, according to pool reports.
  • Does this picture show the 'ghost' of a universe that existed before the Big Bang?

    06/12/2012 5:04:55 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 38 replies
    Daily Galaxy ^ | 6/10/12
    June 10, 2012 Image of the Day: Evidence of a Past Universe? Circular Patterns in the Cosmic Microwave Background Stephen Hawking has said: "We should look for evidence of a collision with another universe in our distant Past." Some experts believethat what we call the universe may only be one of many. Is there any conceivable way that we could ever detect and study other universes if they exist? Is it even falsifiable? This was a key question Hawking was was asked in an interview with the BBC."Our best bet for a theory of everything...
  • Illinois primary a must win for Santorum, it is time to do or die

    03/20/2012 11:59:18 AM PDT · by VinL · 51 replies
    WashTimes ^ | 3-20-12 | picht
    Newt Gingrich had to win Mississippi and Alabama in order to remain a viable candidate. Those states weren't essential because of their delegate counts or their importance to the national election, but because Gingrich had won nothing outside the South and staked everything on a southern strategy. He lost. He remains in the campaign, but he's a ghost, a bitter aftertaste, and a thorn in Rick Santorum's side. Santorum now faces his own "must win" primary, Illinois. He's won more states than Gingrich, but his strength so far has been in the Midwest and South, and in neither region has...
  • Swedish Satanic Rock Band Begins US Tour This Month

    01/11/2012 8:15:31 AM PST · by surroundedbyblue · 45 replies
    Women of Grace Blog ^ | 1/11/12 | Sue Brinkmann
    A satanic rock band from Sweden known as Ghost is planning a 13-stop tour in America beginning in New York City on January 18. The band, whose keeps the names of its members anonymous, is actually a devil-worshiping ministry that features a lead singer who calls himself Papa Emeritus and dresses up as a kind of satanic pope in a skull mask and cardinals robes. Their 13 Dates of Doom tour in the U.S. will include two other doom rocker bands, Blood Ceremony and Ancient Wisdom. Their flyers advertise the tour in this way: In the name of Satan, we...
  • Grandmother, 73, claims she's being plagued by a GHOST (groping from the BEYOND)

    11/22/2011 5:13:16 PM PST · by Winstons Julia · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/21/11 | Sarah Nelson
    Doris Birch, of Herne Bay, began experiencing the nocturnal disturbances in her flat four months ago. The 73-year-old said: Its like an octopus. I was lying in bed when I felt this creepy pair of hands.
  • Terror of family who claim their five-year old son is haunted by the 'man with grey skin'

    11/22/2011 7:03:41 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 54 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Nov. 22, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A father has told how his five-year-old son claims he has been troubled by visions of a ghostly man with grey skin who speaks to him in the night. Dave Gerrity, 41, said his son Dagan first complained about seeing something in his bedroom in the family's Bridlington home around six months ago. Mr Gerrity said: 'Dagan is scared about it. He cries about it. He's told us that at night he can't sleep because a man with grey skin comes and sits on his bed and keeps him awake talking to him. 'The first time it happened, Dagan's mum...
  • Reagan and Gingrich (Reagan's Ghost Writer?)

    11/19/2011 1:28:19 PM PST · by jessduntno · 77 replies
    bessette/pitney ^ | Newt/Reagan
    Reagan and Gingrich (from 1980) In his 1980 debate with President Carter, Ronald Reagan famously said: "...I think when you make that decision, it might be well if you would ask yourself, are you better off than you were four years ago? Is it easier for you to go and buy things in the stores than it was four years ago? Is there more or less unemployment in the country than there was four years ago? Is America as respected throughout the world as it was? Do you feel that our security is as safe, that we're as strong as...
  • Juliet Marine Systems, Inc. Announces the First Supercavitating Ship, GHOST

    10/20/2011 12:47:44 PM PDT · by pingman · 38 replies
    Juliet Marine Systems, Inc. press release ^ | 8/10/2011 | Juliet Marine Systems, Inc.
    Portsmouth, NH (August 10, 2011) - Juliet Marine Systems, Inc. (JMS) announced today that the US Navy/USPTO have removed Secrecy Orders previously applied to GHOST. For the first time, Juliet Marine is able to release photographs of GHOST, the first super-cavitating craft, to the public. GHOST was designed and built by US Citizens for the US Navy at no cost to the government to protect US sailors, servicemen and servicewomen. Development of the first ever super-cavitating craft, in many ways, is as difficult as breaking the sound barrier. GHOST is a combination aircraft/boat that has been designed to fly through...
  • "Stealth" Boat Could Revolutionize Naval Warfare

    08/31/2011 6:06:34 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 70 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | Aug 30, 2011 | Greg Wilson
    "Stealth" Boat Could Revolutionize Naval Warfare Designer is working with defense contractor on 150-foot model By Greg Wilson A stealth boat that moves through water at high speeds and with near invisibility could revolutionize the Navy's ability to carry out special operations on water. The craft, called The Ghost, moves by generating a layer of gas around submerged surfaces, greatly reducing friction. It's unique design makes it ideal for special operations, according to DiscoveryNews. The ship can reach speeds of 60 miles per hour and has a shape designed to reduce its visibility to radar, similar to the Navy's "Sea...
  • Jim Morrison's Ghost Turns 40 Years Old

    07/03/2011 10:17:25 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 44 replies
    Associated Content from Yahoo ^ | July 3 2011 | Robert Dougherty
    Jim Morrison's ghost has allegedly been hanging around Paris for decades. Since Morrison died on July 3, 1971, his ghost and his legend have only grown in status. In fact, journalist Brett Meisner even claimed that he took a photo of The Doors' lead singer standing at his grave years ago, as apparent proof that he did "break on through to the other side." If he did, then he has officially been there for 40 years, since today is the 40th anniversary of his death. It is fitting that stories about his ghost has persisted for years, to add to...
  • A real white knuckle ride: 'Headless monk' seen by workmen ...

    02/07/2011 12:43:43 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7 Feb 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A headless monk, a sudden chill, objects moving of own accord. A new ride at an amusement park? No, the strange, seemingly paranormal, behaviour was experienced by workmen building a water ride at Thorpe Park, one of the country's biggest theme parks. There were reports of workers feeling like someone was watching over their shoulder and sudden cold feelings being experienced. As a result of the ghostly sightings, and fears that an ancient burial ground has been disturbed, the project was moved to another site. ... The ride's foundations would have been over an area of the park where stone...
  • Be amazed. A must-watch, the media has ridiculed us into 'ask no questions' silence.

    Although the lib press--and many of the, beaten into silent submission, conservative press, routinely chastise the public to just 'drop" the question of Obama's past as irksome, stupid, irrelevant and ponderously inconsequential, there are mind boggling bombshells buried there. Our American press has engaged in systematic ridicule as the weapon of optimal effectiveness in protecting this 'historic' president. Ask questions and you will be ridiculed 10fold EVERYTIME. JUST WATCH THIS SHORT VIDEO OF CLIPS. This is how Obama got into Harvard with probably miserable grades (won't release a single trace) and no money. Khalid al Mansour (former Black Panther and...
  • Ghost Of Kyoto: Government Control By Any Means

    01/03/2011 10:21:43 AM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 1/3/11 | Dr. Tim Ball
    I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem -and that yardstick is: Is it good for America? Dwight D. Eisenhower. Driessen and Soons article in New Years day CanadaFreePress (CFP) identifies the growing conflict as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tries to take control of energy in Texas. EPA is manipulating a completely unnecessary and scientifically unjustified control of energy and must be stopped. Fortunately, the Texas case is currently stayed by a court order, but EPA history is to do anything to achieve their goal.
  • The ghost towns of China

    12/19/2010 8:25:00 PM PST · by GravityFree · 37 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 18th December 2010 | Daily Mail Reporter
    These amazing satellite images show sprawling cities built in remote parts of China that have been left completely abandoned, sometimes years after their construction. Elaborate public buildings and open spaces are completely unused, with the exception of a few government vehicles near communist authority offices. Some estimates put the number of empty homes at as many as 64 million, with up to 20 new cities being built every year in the country's vast swathes of free land. The photographs have emerged as a Chinese government think tank warns that the country's real estate bubble is getting worse, with property prices...
  • And Now Presenting:Amazing Satellite Images Of The Ghost Cities Of China[64M Vacant Homes]

    12/14/2010 5:02:01 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 64 replies
    businessinsider ^ | | Dec. 14, 2010, 4:15 PM | Chandni Rathod and Gus Lubin
    The hottest market in the hottest economy in the world is Chinese real estate. The big question is how vulnerable is this market to a crash. One red flag is the vast number of vacant homes spread through China, by some estimates up to 64 million vacant homes. We've tracked down satellite photos of these unnerving places, based on a report from Forensic Asia Limited. They call it a clear sign of a bubble: "Theres city after city full of empty streets and vast government buildings, some in the most inhospitable locations. Click here to see the ghost towns
  • Hunting ghosts near hallowed scene (Gettysburg's reputation as a haunted haven)

    10/25/2010 8:32:14 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 53 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 10/24/2010 | Amy Worden
    Under a full moon, her hoopskirt swishing, Sandy Kime lights her lantern and sets off down the brick-lined sidewalks of this historic town, leading a flock of 16 people. Then she pauses and begins to roll out her collection of ghost stories. Standing across from an old-schoolhouse-turned-field-hospital, she recounts the tale of the wounded Confederate officer's emerging from a second-story window and floating down to what was a cemetery across the street.
  • Top 10 Haunted Homes in the U.S.

    10/22/2010 7:51:47 AM PDT · by Sopater · 13 replies
    Zillow Blog ^ | October 4, 2010 | Diane Tuman
    We like to be creeped out, dont we? To kick off this Halloween season, we have chosen 10 homes in the U.S. notorious for their haunted history and spirits who like to visit. Some are privately owned homes, some are now bed-and-breakfasts, some have historic designations, and one is even the seat of our government. Take a deep breath and lets visit some of the most notable haunted homes in the U.S.: 1. The Winchester House (San Jose, CA) This amazing Victorian mansion has secret panels, hidden rooms and staircases leading to nowhere - all to keep the spirits at...
  • Soulsearchers 'see ghosts' during Carlisle restaurant investigation

    10/18/2010 7:58:36 PM PDT · by CurlyBill · 25 replies · 1+ views
    News & Star ^ | 10/14/10 | News & Star
    Soulsearchers 'see ghosts' during Carlisle restaurant investigation Last updated at 13:18, Thursday, 14 October 2010 Its a cold, October night in Carlisle. Fog rolls in over the cathedral, lit up against the black sky and stoops to kiss the cobblestones outside the restaurant. Inside, the customers are gone. The tables, still laid as if for a ghostly banquet, are occupied by seven men and women, awkwardly observing a reverent hush. Two burly Scotsmen are flitting about with bits of machinery, recording the readings on digital screens. Only two people seem relaxed. They sit at separate tables, scribbling their thoughts into...
  • Cosmic 'Ghost': "Evidence of a supermassive black hole equal in power to a billion supernovas."

    09/04/2010 6:12:52 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 54 replies
    Mg20727753.800-1_300 NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory located a cosmic "ghost" that scientists think is evidence of a huge eruption produced by a supermassive black hole equal in power to a billion supernovas. The source, HDF 130, is over 10 billion light years away and existed at a time 3 billion years after the Big Bang, when galaxies and black holes were forming at a high rate. The X-ray ghost, so-called because a diffuse X-ray source has remained after other radiation from the outburst has died away, is in the Chandra Deep Field-North, one of the deepest X-ray images ever taken. "We'd...
  • Amateur NC ghost hunter looking for 'ghost train' hit and killed by real train

    08/27/2010 10:38:54 AM PDT · by The Comedian · 62 replies
    WISTV ^ | Aug 27, 2010 | Jeff Rivenbark
    STATESVILLE, NC (WBTV) - A man who was with about a dozen people who were looking for a legendary "ghost train" in Iredell County was hit by a locomotive and killed early Friday morning. The incident happened on a train trestle at 2:45 a.m. near the 900 block of Buffalo Shoals Road. Robin Chapman, a spokesperson for Norfolk-Southern Railroad, said the eastbound train consisted of three locomotives and no freight cars. The train was rounding a curve and approaching a trestle over Boston Creek just prior to Buffalo Shoals Road when it struck a man on the trestle, Chapman said.
  • Master Orator flubs "Massachusetts" during mocking of Romney

    05/02/2010 8:09:36 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 39 replies · 1,421+ views
    PolitiPage ^ | 05/02/10 | Jeff J
    Obama has a bit of trouble pronouncing "MassaTuCHetts" - not good when you are attempting to mock.
  • Obama the Invisible Student at Columbia University?

    04/06/2010 1:52:29 AM PDT · by Welshman007 · 115 replies · 3,100+ views
    Conservative Examiner ^ | 4/6/2010 | Anthony G. Martin
    In order to fully comprehend the mindset, the mission, and the end-game of Barack Obama's policy initiatives, one must understand something about his background. And his background continues to be a source of many questions, this time centering on his years as a student at Columbia University. If, as Obama claims, he received a degree from Columbia, then was his presence on campus a case of 'the invisible student?' No one remembers Obama being at Columbia. In October of 2008, just prior to the Presidential election, Unqualified Reservations presented 2 articles concerning Obama's time at Columbia which quoted several sources...
  • Patrick Kennedy leaves note for Ted on gravesite: "Dad, the unfinished business is done."

    03/24/2010 7:51:28 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 171 replies · 2,546+ views
    Washington comPost ^ | March 24, 2010 | Philip Rucker and Eli Saslow
    The political odyssey of health care reform in many ways is the story of Ted Kennedy, and as President Obama signed the historic bill into law Tuesday, Kennedy's gravesite was a place of quiet celebration and poignant reflection. The late senator's widow, Victoria Reggie Kennedy, spent hours Sunday at the simple white cross at Arlington National Cemetery marking where her husband was laid to rest only seven months ago. Ted Kennedy's youngest son, Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy (D-R.I.), visited on Monday morning and left a hand-written note that read: "Dad, the unfinished business is done." And on a dreary...
  • Paranormal Shocker! Ghost Seen Dancing on Ted Kennedy's Grave (Satire)

    01/20/2010 1:56:37 AM PST · by SvenWaring · 7 replies · 593+ views
    DotPenn ^ | 1-20-2009 | Sven Waring
    Washington D.C. ghost hunters are used to seeing strange things. Last night, a group investigating claims that Arlington National Cemetery is haunted said they saw an apparition dancing on the grave of Ted Kennedy. "We couldn't seem to get our video cameras to work," said Arlen Schpootz, "The massive bureaucracy of Washington D.C. seemed to suck out the life of our batteries, but we did make visual contact." Schpootz and his team said the ghost appeared to be that of Mary Jo Kopechne, the young aid who was killed in a car driven by Kennedy. The team watched stunned as...
  • Study: Man-eating lions consumed 35 people in 1898

    11/02/2009 3:05:00 PM PST · by decimon · 28 replies · 1,243+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 2, 2009 | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID
    The nightly attacks by two man-eating lions terrified railway workers and brought construction to a halt in one of east Africa's most notorious onslaughts more than a hundred years ago. But the death toll, scientists now say, wasn't as high as previously thought. > Delay of the railroad was even subject to debate in Britain's House of Commons. >
  • How Detroit, the Motor City, Turned Into a Ghost Town

    10/31/2009 7:08:56 PM PDT · by Son House · 154 replies · 6,280+ views
    Guardian News and Media Limited ^ | Sunday 1 November | Paul Harris
    The city that was once one of the wealthiest in America is a decrepit, often surreal landscape of urban decline. It was once one of the greatest cities in the world. The birthplace of the American car industry, it boasted factories that at one time produced cars shipped over the globe. Its downtown was studded with architectural gems, and by the 1950s it boasted the highest median income and highest rate of home ownership of any major American city. Culturally it gave birth to Motown Records, named in homage to Detroit's status as "Motor City". Decades of white flight, coupled...
  • Zombies and vampires and ghosts...Oh my.

    10/28/2009 6:22:16 AM PDT · by mshoffner · 11 replies · 571+ views
    Huntington Examiner ^ | 10/28/2009 | Mark Shoffner
    It's the time of the season where the gates open and the nightmares come alive. Where you hear the bumps in the night, the wolves howl, and through the mist, you see the dead come alive. They're coming for treats, but be careful, for they will take your soul.
  • Vanity: Ghosts, Ouija Boards, the Paranormal, and God

    10/27/2009 11:10:27 AM PDT · by Debacled · 84 replies · 3,079+ views
    With Halloween only a few days away, discussion of the paranormal is a staple of the creepy holiday each year. Anybody have any interesting anecdotes about their experiences with hauntings, Ouija boards, and ghosts? Even aside from the typical Halloween characters, have you encountered situations that you think were direct interventions from God? Anyone want to share their paranormal stories?
  • Ghost hunters say Deering Estate is ground zero for lost spirits

    10/25/2009 7:40:30 AM PDT · by CurlyBill · 57 replies · 2,496+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 10/21/09 | Howard Cohen
    Ghost hunters say Deering Estate is ground zero for lost spirits A Coconut Grove paranormal team says it has found evidence of ghosts at the Deering Estate. Neither the hot film Paranormal Activity nor TV's popular Ghost Hunters can compete with Miami-Dade's historic Deering Estate at Cutler. Ghost trackers investigating paranormal activity on the site say they recently found more than 60 disembodied voices coming from the county-owned estate -- once the home of wealthy industrialist Charles Deering, of International Harvester fame. One voice captured on a digital recorder seems to say, ``We're trapped here.'' Don't believe it? The Deering...
  • The Ghost Child of Wintergreen Gorge

    10/19/2009 7:16:36 PM PDT · by CurlyBill · 27 replies · 963+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 10/15/09 | Pastor Swope
    The Ghost Child of Wintergreen Gorge October 15, 8:47 PM Pittsburgh Paranormal Examiner Pastor Swope Four Mile Creek meanders through the woodlands of Northern Erie County Pennsylvania and empties into Lake Erie. Over the eon's it's slow moving waters has cut a large swath of land, and one of the more spectacular creations of the small creek is a mile long ravine called Wintergreen Gorge. From Prehistoric until Colonial times the Gorge and creeks path provided a clear route to the Lake for both the local Native Americans and European Settlers. Ancient Indian war trails line both sides of the...
  • Peter Aykroyd puts the Pa in apparition

    10/17/2009 9:35:02 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 5 replies · 630+ views
    National Post ^ | October 16, 2009 | Ben Kaplan
    Peter Aykroyd, author of A History of Ghosts, enjoyed his son Danny's film Ghost Busters, which was, for a spell, the highest-grossing comedy of all time. However, he believes only one scene could hold up to the best paranormal science. "In defense of reality, the scene in the beginning, when the books start coming off the shelves, that's an exhibition of the poltergeist phenomenon and is very common," the 88-year-old Aykroyd says. "That scene resonated 100% factually. The bad scene was the one with the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man." "You didn't like that," interrupts Dan Aykroyd, that film's co-writer and star,...
  • A Ghost-Story Song

    08/21/2009 4:28:20 AM PDT · by mft112345 · 426+ views
    Youtube ^ | 8-21-09 | MT
    A ghost-story song Watch video. I watch my bride weep for me And wonder if she'll drown in pools of debt. Why'd I climb behind the wheel When my face I couldn't feel? Mr. Chivas, I sure wish we'd never met. I watch as they bury me. I struggle to believe I'm really dead. No one hears what I can't say. Lord, please give me one more day. Too many words of love went left unsaid. I won't cross through to the light. I'd rather stay behind than risk my end. Please don't catch my restless soul. Leave me hiding...
  • Michael Jackson's Ghost caught on tape?

    Debunkers are saying its a shadow but many on youtube don't believe its a shadow. It does have a resemblance to Jackson as well,if it is him any reason why some spirits stay here on earth?
  • Willie Geist Debunks Ghost of Michael Jackson Appearance on Larry King Live - Video 7/6/09

    07/06/2009 12:17:05 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 9 replies · 705+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 6, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of Willie Geist debunking the belief that the ghost of Michael Jackson appeared on live TV July 2 when Larry King was being given a tour of Jackson's Neverland Mansion. Geist also shows a man being shot with "Roman Candles" in observance of July 4. Both stories are odd, but interesting. . . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Ghost of Freedom Past

    05/17/2009 3:30:30 PM PDT · by MosesKnows · 5 replies · 608+ views
    Molly | May 17, 2009 | Molly
    The Ghost of Freedom Past I had a dream the other night, I didn't understand A figure walking through the mist, with flintlock in his hand. His clothes were torn and dirty, as he stood there by the bed, He took off his three-cornered hat, and speaking low, he said ... We fought a revolution, to secure our liberty, We wrote the Constitution, as a shield from tyranny, For future generations, this legacy we gave, In this, the land of the free and home of the brave. The freedom we secured for you, we hoped you'd always keep, But tyrants...