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  • Why Do People Believe in Ghosts?

    09/05/2014 11:01:29 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 158 replies
    In June, Sheila Sillery-Walsh, a British tourist visiting the historic island-prison of Alcatraz in San Francisco, claimed that she captured an image of a ghost in a picture she snapped on her iPhone. In the frame of what was otherwise supposed to be a picture of an empty prison cell was a blurry black and white image of a woman. The story, which was printed in the British tabloid the Daily Mail, featured on the Bay Area's local KRON4 TV station and mocked by SFist, isn't the first time the Daily Mail has claimed that strange images have come up...
  • Ghostly Figure Spotted at Indian Restaurant

    04/30/2014 3:59:28 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    Chester Chroinicle ^ | Apr 30, 2014 | David Holmes
    Owner of Bombay Palace in Upper Northgate Street unnerved by snapshotThis ghoulish face peering out of the darkness from the gents in a city centre Indian restaurant is enough to give anybody the willies. Aaron Ali, co-owner of the family-run Bombay Palace restaurant in Upper Northgate Street, Chester, was sitting in the dark at the front of the eating house about 3am one morning, just before last Christmas, when he heard the sound of a door banging. Everybody else had gone home, except for the waiter who had retired to his upstairs living quarters, and Mr Ali decided to film...
  • The Catholic Battle: Do you believe in the supernatural?

    01/30/2014 1:41:16 PM PST · by Catholic Examiner · 18 replies
    The Examiner ^ | 1/30/14 | Joseph Speranzella
    “OMG! Call Sam and Dean Winchester!”, was the comment on a YouTube video about the Illuminati and the music business. I thought this was funny! I watch the CW show “Supernatural”, where the Winchester brothers fight evil monsters and demons with the help of sometimes flawed angels. But we all know that demons (and the Illuminati) are not real, don't we? Many news services are beginning to rethink that. A story is circulating through the news outlets about a haunting and possession in Gary Indiana. The report tells of an single mother and two of her children who have been...
  • 'Slightly haunted' Pennsylvania home on sale for an unfrightening $140,000

    12/19/2013 5:46:06 PM PST · by lowbridge · 10 replies
    http://www.nbcnews.com ^ | december 19, 2013 | steve james
    A staircase with spooks, a bathroom that goes Boo!, and sparkling finished hardwood floors – this Pennsylvania house has it all, almost. In the listing for his 1901 Victorian house at 1217 Marion St., Dunmore, Pa., Greg Leeson is asking for $144,000, but he adds that the house is "slightly haunted, nothing serious, though.” Here is what the prospective buyer will get for his money besides the four walls and roof: The sounds of phantom footsteps, a strange knocking, a "hardly noticeable" scream at 3:13 a.m. (once a week), and "the occasional ghastly visage lurking behind you in the bathroom...
  • Earning Your Scooby Snack [The OTHER World Series: The Paranormal in Salt Lake City]

    10/31/2013 5:07:48 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 4 replies
    WBCruise.blogspot.com ^ | September, 2010 | Darin
    Ghosts. The disembodied spirits of the dead. The inexplicable intelligence that animates living tissue and continues to exist after hearts shutdown and organs cease. Do they walk the earth? Are they real? As a kid I thought so. Now? I don't know really. Little did I know one day I was going to find myself in ghost central - a crossroad in the realm of the living dead. In 2004 I was working at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center (SLRMC) in downtown Salt Lake City. My office was on the fifth and top floor in an office building on the...
  • A haunted house in Salt Lake City? McCune Mansion [The OTHER World Series]

    10/31/2013 5:00:19 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 10 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | Aug. 6, 2009 | Steven Symes (Salt Lake City Paranormal)
    Located kitty corner from the LDS Conference Center, McCune Mansion is a structure noticed by many for its breathtaking architectural beauty. Most, however, do not know the name of the building nor anything about its history or the ghostly activities alleged to have occurred inside. ...They donated the property to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who used it as the McCune School of Music and later as the Brigham Young University Salt Lake City Center. Since then it has been used as a dance studio and today as a venue for wedding receptions and other events. Over...
  • Do Mormons Believe in Ghosts? [The OTHER World Series: 'spirits...not far from us']

    10/24/2013 9:46:20 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 74 replies
    Suite101.com ^ | Jan. 4, 2011 | Jenny Evans
    Jenny Evans Jenny Evans is a freelance writer and editor specializing in parenting and the family. She is also the Mormonism Topic Editor for Suite101. SNIP Does the afterlife theology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS or Mormon) leave any room for a Mormon belief in ghosts? Mormonism and Spirits The LDS church believes that everyone has a spirit (sometimes called a "soul" in other theologies,) which is believed to continue living independently of the body after its death. Since a ghost is defined as "a disembodied soul" (Merriam-Webster's Dictionary,) Mormons technically do believe in ghosts....
  • Lds Temple Haunted? Did Declaration of Independence signers appear as ghosts to leader? [Vanity]

    07/04/2013 8:54:37 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 125 replies
    Free Republic [Vanity] ^ | July 1, 2011 | Colofornian
    St. George Mormon Temple Haunted? Did the Declaration of Independence signers appear as ghosts to a later Lds 'prophet'? Without saying his name, Mormon leaders and grassroots Mormons daily reference Wilford Woodruff when they interact with non-Mormons and the media. How so? Well, they like to tell others how polygamy is a supposed bygone of another era; how a certain Lds "prophet" in 1890 put the kabosh on it...or, at least, started a mainstream Mormon move toward monogamy. Yet, there's a little-known episode that this same Wilford Woodruff said that occurred in the 1870s -- before becoming the head "prophet"...
  • Still Haunted by Amityville

    11/13/2012 6:41:48 AM PST · by marshmallow · 21 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 11/8/12 | Steve Dollar
    One of pop culture's most enduring nightmares began 37 years ago this December in the bucolic bayside town of Amityville, on Long Island. That winter, George and Kathy Lutz and her three children from a previous marriage moved into a Dutch colonial house at 112 Ocean Ave, about 30 miles east of the city. Over the next 28 days, they contended, the family endured an onslaught of bizarre events that ranged from inexplicable hordes of flies to demonic visions. The Lutzes fled, leaving all their possessions behind. Their story, however, never went away. The 1977 book "The Amityville Horror: A...
  • Pelosi 'Swears' Spirit of Susan B. Anthony Spoke to Her in White House

    08/08/2012 8:48:29 PM PDT · by Justaham · 74 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 8/8/12 | Eric Scheiner
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) told a recent gathering of the Women’s Political Committee that the spirits of suffragists Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Alice Paul spoke to her at the White House. Pelosi said she heard them say: “At last we have a seat at the table”. A video recently posted on Youtube shows Pelosi speaking in May describing her first meeting with President Bush in the White House after becoming part of the Democratic House leadership.
  • Saudi Ghost-Hunters Raid "Haunted" Hospital

    06/14/2012 5:40:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wed May 30, 2012
    The dingy corridors and gloomy wards of a long-abandoned Saudi Arabian hospital have drawn hundreds of amateur ghost hunters who believe it to be haunted by jinn, the malevolent spirits of the Koran and Arabian mythology. The macabre fascination with Riyadh's Irqa Hospital, which treated Gulf War combatants in 1991, began with tweeted rumours and escalated to the point where hundreds of youths broke into the grounds, smashing windows and starting fires. "Teenagers sent text messages calling for an operation against some of the jinn who live in the hospital, and they broke into the hospital and smashed its facilities...
  • Friday The 13th: New Jersey Family Flees Haunted Home [VIDEO]

    04/13/2012 10:04:47 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    International Business Times ^ | April 13, 2012 | Amanda Remling
    Michele Callan and her fiancé Josue Chinchilla were not expecting to have to abandon their new home in Toms River, N.J., but that is exactly what happened. The couple and Callan's two children claim that there is a demonic presence in their new home.
  • US (Coast Guard) to Sink Ghost Ship Dislodged by Japan Tsunami

    04/05/2012 11:14:54 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    North County Times/The Californian ^ | Thursday, April 5, 2012 | Associated Press
    US to sink ghost ship dislodged by Japan tsunami The U.S. Coast Guard plans to use explosives to sink a derelict Japanese ship dislodged by last year's massive tsunami. The shrimping vessel, which has no lights or communications systems, was floating about 195 miles south of Sitka in the Gulf of Alaska on Thursday morning, traveling about 1 mile per hour. The ship holds more than 2,000 gallons of diesel fuel and authorities are concerned it could interfere with the course of other vessels as it drifts through shipping lanes. A Coast Guard cutter was headed out to the ship...
  • Poltergeist Plagues Family Home

    03/07/2012 4:37:55 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 63 replies · 1+ views
    Sunderland Echo ^ | Wednesday 7 March 2012
    SPOOKY goings-on at a Hendon house are scaring the living daylights out of a mum and her six children. Marie Williams believes that spirits are haunting her home, trashing rooms, causing sulphurous smells, opening and closing curtains, throwing objects around and even scratching her. Paranormal experts have all recorded unexplained activity in the Victorian home, in Toward Road, but say the spirits are too strong for them to remove. Marie, 34, is now pleading for help or else she feels she will be forced to move house. In the past year, the incidents have escalated from hearing footsteps when no...
  • Ghost of the Dambusters dog

    11/01/2011 5:56:36 PM PDT · by Charlespg · 22 replies
    Mail online ^ | 2nd November 2011 | Katherine Faulkner
    He was the loyal companion of the Dambusters hero whose extraordinary bravery captured the nation. Now ghost hunters believe the spectre of Nigger the dog, the Dambusters mascot, is still faithfully guarding his master's old quarters. Ghost enthusiasts are convinced that the ghosts of both Wing Commander Guy Gibson and his chocolate–coloured Labrador still haunt the remote Lincolnshire airfield from which the audacious raid was launched.
  • The Official Scary Halloween Stories Thread

    10/31/2011 4:51:04 PM PDT · by bgill · 45 replies
    vanity
    It's Halloween! Post your spooky ghost stories here. Boo!
  • THE CREEPIEST, SCARIEST PLACE OF EARTH! (Not a joke)

    10/31/2011 4:42:08 PM PDT · by patriot08 · 57 replies · 2+ views
    THE CREEPIEST, SCARIEST PLACE ON EARTH (not a joke) Père Lachaise Cemetery Paris France In Pictures... The grave of American Jim Morrison, the most iconic frontmen in rock music history, draws the most visitors. His ghost and the ghosts of others are frequently reported at Père Lachaise. ______________________________________ Père Lachaise virtual tour Virtual Tour Video- A walk through of the most famous cemetery in the world HERE Today, the Cimetière du Père Lachaise is home to "permanent Parisians"--and a sprinkling of foreigners--from all walks of life, with graves and tombs organized neatly into 97 divisions that are separated by...
  • Speaking of ghosts… [The OTHER World Series...Mormon ghost stories]

    10/28/2011 12:07:11 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 2 replies
    By Common Consent.com ^ | Feb. 24, 2011 | RJH
    Let’s hear your ghost stories... 13...One night in the MTC I got up to use the bathroom...right before I got into bed, I felt a very strange feeling...the distinct perception of some kind of evil presence... Past midnight, we all awoke to loud banging on the door. The fire department was herding everyone out of our building. The power had gone out, so the gas-powered generators had kicked in. The room housing the generators was normally well-ventilated, but...the vents were shut, so exhaust fumes were filling our dorm. As the missionaries...sat around the cafeteria at 1am...one...asked, “Did anyone else feel...
  • Scary Paranormal Activity. Intense poltergeist Activity Caught on Video (real or fake?)

    10/19/2011 4:19:46 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 15 replies
    youtube ^ | October 14, 2011
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGzOrNVI0_8
  • The supernatural legacy of Hangman’s Warehouse and the EEO

    06/12/2011 3:58:49 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies
    SIERRA VISTA — Places across Southern Arizona, like Tombstone, Bisbee and Old Tucson, have been able to keep their Wild West history very much alive. The historic pasts of these locations have been so well preserved that it sometimes feels like many of their original residents still thrive among the living through interactions that can only be explained as “paranormal activity.” The paranormal is a concept that people may choose to believe in or not. Regardless of beliefs, people know where to find supernatural activity within Cochise County, in ghost towns and in tourist towns. But one place goes unnoticed,...
  • Savannah officials reject ghost film in cemetery

    01/23/2011 2:22:55 PM PST · by Hotlanta Mike · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    The Syfy TV channel wants to shoot an epsiode in a Savannah cemetery, but city officials won't approve the idea. Producers want to film an episode of "Fact or Faked," which would examine a tourist's 2008 claim that he filmed a ghostly image of a boy running through the cemetery. Acting City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney and Jerry Flemming, director of cemeteries, say they're following city policy on the use of cemeteries. "The municipal cemeteries are not for sensational or entertainment purposes. Any tours or events marketed as haunted, paranormal, or involving ghosts, spiritualists or mediums are strictly prohibited from any...
  • An Amazingly Sweet Story Told By a Young Child (video)

    01/01/2011 6:40:09 PM PST · by Korah · 4 replies
    This is the cutest video I have seen in a long time. A little girl with huge eyes tells a story about monkeys, a witch and crocodiles. It's in French, but the subtitles makes it easy to follow. If you like little girls then you will fall in love this little darling. Here is the link to the video; Sweet Story Told By a Young Child
  • Video of An Amazingly Sweet Story Told By a Young Child

    01/01/2011 7:11:10 AM PST · by OneVike · 17 replies
    A breathtaking story by a little French girl named, Capucine. This little girl weaves a tale of baby monkeys lost in frighteningtrees, a witch, crocodiles, a tiger, a "popotamus", a lion, and even a "tremendously very bad mammoth". There are also magic powers and an orange ring, but sometimes, "something goes amiss".
  • Security camera snaps naked man in Miss. cemetery (ghost hunting)

    12/16/2010 8:34:09 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 38 replies · 1+ views
    WRAL ^ | December 13, 2010
    PICAYUNE, Miss. — A man caught naked in a south Mississippi church cemetery says he was trying to take photographs of spirits. Robert Hurst told The Picayune Item newspaper that he shed his clothes because he believes skin is the best canvas to show spirits' orbs of energy. The 47-year-old said he only intended to remove his shirt, but he took off all his clothes — a move he now calls "stupid."
  • The Wretched Conservative Spawn Must Not Return!

    10/31/2010 5:56:27 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 7 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | October 31, 2010 | Dan Miller
    Halloween is here and we must again reject our dark past. In 2008, the United States voted overwhelmingly to leave her wicked ways behind and to embark upon the righteous path toward Europeanisation and away from being “irredeemable barbarians and moral inferiors.” We had our first post-racial, post-partisan president and everything got better. Didn’t it? Of course it did. Only racist fools say otherwise. With President Obama at her helm, America has done only good and never evil. She has adopted multicultural [strike out] reality rejection [end strike out] enlightenment and striven happily and full of hope toward the light....
  • They See Dead People?

    10/14/2010 6:07:34 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 61 replies · 1+ views
    Human communication with the dead, or necromancy, is never encouraged in the Bible and is always condemned (1 Samuel 15:23, 28:6ff). Such a practice was punishable by death (1 Samuel 28:9) in theocratic Israel. Despite these grave warnings, many temple Mormons look forward with great anticipation to possibly being visited by spirits of the dead. In fact, there are a number of recorded sightings of alleged dead spirits who have visited Mormons in LDS temples. Prior to the dedication of the San Diego temple in 1993, local Mormon families were given a packet entitled Family Temple Preparation Material. Included in...
  • Are ghosts among us? Many believe in spirits, but churches offer stern warnings

    10/14/2010 5:47:30 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 61 replies · 1+ views
    Deseret News ^ | Sept. 3, 2010 | Lynn Arave
    Ghosts — They are highly popular entertainment fare in the world these days, given shows like "Ghost Hunters," "Ghost Whisperer," "Ghost Story," "Celebrity Ghost Story" and "Paranormal State..." as well as various movies over the years. Trying to find or contact "ghosts" is the core of all these programs. Forget Halloween season. This flurry of new ghost programming is popular year-round and seems to be at an all-time high. SNIP Lutherans "...the Scriptures...mean...realms in which spiritual powers and beings exist (e.g., Eph. 6:12; Col. 1:16). However, our church...has not speculated on such questions...in what form "spirits" or "ghosts" may manifest...
  • Grandfather's ghost story leads to mysterious mass grave

    08/24/2010 3:45:40 PM PDT · by SueRae · 20 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | 08/24/2010 | Meghan Rafferty
    Malvern, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- "This is a mass grave," Bill Watson said as he led the way through the thick Pennsylvania woods in a suburb about 30 miles from Philadelphia. "Duffy's Cut," as it's now called, is a short walk from a suburban cul-de-sac in Malvern, an affluent town off the fabled Main Line. Twin brothers Bill and Frank Watson believe 57 Irish immigrants met violent deaths there after a cholera epidemic struck in 1832. They suspect foul play. "This is a murder mystery from 178 years ago, and it's finally coming to the light of day," Frank Watson said....
  • Daily Gems: Chains of bondage will fall [LDS open]

    07/21/2010 8:57:19 AM PDT · by T Minus Four · 116 replies · 3+ views
    Mormon Times ^ | 21 July 2010 | Thomas S. Monson
    "Millions of ordinances are performed in the temples each year in behalf of our deceased loved ones. May we continue to be faithful in performing such ordinances for those who are unable to do so for themselves. I love the words of President Joseph F. Smith as he spoke of temple service and of the spirit world beyond mortality. Said he, 'Through our efforts in their behalf their chains of bondage will fall from them, and the darkness surrounding them will clear away, that light may shine upon them and they shall hear in the spirit world of the work...
  • Has Eliza Dushku Been Cast In ‘Ghostbusters 3’?

    07/07/2010 9:49:56 PM PDT · by tlb · 20 replies · 2+ views
    TV Com ^ | 07/03/10 | Trent
    Harold Ramis said "Ghostbusters" had gone into pre-production and would be out by Christmas 2012, and rumors surrounding the cast started being spread, like Bill Murray possibly appearing as a ghost, and Eliza Dushku joining the team as a female Ghostbuster. And now Eliza Dushku has really piqued fans curiosity, as she recently posted the above photo on her Twitter account, with the following tweet: "Check me out.. I REALLY like THIS get-up! Lol. Who ya gonna call!" It could of course mean nothing, but word from the Supanova convention in Australia, where the above picture was taken, has Eliza...
  • Haunted Hotel: 2 Giants Check Out

    07/07/2010 8:13:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    NBC ^ | July 6, 2010
    You can add Pablo Sandoval and Edgar Renteria to the list. Milwaukee's historic Pfister Hotel is a hit with tourists, but continues to strike out with Major League Baseball players. Sandoval and Renteria left the Giants team hotel and checked in at another property down the street. Why? Ghosts. The 117-year old hotel is said to be haunted. Several players from other teams, including Adrian Beltre, have reported strange sounds during the night while staying at the Pfister.
  • Amityville Horror house goes on sale for £800,000

    05/25/2010 7:24:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies · 859+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | May 25, 2010 | Staff
    The house made famous in the 1979 film The Amityville Horror is up for sale in New York - ghosts not included. The five-bedroom Dutch Colonial went on the market yesterday for $1.15 million (£800,000). In 1974, six members of the DeFeo family were shot dead as they slept in the house. The eldest son, Ronald DeFeo, called police to report the slayings. He was convicted of the murders aged 23. When he confessed, he told detectives: 'Once I started, I just couldn’t stop. It went so fast.'
  • Bottled 'Ghosts' Fetch £1300 at New Zealand Auction

    03/09/2010 2:22:00 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies · 154+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 09 Mar 2010
    <p>The ghosts, supposedly trapped inside two glass vials, were put up for bidding by Avie Woodbury from the southern city of Christchurch. She said they were captured in her house during an exorcism.</p> <p>The spirits were trapped inside the vials with stoppers and then dipped in holy water, which she says "dulls the spirits' energy."</p>
  • Does this spooky image show ghost boy watching builders demolish his old school?

    02/23/2010 3:39:58 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 97 replies · 2,887+ views
    The ghostly image of a young boy was captured on camera as builders demolished an old school building. John Fores, 47, insists the spectral figure was not present when he took the picture of the part-demolished brick building. But when he looked back at the images he spotted the boy, aged around eight with short hair and wearing a dark top, standing on the right of the picture looking into the camera. Mr Fores was carrying out demolition work on the site at Anlaby Primary School, near Hull, East Yorkshire. He took several pictures on his mobile phone to record...
  • Poll: Liberals more in touch with Great Beyond

    12/10/2009 3:03:45 PM PST · by lakeprincess · 14 replies · 706+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Dec. 10, 2009 | Jennifer Harper
    Consider that 23 percent of conservatives and 35 percent of liberals say that they have been in touch with the dead. Eighteen percent of conservatives and 33 percent of liberals believe in reincarnation. Another 18 percent of conservatives condone the power of "spiritual energy" compared to 30 percent of liberals.
  • Food for Thought (Percentage of Americans who believe in Angels, Evolution, AGW, Ghosts, UFO, etc.)

    12/08/2009 7:50:07 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies · 813+ views
    FP Passport ^ | 12/8/2009
    Percentage of Americans who believe in angels: 55 Percentage of Americans who believe in evolution: 39 Percentage of Americans who believe in anthropogenic global warming: 36 Percentage of Americans who believe in ghosts: 34 Percentage of Americans who believe in UFOs: 34
  • A talent for the paranormal

    11/02/2009 7:02:43 PM PST · by Coleus · 1 replies · 325+ views
    northjersey.com ^ | 10.25.09 | ELISA UNG
    A good port or Madeira. A special Sancerre or a Châteauneuf-du-Pape. For the past 15 years, the customers of Wine Ventures in Tenafly have known to count on its proprietor, Craig McManus, for a friendly chat and some wine expertise. What they may not know is that wine is just McManus' day job. By night, he chases spirits. He communicates with the dead. He looks for ghosts. He conjures up the late relatives of people he's just met. He ignores those who call this ridiculous. Instead, he took a phenomenon that initially "freaked me out" and spun it into a...
  • Nov 3/4 Coast to Coast A.M. - Economic Exposé (the rip-off banking bailouts)

    11/03/2009 10:05:29 PM PST · by doug from upland · 17 replies · 925+ views
    LISTEN ON KFI Economic Exposé Analyst of geopolitics and foreign policy, Craig B. Hulet will discuss why the banking bailouts are the biggest rip-off in history and have set the stage for a global financial system that excludes the United States.
  • Ghost Stories of Delaware County

    10/31/2009 11:40:55 AM PDT · by Tribune7 · 6 replies · 483+ views
    The Ghost Car Of West Chester Pike Newtown Square, Pa. was farm country in the 1950s. Newspaper stories involved dogs killing sheep and dairy cows getting loose, and, of course, traffic accidents. A car carrying a man, wife and teenaged son was struck by a drunk driver one Christmas shortly after midnight on West Chester Pike.
  • Carolina Ghost Tales: <i>The Ship Of Fire

    The Ship of Fire On a certain evening every year, at the mouth of the wide Neuse River, a large bright object speeds into view.  It looks like a sailing ship being destroyed by fire, its deck and masts in blazing outline.  The apparition disappears, then reappears, then again disappears for another year.  It burns furiously but is not consumed. It is the ship of the Palatines.  The Palatines were a group of German Protestants who left England in 1710 to settle New Bern.  As the vessel crossed the Atlantic, the prosperous Palatines, pretending to be poor, hid their gold...
  • 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...
  • Local Husband-and-Wife Team Hunts for Ghosts

    09/26/2009 3:23:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 78 replies · 2,034+ views
    Tonight, Bert and Jayme Coates will bring their electronic gear to the Central Saloon and go down to its basement to begin hunting for ghosts.When they pull up in their 1978 Chevy Step Van emblazoned with "Northwest Paranormal Investigation Agency," Bert and Jayme Coates inevitably get friendly greetings from people. And why not? A 2008 Harris Poll said 44 percent of Americans believe in ghosts. That means somebody sitting right near you at the office is a believer, if it's not you. Friendly greetings are what the Gold Bar couple got Friday afternoon, as they parked in front of Central...
  • Bio: Mary Jo Kopechne

    08/29/2009 3:09:07 PM PDT · by ETL · 145 replies · 10,341+ views
    Findagrave.com ^ | Kit and Morgan Benson
    Birth: Jul. 26, 1940 Death: Jul. 19, 1969 Teacher and Administrator, she is most remembered for her controversial death in an automobile accident with Senator Edward Kennedy; the resulting political scandal caused Kennedy to reverse his decision to run for the US Presidency. Born in Forty Fort, Pennsylvania, she was the only child of insurance salesman Joseph and Gwen Kopechne. After graduating from Caldwell College, New Jersey, she taught at Montgomery Catholic High School in Montgomery, Alabama, and then moved to Washington DC to work as a secretary for Florida Senator George Smathers. Shortly afterwards, she went to work...
  • Is this the ghost of Michael Jackson?

    07/06/2009 9:14:18 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 31 replies · 1,710+ views
    The Guestlist ^ | 6 Jul 2009 | Mitch Carter
    Michael Jackson fans are up in arms after a ghostly apparition was caught on camera at the late star's Neverland ranch. The image was captured whilst a camera crew filmed inside Neverland for a special edition of the Larry King Live show. A shadowy figure can be seen crossing one of the corridors and appears to have its head tilted forward causing some to draw comparisons with Jackson's posture. The alleged supernatural sighting is the latest in a string of bizarre Jackson rumours to sweep the internet following his death nearly two weeks ago including speculation that Jackson faked his...
  • Ghost of Michael Jackson cures fan of fatal illness?(laugh alert)

    07/05/2009 12:06:15 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 15 replies · 1,664+ views
    All News web ^ | Jadyn Cassidy
    One rather expected consequence of the passing of the 'King of Pop', Michael Jackson is a rash of alleged sightings of Jackson's ghost. From the Philippines to Mexico, From Japan to the United States fans have been claiming to have been visited by Michael's spirit. One such story coming from Manila in the Philippines has captured the imagination of local radio audiences. Angelina Ramos, aged 38, a beautician and Manila native has been a serious Jackson fan 'all her life'. Last year never-married Angelina contracted a rare blood disease. Doctors gave her a ninety percent chance of not surviving for...
  • The Top 5 Haunted Places in America

    05/11/2009 3:17:54 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 24 replies · 1,397+ views
    livescience ^ | Benjamin Radford
    People who want to see ghosts usually seek out spooky cemeteries or creepy houses. But what if you aren't lucky (or unlucky) enough to live next to a dark old mansion or a deserted insane asylum? A good place to start is the top five haunted places in America, where people have reported (and in some cases created) ghostly encounters.
  • Salma Hayek: 'My daughter sees ghosts'

    05/04/2009 12:19:35 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 30 replies · 13,665+ views
    allnewsweb ^ | May 2009
    Salma Hayek is worried about her 16 month old daughter Valentina. She claims that Valentina is able to see ghosts and communicate with the spirit world. She alleges that she once caught her daughter in the middle of a conversation with a spirit. Salma commented on US TV series 'The Rachel Ray Show': 'Last night she saw a ghost. I'm convinced. She woke up and her eyes were open. And she's looking at one specific point and she's going, 'No no no no, au revoir,' which means goodbye in French. And she's looking at someone, but there's no one there....
  • 'Visions link' to coffee intake

    01/14/2009 4:06:49 AM PST · by Schnucki · 23 replies · 946+ views
    BBC News ^ | January 14, 2008
    People who drink too much coffee could start seeing ghosts or hearing strange voices, UK research has suggested. People who drank more than seven cups of instant coffee a day were three times more likely to hallucinate than those who took just one, a study found. A Durham University team questioned 200 students about their caffeine intake, the journal Personality and Individual Differences reported. However, academics say the findings do not prove a "causal link". They also stress that experiencing hallucinations is not a definite sign of mental illness and that about 3% of people regularly hear voices. "This is...
  • Dateline: The ghosts of government

    10/26/2008 7:36:27 AM PDT · by Pharmboy · 8 replies · 339+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | Sunday, October 26, 2008 | JOHN RILEY
    WASHINGTON – The nation's capital is awash with lawmakers, lobbyists and policy wonks. But by night, it's home to a variety of ghosts and demonic spirits, at least according to local folklore. Built on a swamp, Washington has had a long and bloody history, including being a wartime battleground. Many ghosts from the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and the Civil War are said to haunt the city. Some even believe the White House is haunted, with many former residents and staffers saying they've seen the ghosts of President Abraham Lincoln and former first ladies Abigail Adams and Dolley...
  • Ghost Of Ted Bundy Has Returned To Florida Prison

    09/29/2008 4:54:39 AM PDT · by Renfield · 23 replies · 38,148+ views
    PR-inside.com ^ | 9-25-08
    The reports coming from the Florida State Prison have gotten strange indeed. It appears that the Ghost of Ted Bundy has showed up and is terrorizing prison guards and inmates at the prison. A guard who has asked not to be identified says that Bundy's Ghost appears in the area where he was executed and in his former cell where he spent his last hours before being put into Florida's Electric Chair. Up until the end Bundy tried to save his life by offering to tell where more bodies were buried but in the end they refused to give him...