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  • Want Cheap Rent in Tokyo? Get a Haunted Apartment

    08/13/2018 11:41:56 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    mysterious universe ^ | Brent Swancer
    For such a modern and technologically advanced nation, the Japanese can be extremely superstitious, and this can even be seen in mega cities like Tokyo. One area where this superstition comes to the fore is in choosing a place to live, and one type of residence that is typically shunned are what are known as “stigmatized properties,” or jiko bukken in Japanese, which are places that have some association with death and suffering. Such apartments or homes come in several levels of stigmatization. For instance, if a place is located next to a cemetery this is seen as mildly stigmatized,...
  • Haunting Winter Palace in Montgomery Alabama - Night Tour

    10/28/2017 9:19:06 AM PDT · by Trumpnation · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10-28-17 | JR
    Winter Place is a historic complex of two conjoined houses and three outbuildings in Montgomery, Alabama....which some say is haunted. This creepy tour makes me want to head for Alabama.
  • Witnesses recall car crash that destroyed Augusta's 'Haunted Pillar'

    12/19/2016 5:18:06 AM PST · by servo1969 · 6 replies
    WRDW.com ^ | 12-18-2016 | Ben Billmyer
    AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Augusta's famous Haunted Pillar on the corner of Broad Street and Fifth Street has a legend for being cursed. But the site is much less eerie after a car crash brings the 10-foot tower crumbling down Sunday morning. The popular tourist attraction, known for its urban legend and long history near Downtown Augusta, is actually being credited for possibly saving a life. "It didn't really kick in until I talked to the officer," says an awestruck Cory Tyler. "After that, I realized it was the Haunted Pillar." A haunting piece of Augusta history is not looking...
  • ‘Dead and Breakfast’? A Haunted Home for Sale in Northern California

    12/23/2015 9:06:41 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    realtor.com ^ | CLaudine Zap
    Older houses come with a variety of interesting features: Cool architecture, intriguing family history, and even tales of ghosts. This listing has all three and a mortuary. Welcome to a grand and mysterious home built in 1912 and located in Northern California. The place comes with so many stories, it even inspired the best-selling novel, "The Mortician's Wife." The actual mortician's wife supposedly watched as her husband died at the kitchen table. According to legend, she was so distraught, she retreated to her room and left his body untouched for weeks. Her boudoir is Warner's favorite place in the house....
  • I talked her into getting an abortion. And then I ran into her at the store.

    07/20/2014 11:28:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Abby Johnson
    I used to have a standard line that I would ask people if I thought I recognized them. “Do I look familiar to you?” I would ask. I used to ask that question at least once a week, but I haven’t asked anyone that in at least four years. Four years ago, I saw a woman in a store and I knew that I recognized her. I could tell that she recognized me, too, because every time we would pass each other she would give me a little smile. Finally, I just asked, “Do I look familiar to you?” She...
  • '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...
  • 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 Britain’s 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...
  • Naked haunted house scares your pants off - literally

    09/24/2013 6:16:45 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    WOAI-TV ^ | 9/23/13
    Know what's scarier than being trapped in a haunted house? Being trapped in there naked. And that's exactly what sets the "Naked and Scared" haunted house in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania apart from others. Participants must run through the house completely naked or "prude", meaning that they are allowed to wear underwear if they choose.
  • Halloween Scare-o-lers hit the streets

    10/27/2011 8:33:36 AM PDT · by OgeXam · 4 replies
    WRWR The Patriot ^ | 10/26/2011 | Brandon Evans
    Everyone has heard of Christmas Carolers, but a group of people have hit the streets to do some Halloween Scare-o-ling. The group, which is singing for charity and helping in the fight against cancer, has altered traditional Christmas Carols and made them more Halloween-friendly.
  • 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, don’t 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 let’s 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 It’s 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...
  • New York Knicks say haunted hotel was a problem before loss to Thunder

    01/12/2010 3:19:53 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies · 1,232+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | January 12, 2010 | Frank Isola
    OKLAHOMA CITY - The Knicks were afraid, very afraid. And it had nothing to do with the Oklahoma City Thunder. For two days, several players had trouble sleeping because they were convinced that their downtown hotel is haunted. "I definitely believe it," Jared Jeffries said. "The place is haunted. It's scary."
  • Intoxicated Cop Pulls Gun on Haunted House Actor

    10/27/2009 4:36:17 PM PDT · by jerry557 · 8 replies · 909+ views
    WBALL TV11 ^ | 10/27/2009 | Unknown
    BALTIMORE -- A Baltimore city police officer was charged with assault after he pulled a gun on a haunted house character over the weekend. Baltimore County police said Sgt. Eric Janik, 36, pulled his gun on a haunted house employee dressed up as the killer from "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" at the House of Screams show in Essex on Sunday. Police said the employee approached Janik after the haunted house tour was over in a bid to get "one last scream." Instead, Janik, who was off-duty, pulled his service weapon and pointed it at Michael Morrison's chest, authorities said. "I...
  • 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...
  • Major Leauge Baseball Players Believe Milwaukee's "Pfister Hotel" is Haunted - Video 7/11/09

    07/11/2009 4:26:42 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 14 replies · 752+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 11, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is a video report from Milwaukee where many Major League Baseball players are claiming Milwaukee's "The Pfister" Hotel is -- well, haunted. "The Pfister Hotel" is used to house visiting team players in town to play the Brewers. Several have had very strange experiences while staying in the hotel, like hearing voices, feeling a presence in the room, and locked doors opening on their own during the night. The video talks with the Brewers Mike Cameron, who is convinced the 116 year-old hotel is haunted. . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Cardinals' Milwaukee Home Haunted?

    05/31/2009 6:36:40 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 8 replies · 674+ views
    fox2now ^ | May 28, 2009
    Pfister Hotel Has Some Strange Happenings MILWAUKEE, WI (KTVI-FOX2now.com) - When the Cardinals travel north to tangle with the Milwaukee Brewers, they stay at a downtown Milwaukee landmark known for being ornate, historic and perhaps haunted. Professional baseball players have plenty of eerie tales about the Pfister Hotel, and, from Brendan Ryan to Manager Tony LaRussa, the Cardinals are no exception.
  • 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.
  • Haunted hospital calls in exorcist

    02/01/2009 5:25:29 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 24 replies · 1,320+ views
    thesun ^ | 30 Jan 2009
    HOSPITAL managers have called in an exorcist after shaken workers complained they are being terrified by a GHOST. Spooked staff at Derby’s new Royal Hospital claimed a black-clad figure wearing a cloak was stalking wards and corridors.Now chiefs at the £334million NHS site are to summon a local priest to see off the “spirit”.