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Psychics claim to speak to Michael Jackson's Ghost from beyond the grave

Britain’s biggest UFO mystery revealed by Air Force base chief'

For years, Britain’s biggest UFO mystery had been kept under wraps, but now an Air Force official has admitted that an “extra-terrestrial” craft did visit the air base at Rendlesham Forest in 1980. --thaindian.com

Ghost In The Garage? Marysville Home Investigated - A Marysville woman says a ghost in her garage is creeping her out, so she asked a group of local paranormal experts to attempt to make contact. -- cbs 13

The Haunted Haight Walking Tour (We Pay All Ticket Fees) -- San Francisco Chronicle

Investigators find ghosts downtown -- Albany Herald On-line

Billy Mays pitches from beyond the grave --daily finace

$81,000 Salary Offered for 'Witch" -- gadling.com

Lutheran Church 'Exorcism Camp' Faces Axe -- Adelaide Now

'Hannity' investigates legend of Wisconsin werewolf -- fox news

Cops: Grave-robbers hit 'Babyland' cemetery --CNN

Psychics see magic in Michael Jackson's life -- CNN

Desecrated cemetery declared crime scene -- CNN

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`Haunted' hotel driving ballplayers batty -- Toronto Star 

UFO's Real UFO: Real UFO & Paranormal Phenomena: The Evidence Is Still Out There!

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Pitchman Billy Mays still hawking products, even in death --yahoo.com

2012 The Truth

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Mass hysteria breaks out in central America - People have reportedly fallen ill with what is known locally as grisi siknis ('crazy sickness'). --New Scientist

Triple Threat Makes 2009 Unlucky Year - live science

Haunted house? - Is it cursed? Haunted? Suffering from an identity crisis? Or simply lacking the formula for success? Despite multiple reincarnations, 5285 Dean Martin Drive hasn’t been able to hold its own as, well … anything. The most recent blip on the radar, Epic Nightclub, quietly opened in December 2008 and just as quietly closed two months later. Scores of former employees and promoters were left to wonder, “What’s up with this place?!” -- Las Vegas Weekly

Paranormal Researchers To Overtake Library - The paranormal field is a mysterious one, according to CPEAR, full of things like the disembodied spirit, which decides to communicate with, haunt the living and other things that science cannot explain. -- WFSB 

The truth is out there: Ghostly Edinburgh pictures released online - The pictures, a selection of which are shot in Edinburgh, capture a number of shadowy figures and strange effects. -- news.scotsman.com

Musical Afterlife Planned for “Ghost” - “Ghost: The Musical” announced that they would be adapting the supernatural film, in which Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore famously got frisky around a pottery wheel, for a production to open in London’s West End in 2010. -- New York Times

'Vampire' discovered in mass grave - A skeleton exhumed from a Venice grave is being claimed as the first example of the "vampires" widely referred to in contemporary documents.
-- New Scientist

Mysterious noise shakes Orange County
Local authorities were swamped with phone calls from anxious residents. --KABC-TV

The surviving Beatles have confirmed they will play together at an April 4 benefit concert in New York's Radio City Music Hall to support David Lynch's eponymous foundation, which the Twin Peaks director created to teach students the value of transcendental meditation.

Other big names on the bill include Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Moby and Bettye LaVette. Tickets for the Change Begins Within show go on sale Monday at 11 a.m. via Ticketmaster.


Last Titanic survivor sells mementoes to pay for care - Millvina Dean was only two months old when the Titanic struck an iceberg on its maiden voyage and sank in 1912, but now at the age of 96 she is struggling to make ends meet and hopes to make 3,000 pounds from the sale. -- yahoonews.com

When things go bump in the night, who ya gonna call? - The team from Colorado Paranormal Research and Investigations (CPRI) has seen it, heard it and experienced it all. People calling in for help, their lives turned upside down by things they can't explain. Hearing voices, smelling unusual smells, seeing objects move on their own, and, yes, sometimes seeing ghosts. -- The Coloradoan, CO

Paranormal sleuths to discuss Fearing Tavern - Tim Weisberg, who writes periodically for The Standard-Times, is the leader of this investigation. -- South Coast Today, MA

Ghosts in city shoe shop? - Sales assistants Heidi Kent and Jane Jones at Cotters Bar in Northgate Street have noticed ghostly goings on in the store. They have even called in ghost hunter Lyn Cinderey to investigate. -- Gloucester Citizen, UK

Battlefield ghosts still soldiering on - According to Beth Brown, there are those who simply can’t let go of the Civil War. In this case, though, they have an excuse — they’re ghosts. -- Lynchburg News and Advance, VA

Are Global Magnetic Changes Enhancing Paranormal Phenomenon? - After modeling nine years of spot-on satellite data published in a recent edition of Nature Geoscience, geophysicists now say that frequent changes in the churning movements of Earth’s liquid outer core could be weakening our planet’s magnetic field. National Geographic reported earlier this week that Danish geophysicists who co-authored the study have commented on the strange, surprising way that changes appear to take place in Earth’s magnetosphere in various parts of the world. This has prompted some to ponder whether or not paranormal phenomenon might be triggered by such activity, and even if the Mayans might have been correct about their doomsday theories for the ever-steadily approaching 2012. -- Gralien Report

Paranormal Investigators -- Real-Life Ghostbusters - These ghost hunters aim to dazzle with an array of electronic bells and whistles such as EMF meters, night vision goggles and digital recording devices. Some of them seem to have a healthy skepticism toward their vocation, while others possess a fanaticism that's a little scary. But most of them will examine your haunted house free of charge, and maybe even get you on cable TV. -- ASYLUM.COM


A haunted bed and breakfast - According to most versions of the story, guests occasionally stop cold at the bottom of the stairs to the house's third floor, hearing the eerie echoes of children happily playing, though there are no children in the house. -- Pottstown Mercury, PA

The police and the paranormal - Law-enforcement officials here and abroad have long been sceptical about purported connections to the spirit world, saying that paranormal tips are a waste of time and resources. -- Straits Times, Singapore

The haunting: Ghost causes havoc on film set - PRODUCERS of a new Irish series have hit a stumbling block on set with what appears to be a ghost causing havoc with props. According to director Declan Cassidy: "I'm really sceptical about people who claim to have supernatural things happen but I have to admit to being a bit perplexed about that house. -- hearld .ie

'Bigfoot' cop wants job back - Matthew Whitton has filed an appeal of his termination, asking to be reinstated to his job as a uniformed patrolman. Whitton, 28, was fired in August, after he attracted international media attention with claims he had the body of a dead Bigfoot.
-- Clayton News Daily

Ghost Train takes a ghostly tour - Every Saturday in October and on Halloween itself, the Ghost Train takes to the tracks at 7 p.m. filled with a variety of spooks and seasonal refreshments. And riders are encouraged to don Halloween garb for the journey. The mission is to seek out spooks and apparations along the route up Robinson Canyon and past Lane City. -- elynews.com

Arrests made for cemetery damage - DEADWOOD, S.D. Deadwood Police Sgt. Greg Nelson said David Clevenger, 18, Jarrett Wettstein, 19, and Aaron Krogstad, 19, were arrested Wednesday. Nelson said the men apparently had read about ghost sightings in the cemetery, which is the final resting place for Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and other well-known Deadwood figures. The three went to Mount Moriah hoping to see a ghost, Nelson said. "It didn't happen, so then, they got bored." -- Rapidcityjournal

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Scene of grisly mob slaying has haunted past - Over the years, visitors to the Victorian-style home told of strange happenings, odd clanging noises and weeping sounds that emanate from the walls late at night, supposedly conjured by the spirits of people who died on the land long ago. -- Aolnews

Haunted Boston - Boston is a haven for ghosts and spirits, too, and they’re lurking almost everywhere. We’ve selected the city’s creepiest locales, from Boston Common to Boston Harbor. And if that’s not spooky enough, there’s always Salem. --findingDulcinea, New York

Full Body Apparition Caught on Camera! - Kristen Sheley - Paranormal Investigator says: "Paul, when you capture a full body apparition, it's like playing the lottery!" -- alienseekernews

Italy, Short Of Dousing, Is Dowsing - ''Every cloud has a silver lining,'' said Maurizio Armanetti, a dowser based in Tuscany, adding that ''water is mankind's greatest resource.'' It is also a dowser's bread and butter. Toting forked sticks that resemble enormous wishbones, or dangling pendulums over pale, yellow plains, as if the earth were but a floating Ouija board, water diviners across the country sought untapped wells. -- Newyorktimes

Woman was mistakenly declared dead - On the way to the morgue, a nurse noticed Judith Johnson was still breathing and alive. The Johnsons, of Georgetown, now are suing Beebe Medical Center and hospital personnel in federal court, charging doctors and staffers did not provide adequate emergency medical care and were negligent in both the way they treated her heart attack and in declaring her dead. -- delawareonline.com

6 notorious prisons offer ghostly thrills - Looking for ghostly thrills this Halloween? Head straight to prison. Old closed prisons are often crumbling, dank fortresses with histories of flying orbs, moving furniture, noises in the night and chilly bursts of air. They draw serious-minded paranormal explorers who blame ghosts of mistreated inmates looking for a way out, or those of prison personnel killed in escapes or riots. -- MSNBC

Paranormal report: Small House is haunted - On Sept. 17, investigators from Triangle Paranormal Investigations (TPI) swooped down on the house with recording devices of all kinds. The team was given permission to probe the house, now the Victor Small Arts Center, in search of entitites, after local ghost stories made their way onto the internet catching the attention of “sensitive” Steve Barrell. -- Sampson Independent, NC

Haunted Italian Club - Are there ghosts in Tampa? Tampa Bay On Demand's Virginia Johnson went on a stakeout with a ghost hunting team at the Italian Club in Ybor City. -- Bay News 9, FL

A ghostly temple in Bay City? Maybe ... - The truth will be told when a scientific team from B.O.G.U.S. investigates reports of paranormal activity in the historic district. -- The Bay City Times - MLive.com, MI

Ghost hunters look for proof Merrimack eatery is haunted - Many people believe the Common Man restaurant in Merrimack is haunted, perhaps by the ghost of Matthew Thornton and his son. On Thursday, the amateur professionals were at the scene to see if they could prove it. -- Nashua Telegraph, NH

Are Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe forever tenants at the Cal Neva Lodge at Lake Tahoe - The most remarkable might be a photograph of a spooky specter taken on the showroom’s stage. A former food and beverage manager of the Cal Neva was walking across the stage and felt a sudden chill and an inexplicable desire to take a photograph with his cell phone. The photograph captured the ghostly apparition of what appears to be an Indian shaman in robes and beads. -- Reno News & Review, NV

'Godfather of the Paranormal' conducts on-campus ghost hunt by the Terrace - Many people don't believe in ghosts. They might even feel they are as believable as unicorns, fairies, and werewolves. But for John Zaffis, they're his life. Zaffis, the demonologist known as the "Godfather of the Paranormal" came to Mount St. Mary's on Oct. 4, to share his life's work. The lecture was far from a full house, the middle section in Knot Auditorium was barely filled. -- themountainecho.com

House haunted? Shore up the plumbing, get bats out of the belfry - Are cold drafts curling around your toes? Do doors close by themselves on creaking hinges? You've heard scratching, bumping and shuffling noises in the attic? Did your fall garments come from storage mysteriously spattered with stains? Have unseen spooks left ghostly shadows on the walls and do poltergeists flush the toilet in the middle of the night? Yes? Then your house is haunted - if not by spirits, at least by household matters going awry -- Belleville News Democrat

Travel Channel set to capture Gettysburg's ghosts - Crews light the Farnsworth House on Baltimore Street in preparation Wednesday night for a shot for the show "Most Haunted Live" in Gettysburg. The Travel Channel will air the special seven-hour show live on Friday. -- The Evening Sun

Ghostvillage.com Launches New Ghost Web Site for Kids, Parents, and Educators Celebrating its ninth anniversary, one of the Web's largest and most comprehensive paranormal destinations expands content offering to younger market --Kids.Ghostvillage.com

Ghosts of coastal Maine revealed - Greg Munn of Union is teaching a class on local ghosts and the paranormal. -- knox.VillageSoup.com

Book Review: 'Otherworldly Affaires' - A look at Brad Steiger's study of haunted lovers and phantom spouses. --The Gralien Report

TELEVISION: Michelle Hangs out with Ghost Hunters, Sanctuary and gets Chased! Report from Sci-Fi’s recent Digital Press Tour! -- eclipse magazine

The you can tell it's almost Halloween departemt: Mom brings rabid bat to school" - Show and tell at school is great. Kids love it because it is a chance for them to bring something personal from home and show it off to all their classmates. Choosing just what to bring for show and tell can be difficult, but favorite toys and vacation souvenirs are always good ideas. But if you are looking for bad ideas of what to bring for show and tell, look no further than this mom in Stevensville, Montana. She brought a dead bat to her kid's elementary school. And if that wasn't bad enough, that bat was dead because it had rabies. -- parentdish.com

Nepal appoints 3-year-old as new living goddess - KATMANDU, Nepal - Hindu and Buddhist priests chanted sacred hymns and cascaded flowers and grains of rice over a 3-year-old girl who was appointed a living goddess in Nepal on Tuesday. A panel of judges conducted a series of ancient ceremonies to select the goddess from several 2- to 4-year-old girls who are all members of the impoverished Shakya goldsmith caste. The judges read the candidates' horoscopes and check each one for physical imperfections. The living goddess must have perfect hair, eyes, teeth and skin with no scars, and should not be afraid of the dark. As a final test, the living goddess must spend a night alone in a room among the heads of ritually slaughtered goats and buffaloes without showing fear. -- yahoonews

Rating the paranormal TV shows - Paranormal TV shows are everywhere these days. But, how authentic are they? After all, it IS television and you don’t believe everything you see on the box, do you? Let’s talk about the existing shows, their pros and cons, what we like about them, what we don’t like about them, and how genuine we think they really are. -- Examiner.com

Ghosts Draw Visitors to Buffalo Landmark - Ghost hunters may be responsible for increased interest in Buffalo's old Central Terminal these days. This weekend's bi-annual event offering tours of the art deco train station drew five times more visitors than usual, up from approximately 20 people to 150, including some visitors from Canada. This comes after the Central Terminal was the focus recently of a nationally televised ghost-hunting show. -- WKBW

Horsham teenager's poltergeist fears - A POLTERGEIST followed a Horsham teenager home from a night's camping and is now terrorising him and his family, he has claimed. Friends Todd Bevis and Stephen Foster have been haunted by ghostly goings on since a night’s camping in St Leonard’s Forest. -- Littlehampton Gazette, UK

New Children's Book Explores the Ghosts of the White House. - Who's Haunting the White House? is the first book to explore the history of the President's mansion through the ghostly legends that lurk the halls and grounds of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC. Junior ghost hunters are offered an investigative tour of one of America's most haunted buildings. -- prweb

Terrifying Séances - Contacting the spirit world can be a surprising, hazardous experience -- about.com

Ghostly road trips - Looking to scare up some fun this month? Consider a day trip to one of these haunted Missouri hot spots. -- Columbia Daily Tribune, MO

Asbestos widow's dead husbands 'keep her company' - A woman who lost two partners to a cancer caused by asbestos says they are both still looking after her as spirits. -- Kent News, United Kingdom

Revealed: How the Government studied the paranormal for use in war on terror - SECRET documents have revealed the MoD have been studying the paranormal and other unexplained scientific phenomenon for use in the war against terror. The newly released files show that just after 9/11, the Ministry of Defence conducted a research project into psychics - with the possibility they could be used to locate terrorist cells. -- Glasgow Daily Record, UK

Latin America: lore, ghosts, demons and frights. - he mythology in Latin America is quite rich: some tales have been passed onto us from the Incas, Mayas or Aztecs, and others are colonial imports from Europe. On this first part of the multinational Latin American post, we'll visit some of the most popular myths and legends like the Llorona, the Cegua, the Cadejos and the Evil Light. -- Global Voices Online, MA

"UFO" CAPTURED IN THUNDERSTORM PHOTO REVEALS IMAGES OF ALIENS? - For most people it is difficult enough trying to capture lightning on camera as it strikes, but to obtain a photo that includes a UFO is beyond our wildest dreams. However, that is exactly what Christine Dickey has achieved, not just once, but many times. -- profindsearch.com

Too ghoul for school - , Cottey College isn’t the only women’s college with a friendly ghost. Stephens College is supposed to have a spirit or two, and a friend who transferred to Salem College in Massachusetts said there were always spooky things happening.-- Columbia Daily Tribune, MO

Dead Monster Washes Ashore In Russia - In 2006, a little-noticed entry was posted to EnglishRussia.com, a blog that catalogs strange and interesting photos from our neighbor that you can see from Alaska. That photo essay showed the carcass of a strange, reptilian creature that some "Russian soldiers" had found on a beach on the island of Sakhalin. But just what kind of creature is impossible to say. -- latintimes.com

QUICK TRIP: Discover haunted New Orleans - female bartender of an other-worldly nature. A dark-haired male spirit who wanders in a courtyard. A bit strange for some places. Not all that out of the ordinary for New Orleans and its French Quarter. The city is said to be one of the most haunted in the nation and the French Quarter seems to be some ghosts' location of choice. One hotel there isn't ashamed to say that it may have more than its share of ghostly residents and guests. The Ghosts & Spirits Nighttime Walking Tour is conducted by Gray Line Tours. It visits several haunted sites, recounting stories featured on The History Channel and The Discovery Channel. It also explores the "singing rain" legend of the French Quarter and a chance to meet the ghosts that inhabit Bourbon Orleans Hotel, formerly a theater, a ballroom, an orphanage and a convent. Two pieces of advice - bring your camera and wear comfortable walking shoes. -- The Birmingham News - al.com

Ghost-hunting groups explore the area's paranormal activity - Do strange, unexplainable things happen in your home? Do you hear footsteps in the night or see objects moving all by themselves? If you answered yes, you may need, and want, the services of a local paranormal group. -- Pocono Record, PA

The Saturday Strangeness - Who knows what other ghosts hide within the darkest corners of one of London's most enigmatic buildings. -- Londonist, UK

Discovery on Ocean Beach Another Montauk Monster? - As Tom and Bobbette Clapsadle of Waterford strolled along the water at Ocean Beach Park Sunday afternoon with their two sons, they spotted an almost alien-looking corpse lying amongst the seaweed. The first thing Bobbette thought they had discovered was the celebrated creature known as the “Montauk monster.” -- The Day

Never say Never- Reap & Sow w/ Bobby Zoeller - (Caution Adult Language) . Play in Popup. Bobby Zoeller formerly of the Paranormal Police chat it up about fakes and frauds in the Paranormal Community, as well as some talk about the police, government, and any other bull that comes to mind.* Explicit Language so consider yourself warned. -- reapsowradio.

A Ghoul Glossary - Every culture has its unique cast of ghosts, ghouls and demons, so Hawaii’s melting pot of cultures could well be a supernatural smorgasbord. Here are a few traditional nightmarish entities, and some advice on how to protect yourself from them—if you can! -- HONOLULUMagazine.com

Class will cover ghost huntings and techniques - A different type of hunting course will be offered next month in Sikeston. But instead of searching for wild animals, the object of this one-night workshop is to hunt ghosts. The Paranormal Task Force, or PTF, of St. Louis will present types and history of hauntings ghost hunting techniques, and stories along with audio and video, of previous hauntings and investigations the team has been involved in. -- www.standard-democrat.com

Courtroom ghosts bring forth tales - According to the Australian College of Mediumship (ACOM), spirits don’t really talk, but they do communicate with humans and certainly have some great stories to tell. -- Southern Highland News, Australia

Tales of the Weird: Spirits along the river still linger - This is a haunted land and a haunted river. Although some of it is now a shopping center, the spirits of those who have gone before may still be around.
Marion psychic Angela Moore said she's heard of strange happenings at the Wal-Mart shopping center.
-- McDowell News

Haunted Spook house rescued from realm of water - $200,000 in damage to the Realm of Darkness, the haunted house she owns that is aptly tucked behind Oak Hill Cemetery in Pontiac. -- Detroit Free Press

Just Do It Dead Men Do Tell Tales - You may not need a permit, but hunting the haunted is no joke. -- Philadelphia citypaper.net

Crowds gather to pray before image in window - Some Springfield residents believe an apparition of the Virgin Mary appears in second-story window. --The Republican

Spirits abound at house in Appleton -The words “house of spirits” certainly applies to the Winery at Marjim Manor, purveyor of fine fruit wines and home to several friendly ghosts, according to its proprietor, Margo Sue Bittner. -- Buffalo News

Ghosts may haunt Meredith library - The Meredith Public Library is a popular location for town residents, students and others wanting to read or take part in library activities, though some of the regular visitors still stop by even after their deaths. ... Ghost Quest has conducted investigations of several homes, businesses and institutions around New England. The team includes the work of psychics Raven Duclos and Beckah Boyd and demonologist Katie Boyd. Investigations also include video and audio recording, measuring of temperature and electromagnetic fields and other factors to determine a spirit presence. Members of Ghost Quest will be at the library on Oct. 9 to talk about their findings. -- Laconia Citizen, NH

Tom Germond I doooo believe in ghosts - For $1 admission, I’ll be glad to show you – as soon as I get an occupational license. -- Tampa Bay Newspapers, FL

'Something really weird is goin' on here' - Bivalve man convinced there's spooks in his midst. --The Daily Times

'Ghost Hunters' drawn to Ocala inn - OCALA - The pink and purple Victorian manors that make up the Seven Sisters Inn off East Fort King Street in Ocala seem like most other old Southern homes, at least on the outside. But ghosts and spirits don't spend much time outside. -- Ocala, FL

Little girl may finally rest in peace -Legend has it that the lonely ghost of a young girl haunts Aux Sable Cemetery. The cemetery, located between Minooka and Morris, is apparently a hotbed of supernatural activity. -- Joliet Herald News, IL

City bar haunted by ‘goblins’ - AN Ingwebu Breweries--run beer garden is reportedly haunted by goblins tormenting workers who are now performing their duties in fear, it has been learnt. Workers at Totobisa Beer Garden in Magwegwe West told Chronicle over the weekend that goblins were being seen at the drinking outlet every morning, a development that is sending shivers down the spines of many. -- Chronicle, Zimbabwe

Rumours of a ‘ghost’ take off at BIAL - Rumours have been doing the rounds for the past week that airport staff have been seeing ghosts on the runway. The description of the ghost has been varied: its gender, attire and features all change, depending on who sees it. A few claim that the ghost is a woman in a white saree, while others say the mysterious creature is headless. -- Express Buzz, India

GHOST HUNTERS at The ScareHouse - Starting at 7pm on Saturday, October 4th - Steve Gonsalves, Dave Tango, and Kris Williams will be meeting with fans, signing autographs, and posing for photos at The ScareHouse haunted attraction. -- Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, PA

Local Group Investigates Historic Haunts At Cowtown - Wichita's Cowtown Museum has brought in the Wichita Paranormal Research Society, hoping to nab some evidence to the mysterious activity many say they've experienced at Cowtown. That evidence will be revealed during the Haunted Historical Cowtown event next mont -- KAKE, KS

Politician and pilot spot UFO in Meath - The truth is out there - and if a police officer, a politician and a pilot are to be believed, aliens are keeping a close eye on us from above. -- Belfast Telegraph, United Kingdom

Getting in the Spirit - From Georgetown and London, Ky., brothers Tom and Dave Jones, co-founders of KAPS, are broadcast via the Internet and the airwaves all over this world, and maybe others. Part "Car Talk with Click and Clack" and part séance, "KAPS Paranormal Radio" entertains such guests as Barry Fitzgerald from the "Ghost Hunters International" television show and Erin Gray (who played Colonel Wilma Deering from "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century") while touching on subjects ranging from apparitions and ectoplasm to spirituality and close encounters of the third kind. -- Southsider Magazine, KY

Michiana ghost hunters seraching for paranormal powers - Michiana Ghost Trackers have a meeting every 3rd Saturday of the month. After the meeting, members go on a ghost hunt at a secret location. -- Fox 28, IN

Parkersburg hosts its 12th annual ghost tours of downtown - Creator of the Ghost Tour Susan Sheppard compiled all of the stories of Haunted Parkersburg and added others from West Virginia and the Mid-Ohio Valley region which ended up with over seventy-five tales of ghosts and the paranormal. They are featured in her new book “Cry of the Banshee” published by Quarrier Press (West Virginia Book Company) in Charleston last month. The Haunted Parkersburg Ghost Tours begin at the historic Blennerhassett Hotel in downtown Parkersburg and take through the 1st weekend in November. -- Huntington Herald Dispatch

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Sally Morgan: 'I am not mad, I am not unhinged...I talk to dead people' - Sally Morgan is a psychic to the stars whose clients have included Uma Thurman and Princess Diana. She has her own ITV show, premium-rate phone line and a waiting list of 72,000. But while many are convinced she has The Gift, others say they can do the same thing by using Google... -- independent.co.uk

Colorado's Stanley Hotel draws guests with its haunting appeal - No historic hotel worth its linens would be complete without ghost stories, and like the book it inspired, the Stanley has plenty. Predictably, the hotel’s night auditors experience the most personal encounters. -- Fort Worth Star Telegram, TX

Global ghoulfest in a haunted gaol - GHOULS, goblins, witches and warlocks are to dominate proceedings at a special ghost convention staged in one of Ireland's most haunted buildings. The 8th World Ghost Convention takes place on Halloween night in the old Cork Gaol -- a building reckoned to be one of the most haunted in the country after almost 200 years of associations with convicts, rebels and executions. -- Irish Independent, Ireland

SCI FI announces RelicQuest, a reality hunt for elusive artifacts - -- There's a whole new reality for SCI FI Channel - and its name is RelicQuest. Described as a global journey to find elusive artifacts, the network used the setting of the spooky and historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado today to make the announcement. - -- Monsters and Critics.com

Arizona man claims to have caught the chupacabra on video - Michael Ashe captured the creature on his cell phone. Ashe was traveling on a back road from Maricopa to Stanfield when he came across this animal. He says he has dogs and knows what a dog looks like, but claims, "this is no dog." -- ABC15.com (KNXV-TV), AZ

A Justice Center haunting: reasonably paranormal activities - The Chester County Justice Center has only been open two weeks now and I can report that one thing is clear: The place appears haunted. -- Chester DailyLocal.com,

A New Clip From Ghost Hunters - Some couples argue about money, other couples argue about sex. My wife and I argue about Ghost Hunters. She’s addicted to it, and I think it’s the embodiment of everything that’s wrong with the world. We have to schedule her Ghost Hunters viewing for times when I’m not in the room, lest my intense, uncontrollable hatred result in the withholding of marital goodies.  -- cinemablend.com

A hit-and-run death in Royal Oak brings a ghost bike for all to see - In Royal Oak, the ghost bike is an old mountain bike, painted white, which is locked to the Linwood and Woodward street-sign pole. It memorializes the Sept. 19 death of 40-year-old Jacqueline Robinson of Detroit in a hit-and-run accident. -- Detroit Free Press, United States

FROM ATLANTA TO ... LOURDES, FRANCE - Six million people visit Lourdes every year, including 100,000 volunteers and 80,000 ill and disabled pilgrims seeking cures for their afflictions or the strength to endure them. Since 1858, about 6,800 people have reported being cured at St. Bernadette’s grotto, though the Roman Catholic Church has proclaimed only 67 of these to be miracles and hasn’t recorded the number of spiritual healings said to have occurred at Lourdes. -- Atlanta Journal Constitutio

Feature - The Secret Story of Padre Pio's Stigmata - volume detailing the report of a Vatican investigator into Padre Pio gives new information on the wounds of the Passion that the friar suffered. -- Zenit.org

TV's 'Ghost Hunters' Check In To St. Pete's Vinoy Resort - The Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg will be featured on the Oct. 1 episode of the Sci-Fi Channel's "Ghost Hunters." The show's ghost-chasing hosts, Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson, visited the historical resort in July. - - Tampa Tribune, FL

Paranormalcy in Hackettstown - Jane Doherty, a mystic from South Plainfield, is also one of the lead sleuths on the TLC cable ghost research show, "Dead Tenants." he New Jersey Ghost Hunters Society hosted a prelude to the holiday, a paranormal festival at the moderately spooky Hackettstown Community Center, located next to a graveyard. -- The Star-Ledger - NJ.com,

Historic house haunted? Who ya gonna call? - Triangle Paranormal Investigations, founded by former Garner police officer Curt House, recently had an 11-person team spend a night inside the house to check out any ghostly activity. -- WRAL.com, NC

Ghostbuster? -Paranormal investigator to share tales of haunted locations with library patrons. re there really things that go bump in the night? Chad Lewis thinks so, and he's dedicated much of his life to investigating it. Lewis and fellow paranormal investigator Terry Fisk, who together have formed Unexplained Research, penned a series of books documenting the weird and chilling tales from different regions of the country, including Illinois. "The Illinois Road Guide to Haunted Locations" bills itself as a guide to finding spooks in a variety of places, from cemeteries to schools. -- MyWebTimes.com, IL

Meet the ghost hunter - Patricia Marin is a successful Proposal Consultant and part-time ghost hunter. She is the founder and president of R.I.P. (Research and Investigation of the Paranormal), as well as the Executive Producer of “The R.I.P. Files,” a new series coming soon to GhostChannel.TV. -- Examiner.com

Rash of Sasquatch sightings in BC - Paranormal specialists say there have been three reported Sasquatch sightings in northern British Columbia in Canada within a month. -- United Press International

Crematorium ghost story libel buried - Ms Mallik, from the Nulkaba Residents Group, gave evidence in the Land and Environment Court in 2005 opposing an increase in the number of bodies to be burnt at a Cessnock crematorium, which was later reported by the Cessnock Independent in a story headlined "Witness sees a ghost over cremator". "In her evidence she claimed to have seen a ghostlike figure in the clouds," the newspaper reported. -- Sydney Morning Herald, Australia

Pupils living in fear as ‘ghosts’ invade school - “What is happening here is shocking and everybody is extremely worried,” he said. Equally perplexed are parents and teachers at the school with 500 pupils. Prayers are being held at the institution to exorcise the “evil spirits” -- Daily Nation, Kenya

Chance Encounters with Ghoul Cats - The urdarköttur had spent three years underground and has just re-emerged now to sew terror across the region. It’s been chewing holes in local farms’ resources and taking whole sheep home for snacks. And I’d been waiting for it to make to show up at our door. -- Icelandreview

Cult experts question woman's voodoo account - Daytona Beach News - PALM COAST -- The account of a woman recovering from critical injuries she said were inflicted by members of an occult group may be difficult to unravel because it doesn't match the typical methods used by such groups, an expert in cult activities said Wednesday. -- Journal, FL

Sixth Sense - The “Sixth Sense” is a colloquial term that denotes the ability to receive or send information outside the realm of the five senses of touch, sight, sound, smell and taste. It is a blanket term that covers a whole gamut of experiences of Extra Sensory Perception (ESP) ranging from intuition and communing with God (deemed a supernatural being by many), to the netherworld of dark secrets like voodoo and black magic. In between the two extremes are interspersed other versions of ESP like psychokinesis, remote viewing, telekinesis, telepathy, clairvoyance and déjà vu, to mention a few. The German researcher Dr. Rudolf Tischner used the term “sixth sense” in his book "Telepathy and Clairvoyance" written in German in 1920. It was later published in English in 1925. -- MedIndia, India

'Big Bang' Machine Rumbles to Life - Scientists around the world are eagerly anticipating data on those minuscule crashes. One possibility is that they will cause the creation of matter -- proving correct the theory that there exists a " Higgs Boson" that gives matter its mass. The elusive Higgs Boson is a theoretical particle, also known as a "God particle," and is named after Scottish physicist Peter Higgs , who first postulated in 1964 that it must exist -- Aolnews

Biologists on the Verge of Creating New Form of Life - It's not as Frankensteinian as it sounds. Instead, a lab led by Jack Szostak, a molecular biologist at Harvard Medical School, is building simple cell models that can almost be called life. -- wired.com

In the Wilds of NJ, a Legend Inspires a Hunt- A group searches for the New Jersey Devil in the Pine Barrens. --New York Times

Is This Evidence of Norwich's Ghost? - When Janice Mark decided to take a picture on the corner of Elm Hill the best she hoped for was a nice shot of historic Norwich. She never imagined that it would lead her to question whether she had snapped evidence of ghostly life in the city centre.
-- Evening News 24

Why the fascination with the end of the world? - A huge particle accelerator experiment is about to start and a tiny group of people believe it could spell the end of the world. But why are we so obsessed with the possibility of apocalypse? Eschatology is one of humanity's most powerful ideas. --BBC News

Photos That AREN'T Paranormal- How to avoid mistaking common glitches for the paranormal From Stephen Wagner. -- About.com

Malay school infested by too many foreign ghosts! - Kuala Lumpur, September 8 (ANI): Malaysian shamans claim that there are too many foreign spirits at a school in Kuantan called SMK Tanjung Lumpur. Some of them even claim to have communicated with the spirits responsible for bouts of hysteria at the school since May. According to them, the spirits have made several demands for leaving the school, including a special feast. The shamans who have visited the school say that the spirits claim that the new building had encroached on their area, and that is why a group of students would scream hysterically almost every day.
In most cases, the victims claimed that they saw an apparition with long hair, while others claimed they were possessed by an old woman and would act and sound like one. State mufti Datuk Abdul Rahman Osman is not in favour of striking a deal with the supernatural beings.-- Thaindian.com, Thailand

Ghost say: Leave me alone! - Jason Hawes, founder of TAPS: "Alright let's do this...Buffalo, here we come." The TAPS team from the show Ghost Hunters came to the Iron Island Museum on east Lovejoy Street. Linda Hastreiter from Iron Island Museum said, "Their goal is to debunk or disprove hauntings."They spent only one night inside and noticed many unexplained things, like when the front door that was apparently dead bolted shut opened and shut during an interview. They claim to have picked up sudden changes in the magnetic field with K-2 meters. It was in the attic that they believe they recorded three unidentified voices, one of them seems to say, "Leave me alone." -- WIVB, NY

Paranormal convention coming to Falls-- Times Record News, TX

Ricky Gervais sees dead people - Ricky Gervais sees dead people. And he has found them to be a demanding bunch in his new movie "Ghost Town" as they clamour for help and attention from the only man who knows they're there. That man is antisocial dentist Bertram Pincus (Gervais), who hates chit-chat, doesn't like the living much, and now, after a colonoscopy gone wrong, suddenly starts seeing ghosts. -- Reuters UK, UK

NICOLAS CAGE - CAGE SPOOKED BY HAUNTED HOME - Actor NICOLAS CAGE's home in New Orleans, Louisiana has him so spooked he refuses to sleep there, despite paying nearly $3.5 million (GBP1.9 million) for the estate.
Cage bought the legendary LaLaurie Mansion last year (07) - reportedly the most haunted home in the historic city, constructed during the 1830s. He says, "(It's) in the Vieux Carre - which is called the French Quarter. It's a very notorious house, it's a very famous house - meaning it's allegedly the most severely haunted house in the United States of America... that's what they tell me. So at any given moment, I have five or six ghosts surrounding the house, all looking up at this haunted temple, and I'm in there.-- Contactmusic.com, UK

NEW ORLEANS: Haunted house - The recently renovated Dauphine Orleans Hotel, in the heart of the "Most Haunted City in America," is offering a "haunted hotel package" that includes two tickets to the Ghosts & Spirits Nighttime Walking Tour. -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Paranormal speech has lively dead spots - Speaker Bruce Moen of Safety Harbor talked about mentally freeing ghosts from places they're trapped. Attendee Chiki Bustamante, 54, of St. Petersburg thinks ghosts are impressions of energy of people that remain after they die. Her mom, Barbara Maddux, 75, said they're probably the spirits of people who are visiting or choosing to stay back for a loved one or unfinished business. -- Tampabay.com, FL

Got Ghosts? They'll Investigate - Some people might view Lee Ehrlich, co-founder of Ghost Pros, as a Ghostbuster like in the popular movies. -- Tampa Tribune, FL

Starting Sept. 11 until Nov. 11, 2008, Prophet Yahweh, Seer of Yahweh, Master UFO Caller, will be summoning UFO flying machines for the world to see via the "UFO TV News" broadcast channel. Shortly after the sightings start appearing, a spaceship will descend on Prophet's cue and sit in the sky over Las Vegas for three days. There is no possible way the public descent and hovering of a spaceship over Las Vegas, for three days, will not happen on my prayer signal.

Pub hopes to raise spirits for TV channel - Psychic explorers are hoping to encounter ghostly goings-on at the pub on Castle Hill Road, as part of a paranormal television documentary. -- This Is Lancashire, UK

Historians partner with paranormal spirits observer - Several Southland historical museums and historical societies have joined with Edward Shanahan, Chicago-area paranormal spiritual observer, psychic and Internet radio show co-host of "The Unexplained World."-- Southtown Star, IL

The Post tries to land evidence of ghosts - I’ve always been curious about the paranormal. I attempt to satisfy that curiosity by reading about haunted places or watching television shows like “Ghost Hunters.” However, the extent of my own paranormal experiences have been limited to a few games played on the Ouija board – which have still been enough to make me pull the covers tighter when I hear something go bump in the night. -- Kennebunk-Kennebunkport Post, ME

Rev up your team spirit, but watch out for haunted spirits - Looking for something weird but also a little educational? The Ybor City Paranormal Conference at the Cuban Club on Saturday (9/6) is probably up your alley. With courses on different aspects of ghosts and ghouls, including how to perform a proper investigation and the use of psychics. Starting at 8:30 p.m. there will be a walking tour of Ybor to show you all the hot haunted spots. I'll be there camera in hand and my iPod set to play Ray Parker Jr. on repeat the whole time in hope of luring the ghosts out with the catchy melodies. On a side note: Tampa had another paranormal convention a little while back. This just further proves my point that Tampa Bay is the epicenter of weird and scary things: zombies, vampires and now ghosts. I want to see some werewolves next. -- Tampabay.com, FL

Paulding Light Mystery - A strange light that appears outside of Paulding, Michigan has been drawing crowds to watch the nightly show for over 40 years. Jerry Hume of WLUC-TV6 recently tried to get to the bottom of the mystery. With View video report. -- WLUCTV6

Scientists get death threats over Hadron Collider - Scientists working on the world's biggest machine are being besieged by phone calls and emails from people who fear the world will end next Wednesday, when the gigantic atom smasher starts up. --The Telegraph

New clues to mystery sea monster - The Stronsay Beast was first sighted in September 1808. --BBC News

Mystery Ocean Glow Confirmed in Satellite Photos - Mariners have long told of rare nighttime events in which the ocean glows intensely. --LiveScience

Scientist explains Chupacabra sighting; do you believe him? - It wasn't a chupacabra caught on tape. At least, that's what one scientist says. Scott Henke also notes that the original chupacabra findings of headless goats with drained blood turned out to be the work of a Mexican Cult.-- ABC15.com

Sudden death after arrest may be new syndrome
Under severe stress, there is a surge in blood levels of chemicals known as catecholamines. --Reuters


Malay school infested by too many foreign ghosts! - Kuala Lumpur, September 8 (ANI): Malaysian shamans claim that there are too many foreign spirits at a school in Kuantan called SMK Tanjung Lumpur. Some of them even claim to have communicated with the spirits responsible for bouts of hysteria at the school since May. According to them, the spirits have made several demands for leaving the school, including a special feast. The shamans who have visited the school say that the spirits claim that the new building had encroached on their area, and that is why a group of students would scream hysterically almost every day.

In most cases, the victims claimed that they saw an apparition with long hair, while others claimed they were possessed by an old woman and would act and sound like one. State mufti Datuk Abdul Rahman Osman is not in favour of striking a deal with the supernatural beings.-- Thaindian.com, Thailand

Ghost say: Leave me alone! - Jason Hawes, founder of TAPS: "Alright let's do this...Buffalo, here we come." The TAPS team from the show Ghost Hunters came to the Iron Island Museum on east Lovejoy Street. Linda Hastreiter from Iron Island Museum said, "Their goal is to debunk or disprove hauntings."They spent only one night inside and noticed many unexplained things, like when the front door that was apparently dead bolted shut opened and shut during an interview. They claim to have picked up sudden changes in the magnetic field with K-2 meters. It was in the attic that they believe they recorded three unidentified voices, one of them seems to say, "Leave me alone." -- WIVB, NY

Paranormal convention coming to Falls-- Times Record News, TX

Ricky Gervais sees dead people - Ricky Gervais sees dead people. And he has found them to be a demanding bunch in his new movie "Ghost Town" as they clamour for help and attention from the only man who knows they're there. That man is antisocial dentist Bertram Pincus (Gervais), who hates chit-chat, doesn't like the living much, and now, after a colonoscopy gone wrong, suddenly starts seeing ghosts. -- Reuters UK, UK

NICOLAS CAGE - CAGE SPOOKED BY HAUNTED HOME - Actor NICOLAS CAGE's home in New Orleans, Louisiana has him so spooked he refuses to sleep there, despite paying nearly $3.5 million (GBP1.9 million) for the estate. Cage bought the legendary LaLaurie Mansion last year (07) - reportedly the most haunted home in the historic city, constructed during the 1830s. He says, "(It's) in the Vieux Carre - which is called the French Quarter. It's a very notorious house, it's a very famous house - meaning it's allegedly the most severely haunted house in the United States of America... that's what they tell me. So at any given moment, I have five or six ghosts surrounding the house, all looking up at this haunted temple, and I'm in there.-- Contactmusic.com, UK

NEW ORLEANS: Haunted house - The recently renovated Dauphine Orleans Hotel, in the heart of the "Most Haunted City in America," is offering a "haunted hotel package" that includes two tickets to the Ghosts & Spirits Nighttime Walking Tour. -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Paranormal speech has lively dead spots - Speaker Bruce Moen of Safety Harbor talked about mentally freeing ghosts from places they're trapped. Attendee Chiki Bustamante, 54, of St. Petersburg thinks ghosts are impressions of energy of people that remain after they die. Her mom, Barbara Maddux, 75, said they're probably the spirits of people who are visiting or choosing to stay back for a loved one or unfinished business. -- Tampabay.com, FL

Got Ghosts? They'll Investigate - Some people might view Lee Ehrlich, co-founder of Ghost Pros, as a Ghostbuster like in the popular movies. -- Tampa Tribune, FL

Starting Sept. 11 until Nov. 11, 2008, Prophet Yahweh, Seer of Yahweh, Master UFO Caller, will be summoning UFO flying machines for the world to see via the "UFO TV News" broadcast channel. Shortly after the sightings start appearing, a spaceship will descend on Prophet's cue and sit in the sky over Las Vegas for three days.

There is no possible way the public descent and hovering of a spaceship over Las Vegas, for three days, will not happen on my prayer signal.

Pub hopes to raise spirits for TV channel - Psychic explorers are hoping to encounter ghostly goings-on at the pub on Castle Hill Road, as part of a paranormal television documentary. -- This Is Lancashire, UK

Historians partner with paranormal spirits observer - Several Southland historical museums and historical societies have joined with Edward Shanahan, Chicago-area paranormal spiritual observer, psychic and Internet radio show co-host of "The Unexplained World."-- Southtown Star, IL

The Post tries to land evidence of ghosts - I’ve always been curious about the paranormal. I attempt to satisfy that curiosity by reading about haunted places or watching television shows like “Ghost Hunters.” However, the extent of my own paranormal experiences have been limited to a few games played on the Ouija board – which have still been enough to make me pull the covers tighter when I hear something go bump in the night. -- Kennebunk-Kennebunkport Post, ME

Rev up your team spirit, but watch out for haunted spirits - Looking for something weird but also a little educational? The Ybor City Paranormal Conference at the Cuban Club on Saturday (9/6) is probably up your alley. With courses on different aspects of ghosts and ghouls, including how to perform a proper investigation and the use of psychics. Starting at 8:30 p.m. there will be a walking tour of Ybor to show you all the hot haunted spots. I'll be there camera in hand and my iPod set to play Ray Parker Jr. on repeat the whole time in hope of luring the ghosts out with the catchy melodies. On a side note: Tampa had another paranormal convention a little while back. This just further proves my point that Tampa Bay is the epicenter of weird and scary things: zombies, vampires and now ghosts. I want to see some werewolves next. -- Tampabay.com, FL

Paulding Light Mystery - A strange light that appears outside of Paulding, Michigan has been drawing crowds to watch the nightly show for over 40 years. Jerry Hume of WLUC-TV6 recently tried to get to the bottom of the mystery. With View video report. -- WLUCTV6

Scientists get death threats over Hadron Collider - Scientists working on the world's biggest machine are being besieged by phone calls and emails from people who fear the world will end next Wednesday, when the gigantic atom smasher starts up. --The Telegraph

New clues to mystery sea monster - The Stronsay Beast was first sighted in September 1808. --BBC News

Mystery Ocean Glow Confirmed in Satellite Photos - Mariners have long told of rare nighttime events in which the ocean glows intensely. --LiveScience

Scientist explains Chupacabra sighting; do you believe him? - It wasn't a chupacabra caught on tape. At least, that's what one scientist says. Scott Henke also notes that the original chupacabra findings of headless goats with drained blood turned out to be the work of a Mexican Cult.-- ABC15.com

Sudden death after arrest may be new syndrome
Under severe stress, there is a surge in blood levels of chemicals known as catecholamines. --Reuters

Scientist Stunned By His Own Study - Offers New View of Global Warming See What One Expert Discovers -- aol.com

The Very Best Ghost Photos Ever Taken ... Are in the eye of the beholder. - Many ghosts in photos only mean something to the person who has taken the photo themselves. For as we know it is only they that took the photo and know that what they captured on film is not what was there when they took the actual picture. Ghost or anomalous photos happen all the time. Many occasions it's explainable. But when no answers can be delivered then it is genuine at least to the person who took the photo.-- Ginalanier.com

Alleged Apparitions an Annoyance for Residents - A local graveyard is rumored to be home to apparitions -- and other paranormal activities. But neighbors say the unexplained is behind an increase in traffic and other aggravations.
"It's not like the talk of the town... cemetery on Eagle Road is haunted, not at all," Mary Dornfeld says. --nbc15.com

DNA tests exonerate 'Lizard Man' in van attack - DNA testing has shown an attack on a family van some blamed on the legendary Lizard Man appears to have been done by a domestic dog. --AP

Ghost of Victorian girl 'causing car crashes' - Paranormal researchers are investigating the sightings of a girl in Victorian dress on a road in the West Midlands, which locals say is an accident blackspot. -- Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom

Ghosts Shouting For 'Help' Among Cyclone Survivors - Hey …. help us, Hey … help us," the voices say. But when villagers search the fields with their torch lights, no one can be seen. "We believe it must be the ghosts of those who died, because they died unnaturally in the cyclone," said a villager from Peinneakone village in Laputta Township, Irrawaddy Division, where Cyclone Nargis struck May 2-3. -- Mizzima

Did toads predict the earthquake?
Some are saying that the China catastrophe could have been avoided, if only they had listened to the toads. --The Observers

All the talk about ghosts is preposterous — isn't it? - We don't believe in ghosts — do we? There's no way a spirit can possibly get back here from there, wherever there might be. It's simply impossible. The very idea defies rational thought, scientific evidence and an accurate perception of reality. Or do we simply claim such as a cavalier mechanism to protect our own doubts about the matter?--Charleston.net

Is Town Hall haunted? Mass Paranormal not ready to say - “We’re trying to figure out if something is here,” Mass Paranormal co-founder and vice president Tom Ventosi said. In late January, the Enfield Paranormal Society declared the Town Hall haunted after a weekend-long investigation. -- wickedlocal.com

In pictures: The UFO files - The UK's National Archives is displaying previously classified files on UFOs. --BBC News

Mickey Of Miami's Top Ten Best and Most Haunted Places in Florida where you can spot a real ghost.-- MICKEYOFMIAMI.COM

UK releases classified UFO files The UK is making decades' worth of documents freely available to the public. --New Scientist

Sylvia Browne real or fake? - News 4 Investigates' Craig Cheatham examines the Sylvia Browne empire. --KMOV.com -- Watch Craig's report Here Now!

Granny Ghost Video Freaks Out Half Of Asia --LiveLeak

Dissolving Dead Bodies: Gross, But Green A new option is generating interest. --AP

Real-life skull worship inspires new 'Indiana Jones' There is a legend that the ancient Maya possessed 13 crystal skulls. --AP

Five sci-fi movies that get the science right -2001 and Alien among the sci-fi films deemed most realistic. --NewScientist

Mickey Of Miami's Top Ten Best and Most Haunted Places in Florida where you can spot a real ghost.-- MICKEYOFMIAMI.COM

Bigfoot, aka Sasquatch, will draw hundreds to a conference next weekend - “Ohio is one of the hottest places in the nation for this sort of thing,” said Matthew Moneymaker, director of the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization, or BFRO, based in southern California No matter what you make of the evidence, one thing is clear to Don Keating, founder of the Eastern Ohio Bigfoot Investigation Center: Interest is up. More than 350 people attended last year’s conference and he’s hoping for 400 this weekend. -- toledoblade.com

Ghost-Hunting Groups Enjoy Popularity - "Ghost reality shows have really opened the door for people to get involved themselves," said James Willis, founder of The Ghosts of Ohio, the group watching the tracks for the paranormal train.The airwaves are populated by shows such as "Ghost Whisperer," "Medium," "Paranormal State" and "Ghost Hunters." Viewership of "Ghost Hunters," a reality show on the SCI FI Channel that chronicles investigations by The Atlantic Paranormal Society, or TAPS, has doubled since it debuted in 2004 - growing from 1.3 million viewers to 2.6 million --WCMH - NBC 4

Ghostbusters set to hang up ectoplasm - Suffolk's Ghostbusters ain't afraid of no ghosts - but they've blamed the closure of their enterprise on a lack of interest in the unexplained. -www.eveningstar.co.uk

Top Places To Not Visit - These places are simply known as hells on earth. -- information.travel.aol.com

Fond du Lac Area Is Hot Spot For UFO Activity - Several Fond du Lac area residents aren't surprised that Long Lake, located near Dundee, was recently named the top UFO hotspot in Wisconsin. The area is notorious for strange lights and objects, plus an occasional crop circle. -- Fond du Lac Reporter

Most haunted places revealed - From screaming skulls and headless horsemen to murdered brides and phantom farmers, English folklore is full of spine-tingling ghost stories. -- uk.reuters.com -- Also see: THE 100 MOST SCARIEST PLACES TO SEE REAL GHOSTS

Ghosts and smell of victims haunt survivors - Death pervades this town so completely that many said they cannot sleep because ghosts of the cyclone victims torment them. One said: “We can’t sleep at night, because we can hear people shouting at night. Maybe these are the ghosts of the villagers." -- Times Online, UK

Paranormal investigator Kenneth John Parsons shares a photo of what he beleives may be an anomalous entity at Waverley Abbey. --Coasttocoastam.com

Ghost hunters asked to get on the case - A team of paranormal investigators are appealing to anyone who would like them to check for spooky activity to get in touch. -- Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph, UK

Ghosts and smell of victims haunt survivors-Death pervades this town so completely that many said they cannot sleep because ghosts of the cyclone victims torment them. One said: “We can’t sleep at night, because we can hear people shouting at night. Maybe these are the ghosts of the villagers." -- Times Online, UK

Paranormal investigator Kenneth John Parsons shares a photo of what he beleives may be an anomalous entity at Waverley Abbey. --Coasttocoastam.com

ALIEN UFO ET COMMUNICANT INTERFACERS- Alien UFO ET Communicant Interfacers may seem like a new term for Shamans or Prophets but they have been around like Oracles of the past civilizations on earth. -- American Chronicle, CA

Ghosts, history and magic- Walking tours explore the lesser-known side of Old Town -- UNM Daily Lobo

Teen Survives 25,000-Volt Shock That Burned Off His Clothes - An English teen survived a 25,000-volt electrical shock from an overhead power line that burned off his clothes, the Daily Mail reported. he shock sent Sam Cunningham, 16, 25 feet off a railway bridge and onto the tracks below. He had been retrieving a rugby ball on a bridge near his home in Wigan, England, last Thursday when the current jumped from the electric railway lines to his steel-toe boots, according to the report.--Foxnews.com

Prahub Radio- Tonite and Thursday, Dr. Robert Heironimus talks with us about secret symbols hidden in American icons (like the all seeing eye on the dollar bill). Think "National Treasure", that movie starring Nicholas Cage .--Parahub.org

California 2-Year-Old Dragged From Yard by Coyote in Third Such Attack in Five Days - LAKE ARROWHEAD, Calif. — A coyote grabbed a 2-year-old girl by the head and tried to drag her from the front yard of her mountain home in the third incident of a coyote threatening a small child in Southern California in five days, authorities said.-- Foxnews.com

The Lost Dead- Paranormal Investigator Gina Lanier tells the tale of a real New Orleans Paranormal Urban Legend of walking Corpse's. -- ginalanier.com

Fla. Teacher Accused Of Wizardry - Man Made Toothpick Vanish In Class --local6.com

The Seven Wonders OF The Paranormal World- Some call them the most visited haunted hotspots in the world. Supernatural sightseeings are nothing new. Many thousands people have traveled through out the centuries to find miraculous locations to experience the wonderment of the other-side. Certain Cities and their Paranormal locations have always stirred a emotional or psychological - like experience in many. As many say this place has the supernatural Vibe. --Hauntedamericatours.com

Sting ray attack in Florida? --- Foxnews.com

Wednesday May 7, 2008 at 8 p.m. CST will be the SciFi Channel Premier of "Children of the Grave". A Booth Brothers (Spooked Television Releasing www.spookedtv.com) Para-Horror Documentary concerning the often tragic plight of orphaned, abused and neglected children who after death remain trapped in our world to tell us their tragic story or to seek vengeance in the afterlife. Take a paranormal adventure with the Booth Brothers, Keith Age, Paranormal Task Force and others through orphanages, forgotten grave sites and even haunted woods in search for these true and tragic tales and see the evidence caught first hand which proves their existence even in the afterlife!

Ghost Breakers.com

SciFi Channel's 'Ghost Hunters' Call Weston Hospital Haunted - The SciFi Channel television show "Ghost Hunters" has declared West Virginia's most famous mental hospital haunted. Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson of The Atlantic Paranormal Society visited the Lunatic Asylum West of the Alleghenies in March to try to debunk reports of unusual activity. People had said they'd heard gurneys moving down hallways and screams from inside the former shock therapy room. -- RedOrbit, TX

Beckerman: Photos let the spirits move you - Stuart Schneider isn't saying how he got photographs of ghosts in some 22 cemeteries in New Jersey and New York. Or if he got photographs of ghosts. Or if the photographs of ghosts were taken by him.--NewJersey.com

Church Confirms Ghostly Sightings - Says Virgin Mary Did Appear- aolnews.com

The Amazing Story behind the 256 Year-Old Man - Li Ching-Yun was reported to have buried 23 wives and fostered 180 descendants. --Environmental Graffiti

Delusions 'haunt' sick children - One in three children admitted to intensive care will have frightening hallucinations, say researchers. --BBC News

Demonology Today Radio --- Radio Host Ken Deel Interviews Greg Myers Founder of PARANORMAL TASK FORCE - Myers Will be talking about The investigations revealed in "Children of the Grave", a Documentary, which will air on MAY 7th and May 28th on the SCI-FI Channel. Greg Myers, Judy Myers, and others will join us to fill the hour d iscussing "Zombie Road", "Pythian Castle" and other haunted investigations... --iamhaunted.com

Soaps and Ghosts: Daytime TV Gets Spooky - As Clark Kent's editor, Perry White, would say, "Great Caeser's ghost!" The ghosts seem to have some of the best lines on daytime these days. While it may be overused today, ghosts have been around on daytime drama for a long time. The best example of ghosts and goblins was the cult soap of the late1960s and early '70s "Dark Shadows." The show was filled with folks coming back from the dead. --National Ledger, AZ

In the eye of the beholder - Many a story has been told of ghosts haunting Greek houses, residence halls and academic buildings, and while not every location on campus can boast a ghost story, many can. Whether you’re a believer or a skeptic, it’s difficult to avoid letting curiosity get the better of you. --thedeconline.com

They ain't afraid of no ghosts
Paranormal group spends the night hoping to meet courthouse's spooks --zwire.com

Shroud of Turin's Authenticity Probed Anew - The Shroud of Turin, the 14- by 4-foot linen believed by some to have been wrapped around Jesus after the crucifixion, might not be a fake after all, according to new research. -- dsc.discovery.com

Pregnant Woman Sees Jesus Image in Ultrasound - Monet Sledge was shocked when she saw what appeared to be an image of Christ on the Cross. --Fox News

Things your body can do after you die - Ghost marriage first appeared in Chinese legends 2,000 years ago, and it's been a staple of the culture ever since. Story Highlights > Not all bodies disappear into the ground after death > Some become educational artwork and go on tours In at least one city, crematoriums help heat homes> Russian revolutionary's body is a tourist attraction --CNN.com

For sale: King Henry VIII's haunted castle - A 700-year-old castle which once belonged to King Henry VIII has been put on the market for only the second time in its history -- Telegraph.co.uk

Most Haunted team visit site - Yvette Fielding and her team spent the night at Plas Newydd to investigate any paranormal activity. -- Shropshire Star

Exorcist calls time on pub poltergeist
Ghostbuster Ian Lawman, 39, had to take drastic action against a violent poltergeist. --Slough & Windsor Observer

Why Do Ghosts Wear Clothes?- One of the most glaring flaws in the argument in favor of the existence of spirits, ghosts, etc, is that in the majority of sightings of full body apparition-type ghosts, the ghosts are wearing clothes. -- Synthesis.net

Haunted Police Station Closed After Roof Collapse - Just weeks ago, the Pittsburgh Paranormal Society ruled the building haunted. Estimates to fix the building have not been completed. -- Pittsburgh Channel.com

The Band Wednesday 13 Goes 'Most Haunted'? -- Metal Hammer, UK

First hospital may have been haunted house - -- The Jackson Citizen Patriot - MLive.com

Haunted dharamshala used as risky CDGK office - he city district government has been using a century-old building that used to be a dharamshala, (rest house) for the hundreds of visitors to the Swami Narayan Mandir before Partition. But it is so badly ignored that it threatens to cave in and the officers who work there feel it is haunted. -- Daily Times, Pakistan

Sam Raimi Casting Real SORORITY GIRLS - ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? DO YOU BELIEVE IN GHOSTS? DO YOU ENJOY BEING SCARED OUT OF YOUR MIND? If you answered yes to any of these questions & are between the age of 21-30… The CW wants you! From one of the Executive Producers of “The Apprentice” & “Survivor” & the Producer of “The Grudge” & Director of “Evil Dead” series We bring you … “13” The first Horror Reality TV Show! YOU COULD WIN $66,666 -- realitywanted.com

Crown Point pastor has haunting love of ghosts -Rev. Wilkins, aka Mark Marimen, is a moonlighter. He is the author of the popular "Haunted Indiana" books. -- Gary Post Tribune

Ghost hunters search world for the mysterious - Chad Lewis and Terry Fisk of Eau Claire, along with Noah Voss and Kevin Nelson of Sun Prairie, are part of a team of investigators that respond to reports of unexplained phenomenon.

Voodoo Hoodoo And the Sacred Art Of Trance Dancing, Is it Paranormally Normal? -Lisa Lee Harp Waugh's dark journey into the world of Galveston, Texas's secret Voodoo World. -- ghosthuntersofamerica.com

Hans Holzer: The Original Ghost Hunter- In a day when ghost investigation has become a subject for reality television and those involved are more like cartoon characters than serious researchers, it's prudent to take a look at a real Ghost Hunter. Hans Holzer has authored 160 books about the paranormal. --OpEdNews

Does Climate Change Mean More Witch Hunts? -- The New York Times

Local Bigfoot in Fresno County? -Whether you want to believe it or not, there are a lot of people in Central California who think they've had a brush with a Bigfoot, or Sasquatch. -- abclocal.go.com --- Also See: The Honey Island Swamp Monster, Bigfoots Southern Cousin

We're a UFO hotspot- According to the study there has been 23 unexplained sighting since 1961 including one on the M6 in May last year when a motorist saw two bright objects in the sky above the road which changed from white to blue and appeared to follow the car along part of its journey.-- Wigantoday.net

Mysterious voices heard at museum; Group that investigated Welland Museum reveals findings - "Get out and stay out," said a low, whispering voice. "Help me," said another. -- wellandtribune.ca

The spirited history of Marin County landmark - The big, white landmark called the Fireside has stood as a gateway to Mill Valley for 92 years, a symbol of a rough, rollicking era when the Bay Area was awash in rum running. But the celebrants who caroused inside the former speakeasy never knew they were dancing on Indian graves. --San Francisco Chronicle

Confessions of a Paranormal Junkie - A fascination with ghosts is also a career path for Noah Voss. --Madison Magazine

Has Jesus Risen from a Drop-Down Ceiling? - ... the pope isn't the only reason New Yorkers are seeing religious portents these days. Staff and patients of St. John's Queens Hospital are also rolling holy over another recent sign from above: a hospital tile water stain above the bed in room 232 that looks strikingly (or at least vaguely) like the face of Jesus Christ. -- asylum.com

Top Ten Ghost Hunting Tools Of The Trade-- ginalanier.com

Sun Prairie residents present at Unexplained Conference, detail haunted Sun Prairie, UFO sightings and werewolves - There is a rumor that if you crawl over the tallest grave marker in the Sun Prairie Cemetery on the northeast side of town at midnight of a full moon, you will be cursed. Do you dare? Is it just an intriguing tale only to end in injury and disrespect of the dead? -- sunprairiestar.com

Mill city's ghost less scary than statistics - Homestead police Chief Jeff DeSimone has been enforcing the law in this Mon Valley ... But the chief was rattled enough in recent months to call for backup. It started when he heard about some strange, unexplained noises in the department's 19th century headquarters. -- Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, PA

Alba: 'My parents were haunted'- Jessica Alba, 26, is best known for her role in the sci-fi TV series Dark Angel. One of my parents’ houses was haunted, for sure. -- Metro, UK

Michelle Williams ‘haunted by Heath Ledger’s ghost’- Heath Ledger’s former fiancee, Michelle Williams, claims she is being haunted by the tragic actor’s ghost.-- Showbiz Spy, UK

TV ghost hunters descend on Chester pub-- ChesterChronicle.co.uk,

Believers scour woods for signs, sounds of creature ---To some people, the big, hairy, half-man, half-ape known as Bigfoot is pure folklore, but to others, he is a living creature ... -- Tri County Journal, OH

David Charters: I have always believed in ghosts. But they haunt people, not houses... --Liverpool Daily Post, UK

Spectre of ghosts haunts runaway groom- Probably realising that he didn’t have a ghost of a chance to get away from matrimony, a groom in Chhattisgarh did the disappearing act minutes after his wedding leaving villagers speculating feverishly that he had been spirited away by ghouls. --thaindian.com

Ghost hunters called in for unearthly disturbances in Herriott Hall - Tony Tandeski ( J4), an assistant residence hall coordinator for Drake University, crawled into bed in his Herriott Hall apartment after a long day of classes and meetings. Just as he was drifting off to sleep, the sound of a deep male voice startled him back to consciousness. --Times-Delphic, IA

Paranormal Expert Says Ghosts Won't Move to New Yankee Stadium - Dominick Villella, who works for Paranormal Investigation of New York City, has grave doubts that the Yankee ghosts will change addresses. -- Newsday

Ghosts' orb spooks club staff- Moving ball of light flies around bar. And ghostly images --Sunderland Echo

Necromancy --- Rituals to contact the Spirits

Pontianak in Video Causes a Stir - SIGHTINGS of a pontianak (woman vampire) captured on video have caused a stir among locals in Malacca... The video clip, circulated via mobile phone, shows a woman with long black hair and clad in a white cloth floating in midair while whimpering.--The Star

Haunted Dolls - Ghosts & Spirits Who Attatch Themesleves To Dolls --americanchronicle.com Also see: Real Haunted Dolls

IS THERE ANYBODY THERE..? - GHOST hunting might not be the first reason you would find a journalist in a Cleethorpes pub, but for Grimsby Telegraph reporter CONRAD EMMETT, it's all in a night's work. --thisisgrimsby.co.uk

Rome's Exorcist Gives Inside Look at Devil - Some of the mystery surrounding the devil and exorcism is being unveiled in a television and Internet report series, detailing the work of the exorcist of the Diocese of Rome. -- zenit.org

Yankees Foil Red Sox Curse Attempt- A construction worker's bid to curse the New York Yankees by planting a Boston Red Sox jersey in their new stadium was foiled Sunday when the home team removed the offending shirt from its burial spot. -- TSN.ca, Canada

Mysterious lights seen as omen for apocalypse Russian group's doomsday belief fuels controversy. --Pravda

Voodoo priests speak in tongues for Betancourt - The ritual by initiates in Benin, the West African home of the ancient religion, was part of a three-day programme of fasting and prayer decreed by President Thomas Yayi Boni for Betancourt, who has been held hostage since 2002. -- Reuters South Africa, South Africa

Ghost-hunters hold vigil in Saffron Walden - The 600-year-old building, housing Saffron Walden's youth hostel, is the oldest inhabited building in the town, and probably the most haunted. -- Saffron Walden Reporter, UK

No Humdrum Heaven, No Hellfire Says Afterlife Cartographer - Steve Beckow, a resident of Vancouver, B.C., has a very unusual pastime. You might call him an afterlife cartographer. -- gaia.com

Gettysburg's haunted address - arnsworth House Inn in Gettysburg. Built in 1810, it is said to be haunted by no fewer than 14 ghosts, making it the seventh-most-haunted inn in America. -- Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Ghosts that Sailed the High Seas - This week it will be just one year since the 12 metre sailing catamaran Kaz II was found drifting 80 nm off the east Australian coastline, with no sign of its West Australian crew of three. -- Sail World, Australia

Man In Mental Hospital After Chase - Investigators say it all started with the man trying to "get the devil" out of his girlfriend. -- 11alive.com

The History Channel filming Cuero chupacabra story - The Discovery Channel also plans to broadcast a story on the chupacabra later this spring. -- Victoria Advocate

People turn into ‘ghosts’ to appease Lord Shiva - In a ritual to propitiate Lord Shiva, some residents of Jharkhand have been “transforming” themselves into ghosts throughout the Hindu month of Chaitra (mid-March to mid-April)-- Thaindian.com

Mom stabbed girl because of demon: police - A Waukegan mother claimed her 6-year-old daughter attacked her with a butcher knife because the petite kindergartner was possessed by a demon, Lake County authorities said Tuesday. -- suntimes.com

Ruth the Truth shuns psychic limelight- Ruth Urquhart – also known as Ruth the Truth – is one of Britain’s most popular psychics, ....One of the programmes she was offered was a pilot called Haunted Houses, which became the popular series Most Haunted. --Hamilton Advertiser news, UK

Ghost Hunters Part I: South Jersey research organization offers sanity for those plagued by ghosts -- sjuhawknews.com

Haunted Houses Come Cheap - Buying a stigmatized property can be a great bargain. --TheStreet.com

Researchers put Rum Story’s ghosts under the microscope - WHATEVER ghosts are – spirits of the deceased, ‘tape recordings’ of past tragedies or just a hyperimagination – we can all be agreed on one thing: they’re scary! * View more pictures... * Watch a video clip.... --Whitehaven News, UK

Ghosts in C-Max? - Thabo Masinga, accused of brutally attacking two nurses at a prison hospital in 2005, has said there are ghosts in C-Max Prison. -- Independent Online, South Africa

Dash Beardsley's Ghost Tours of Galveston, Texas Top Ten Most Haunted List -- ghosttoursofgalvestonisland.com

Transplanted Hearts and the Ghosts That Live On Inside of Them - It has long been rumored that organ transplants bring with them certain personality traits of their original owners, but two recent cases seem to add credence to the theory. First is the case of Sonny Graham, who after receiving the heart of suicide victim Terry Cottle, went on to not only marry Cottle’s widow, but to also eventually commit suicide in the exact same fashion as Cottle had, 12 years earlier. Even more bizarre is the case of Claire Sylvia, a middle aged mother who received a donated heart from an 18-year-old boy who died in a motorcycle accident. In her new book, Change of Heart, Sylvia notes some of the unexpected side effects of her transplant operation: -- Synthesis, CA

Is The Octagon Hall Museum in Franklin, Kentucky Haunted?- The Octagon House, located in Simpson County Kentucky just north of Franklin, was built in 1843 by Andrew Jackson Caldwell. During the Civil War, Andrew Caldwell offered shelter to many Confederate soldiers. According to an article by Amy Biggs published in the Franklin Favorite Feb. 1, 2001, as many as 12,000 Confederate soldiers camped on the property surrounding the home on Feb. 13, 1862. And generals Johnston, Hardee and Breckenridge spent the night inside the home. Middle Tennessee Ghost Chasers will be conducting a paranormal investigation at this reported haunted location --Clarksville Leaf Chronicle, TN

Railways to revive ‘haunted’ station - Villagers claim no one dares to venture close to the station after dusk, as it is haunted. They say they have seen a figure in a white saree dancing on the platform or walking along the tracks. -- Hindustan Times

Ghost-Hunter Artist's 'Unwelcome' Guests- Glenn James, Artist and Co-Writer of “The Reluctant Ghost Hunter,” experienced a Haunting which made life very disturbing for its living participants…. -- Student Operated Press

American Notebook: A Ghost Story - Do I believe in ghosts? In all honesty, I don’t. But I’m not presumptuous enough to assume I know all there is to know. It has been said that places aren’t haunted, people are. -- East Iowa Herald

Researchers Put Ghosts Under The Microscope- WHATEVER ghosts are – spirits of the deceased, ‘tape recordings’ of past tragedies or just a hyperimagination – we can all be agreed on one thing: they’re scary! -- whitehaven-news.co.uk

'Breakthrough' at Stonehenge Dig - Archaeologists carrying out an excavation at Stonehenge say they have broken through to a layer that may finally explain why the site was built. -- BBC News

Base basks in 'Ghost Hunters' spotlight - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — Sci-Fi Channel's "Ghost Hunters" brought its televised paranormal investigations to the 88th Air Base Wing, and outgoing commander Col. Colleen Ryan and base employees were just grateful for the cable TV show's spotlight — and its infrared thermal imaging. -- Dayton Daily News

So You Want To Be A Ghost Hunter? - Historic Long Island is haunted from Montauk Point to Gravesend and everywhere in between. Ghosts don't only lurk in the famous places you've heard about, they also reside in obscure graveyards, Indian burial grounds, lighthouses, and forgotten old buildings. Join Paranormal Adventurers, Joseph Flammer and Diane Hill, are Long Island's most famous pair of ghost hunters. -- Garden City News

DELAWARE: Aviation officials puzzled about so-called UFO that slammed vehicle --thedailytimesonline.com. And also see: UFO Travel: Bon Jovi Slept Here

Ghostbusters in Roanoke - Jamie Spradlin has a normal day job, but at night things get a little interesting. “I love going out and trying to show people that not everything is paranormal,” says Spradlin. --wsls.com

Flying Objects Force Family to Flee Home- There are numerous instances of what is described as "the poltergeist effect," which often occurs around teenagers - Allison's children are aged three, four, seven and eight. Some researchers believe it is a form of psychokinesis generated by a living human mind, an outward manifestation of psychological trauma. Scientists acknowledge many historical claims of unexplained bumping, knocking and flying objects but they reject all suggestions the phenomena are caused by restless dead souls. --East African Standard

Haunting underway at city mansion - He swears his childhood home in Cheshire was haunted. A ghost once goosed his sister. Someday, he'll write a book about it all and call it "Little House on the Paranormal." --berkshireeagle.com

Venture into the world of the paranormal... - Peter Gregory, 68, who has a strange ability to help people claiming to be haunted by a ghostly presence. --louthleader.co.uk

Paranormal conference to take place Oct. 30 in Richland - The League of Extraordinary Paranormal Women announce their first annual "Michigan's Haunting Experience" paranormal conference... -- Battle Creek Enquirer, MI

Gothic Ghost Hunt: Hunt reveals odd happenings, but no findings- But to Carla LeBoeuf of Lake Charles and Bess Maxwell of Shreveport, ghost hunting is a like a day at the mall - an escape, an adventure, ... -- DeRidder Beauregard Daily News, LA

Ghost averse to change haunts old inn - And it's no wonder, with a ghost floating around who doesn't like change. Someone tried to move a chair once in the lounge, but "Mrs. Adams" put it back, --Canada.com

America’s Top Ghost Hunter - An informative lecture about what Lorraine Warren experienced during her career. For more than 45 years, she has investigated the realm of the supernatural throughout North America, Brazil, Japan, United Kingdom, Europe and Australia. Her most celebrated case involved their role as chief investigator of the alleged haunting on Long Island that became the subject of a No. 1 best-selling book and movie, “The Amityville Horror.” -- pegasusnews.com

John Lennon's ghost pays son a visit - SPOOKY APPEARANCE: Julian Lennon claims the ghost of his late father John has visited him from beyond the grave. --Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand

Gift comes early to ghost hunter - "We want people to know and let them judge our information," Reid said. "We are open to skeptics. Our pictures are taken right off our cameras. We don't do Photoshop. If I can't find the ultimate proof in my lifetime, I want to build a stable bridge for the next generation top come." --Edison Sentinel, NJ

Britney hopes healer will cleanse soul - Troubled pop star Britney Spears is reportedly set to meet a Native American healer to help cleanse her soul. --Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand

Hobbyist Gleefully Fools SoCal Residents With 'UFO' - Radio-Control Model Leads To Sightings - A radio control model airplane hobbyist has a strange sense of humor that has people looking to the skies over Southern California. Hoaxmaster Linn Murphy has reportedly fooled thousands. But now, it appears, the jig is up, according to the Orange County Register. --Aero-News Network, FL

It is most natural that the dead should choose such an in-between time to return to the world of the living – if only briefly – from their silent abode in the realms beyond.

Green Park ghosts? Spectral seekers check out local hotel - The Hauntmasters Club, based in East Tennessee, rolled into Blowing Rock to conduct a paranormal investigation of the historic inn recently. The five-member crew brought technical equipment such as electromagnetic field (EMF) recorders, digital audio recorders, digital thermometers, cameras, and nightvision camcorders to document their exploration of the ethereal. -- wataugademocrat.com

How to spot a hoax - The managing editor of Skeptical Inquirer, a magazine that critically investigates claims of paranormal activity, has a haunted front door. Ever since he moved in five months ago, Benjamin Radford has heard a loud knock around 7 a.m. every day. But, when he opens the door to check it out, there is nothing there. --jacksonholestartrib.com

HISTORIC GHOSTS OF OLD MONTEREY - Monterey is full of stories. And many of the characters linger, more than 100 years after they died of mishap or mayhem. Gary Munsinger isn't saying Monterey's ghosts are real, but he's more than willing to tell the stories and take visitors to the city's famous sites, where they can make up their own minds. --San Francisco Chronicle

Is this Pope John Paul II waving from beyond the grave? Vatican TV director says yes - This fiery figure is being hailed as Pope John Paul II making an appearance beyond the grave.The image, said by believers to show the Holy Father with his right hand raised in blessing, was spotted during a ceremony in Poland to mark the second anniversary of his death. The Daily Mail.co.uk

A spirited stroll into city's past - For six years, Susan Bové, founder of the nonprofit South Jersey Paranormal Research, and other members of the group have recorded what they say are voices, human apparitions and floating orbs in photographs and on audio recordings at cemeteries and historic sites in seven states. --Philadelphia Inquirer

Family Sees UFOs. - UFOs seen hovering over the Uckfield two Saturdays ago were seen by a family in Manor Park. Mike King emailed the Express saying at least 50 lights headed towards him from Buxted Park. --sussexexpress.co.uk

Great Lakes Ghosts - More like inland seas than lakes, the Great Lakes of North America are among the most treacherous bodies of water in the world. Terrible seasonal storms batter ships that choose to sail the lakes at the wrong time of year. These great gales, called the Witch of November, have claimed many lives and ships over the years, the most famous of which was the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975. Strange things happen on the lakes that are unique to them, and sailors have long told stories of ghost ships on the great lakes in the same maritime tradition of the salt water ocean. --theparanormalreport.com

GHOST hunters wishing to explore the unknown at Brean Fort say they are getting a raw deal from the castle's owner, The National Trust. The spooky activity is becoming more popular following the success of television shows such as Most Haunted. --burnhamandhighbridgeweeklynews.co.uk

Ghost chasers look for traces: Local spirit hunters get public involved with nighttime tours - On this particular October day, he was talking about eerie happenings at the Old Lake County Courthouse in Crown Point. "One of the main hauntings is a woman in black that's sometimes seen walking along the main floor; people have mentioned seeing her late at night," said McDowell, who was standing outside the stately structure. "There's been noises and voices coming from the upstairs courtroom late at night." --post-trib.com

Haunted education - Troy Taylor’s offerings for this fall are sold out, but he’s planning additional outings in the spring and summer. Tickets will go on sale sometime this winter. Taylor has other events coming up this month, including the Halloween Spooktacular at the Lincoln Square Theatre on Oct. 27 and a Halloween night Avon Theatre screening of the film “Children of the Grave.” -- Herald & Review, IL

The Yanks lost? The ghosts were probably at lunch - So, where were the ghosts? You know, the ones the Yankees always are yakking about - Joe DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig and, of course, the Babe himself. In the new book ''Haunted Baseball,'' authors Mickey Bradley and Dan Gordon talked to seemingly every Yankee alive about all the ones who aren't and how they hang around the stadium, lending ectoplasmic assistance. If a ball needs a little lift to clear the fence, for instance, an invisible hand may give it a boost. If a grounder is headed straight for the pitcher's mitt, a pinstriped poltergeist could kick it through his legs. --tallahassee.com

Q&A: An evening with a 'ghost expert' - Mason Winfield may not be the pop media’s idea of a true “ghostbuster.” But he does happen to be an expert on the area’s haunted sites and folklore. The owner of Haunted History Ghost Walks Inc. will be at Lee-Whedon Memorial Library on Tuesday evening for a “safe” presentation on Western New York’s supernatural history. --journal-register.com

'UFO Nearly Scared Me Into Labour' - MYSTERIOUS bright yellow lights were seen plummeting towards a couple's house at "an abnormal speed", writes Simon Wesson. The Bernasconis, who live in Homestead Road, Hatfield, were "scared to death" when they saw two gleaming lights which they believed were "about to crash just behind their house". Rachel, 33, told the WHT that she had "never been so scared in her life". "I'm 39 weeks pregnant and I thought I was going to go into labour, I was that scared. --Welwyn & Hatfield Times

When The Paranormal Meets Rock N' Roll - Parahub Radio and Parahub.org has teamed up with Haunted America Tours to bring you the hottest paranormal network on the planet! Lets say, "The Internets ONLY Rock N Roll Paranormal Extravaganza", just got even more Haunted! --hauntedamericatours.com

October 5 - 9PM: Make sure to tune in to the new Travel Channel show Mysterious Journeys - The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Mark and his team of investigators, including Investigative Medium Laine Crosby, take you to all new haunted locations in Gettysburg. To check air dates and times.--Travel Channel

Witches Hold Conference In Ghana? The assembly is also looking to infect millions of lives with incurable diseases, according to documents available to Daily Guide. In keeping with the witches’ agenda, 1,000,154 people would be killed worldwide through road accidents, rape, murder and armed robbery. --ghanaweb.com

Is This the Proof that Spirits do Exist? "There is no doubt in my mind that the orbs may well be one of the most significant ‘outside of this reality’ phenomena mankind has ever witnessed."-- Klaus Heinemann, Ph.D. --healthywealthynwise.com

Author to talk on haunting subjects - The War of 1812 ghosts at Ohio's Fort Meigs and other battlefield ghosts. John Kachuba and Lois Lambert to speak at the library this month. Kachuba, a writer and paranormal researcher (a.k.a. The Ghosthunter), has investigated nearly 100 haunted locations throughout the country. His new book, "Ghosthunters: On the Trail of Mediums, Dowsers, Spirit Seekers and Other Investigators of America's Paranormal World" (New Page Books, 2007), combines his case reports of actual hauntings, discussions with leading figures in the paranormal world, and stories about related subjects - buying ghosts on Ebay, buying and selling haunted houses, ghost tourism-to present an intriguing and witty look at this interesting phenomena in American pop culture.--Chillicothe Gazette, OH

How about having a real ghost hunting team as a guest on your show, subject of an article or appearing live at your event?--HauntedAmericaTours.com

Happy Hauntings - According to “Haunted New Hampshire,” by Thomas D’Agostino (Schiffer Publishing), there are at least 48 major locations in the state with hauntings worthy of note. In Renee Mallett’s book “Manchester Ghosts” (Schiffer Publishing) she relates 23 haunted spots in the Queen City alone. Now, if I believed in ghosts, which I don’t (I keep telling myself), then I might look at informal statistics like this and come to a conclusion: The whole darn state is haunted. But maybe that’s not so bad. --nh.com

Reporter films China's own Loch Ness monster- A television reporter claims to have discovered China's answer to the Loch Ness monster, state press reported Sunday. Local journalist Zhuo Yongsheng shot footage of six "seal-like" creatures in the northeastern Tianchi lake, which local legend has long said is home to Loch Ness-style monsters. "They could swim as fast as yachts and at times they would all disappear in the water," the Xinhua news agency quoted Zhuo as saying. "Their fins, or maybe wings, were longer than their bodies." --news.yahoo.com

UPC guest speaker tells tales of the Third Kind - Three Unidentified Flying Objects carrying three human-like bodies were recovered in New Mexico in 1950, according to a UFO researcher who spoke to New Mexico State University students in the Corbett Center Auditorium Wednesday night. Sponsored by the Union Program Council, Robert Hastings gave a presentation entitled, "UFOs: The Secret Story," in which Hastings used documents obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests and interviews with former Air Force, CIA and FBI personnel as evidence the UFOs and bodies were recovered. Hastings said UFO sightings began to occur in Los Alamos after initial testing of the atomic bomb. --roundupnews.com

A PSYCHIC from Widnes says he might have been telephoned by a ghost. James Byrne, a well-known medium who once gave demonstrations at the London Palladium, is used to spirits interfering with technology associated with him. But this latest case is perhaps the strangest yet, he says. --thisischeshire.co.uk

Roswell Incident Recalled by Local Vet Who Was There - In June or early July 1947, a farmer found strange debris while working on a ranch about 70 miles north of Roswell. He put some of it in a box and drove to the local sheriff. Neither man knew what to make of it, so the sheriff called Roswell Army Air Field, which sent two men to investigate. Escondido resident Milton Sprouse, 85, said he knows what happened in Roswell ---- not because he favors one theory over another, but because he was there. --North County Times

Nessie No Longer a Tourism Draw Gulf Daily News - Fewer people are reporting sightings of the legendary Loch Ness monster in Scotland, prompting concerns that scepticism about its existence could threaten tourism in the region. There have only been two reports of sightings this year, compared to three in 2006 and much lower than a decade ago, when the annual number sightings was consistently in the double digits, The Times newspaper said Saturday. "It's becoming a potential crisis," said Mikko Takala, 39, a founding member of the Loch Ness Monster Fan Club who runs four webcams on the lake's north shore.-- gulf- daily-news.com

Strange, Freaky and Funny - Ghosts of Oregon Coast's pastTruth is stranger than fiction.”--BeachConnection.net

Vatican vetoes 'pine tree vision'
'Family of the Divine Innocence' was founded after a woman claimed to have seen apparitions of the Virgin Mary in a pine tree. --BBC News

Drone UFO Video in Kentucky - The 'Drone' type UFOs which have been reported across California and elsewhere in the USA this summer - appears to finally have been captured - on video! On August 28th this year, Kentucky resident Jeromy Staggs was filming the lunar eclipse to show his four year old daughter the next day. Using a high quality Sony model DCR-HC21 Mr staggs waited for the eclipse to begin and began filming the event. He managed to get 7 - 8 minutes of the rare celestial show - and then perhaps something more unusual moved into view. -- American Chronicle

Terrifying! Watch as the Colombian news program presents the ghost video, complete with a horror movie soundtrack! They also interview a local Catholic bishop, who says matter-of-factly that it’s just a “parapsychological phenomena!”


— Christians do not, or at least should not believe in ghosts, but paranormal is kind of OK. They also interview a spiritualist lady who tells us something we could never have imagined by watching horror movies or hearing scary stories: “The little girl [ghost] doesn’t realize she is dead”. The Others! --forgetomori.com

Ghost hunter convicted - The founder of West Virginia Society of Ghost Hunters has been convicted of eight misdemeanor charges of counseling and practicing medicine without a license. An attorney Martinsburg resident Susan Crites, 56, said she plans to appeal Friday's verdict. Crites was convicted of three counts practicing medicine without a license and five of unlicensed counseling. She's scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 10. -- HEARLD-DISPATCH.COM

A Venezuelan man who had been declared dead woke up in the morgue in excruciating pain after medical examiners began their autopsy. Carlos Camejo, who had been declared dead ... "I woke up because the pain was unbearable," Camejo said, according to a report on Friday in leading local newspaper El Universal. His grieving wife turned up at the morgue to identify her husband's body only to find him moved into a corridor... and alive. --Yahoonews

Iceland Still Believes in Elves and Ghosts - “Icelanders seem much more open to phenomena like dreaming the future, forebodings, ghosts and elves than other nations,” Gunnell said. --IcelandReview.com

Guardian of the Loch - Adrian Shine, The world's foremost expert on the Loch Ness Monster is sitting in a lodge overlooking the fabled highland lake, discussing plans to seek UN World Heritage Site status to protect the area. TORONTOSUN.COM

Texas City haunting makes TV - If you think of haunted houses as lots of fun, you’ve probably only experienced the annual, local imitations — those yearly efforts intended for charity that offer up harmless screams and preplanned thrills. The odds are that you didn’t grow up dealing with the living nightmare of your own home being haunted. Darrell Gene Motal is an ordained Texas City minister who says his childhood residence near Blocker Middle School was just such a place: A real haunted house. Motal tells his story in both a book and a TV episode of the Discovery Channel series, “A Haunting.” --Galvestondailynews.com

Haunted house will not open - Project cancelled because of state codes, $20,000 spent. thepost.baker.ohiou.edu/

Haunted Portsmouth - Roxie Zwicker's new book is an outgrowth of her ghost tours through the city. --seacoastonline.com

Fossett Disappearance Adds to State's Notorious Mysteries - Alien towns. Lost 19th-century cannons. Lake monsters. Frozen bodies swimming at the bottom of Lake Tahoe. Nevada is a vortex for the unexplained. The case of missing aviator Steve Fossett who disappeared from the Flying M Ranch near Yerington Sept. 3 has techno-sleuths, psychics and concerned folks around the world focused on our region.-- news.rgj.com

UFO seen over Town - One Sidney resident always thought he’d wait until the aliens landed before he’d believe in little green men. The man, who routinely pops out to his suburban back yard for an evening cigarette and studies the night sky, was surprised when he saw an unidentified flying object recently. The UFO was a bright orange orb, which he later described as a jellyfish shape. He briefly wrote the unusual sight off as lights on a plane.-- peninsulanewsreview.com



LGHS 2007 South Paranormal Convention

Keith Age and Greg Myers At the LGHS 2007 PARANORMAL CONVENTION "Wishing you were here!" -- Will this Paranormal Convention be one of the Top Ten to make the list for 2007? Find out soon when Haunted America Tours Presents the Top Ten Paranormal Conventions for 2007- 2008! This weekend The Louisville Ghost Hunters Society Hosts their Convention, with Photos -- Haunted America Tours

Ghosts Are Not Just for Halloween -- They're Here All Year Round - L'Aura Hladik, Founder & Director of the New Jersey Ghost Hunters Society and lecturer on the subject of ghosts and haunted places, maintains that ghosts and paranormal study are a year-round activity. While most of her presentations on the subject take place during the Halloween season, she is ghost hunting all year long and operating the largest paranormal investigative organization in New Jersey. --emediawire.com

Ghost hunt ends in three arrests .- A plan to hunt ghosts near Posey Chapel ended in the arrest of three Michigan residents late Wednesday night. --heraldargus.com

'Bewitched' actress Alice Ghostley dies at 81 - Alice Ghostley, the Tony Award-winning actress best known on television for playing Esmeralda on "Bewitched" and Bernice on "Designing Women," has died. She was 81. she was also featured in "To Kill a Mockingbird," "The Graduate," and "Grease"--CNN

Is there life after death? Medium Tony Stockwell is moved by the spirit at a packed Alban ArenaThere was a general buzz in the audience, an undercurrent of expectancy and a definite air of excitement that was both infectious and somehow reassuring. -- dunstabletoday.co.uk

Some believe Native American spirits haunt a Polk County hillside. Others say aliens are to blame. Central Florida On Demand’s Scott Fais, who is no stranger to "tall tales", investigates why cars travel backwards up Spook Hill. Welcome to Lake Wales, considered the Area 51 of Central Florida.-- cfnews13.com

It isn't every day the parks department gets a request to spend the night in a cemetery to look for ghosts. But that's just what Patricia Wallen is asking. "I'm a psychic," said Wallen, a disabled former school bus driver. "I can feel when something's going to happen to somebody." Wallen said she's scouted for paranormal activity at other cemeteries and at old houses across the metropolitan area as part of another group and now wants to strike out on her own. Wallen wants permission to spend one night at city-owned Oak Grove Cemetery. --stltoday.com

Mysterious Journeys on the Travel Channel in the month of October will feature The Ghosts of Gettysburg and Mark Nesbitt. Fourteen decades after the bloodiest battle in U.S. history took place here, Gettysburg has allegedly become one of the most haunted cities in America. What's behind the terrifying sounds and haunting visions? Join us on this journey and find out. --travel.discovery.com

The Wait is Over!!!! In Time for Halloween!! The Booth Brother's - Spooked Productions Horror Documentary "Children of the Grave" is now finally about here and in time for your Halloween gift list! Start off your Halloween season with seeing Missouri Paranormal Research (now a division of Paranormal Task Force) in action with your favorite paranormal investigators including extreme haunting specialist Steven A. LaChance, the rock-n-roll ghost hunter Keith Age, Demonologist John Zaffis, ghost writers Troy Taylor & Rosemary Guiley along with yours truly from Paranormal Task Force. See the ghost hunters become the hunted, the invasion of the shadow children and so much more! If you didn't believe in ghost, you will after this movie and if you already did then you will be scared out of your seat by the footage and captures! Pre-Orders are being taken now. With the Pre-Order special you will get a reduced price with free shipping saving you over 30% for a very limited time. This makes your pre-order price with shipping only $19.95! All pre-orders will be shipped out on October 15th, 2007!!! You can place your pre-order now at: www.childrenofthegrave.com Don't be one of the few who will miss out on this great pre-order deal!

Día de Muertos October 21 - November 26, 2006 The Houston Museum of Natural Science will join with cultural arts organizations throughout the city in the annual community celebration of Day of the Dead. --www.hmns.org

After two weeks of unexplained noises and moving possessions, a German woman took it upon herself to hunt down and confront the restless spirit responsible. -- dw-world

Mystery meteorite illness - Villagers in Peru are struck by a mysterious illness after a meteorite crashes nearby -- Around midday Saturday, villagers were startled by an explosion and a fireball that many were convinced was an airplane crashing near their remote village, located in the high Andes department of Puno in the Desaguadero region, near the border with Bolivia. Residents complained of headaches and vomiting brought on by a "strange odor," local health department official Jorge Lopez told Peruvian radio RPP. -- Yahoonews

Now, ‘ghosts’ of slain men haunt Bihar village - Two days after a Vaishali mob bludgeoned 10 members of an impoverished nomadic tribe to death on the suspicion that they were thieves, the ‘ghosts’ of the slain men are haunting the village where the killing took place. --hindustantimes.com

THE TOP TEN BEST MOST HAUNTED UP AND COMING PARANORMAL PEOPLE PLACES AND THINGS TO INVESTIGATE- More then just passing observers these are "Real Paranormal People" and are dedicated to exposing the truth to the world of what Ghost Hunting and Strange Anomalous occurrences they have found as proof positive that the world of the dead and the afterlife does exist. --Haunted America Tours

Parkersburg Ghost Tour Voted One of the Most Popular in U.S. - Now in its eleventh year, Haunted Parkersburg is a haunted and historical walking tour of downtown Parkersburg, West Virginia narrating local ghost stories and paranormal tales from past and present times. Not only does the ghost tour tell tales of local ghostly lore, it covers other stories involving the paranormal such as the Mothman, Indrid Cold and legends of Scottish banshees. --huntingtonnews.net

Walking tour offers a glimpse into Bisbee’s ghostly history - Thanks to months of research and firsthand accounts, Renee and Peter Gardner have put together a creative and entertaining hour and a half tour that takes visitors to the haunts of some of Bisbee’s most famous and infamous ghosts. --svherald.com

Out with the old: Construction begins at 'haunted' 'Extreme Makeover' site -- Before the razing of the haunted house began, both the old house and the new house site were blessed Tuesday by Pentecostal lay minister Charles Kelley of Unionville Church of God at the request of Brittany’s father, Gary Ray. LiBrizzi was at the "Extreme Makeover" site to tell media outlets about the book he wrote that includes a chapter devoted to the Ray house haunting. The book, titled "Dark Woods, Chill Waters: Ghost Tales from Down East Maine," came out last week. The theme of its stories is particularly frightening and gruesome supernatural horror. --bangornews.com

THE TEN MOST HAUNTED PLACES YOU MIGHT JUST SEE OR EXPERIENCE A REAL GHOST OR HAUNTING THIS HALLOWEEN - Halloween, where the spirits profess their closeness to the Earth and their loved ones. Are You Haunted? Do You really want to be? Here are the top Ten ways and a few tips of how you can encounter a real ghost this Halloween. --Haunted America Tours

Do You See Dead People? Disclose It
Could failure to disclose the spooky things that happen in your home to someone who buys your home lead to a liability lawsuit? Does this sort of problem reach court very often? --Realty Times

GETTYSBURG, Pennsylvania, September 10, 2007 - Dead On Productions, LLC, today announced its launch of the Ghost Channel.tv as the only channel exclusively offering historical and paranormal non-fiction programming via the Internet. The company’s shows are sold as podcasts and vodcasts that can be viewed on ipods, computers, and televisions. Dead On Productions is a partnership between historian Mark Nesbitt, author of the highly acclaimed Ghosts of Gettysburg series, and Investigative Medium Laine Crosby, marketing strategist and former director of marketing for high-tech ventures, including the launch of The Weather Channel New Media and weather.com. --Haunted America Tours

The Haunted Mortuary's Paranormal Observatory, Lab, and Museum Set to Open in New Orleans - The Paranormal Hall of Fame exhibit inside the 3-story, 14,000 square foot Haunted Mortuary, debuts January 2008 when the Haunted Mortuary re-opens as the home to the world's first 24/7 interactive paranormal observatory, lab & museum. -- Haunted America Tours

A CO Armagh group is pursuing a £5m plan to buy and restore one of Ulster's most famous haunted castles. Richhill Castle is so well-known for its ghosts that the Ulster Paranormal Society meets there regularly to experience the hauntings. --belfasttelegraph.co.uk

UFO Hunters Gather at City Monster Memorial - The Capitol Theater in Charleston, WV, was the scene over the weekend as the Flatwoods Monster 55th Anniversary and Flying Saucer Extravaganza took place. Among the guest lecturers were Stanton Friedman and Frank Feschino, two longtime UFO researchers. -- The Charleston Gazette

Psychic goes behind bars A medium converses with spirits at the closed Eastern State Penitentiary. --Bucks County Courier Times

A Tv ghostbuster is to become the first person in almost 700 years to spend a night in Britain's most haunted room - despite being terrified of spooks. Derby historian Richard Felix will bid to beat his fears to raise cash for charity with a lone vigil in the room where King Edward II met a gruesome end. -thisisderbyshire.co.uk

Hot on the trail of the elusive Big Foot -- Charlie: "My people believe in Sasquatch. We do not require proof because we know he exists." --TheStar.com

Astronauts Reveal Encounters With ETs and UFOs
Rumors have persisted that astronauts may have seen something more on the Moon than rocks and dust. --The Canadian


THE TOP TEN BEST MOST HAUNTED WEB SITES ON THE INTERNET - Here are "The Top Ten Most Haunted Paranormal Ghost filled Web Sites" for 2007- 2008 These are considered by Haunted America Tours and Voted by our readers as the very best! --hauntedamericatours.com

Dartmoor Mystery Beast
Some very intriguing photos of an unidentified ambling creature on Dartmoor

This enig­matic beast was seen by Martin Whit­ley, a pro­fess­ional fal­coner, Devon born and bred. On 9 June, he con­tacted the nat­ional re­search net­work Big Cats In Britain-- forteantimes.com/

Paranormal Group Seeks Answers to Area Mysteries ... Cleburne, AL, The Oxford Paranormal Society (OPS) was founded in 2006 by three guys with a the common goal of helping others. The team is made up of co-founder and lead investigator Dewey Nelson, co-founder and lead investigator Mark Hall, cou-founder and technical manager Lance Johnston, investigator Kevin Woodrow and investigator Deborah Wheeler. --The Cleburne News

Cat plays furry grim reaper at nursing home
Oscar has predicted 25 deaths by curling up next to patient in final hours. --msnbc.msn.com

Paranormal Group Puts Plas Teg on Tourist Map A GROUP of investigators went in search of evidence of the spirit world at a so-called "haunted house" near Mold.

UK-Paranormal Team at Plas Teg. From left, back, Dave Merricks, Paul Hodgkinson, Sheena Young and Jamie Jones; front, Amy Evans, Apryl Kelly, Christine Wright, June Wright and Jan Hodgkinson. (MH210707G) Picture: MARK HIBBIN

UK-Paranormal Team at Plas Teg. From left, back, Dave Merricks, Paul Hodgkinson, Sheena Young and Jamie Jones; front, Amy Evans, Apryl Kelly, Christine Wright, June Wright and Jan Hodgkinson. (MH210707G) Picture: MARK HIBBIN UK-Paranormal, a well established investigation group based in the Rhyl/Prestatyn area, were filmed while at Plas Teg by French TV broadcasting company France 3 as part of a programme about interesting places to visit in Britain. --Evening Leader.co.uk

Ghostly guests in Prosser home ,,, Debora Jennings knows just how many times the closet door in her guest room has opened on its own -- 27. She doesn't just find the door ajar. She actually hears the doorknob jiggle and the latch release. --Tri-Cityhearld.com

Author scares up Iowa ghost stories
Chad Lewis says every tale in "The Iowa Road Guide to Haunted Locations" has been researched, though he's never seen a ghost. --thehawkeye.com

She was once worshipped by devotees as a living goddess in Nepal, but after visiting the United States, 10-year-old Sajani Shakya has lost her "divine title." e.sinchew-i.com

Chupacabra, coyote or ... ? What exactly is the mysterious animal that she has seen on her property: the storied Chupacabra, a coyote with mange, or some breeding experiment gone horribly wrong? DeWitt County. --thevictoriaadvocate.com

What do a Hacky Sack enthusiast and a part-time ghost hunter have in common? Two very impressive resumes. Kristian Benavidez, the occasional hacky-sacker, and Andres Guerrero, the ghost hunter, both graduated from Pace High School this year and have been involved in the same organizations since their ninth grade year. brownsvilleherald.com

Fall TV season programs are out of this world
Academy Award winner Holly Hunter arrives in a weekly television series tomorrow night with the debut of cable channel TNT's Saving Grace.--Baltimore Sun, United States


Spirits in Shorter?
And there there are those inexplicable experiences each ghost hunter can tell you about. "Everybody on the team has been frightened at least once," Burnett ... --Eufaula Tribune, AL

The Ouija Show!
Don't miss Coast to Coast am Ouija Board Special, Wed. night, July 25th. Guests such as Rosemary Ellen Guiley and Jordan Maxell will delve into the history and practice of the mysterious board, as George Norry contemplates whether to go ahead with his planned experiment. --coasttocoastam.com

The paranormal in the workplace ... Most paranormal occurrences or psychic manifestations we hear or read about happen in homes. But these incidents can occur anywhere—in open spaces, churches, hotels, factories, business offices, schools, cars, ships, even inside an airplane. Here are several true stories of paranormal happenings in the work place or commercial establishments. -- asianjournal.com

Is this the proof that spirits DO exist? At first, it seemed no more than a curious coincidence. Professor Klaus Heinemann, a researcher for NASA, the U.S. space agency, was studying a collection of photographs his wife had taken at a gathering of spiritual healers when he noticed that many of them featured the same pale but clearly defined circle of light, like a miniature moon, hovering above some of the subjects. --dailymail.co.uk

Paranormal investigators claim Southside Theatre Guild is ‘extremely active’ Members of the Southside Theatre Guild have long heard the tale of Fred, the theater ghost. It is said that when things go awry during a rehearsal or performance, or if you hear strange noises while working back stage or in the props or costume loft, it is just Fred making mischief. Though Fred is just a story, members of the Ghost Hounds network had heard several stories about strange occurrences at the Fairburn theater and asked if they could spend the night and do an investigation. Permission was granted and the results are in. Apparently, there is activity at the theater and it is not limited to the cast and crew of the current show.--Thecitizen.com

Home for sale, ghosts included ... Within weeks of moving into her Antioch home, Lisa Llewellyn began to notice unusual things. At first they were little things: a thump coming from an upstairs bedroom, a shuffling sound going up and down the stairs, and sometimes a feeling of being watched. --brentwoodpress.com

The creepier side of the state's capital ... A local author documents the ghosts and mysteries of Annapolis in his latest work. Annapolis Ghosts: History, Mystery, Legends and Lore." In the heat of a Baltimore summer, when the city seems to be wrapped in a depressingly endless gray haze, the mercury seldom falls below 90 and thunderstorms rumble over Cockeysville, a package arrives from Ed Okonowicz offering some relief, if only in my mind. --BaltimoreSun.com

Mocking on heaven's door: SIX FEET OVER ... What happens when we die? Does the light just go out and that's that? Or does part of our personality survive, wafting around in the ether, on some eternal spiritual plain? Attempting to provide answers is Mary Roach, who describes her approach as 'a giggly, random, utterly earthbound assault' on these ponderous questions. --dailymail.co.uk

Ghost hunt in the caves ... Ghost hunt organiser David Thomas said: "We have been told that some people have heard screaming in the gorge and a lot of people say the area is very spooky. We have been contacted quite a few times over the past few weeks about the caves. --thewestonmercury.com

Ghost hunt: Search on in Cornwall; Reporter joins spirit channeler at the former Cornwall Jail ... Rev. Doreen South, a minister and spirit communicator, was standing over one of the tables, pouring photo-developing chemicals into plastic trays in preparation for the night's ghostly event. South said she could prove that spirits were among us in the jail by dipping blank photo paper into the developing liquids - without using a darkroom - and allowing the ghosts to transmit their images onto the photos. --standard-freeholder.com

Iceland's Ghosts ... Apparently what sets Icelandic ghosts apart from others is that they tend to carry weapons. Icelandic ghosts also come in many different forms. Stories tell of talking skeletons, male, female and infant ghosts, drunken ghosts, and ghosts disguised as animals. There is even speculation as to whether ghosts immigrated along with Icelanders to Canada in the late 1800s. One theory states that immigrant ghosts did exist but that their survival in the new country was short due to difficulties of being accepted by the native ghosts, assimilation and reproduction. --Icelandreview.com

Physical Ghosts ... There is a theory in the pseudo-science of ghost hunting, called the Iron Tape Theory. The idea is that the electricity in the brain of a person who dies possibly imprints itself on any iron existing in the immediate area of death. The iron acts like a tape cassette, and the electricity “records” itself onto the iron. Persons sensitive to such magnetic resonances could then “play back” the recordings, or if the volume of the recording was strong enough, but be heard and seen by anyone who happened to be present at the time of playing. --onlymagazine.ca

CHINA'S Loch Ness monster has been sighted - or so says state-run television. More than a dozen huge creatures can be seen churning across Lake Kanasi in remote western China.-- news.com.au

Take a paranormal park tour in October ... The tours, led by Public Arts Manager Joe Peña and Margaret Prescott, founder and lead paranormal investigator from Corpus Christi Spook Central... --caller.com

Believe it or not: Ghost hunters go high-tech ... When Sharon Leong conducts field work, she packs a digital camera, a thermometer and an electromagnetic field meter. She isn't a private detective or an electrician. Leong, a legal secretary by day, is an avid ghost hunter by night. --news.com.com

Myths and legends about creatures from the Chupacabra to the Jersey Devil to Bigfoot are everywhere, but in southern New Mexico and parts of Texas people say they've seen birds so big they seem prehistoric. krqe.com

'Ghost Hunters' Seek Muppets and MansonThere are probably plenty of ordinary folks in the Los Angeles area who think their homes are haunted. But if the "Ghost Hunters" are going to leave their regular Rhode Island digs to come all the way to La La Land, you know it's got to involve some famous folks -- or at least some notorious one. --zap2it.com

It’s a holiday, thank the ghosts ... A high school here was closed down for four days on Friday after about a dozen students lost consciousness, fanning rumours that a spirit living in a neighbouring century-old house had cast an evil spell. --telegraphindia.com

Bumps in the Night Hunting for ghosts at Magnolia Manor. Memphis - Mid South Ghost Hunters (MMSGH) --memphisflyer.com

Is Randolph College haunted? While it may have a new name, some say there are a few old spirits still lurking around the former Randolph-Macon Woman's College campus. A bevy of ghost hunters paid a visit over the weekend, and they seemed to encounter some strange circumstances. Their quest began in the basement of the library. Ghost hunter John James turned out the lights and set up his video camera. --www.wdbj7.com

Ghost hunter to hold book signing ... Author and ghost hunter Jeff Dwyer will discuss his book "Ghost Hunter's Guide to Los Angeles" and sign copies on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Cerritos Library's Skyline Room. --presstelegram.com

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Odditorium
The eerie emporium does little to restore Times Square’s freak factor. --timeout.com

When things go bump in the night, it's a bit like the old tree falling in the forest analogy if nobody's there to record it somehow, it might as well not have happened. Often dismissed as pseudoscience or outright lunacy paranormal investigation flies under the radar of mainstream science, but the Arkansas Paranormal and Anomalous Studies Team (ARPAST) hopes to change this by using solid science to confirm and record etherial phenomenon.-- thecabin.bet

The Orange County Ghost Hunters are at work. "There have been stories," says Hilber Graf, standing in the Evergreen Cemetery in Riverside County. "People claim they have heard things, seen a figure – typical cemetery stuff." --ocregistar.com

They see dead people ... Ask local residents who are members of the South­ern Paranormal Researchers,... "We hang out in New Or­leans. We've been to Charleston," said Leslie Kirk, a member of the Southern Paranormal Re­searchers located in Pratt­ville. "We went to Robinson Springs last week and we've been to the Wetumpka area schools to investigate."According to the group's founder, Shawn Sellers, while at Robinson Springs Methodist Church, they had an interesting experi­ence. --MotgomeryAdvertiser.com

GETTYSBURG - Ghost researcher and author Jeff Belanger confessed that he has never seen a ghost. "I still believe, though," he said. "And that is based on the number of people I've interviewed who believe. I look in their eyes, and they say they saw something, and I believe them." Belanger is one of three organizers of the Ghost World Supernatural Symposium Conference that will be held Friday through Sunday in Gettysburg. --pennlive.com

Ghost Hunters South West will be using high-tech sound recorders, night vision video recorders and will be taking along a psychic to see if there really are ghosts in the caves and gorge. Ghost hunt organiser David Thomas said: "We have been told that some people have heard screaming in the gorge and a lot of people say the area is very spooky. We have been contacted quite a few times over the past few weeks about the caves.-- The Weston Mercury

Spirits, ghosts and demons are stars of paranormal convention next ...
The other ghosts at the inn are rooted further back in history, or in myth, depending on whom you talk to. -- The Glen Tavern Inn, where the 2007 South Coast Paranormal Convention will take place. --Ventura County Star

Teens have chance to explore paranormal phenomenon at library
Ghosts and ghouls and things that go bump in the night will be the topic of a gathering at the Westland library next week. --The Journal Newspapers online

Bigfoot Researchers Record Thermal Images Just after midnight Saturday, veteran BFRO investigators Pam Porter of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Don Young of Phillips, Wis., saw “grainy blips” through the viewfinder of a thermal imaging camera near where a previous bigfoot sighting had been reported, Moneymaker said, and they caught some of what they saw on film. About the same time, Minnesota-based researcher Chris Perlock filmed “something behind trees” on his thermal camera, “possibly hunkered down or crawling,” Moneymaker said. --Dailypress.com

Gulfport's "Ghost Chicks," paranormal investigators Lorrie Jones and Tara Deters, will be wired and fitted with cameras when they enter Jailor's Inn and Talbot's Tavern, two properties in the small Kentucky town of Bardstown, that some residents and ghostbusters claim are home to spirit residents. Internet user can sign on to watch the live video of the pair and their fellow investigator Patti Starr as it is streamed through.--SunHearald.com

Bangkok - Thai prison authorities called in a Buddhist monk to exorcise a jail cell allegedly haunted by a ghost wearing a red tank-top shirt, media reports said Saturday. --Asia-Pacific News

If you're superstitious, you may have avoided black cats, ladders and maybe just wanted to stay home on Friday the 13th. On Friday, July 13, 2007, when many were hiding, a group out near the lake was hunting for "Eerie spirits." --wkyc.com

New hope over 'extinct' echidna ... A species of egg-laying mammal, named after TV naturalist Sir David Attenborough, is not extinct as was previously thought, say scientists.--newsbbc.uk

It started with an ever-expanding sinkhole at the entrance of the Mystic Pointe condominiums here and led to an excavation this spring that revealed an underground complex of brick chambers with vaulted ceilings.--nytimes.com

HAS ANYONE SEEN OUR LOCAL GHOST? Prestbury village is famous for being packed with ghouls and ghosts and has been dubbed the most haunted village in England - but is it true? Such is the rich history of the village that tour groups have even been set up to cater for inquisitive tourists who believe in the supernatural.--thisisgloucestershire.com

Spirits, ghosts and demons are stars of paranormal convention next week in Santa Paula Ventura paranormal investigator Heather Woodward sat in one of the rooms at Santa Paula's Glen Tavern Inn, her eyes closed, her pen moving across a sheet of paper.--Ventura County Star

Become a Certified Ghost Hunter
Don't be scared - it's just ghostbusting school. The ParAcademy is hosting its first-ever Paranormal Retreat and Ghost Hunting Certification Weekend at General Butler State Park Sept. 28 and 29. Starr and Jessi Chaney of PsyTech, a paranormal investigating team based in Nicholasville, launched the program to assist those wishing to become certified as ghost hunters. --news.enquirer.com

GHOSTBUSTER who boasted of his connections to the television show 'Most Haunted’ has been branded a fraud by its team of producers. Antix Productions has revealed that Shane Hull – the man behind Moray Paranormal Investigations – has no connection to the show. --northern-scot.co.uk

Indian kids at graveyard school face nightmares ... Scores of Indian children attending a school located in a graveyard were having recurring nightmares about ghosts and have appealed to authorities to shift them from the site, officials and residents said. --Yahoonews

Friday 13th Ghost Investigation at 'Haunted' Pub.
A PARANORMAL investigation is due to be carried on Friday the 13th to see just how haunted a Pendle pub is. --www.thisislancashire.co.uk

The camera never lies? This ghostly apparition sitting on a bench outside Kemp House in the historic Kerikeri Basin, might give substance to legends of resident ghosts. --Stuff.co

Realtor Mary Pope-Handy, profiled in an earlier Observer article, has launched a new web journal titled Haunted Real Estate Blog, where she will gather and re-tell ghost stories about her spooky experiences in Los Gatos.--losgatosobserver.com

Rare ghost orchid found in Florida nature preserve ... A rare ghost orchid has been found growing high in an old cypress tree in a southwest Florida nature preserve. Two visitors looking for owls on Saturday spotted the endangered orchid growing about 45 feet off the ground in a tree at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Naples. The orchid, featured in the nonfiction book "The Orchid Thief" and the fictional movie spinoff "Adaptation," is about 150 feet from the sanctuary's boardwalk and can be seen only with binoculars and good lighting. --Yahoonews

Ghost Seekers at Rural Oregon Church Face Jail Time ... Deputies in Polk County said they’ll start playing the role of ghostbusters. Sheriff’s deputies said they’ve cited dozens of people trespassing at the Spring Valley Church on Brush College Road in Zema -- seeking evidence the church north of Salem is haunted. Police said the Internet myth has brought much unwanted attention to the church. -- kgw.com

Friday the 13th regarding Friday the 13th. This is particularly so in maritime circles; perhaps the most enduring sailing superstition is that it is unlucky to begin a voyage on a Friday. In one story a Royal Navy ship (HMS Friday) was laid down on a Friday, launched on a Friday, captained by a Captain Friday, and was never heard of again. As told by comedian Dave Allen on the BBC in the 1970s, however, this superstition is not universal, notably in Scottish Gaelic culture... --HauntedAmericaTours.com

Spirits and Ghosts Appear During Holidays and Anniversaries ... One of the recent Pravda.ru articles about ghosts caused a lot of disputes and questions. So we decided to interview a well-known ghost expert Leslie Rule, who is also the best-selling author of books on ghosts and spirits. --Pravda.ru

Things that go Bump in the night ... Do you believe in ghosts ? The Arkansas Paranormal and Anomalous Studies Team investigate paranormal events or unexplained phenomena. Team members conducted an investigation Saturday night at Pea Ridge Military Park. --www.nwanews.com

In the Blink of a Byte, Future Becomes Past ... The backdrop was the bizarre tale of the professional wrestler Christopher Benoit who during one weekend last month killed his wife, Nancy, and later his son and himself. The police didn’t find the bodies until Monday afternoon, June 25, but a Wikipedia entry on Chris Benoit had reported his wife’s death matter-of-factly 13 hours earlier. --New York Tmes

Paranormal group does spirited search of Fairhaven's Millicent Library
Some believe that the spirit of Millicent Rogers walks through the library hallways, laughing. Others claim to have seen the apparition of a woman in black thumbing through poetry books. The Pawtucket Paranormal Society of Rhode Island wants to set the record straight. --southcoasttoday.com

The mapinguary (pronounced ma-ping-wahr-EE). The name is usually translated as “the roaring animal” or “the fetid beast.” Perhaps it is nothing more than a legend, as skeptics say. Or maybe it is real, as those who claim to have seen it avow. But the mere mention of the mapinguary, the giant slothlike monster of the Amazon, is enough to send shivers down the spines of almost all who dwell in the world’s largest rain forest. --New York Times

Trial Begins for Man Accused of Shooting Ghost Hunters
Trial was scheduled to begin on Friday for a man accused of shooting at teenagers outside of his Columbus, Ohio, home. The teens told police they were ghost hunting around Allen Davis' home, which they said has the reputation of being haunted. --WTOV9.com

7 new wonders of the world chosen' LISBON, Portugal - The Great Wall of China, Rome's Colosseum, India's Taj Mahal and three architectural marvels from Latin America were among the new seven wonders of the world chosen in a global poll released on Saturday.-- yahoonews.com

Scientists Try to Solve the Mystery of Hambo Lama Itigilov
Hambo Lama Itigilov, a devout Buddhist monk, died in 1927 in Siberia while in the lotus position. When his grave was opened 75 years later, it was found that his remains had not decayed. Now scientists and theologians from around the world are gathering to investigate his strange case. --itar-tass.com

For over a month now, people in Basrah have been circulating rumors about a “strange,” bear-like deadly creature that attacks people at night with its strong claws. Locals in rural areas around Basrah claim it has killed three people and injured six others, and that it usually pounces on its victims as they are sleeping outdoors during hot summer nights, when electric power outages are common. --cryptomundo.com

NEW ORLEANS VOODOO HURRICANE CEREMONY X' A Public Voodoo prayer ceremony dedicated to Our Lady of Prompt Succor (who has intervened historically on New Orleans’ behalf when a hurricane has threatened) and Ezili Danto (also associated with Mater Salvatoris and Moumt Carmel) to ask for protection from hurricanes. Will be Hosted by Sallie Ann Glassman on July 21, 2007--Travelnola.com

A human-shaped shadow in the middle of a rainbow halo appears on Zushan Mountain after a heavy rainfall in Qinhuangdao, North China's Heibei Province, July 1, 2007. The vision, which many tourists believed to be the Buddha, stayed for more than an hour. --chinadaily.com

AN EXPERT on aliens and ghosts is holding a series of lectures in Croydon in the hope that people will come forward with stories of spooky goings on in the borough. Malcolm Robinson, founder of the Strange Phenomena Investigations Society, is keen to look into any local sightings of UFOs or apparitions. --icsouthlondon.icnetwork.co.uk

7-7-07 lucky? Many, mostly brides, say yes
Lots of people do, for one simple reason. Saturday will be July 7, 2007, or 7-7-07. In numerological terms, that's about as big as it gets for the ... --Cleveland Plain Dealer, OH

Spooky des res is spirited off the market
A HAUNTED house believed to be home to three ghosts has been sold to a brave buyer. Since it was built in the 17th century, locals have reported ghostly-goings on at the aptly-named Haunt Hill House in Kettering Road, Weldon. --Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph, UK

Woman says video captures ghostly image
South Jersey Paranormal Research, an organization that investigates such phenomena ... Beverly Sharp said Tuesday she wasn't sure what she saw reflected on her bedroom door until she captured it on video. --Cherry Hill Courier Post, NJ

What's the only thing more terrifying than a rag tag crew of B-list celebrities spending the night in various haunted locals across North America for the new Slice TV program Celebrity Paranormal Project? --Canada.com

If you thought that meeting a psychic medium who communicates with the dead on a daily basis would be in any way spooky, then you've come to the wrong shop. Colin Fry is so down to earth, he's rooted to the kneecaps. --belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Ghost gone wild at demolition site? Angela Marlett, lead investigator of the Marietta-Roswell Ghost Tracking Group, has been to Brook Run more than 60 times with her ghost tracking gear, including electronic voice recorders and laser thermometers.The boy is one of at least two ghosts who are said to wander the grounds of the center, which closed in 1997. -- ajc.com

Ghosts walk Danbury streets
DANBURY CT, Mirror Mary, the Hearthstone Castle ghost and the mysteries of Dudleytown will be explored in walking tours this summer. --newtimeslive.com

Is the Mysterious Tasmanian Tiger Really Extinct? While the scientists think chances are slim that the so-called Tasmanian tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus) still roams the island off the coast of Australia, Wildlife scientists have re-opened the cryptic case of a carnivore that resembled a striped coyote and vanished from its Australian haunt nearly 80 years ago. -- livescience.com

Kashmir's holy stalagmite vanishes ... again! An ice stalagmite that forms in a Himalayan cave and is worshipped as a Hindu god has melted away. --TheDailymail.co.uk

Part of Waxahachie’s undeniable charm is the fact that it is that it is home to several ghosts and haunted houses. The Catfish Plantation is probably the most well known haunted site in Waxahachie. Customers flock to this quaint restaurant hoping to catch sight of a ghost. --waxahachiedailylight.com

Researchers will visit the Michigan's Upper Peninsula next month to search for evidence of the legendary creature known as "Bigfoot". --courant.com

The Romanian castle that inspired Bram Stoker's "Dracula" has a new sales agent: Wall Street's Baytree Capital Associates. Descendents of Romanian royalty have tried to sell the 13th-century property since December, first offering it to local municipality Brasov, 125 miles north of Bucharest, then to foreign investors. In January, family attorney Corin Trandafir said bids topped $78 million. No sale materialized.-- indystar.com

WSBS-Mega TV Channel 22 Xpediente had a special edition on Wednesday, June 27th. dedicated to investigating the obscure world of supernatural powers where host Allan Villafaña invited his audience to explore the mysteries behind the strangest cases to date. --hispanicprwire.com

As part of the half-hour show a psychic and a paranormal investigator go to the shelter belt where Turcotte’s body was discovered on Nov. 5, 2002. --devilslakejournal.com

Matthew Goetz wasn't surprised when he saw a photograph capturing a mysterious light at the Cobblestone Road Saloon. After all, Goetz, owner of the 148-year-old tavern in West Chicago, claims to have witnessed shadowy figures there a dozen times. --baltimoresun.com

The City of Andersonville has been marked as one of the many cities that is filled with numerous encounters of the supernatural. One of the sites that has been recently investigated is the St. James Pennington Church. --HenryHearld.com

Next month marks the launch date of the first broadband network providing streaming video content on all things paranormal. The Borderlands Network is founded by renowned UFO researcher Jose Escamilla. TBLN will feature exclusive documentaries and other media on a wide variety of unexplained phenomena at a pay-per-view basis. --emediawire.com

Haunted setting for new reality TV show more sad than scary... So when I was recently invited with a few other journalists to spend a night in a haunted house to see what it would be like for celebrities involved in a paranormal TV show, I thought, why not? Who was I gonna meet - Casper? -- 570news.com

A YOUNG producer hopes to make a real-life horror film at a supposedly haunted hotel. Seventeen-year-old James Pembridge has enlisted the sixth sense of a local medium to entice any ghosts out of the woodwork. --thisisswindon.co.uk

Dracula's Revenge: Rabies Deadly, But Not For Bats That Carry It ... A person bitten, clawed or licked by a bat infected with rabies could die as a result, but the guilty party - shades of Transylvania - will likely live on with impunity, according to a study published Wednesday.-- e.sinchew-i

A University of Adelaide project led by zoologist Dr Jeremy Austin is investigating whether the world-fabled Tasmanian Tiger may have survived beyond its reported extinction in the late 1930s. --sciencedaily.com

Lead investigator and medium Raven Duclos confers with others of the Ghost Quest team of paranormal investigators as they try to track down local ghost Richard "Salt Eye" Storr, who is said to haunt downtown Dover. --Foster.com

Ghost hunters are giving credence to a "pseudoscience" that is "dividing the country between the scientifically literate and illiterate," said Joe Nickell, a senior research fellow at the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal in Amherst, N.Y. --baltimoresun.com

A woman whose defibrillator activated one week to the hour after her father died, and recorded the event, may provide the first documented evidence of "anniversary reaction," doctors reported.-- Yahoo.com

Bigfoot hunters are eating their hearts out. Cryptozoologists are hoping this new video may be the evidence they've sought. Skeptics are already dismissing it as another man in a monkey suit. --azfamily.com

Ghost hunters document spirit world ... Two Durangoans publish book, photos. Durango's ghost guy says he now makes a living from spooks. He sells his paranormal pictures to collectors and, with his wife, Susan, has self-published a short memoir They Call Me "The Ghost Guy."-- DurangoHearld.com

Hotel Del Coronado Ghost 'Speaks'Bonnie Vent, researcher San Diego Paranormal Research Project. Using a new process called "Interdimensional Communication", this ghost was able to tell our friend Bonnie that she actually is Lottie Bernard. --Hotel Chatter

Ghost stories haunt Pike Place Market You are never alone at Pike Place Market. Even when you are by yourself. Karen McAleese swears to it. On All Saints' Day a couple of years ago, she is certain she saw someone — something? --seattletimes.nwsource.com Also: Meet some of the ghosts

Landlord: Ghosts Playing Gospel Got to Go ... But little did Randy Wolpin know that the former tenants of the house, though deceased, may have never left the property. --The Ledger.com

An Avon Grove Intermediate School teacher has published a historical-fiction novel about two 19th-century teenage sisters who earned notoriety for their alleged ability to communicate with ghosts. High Spirits: A Tale of Ghostly Rapping and Romance is Dianne K. Salerni's first novel, published through iUniverse, a self-publishing company. The book, focused on Maggie and Kate Fox, two real-life sisters who came to fame as mediums who could discern the real meanings of rapping - not the music, but the knocking noises the girls alleged that ghosts made to communicate. The Fox sisters were later exposed as frauds who created the noises themselves.-- Philly.com

Hideaways offer senators a respite from the hubbub, and an ...
Daniel Webster's ghost is said to have haunted his former hideaway, once occupied by Leahy. Webster had stored his wine collection in the vaulted, third-floor room. Leahy subsequently renamed the office after the Massachusetts senator and invited his ghost to the dedication. --San Diego Union Tribune, CA


New 'Nessie' sighting causes 'monster' recollections
The legend of cipi chupacabra began approximately in 1987, when Puerto Rican newspapers El Vocero and El Nuevo Dia began reporting the killings of many ... --Bogalusa Daily News, LA

Searching the ‘tunnel of death’
Tina and Charlie Mattingly purchased the abandoned Sanitarium in 2001 and give tours, rent the property to ghost hunters, and create a haunted house ... --Cadillac News, MI

Walking Through Spooky Shoreham
Shoreham, like many towns in the UK, has a history rife with ghosts and strange phenomena, and like many of the western world's towns, it has a walking tour to educate the populace about the towns lively spirits. --Worthing Herald

Super kids: Indigo kids debate: Little Kai looks and talks like any other 3-year-old. "I like to play chicken games and another game about tigers," he said. But his mother, Lon Bloomfield, says he has supernatural gifts ... and remembers past lives. --www.news14.com

Haunted Mansion?
Asked on his monthly radio show whether he has had paranormal experiences like previous Executive Mansion occupants, Virginia Governor Timothy Kaine flatly answered: "Yes." --WVEC

Paranormal sleuths specialize in a sixth sense : As the founder and lead investigator for Paranormal Visions, Wojtanowski and her team travel throughout New Jersey studying paranormal phenomena in private residences, business and cemeteries. --Tri Town News

Supernatural beliefs and superstitions can be scientifically explained: Belief in the supernatural originates in childhood.--innovations-report

Israeli Psychic Starts Paranormal Fad
Thanks to reality TV, Uri Gellar is a star again, even if it is a Trump-style star. --Yahoo News

Britain's Last Witch Trial
An amazing story. 1944. England's top medium is arrested for holding a seance for fear that she would be able to reveal top-secret plans for the D-Day landings.--Daily Mirror

Liam Gallagher Says He Saw John Lennon's Ghost
The Oasis singer insists the late Beatle appeared to him as an apparition while he was staying at a friend's house years ago in his hometown of Manchester.--All Headline News

House Has a Past, Maybe Even a Spirit
The home of Brooksville's redevelopment coordinator is old and full of character. And it doesn't hurt that the house might be haunted.-- St. Petersburg Times

She Wants to Regain Gift to See Deceased Loved Ones
An advice column for psychics and those inclined to the paranormal today helps people who have lost their gift. -- INQ7

San Marcos Author Seeks Scientific Proof For Paranormal
Science and metaphysics have been considered opposing forces for ages, but San Marcos writer Marie Jones said emerging evidence makes a case that the two are more related than people realize. --NCTimes.com

Animal Apparitions: Pointers on Contacting Your Pet's Ghost
One last non-Halloween season look at book Pet Ghosts: Animal Encounters From Beyond the Grave by Joshua P. Warren, from a searcher's perspective. --Herald News

Parapsychology Research Centers
There aren't as many as the 1970s, but there still are many parapsychology research centers in academia and elsewhere. This lists and briefly describes most of them.--Public Parapsychology

100 of the most haunted spots in the world to encounter a real ghost!

UNITED KINGDOM. A year after the death of one of the world’s greatest footballers, George Best, it has been claimed that his ex-wife, Alex Pursey, has had his ghost for company throughout the past 12 months. He would sit and watch television with her and move objects around the home they shared. --paranormalreview.com

10 most real life ghost photos--Pravada.ru

‘Dead Zone’ Scrambles Remote Car-lock Signals
A mysterious five-block "dead zone" in Oakland Park FL has rendered dozens of remote-control car locks impotent over the past several weeks. Nobody can explain why the gadgets fail to work.-- Sun-Sentinel

Psychic Photographer Captures Images of Simpson ... Jon-Erik Beckjord, who made news recently for a Bigfoot photo he took, now claims he has taken a psychic photo that features Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman. Or do humans just like finding faces in random patterns? --mmdnewswire.com

Ghost stories? No, just sharing work tales
Mrs Chen has applied for a personal protection order against her estranged husband to stop him from telling her ghost stories.--Independent Online

They say it is a bloodthirsty hybrid from hell - part reptile, part kangaroo, part vampire bat - designed to drain its victims entirely of blood. Is it an alien invasion, a secret genetic experiment gone wrong, or a creation of the human psyche? NGC on November 28, 2006,examines the evidence with believers and skeptics alike as science and the supernatural collide in search for answers to the ultimate question: Is it Real? --nationalgeographic.com

Paranormal Corridor - Southwest USA Using infared binoculars, a researcher in Utah was able to observe a large black animal crawling through a tunnel into our dimension. The ape-like creature moved along using its elbows. --ufodigest.com

After much local anticipation, the paranormal investigation of DeRidder's “Old Gothic Jail” took place throughout the night of Saturday, Nov. 18 and into the morning of Sunday, Nov. 19.--DeRidder Beauregard Daily News

G-g-g-ghosts! Something paranormal this way comes in Jackie Meador's class.
Teacher Jackie Meador and her paranormal class investigate a small hotel nestled in the eastern Madera County foothills. --Fresno Bee

The Bigfoot population of Lamar County may have to run for cover March 28-31.That is when The Granite State Paranormal Society’s team of scientists bring their “special technologies” to the Paris area for a Bigfoot expedition designed to listen to the big creature, hunt him and trap him. --Theparisnews.com

Who ya gonna call? A television crew, of course. But will the ghost show up? Everybody believes in ghosts these days. Well, everybody who owns a TV production company anyway. The digital and cable channels are so full of bumps in the night and psychics putting the willies up each other that they barely have room for bid-up shopping and unwinnable premium-line quizzes.

Ghosts Crave Attention From Guests
"Around every corner, under every bed, in every nook and cranny, more than 200 ghost hunters and wannabes swarmed the Crescet Hotel, hoping to see spirits." The big question here though is what exactly is the difference between a ghost hunter and a wannabe? -- Morning News

The priest may say "Till death do you part", but some people hang around for a lot longer. The ghost of Meggernie Castle has a grisly story, with flirty overtones. Men sleeping in what has become known as the Haunted Room have described being woken by somebody planting a kiss on their cheek! --Unexplained Mysteries

Art Bell's Speech
Art Bell received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the trade publication Radio & Records in LA on March 10th. Listen to a FREE audio clip of his acceptance speech: --COASTTOCOASTAM.COM

Salon's staff are spooked by ghost
Manageress Nicky Hill, 22, said she never believed in ghosts or the afterlife until she and her staff experienced a series of strange, unexplained events. ... --ic Essex.co.uk

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Long after the actors leave, an incandescent bulb atop a metal pole casts a yellowish glow across the dark stage and orchestra pit of the Palace Theatre. The lamp keeps the theater bright and appeases the ghosts of actors rumored to inhabit the theater. It's called the ghost light. NEWSDAY.COM

Mexican Carnival: frighten ghosts?
Indigenous boys painted with oil and ash and wearing wrestler's masks pose during a traditional event in San Nicholas de los Ranchos in the state of Puebla, ... --CCTV

AN UNASSUMING yet historic building on the banks of the Licking River in Wilder, Kentucky has become a nationally famous story because of the tragic, strange and paranormal occurrences that have taken place there over the years. The "haunted house" currently is home to Bobby Mackey's Music World, a local country music hot spot that is owned by the club's featured performer, Bobby Mackey. Paranormalabout.com

Park County’s past mingles with the present
Julia, one of the purported resident ghosts at the Fairplay Hotel, is rumored to have been a high-priced prostitute at the hotel which originated in the ... --Summit Daily News

Ghosts emerge in Mt. Pleasant
Stories and folklore come to life as the tale of 15 ghosts are told in the film. Along with 15 ghost stories, employees, patrons and guests tell of haunted ... --Connellsville Daily Courier

Filmed in 2001 at Lithgow, New South Wales, by Gail Pound and her husband Wayne, the video has been the subject of a lot of discussion and controversy... black feral cat that some people estimate to be about 1.5 m long in total. UFODIGEST.COM

The Ghosts of Monte Cristo
"Have you ever thought of inviting the Australian Sceptics?" I asked our host, Reg Ryan, the owner of Monte Cristo, said to be the most haunted house in Australia. theage.com

Vandals Leave Voodoo and a Animal's Heart in Cemetery
YONKERS, NY Mar 15, 2007 (AP)— Six graves were disturbed by vandals who toppled headstones and placed candles, an animal heart, a gourd and a picture of a ... --ABC News

Sea monster gives Sydney goosebumps ... The mysterious whirlpool is 200 kilometres across and 1000 metres deep, reaching the ocean floor, CSIRO oceanographers say. The centre is 100 kilometres from the coast and could stay there for several months. --theage.com.au

New Leopard Species Found in Borneo ... The cat, covered in small cloud markings containing many spots, was thought to be the same species as a mainland Southeast Asian leopard, but tests have shown otherwise. yahoonews

Ex-policeman Fights With So-called Ghosts, Gets Injured Rising Nepal
A Nepalese man claims to have fought a shadow ghost...and lost. --gorkhapatra.org.np

Cairvoyant's Ghostly Mission
A Cairvoyant on the ghost-busting trail is hoping to find out who or what is "the presence" detected on a number of occasions at Epsom Playhouse. --ICSurreyOnline

Mourners bid farewell on internet ... A Northern Ireland undertaker has begun broadcasting funerals live on the internet."There are families living abroad who can't afford to fly to funerals, or people who are too sick to go, or busy people who can't get the time off work. "Our internet option means they get to become part of a grieving process they might have missed out on." -- BBC.CO.UK

The expedition is being conducted by the Granite State Paranormal Society. For additional information and for reservations to join this expedition, ... --WebWire (press release)

Lab has conducted fascinating research on the paranormal
The subject is things we cannot explain, such as extrasensory perception (ESP) and paranormal events. Such matters have been studied at a Princeton ... --Asheville Citizen-Times

Paranormal energy just her cup of tea
Founded two weeks be-fore Halloween by Carol Ann Castro and Grace A. Freeman, the fledgling paranormal group is bringing ghost hunting to history-infused ... --Vallejo Times-Herald

Ghost hunters seeking spirits in Swindon
A gang of ghost busters calling themselves Paranormal Site Investigators (PSI) has launched project Haunted Swindon in partnership with the borough council ... --Gazette & Herald

Anxiety hits schools after alleged ‘ghost invasion’
She said she tried to take the affected students to hospital but their parents refused and insisted that a ghost-buster be called in to exorcise the ‘evil ... --Kenya Times

Art Bell Honored
Art Bell received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the trade publication Radio & Records in Los Angeles on Saturday March 10th. --Coasttocoastam.com

Priests to purify site after Bush visit - Mayan priests will purify a sacred archaeological site to eliminate "bad spirits" after President Bush visits next week, an official with close ties to the group said Thursday.-- YAHOONEWS

Naperville Paranormal Group Seeks Members
Attention all paranormalists in the greater Chicago area that don't have a group affiliation already.. For information about the group, or to request a private investigation, call 708-638-1728 or visit the Heartland Paranormal Research &
Education Group Web site at www.HeartlandParanormal.org. -- Naperville Sun

Fond du Lac Man Says He's a Werewolf ... What is it about Wisconsin and werewolves? A Fond du Lac man who claimed he was a werewolf and spoke what sounded like a medieval language has been charged with criminal trespassing, criminal damage to property, disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana. --FDLReporter.com

Materialisation Medium 'Disappears'
Visitors who have attended physical séances lead by Warren Caylor in Oxfordshire, have reported amazing phenomena, including the materialisation of a spirit guide in white light. However, he now refuses to continue. --Paranormal Review

Ghost Floats Through Building's History
The former home of Henry Durand and current home of the Masonic Center Racine WI features the intricate craftsmanship of the day, 12 fireplaces,a ballroom on the third floor...and a ghost. --Journal Sentinel

Voodoo Hex at the Fire Station?
A Middleton fire marshal has been on paid leave since July while officials investigate allegations he used a department computer to consult with an online psychic and conspired with others to buy an Internet voodoo hex against the chief. -- Wisconsin State Journal

Ghost hunters focus on Mansion House The Mansion House has been a stop on the Ghost Tours of Phoenixville, but Thursday is the first time ghost hunters will be able to go inside the building. --The Phoenix

Tarot Cards Help $6.8M Lotto Win
A Winnipegger won $6.8 million in last Wednesday's Lotto 6-49 draw using five of six numbers she obtained during a Tarot card reading in 2005. --CNews

Kreskin’s Subjects Instant Celebrities
Kreskin considers himself a mentalist, not a mind-reader, a psychic or a soothsayer. He credits his intuition. He seems to psychically read thoughts and life histories. A great trick or something more?-- Free Press

Landlady’s Haunted Look at 16th-century Pub
A pub is reputed to be haunted by the ghost of a little boy who died more than a century ago, aged only five. Now the pub's new landlady believes she has encountered his spirit within a week of moving into the 16th century building. Coincidence or great free publicity? --The Press

Is Virginia's Governor's Mansion Haunted?
For 194 years, it's been a bright spot in Capitol Square. It has housed dozens of governors and their families. But some believe Virginia's Executive Mansion also houses the supernatural. --WDBJ

Are Cows Psychic? Hmm. Let's Ask James
A new daily Internet show, ansathat.com, tackles the minor mysteries and oddities of life, like 'Do cows sit down when it is going to rain?' --Register

Ghost Haunts Brangelina's New Orleans Home ... As if Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie didn’t have enough problems to contend with, such as the world frowning on their love, now they have a ghost in their New Orleans mansion. --E Canada Now

Roving with Lalah - The Scott Town Monster
There's something strange lurking in the bushes in Scott Town, Manchester...It's unlike anything anyone there has ever seen before. --Jamaica Gleaner

A sale of biblical proportions: The Ghostbusters Ecto 1 ... Do you believe in UFOs, astral projection, mental telepathy, ESP, clairvoyance, spirit photography, telekinetic movement, full trance mediums, the Loch Ness monster and the theory of Atlantis? -- autoblog

Vampire Child Found in China
The problem with this is that an obsession with blood--mixed with other psychoses--does not a vampire make. --Netscape

Salem Paranormal Investigates Ghostly Activity at State Fairgrounds
Oregon's capitol city is home base for a new paranormal research operation, and the group is already conducting investigations of potentially haunted locations in the Salem area. Includes links to audio of recent EVPs. -- Salem News

Radio's Art Bell Still Goes Bump in the Night
Think what you will of the man, but the life of Art Bell can best be described with the word "enigmatic'." --Our Strange World

Where Ghosts Might Stay, There's a Mysterious Light
New Hampshire's Kimball Tavern has again become a topic of conversation among those who pass by it, as something strange is being seen at night in the window of an upper floor of the unoccupied building. --Eagle Tribune

Terror at City's Haunted Bridge
Amanda West froze with terror after hearing ghostly gallopings over the River Calder while out for an evening stroll with her dog. -- Wakefield Express

Ghosts Play Politics in Bihar
Arch rivals in Bihar, the ruling and the opposition congress are having an acrimonious debate over ghosts, with both sides accusing each other of violating the law in this regard. --Times of India

Ghost Hunters
A feature on the Wind Spirits Paranormal Society and a very cold investigation they performed in Glen Arbor, Michigan. --Record Eagle

Nixon and Dixon
After his secretary conveyed psychic Jeane Dixon’s prophecies about terrorism, President Richard M. Nixon ordered Henry Kissinger and others to prepare for attacks, --Newsweek

TV special searches for haunted homes
The producers of "Ghostly Homes of Cape Cod" and "Ghostly Homes of Charleston" are looking for suitable homes for a new Halloween special.Do you think your house is haunted? You may want to get on this TV show. --Unexplained Mysteries

Three Men Arrested in 'Ghost Brides' Killings
BEIJING (Jan. 25) - Chinese police have arrested three men for killing two young women to sell their corpses as "ghost brides" for dead single men, a Chinese newspaper reported, warning the dark custom might have claimed many other victims. --Reuters

Ghost Hunters Rely on Common Sense
A brief feature on the now famous ghost hunters Grant S. Wilson and Jason Hawes. Also Are ghosts bellying up to the White House Bar? -- The Republican

Greek Officials To Stop Ancient Ceremony At Zeus's Temple: The Greek culture ministry is determined to stop a group that worships the ancient gods of Olympus from holding a ceremony Sunday at one of Athens' most visited monuments, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, a senior archaeologist said on Saturday. --e. Sinchew-i

James Randi Oowes Me a Million Dollars
So, he didn't divine the contents of Randi's challenge box using paranormal capabilities...all the same, he did derive its contents, which was the heart of the challenge. --Exhaustive Search

Greek Kings Received Spirit Messages from Famous Medium Paranormal Review
In her autobiography, medium Estelle Roberts revealed: “King George was the most frequent visitor. He loved [my spirit guide] Red Cloud, and liked to discuss all manner of subjects with him. Greece was in a troubled ferment at this time. The King, exiled in England, came many times to discuss his country’s affairs with Red Cloud." --Paranormal Review

Chupacabras: Fact and Fiction
Apparently it is "Cryptozoology Wednesday" at AnomalyTV, so check out a whole slew of new and old clips on cryptids. --AnomalyTV

Harry Houdini Was a Spy, Biography Claims Authors Say Spiritualists May Have Arranged Attack That Led to His Early Death. --Seattle Times

A 'Ghost Whisperer' Expert
On the CBS primetime drama "Ghost Whisperer," communicating with dead people happens all the time. --CBS News, New York

The Bethany Ghost(s)- persistent but elusive spirit(s)
... We will call her the White Lady of Bethany or the Bethany Ghost for want of more original names. ... Perhaps the ghost respects my right to come there. --Ledger Independent, KY

Werewolves of Elkhorn For decades, terrified eyewitnesses have reported encounters with otherworldly creatures on country roads near Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. We sent a brave team of investigators to separate monster from myth. --Time Out Chicago

NOLA.com at the haunted Monteleone Posted by NOLA.com Haunted Staff October 24, 2006 15:32 NOLA.com is preparing for a chilling stay at the Hotel Monteleone this Halloween, where we will be webcasting and blogging from the infamous 14th floor.. NOLA.com is preparing for a chilling stay at the Hotel Monteleone this Halloween, where we will be webcasting and blogging from the infamous 14th floor haunted suite, in hopes of capturing the spirits for NOLA's viewers. Along the way, we'll share our own experiences, and other tales of terror from the deliciously dark shadows of New Orleans, beginning with an insider's look at the infamous vampire Coven Ball inspired by Anne Rice's Lestat.--NOLA.COM

A haunting we will go! In "Ghostbusters," Bill Murray had it easy when he asked, "You serious about catching a ghost?" But hunting the haunts of ghosts -- and spook the spook, so to speak -- can be much harder. --metrowestdailynews

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, Cassandra Peterson Scares Up Some Answers, In an exclusive interview, Elvira let AOL Television editor Sean Doorly into her crypt of terror and cackled about her spooky '80s TV show, being Susan Sarandon's doppelganger and getting advice from the King himself, Elvis. -- Aol.com

Science bites myth of vampires, ghosts It may be the season for vampires, ghosts and zombies. Just remember, they're not real, warns physicist Costas Efthimiou. Obviously, you might say. But Efthimiou, a professor at the University of Central Florida, points to surveys that show American gullibility for the supernatural. --YahooNews

A Village Of Curses?
Supernatural stories lure curious to colonial site. Once a colonial village called Dudleytown, it is said to be the site of mysterious deaths of residents in the 1700s and 1800s, unexplained madness in the 20th century and tales of strange noises and wraiths in the past 50 years. Through word of mouth and the reach of the Internet, Dudleytown has become something akin to Connecticut's "Blair Witch" forest.
--Hartford Courant

Who do you call? Ghost research team comes to Robbins Reef
28, determined to find evidence about a rumored ghost there. ... Most members of the club avoid the closed-off section that the ghost is supposed to haunt. --Hudson Current, NJ

Sallie Ann Glassman La Source Ancienne Ounfo & The Island of Salvation Botanica & Magical Pharmacy Present the 26th Annual* DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION
Wednesday, November 1st 3319 Rosalie Alley,
New Orleans, LA. Ceremony for Gede: 7 p.m., in Rosalie Alley, off of Rampart, between Piety and Desire.
Followed by: Pot Luck supper & procession to the cemetery to feed the Dead. Please wear white with a purple headscarf, or black and purple for Gede. Bring a dish (not a blond) for the people, and an offering for the Dead or Gede.Gede’s tastes tend towards peppers, flat breads, rum, cigars, goats, crosses, grave-digger’s tools, black cock feathers, skeletons, sunglasses with one lens, hot Creole foods, money, the colors black, mauve, and white. He is syncretized with St. Gerard. Or you can bring something that your ancestors or loved ones enjoyed in life.--Travelnola.com

Car 'ghost' drives couple round the bend
A GHOST in the machine is preventing a Gosberton couple from parking cars on their own drive. --SpaldingToday

Ghost-hunters bother curator chasing after life in lighthouse
... hold seances. The paranormal psychology folks want to do time-lapse photography to catch the ghost," --MLive.com, MI

Big Brother pair Glyn Wise and Imogen Thomas are all set for a spooky visit to the Shropshire border. The reality television stars will be swopping the Big Brother House for a haunted house when they spend the night at Chirk Castle. --shropshirestar.com

Gary Busey, Hal Sparks, Survivor winner Jenna Morasca, Toccara from America's Next Top Model, and Baywatch original Donna d'Errico visit Louisville, Kentucky to investigate the hauntings at the Waverly Hills Sanatorium, a derelict tuberculosis hospital where 63,000 people died during the "White Plague" epidemic. Because of his three near-death experiences, Gary Busey takes the reins as the team's "emissary from the other side." When confronted by the ghost known as the "Man in the White Coat", Donna's claim to be fearless gets severely tested. After the team's experience, it's easy to see why Waverly Hills is infamous in ghost-hunting circles as one of the most haunted places in the country. Tune in October 20th, 11:30PM --Vh1

Ghost Stories From Korea
'There was something outside my door ... it HATED me'. As the end of October rapidly approaches many of us in Korea, especially Westerners, begin to think of Halloween, and invariably thoughts of ghosts and other nefarious creatures cross our minds. Although Halloween is a recent introduction to Korea, its culture is filled with stories of ghosts. --ohmynews

Ghost hunters report strange events at Lyons jail, farm
By JIM MILLER. LYONS - There were two ghost hunters and a tape recorder in the room. ... On the tape, a ghost hunter asks, "How long have you been here?". ... --Finger Lakes Times, NY

Numerous paranormal experts and spiritual advisors were asked to investigate the haunting of Cigars and Stripes. Through various measurement equipment and recording devices, they retrieved a variety of sounds including voices, whispering and conversations. They also documented drastic temperature changes in certain areas. Customers who visit the lounge can learn more about the paranormal findings and can view shocking videotaped testimonials from patrons by going to: http://www.cigarsandstripes.com .

Deadwood 'most haunted' town, says author of the paranormal. Probably because of the history of violence and all the deaths that occurred there," said Terry Fisk, who was in Sioux Falls on Sunday to promote the book he co-wrote with Chad Lewis.--ArgusLeader.com

The results of their nighttime vigil are in: Springfield's ghost hunters are leaning toward the conclusion that the Ye Olde Trail Tavern in Yellow Springs is haunted. Watch video of the investigation.--SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Calling teaspoon benders!
Uri Geller seeks "heir" on TV.JERUSALEM (Reuters) - After four decades of bending spoons, halting clocks, reading minds, and penning metaphysical thrillers, Uri Geller is seeking a paranormal protege.

Suicide note leads to dismembered woman
Zackery Bowen, 28, leapt from the seventh floor of a luxury hotel in the New Orleans quarter, police said yesterday. A woman calling herself Priestess Miriam ( Recently featured on Sci fi Investigates) in the Voodoo Spiritual Temple and Cultural Centre below said the couple had moved in recently. "You see people and never know what's going on with them," she said. Landlord Leo Watermeier said he last saw Ms Hall on October 5, four days after the two put down a deposit on the one-bedroom flat, which cost $US750 ($990) a month Voodoo Priestess Miriam Chamani, who runs the center, said she last saw Bowen Saturday morning as he was walking back into the apartment. .-- Editor & Publisher

Photogenic Ghost - Real Or Fake--5 years ago, Madam Chen went to visit the tomb of famous Taiwanese singer Teresa Teng and had several photos of herself taken there. After they were developed, the photos showed a strange white shape hovering around the woman. I-sinchewi.com

Poo Ming – a blue ghost who haunts $4bn airport
Times Online, UK

THAI AIRPORT GHOST RITE FAILS Special Broadcasting Service

Tree Spirit Goes on Killing Spree
Many people in the small hamlet of Orissa in India are afraid to come out of their homes at night for fear of being killed by a ghost believed to haunt a local tree.--newlerala.com

Ghostly Wails Heard In Cemetery For the past two weeks, residents of a village here have been hearing spine-chilling wails during the night--.e-sinchew-i.com

'Dead' woman shocks family
A Brazilian woman shocked her family by turning up alive a week after her own funeral. --Ananova

Grandpa and Grandson Haunt Office An engineer said that his office was haunted by the ghosts of an old man and his grandson. Their activities were recorded on the office's closed-circuit television (CCTV) system, which had been installed a year ago in case of a break in.-- e-sinchew-i.com

'Killed goat changed into brother's body', "When one wouldn't move, he attacked it with an axe.... Murder suspects in Nigeria, where many people believe in black magic, sometimes claim spirits tricked them into killing. In 2001, eight people were burned to death after one person in their group was accused of making a bystander's penis magically disappear. --IcWales.CO.UK

Searching for the ghost of Blackbeard
Paranormal investigators and filmmaker looking for Blackbeard's ghost. --Virginian-Pilot

Singapore housing boom brings out ghosts, feuds --Reuters

A bizarre case: Girl in far western Nepal emits 'glass pieces' from forehead --kantipuronline.com

U.S. study finds fear on-off switch in brain
May be used to help patients with anxiety disorders. --Reuters

Ghosts of War Examines the Battlefields, Boats, and Planes Where ...
... In Gettysburg some have witnessed phantom regiments march across Devil’s Den; in ... Ghosts of War takes these ghost encounters a step further and also explores ... --Emediawire (press release)

The Importance of a Preliminary Interview While Investigating the Paranormal
As you know, the world is made up of all kinds of people. Because of this it is important that you make sure that you and your group are protected while you are investigating. Doing a preliminary interview can save you a lot of problems down the road. Read more-- associatedcontent

Ghouls and ghosts galore
-by MASAMI MUSTAZA -SUPERNATURAL forces will take centre-stage on Dec 1 when an exhibition on the subject is held at Nilai, Negri Sembilan.The three-month long event, at the Nilai 3 exhibition centre, is organised by supernatural artifact collector Baharuddin Osman or Pak Raden, together with paranormal investigative group Seekers.--The Malay Mail Online

Photos of a new island - On the internet Mariners report new island in South Pacific WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A new volcanic island has risen from the South Pacific near Tonga, according to ... --yacht-maiken.blogspot.com

The real "Ghostbusters" The real center of "Ghost Hunters" is not, as its subtitle suggests, William James, the American pioneer in psychology and researcher in the paranormal, but rather Leonora Piper, a Boston housewife and mother, and paranormal phenomenon, Do ghosts exist? Noted scholars and literary figures of the 1800s -- among them Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- decided to find out, and their conclusions are both thought-provoking and spine-tingling... --Denver Post

BELIEVE IT OR NOT, Krissy Wilson and Duncan Little present BELIEVE IT OR NOT, the series that investigates the paranormal and gives viewers the chance to vote on whether they believe in the supernatural. --ITV.com

Agency investigates the supernatural, Sometimes things go bump in the night. And when they go bump in your home, Kristi Johnson and Kelly Flanagan are ready to help. They are the founding members of Haunted Hunters, a paranormal investigation agency started in Klamath Falls in April to investigate claims of supernatural activity. --Herald and News

Prank gone awry stuns Worthington, Teens throughout Worthington had heard the stories about the home by the cemetery, hidden in a tangle of trees, bushes and weeds, with trails snaking out from the door and around the house. "It’s haunted," some said. "Crazy people live there." And one of the favorites: "They’re witches."Teen Shot In Head While Searching For Ghosts... Homeowner Says She Was Trespassing --The Columbus Dispatch

Evidence of one Civil War era visitor found, Almost every room and item in the home of Jill Little and Merton Smith has a story to tell.-- Evening Sun

How to buy a haunted house! Craig and Yvonne Schaible were thinking of buying this 111-year-old Victorian house on a tree-shaded street in Fanwood, N.J. The owner had grown up in the house and was trying to sell it, now that her parents had died. But an uncanny presence threatened to scare away buyers and drive down the house's value. The owner had not yet told the Schaibles about the mysterious sounds and frightful sights that unnerved her -- and which terrified her husband. Bankrate.com

It's haunted, please get us out of here!
A young mother and her daughter believe their home is haunted. --Ilford Recorder

Ghost-Hunting Teen Shot Near Spooky House. WORTHINGTON, Ohio — A teenager out looking for ghosts with friends was shot in the head and critically wounded near a house considered spooky by local teens, police said Wednesday. --FoxNews

Fire destroys abandoned nursing home, An abandoned Montville nursing home that for years lured teen trespassers and haunted house thrill-seekers burned in a massive fire yesterday morning, authorities said.
--Morris Ledger

Ghost Hunter Ed Warren Dies
Monroe resident investigated N.Y. case that 'The Amityville Horror' film was based on. Ed Warren (born 1926) is a world-famous demonologist, paranormal investigator, author and lecturer. He and his wife Lorraine, who works with him, are often referred to as Ed and Lorraine Warren. Co- founders of the New England Society for Psychic Research. He is the uncle of John Zaffis who is also a demonologist . His wife Lorraine Warren, is a clairvoyant and a light trance medium. Ed Warren passed away WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23rd 2006, with his wife Lorraine by his side. --Hartford Courant

Astronomers lean towards eight planets
Latest resolution would be bad news for Pluto.
--New Scientist

ROD STEWART WANTS A MAUSOLEUM, "Actually, I don’t like the idea of being buried underground. I want to be above ground, like Elvis at his house. PR INSIDE.COM

Do you see what she sees?
An average trip to throw out garbage took a quick turn to the paranormal for Lois Jones when she spotted two strange images scraped into her concrete driveway. --Vallejo Times-Herald

A 10 year old boy from Luzon in the Philippines miraculously came back to life 17 hours after being declared dead. He told his family that Jesus woke him up. -- Sinchew-i

White doe, Elvis sightings among Durham's oddities Weirdness in the Carolinas.

Could our pub ghost be a former regular?
Pub owners say they have witnessed some strange ghostly going-on's. --Preston

Investigators spot at least one ghost
Americus - - It’s official. Employees and guests aren’t the only ones seeing ghosts at the Windsor Hotel in Americus. Over the weekend, the Big Bend Ghost Trackers investigated the hotel. --WALB10

"Ghost" Photographed During Hungry Ghost Festival
KUANTAN: While burning joss paper as an offering to wandering spirits during the seventh lunar month, a Sin Chew Daily reader had impulsively decided to take a picture of the flames with his camera phone. He was later surprised to discover that he had taken the photo of a "ghost".-- Sinchew-i

Dorothy Allison had a vision of JonBenet Ramsey's killer

Psychic's Sketch
The now-deceased psychic Dorothy Allison had a vision of JonBenet Ramsey's killer and created a sketch of the man in 1998, which she shared with the Ramseys. A side-by-side comparison of her sketch with a photo of the recently arrested suspect John Karr shows a remarkable similarity. Here for more.

Voodoo priests at risk for bird flu
Voodoo priests who tear the throats out of live chickens in ritual sacrifices may be putting themselves at risk of contracting bird flu. Officials in the tiny West African country of Benin, which is the home of the ancient religion, say spreading the word about bird flu may help to save the lives of voodoo devotees. Benin borders Nigeria where an outbreak of the deadly H5N1 virus was found in poultry last week. --explodingcigar.com

Rochester’s Democrat and Chronicle talks about paranormal activity and stories from Canandaguia, NY --WESTERN NEW YORK PARANORMAL

Man drinks potion for good luck: doesn't get any --Yahoonews

Old Woman Ghost


David Copperfield says he's found Fountain of Youth --REUTERS

200 find inspiration in comatose girl
Healing of illnesses, strange phenomena attributed to her since 1987. --Worcester Telegram & Gazette

‘Ghost Hunters’: Seeking Science in Séance --The New York Times

Researcher: Infrasonic wave sounds create ghosts
Vic Tandy did field work in old English castles.

California Candy Makers See Virgin Mary
Chocolatier believes column of chocolate drippings looks like the Virgin Mary (with photo). --AP

You Decide: Ghosts Caught On Tape?
Paranormal investigations at the Phoenixville Library yields images. --NBC10.com

A worshipper burns "ghost money" to mark the traditional Chinese Ghost Festival Monday, Aug. 7, 2006 --Yahoonews

Bishops warn priests against witchcraft... Southern Africa's Catholic bishops have warned priests to stop moonlighting as witchdoctor's, fortune tellers and traditional healers, and to rely on Christ for miracles.

Maine Mystery Beast Possibly Killed by Car, Residents are wondering if an animal found dead over the weekend may be the mysterious creature that has mauled dogs, frightened residents and been the subject of local legend for half a generation. --Foxnews.com

"Brothers fined for keeping 'pet ghost"An exorcist summoned by villagers claimed the brothers' pet ghost was "responsible for a recent outbreak of disease in the locality". --ANANOVA

Windsor Hotel may be haunted
Paranormal researchers look for ghosts at the historic Windsor Hotel. --WALB

This East Side tree does its own watering The knotted, towering tree, more than 100 years old, has become the root of scrutiny in her East Side neighborhood. The tree has gurgled water from its trunk for the past three months. --Mysa.com

Ghost Girl


Ghosts on your left? Right Brain vs. Left Brain
Dwayne Claud, a researcher with Western New York Paranormal, explores a theory of paranormal communication. Why do ghost whispers happen on the left side? why do arm tugs happen on the left side?

Pattern Recognition Syndrome
Gary Lawrence explores how our minds cause us to see faces in the mist which may not be there.

George Lutz, Former Amityville Owner Dies
George "Lee" Lutz, whose brief stay in an Amityville, N.Y., home spawned one of the most famous haunted house stories ever, has died of natural causes. He was 59.

The Call For Technology
David Chastain, of Extrico Group, issues a call for a more focused advancement of hardware and information technology in paranormal research efforts.

In search of ghosts
Washington State Paranormal Investigations and Research http://wspir.com Investigate Historic site in Issaquah Washington.

Police baffled by paranormal activity in British pub
British police responding to a call about a possible break-in at a pub in northern England Monday found themselves in the middle of a ghoulish riddle

Another ‘Stonehenge’ discovered in Amazon
Centuries-old granite grouping may have served as observatory. --Associated Press

Texans Part Of Possible Noah's Ark Discovery
Pilgrimage to Iran uncovered a 400-foot long object.



Deep Secrets Of The City: The dark world below Portland's streets harbors tales of shanghaied sailors and mysterious ghosts - Register-Guard

Paranormal packs halls, sells books
Psychic mediums' popularity on the rise. --Newsday

Tribal Curse Haunts Launch Pad
The Air Force built its SLC-6 launch pad atop an Indian burial ground in California. --Wired News

Underwater Undertaking Cemetery Under The Sea
Gary Levine is spending $10 million to build a cemetery under the sea. --Forbes

Do you believe in ghosts?
A look at the science of ghost investigation.
--Augusta Free Press

Gateway house where Andrews couple killed is up for sale - Naples News, FL

Did Ghost Hunters Find 'Grey Lady'? - WFIE, Evansville, IN

Disney displays picture of purported yeti hand
'Yeti hand' photo on display at Expedition Everest in Disney's Animal Kingdom. --Eagle-Gazette

Ghost hunters visit a former West Virginia prison.
--Washington Pos

Scary realities for director of ghost story - Scripps Howard News Service

Ancient Hand Inspires Talk of Miracles
Thousands wait to view chest containing the purported right hand of John the Baptist. --Moscow Times

Ghost wants you to hang around


The Ghost Hunters speak, Interview with two members of the TAPS team. Do you believe in ghosts? Well, the Ghost Hunters on the Sci-Fi Network do...sort of. Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson head up TAPS--that's short for The Atlantic Paranormal Society.-- TV.com

New Law Increases Difficulty of Selling Haunted Houses -- Smooth Operator

Local ghosts are up for sale
Haunted Stark building to go on auction block.
--Beacon Journal

Communicating with Vietnam's war dead
Psychic Nguyen Khac Bay is said to have found over 500 bodies. --BBC News

The Vision Quest
Shamans of Indian tribes undertook dangerous missions to meet their spirit guides. --Fortean Times

Bigfoot in Texas? Believers, Skeptics Sound Off
The Lone Star Sasquatch is getting attention at an exhibition and lecture series. --National Geographic

Man Photographs Mysterious Animal
3 Sightings reported this week (with photos).

The Typing Ghost


Ghost Hunters Part II
A cadre of believers gather in a haunted Mendocino hotel. --San Francisco Chronicle

Ghost Hunters
First of two parts: Despite the naysayers, cliche rituals like seances and dowsing rods, a cadre of believers in a haunted Mendocino hotel gather for a conference and trapped spirits. --San Francisco Chronicle

Is the Beckhams' house haunted? - Daily Mail, UK

Ghosts Dead Set Against Toll Road
The Pocahontas Parkway in Virginia may be the most haunted toll road in the US. --smh.com.au

Paranormal expert scans woman's apartment
Florida woman wonders why spirits have deserted her.
--Miami Herald

Britain Under The Spell
Representations of Voodoo in British Films and TV --The Zone

India Town Sees Dead People! --FOXNews.COM

Clovis haunted house to be turned into hotel - ABC30.com

Team goes where g-g-ghosts may reside - Des Moines Register, IA

Chris Fleming, Dead Famous... Interview For the past two seasons, supernatural ghost hunter Chris Fleming of The Biography Channel's investigative show Dead Famous: Ghostly Encounters has teamed up with hot UK skeptic Gail Porter to track the lives of numerous dead celebrities, from Houdini and Elvis to Jim Morrison and Andy Warhol. A "sensitive" who can perceive things beyond what our five senses pick up, Chris jets off each week to legendary locales to give viewers a cool, paranormal lowdown on the history of famous celebrities who have long since passed and where they used to work and live. As Dead Famous embarks on a third season, dive into the world of a sensitive. -- Underground online.com

Ghosts of the Old West living large in Tombstone - Seattle Times, WA

Mansion Mystery FBI agents scoured a storied - and supposedly haunted - mansion on Staten Island for human remains yesterday after a tipster told them mobsters had stashed a body on the property, a law enforcement source said.- NY Daily News, NY

Looking for Local Hauntings in Bradford County "This is an EMF meter -- it picks up electromagnetic fields," Patrick Cartwright Jr. said. "It'll spike up when a ghost is in the area."- - Daily & Sunday Review, Towanda, PA

Granma is Back


Five paranormal sightings reported in areaMalta Home in Granville (corner of Bailey Corners and state Route 514): It is said that back in the 1880s a maintenance worker killed all of the residents on the fourth floor and hid the bodies in the attic.
- - Daily & Sunday Review

Haunted Farmhouse Scene of Supernatural Spookiness A quiet, fruit-laden farm nestled in the peaceful community of Appleton in the northeast corner of the Town of Newfane was once menaced by ghosts of the Merritt family. One John Morley in newspaper accounts told the tale at the end of the 19th century. He dubbed the Merritt mansion a "hoodoo farm," an appellation that stuck for decades. -- Niagara Falls Reporter, NY

Seriously. This place is haunted. Seriously.The sounds of footsteps coming from the bathroom in the middle of the night could have been my active imagination, and I could have been talked into feeling the creepy negative vibe in Room 301 of the St. James Hotel in Selma. -- Mobile Register, AL

Ghost story, DOMINO, Texas—Gary Whitlatch says he believes in ghosts. And occasionally he looks for them. -- Texarkana Gazette, TX/AK

Ghostbusters are on call, The Paranormal Investigation of NYC team is there to check it out.- New York Daily News, NY

ABC news GHOST video


Historic inn scares up a ghost story, The latest group in a procession of paranormal investigators to visit Concord's Colonial Inn in the past two years say they made contact last Sunday afternoon with three spirits in Room 24. The investigators sensed, heard, and saw things that they say have only an otherworldly explanation.-- Boston.com, MA

Do you believe in ghosts? - Connellsville Daily Courier, PA





Nearly three-quarters of Americans believe in the paranormal, which includes extrasensory perception (ESP), communication with the dead and channeling spiritual entities, according to a poll last year conducted by the Gallup Organization. That's up from the half or more Americans who said they believed in the paranormal, according to a similar Gallup Poll done in 1990.



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