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Written By: John Moore
Posted: 12/13/2014
Lately it seems everyone I speak to about a new case believes they have some negative entity or demon haunting them. Most forget that about 80% of paranormal claims have a perfectly logical and natural cause. Of the remaining 20% of claims that are paranormal less than 1% are truly in human or demonic in nature. This article is for after those cases that truly are paranormal in nature and have no natural explanation. The most common cause I have run across for this idea that there is a demon in the house is simply a misinterpretation of a spirits attempts to communicate. There are some key factors to look for during a paranormal investigation that indicate a negative or demonic entity which we will discuss later...
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Written By: Dennis Balthaser
Posted: 7/1/2014
I had a personal experience with this a few years ago when I was master of ceremonies at a conference, and was asked to introduce some of the best-known serious researchers in the field of Ufology. I was also asked to introduce the other types mentioned above, and a “tin foil hat contest.” Since then I have refused to attend or be part of such conferences. Personally I have nothing against them, but feel UFO research is of such importance that it should not be combined with many that refer to themselves as paranormal.
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Written By: Corker Johnston
Posted: 4/3/2014
THE OLD FARMHOUSE WAS quickly engulfed in furious flames and responders were doing all they could to guard their eyes from the bright glare that illuminated in the blackness of the 3 a.m. sky, and scalding heat, but there was little to nothing that anyone could have done to stop the fire from destroying the simple structure. However, firefighters were successful in preventing the flames from extending to the various outbuildings and, even more importantly, the surrounding neighborhood. Reports were coming in by people from across the entire county of the blaze in the sky.
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Written By: Michael Reneger, Amy Spease
Posted: 4/1/2014
Salem Academy And College is a highly respected school for women in the heart of Winston-Salem. It was founded by the Moravian Church in 1772. By the mid 1800’s, it had become a renown boarding school, famous for its quality education and wonderful environment. By 1866, Salem Female Academy was the place to send young women for “finishing school.”
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Written By: Michael Reneger, Amy Spease
Posted: 3/29/2014
Waughtown is one many historic areas in Winston-Salem. The community is rich in history, steeped in the past of industrial growth in the late 1890’s and the early Twentieth Century. One of the largest and most successful of the businesses that arose in the area was the J.I. Nissen Wagon Works. Established in 1834, by 1870, the complex had spread to cover a 600 acre tract...
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Written By: David Binger
Posted: 3/28/2014
What we are creating is what we call the Central Paranormal Intelligence Network or C.P.I.N for short. Now in order for this to work all we need is the support of as many teams, writers, bloggers, or paranormal enthusiasts; and you can help create the largest Paranormal Unity Team. Haunted North America has created a Representative application form for teams to fill out and you can help be a major influence on this transition to an easier connection to all paranormal! What does becoming a Haunted North America representative mean? We at HNAI do better when the fans and collaborators promote their own work.
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Written By: Michael Renegar
Posted: 3/23/2014
There are few in the Piedmont of North Carolina who haven’t heard at least something of the story of Charlie Lawson, a Stokes County farmer who murdered all his family but one son, then killed himself on Christmas Day, 1929. The tale has become legend in the Germanton Community, and has various ghostly legends associated with it. A new book entitled The Meaning Of Our Tears , as well as a wonderful documentary called A Christmas Family Tragedy were released in December, 2006, around the 77th Anniversary of the event.
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Written By: Paranormal News
Posted: 4/26/2013
A Paranormal Reader is a new book by Gail Godfrey which documents numerous paranormal encounters that she, her family, and others have relayed over the years, all of which leave one guessing as to the truth behind the claims, and each leaving you wanting to read the next. Filled with some impressive intellectual snippets, the book also provides a bit of education to enthusiasts of the spirit world--on quite a few occasions, I found myself reading about legal cases I was not familiar with, and explanations behind spiritual communication that I had not heard before, and trust me, I’ve heard a lot.
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Written By: James Paradie
Posted: 1/17/2013
When you think of hotels, you mostly think of suites, a hotel breakfast, maybe even an indoor pool. Not necessarily, when it comes to the Mount Washington Hotel at least. This hotel, which was designed by architect Charles Alling Gifford, was designed to look like a “Spanish Renaissance Revival”, has some guests that do check out, but SOME have decided to make this five story hotel their eternal home.
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Written By: Kirsten A. Thorne, PhD
Posted: 1/2/2013
Paranormal investigators, mediums, and researchers into the field of survival of consciousness are occupying a liminal space by virtue not only of their object of study, but of the interplay between investigator and the other worlds they enter at will. One must occupy these liminal spaces in order to understand them; in other words, the subject of your research turns you into an object of it, as well.
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Written By: Larry Smith
Posted: 12/7/2012
UFOs, are an interesting subject, but did you ever hear about UFC's? At this point I'm going to take a little beginners license and steal a phrase from research papers done by a gentleman by the name of Trevor James Constable. He is a scientist credited with the photography of CRITTERS, as he named them and certainly produced enough written material to make it worth your time reading. He explored an area 50 years ago that I certainly would not have been interested in at that time but in view of present-day phenomenons I believe anyone would be interested now. I believe these are the first quality, pix to be published, and they come with a long story . I hope there is going to be enough interest to satisfy my curiosity at least. I have finally located a person who is an actual eye-witness to what I merely obtained game-cam digital pix of. It is my hope that others who have seen critters, at least, or better yet have clear pictures will come forth and share.
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Written By: Paranormal News
Posted: 11/30/2012
The Paranormal Equation is a new book by James D. Stein, attempting to provide a new scientific perspective on what many would consider to be inexplicable, supernatural phenomena. He begins by defining what he means by supernatural using the Merriam Webster dictionary of the term: “Of or relating to an order of existence beyond the visible observable universe; especially: of or relating to God or a god, demigod, spirit, or devil.” Science, however, does not confine “observable” to “visible”--if we were stuck with constricting ourselves to the visible, then electrons, bacteria, radio, and x-rays would be considered supernatural phenomena, so it is not accurate enough. The second part of the definition of the supernatural the author visits is: “departing from what is usual or normal especially so as to appear to transcend the laws of nature,” and this, he states, is something that science can study, as transcendent laws have been hinted at by logical proofs provided by mathematicians over the past century--in p
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Written By: James Paradie
Posted: 11/29/2012
I've been hearing a lot about "Paranormal Unity" lately and even though I don't have the complete grasp of what it means as a whole, I'm going to make a guess: My guess would be that it means that no matter what we do, no matter how much evidence we have, no matter how many millions of stories are out there, we just can't win them all. And no matter what, there's going to be those who simply put their fingers into their ears, shut their eyes, and not listen. See no evil, hear no evil. There are those who just don't want to listen and it's almost like nails on a chalkboard for them to even take a moment and rationalize the possibility of their being life after death. And where does the paranormal unity talk come from? We got to stick together.
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Written By: James Paradie
Posted: 11/29/2012
You want to try to approach them like they are one of us, because if you go in there like some people, "How'd you die? Were you murdered?" These are sensitive questions that you should not start out with. You should try to form a bond with the spirit. Try to talk to them like they are one of you. Start off with introducing yourself and maybe asking what the spirits name is.
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Written By: Paranormal News
Posted: 11/3/2012
Cognitive processes are not wholly confined ‘in the head.’ When you depend on an external item to aid with cognition, such as using a calculator or writing directions down on a piece of paper, the depency on the external element creates a coupled system, one external to you and one internal to you, which together can be seen as an extension of your consciousness into the environment itself. This coupled system may, in fact, be the reason why houses are haunted. Coupled systems from the past may create ‘hauntings’ where external elements of cognition linger long after the coupled system was severed by the onslaught of death. It is thus up to the paranormal investigator, not to find blips and beeps on a recording device without context, but to uncover these external cognitions still at work and learn more about the context, almost as if they were archaeologists discovering bones--left over pieces of people’s active beliefs and culture--in a long forgotten tomb.
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Written By: John G Sabol Jr.
Posted: 11/2/2012
I am an archaeologist. I re-define the past through the material remains of past presence that I unearth through excavation. The past becomes present in this archaeological process. But what happens when that past continues to percolate “live” (and is not a residual material remains) in the present? As an archaeologist, I know that the past is not “dead”. I uncover its remains through excavation and reconstruction. But what happens when that past manifests (and interacts) because of some field practice that I have just performed?
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Written By: Paranormal News
Posted: 10/29/2012
Ghost Culture: Theories, Context, and Scientific Practice, is a book written by John G. Sabol Jr, concerning the scientific gathering of ghost data and how to better improve and catalog research from fellow investigators. Rather than relying solely on instruments from our culture to record ghosts as outside intruders, investigators should focus on hauntings as the manifestation of a drama (rituals and rites of passage) in time peopled by ghosts which must be entered in order to connect.
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Written By: Michael Hobert Edwards
Posted: 10/25/2012
Speaking to the dead with radios obviously is the name of my book, but what actually does that mean in layman terms. Do I have a radio that I turn on to have a two way conversation with the dead, for example, like using a CB Radio? Well no, not exactly. The radio is just a just a tool used in the process to help record paranormal messages or Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP).
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Written By: Paranormal News
Posted: 6/26/2012
Paranormal News has now begun to offer investigative services for clients in need (or in want) around Virginia. If you know of a place that could use a paranormal investigation, send us a note!
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Written By: Paranormal News
Posted: 4/15/2012
If you haven't heard of him, Daniel Dunglas Home was an extremely curious and disruptive figure to the scientific community in the 19th Century who has never been successfully defrauded, but who exactly was he? What were his beliefs? What did he, himself, think, which gave him the power to move objects and communicate with the departed?
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A woman was taking photos of herself with her cell phone to post on Facebook and after she reviewed the images, she noticed something strange in one of them. She posted the photo in a paranormal discussion group on Facebook yesterday and the image is going viral today.

Posted: 1/26/2015 12:16:51 PM   Reads: 291   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

A firefighter may have captured proof of the paranormal after he took some photos of a burning house recently. When he posted the images on his Facebook page, his wife noticed a strange shadowy figure engulfed in flames in one of the windows of the home.

Posted: 1/26/2015 12:14:15 PM   Reads: 277   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

A Florida man was browsing real estate listings when he noticed something strange in one of the listing photos. In the last image in the listing, a strange shadowy figure seems to have been captured.

Posted: 1/23/2015 3:46:18 PM   Reads: 554   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

As the folklore goes, Anna Tebidor was killed in a horrible car accident in the 1950s. Soon after her death, people started reported seeing a headless woman wandering down the side of a nearby road.

Posted: 1/23/2015 1:20:07 PM   Reads: 322   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com

By Scott Harper - This is a firsthand account of something that occurred when I was a child. To this day I'm not 100% sure of what I saw. This was one of my earliest paranormal encounters, and still may well hold the record for the strangest. It happened when I was six, and has left an irremovable mark in my life.

Posted: 1/21/2015 3:56:34 PM   Reads: 336   Submitted By: Medieval   Source: www.phantomsandmonsters.com

A woman was taking photos of herself with her cell phone to post on Facebook and after she reviewed the images, she noticed something strange in one of them. She posted the photo in a paranormal discussion group on Facebook yesterday and the image is going viral today.

Posted: 1/21/2015 1:09:28 PM   Reads: 640   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

Connecticut police officers are convinced that their parking lot is haunted. A ghostly figure was captured on video vandalizing an officer's personal car at a Hartford police station.

Posted: 1/19/2015 10:56:24 AM   Reads: 588   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

A pregnant woman noticed something strange in one of her ultrasound photos recently. An image of a ghostly face appeared in the photo and her husband believes it is the ghost of his mother watching over his unborn child.

Posted: 1/13/2015 11:44:45 AM   Reads: 544   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

A surveillance camera in a high school in Idaho captured a mysterious figure roaming in the halls last month. In the video, hallway lights can be seen turning off and on in various locations throughout the building while a dark figure lurks in the school.

Posted: 1/12/2015 12:46:35 PM   Reads: 625   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

A woman got quite a scare during a Skype date with her boyfriend after she noticed an eerie angelic figure appear behind him while chatting with him online. In the photo, an eerie figure is seen lurking in the background of her boyfriend's living room.

Posted: 1/9/2015 4:00:21 PM   Reads: 909   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

Originally constructed some 300 years ago on the eastern bank at the mouth of the Niagara River, Fort Niagara is one of the most haunted sites in New York.

Posted: 1/9/2015 12:47:55 PM   Reads: 631   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com

A woman was taking photos of her family last summer and after she reviewed the images, she noticed something strange in one of them. In the photo, an eerie figure is seen lurking in the background near a pet cage.

Posted: 1/8/2015 10:28:25 AM   Reads: 871   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

The following EVP recordings are culled from unedited audio cassettes obtained from renowned paranormal researcher Raymond Cass. Raymond Cass pioneered the technique of EVP recordings from the 1950s to the 1970s and over the course of his career collected over 2,000 mysterious recordings. Cass has amassed many critics over the years but many of his recordings remain unexplained. In particular, the sources of his polyglot voice recordings taken from radio signals have failed to be identified.

Posted: 1/7/2015 6:33:08 PM   Reads: 571   Submitted By: GhostDiaries   Source: theghostdiaries.com

Pretty much the opposite of news--a creepy legend from 17th century England. The event allegedly occurred over the course of a few days or weeks in 1681 when, according to James Graeme of County Durham, England, a woman drenched in blood and covered in open wounds, appeared and relayed to him the story of her murder. Ann, who was said to have been pregnant when she disappeared, had been missing for weeks.

Posted: 1/6/2015 12:55:18 AM   Reads: 506   Submitted By: GhostDiaries   Source: theghostdiaries.com

A Minnesota woman noticed something strange when she was browsing through the National Register of Historic Places recently. As she was researching a historical house located in her area, she found an eerie figure in one of the database's listing photos.

Posted: 1/5/2015 9:41:40 AM   Reads: 719   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

A group of paranormal investigators got some great footage at an old mining town in Arizona last year. The group was only at the location for about two hours but they got more footage than most ghost hunters get in a lifetime.

Posted: 1/2/2015 2:51:41 PM   Reads: 684   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

A surveillance camera in a high school in Idaho captured a mysterious figure roaming in the halls last month. School officials found the footage after they tried to figure out why the lights in the school have been turning off and on.

Posted: 1/1/2015 11:19:36 AM   Reads: 735   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

In Indonesian and Malayan folklore, the 'pontianak' or 'kuntilanak' are women who died during childbirth and became undead, seeking revenge and terrorizing the living. The following accounts were submitted to me by regular people who experienced remarkable events

Posted: 12/26/2014 3:16:40 PM   Reads: 510   Submitted By: Medieval   Source: www.phantomsandmonsters.com

A strange figure appeared in a photo taken at a Christmas event in a cemetery in New Jersey earlier this month. In the image, a ghostly aura is seen behind Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus while they are decorating and placing wreaths on headstones.

Posted: 12/24/2014 7:27:00 AM   Reads: 757   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

A reporter for ABC News was doing a segment about haunted locations at a location in Louisiana when something strange appeared onscreen with her.

Posted: 12/22/2014 7:10:24 AM   Reads: 789   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

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