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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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Top Ghosts Newslinks

review for the new Poltergeist movie in theater May 22

Posted: 5/22/2015 7:38:48 AM   Reads: 91   Submitted By: Roy SMFP   Source: www.examiner.com

In this episode Phil guides the explorers to Herkimer’s Historic Four Corners in downtown Herkimer. The Historic Four Corners are a series of buildings built during the 1800′s after a tragic fire and tied together by a murderous history that can still be felt today.

Posted: 5/20/2015 8:36:45 PM   Reads: 151   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com

An amateur photographer captured something strange outside of an abandoned mall in northeastern Ohio recently. An angelic figure appears to be floating toward one of the entrances of the building.

Posted: 5/20/2015 11:18:31 AM   Reads: 247   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

A famous haunted mansion in California is now allowing visitors and paranormal investigators to stay during the evening. The San Jose planning department recently approved a special permit to allow guests to stay overnight at the Winchester Mystery House.

Posted: 5/18/2015 6:39:58 PM   Reads: 170   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

A place that was once home for dying tubercular patients and now a popular tourist attraction for paranormal investigators is on its way to becoming more than a haunted hospital. The owners of the Waverly Hills Sanatorium got approved for a zoning plan to convert the former tuberculosis hospital into a hotel but it will be a slow process.

Posted: 5/18/2015 5:35:34 PM   Reads: 155   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

The Sinatra suite claims it last victim, in this famous haunting

Posted: 5/15/2015 2:28:11 AM   Reads: 355   Submitted By: Roy SMFP   Source: www.examiner.com

I believe I'm writing to you about a ghost, though I'm not sure if the animal kingdom has an afterlife

Posted: 5/13/2015 5:43:21 PM   Reads: 290   Submitted By: Medieval   Source: www.phantomsandmonsters.com

Ever wonder what happens to people after theyve been on ghost adventures?

Posted: 5/13/2015 4:47:09 PM   Reads: 395   Submitted By: Roy SMFP   Source: www.examiner.com

A great number of ghosts happen to be female, particularly attractive blondes who met a violent or tragic end. They are condemned to wander the earth weeping, hitchhiking, or reminding passersby of their fate for all eternity. Perhaps only Sigmund Freud could understand why this image continues to capture the popular imagination. Such phantoms appear all over the Heartland, but which will prove to be most alluring of them all?

Posted: 5/11/2015 8:35:49 PM   Reads: 316   Submitted By: makleen   Source: mysteriousheartland.com

Fells Point is a hot bed of paranormal activity. Its colorful and storied past—full of drinking, fighting and whoring (...and poisonings and deaths of homesick sailors) ensures there are plenty of restless souls floating around this historic waterfront area. It's a neighborhood where the shadow of Edgar Allan Poe still looms on it's uneven cobblestone streets.

Posted: 5/10/2015 12:53:32 AM   Reads: 264   Submitted By: Medieval   Source: www.astralperceptions.com

In 1869, the Willard Asylum For The chronic Insane was opened and each year the Willard Asylum opens its doors for a rare public tour.

Posted: 5/8/2015 4:06:30 PM   Reads: 240   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com

Unknown to most paranormal hobbyists, May 3 was Paranormal Day

Posted: 5/7/2015 8:28:29 PM   Reads: 268   Submitted By: Roy SMFP   Source: www.examiner.com

In this episode Eric guides the explorers to Delta Lake to explore the legend of the lost village of Delta that is rumored to still lie at the bottom of the Lake and uncovers a haunting discovery. Is the town still intact under the water? Does anything of the village still remain today?

Posted: 5/6/2015 6:50:18 PM   Reads: 234   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com

With the summer tourist season fast approaching, we at Mysterious Heartland have prepared a list of some of the most unusual places in the great outdoors that you can visit. While these are all nice places to experience nature not too far from home, you may also encounter something of the supernatural variety.

Posted: 5/5/2015 8:40:26 PM   Reads: 341   Submitted By: makleen   Source: mysteriousheartland.com

Think investigating is your only duty? THINK AGAIN

Posted: 4/30/2015 2:31:19 PM   Reads: 497   Submitted By: Roy SMFP   Source: www.paranormaldiscord.com

A strange photo that was posted on Coast To Coast AM's website is getting a lot of attention. A law enforcement officer from Georgia shared an image of an angelic figure that was captured on a wildlife camera.

Posted: 4/28/2015 9:56:44 AM   Reads: 1054   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

I received the following narrative a few years ago...a vacation experience.

Posted: 4/26/2015 12:28:53 PM   Reads: 721   Submitted By: Medieval   Source: www.astralperceptions.com

A wedding photo of a Virginia couple is going viral on social media sites this week. The photo appears to have an unexpected ghostly guest in between the newlyweds.

Posted: 4/24/2015 8:56:46 AM   Reads: 944   Submitted By: Paranormal Playground   Source: www.examiner.com

Think parnormal groups can be dysfunctional? What about the world of the paranormal equipment manufacturers?

Posted: 4/23/2015 2:39:27 PM   Reads: 680   Submitted By: Roy SMFP   Source: www.paranormaldiscord.com

Follow Zak Bagans on his new adventure of Ghost Adventures Aftershocks

Posted: 4/23/2015 2:29:22 PM   Reads: 592   Submitted By: Roy SMFP   Source: exploringparanormal1.blogspot.com

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