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Australian Town Experiences a Surge in Reports of Paranormal Activity

The city of Springfield in Queensland, Australia has undergone some major changes over the years: it was once a farming community, but has since developed into a growing suburb of nearby Ipswich, with more and more families settling there every year as city development projects expand… but it’s not those changes that have some residents […]

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The QUEEN MARY is Finally Renting Out Its “Most Haunted” Room

The small stateroom has been the subject of countless paranormal investigations — from amateur YouTube ghost-chasers to high-profile TV appearances on shows like Britain’s MOST HAUNTED and SyFy’s GHOST HUNTERS. It’s been cited by TIME Magazine as one of the “Top 10 Most Haunted Places on Earth,” and we ranked it one of the Five […]

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Newfound Photo May Reveal Origins of the Winchester Mystery House

Long before the release of the film WINCHESTER, we’ve covered the bizarre history and otherworldly legends of San Jose, CA’s infamous “Mystery House” on this site [here’s a detailed look at the mansion, its designer and the house’s ominous legacy]. But a new revelation from the house’s curators could potentially cast a new light on […]

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Read the Book! Remembering Time-Life’s MYSTERIES OF THE UNKNOWN

“I never thought I would believe in it… until it happened to me.” If those words just triggered a slight chill in your bones — or perhaps just a brief flash of goofy nostalgia — you’re definitely not alone. The above quote was first directed to an unflinching camera in 1989 by Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore, […]

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This Dream Job Has Just One Small Catch: GHOSTS!

From the “Too Good to Be True” files comes a recent job posting on Childcare.co.uk, which has suddenly gone viral this week, popping up in articles by Cosmopolitan, Mashable and AOL News… for reasons which will soon become apparent. According to the listing, a married couple in Scotland — whose careers include a great deal […]

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Short Of The Week: Beware Of The Horror That Awaits On THE LONG WALK!

You ready for your weekly dose of bite sized horror? This one came courtesy of the good ol’ You Tube algorithm! I spend a lot of time just falling down the rabbit hole, watching live band videos, quirky break-downs of my favorite superhero flicks, clips from late night talk-show television, and yes, checking out various […]

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10 Ridiculously Spooky Unexplained Things Caught On Video!

You know, these kind of videos are always making the rounds. And in fact, this particular one has been up online since October of 2016, Halloween season! But it popped up in my Facebook feed this morning, I watched it, and it creeped me out enough to share. I figure what better way to kick […]

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The Ghosts of Pike Place Market, The Most Haunted Place In Seattle

Visiting a place and knowing that it has been reported haunted is a thrilling experience. You go there with the expectation that something— or someone— will make you jump out of your skin. The desire for confirmation of the paranormal activity is so strong that you may even begin to exaggerate your experience. However, what’s […]

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The Strange and Infamous History of Britain’s Holloway Sanitarium

The English hamlet of Virginia Water is tucked away in a quiet corner of Surrey. It is home to the grand Wentworth Estate, where the first Ryder Cup golf tournament was held. Nearby lies the leafy and serene Windsor Great Park. And until 1980, it was home to the Holloway Sanitarium — one of the […]

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Tina Resch: The Real Life Columbus POLTERGEIST

Fourteen-year-old Tina Resch watched in horror as little Carol Anne got sucked up into her closet by an unseen force in POLTERGEIST. She saw the girl’s family fight for her until the very end, risking their lives to save their baby girl. And then, the movie was over. Tina was back to reality living with […]

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Check Out SEE YOU SOON, A 14 Second Horror Short From The Director Of LIGHTS OUT!

I’ve always said that two of my favorite genres of film are horror movies and comedies. The one thing they both have in common is they both have the power to elicit an uncontrollable reaction out of you. If you see something scary? You jump. If you see something funny, you can’t help but laugh […]

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The Ghosts of Disneyland and Other Creepy Disney Legends

Everyone knows Disneyland is the “happiest place on earth.” But many call it the “happiest haunted place on earth.” Yes, even the ghosts at Disneyland are said to be harmless – even helpful. As a Los Angeles native, I have been going to Disneyland since I was a baby, and never experienced anything creepy, but […]

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Five Ghosts and Creepy Anomalies Found in Feature Films and TV Shows

There is a ton of home-shot footage on the Internet that purports to capture ghosts, monsters, or UFOs, but shaky cellphone footage is easily faked, and hoaxers are plentiful. For lasting paranormal gravitas, you have to capture inexplicable phenomena in a feature film or TV show. Since no one wants a spirit to mess up […]

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Download the Hollywood Holiday Ghost Story THE MOUNTAIN AND THE NIGHT — Based on Actual Events!

Need to put a little more chill in your bones this holiday season? We’ve got the perfect gift for you, courtesy of award-winning filmmaker and author Jesse Dykstra — whose own real-life encounters with paranormal activity on Hollywood’s famous Paramount lot inspired his haunting short story THE MOUNTAIN AND THE NIGHT. Dykstra revealed to us […]

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The Abandoned Haunted School of Louisiana

George Washington Carver High School opened in Caddo Parish, Louisiana in 1957. During the years of segregation, it served as a school for the Parish’s small African American community. During this time, the school struggled with low numbers. After desegregation, the numbers dropped even more as students were bused to segregated schools farther away. By […]