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The Fox Sisters by EM Hilker

The spiritualism movement of the early-to-mid 1800s captured the hearts and minds of a great many people. Spiritualism – the belief that the spirits of the dead are not only able to communicate with us, but are eager to share their wisdom with the living world – flourished at a time when Mesmerism was a…

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Shadow People by EM Hilker

I am going to tell you a story that happened to my dad.  Just to give everyone a little bit of backstory: my parents pretty much live in the middle of nowhere. They live on a lake in what I would call the boonies. The surrounding area is all wooded state land, and you have…

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The Tragic Tale of Elisa Lam by EM Hilker

It was early February of 2013 when some of the residents of the Stay on Main (formerly the Cecil Hotel) began to have problems with their tap water. The water pressure was inconsistent, and the water itself tasted peculiar and was oddly discoloured. In response to the residents’ complaints, the hotel sent employee Santiago Lopez…

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Black Eyed Kids by EM Hilker

“This was a terrifying event, and it’s hard for me to talk about it. It was about a month after I moved into my current apartment. One evening, I came home from work, and I had an uneasy feeling. I don’t know how to explain it. It was almost an impending sense of doom that…

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Aural Death Omens by EM Hilker

I got into my bed and I turned out the light, and I started hearing someone whistling. I don’t remember the tune, I just remember whistling. It was clear. I could hear it everywhere. In my mind, and since we lived in a two story apartment, I remember imagining a man walking across above us…

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The Navy, A Rock Star, and UFOs by Ryan Sprague

The sordid history of UFO investigations by the U.S. Government dates all the way back to the beginning of the modern UFO era. After reports of UFOs being sighted over the Cascade mountains by a pilot named Kenneth Arnold, the term flying saucers had been coined and had permanently been placed into history. Several other…

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HAUNTED SKIES: The Ghostly Tale of Flight 401 – A Paranormal Braintrust Article by Ryan Sprague

The idea of a classic haunting conjures many images of eerie old houses, graveyards, and spirits being forever trapped in the rooms where their life had seemingly ended. But sometimes these often reported hauntings don’t occur on the ground around us but in the skies above. And such was the strange case involving the ghosts…

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Conversations With Ghosts: The Ouija Board Experience – Micah Hanks Writes

“Where are you?”, the couple asked, as they watched the planchette begin to slowly move again across the lettered board. The arrow passed several of the symbols, before clearly coming to rest on the letter “H”. Hovering there for a moment, the arrow began drifting to the left, now hovering over the letter “E”. After…

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Beware The Bedroom Invaders – Nick Redfern Writes

Of the many and varied monsters that have plagued and terrified people for countless centuries, there are very few which are more frightening than bedroom-invading things known as Incubus and Succubus. They are male and female monsters that, in numerous quarters, are perceived as having outright demonic origins. And they are hideous things that have…

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Celebrating the Dead: The History of Dia de Muertos – Marie D Jones Writes

Every October 31st, Americans head to parties or hit the streets dressed in elaborate, often spooky costumes, in celebration of Halloween, a time when the veil between this world and the world beyond death is said to be at its thinnest. We decorate our homes and yards with scary monsters, witches and ghouls, provoking a…

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