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Archive for June, 2013

Ghostly Pics: Tulip Staircase Ghosts

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There are countless ghost stories that come from England, which should not come as a surprise as the area is as rich in historical architecture as it is in ghost stories.

Proof is needed however for any story that borders on the unbelievable, like ghosts or other paranormal activity.Using that criteria the Tulip Staircase photograph may count among the very best evidence of ghosts and life after death.

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The Flying Dutchman

“A strange red light as of a phantom ship all aglow, in the midst of which light the mast, spars and sails of a brig 200 yards distant stood out in strong relief.”

So said a young Royal Navy Midshipman,  later crowned King George V, when his vessel, the HMS Bacchante, was sailing around the cape of Good Hope in 1881. The ship he claimed to have seen was believed to be the Flying Dutchman, a vessel so shrouded in myth and paranormal happenings as to be considered the eponymous ‘ghost ship’. You may not know much about naval history or the paranormal but it is guaranteed that the Dutchman is one vessel you will have heard of, if not from any other source than its appearance in the second and third Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

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Bigfoot Hunter: “Not Growing Pot”

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It seems that at times, marijuana and the paranormal go hand in hand. Although most people might think I’m saying that those seeking Bigfoot or ghosts are smoking some really choice pot, Marijuana has blown it’s smoke in the direction of the paranormal before.

Previously we reported on a pot stealing ghost but now comes a report of a Bigfoot hunter being accused of being a pot grower while searching for the beast just outside Toronto, Canada.

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Ghost Haunts Toliet at Factory

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When we talk about ghosts in a factory setting we might be talking about ghost workers, fictional ghosts more terrifying to business leaders and the local government officials then any clanking chains or chilly fingers.

This is not the case however at a garment factory in Bangladesh where one woman claims that a ghost living in the toilet facilitates in the factory made her sick and caused the workers to riot.

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Death By Posting Forums

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This is a formal invitation to come join us at our forums, Death By Posting.

Here you will find discussions and news items on everything from Ghosts, UFOs, Bigfoot, Weird News  and other strange and paranormal related topics.

Currently I am looking to have a membership drive and would love it if you would stop by, register and come chat with us.

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Dobrev: Vampire Diaries Location Haunted

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The Vampire Diaries is a very popular show, running on the CW network since 2009. In the series, actress Nina Dobrev plays Elena Gilbert and her Vampric look alike Katherine Pierce who both live in the very paranormal town of Mystic Falls.

It is said however that truth can be stranger then fiction, and according to Dobrev the unbelievable events have moved from the action in front of the cameras to the rooms behind the scenes.

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Ghosts ‘Talk’ at Haunted Pub

cathy Richards of The Plough Inn, Prestbury

Cathy Richards

The Plough Pub in the Village of Prestbury in Cheltenham, England has become a place where the spirits are not just in the wine and lager.

Pub owner Cathy Richards claims that she has multiple ghosts haunting The Plough and she called in a psychic medium to find out just who was staying at her establishment past closing time.

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Ghostly Pics: Hampton Court Ghost

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This infamous ghost image took the internet by storm in 2003. It was originally published in the Chicago Sun-Times on December 21st of that year and was said to be a still of CCTV footage from the Hampton Court Palace, located on the Thames river in London, England.

Although the Hampton Court is ripe with tales of ghostly apparitions and strange occurrences, the picture of the robed figure was immediately a topic for debate for both believers and skeptics alike.

Was it an excellent ghost photograph or a clever hoax?

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My Amityville Horror Review

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Over the years, the story of what happened to the Lutz family over twenty-eight days in 1975/1976 has taken on a life all its own.

Countless films, books, websites and television programs have been devoted to either getting to the bottom of the haunting and the infamous DeFeo murders that preceded it, or using inspiration from the case to inspire fiction.

Numerous debates and conspiracy theories have surfaced about the case on everything from how all six murder victims were found shot, most of them face down in their beds, to the credibility of the infamous Amityville ‘ghost boy’ photo.

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Ghost Burns Down House

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A recent  news item published on The Jamaica Online Star website claims that a house was burnt to the ground by a naughty spirit in Junction, Jamaica.

The fire, which was also confirmed by the Junction Police Department, seems to have been blamed on a poltergeist like entity that has been haunting the family in that home for weeks, according to local residents.

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