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Keywords and phrases used in the paranormal field.

The Debunking of a Haunt

It’s a lot harder than it sounds.

Demonic Possession

Discover the symptoms of each stage of demonic possession.

Environmental Causes

Not everything we believe to be paranormal actually is. Discover natural causes to some common occurrences we mistake for other-worldly beings.

Ghost Hunting

The basics of ghost hunting, investigations, and more.

Paranormal Hotspots

Where do grim grinning ghosts come out to socialize? The Haunted Mansion, yes, but they also come to these locations.

Types of Ghosts

From ghouls to succubi, this guide covers facts about each type of ghost known to paranormal investigators.



The Grim Reaper in Various Cultures

He’s the Grim Reaper. He’s Thanatos. He’s Dullahan. No matter what you call him, he’s Death, and he’s coming for everyone’s soul. Learn more about Death in multiple cultures from around the world. Spanning from Norway to Greece to Poland, you’ll meet them all.

The Kirkbride Plan

Learn all about the standards that determined the care of mental patients based on the principles of Thomas Story Kirkbride’s moral architecture.

Fun Facts, Lists, and Top 10s

20 Facts About Waverly Hills Sanatorium

Learn all about the “most haunted place in the world,” Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky.

Lurking in the Shadows: 10 Serial Killers to Give You Goosebumps

Meet ten of the most notoriously nefarious murderers the world has ever known.

True Stories


Celebrity Ghosts

From Kurt Kobain to Marilyn Monroe to Elvis Presley, several famous faces have turned up as spirits following their deaths.

The Lincoln/Kennedy Connection

Is it coincidence or something more? President Abraham Lincoln and President John F. Kennedy had several things in common.

The Hidden Trunk

The story of a young girl who died of encephalitis in the 19th century, only to have her memory trunk discovered exactly one century later.

The Disappearance of Charles Ashmore

A teenage boy mysteriously vanished one night after going to get some water from his family’s well, never to be seen again.



How to Talk to Your Child About Ghosts

Is your child experiencing the paranormal? Learn the “dos” and “don’ts” of dealing with ghosts and kids.

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