Since the Database section is dedicated to haunted locations, abandoned places, and ghost towns, the Article section brings more generalized information about the paranormal and things revolving around it. To begin, click on the article you would like to read.

About Ghosts & the Paranormal


Keywords and phrases used in the paranormal field. Read more >>

The Debunking of a Haunt


It’s a lot harder than it sounds.

Demonic Possession


Discover the symptoms of each stage of demonic possession. Read More >>

Environmental Causes


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

Ghost Hunting

The basics of ghost hunting, investigations, and more. Read more >>

Paranormal Hotspots


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

Types of Ghosts


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




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. Read More >>

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. Read More >> 

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. Read more >>

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


True Stories

Celebrity Ghosts

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

The Lincoln/Kennedy Connection


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

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. Read More >>


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. Read more >>













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