It quickly became a viral sensation as the world watched a grieving boyfriend pushed to the edge of mental breakdown after being tortured by eerie Facebook messages from his dead girlfriend. Whether a hoax, made-up story, purposeful manipulation, or real spirit unable to find a means to move on – it’s so creepy, you’ll probably lose sleep over it.
Many do not know is that The Philip Experiment, the basis for the move The Quiet Ones, was an actual historic research project conducted by a Toronto organization in 1972 in an effort to prove that paranormal entities such as demons, spirits, ghost, and poltergeists were manifestations produced by human will. A prominent group of citizens participated in the study, the results of which not only shocked the group but stunned the world. The how and why of The Philip Experiment has never been answered and left many wondering – did the group accidentally summon a demonic or spiritual entity or did they actually create a ghost?
Reports of ghostly apparitions at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue are nothing new. The White house maintains a haunted legacy that dates back well over 200 years. At least a half a dozen presidents, at least as many first ladies, and dozens of notable dignitaries have reported ghostly happenings at the White House.
Not much is known about this new, hotly-debated picture that surfaced yesterday other than it was shot in an abandoned elementary school in a rural, mountainous area of the United States and it shows no signs of trickery. The picture was shot with his cell phone and the photographer claims he did not notice the small child until after he downloaded the photos from his phone.
Are children more psychic than adults? From the mouths of babes – true stories that will scare you speechless
It is often said that children have a sixth sense that is particularly attuned to spirits of those who have passed away. The predominant cause cited is because their conscious minds, controlled primarily by the left brain, are not as developed as adults. Others feel their laser-sharp psychic ability is simply because they are more open to possibilities than “trained” adults who over time, program children to tune out and dismiss anything they see and hear that doesn’t fit into the physical world.
Guildford, located in the United Kingdom, is considered to be one of the most haunted places on earth. Visit the town center any night of the week and you’ll find several “ghost tours” where locals will take you on a walk about the city while pointing out the many haunted locations scattered throughout the town. In fact, there is evidence that bolsters their claims. Guildford has produced one of the most convincing pieces of ghostly evidence, a picture that has confounded the experts. The general consensus is that the picture is real and untouched. Amateur photographer, Mark Baker, 37, who took the picture, has no idea what the figure is and insists that the picture has not been altered in any way.
Dan Clifford was reviewing the security footage taken from the CCTVs in his local café when he noticed a ghostly female figure hovering over one of the tables before vanishing into thin air. The security cameras are set to turn on automatically when motion triggers them. The film segment in question was taken during the middle of the night, at which time the business was closed and the doors locked tight. Dan explained that his café, the Curiositeaz Vintage Tea Room in Perth, Scotland, has produce other unexplained phenomena. Workers complain of hearing ghostly voices while others have witnessed chairs being pushed across the room. Some employees have reported being physically shoved in the back by an invisible entity. Clifford noted that he has even had mediums stop in the café because they felt something strange when they passed by his business.
Wem Town Hall, a building in the market-town of Wem in Shropshire, England, was destroyed by fire on November 19, 1995. During the fire, Tony O’Rahilly, a amateur photographer, took pictures of the burning building from across the road (police had stopped him and would not allow him to get any closer). To his surprise, after the photo had been developed, in the doorway of an upper floor, appeared a young girl standing calmly, staring directly at the camera, seemingly unaffected by the flames burning all around her.
Séances, Mediums, Ouija boards – is it possible to talk to the dead? Can the dead communicate with us? Many paranormal researchers believe it is possible using a method known as EVP or Electronic Voice Phenomena.