Whenever rumors spread about an alleged ghost sighting, the event usually garners some publicity, while believers and skeptics launch into heated debate. But once the hype dies down, life generally goes on. However, the reaction to an alleged ghost sighting can sometimes be so strong that it drastically affects people’s lives. The following ghost stories might be eerily believable or nothing more than fabricated hoaxes, but the reactions to them have been very unique.
Forget about the glimmering castles you know from fairy tales and Disney movies. Here, you’ll find shrieking ghosts, immortal blood stains, and the literal gateway to hell. Continue reading
Jason Asselin was taking in the fall foliage with a friend in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. When they stopped at Lake Superior to photograph a gorgeous rainbow, things got spooky.
“We were looking at it [the rainbow] and noticed the object,” said Asselin. “I zoomed in and still couldn’t understand what I was seeing.” And judging by the comments on Asselin’s YouTube video, neither can anyone else. Continue reading
Thanks to fairy tales and legends of the Blair Witch variety, a dense, dark forest can elicit feelings of dread. And while most spooky moments can be chalked up to our campfire imaginations running wild, some places around the world carry legitimately terrifying histories that are much harder to brush off with a nervous laugh. From woods filled with the paranormal to the tragic site of hundreds of deaths, these five forests are certainly not for the faint of heart. Continue reading
According to some paranormal enthusiasts, some of the oldest hotels across the country might have guests that have long overstayed their welcome. We’ve rounded up ten such properties, from a bohemian hot spot in New York to a favorite haunt of Hollywood celebrities (pun intended), that boast incredible histories, lengthy rosters of famous visitors, and, allegedly, some otherworldly residents. To celebrate Halloween this year, why not take a trip to one of these properties for a spectral adventure? Whether you’re looking for a luxury accommodation or a cozy getaway, we’ve found hotels for every type of ghost hunter. Continue reading