One of the most impressive attractions at The University of Chicago is the Oriental Institute.  This museum features a sizeable exhibition on Assyrian and Babylonian art and history.  As I walked through this lovely museum, I was surprised to see the small statue seen in the photo above.  As a fan of the movie The Exorcist, I recognized this...
A ghost-sighting at Massachusetts Market Basket has created a stir as customers keep a lookout for the Victorian-era specter in the frozen food aisle. The grocery store in Wilmington was drawn into the spotlight this month after one of its employees posted about her ghost sighting in a local Facebook group. Christiana Bush, who works in the store’s bakery department, claims...
click to enlarge Ever since Ghostbusters, the go-to tactic for supernatural comedy is to show characters experiencing remarkable, seemingly impossible things and yet reacting with the kind of mild bemusement you get watching someone successfully parallel park. In the world of the Irish farce Extra Ordinary, the existence of spirits and demons and portals into the underworld is accepted...
ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA/CNN) - A Tampa Bay-area restaurant is serving spookiness all year because employees there say it’s haunted. Employees say they caught a ghost on camera at Iberian Rooster in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Source: WFLA, Iberian Rooster via CNN) The restaurant serves colonial Portuguese fusion, but some customers don't appear to be a part of the living world. Jennifer Sagedy,...
Information provided by Wayne Miller The Lowry House is a historic home in Huntsville, Alabama. It was built circa 1850 by John Tate Lowry, a merchant with the firm of Lowry, Hamilton and Company. Elements of an earlier Lowry family log house, built in 1809, that stood on the site were incorporated into the new construction.  The Historic Lowry House,...
Television Spirit medium who found fame in the TV series Most Haunted Derek Acorah preparing for a show at the Brook theatre in Soham, Cambridgeshire, 2011. Photograph: Richard Saker/The Observer As television’s most famous spirit medium and ghost hunter, Derek Acorah, who has died of sepsis aged 69, inevitably attracted controversy. He split opinion among viewers, who either believed in the paranormal and...
SAGINAW COUNTY (WJRT) (2/7/2020) - A Saginaw County native is starring in a new Travel Channel series highlighting unexplained or paranormal experiences around the United States. "Haunting in the Heartland" with Steve Shippy premieres at 10 p.m. Feb. 21. During the series, Shippy visits towns traumatized by fear of the unknown. He uses personal experiences from his childhood in a "creepy...
The boy did as requested, but when he knocked on the door of the Shue house, no one answered. He opened the unlocked door and found Zona sprawled on the floor. She was dead. By the time a local doctor, who was also the coroner, arrived, Trout Shue had moved his wife’s body to their bed and changed her clothes...
A dozen spooky drives From ghostly children and ghoulish soldiers to phantom trains and even werewolves, motoring experts at LeaseCar.uk have revealed some of the most reported supernatural sightings across Britain’s road network. Driving in the dark can be scary enough as it is, but a number of spooky roads haunted by phantom hitchhikers, monks, and soldiers are supposedly peppered throughout...