Author: <span class="vcard">Alex Matsuo</span>

10 Most Haunted Places in Gettysburg

Gettysburg is not only known for its rich history, but it is also known as one of the most haunted places in the world. When it comes to haunted places, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is a favorite for APS. It seems that you can throw a rock and wherever it lands, there is a haunted legend associated…


Huldufólk: The Hidden People of Iceland

The huldufólk can see you. But you can’t see them! In a survey from 1998, 54.4% of Icelanders believe in the existence of elves. There is a fascination with being invisible. With movies like, “The Invisible Man” and the more modern “Hollow Man”, invisibility has been a topic of interest for over a century. Some…


Famed Paranormal Investigator Lorraine Warren Passes Away at the Age of 92

On April 19, 2019, Tony Spera announced on his Facebook page that Lorraine Warren passed away in her sleep last night. She was 92 years old. Lorraine and her husband Ed were best known for their work in the field of paranormal research. Ed and Lorraine Warren were trailblazers in the field and shared the…


Burned Alive: The Fairy Witch of Ireland

Are you a witch, or are you a fairy? Or are you the wife of Michael Cleary? We all know about the infamous Salem witch trials between 1692 and 1693. Over 200 people were accused and 19 people were found guilty by hanging. Giles Corey was crushed to death. Society learned a hard lesson after…


The Mysterious Case of Raleigh’s Crybaby Lane

Since 2019 started, I wanted to see what was the situation with Crybaby Lane…but a lot has changed since many of the articles on it have been written. I’ll be exploring the history behind this famous NC ghost story and what recently happened to Crybaby Lane. Get ready, because there are lots of photos and articles!…


10 Popular Irish Myths & Legends

Ireland is a country that is rich in culture, history, myths, and legends. Some of our best known myths and legends came from Ireland! You could say that Ireland’s myths and legends have laid the foundation for our society today. The Druids and the Celtics had a strong belief in magic and the power of…


When Ghost Hunting “Haunts” You – Identity in the Paranormal

How much of your identity is revolved around the paranormal? This topic came to me as a surprise. As I was browsing different paranormal-related news stories on the web, I ran into this curious story about John Francis of Juneau, Alaska. Francis is currently in the running to join a compensation board for crime victims…


The World Was Wide Enough: The Multiple Hauntings of Aaron Burr

Is the ghost of Aaron Burr still roaming America? Will his soul ever be at peace?…


The Urban Legend of the Momo Challenge

At first glance, the main image used for the new viral Momo Challenge is nothing short of unsettling. What is even more disturbing is that it is a suicide challenge. Basically, users on WhatsApp and Facebook are challenged to do these small acts that quickly escalate to becoming more deadly and violent. Failure to complete…


People in the Floor: The Forgery of the Bélmez Faces

While I believe this case is debunked, it still gives me the creeps. We’ve come a long way in paranormal education since 1971 when these faces first appeared on a kitchen floor in Bélmez de La Moraleda, a little village in Andalusia, Spain. The Story In August of 1971, a woman named María Gómez Cámara noticed…