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

Why Are There so Many Ghosts from the Civil War?

The Civil War pinned brother against brother, and it tore the United States apart. It all wasn’t for a pointless reason, as we know. But, it doesn’t give our nation an absolution from the 620,000 Americans who lost their lives. They were lost in battle, from illness, and awful circumstances that the Civil War brought….


Haunted Places in North Carolina You Might Not Have Heard Of

North Carolina was established as a royal colony in 1729, and is one of the original Thirteen Colonies. It was the 12th state to ratify the United States Constitution and was the last of the eleven states to secede and join the Confederate states. As you can see, North Carolina is rich in history and…


Rosemary Ellen Guiley Passes Away at the Age of 69

Rosemary Ellen Guiley, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019, just ten days after her 69th birthday. She was a world-renowned researcher & investigator in the paranormal, UFO and metaphysical fields. Her passing was sudden and unexpected, and it came as a shock to the paranormal community. Rosemary was truly prolific in all the work…


Ghost Stories of the Founding Fathers

Another Fourth of July has come and gone. Every year, I can’t help but think of the ghosts of the patriots who still reside with us. While their physical bodies are gone, their spirits live on in this country they created through blood, sweat, and tears. Could it be that these founding fathers are still…


The Weird Similarities Between the Amityville Murders and the Villisca Axe Murders

Murder tends to be a popular topic, especially in contemporary America. We idolize real-life serial killers and fantasize about fictional murderers. The action of taking another person’s life is a two-faced perspective. A lost life cut short is always tragic. On the other hand, how the murder happens fascinates people. Most importantly, we want to…


Where Do Zombies Come From?

Death can be an unsettling topic. While most of us have an idea of what happens to us after we die, we can’t know for sure. It is from this fear, that we have created our own story of the afterlife. It’s scary to think that one we die, we’re gone. But for centuries, mankind…


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…