Category: Research

The Haunting Experiment of Edinburgh Castle

We are drawn to haunted places because they possess something that is extraordinary; ghosts. Most of us are lucky enough to not have to deal with paranormal occurrences on a daily basis. This means that when one does have an encounter with something strange, it’s all the more terrifying, and yet, fascinating. Most of these…


Cats in the Paranormal

Cats are quite popular. In fact, most of the APS Core team are proud crazy cat ladies, present company included. But what is it about our furry feline friends that makes them so irresistible and cute? All they need to do is look at you with their gorgeous big eyes, and you are instantly smitten…


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…


Durham is a Stranger Thing

Let’s Talk about Stranger Things I assure you this article contains no spoilers for season three. I do, however, talk about the connections of the series to the Paranormal, so if you’ve never seen any episodes, you will get a glimpse of what it’s about. However, I don’t think I’m ruining any of the plot…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Aliens: It’s Not That Simple

I was putting my kids to bed tonight and my son asked me, “Mom, what scares you?” I hesitated. I am an avid fan of anything and everything scary and spooky. I have an affinity for serial killers and slasher flics. I’m a paranormal investigator, and I’ve been in a few of the most haunted…