• Does Disney’s ‘Hercules’ Predict the End of the World?

    June 13, 2015
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    Do not adjust your browsers – apparently, there’s a real concern out there that September 2015 will bring with it the end of the world. How? Well, we have a few major things to worry about, if – if – we’re willing to believe what’s out there.

    And believe you me, folks, that’s a big if. I’ll let you decide for yourself, as usual. Let’s just, uh, take this journey one step at a time.

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  • 5 Signs Your Ouija Board Session Has Gone Horribly Wrong

    June 9, 2015
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    There you are, sitting at a table with a group of friends, fingers on the planchette. You’re ready to communicate with the great beyond – but wait! You never know what you’ll find when dealing with the mysterious spirit board.

    You have to be careful, you know. Here are five ominous signs that your Ouija session may be heading in an unfortunate direction…

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  • Bigfoot Screams (Or, Sounds You’d Rather Not Hear in the Woods)

    June 1, 2015
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    In late 2012, reports surfaced of strange noises coming out of the Umatilla Indian Reservation near Pendleton, Oregon. Described as shrill screams and loud roars, the sounds were so terrifying that residents were kept awake at night, and their dogs wouldn’t dare go outside.

    Then there were rumors – were the screams just foxes or coyotes? Some raised the possibility of Native American skinwalkers, shapeshifters who could change their bodies into animals at will. Others believed the sounds were something else – a Bigfoot screaming out into the darkness, perhaps even a young one lost in the woods.

    One woman, Colleen Chance, recorded the screams on her iPhone.

    Residents of the area, described by homeownership counselor Marcus Luke, were “woodsy-type folks,” and as The Oregonian reported at the time, they were familiar with the local forests, their animals, and the sounds they made. But many felt these were different, and so the rumors of Bigfoot began to spread.

    A Famous Bigfoot Shriek

    This wasn’t the first time someone claimed to hear the shrill screams of Bigfoot echoing throughout a forest. Allegedly recorded by campers in Washington in 1971, the above audio is often shared as an example of an actual recording of Bigfoot.

    Unfortunately, this turned out to be a recreation of sounds that a couple from British Columbia had experienced, originally featured in a film titled Bigfoot: Man or Beast.

    And then there’s this…

    Recordings, as I’m sure we all realize by now, prove nothing. What can we make of the Siberia recording — the Well to Hell — for example? Could be anything, if you ask me. But that, folks, doesn’t mean what we see or hear can’t be disturbing on its own.

    Here’s a set of alleged Bigfoot screams recorded on July 8, 2012 in the Sierra Forest near Clipper Mills, California. However, it’s this next recording, taken in the same area on February 3, 2013 that is, personally, not something I’d want to hear while alone in the woods at night.

    Even if they include the sounds of coyotes — perhaps something else has joined them.

    As for those sounds that occurred at the Umatilla Indian Reservation, I’m not certain if we ever discovered their origin. One possible explanation pointed to wolves as the culprits, but I’m not sure that’s a definitive answer, and I’m unaware of any recent followups. If you are, let me know in the comments.

    Have you ever heard anything mysterious in the forest? A shrill scream in the dead of night?

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  • Psi Wheels, Telekinesis, and the Problem with Paranormal Videos

    May 25, 2015
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    Telekinesis, or psychokinesis, is the alleged ability to move, or otherwise affect, objects without physically interacting with them. And while there’s no hard evidence, many people do believe it’s possible.

    One of the ways a person can determine if he or she possesses telekinesis, or so they say, is with a little test involving something called a Psi Wheel.

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  • 4 Strange Cases of Phone Calls from Beyond the Grave

    May 22, 2015
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    The most disturbing call you receive tonight may not, in fact, be that telemarketer asking if you use Windows; it may, instead, be a phone call from beyond the grave.

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  • How Do We Explain Mysterious Spectral Scratches?

    May 6, 2015
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    Picture this scene: a group of ghost hunters are standing quietly in the abandoned cellar of an old haunted mansion. It’s night. One of them is talking to the air, another takes readings with an EMF meter she bought on eBay. Things are getting downright spooky, and everyone is having a good time. Mostly everyone.

    But something happens. One of them feels a pressure against his back, something that burns and seems to push him forward. He cries out, and the startled team gathers to investigate. They lift up his shirt, and what they find shocks them all: three red marks sliding down his back.

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  • Why Are UFOs Hanging Around the International Space Station?

    April 29, 2015
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    If I didn’t know any better, I’d say the International Space Station already has the makings of a popular galactic trade hub. I mean, just about every day someone catches a new unidentified object loitering around the station on its live video stream. My thoughts: maybe they’re just waiting for it to open.

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