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Multiple Sightings of Ghost Wearing Floral Dress in Bretby, England

At least three people have come forward with stories of a black-haired ghost wearing a floral dress in the English village of Bretby, according to the Derby Telegraph. The latest to shine light on this fashionable specter is Matthew Roberts, who recounted a story he’d once heard about a pale, oddly-dressed woman with jet black hair. She …

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Ghost Stories: When Children See Spirits

For the longest time, I’ve heard it said that children and animals are more perceptive to paranormal activity than adults. There are innumerable stories from parents who have witnessed their children playing with “imaginary friends” who seemed remarkably real, or recalling descriptions of deceased family members they’ve never met that were eerily accurate. Perhaps something’s going …

“Victorian Ghost” Photographed Through Window of Wiltshire, England Home

A woman has photographed a strange figure peering out the window of her home in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. According to The Mirror, Michelle Midwinter had been taking pictures of her house when she noticed the ghostly figure staring back at her. She ran inside to see if anyone was there, but found no one — only …

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The Selfie from Beyond the Grave

Full disclosure: I don’t like the word ‘selfie.’ It’s weird, and I don’t understand why we can’t just call it a picture. As Rex W. Huppke of the Chicago Tribune describes them, “Selfies are likely a sign that human civilization has outlived its usefulness and will soon slide back into the ocean and be rightfully …

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“Ghost” Photographed at Haunted Loftus Hall

Last month, a tourist named Thomas Beavis took a photo at Loftus Hall in County Wexford, Ireland. The photo appears to show the translucent phantom of a young girl at the mansion’s entrance. ‘Ghost of little girl’ photographed in notorious haunted mansion Loftus Hall http://t.co/e76dYoF0Sx — Metro (@MetroUK) August 27, 2014 Now, this may not …

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Mary, the Ghost of the Orpheum Theatre

In 1977, a New York company arrived at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, Tennessee to perform Fiddler on the Roof. But after opening night, their superstition regarding the theatre’s resident ghost, Mary, got the better of them. So they decided to do what any self-respecting troupe would do – they requested a séance, which they held …

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Do Ghosts Fade Over Time?

Ghosts are complicated. Like I mentioned in my post about cold spots, in order for ghosts to exist, our fundamental understanding of the universe would have to change. There’s no getting around that. However, there are other problems, and even some apparent contradictions. For example, in How Many People Have Ever Lived and Died, I …