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2009-09-15 07:31:00

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- An economy that was once shattered by the collapse of one housing market may in fact be resurrected by another - the haunted housing market. According to the Haunted House Association, (www.hauntedhouseassociation.org and/or www.americahaunts.com), a collective of the most successful and renowned haunted houses and attractions in the country, money spent this fall on national Halloween Attractions are expected to pump over $1 billion dollars into...

2009-09-03 04:35:00

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "In the heart of New Orleans' Cities of the Dead, lies The Mortuary...Where if you're not screaming, you're already dead!" The Mortuary Haunted House announces its 2009 Grand Opening on Friday, September 11th! The Haunted Mortuary is an icon of old New Orleans at the very dead end of world famous Canal Street. Less than 3 miles from the enchanting French Quarter, this magnificent mansion was originally built in 1872 and operated for about 80 years as...

2009-03-06 06:00:00

FALL RIVER, Mass., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone thinks they know the whole story about what happened at the Borden Residence on August 4, 1892 located at 92 Second Street in Fall River, MA, when both Andrew Borden and his wife Abby were murdered with an axe. But there is so much more to this story than you could ever imagine possible. The only two people who were home were the maid and the Borden's daughter Lizzie. According to reports from renowned paranormal investigator Christopher...

2009-03-02 16:49:58

Paranormal investigators said they encountered what appeared to be the spirit of a young child at Pennsylvania's Slippery Rock University. John Lewis, owner of Baelfire Paranormal Investigation in Titusville, Pa., said his team of 10 investigators sought evidence of ghostly activity in university buildings using infrared cameras, digital and analog audio recorders, digital and 35-mm still cameras, electromagnetic field meters, computers and other equipment, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review...

2009-01-09 17:58:26

Paranormal investigators are flocking to a Northern Ireland village after locals reported dozens of encounters with a ghost known as the white lady. The apparition has been the subject of dozens of reported sightings during the past six weeks near the ruins of a farmhouse just outside the village of Coalisland, The Daily Mail reported Friday. Villagers described the purported ghost as an old lady with a sad expression, but none have been able to give any details about the woman's face. Locals...

2008-10-04 21:00:11

By MALLIKA MULHERKAR When Mallika Sherawat said she felt the presence of Madhubala's spirit in her van while shooting for Maan Gaye Mughall-E-Azam, everyone laughed it off as yet another move by the Sherawat girl to garner publicity for her film. But, soon Lara Dutta "experienced" a presence in the hotel room of a palace while shooting for a movie. And, the haunting doesn't stop there. Actor Shreyas Talpade, who is presently shooting for a horror flick, talks about his experience with...

2008-07-04 15:00:21

By Scott Tady, Beaver County Times, Pa. Jul. 4--Round Black Ghosts are going to hell. They tell us so on "Going to Hell," the leadoff song that's reprised as a hidden track on the local band's lyrically striking debut CD. But it's not what you think. Round Black Ghosts aren't on AC/DC's highway to hell. They aren't squared off against Satan like Tenacious D, or seeking sympathy for the devil like the Rolling Stones. Nor is their song "Going to Hell" a cautionary tale about fiery...

2008-05-06 00:00:00

WESTON - The SciFi Channel television show "Ghost Hunters" has declared West Virginia's most famous mental hospital haunted. Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson of The Atlantic Paranormal Society visited the Lunatic Asylum West of the Alleghenies in March to try to debunk reports of unusual activity. People had said they'd heard gurneys moving down hallways and screams from inside the former shock therapy room. Using high-tech recording equipment, TAPS recorded what sounded like female laughter...

2006-10-30 09:00:48

By Susan Simpson, The Daily Oklahoman Oct. 30--Glowing portraits, creaky noises, shadowy figures. Signs of ghosts or the overactive imagination of college students? Spooky stories haunt university campuses across Oklahoma, where old buildings, historical lore and generations of impressionable young adults combine to spin tales of otherworldly phenomena. Kate Knight At East Central University in Ada, Kate Knight's portrait -- and some say her ghost -- resides in a dormitory named...


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Manananggal
2014-01-19 12:54:59

The manananggal is a mythical creature in Philippine folklore. It is similar to the western vampire in looks as well as behavior. They are said to dislike garlic and salt, also are said to avoid, light, vinegar, spices, daggers, and the tail of a stingray. The name manananggal derives from the word tanggal which means to separate. Translation for the word manananggal is "one who separates itself." Most of the stories depicting the manananggal come from the province of Capiz and many...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.