It seems easy to frighten oneself in the dark of night, but it takes a unique locale to stir fear in broad daylight. Despite our evolved sensibilities, humans are still, at our very core, programmed for self-preservation
Personally I progressed from being terrified of the ghosts, to being convinced there is no such thing, to being open to the possibility that ghosts -- the translucent trace of a poor soul unaware of their own departure -- are very real.
Halloween is a great time to visit your local haunted locations. I am sure your neighborhood ghost will appreciate it. In fact, ghosts might moan just to dramatically make it known they are bored, just like your kids do.
Before you read this true story, make sure you're cuddled up with your blankey, a cup of soothing tea and your mommy's number on speed-dial. (Because I grew up in the '80s and think speed-dial is still a Thing.)
It's a good time to remind people what happens when paranormal investigation goes wrong. There's no better demonstration for the dark side of supernatural obsession than what happened with St. John's Anglican Church.
Composer Brian Schober had been vacationing for at least a decade in Ocho Rios, Jamaica when one day he discovered the legendary Rose Hall, a plantation house located outside of Montego Bay. The property turned out to have a fascinating back story dating back hundreds of years.
Here's one way to ensure a bar will be haunted: open it in a former morgue. That's the case with Captain Tony's Saloon in Key West, FL, also a former speakeasy, where you may find yourself sipping gin and tonic next to a grave -- or a ghost.
We've shown you famously haunted historical houses like the Lemp Mansion and the Carnton Plantation. But here are 10 breathtaking historical homes with special Halloween events scheduled for all of you old-house lovers out there.
October is in full swing and Halloween is only a few short weeks away. That can only mean one thing: goblins and ghosts and ghouls have arrived in Illinois -- or at least stories about goblins and ghosts and ghouls.
Count Dracula may stalk the Transylvanian countryside; but his origins are much closer to Bram Stoker's homeland of Ireland. As a frail child, Bram's mother whetted his appetite for the blood thirsty character by fuelling the author's imagination with supernatural tales.