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Spooky Guide to the Types of Ghosts

Ghost in archway

When it comes to the types of ghosts we believe in, the general public has a perception primarily based on what we’ve learned from books and movies, rather than research. Most people fall somewhere between disbelief or a comical perspective like you might expect to find in the 1984 film “Ghostbusters.” Others are drawn to the more romantic aspects of ghosts as depicted in 1947’s “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir” or 1990’s sensational hit “Ghost.” Still others find them terrifying like those who haunted a family in the 1982 classic, “Poltergeist.” The truth of the matter crosses all these boundaries and a few others which we will explore more deeply here….

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Cryptozoology Creatures: Animals of Legend

Under the sea monster

The word “cryptozoology” brings to mind crazy television shows with re-enactments of creatures of legend coming to life on the screen and generally being described by somewhat less than credible eyewitnesses. However, whether or not there is any truth to the stories and eyewitness encounters with these creatures the bottom line is that these legends exist and must have come from somewhere. So whether you are a believer in these creatures of lore, or not, chances are that you found your way here looking for a little more information about these cryptozoological creatures. Cryptozoological creatures have been a source of contention between believers and nonbelievers for years in a struggle of each party attempting to prove the other wrong and while believers generally have a difficult time providing proof, nonbelievers often have a difficult time disproving these mythological creatures…

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Top 10 Most Haunted Places in America

Haunted house

Dotted throughout the United States are numerous locations that have become particularly famous in certain circles and for others these locations may hold no special significance at all…that is until they learn the stories behind them. Despite the fact that many people who visit some of these locations with the mind of a skeptic it doesn’t take long for many of them to have ghostly encounters of their own and walk away with a whole new view on the afterlife. Whether or not you believe in the afterlife or the existence of the paranormal isn’t so much of a question when visiting the United States most haunted places, what is more appropriate to ask is whether you think you will make it home in one piece! While there are certainly hundreds of well known spirit infested locations around the United States that have made it in to the books of ghost hunters worldwide the ten that follow are undoubtedly some of the most spiritually active spots according to believers…

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20 World Predictions For 2112

Nanorobots

Each and every new year we encourage each other to look ahead to years to come and predict what they will bring. In this article we will speculate on twenty common predictions for the year 2112 including: the increased use of nanorobots, an increased acceptance of gay marriage, the end of the world and an advance of solar technology…

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Skepticism Surrounds Ica Stones

Ica stone

Ica stones may have given scientists something new to ponder as they search remnants of the past in an effort to make sense of the evolution of our planet. Though there is some skepticism concerning the validity of Ica stones, their very existence leaves us something to ponder…

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Area 51 Facts and Conspiracy Theories

Area 51 sign

When it comes to mysterious locations around the world, there is one location that draws quite a lot of attention, particularly by those who believe in extraterrestrial life forms. Area 51 is located 83 miles north-northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada and each year crowds of people flock to the area to see what they can see in the sparse Nevada desert. While the actual area of Area 51 lies in a restricted location, visitors to the area often find themselves dropping in to the local diner and gathering spot for lovers of all things extraterrestrial – the Little A’Le’Inn. Inside the Inn alien lovers gather to share their encounters of a close kind and tell of just how close they got to Area 51 before they were caught by the patrolling security guards that monitor the perimeter to ensure that there is no breach of security. Why is security such a big deal in Area 51? The answer to that depends upon who you ask…

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Are There More People Dead or Alive?

Group of diverse people

The sheer number of people living on the planet is a number so large that it is unimaginable for most of us. Few people realize however, that those who came before us numbered many more. We will take a look at just how the number of dead is calculated and what this calculation means for us…

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Alien Hunters: Searching for Extraterrestrial Life

Alien

For hundreds of years as a race we humans have focused on the search for life on other planets. In more recent times however, the money needed to fund these research projects has begun to run dry but there is hope for the future of alien hunting. Professional hunters of artificial intelligence are facing many struggles in this day and age…

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A Complete Guide to the Hogzilla

Hogzilla in snow

As if wild boars aren’t scary enough, the legend of Hogzilla is enough to have you looking at your bacon in fear. Legends of wild boars grown to enormous proportions have circulated throughout the U.S. for years, with very little proof that such a beast exists. As with any legend, the proportion of the legend and the beast itself seems to be expanded upon daily…

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Famous People with Disabilities

Wheelchair closeup

The term disability can be used to apply to any number of physical or mental conditions that set us apart from each other. While many of us like to see famous people as being some type of superhuman race, the truth is that disabilities can affect them too. In this article we will discuss some of the disabilities that affect current celebrities of the past and present including: mood disorders, Tourette’s, speech differences, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and schizophrenia…

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