Classic paranormal anecdotes often rehash the case of an armed battalion's disappearance in Nanking (Nanjing), China, in late 1939. How could an entire battalion disappear without a trace? Maybe it didn't!
Though history is rife with unexplained curses and misfortune, many, like the Curse of King Tut, are isolated and affect only a handful of people, making coincidence an easy explanation to calm our fears. These five curses are so widespread, so catastrophic, so far-reaching, that it's difficult to just dismiss them as irrational, and they beg you to ask yourself if you can actually believe in curses.
Voodoo dolls have become a Hollywood icon, and they're intrinsically linked to Haitian voodoo in the minds of average people. That's why it surprises a lot of folks to find out that, despite the name, voodoo dolls don't actually have a whole lot to do with voodoo.
We as a society believe many things, some of which there is no evidence for. Here are the top things that have nothing that would say they are real, but that people still believe.
People report seeing UFOs every year, but what is it that they are actually seeing? Read this article to know about UFOs and aliens from an objective point of view.
Montauk, New York is not only part of a popular relaxation spot for the rich and famous but it is also an area that has been involved in many a mystery. This includes the Montauk Project, in which the government was believed to have been tampering with the idea of time travel. The most recent mystery at Montauk is that of the Montauk Monster.
Everyone has heard the stories of hauntings for one movie or another, they are a popular ploy for putting butts in seats for their movies. Most movie hauntings seem to be this sort of advertisement scheme, especially for scary movies. It adds a little bit of a paranormal thrill to our otherwise mundane and ordinary lives. However, there are a few random movies that aren't in the horror movie genre to have ghostly appearances pop in.
Hypnosis is a cooperative interaction in which the participant responds to the suggestions of the hypnotist. This has many implications in development of the personality, competing in sports, performing in exams, achieving goals and even treating patients. This is associated with various myths, making this distant from the public. In this article, we address some common myths held by the society regarding hypnosis as an attempt to warrant the safety of the practice of hypnosis.
The beginnings of the modern Ouija Board can be traced back to the year 1848, the same year that the spiritualist movement began to take form. In 1847, John Fox and his wife Margaret along with their daughters, Kate and Margaret moved into a small house in a little town in upstate New York called Hydesville.
The jumbees of Guyana reflect the ethnic diversity and can be found in much if not all of their folklore. The West Indies and the Caribbean are all known to have jumbees in their folklore, grab a mug of something and take a seat while you navigate the supernatural world of Jumbee.