Bermuda Triangle rogue wave theory

The Bermuda Triangle and the Rogue Wave Theory

Ahh, the Bermuda Triangle. The area of ocean between Bermuda, Florida, and Puerto Rico that supposedly is cursed, and is responsible for the loss of hundreds of aircraft and ships, as well as the lives of those on board. Over the years, a variety of paranormal culprits have been blamed for the weirdness, from sea […]

The Paranormal in History: Ghostly Gunshots

A little something different today, as we continue with our “Paranormal in History” series. This is what happens when paranormal investigators also have accounts with Ancestry.com. This week, the article is from the Chronicle Telegram in Elyria, Ohio, dated March 25th, 1921. Apparently some locals in Marion, Ohio went to do some ghost hunting at […]

The Curse of Bluidy Mackenzie

In Edinburgh, Scotland, something is lurking at the back of Greyfriars Cemetery that isn’t as friendly as Greyfriars’ Bobby, the legendary small dog associated with the graveyard. Ever since the winter of 1998/99, when a homeless man tried to seek shelter in the ornate mausoleum of Lord Advocate, George Mackenzie, an entity called the Mackenzie […]

Movie Review: The Possession

Oy Vey! Last Friday, The Possession, you know, the movie based on a true story, was unleashed onto the supple minds of the movie going masses. Admittedly, I was excited for its release and I did pay full ticket price, but before I tuck into this one, we should all take a moment to recognize […]

Haunted Heirlooms

I was watching an old episode of “A Haunting” the other day, arguably one of the best television series to have ever been canceled, which centered around formulaic, “evil,” long-forgotten possessions in a dusty attic that were predictably infused with the residual energies of a former property owner. Typical. However, the story did have one […]

Bring Out Your Undead!

NERD FIGHT! It all starts with a mass grave of 16th Century plague victims that was discovered recently on the Venetian island of Nuovo Lazzaretto, northeast of Venice, where the body of a woman, let’s call her Carmilla, was exhumed with what appears to be a large brick stuffed into her jaw. While some scientists […]

The Paranormal in History: A Red-Haired, Blue-Eyed Ghost

I’m starting something new here at The Occult Section. I am ob-sessed with history and thought it’d be fun to do a weekly column featuring a paranormal story from the past. So! Without further ado, may I present to you a story from the New York Times, published on March 10th, 1884. Coincidentally, on the […]