A man tried to kill another man on live TV with his magical powers. After several hours, the magical man suggested he never died because the god he worshiped is protecting him. The man replied and said he was an atheist.
Hangleton Manor, the oldest secular building in Hove, England, has a cursed dovecote reputedly haunted by ghost pigeons.
The modern Ouija Board got its name by asking the board what it should be called.
Supposedly haunted locations share a similar low-frequency sound that can cause fear and panic in humans.
Jake Bird was a truly creepy character — an axe-murderer who may have killed as many as 46 people. But even after he was caught in 1947 and sentenced to death, he’s said to have continued killing people by putting the “Jake Bird hex” on them. Six people associated with the trial were said to have succumbed to his hex.
On Halloween 1992 the UK show ‘Ghostwatch’ purported to show a real haunting which was spreading around the country. Banned for a decade and never re-aired, it was blamed for several traumas, including a suicide.
After a terrible car accident at the age of 17, a teenager woke up in a confused state on the side of the highway after a drunk driver plowed into the back of his friends parked car that had blown a tire. He then proceeded to tell an accurate and precise depiction of the accident that he saw when he was “floating upwards” observing it and awoke from where he saw himself “hovering” over. He was released from intensive care in 5 days after nearly slipping into a coma, 2 brain surgeries, lung problems, and deep cuts all over his body. He managed to make a full and shocking recovery with nothing hampering his current ability.
Winston Churchill, Theodore Roosevelt, and Ronald Reagan’s daughter have all claimed to have seen Abraham Lincoln’s ghost in the White House.
People who believe in the paranormal are more likely to “see” nonexistent things in images.
While in Egypt, Napoleon Bonaparte had a paranormal experience at the King’s Chamber in Giza. He was visibly shaken afterwards and asked that it never be mentioned again.
The last meal is based on a superstition from pre-modern Europe. By accepting the last meal, the condemned was believed to forgive the executioner, the judge, and witness(es). This would prevent the condemned from returning as a ghost to haunt those responsible for their killing.
Mrs Dilys Cant failed repeatedly to back her car into a vacant space in a car park in Durham in 1975. It felt as if she was hitting a kerb, although nothing was visible. Her daughter and two other motorists were also unable to enter the space, which seemed to be protected by “an invisible force field“.