Midnight In The Desert — paranormal

People Keep Seeing the Mothman in Chicago

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People Keep Seeing the Mothman in Chicago

It was a normal summer night for John Amitrano, working a Friday shift as security for Chicago's popular Logan Square hangout The Owl—but when we went outside, he saw something odd. "I saw a plane flying, but also something moving really awkwardly under it," he told VICE. "It didn't look like a bat so much as what illustrations of pterodactyls look like, with the slenderness of its head and its wing shape. I know what birds and what bats look like. This thing didn't have any feathers or fur, and it didn't fly like anything I've ever seen.” Amitrano added...

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Nearly three-fourths of Americans hold paranormal beliefs

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Nearly three-fourths of Americans hold paranormal beliefs

As Halloween quickly approaches, a new survey released this October found nearly three-fourths of Americans believe in something paranormal. According from Chapman University's Survey of American Fears 2017, about 74.6 percent of people in the United States hold a paranormal belief, with the highest percentage believing that ancient, advanced civilizations, such as Atlantis, once existed at 55 percent. 55 percent believe places can be haunted by spirits 52.3 percent believe places can be haunted by spirits 35 percent believe aliens have visited Earth in our ancient past 26.2 percent believe aliens have come to Earth in modern times 25 percent...

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How Paranormal Reality Entertainment Is Changing Culture and Beliefs

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How Paranormal Reality Entertainment Is Changing Culture and Beliefs

No matter where you turn, it seems like reality entertainment based on the paranormal is everywhere. From long-running television shows like SyFy’s Ghost Hunters to Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures andDead Files and YouTube channels run by investigation groups, the options for the paranormal enthusiast are everywhere. And while a segment of the population is strongly skeptical, a Harris Interactive poll indicates that 51% of the public, including 58% of women, and 65% of those aged 25 to 29 but only 27% of those aged 65 and over, believe in ghosts, while a Live Science article from 2011 indicates that 71%...

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Five of the Best Paranormal Podcasts, Web Series, and Vlogs You Should Be Subscribing To

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Five of the Best Paranormal Podcasts, Web Series, and Vlogs You Should Be Subscribing To

Ever since the advent of the internet, the paranormal community has been very busy creating an abundance of podcasts, web series, online magazines, books, and vlogs, and with so many options to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start. We’ve narrowed the list down to five of our favorite indie paranormal projects you should be watching and listening to. Each entry in this list stands out because of a unique concept, incredible attention to detail, and most importantly, high entertainment factor. These are some of the very best paranormal podcasts, web series, and vlogs coming out...

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Pets and the Paranormal

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Pets and the Paranormal

Remember those times? Sweetie the pooch or Studs the cat suddenly turn their attention to a corner of the room, staring intently. Maybe there’s a growl. Possibly the hair stands up on the neck of these devoted human companions. You are oblivious and see nothing, rationalizing it’s some sort of animal thing. It could be…or maybe you have just experienced a paranormal occurrence and didn’t make the connection! Animals have a heightened sense of awareness. They see and hear things that you and I don’t, and never will. I don’t how it works, but apparently it does. Is it a...

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