Midnight In The Desert — spirits

Shoes hidden in home walls to ward off evil spirits

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Shoes hidden in home walls to ward off evil spirits

A growing number of old shoes have been discovered concealed inside the walls of British homes. The peculiar practice, which was thought to have been carried out by superstitious builders and homeowners, was intended to help protect the buildings from evil spirits. One such example was discovered by Laura Potts - a homeowner who was undertaking renovation work at her Georgian home near Norwich when she came across a woman's shoe in the wall. According to History professor Malcolm Gaskill, it had probably been left there to deter 'witches'. "In the early modern period, people also believed in demons, ghosts,...

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Paranormal activity at Floyd County Asylum spooks investigators

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Paranormal activity at Floyd County Asylum spooks investigators

NEW ALBANY, In. (WDRB)--Today it's a boarded up, beaten up building in the middle of New Albany's Grant Line Road. Before, at different points in history, the Floyd County Asylum was a jail, juvenile detention center, infirmary and refuge. "It was the county Poor Farm for a long time as well," said Matthew Jackson, an investigator with paraholics.com What happened in between the walls of the asylum apparently got ugly. "Quite a few people passed here," investigator, Mike Culwell added. Stories were left untold. "Whatever was here seemed to be starving for attention," Jackson said. Culwell and Jackson have been...

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Open Lines Caller Describes His Encounter With a Spirit

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Open Lines Caller Describes His Encounter With a Spirit

Art Bell takes a call from a man who had an experience where a spirit walked right through him on Midnight In The Desert (Open Lines 10-09-2015)

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