It’s Halloween, time for all things scary and spooky. There are vampires and werewolves and witches, but perhaps the scariest of all are ghosts. After all, you never can tell when they’re right in the room beside you. This week, we take a look at some haunted happenings.
This top-10 list includes human ghosts like the Vanishing Hitchhiker (that ever-popular campfire story) and Casper, and even such modern incarnations as Slimer from Ghostbusters. Not all ghosts are human though; there’s also the Flying Dutchman, the ?seventeenth-century merchant ship said to haunt the high seas.?
There are plenty of humorous ?ghosts on film? clips on YouTube. But the people in this program (including professional videographers) are convinced that the events caught on film are the real thing. Good Halloween viewing, whether you believe in spooky happenings or not.
With its long, rich, and often bloody history, It’s no surprise that Britain has its share of haunted castles. This site offers brief histories on 10 of the best known ones, including the spooky visitors that are said to roam Windsor Castle?like Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.
If You’re in the mood for a little ghost hunting of your own, there’s no shortage of supposedly haunted places. Along with a list of ghostly locations, you can also pick up tips on successful ghost hunting, including basic tools and cemetery etiquette.
Ghost stories, ghost photos, urban legends: all these and more are waiting inside the Castle of Spirits. For the earthly minded, there’s a primer on the history of Halloween as well as a very interesting story of the jack-o?-lantern’s beginnings.