Only a thin curtain of happenstance separates this world from the realm of ghosts, both helpful and hurtful. At times a rent appears in that curtain, allowing contact between the two worlds. Such interaction is frightening (and sometimes fatal), so tales of such meetings send chills racing down even the most sensible spines.
In an odd way, our belief in ghosts is comforting. Their existence is proof of life continuing after death; to believe in ghosts is to believe in the indomitable human spirit.
Chanting 'Bloody Mary' in front of a mirror summons a vengeful spirit.
Protective ghosts of little children killed at a railway crossing push stalled cars off the tracks.
Teenage girl who spends a night in a cemetery is found dead in the arms of a graveyard statue.
The ghost of a disappointed lover haunts the
The limousine of Archduke Franz Ferdinand has brought a curse upon all who have owned it.
An unusual hitchhiker turns out to be someone who died years earlier.
A cursed mummy sent the Titanic to its watery grave.
A daughter finds that her desperately ill mother has disappeared without a trace from a foreign hotel room.
The Blair Witch Project is based on documentary footage shot by three student filmmakers who mysteriously disappeared.
A vaguely menacing dream keeps a woman from being involved in a fatal crash.
Onlookers notice that the stranger dancing with a local girl has cloven hooves.
Ghost mom returns from the grave to fetch help for her endangered child.
Image shows dead woman who collects the souls of people who don't forward a chain
The Amityville Horror is based on a true story.
Ghosts of two murdered teen girls return to kill and skin parents who failed to tell their subsequent son of the girls' existence.
Ghost of teen who died in a sewer strikes down those who don't repost her story on Facebook.
The spiral stairway at Santa Fe's Loretto Chapel miraculously stands despite having no discernable means of support.
Ghostly figure saves train from traversing washed-out bridge.
Man's cell phone places calls to loved ones after owner's demise.
Hitchhiker utters prophecy about Judgment Day being upon us, then vanishes.
An "expressionless" apparition in a blood-covered gown appeared at Cedars-Sinai hospital in 1972.
Mysterious black-eyed children show up at the homes of unsuspecting residents.
Account describes a "Russian Sleep Experiment" from the late 1940s.
A man began receiving messages from his girlfriend via Facebook more than a year after she died in an accident.
Photograph shows an unnaturally large handprint left on the window of a missing college student's dorm room.
The entire town of Ashley, Kansas disappeared in 1952.