08/30/15

Full-Spectrum Cameras and Ghost Hunting

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Can full-spectrum cameras reveal ghosts not visible to the naked eye? Many paranormal investigators think so and use full-spectrum equipment at all of their investigations. Here’s a brief guide to the full-spectrum ghost theory as well as the cameras and camcorders used to discover invisible spirits.

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04/15/15

Truth or Legend? Wronged Wife, Slave Haunt Savannah’s Sorrel-Weed House

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Built in 1840, the Sorrel-Weed House in Savannah, GA is famous for its history and infamous for its ghosts. But is the legend surrounding the historic home true or is it mere folklore?

The Legend

The Sorrel-Weed House first belonged to wealthy shipping merchant Francis Sorrel. Though Francis was married, legend has it that a beautiful slave named Molly caught his eye. In fact, Sorrel was so enamored by the slave that he arranged for her to live in private quarters above the carriage house. There, the two romped until Sorrel’s wife Matilda discovered the sordid affair. Devastated by her husband’s betrayal, Matilda leaped from a second story balcony and died in the courtyard below. A few days after Matilda’s death, servants discovered Molly hanging from a noose in the carriage house. Now, the tragic women reportedly haunt the Sorrel-Weed mansion.

In 2005, the Ghost Hunters crew recorded this EVP which some believe is Sorrel’s slave screaming in pain (or pleasure).

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12/28/14

A Beginner’s Guide to Ghost Hunting Equipment

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Paranormal investigators use a variety of equipment to hunt ghosts. From basic cameras and recorders to ghost boxes and laser grids, there’s certainly no shortage of gear. Not sure what equipment investigators truly use and why? Here’s a beginner’s guide to ghost-hunting equipment.

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05/22/13

5 Haunted Zoos in the United States

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Most people head to the zoo to check out the exotic wildlife, but some zoos offer the rarest creatures of all: ghosts! Here are five reportedly haunted zoos in the United States.

A Ghostly Lioness Continues to Stalk Her Prey – Cincinnati Zoo
Legend has it that visitors who stroll alone in isolated areas of the Cincinnati Zoo may find themselves stalked by a ghostly lioness. Guests hear the sound of heavy footsteps and low growls, but turn around to find nothing behind them. Glowing, green eyes also shine from wooded sections of the zoo.

Bumps and Boos – Philadelphia Zoo
Legend has it the Philadelphia Zoo is home to a number ghosts which make their presence known through flickering lights and full-bodied apparitions. Syfy’s Ghost Hunters investigated the zoo in 2010 and encountered strange thumps, bumps, and old-timey music.

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