I Treat People Who Believe They've Been Abducted By Aliens
Nicholas Dumont is the go-to psychologist for people who are certain they've met aliens.
The Resurgence of Tarot, Astrology, and My Personal Medium, Brian Eno
In times of turmoil, research shows people are more likely to embrace the paranormal.
I (Allegedly) Saw a Ghost in a Haunted Antiques Store
I went to the Haunted Antiques Paranormal Research Center in an attempt to have a paranormal experience, and I did—kind of.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
What It’s Like to Join a Paranormal Investigation When You’re Cynical AF
I went on an all-night ghost hunting mission in the basement of an old morgue and I only laughed once.
Andrew W.K. on Believing in the Paranormal
The only thing to fear is how little we actually know.
When a Prison Becomes a Haunted House
Some former prisons now cater to haunted-house enthusiasts and people who believe in the paranormal.
We Asked An Expert Why People Believe In—and Hunt—Ghosts
Justin McDaniel, one of the founders of the Penn Ghost Project, an interdisciplinary group of academics that explores humanity's relationship with the otherworldly.
Legendary Skeptic James Randi Talks About Magic and Fraud
He says the most paranormal thing he's witnessed is Sophia Loren: "For someone to look that good at that age, that's almost supernatural."
The Off the Deep End Issue
Peter Stichbury Paints Alien Abductees for a Living
When New Zealand artist Peter Stichbury was seven, he thought he saw something shoot across the sky in broad daylight. Forty years later, Stichbury is as enraptured by UFOs as ever and devotes his work to them.
Why Did a Ghost Hunter Stab Himself Inside a Famous Ax-Murder House?
An Iowa tourist attraction got extra weird earlier this month when a recreational paranormal investigation turned unexpectedly—and somewhat mysteriously—violent.
Josiah M. Hesse
Seattle Has a Haunted Soda Machine
Seattle has a lonely, outdated soda machine that has been spitting out canned beverages for upwards of 15 years—but no one seems to know who restocks, maintains, or collects money from the thing. It also births a random selection of sodas from its...