Paranormal

ALIENS

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.
Paul Douard
12.4.18
Paranormal

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.
Cole Nowicki
9.27.18
Ghosts

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
8.5.18
Ghosts

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.
Jesse Donaldson
10.18.17
Ghosts

Andrew W.K. on Believing in the Paranormal

The only thing to fear is how little we actually know.
Andrew W.K.
2.8.17
Travel

When a Prison Becomes a Haunted House

Some former prisons now cater to haunted-house enthusiasts and people who believe in the paranormal.
Deonna Anderson
7.5.16
Stuff

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.
Michael Cuby
11.2.15
Stuff

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."
Jules Suzdaltsev
3.3.15
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.
Zach Sokol
2.3.15
News

​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
11.18.14
Food

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Seattle has a lonely, outdated soda machine that has been spitting out canned beverages for upwards of 15 years—but no one seems to know who restocks, maintains, or collects money from the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...
Hilary Pollack
3.25.14