Author Archives: Gatekeeper

About Gatekeeper

As a teenage, my fascination with the paranormal began a journey to learn everything about the unknown through books, movies and documentaries. Over the years, I attended night classes, gone to seminars, and join up with local ghost hunters in hopes of a career in pursuing the paranormal. In reality, one cannot make a living sneaking around in graveyards and abandon buildings at night to proving the existence of the supernatural. I am now employed in a trade, but still continued my interest in the paranormal by researching the subject over the past decade. The knowledge I gain is now shared on The Abnormal Realm.

What Is That Slime?

Ectoplasm is a term used for a substance or spiritual residue that exudes from the body of a medium during a seance. The word was first coined in 1894 by psychical researcher Charles Richet. During the 19th century spiritualism movement, many said they witnessed this phenomenon, however they were exposed as hoaxes made from cheesecloth, gauze, etc.

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The Miracle of the Sun

On Sunday 13 October 1917, in the town of Fátima, Portugal, thousands of gathered beneath storm clouds in hopes of seeing an apparition of the Blessed Virgin. During that time.many describe to witness an opaque, spinning disk in the sky that blasted a dazzling ray of light down upon the on-lookers. The people that gathered there say they seen Mary with some claiming to been heal of sickness and injuries. This event was viewed by tens of thousands of people and later confirmed as a miracle by the Roman Catholic church. This would be know as the mircale of the Sun.

This ain’t Snakes and Ladders

Colonel Remy Van Lierde was a Belgian fighter pilot and served during WWII. He serving for the Belgian air force in 1959 in the Congo area. While flying back to base he encountered something extraordinary. Lierde spotted on the forest floor below him a giant snake, emerging from a hole in the ground. After several passes the co-piolt took this picture. Lierde estimated the length of the snake to be around 50 feet, judging by the foliage around it. While the photo has not been verified untampered, Lierde insisted the photo was genuine until his death in 1990.

Never Ride A Strange Horse

The Kelpie inhabits near the lakes and rivers of Scotland. It is often referred to as a “water horse” since this create is shaped like a horse, but can assume other forms to fool its victims. The Kelpie will appear as a friendly horse luring humans to ride on its bakck. Once a person mounts this monster they would find themselves glued to the creature sealing their doom. The Kelpie would then jump into the river or lake drowning its victim and consumed later.

Beast Of Bladenboro

Between 1953 and 1954, the town of Bladenboro, North Carolina was terrorized by some unknow creature that killed nine dog and several other household pets. It became known as the Beast Of Bladenboro. Some of the animals were found torn apart while others discovered to had their blood sucked out. The beast was believed to also killed hogs, chickens and cows. Witnesses described the cryptid as a large, catlike creature whose howl sounded like a ghostly baby cry. A hunt was organized to capture the Beast Of Bladenboro, however the event only ended with several bobcats killed. In 2008, similar attacks occurred, yet the identity of this cryptid remains unknown.