You donโ€™t know me.ย  Chances are, the people Iโ€™m going to be talking about barely remember me, either.ย  In fact, if you asked the people who were there, theyโ€™d probably even deny I was there in the first place, say all Iโ€™m doing is trying...

The Mandela Effect. That phrase never meant anything to me. Spooky, I guess, but it wasnโ€™t something I thought about for more than five minutes. I mean, honestly, until college, I didnโ€™t even know what it was. Iโ€™m not one for conspiracy theories or ghost...

In our town, you prayed for a boy when you first felt that kick in your belly. Mama said she cried the day I came out of her, she was so happy Iโ€™d been blessed as a son. Every birthday was a celebration for us,...

Moving day. A chance to start fresh in a new place. New opportunities, new community, new home. Home. Not just a house. To Eric Sherman, this was a place he could finally call home. No ex-wives to hound him for alimony. No disapproving parents to...

I have worked as a paranormal investigator for close to thirty years. I always had believed there was more to our world than what most think. Like the submerged section of an iceberg, there is something under our choppy waters of regular existence. I suppose there...

I smelled the coal smoke before I opened my eyes. For a moment, I was eight again, in the shop where my grandfather repaired motors. ย I used to sit by his old stove and watch him work. โ€œHannah, whatโ€™s the piston firing order of a small...

I moved to London from India immediately after my wedding with Karan. My husband was living in London for 6 years and his then accommodation was a shady studio apartment, which to me was simply uninhabitable. After a lot of coaxing, he finally agreed to...

I never liked going to my aunt Paolaโ€™s house. Honestly, I never liked her either. Sheโ€™s a creepy bible-thumping Jesus fanatic and sheโ€™d always circle over me like a vulture. But none of that creeped me out like her house did. It was old, run-down...

[Recording begins] "The date is November 1st, 2018. This isโ€“" [coughs] "This is Detective Ray Sherman, excuse me. Badge number 13557, of the Internal Affairs Investigation Unit, number 334. We are investigating the night of October 31st, 2018, Case AF6H765, where Officer Pete Mendoza was...

The tents appeared in the middle of the night, without preamble. There was some heated discussion at city hall, because not even the mayor knew they were coming. They mustโ€™ve worked out something, though, because the gypsy circus stayed. Our town wasnโ€™t big enough to...