Unresolved: Karin Catherine Waldegrave’s Perplexing Facebook Presence

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Previously: Who Killed Sister Cathy?

In April of 2010, a woman named Karin Catherine Waldegrave joined Facebook. This in and of itself is obviously not unusual; people join Facebook all the time. What sets Karin apart was the sheer absurdity of her posts — posts which still defy explanation to this very day. In fact, many are still wondering whether Karin’s page was written by a real person.

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The Ghost In My Machine Is On Patreon! Here’s How To Help Support The Site

Big site expansion news: The Ghost In My Machine is now on Patreon!

Since January of 2014, I’ve been running The Ghost In My Machine solely through whatever free resources I’ve had access to — a free WordPress domain and site template, whatever information I can dig up with a basic internet connection or a library card, any spare time I have left after working a full week at my day job — and as a result, I’ve finally reached the limit of what I can do with the site without putting more into it.

But reaching this particular limit doesn’t mean I’m giving up; au contraire: I want to expand (hence the Reader Survey I posted back in May), so I can bring you, Gentle Readers, more of the spooky goodness you love — and that I love sharing with you. That’s where Patreon comes in: An expansion of TGIMM requires both time and money, so reader support through Patreon will enable me to create more and better content without having to rely on ads to keep the proverbial lights on.

Patreon support will aid in the following:

For Sale: Johnsonville, The Connecticut Ghost Town That Just Can’t Seem To Find A Buyer

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Previously: Poveglia.

Got a couple million bucks burning a hole in your pocket? If you do (you lucky person, you), and you’ve always wanted to own an entire spooky town, good news: The Connecticut ghost town of Johnsonville is for sale — again. This is far from the first time it’s been available for purchase in recent years, and honestly, I’m not convinced it’ll be the last; either way, though, it will never cease to amuse me that if you’ve got enough money, you can actually buy your very own ghost town.

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Encyclopaedia of the Impossible: The Burpham Ghost Crash

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Previously: The Black-Eyed Children.

Type: IM (Imprinted Memory).

Period/location of origin: Period is debatable. Subject’s first appearance in current form dates to Dec. 11, 2002; however, the inciting incident leading to this form of subject appears to have occurred some five months prior in July of 2002. Location is substantially easier to pin down: Subject has only ever been observed on the A3 in Burpham, Surrey, the United Kingdom.

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The Wow! Signal May Have Finally Been Solved, And It’s Probably Not Aliens

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It’s been one of the great unexplained space mysteries for decades: A sequence of six numbers and letters which, when taken together, represent a radio signal so astonishing that the first word that came to mind to the astronomer who discovered it was simply, “Wow!” That’s what Jerry Ehman wrote in the margin of the data sheet on which the sequence had been recorded — and now, it seems the Wow! signal may have finally been solved.

Alas, though, if this new explanation is correct… well, you might want to brace yourself for some disappointment.

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