Question: Are the Parantiques real? Answer: No. Every Parantique here is all a work of fiction.
Question: What was this wiki inspired by? Answer: The wiki was inspired by SCP Foundation, it is a rather fascinating website so you should go check it out if you haven't. 
Question: What is a Parantique? Answer: A Parantique can be an antique object with some abnormal trait of some kind. It can go from a wooden refrigerator with a post apocalyptic Victorian city somehow contained within it. A mirror able to create a portal leading to a futuristic version of a random city, Ex: Tokyo-Japan, Cairo-Egypt, Miami-Florida, Rome-Italy, Dallas-Texas, Etc. All the way to a rusty statue able to cause anything around it to decay.