The 13th Floor


Has Russia’s Infamous “Devil’s Pass” Claimed a New Victim?

In two previous features, we’ve examined the nightmarish mystery involving the bizarre and unexplained deaths of an entire 1959 hiking expedition to the peak of Otorten Mountain in Russia’s Ural range. All nine members of Sergei Dyatlov’s highly-trained expedition were later found frozen to death — most of them stripped of protective gear, and some […]


Volunteers Appear to Eat Their Own Flesh in This Shocking FB Live Video

[Warning: Graphic images ahead] On March 6, a Facebook Live feed streamed from a museum in Riga, Latvia sparked outrage and controversy through its depiction of a man and woman seemingly cannibalizing themselves in the name of art. The video documents a real-time exhibition titled Eschatology by Latvian artist Arturs Berzinš (who can be seen […]


Watch the Bizarre, Disturbing Short Film “I Am Your Grandma”

Miami-based multimedia artist Jillian Mayer has unveiled many intriguing and provocative pieces over the past decade, and her visual works have screened at Sundance, SXSW and the New York Film Festival… but arguably none of them has made a stronger impression on worldwide viewers than her surreal one-minute short “I Am Your Grandma.” Presented like […]


VIDEO: This “Devil Doll” is Giving the Entire World Nightmares

The latest creepy video making social media waves reportedly originated in Brazil, and quickly went viral, even making multiple news headlines in Mexico as it racked up hundreds of thousands of views in less than a week. The footage itself is short and simple, and doesn’t contain any suggestion of paranormal activity or mysterious sightings; […]


Experts Identify Bizarre Sea Creature Washed Up on Georgia Beach

Jeff Warren of Waycross, Georgia was returning from a boating trip to Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge when he and his son encountered the beached carcass of what looks a lot like a miniature Loch Ness Monster. Several local news outlets reported that Warren originally thought the decaying corpse — which he estimated to be […]


Twitter Users Decipher a Cryptic Voicemail, Revealing a Terrifying Message

It began on March 13, when a user known only as “Ty” (@strayedaway) began tweeting about a mysterious voicemail message he received recently from an unknown number. Although Ty’s account is no longer online, his tweets were saved and shared by other users, and as a result the voicemail quickly went viral. The original voicemail recording […]


Mystery of Ancient Church’s “ALIEN Gargoyle” Solved… Maybe?

The terrifying beast looming from the ledge of this building is immediately recognizable to horror and sci-fi fans around the world as the xenomorph from the ALIEN franchise, first unleashed in Ridley Scott’s classic 1979 film of the same name. So how did it end up on a Gothic church built in the late 12th […]


Hidden Text in This Ancient Manuscript Can Only Be Read by X-Rays

On the surface it appears to be a religious book written in the 11th century, but researchers have long suspected that writings on a completely different subject are hiding beneath the visible text… and now, thanks to a lengthy and complex scanning procedure, experts finally have proof. Newsweek recently reported on a research project underway […]


VIDEO: Creepy “Ghost Train” Appears in CCTV Footage from China

The clip below allegedly surfaced online a little over a week ago, and is believed to contain security-camera footage from a railway station in the city of Baotou, China — footage which is currently being examined and debated due to its bizarre and still-unexplained images. The viral video was recently uploaded to YouTube by paranormal […]

Media News 

HEREDITARY Viewers at SXSW Wake Up to Scary Dolls at Their Doors

Ever since it first terrified audiences at Sundance, Ari Aster’s feature debut HEREDITARY has been one of the year’s most talked-about horror titles — and many advance viewers claim the movie has haunted their dreams long after the credits rolled. But for a dozen or so people who attended a midnight showing at South by […]

Creepypasta Media 

Tara the Android Lives! Watch the Haunting Short BROADCAST SIGNAL INTRUSION

One of the earliest and most enduring viral mysteries (though it was “solved” many years ago) has ascended to classic status among the creepypasta community: “I Feel Fantastic,” a short video featuring a nightmarish mannequin-like robot known as “Tara the Android,” who is shown singing the surreal, synthesized title tune. [Read the full history of […]


School Kids Terrified by Emergency Alert from “Humoctopus From the Future”

A primary school in Woodland, Washington went under emergency lockdown yesterday after the following bizarre announcement reportedly came over PA loudspeakers throughout the building: This is a Humoctopus. I am speaking to you from the future. Run for your lives, wretched humans! I will smash you all! Ha-ha-ha-ha! Understandably, a large number of very young […]


The Nightmarish History of “Lost” Underground Film WHERE EVIL DWELLS

[WARNING: Disturbing content ahead] In one of our true-crime features, we detailed the gruesome case of teenage murderer Ricky Kasso — a violent sociopathic drug dealer whose brutal, sadistic crime was swept up in the tide of ‘80s “Satanic Panic,” including mostly baseless rumors that Kasso was part of a secret occult society that conducted […]


Tommy Wiseau’s Joker Audition is the Freakiest Thing You’ll See Today [VIDEO]

Even if you’d never heard the name “Tommy Wiseau” before the docudrama THE DISASTER ARTIST made the rounds this awards season, you’re probably at least marginally aware of him now… and wondering what the hell’s the deal with this guy. Actually, I’d wager you not only know Wiseau’s unforgettably wacko real-life persona (he’s still a […]


Chinese Space Station Will Crash to Earth Soon… But Where?

Like its predecessors — including NASA’s Skylab and the former USSR’s Salyut 7 — China’s first successful space station Tiangong-1 is about to plummet from orbit and break apart on re-entry, likely raining space debris onto Earth’s surface. The only question is: exactly when and where will the pieces hit? According to expert sources including […]