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The QUEEN MARY is Finally Renting Out Its “Most Haunted” Room

The small stateroom has been the subject of countless paranormal investigations — from amateur YouTube ghost-chasers to high-profile TV appearances on shows like Britain’s MOST HAUNTED and SyFy’s GHOST HUNTERS. It’s been cited by TIME Magazine as one of the “Top 10 Most Haunted Places on Earth,” and we ranked it one of the Five […]

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Drunk Tourist Goes Bonkers, Dives Into a Pool of Hungry Crocodiles

Boozed-up barflies making a ruckus don’t usually make headlines… unless the troublemaker in question does something horrifically stupid. That’s what happened last week at the River Brewing Company in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, where 21-year-old Collin Miller thought it would be fun to climb a fenced-off enclosure and dive into a pool — apparently unaware of […]

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VIDEO: Dashcam Records a Ghostly Figure Four Times in One Night

Dash-mounted camera footage from civilian vehicles tends to go viral when it bears witness to a horrific highway accident, or a near-death close call… but there are some equally frightening exceptions [like this one]. The latest dashcam clip to blow up on the web doesn’t involve collisions, fires, tornadoes or other natural occurrences; this one […]

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Police Investigating Wave of “Zombie Raccoon” Incidents in Ohio

You know, it’s getting hard to sort out satire from legit reporting these days… but multiple reliable sources have confirmed this story, no matter how freaky it seems at first glance. According to WKBN-TV, multiple incidents of “zombie-like” raccoon activity have been reported to authorities across northeastern Ohio… including over a dozen calls to police […]

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This Terrifying App Calculates the Impact of a Nuclear Attack on Your City

There’s been lots of creepy saber-rattling lately on the nuclear front, with multiple nations’ leaders comparing the size of their buttons and the potency of their missiles (I think Sigmund Freud would have had a lot to say about that). The most recent event on this doomsday timeline was Russia’s test of their “Satan-2” ICBM, […]

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This Chicken Reportedly Lost Its Head 2 Weeks Ago… and It’s Still Alive

This isn’t the first documened case of this weird and gross phenomenon, but it’s definitely been a while since it made news… and you’re probably grateful for that. But since it’s part of my job to unearth weird and disturbing stuff, I’m gonna drop some icky info you might not have stumbled upon willingly. You’re […]

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Real or Fake, This Snowboarder’s Close Encounter with a Bear is Still Terrifying

When you spend most of your waking hours (plus some less-lucid mental states) scrubbing the upper and lower sides of the web in search of bizarre, creepy, unexplained and often nightmare-inducing material, it’s understandable you have to sift through a lot of hoaxes and misinterpreted footage to get to the rare WTF gems that just […]

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Yes, Robot Spiders Exist Now… Want to See One in Action?

When robotics Professor Ingo Rechenberg observed a strange spider in the Sahara Desert a decade ago, the arachnid’s unusual form of locomotion ended up inspiring the design for his latest robot design, which was recently revealed to the public for this year’s Hannover Messe technology fair in Germany. The “BionicWheelBot” was designed by Rechenberg for […]

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Will Smith Has a Date with Sophia the Robot… and it Doesn’t Go Well [VIDEO]

Will Smith has shared the screen with all manner of robots, aliens, zombies and other beings… and his characters tend to deal with them by shooting them, punching them or blowing them up (usually followed by a clever catchphrase). But Will Smith the actor has never really tried an alternate strategy — like, for example, […]

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Want to Buy One (or More) of These Horrifying Wax Mannequins?

If you’re in the market for a high-end prop for your Halloween haunt — or just want to decorate your home with the most nightmarish conversation piece ever — then Dana DiCicco has a deal for you. Dana’s uncle, former manager of the Amish Farm and House in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, has a storage room filled […]

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Mysterious Vortex-Like Cloud Sighted Over Southwestern US and Mexico

Much like the blood-red funnel spotted over Brazil in August 2017, another creepy sky phenomenon has been reported across multiple states in two countries. The rainbow-colored circular vortex appeared over much of Arizona on Monday, March 26, and has been sighted in the western skies over much of Southern California and nearby parts of Mexico […]

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His Name is Charles the Robot… and He’s Watching You Very Closely

It seems the snarky but stylish “social robot” Sophia [recently spotted rocking a new look] now has some serious competition for a starring role in your next nightmare… or perhaps as Imperious Leader of the robot uprising that will “destroy humans” (Sophia’s own words). His name is Charles, and while he’s not nearly as urbane […]

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This Man Was Gobbled Up by an Escalator… and Survived [VIDEO]

A terrifying incident took place at Ayazaga Metro station in Istanbul, Turkey on February 27, when a faulty escalator packed with commuters collapsed beneath their feet. While the majority of the travelers were simply dumped in a pile at the bottom (unnerved but unhurt), one unfortunate man saw a gaping hole open in the metal […]

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Knife-Wielding Murder Clown Photobombs Couple’s Anniversary

I can never remember what gifts are traditionally given for each year’s anniversary. I know it’s silver for the 25th, gold for the 50th and diamonds for the 75th… but I’m clueless about all the years before and after, and I don’t really feel the need to look it up. My dad was right — […]

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Southern California Cities Under Increasing Attack by “Squirrel Mobs”

Oh sure, you’re laughing now… but these fuzzy-tailed rodents ain’t playing. Experts are calling this bizarre invasion a potential threat to humans and many other species — not to mention the balance of ecosystems in California and other states. It’s also why authorities post all those “DO NOT FEED WILDLIFE” signs in public parks, trails […]