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Newfound Photo May Reveal Origins of the Winchester Mystery House

Long before the release of the film WINCHESTER, we’ve covered the bizarre history and otherworldly legends of San Jose, CA’s infamous “Mystery House” on this site [here’s a detailed look at the mansion, its designer and the house’s ominous legacy]. But a new revelation from the house’s curators could potentially cast a new light on […]

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This Towering Animatronic Pennywise Hints at IT’s Final Form

Although the final big-screen incarnation of Pennywise is still under wraps as the second half of Andy Muschietti’s mammoth Stephen King adaptation enters production this year, attendees at the TransWorld Halloween & Attractions Show in St. Louis were both horrified and delighted to see this amazing interpretation of IT’s ultimate evil. Created by Unit 70 Studios, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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; […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Chilling Tale of “Phantom Hitchhiker” Spreading Through Argentina

The mystery allegedly began on the night of February 26: Pedro Peirone, a businessman from San Jose de la Esquina, Argentina, was driving home when he stopped to offer a ride to a mysterious young hitchhiker. Peirone described the unnamed teen as very shy, but otherwise ordinary-looking, and hitchhiking is a fairly common practice in […]

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Washington Residents Stunned by Unexplained “Sky Explosion” [VIDEO]

Last week, residents of Grays Harbor County, Washington reported an intense flash of light in the night sky, accompanied by a massive boom which actually shook some people’s homes. According to local news, the brilliant flash and a deep rumble were seen, heard and felt across the entire county. “I live in Copalis Beach, and […]