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Five Horror Movie Genres That NEED to Make a Comeback!

The horror genre is a cyclical beast with many frightening faces, and when one of those faces stops scaring the crap out of you, one of the others always rises takes its place. Slashers gave way to torture porn, torture porn gave way to found footage, and eventually they all make a comeback in one […]

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Watch This Fearless Girl Play in the Pool with a GIGANTIC Python

You may be shocked to discover that the following story does not actually originate in Australia, but in my home state of California. Specifically, the video you’re about to see was shot in the city of Redding, where in a little girl was frolicking in a backyard kiddie pool with her best pal… a massive […]

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The Horrifying True Story Behind the “Pig-Men Hunts” of Colonial New England

The term “prodigy” once meant a monster — a hideous abnormality, an unnatural being. The kind of prodigies that Colonial New England feared the most came from the suspected sexual liasons of men with female beasts, resulting in creatures of the imagination that we now know to be scientific impossibilities, but in the 1600s were […]

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Living With a Demon Dog? This Japanese Shrine Offers Canine Exorcisms

We’ve all had pets that act like they’re under the influence of diabolical forces; hell, sometimes they even seem like tiny demons themselves. But until now, there wasn’t a whole lot we puny humans could do about it. That all changed recently, when the Japanese pet spa D+ Kirishima added “Dog Exorcism Plans” to their […]

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Another Massive Florida Alligator Spotted… But This One Was Carrying a HUMAN BODY

Florida’s gargantuan reptiles have been making the news a lot lately — seemingly hitting some kind of peak last week, when a video was posted showing an approximately 16-foot-long alligator roaming the Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto. But a chilling story that broke yesterday afternoon might be the scariest gator tale of the year. Authorities […]

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UPDATE: New Video Released of Monster Gator on Florida Golf Course!

Even if you missed our story last week about the humongous alligator photographed stomping across the fairway of a Florida golf course, chances are pretty good you’ve seen the story pop up on at least one of your social media feeds. But as of that writing, no one had yet released anything more than a […]

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Man Live-Tweets His Horrifying Encounter With a “Spider Tornado”

On a business trip to teach disaster-response classes to emergency workers in Fort Myers, Florida, FEMA contractor Chris Tarantino (no relation) picked up a rental car — something he’d done many times before without incident. But this Tuesday, Chris realized his emergency training was totally inadequate to deal with the horrors he was about to […]

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Monster-Sized Alligator Rampages Through Florida Golf Course

Yes, that leading image is actually taken from the 1980 cult classic ALLIGATOR, so there isn’t a body count involved in this story (as far as we know). But it’s still freaky as hell if you have issues with giant prehistoric reptiles busting up your back nine. That pic was just to get your attention; the really freaky […]

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A Swarm of 100,000 Giant Bats is Terrorizing an Australian Town

Oh come on, Australia! We’ve already declared you the most epic place on Earth for playing host to practically every kind of scary, deadly or just plain insane creature that’s ever crawled, flown, swum or slithered. What the hell are you trying to prove? But seriously, when Aussies themselves declare an animal invasion to be […]

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Legions of Horrific Alien Creatures Found Near Undersea Volcanoes

We’re always simultaneously horrified and delighted to learn about the discovery of new monstrous creatures on this planet we share — and more often than not, the scariest of them seem to come from Australia (for example, this giant spider named “Brian”) or from the blackest depths of the world’s oceans (like… whatever the hell […]

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This Bizarre Naked Chimp Brawl Will Give You Instant Nightmares

It’s not every day you get to see (or write) a headline like that, so you might want to pay attention… but you also should consider carefully before watching the video below, especially if the idea of screeching, hulked-out naked apes with large fangs freaks you out. The following footage — shot by a visitor […]

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Florida Couple Shocked to Find a Nine-Foot Alligator in Their Swimming Pool

In the 1980 monster flick ALLIGATOR, one of the scariest and most memorable moments involves a group of kids playing pirates in their backyard, and forcing one of their friends to “walk the plank” on the swimming pool’s diving board… only to discover too late that the title monstrosity is eagerly awaiting the delivery of his next […]

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Car Trouble? Better Check Under the Hood for Giant Snakes!

A farmer in Zimbabwe has been dealing with a rather unusual problem recently: it seems a gigantic African rock python really wants to be his pal… and try as he might, he just can’t seem to get rid of the enormous and clingy reptile. According to CNN, it all started when Ben Mostert and his […]