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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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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Gruesome Discovery: Bag of 54 Human Hands Found on Russian Island

Virtually every aspect of this case — even the eventual explanation by investigating officials — is freaky as hell, so it’s no surprise the once-obscure headline achieved viral notoriety over the past week. According to the Siberian Times, the nightmare began when a single severed human hand was discovered on a small island in the […]

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Amazon Echo Users Creeped Out by Alexa’s Unexplained Bursts of Laughter

A.I. tech can be a wonderful thing… until it turns on you. In what seems like the first stage of the robot apocalypse we’ve all been warned about, users of Amazon Echo devices have been freaking out over an apparent glitch that randomly replaces voice-enabled assistant Alexa’s soothing, helpful tones with spontaneous fits of extremely […]

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Swimmers Horrified as “Portal to Hell” Opens in California Lake

When a gigantic whirlpool suddenly opened in California’s Lake Berryessa, many onlookers thought some unseen supernatural force (or a freakish natural force, for that matter) had opened up a gateway to an ominous abyss, threatening to draw nearby swimmers to a horrific death. As it turns out, this bizarre hellmouth is neither a natural nor […]

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Creepy, Ancient “Skeleton Spiral” Discovered Beneath Mexico City

This macabre but fascinating find comes in the wake of another amazingly spooky discovery in Mexico, in which divers mapped out a massive labyrinth of underwater tunnels in the Yucatan Peninsula — a site ancient Mayan priests once used to contact the underworld. The haunting revelation comes from beneath the streets of modern Mexico City, […]

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Watch Nicole Kidman Eat a Four-Course Meal of Bugs [VIDEO]

Yes, we all know some celebrities are a bit eccentric, and sometimes do weird things to themselves (or others), promote crazy products or remedies, or engage in rather odd dietary habits… but excluding those food & travel hosts who willingly eat gross stuff, this may be a first. Following a recent shoot for Vanity Fair, A-lister […]