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Spontaneous Human Combustion: The Oddest Way to Die

You’re sitting at home. You’re alone. You’re a lonely older woman who’s been alone most of her life. You’re a little chubby since you got off exercise. Your family doesn’t visit, which may be a good thing, because your tiny trailer wouldn’t fit a guest anyway. Friends don’t visit either, which would only be an […]

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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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This Man Rediscovered His Childhood “Flip Book”… But Something Had Changed

As with so many creepypastas and assorted viral lore, today’s horrific tale originated from an author whose personal information is sketchy at best. The only details we have originate from a user who went by the handle ArmTheAnon, who posted the account in 2010. As of today, that user’s profile has disappeared, and his true […]

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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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Mass Epidemic of Terrifying Seizures in Peru Blamed on Ominous “Man in Black”

Remember our report earlier this month on a rash of unexplained possession-like attacks gripping students in Malaysian schools? While the experts are still trying to make sense of those frightening incidents, yet another group of school children — on the opposite side of the planet this time — has fallen victim to an almost identical […]

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TSA Agents Horrified by Traveling Corpse from TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2

If you’re well-versed on the infamous Sawyer clan from THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE and its abundant cinematic offspring (sequels, prequels, side-quels, remakes, reboots, re-quels, or whatever they’re calling them now), then you know that the Sawyers definitely consider the Lone Star State their home. But the fam does like to travel the country now and […]

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Who is Stabbing Omaha’s Trees with Huge Knives Wrapped in Meat?

After writing that headline, I had to go back and verify my sources to make sure I wasn’t hallucinating (no more than usual, anyway). Nope, turns out it’s a legitimate news item, courtesy of KETV News in Omaha, Nebraska. Police are currently investigating the latest in what seems to be a long series of tree […]

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‘80s Synth Artists Battle a Comet in ADULT SWIM’s Totally Deranged LIVE AT THE NECROPOLIS

There’s probably nothing I can say to make sense of the following clip, other than it’s the latest masterpiece of WTF from the twisted minds behind Adult Swim’s nightmare-inducing “infomercial” content — which has previously included the viral explosions TOO MANY COOKS, UNEDITED FOOTAGE OF A BEAR, and THIS HOUSE HAS PEOPLE IN IT. If […]

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Psycho A Go-Go! The Very Strange Murder of DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN Director Al Adamson

In the annals of true crime, there has never been a more macabre case than the brutal murder of DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN director Al Adamson. Like something out of his own no-budget drive-in blood baths, the director was savagely murdered and his body buried beneath a crumbling ramshackle ranch house in Indio, California. According to […]

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The Shockingly Disturbing Story of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Hidden in the mountains of West Virginia, in the remote city of Weston, is the America’s largest hand-cut stone masonry building. It is the second largest building of its kind in the world, The Kremlin being the first.  But that’s not all that makes this building unique. This is the former home of the Trans-Allegheny […]

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California Couple Viciously Attacked by Killer Squirrel

That might be the goofiest headline you’ll read all week, but for Richard and Norma Williams of Novato, CA, their recent traumatic experience with the “Squirrel From Hell” was certainly no laughing matter. The attack wasn’t an isolated incident, either: it’s just one of eight which took place throughout the couple’s neighborhood since Thanksgiving — including a […]