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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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Infamous Creepypasta Image Makes “Guest” Appearance on THE X-FILES

You may not have seen this face before… but, according to one of the oldest and most enduring internet rumors, reportedly thousands of people have seen this disturbing visage in their dreams. Now it seems “THIS MAN” has crossed over into the 11th season of THE X-FILES, in the form of a bizarre cameo appearance. […]

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The Strangest, Creepiest YouTube Channels of All Time

YouTube is a bottomless well of the collective unconscious: If you dig around, you’ll discover sad things, wonderful things, and deeply strange things. Even when it’s not trying to be, YouTube is often an unnerving place. The following collection of creepy YouTube channels mixes intentionally spooky content with channels that may have some other purpose, but succeed […]

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Five Conspiracy Theories That Are Actually Fun to Think About

Conspiracy theories used to be fun; they use to be this wacked-out “secret” information, circulated by wild-eyed cranks through Xeroxed ‘zines. Now it’s all cynically crafted political disinformation, weaponized on Facebook. Remember these? “The moon landing was fake!” “We’ve been tuning our musical instruments the EVIL way all these years!!” “Paul is dead!” Those are awesome. […]

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Thinking of Exploring the Deep Web? Here’s a Handy Road Map!

We’ve dropped a few hints here and there about the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad things lying in wait for amateurs who dare to dip their toes into the so-called “Deep Web” — things like SAD SATAN, a creepy video game that might download malware into your computer before literally boring you to death. […]

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Spiders, Snakes, Dolls, Trolls and More From Today’s Horrific Headlines

Are you currently buttocks-deep in holiday stress? Yeah, I feel ya there. But relax, we’re here to help… and by “help,” I mean I’m about to show you some incredibly disturbing stuff that’s actually (or allegedly, depending on your level of skepticism) happening in the world around us, to help put our day-to-day problems in […]

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NASA Reveals the Truth Behind Recent Space Station UFO Sighting

A short excerpt of a live video stream from the International Space Station suddenly became the subject of intense media attention among UFO enthusiasts: the footage in question, which was captured earlier this year, apparently reveals an odd, angular object casting an eerie glow near one of the station’s external payload structures. But that’s not […]

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EXCLUSIVE: “The Tension Experience” is Real… But It Goes Deeper Than You Think

A few months ago, we ran a chilling article presenting an insider’s point-of-view on “The Tension Experience” — a fully interactive, real-world narrative that combines elements of Halloween haunts, Artificial Reality Gaming (ARG) and immersive theater. The closest cinematic equivalent would be David Fincher’s film THE GAME, in which Michael Douglas plays an executive who […]

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Lost Children’s Series HAPPY APPY Goes From Bizarre to Horrifying

Unlike some of our previous creepypasta entries involving mysterious “lost episodes” of various TV programs, this week’s subject focuses on an individual blogger whose obsession with a never-aired kids’ series led him on a doomed journey into insanity… and unspeakable horror. The Wikia blog Happy Appy: The True Vision was created in 2011 and maintained by […]

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Did the FBI Try to Shut Down Production on THE X-FILES?

In a tale seemingly torn straight from the script of the series itself, THE X-FILES creator Chris Carter claims that the FBI once attempted to close down production on the legendary FOX show during the its original run. Speaking to The Huffington Post, Carter described being approached in the early days of the series by […]