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Four Very Scary Things Happening in the Woods RIGHT NOW

When someone utters the words “woods” or “forest,” I’m sure a lot of you feel a slight chill come up your spine, as you imagine all manner of dark and ominous things lurking in the dense thicket, beneath the deepest shadows of old, twisted trees. It’s an ancient fear all humans harbor in the back […]

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VIDEO: Body of Missing Indonesian Man Found Inside a Giant Python [NSFW]

This story is by turns bizarre, horrifying and tragic, and begins after a 26-year-old Indonesian farmer was reported missing by his family when he failed to return home from working on his plantation Sunday night. The next day, residents of Salubiro, a small village on the island of Sulawesi, sighted a giant python — reportedly […]

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GRAVE ROBBING FOR MORONS: Is This Creepy VHS Footage for Real?

“This Video is for Fun.” Thus reads the unofficial cover art for this notorious half-hour video, allegedly sourced from a VHS tape in the late 1980s or early 1990s, then dubbed and re-dubbed for circulation and sale among bootleg collectors, often (literally) under the table at horror conventions and through mail-order tape trading communities. It’s […]

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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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This New iPhone Came Pre-Loaded with the Most Horrifying Selfie EVER

Popular YouTube user Julian Cavalero got the shock of his life when he booted up his brand new iPhone and discovered his camera roll wasn’t empty, but contained a single shiver-inducing image: The photo shown here — the origin of which has yet to be determined — depicts a young woman with pale, grayish skin […]

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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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The Macabre True Story of Carl Tanzler and His Corpse Bride

To German immigrant Carl Tanzler, the ideal woman was literally heaven-sent: he claimed that when he was a child, his late ancestor Countess Anna Constantia von Cosel appeared to him in a vision, revealing to him the face of his one true love. Tanzler (also known as Carl von Cosel) carried the memory of that lovely woman into […]

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People Are Robbing Graves in China in Search of “Corpse Brides”

As bizarre as it sounds, a recent spike in police reports of grave-robbing in the southern region of China’s Shanxi Province is not a new phenomenon… and the motivation behind the crimes is even creepier. According to police reports, dozens of female bodies have been stolen from their graves in the Shanxi county of Hongtong, […]