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Terrifying “Mass Possession” Phenomenon Strikes Colombian School [VIDEO]

In an incident eerily similar to the still-unexplained “ghost possession” scare that spread across multiple Malaysian schools in 2016, six schoolchildren in the Colombian town of Palomino, La Guajira were seized by frightening, violent fits that many witnesses are attributing to some form of supernatural influence. The following video is an excerpt from a report […]

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Tub Time Turns Terrifying in the Gruesome Horror Short BATH BOMB!

A glass of wine, mellow music and a steaming, candlelit bath… what could be more relaxing for the mind and body? Just about anything, it turns out — at least for the unnamed protagonist (Sarah Nicklin) of the gory short film BATH BOMB. Fans of all things macabre have been enjoying spooky bath products years […]

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Robot Frightens London Pub Patrons in WESTWORLD Promo Stunt [VIDEO]

It’s starting to seem like the creators of HBO series WESTWORLD might know something we don’t — like when and how robots are going to overthrow humans’ reign on Earth. As if creepy robotic “ambassadors” like Sophia and Charles aren’t nightmarish enough in their lab-controlled settings, it would seem our future A.I. overlords are sending […]

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This Artist’s Humongous Graffiti Spider is Horrifyingly Awesome

Attention arachnophobes: you might want to steer clear of this article (sorry about the lead image, but we have serious reporting to do here). All others: you’re in for some of the coolest, most insanely amazing monster street art you’ve ever seen. Portuguese artist Sergio Odeith has mastered the technique of painting murals that employ […]

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Australian Town Experiences a Surge in Reports of Paranormal Activity

The city of Springfield in Queensland, Australia has undergone some major changes over the years: it was once a farming community, but has since developed into a growing suburb of nearby Ipswich, with more and more families settling there every year as city development projects expand… but it’s not those changes that have some residents […]

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A Poltergeist’s “Game” Takes a Dark Turn in the Sinister Short EMMA

This inventive short-form frightfest from writer-director Mike Castro has an interesting origin story — it began as an entry in a short film competition coinciding with David F. Sandberg’s hit prequel ANNABELLE: CREATION, but production was delayed in its final days, when an illness suddenly befell lead actress Chelsea Camp. Fortunately, Camp recovered, and production […]

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This Ad Agency’s Latest Call for Interns is Creepy as Hell

Advertising agency Mother USA has just launched a freaky new campaign in search of potential interns… and if a summer internship with advertising execs weren’t a horrifying enough prospect, they’ve managed to weed out all but the bravest applicants with their latest approach. Just the URL of the new landing page, ComeToMother.com, is enough cause […]

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A Horrific Urban Legend Comes Calling in the Horror Short INVOKE!

The perfect setup for a creepypasta often involves the appearance of a mysterious file via text or email — one which the story’s protagonist often mistakes for a message or joke from a friend, who then denies sending it. That’s why the 2017 short film INVOKE by writer-director Carlos Omar de León should hit all […]

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Ever Wanted to Try a REAL Tarantula Burger? Now’s Your Chance!

As far as we can tell, this is no joke… it’s just a big, juicy double-decker serving of NOPE. Known for including some seriously unsettling items on their menu (their motto is “We never met a meat we wouldn’t eat”), Bull City Burger & Brewery in Durham, North Carolina still manage to shock the public […]

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Woman Freaks Out as Daughter Talks to “Georgie” Down the Sink Drain

What began as a real-life scene out of Stephen King’s IT turned out to be something entirely different… but for a brief moment, an Ohio woman got a serious case of the creeps after finding her three-year-old daughter having a conversation with someone named “Georgie” in the plumbing below the bathroom sink. We probably don’t […]

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Listen to Unexplained “Apocalyptic” Sounds in the Hawaii Skies

Over the past decade, there have been countless reports of ominous “sky trumpets” or similar unidentified sonic events from sites all around the world… but a recently-recorded chorus of deep, horn-like blasts from the skies over Hawaii’s Pahala Mountains is one of the most pronounced and disturbing examples of this phenomenon. A YouTube video uploaded […]

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LES MINIKEUMS: The Creepiest “Kid-Friendly” Pop Group Ever?

It’s likely only French-speaking audiences remember growing up with the ‘90s TV show LES MINIKEUMS — an extremely popular kid-oriented sketch comedy series about the zany escapades of a teen pop band, who incorporate catchy little tunes into each of their short skits. On paper, the concept sounds like any dozen series on the Disney Channel […]

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Is “NORMAN” the First A.I. Psychopath? His Creators Say So

Researchers at MIT Media Lab sound a little bit scared of their recent creation: a neural network dubbed “Norman” (named after PSYCHO killer Norman Bates), whom they claim is exhibiting thought processes that are closest to “psychopathic” as any A.I. has ever come. Part of Norman’s introduction to the public was staged as an April […]

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VIDEO: Huge Spider Crab Leaves Its Group to Chase a Scuba Diver

Here’s another one for my “thanks for the nightmares, Australia” file… although the emotional reactions to this underwater encounter sort of depend on the eye of the beholder. Expert scuba diver and marine photographer PT Hirschfield was filming a  small army of marching spider crabs in Port Phillip Bay, Australia when one of the eight-legged […]

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The QUEEN MARY is Finally Renting Out Its “Most Haunted” Room

The small stateroom has been the subject of countless paranormal investigations — from amateur YouTube ghost-chasers to high-profile TV appearances on shows like Britain’s MOST HAUNTED and SyFy’s GHOST HUNTERS. It’s been cited by TIME Magazine as one of the “Top 10 Most Haunted Places on Earth,” and we ranked it one of the Five […]