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This Bear Feared Nothing… Until it Met the Devil Clown

Last week’s viral video showing a giant bear chasing a cyclist on a mountain path [check out the story here if you missed it] is one of several unsettling news items suggesting the massive forest-dwelling beasts haven’t been too happy lately with humans encroaching on their turf. Of course, most “human vs. bear” encounters amount […]

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What Dark Mystery Lurks on New York’s Buckout Road?

The County of Westchester, New York is a relatively little known one — despite the fact that some of its towns and cities boast some notable persons. For example, both rapper DMX and notorious serial killer David Berkowitz (a.k.a. “The Son of Sam”) called the city of Yonkers home, and this writer’s hometown of Mamaroneck […]

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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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Rochester, NY Residents Spooked by “Lady in White” in a Storm-Damaged Tree

If you live in the vicinity of Durand-Eastman Park in Rochester, New York, you may have heard eerie tales of a mysterious being known alternately as “The White Lady” or “The Lady of the Lake.” She’s been the subject of numerous sightings throughout the region as far back as the 19th century, and served as the […]

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Unexplained and VERY Creepy Things That Happened Recently

With Halloween just around the corner, just about every news outlet is digging around for stories about ghosts, monsters, occult happenings and unexplained phenomena, in order to feed the content machine with as many attention-grabbing spooky headlines as possible… but here at the Blumhouse offices, those topics are just everyday breakroom conversation, so it’s easy […]

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CREEPYPASTA: The Horror That Happened at “Hanging Man Hill”

The following first-hand account comes from a Reddit user with the handle Indefinite Silence, who first posted these nightmarish recollections in 2014. The story later appeared on the Creepypasta Wiki, and has since become a frequently-shared and talked-about tale among the creepypasta community. Indefinite Silence (we’ll call him I.S.) claims the following incident occurred in […]

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Does This Drone Footage Reveal Bigfoot on the Move in Idaho?

What started out as a dreamlike soar over the fields and treetops of southeast Idaho suddenly took a spooky turn when a nature photographer’s drone-based camera spotted an unidentified creature making a beeline for a dense cluster of forest. Earlier this week, a video surfaced on YouTube showing drone footage shot high above Idaho’s Hawkins […]

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Is This UK Town Being Terrorized by the Werewolf-Like “Beast of Yorkshire?”

The town of Hull, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, has recently been rocked by a wave of reports from concerned residents who claim to have seen a half-human, half-wolf creature roaming the nearby woods. According to the International Business Times, some locals have described the beast as being over eight feet tall, and […]

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CREEPYPASTA: “There Are No Wolves in The Stillwood” — So What Happened to Little David Bradley?

Today’s short, sharp and shocking creepypasta is attributed to someone named “Josef K,” who claims to be a long-time resident of Ichor Falls in Mason County, West Virginia, at the edge of a small but dense forest known to locals as “The Stillwood.” Josef prefaced his tale by citing surveys from the National Forestry Service, which state […]

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When Trees Attack! The 11 Scariest Trees in Fiction

Out from the mossy earth rise enormous immortal behemoths, older than any man, who have seen death and destruction throughout the centuries. Yup! Trees sure are scary if you look at them the right way. Storytellers have been eyeing these fierce fauna for centuries, searching for fearsome new ways to frighten their fans. Just this […]

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CREEPYPASTA: The Bear Man and Other Forest Tales

Gather ‘round, my sleepless ones, and settle in for a fresh nightmare from the weird, wild web: yes, it’s time for another creepypasta, a bone-chilling campfire tale for the modern age. (In case you missed last week’s edition, be sure to check out the chilling phenomenon of the Black Eyed Children.) This one comes from […]