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Spring-Heeled Jack: The Weirdest Urban Monster In History!

From the Loch Ness Monster to Bigfoot to The Jersey Devil, hundreds of people have reported seeing mysterious, impossible monsters, but the strangest of all these creatures is Britain’s Spring-Heeled Jack. Described as a tall, thin man with a devil’s face and claws for hands, Jack could breathe fire and leap over 10 feet. For […]

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The Bizarre Haunted History of Taiwan’s Abandoned “UFO Pod City”

In 1978, developers in Taiwan started building what became known as the “Sanzhi UFO Pod City.” The “pods” were intended as a vacation resort property, and plans were made to market them to American military officers coming off East Asian postings. The project was inspired by Matti Suuronen’s “Futuro” housing — prefabricated houses that looked like […]

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She Bathed in Blood and Killed Over 600 Victims: The Real Story of Countess Elizabeth Bathory

On December 26, 1610 Count Gyorgy Thurzo paid a visit to Csejthe Castle in Hungary. On orders of King Matthias, he was instructed to investigate a number or rumors regarding the castle’s countess. Nothing could have prepared him for what he saw that day. A young girl was lying dead on the ground, another girl […]

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One of the Strangest Unexplained Mysteries Ever: What Happened to the Mary Celeste?

The Mary Celeste’s Background On November 5, 1872, a ship called The Mary Celeste set sail from New York City bound for Genoa hauling about 1700 barrels of denatured alcohol (a poisonous alcohol mostly used as fuel). The captain, Benjamin Spooner Briggs, was a highly moral and religious man who selected his crew based upon […]

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REAL Corpse Found in California Funhouse: The Bizarre Life & Death of Elmer McCurdy

From 1902 to 1979, “The Pike” in Long Beach, California was a premiere location for family fun and excitement. Packed with rides and amusements, it entertained generations of Californians and tourists. One of the rides, a funhouse, featured skeletons, monsters and a gallows with one extremely realistic victim hanging from it. In life that corpse […]