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Local News Claims a “Terrifying Creature” is Killing Dogs in Argentina

One of the strangest viral cryptid images to make the rounds over the past few days has been sparking intense debate over its true origins… but even if it’s a doctored shot (which most of these turn out to be), it’s still seriously creepy to look at. The image was researched by the blog INEXPLICATA […]

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Don’t Answer the Phone: The Twisted History of the “Red Numbers”

Urban legends and viral stories are filled with chilling warnings of “Death Calls,” which are rumored to kill anyone unfortunate enough to answer a telephone call from a specific number. There are countless variations on this theme but one of the earliest and most infamous examples is believed to have emerged on April 13, 2007 […]

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Real or Fake, This Snowboarder’s Close Encounter with a Bear is Still Terrifying

When you spend most of your waking hours (plus some less-lucid mental states) scrubbing the upper and lower sides of the web in search of bizarre, creepy, unexplained and often nightmare-inducing material, it’s understandable you have to sift through a lot of hoaxes and misinterpreted footage to get to the rare WTF gems that just […]

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Experts Identify Bizarre Sea Creature Washed Up on Georgia Beach

Jeff Warren of Waycross, Georgia was returning from a boating trip to Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge when he and his son encountered the beached carcass of what looks a lot like a miniature Loch Ness Monster. Several local news outlets reported that Warren originally thought the decaying corpse — which he estimated to be […]

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This Michigan Forest Footage Seems to Depict a Bigfoot-Like Creature

Submitted to YouTube channel NvTv by an unidentified “viewer” from Michigan, the video presented below comes with very little additional information — as is usually the case in countless Sasquatch sightings. But unlike most of the obvious fakes, there’s something about this footage which has triggered debate among cryptozoologists and various Bigfoot enthusiasts. Personally, it’s just […]

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Viral “Shower Rat” Video Might Not Be as Adorable as it Looks

It’s been viewed over a million times since it was first uploaded, so chances are pretty good you’ve seen it by now (or at least got a glimpse of it in your news feed): a short clip of a rat-like rodent, standing upright while apparently lathering itself up with suds in the shower. Sooo cute, […]

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The Truth Behind “Jetpack Pilot” Sighted Over Mexico? [VIDEO]

The interwebs have been a-buzzin’ over a short video shot in the Mexican state of Baja California — footage which seems to depict a shiny cylindrical object hovering high above the road. The unnamed photographer was reportedly driving through the area when she spotted the vertical shape — which some viewers have described as a […]

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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 25-Year-Old Mystery Behind “Mortuary of the Dead” [NSFW]

The ghastly, nightmarish legends surrounding a notorious (and redundantly-titled) video known as “Mortuary of the Dead” has elevated its seedy legacy from the underground domain of VHS bootlegs and “true gore” sites, and into the realm of internet legends… and that place, as you probably know by now, is where I live and breathe. Still, myths and […]

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In Search of the Lethal Banned Video SATAN’S SPHINX

Some of the most disturbing and mysterious viral tales involve alleged “lost” videos — the contents of which are often claimed to have harmful or even fatal effects on those unfortunate enough to view them. Notable examples include a crude video collage nicknamed “The Grifter,” the origin of which is still the subject of intense […]

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Security Footage Captures a Woman’s Incredibly Creepy Secret Ritual

When this bizarre and unsettling video was uploaded to the Facebook page All Singapore Stuff, the user who posted it claimed the creepy woman shown in the CCTV footage is actually a maid who works for her… and she also believes she’s demonically possessed. Nurul Baker identified the woman in the clip (whose name is not […]

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Donors Wanted! Remembering That Cannibal Restaurant in Germany [NSFW]

Cannibalism is, to make light of it, perhaps the silliest of all taboos. There is something absurd about the thought of eating another person. At one moment, they are an intelligent and well-spoken peer, full of thoughts and emotions, and the next, they are mixed into your morning waffles. Does anyone else giggle at that […]

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This Footage of a Morgue Door Slamming by Itself is the Creepiest Thing You’ll See Today

It’s always been a little unnerving how rapidly a short and simple video clip can freak out hundreds of thousands of people overnight via social media — most likely it’s the unexplained element, that lack of verifiable backstory, combined with a suggestion of the macabre, that can turn a minute or two of blurry footage […]

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Viral Photo Shows a Slenderman-Like Figure Emerging From the Clouds

It’s being described as “a Dementor from the HARRY POTTER movies” or even a god-like being, and of course the resemblance to the infamous Slenderman is unmistakable… but no matter what you want to call it, this image of a horrific airborne shape hovering in the clouds above the Mukuba Mall in Kitwe, Zambia certainly […]

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Five Ghosts and Creepy Anomalies Found in Feature Films and TV Shows

There is a ton of home-shot footage on the Internet that purports to capture ghosts, monsters, or UFOs, but shaky cellphone footage is easily faked, and hoaxers are plentiful. For lasting paranormal gravitas, you have to capture inexplicable phenomena in a feature film or TV show. Since no one wants a spirit to mess up […]