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The Strange Ongoing Saga of “Bat Boy” and the WEEKLY WORLD NEWS

For the lovers of the bizarre and the kooky, one couldn’t do much better than The Weekly World News. For those unfortunate enough not to have heard of it, The Weekly World News was the venerable print institution that reliably graced supermarket tabloid shelves starting in 1979, and which remained in print until 2007. It […]

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The Amityville Hoax vs. The Amityville Reality

THE CONJURING 2 is, as of this writing, still playing in theaters and racking up both box-office success and a fair amount of critical praise. If you haven’t seen it, the film is a fictionalized account of real-life demonologists Ed and  Lorraine Warren, and their famed investigation into the authenticity of the well-documented Enfield haunting. The […]

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Watch This Man Attempt to Create a “Homunculus” From a Chicken Egg and Human Sperm

First of all, I should probably explain what the hell a homunculus is, for those of you who aren’t immersed in occult lore (as we tend to be here at the office): according to the writings of ancient alchemy dating back as early as the 16th century, the homunculus is a living miniature humanoid (the […]

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UPDATE: The Hilarious Truth Behind the “Idaho Bigfoot” Drone Footage!

Well, that didn’t take very long. Late last week we ran a clip showing an alleged bigfoot sighting in rural Idaho, as shot by a drone camera as it swooped over a field, seemingly capturing a brief glimpse of a large, hairy brown humanoid creature dashing toward the protection of the treeline. Here’s that clip […]

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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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Why Did the Ghost Cross the Road?

No, that’s not the setup for a lame joke… I actually want to know. Well, more accurately, I’d like to know what’s really going on in this mysterious clip, shot on one of India’s largest and most-traveled highways — and what has made it a mega-viral mystery. National Highway 10 is the primary route to […]

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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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Meet “Oscar” — The Latest in Blood-Drinking Body Horror Tech!

What you’re looking at in these images — that is, if you can bear to look without squirming a little — is not some kind of bionic bird corpse. Actually, that would be easier to handle than what it’s really supposed to be. His creators named him “Oscar,” and he made his internet debut on […]

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Does This Security Footage Reveal a Mini-Monster on the Move?

A very odd piece of video popped up on YouTube February 17, and since then it’s generated a fair share of online buzz, pulling in nearly 100,000 views as of this writing. The footage, which is purported to be shot directly from a security camera monitor in the city of Diyarbakir, Turkey, seems to depict […]

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This Creepy Tweet from Spain Reveals a Yeti-Like Monster

As wacko as this whole story sounds, it’s definitely struck a chord out there: it all started with a tweet attributed to the Spanish site ForoCoches (a forum devoted to cars, not monsters), which contained a strange photo allegedly taken on the slopes of the Pyrenees: the image seems to depict a gigantic, ape-like creature, covered with snowy-white fur […]

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Did Chicago Police Really Find a “Satanic Dungeon” Beneath Chuck E. Cheese?

It seems the interwebs have suddenly gone apeshit with rumors and theories about this horrifying headline that posted recently: POLICE FIND SATANIC RITUAL DUNGEON IN CHUCK E. CHEESE BASEMENT The story was quickly picked up by TMZ, who reposted it in its entirety — including information about the skeletal remains of four missing teenagers who […]