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5 Japanese Urban Legends that Should Be Made Into Horror Films

Japanese horror films are some of the scariest films ever made. Mostly rooted in legends and ancient tales, they present centuries old tested stories that have scared for generations. Still there are few stories from Japan that could be easily made into some very frightening films. Here are just five Japanese urban legends, both old and […]

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5 Incredibly Strange Urban Legends About Casinos

If you’ve ever been to a casino, you know just how surreal the experience can be. With bright multi-colored lights bursting from every corner and the cacophony of the machines assaulting your ears with a wide array of joyous discord, it’s almost as though the room was designed to not just assault your senses, but […]

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5 Terrifying Japanese Legends that will Give You Nightmares!

I find Japanese folklore and legends to be some of the most fascinating…and frightening. Here are five of the most terrifying Japanese legends. Teke Teke (pictured above) A young school girl on her way home fell on a railroad track. She was cut in half by a train and died. Returning later as a vengeful spirit, […]

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Ten Terrifying Monsters from Native American Folklore [VIDEO]

In nearly all cultures, myths and legends can serve as cautionary tales, keeping one foot in practical reality and the other in the realm of the supernatural… and it’s no surprise that the most effective cautionary tales are also the scariest. The ancient lore of the indigenous peoples of North America are as varied and […]

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Paul Is Dead: Five Infamous Pop Culture Urban Legends

It’s hard to imagine a time when there wasn’t an internet, and yet for the long majority of human history, we couldn’t get yelled at by random kids over Twitter. Crazy. Even crazier is how many weird little stories everyone knew. These stories, from the alligator in the sewers to the escaped killer with a […]

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10 Nightmare-Inducing Legends from Central & South America

As we approach the end of the summer, a few of you may be looking for some last minute travel ideas, perhaps thinking of heading to our South and Central American neighbors. Whether journeying through the beautiful, lush landscapes of the rain forest or catching the last few days of the Rio Olympics, there are a few […]