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Did Adolf Hitler Really Invent the Sex Doll?

While historians have recorded the battles, atrocities, and ghost blimps of World War II in great detail, Hitler’s secret sex doll program remains shrouded in mystery to this day. The Borghild Project was (supposedly) a super-secret attempt to stop the spread of syphilis by providing Nazi soldiers with inflatable sex dolls. That’s right: Hitler invented […]

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Take a Chilling Subterranean Tour of Spain’s Most Terrifying Museum

From the outside, this ornate palace in the town of Ronda, within the Spanish province of Málaga, looks like a magical fairytale kingdom… but just wait until you get a look inside. The Museo Lara is a private museum boasting one of the most bizarre, fascinating and horrifying collections in the entire world — most of […]

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CREEPYPASTA: Got a Little Rodent Problem? Pray It’s Not THE RAT KING

Today’s creepypasta begins with a horrific historical prologue involving a rare, disturbing and supposedly authentic phenomenon known as a “Rat King” — the antiquated term describing a nest of live rats whose tails become so tightly entangled that they are unable to escape, eventually dying of thirst and starvation, or possibly even devouring each other. An allegedly […]

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Does This Dead Man’s Hand Have Supernatural Powers?

This gruesome artifact was reportedly discovered in the early 20th century, lodged in the wall of an ancient cottage in Castleton, Derbyshire, in the UK: a severed, mummified human hand. Local historian Joseph Ford, who found the horrific object, delivered it to the Whitby Museum in 1935, claiming that the grisly find was a “Hand of Glory” […]

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Chilling Footage Reportedly Captures Paranormal Activity in Missouri Museum

The Clay County Historical Museum in Liberty, Missouri seems like the ideal site to hunt for ghosts and other paranormal phenomena: the landmark building, built in the 1950s, once housed the offices of Dr. William H. Goodson, and it’s likely that many seriously ill people passed through its doors back in the day. Now, according […]

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This “Igor Wanna-Be” Was Caught Selling Stolen Human Brains!

A doltish thief of laboratory brains was nabbed by cops after purloining the pickled cerebrums from a former insane asylum and selling them on eBay. Did he give up Victor Frankenstein to the authorities, or was he merely a wholesaler for the burgeoning zombie black market? In this bizarre crime spree we’ve dubbed “The Case of […]

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THE SHINING Hotel May Soon Become the World’s Largest Horror Museum

The historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, beloved by horror fans as the inspiration for Stephen King’s landmark novel THE SHINING (and recently featured in our list of The World’s Most Haunted Hotels), already attracts legions of King readers and ghost-seeking tourists every year… but if things come together as planned, the century-old landmark […]