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VIDEO: Dashcam Records a Ghostly Figure Four Times in One Night

Dash-mounted camera footage from civilian vehicles tends to go viral when it bears witness to a horrific highway accident, or a near-death close call… but there are some equally frightening exceptions [like this one]. The latest dashcam clip to blow up on the web doesn’t involve collisions, fires, tornadoes or other natural occurrences; this one […]

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Police Investigating Wave of “Zombie Raccoon” Incidents in Ohio

You know, it’s getting hard to sort out satire from legit reporting these days… but multiple reliable sources have confirmed this story, no matter how freaky it seems at first glance. According to WKBN-TV, multiple incidents of “zombie-like” raccoon activity have been reported to authorities across northeastern Ohio… including over a dozen calls to police […]

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This Chicken Reportedly Lost Its Head 2 Weeks Ago… and It’s Still Alive

This isn’t the first documened case of this weird and gross phenomenon, but it’s definitely been a while since it made news… and you’re probably grateful for that. But since it’s part of my job to unearth weird and disturbing stuff, I’m gonna drop some icky info you might not have stumbled upon willingly. You’re […]

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Yes, Robot Spiders Exist Now… Want to See One in Action?

When robotics Professor Ingo Rechenberg observed a strange spider in the Sahara Desert a decade ago, the arachnid’s unusual form of locomotion ended up inspiring the design for his latest robot design, which was recently revealed to the public for this year’s Hannover Messe technology fair in Germany. The “BionicWheelBot” was designed by Rechenberg for […]

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Will Smith Has a Date with Sophia the Robot… and it Doesn’t Go Well [VIDEO]

Will Smith has shared the screen with all manner of robots, aliens, zombies and other beings… and his characters tend to deal with them by shooting them, punching them or blowing them up (usually followed by a clever catchphrase). But Will Smith the actor has never really tried an alternate strategy — like, for example, […]

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Want to Buy One (or More) of These Horrifying Wax Mannequins?

If you’re in the market for a high-end prop for your Halloween haunt — or just want to decorate your home with the most nightmarish conversation piece ever — then Dana DiCicco has a deal for you. Dana’s uncle, former manager of the Amish Farm and House in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, has a storage room filled […]

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Mysterious Vortex-Like Cloud Sighted Over Southwestern US and Mexico

Much like the blood-red funnel spotted over Brazil in August 2017, another creepy sky phenomenon has been reported across multiple states in two countries. The rainbow-colored circular vortex appeared over much of Arizona on Monday, March 26, and has been sighted in the western skies over much of Southern California and nearby parts of Mexico […]

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His Name is Charles the Robot… and He’s Watching You Very Closely

It seems the snarky but stylish “social robot” Sophia [recently spotted rocking a new look] now has some serious competition for a starring role in your next nightmare… or perhaps as Imperious Leader of the robot uprising that will “destroy humans” (Sophia’s own words). His name is Charles, and while he’s not nearly as urbane […]

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This Man Was Gobbled Up by an Escalator… and Survived [VIDEO]

A terrifying incident took place at Ayazaga Metro station in Istanbul, Turkey on February 27, when a faulty escalator packed with commuters collapsed beneath their feet. While the majority of the travelers were simply dumped in a pile at the bottom (unnerved but unhurt), one unfortunate man saw a gaping hole open in the metal […]

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Knife-Wielding Murder Clown Photobombs Couple’s Anniversary

I can never remember what gifts are traditionally given for each year’s anniversary. I know it’s silver for the 25th, gold for the 50th and diamonds for the 75th… but I’m clueless about all the years before and after, and I don’t really feel the need to look it up. My dad was right — […]

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Southern California Cities Under Increasing Attack by “Squirrel Mobs”

Oh sure, you’re laughing now… but these fuzzy-tailed rodents ain’t playing. Experts are calling this bizarre invasion a potential threat to humans and many other species — not to mention the balance of ecosystems in California and other states. It’s also why authorities post all those “DO NOT FEED WILDLIFE” signs in public parks, trails […]

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This Towering Animatronic Pennywise Hints at IT’s Final Form

Although the final big-screen incarnation of Pennywise is still under wraps as the second half of Andy Muschietti’s mammoth Stephen King adaptation enters production this year, attendees at the TransWorld Halloween & Attractions Show in St. Louis were both horrified and delighted to see this amazing interpretation of IT’s ultimate evil. Created by Unit 70 Studios, […]

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Has Russia’s Infamous “Devil’s Pass” Claimed a New Victim?

In two previous features, we’ve examined the nightmarish mystery involving the bizarre and unexplained deaths of an entire 1959 hiking expedition to the peak of Otorten Mountain in Russia’s Ural range. All nine members of Sergei Dyatlov’s highly-trained expedition were later found frozen to death — most of them stripped of protective gear, and some […]

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Volunteers Appear to Eat Their Own Flesh in This Shocking FB Live Video

[Warning: Graphic images ahead] On March 6, a Facebook Live feed streamed from a museum in Riga, Latvia sparked outrage and controversy through its depiction of a man and woman seemingly cannibalizing themselves in the name of art. The video documents a real-time exhibition titled Eschatology by Latvian artist Arturs Berzinš (who can be seen […]

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VIDEO: This “Devil Doll” is Giving the Entire World Nightmares

The latest creepy video making social media waves reportedly originated in Brazil, and quickly went viral, even making multiple news headlines in Mexico as it racked up hundreds of thousands of views in less than a week. The footage itself is short and simple, and doesn’t contain any suggestion of paranormal activity or mysterious sightings; […]