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Is This UK Town Being Terrorized by the Werewolf-Like “Beast of Yorkshire?”

The town of Hull, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, has recently been rocked by a wave of reports from concerned residents who claim to have seen a half-human, half-wolf creature roaming the nearby woods. According to the International Business Times, some locals have described the beast as being over eight feet tall, and […]

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Mass Epidemic of Terrifying Seizures in Peru Blamed on Ominous “Man in Black”

Remember our report earlier this month on a rash of unexplained possession-like attacks gripping students in Malaysian schools? While the experts are still trying to make sense of those frightening incidents, yet another group of school children — on the opposite side of the planet this time — has fallen victim to an almost identical […]

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Who is Stabbing Omaha’s Trees with Huge Knives Wrapped in Meat?

After writing that headline, I had to go back and verify my sources to make sure I wasn’t hallucinating (no more than usual, anyway). Nope, turns out it’s a legitimate news item, courtesy of KETV News in Omaha, Nebraska. Police are currently investigating the latest in what seems to be a long series of tree […]

Prepare for PERCEPTION: A First-Person Horror Game With a Blind Protagonist

I’m psyched for PERCEPTION. The upcoming first-person horror game from The Deep End Games features a remarkable gameplay twist: the main character is blind. You play as Cassie, a sightless woman who navigates through the haunted estate on Echo Bluff using echolocation — the sonar-like ability to “see” objects through reflected sound. That would be […]

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Sea Monster Finally Discovered in Loch Ness — But It’s Not What You Think

The legend of “Nessie” has kept monster-seeking tourists flocking to Scotland’s Loch Ness since the 1930s… and while dozens of well-equipped exploration teams have used just about every kind of technology available to explore the massive lake over the past several decades, none of them have come up with indisputable proof of a giant monster […]

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Florida Couple Shocked to Find a Nine-Foot Alligator in Their Swimming Pool

In the 1980 monster flick ALLIGATOR, one of the scariest and most memorable moments involves a group of kids playing pirates in their backyard, and forcing one of their friends to “walk the plank” on the swimming pool’s diving board… only to discover too late that the title monstrosity is eagerly awaiting the delivery of his next […]

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The Horrifying, Controversial and Secret History of the Snuff Film

[Warning: graphic images ahead] Hang on, folks — this is gonna to be a rough ride. You see, from a journalistic standpoint, it’s tricky to approach any story about so-called “snuff” films, for a couple of very important reasons. First, it’s never been conclusively proven that these films even exist at all — in the […]

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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 […]

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Reports of Bloody “Vampire Attacks” Sweeping Through New Zealand Town

Just let that headline sink in for a second or two. No, we’re not kidding. Several news outlets have recently reported that the New Zealand town of Napier, a seaside community on the North Island, has been plagued by a series of unexplained attacks on locals by several unknown outsiders. All the incidents have certain […]

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This Airline Treats “Possessed” Dolls Like Living Passengers

Recently, Bangkok-based Thai Smile Airways has initiated a new policy that many people would find unnerving: the owners of Luk Thep, or “god dolls” — lifelike human effigies believed to contain actual children’s souls — are now allowed to purchase separate tickets for them, so they can be given the same treatment as living human […]

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Did the FBI Try to Shut Down Production on THE X-FILES?

In a tale seemingly torn straight from the script of the series itself, THE X-FILES creator Chris Carter claims that the FBI once attempted to close down production on the legendary FOX show during the its original run. Speaking to The Huffington Post, Carter described being approached in the early days of the series by […]

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The Terrifying Mystery of Russia’s “Devil’s Pass” Just Got Scarier

The so-called “Dyatlov Pass Incident” is considered one of the strangest, most controversial unsolved death cases of the past century… and now, after 57 years, a new disturbing epilogue to the story seems to be unfolding. In February of 1959, a group of nine graduate students disappeared while hiking Russia’s Ural Mountains en route to […]

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Kids’ Pool Party Crashed by an Enormous Deadly Spider

A creepy new video shows a group of children reacting in all-out horror when they discover that their afternoon splash in the swimming pool has been interrupted by an unwanted visitor — a gigantic funnel-web spider swimming under the water. It should come as no surprise that this footage comes from Australia, where most of […]

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Remembering The Tall Man: Angus Scrimm (1926-2016)

Though my heart breaks to write these words, I must dutifully pass along the sad news that another of the horror genre’s most respected and beloved legends has left this world. Angus Scrimm, born Lawrence Rory Guy, passed away last night at the age of 89, as reported by longtime friend and collaborator Don Coscarelli […]

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Giant Venomous Spider Sneaks Aboard New Zealand Flight

When an airliner departing from Australia touched down in New Zealand, airport officials in Auckland discovered an unexpected stowaway: a giant huntsman spider, one of the largest arachnids in the world. According to a report in Stuff New Zealand, security staffers at Auckland Airport found the huge creature hiding out inside a passenger’s bundled tent, […]