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Dead Ned: Is A Deceased Alien Buried In Texas?

The truth is out there. Way out there. Like rural-Texas-tumbleweeds out there. To say Aurora, Texas is small is an understatement. The town has a population of about 1,200. It’s the kind of place where everybody knows everybody, and everybody in Aurora knows Ned. Ned is a dead alien, and he became a permanent resident […]

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The Horrifying Tale of Nebraska’s Seven Sisters Road

Back in high school, I was returning from a party in the middle of the night. There had been hot summer thunderstorm earlier in the day, leaving a thick evening fog all over town. My car was your typical piece of shit high school student car with a busted headlight and only an AM/FM radio […]

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The Mysteries Behind Florida’s Coral Castle

There are those manmade structures that defy all meaning and understanding like the Pyramids of Ancient Egypt, England’s Stonehenge, Goseck Circle in Germany, or Mexico’s Teotihuacan. To us, their purposes are a mystery, so we must speculate. Were they built for ancient religious ceremonies involving human sacrifices? Were they the work of ancient aliens as […]

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America has a Stonehenge, and It’s in New Hampshire!

Salem, New Hampshire is a small Main Street community located in the south-east corner of the state, right on the border of Massachusetts. Its location makes it a bedroom community for Boston. The town also has the distinction of being a pivotal plot point for the 1973 Robert Redford / Paul Newman film THE STING, […]

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5 Weird (Supposedly True) Urban Legends from Virginia

Every state has its share of urban legends and haunted tales. Most are handed down from generations of locals. However, with the advent of the internet these stories now reach a wider audience allowing us all to share in a once “locals only” tradition of storytelling. The following are five bizarre, supposedly true urban legends […]

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The Frightening Story of Kentucky’s Waverly Sanitarium

Are you tired of dragging your family to the same boring vacation spots? Look no further than the lovely historic Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky. Located at 4400 Paralee Avenue, this site has been featured on several paranormal shows such as GHOST HUNTERS and SCARIEST PLACES ON EARTH as one of the most haunted […]

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Four Absolutely Bizarre Tales from Florida

Over the past several years there has been an unusual trend of bizarre stories emerging from the state of Florida, so much so that it has developed a reputation for weirdness. Whether it be a man arrested for trying to shoot heroin in a police station bathroom or another man arrested for trying to ride […]

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The Unsolved Mystery of Detroit’s Occult Murders

When police arrived at 3587 Saint Aubin Street in Detroit, Michigan, on July 3, 1929, they found Benny Evangelista seated behind his desk, his hands neatly folded in his lap as though in prayer. They found his head on the floor right next to his feet. Upstairs they found Mrs. Santina Evangelista and their children- […]

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Could the Stairway to Hell be in North Dakota?

Although never popularized in an epic Led Zeppelin song, there are those who believe the stairway to hell might be in North Dakota. At its peak Tagus, North Dakota had a population of 140 residents in 1940. By 1970 that number had dwindled down to 14. And by 1976, Tagus was no longer an incorporated town. […]