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Creepypasta 

Secret Search for the “Gateway of the Mind” Ends in Horror — and Death

According to most accounts, this scenario allegedly took place within an undisclosed scientific facility in the year 1983, and its status as one of the internet’s most terrifying mysteries has been steadily rising since it was first circulated via Reddit’s NoSleep community in 2012. While it bears a strong resemblance to another infamous urban legend, […]

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 […]

Can Your Mind Handle The Terrifying “Music” of :STALAGGH: and :GULAGGH:?

When it comes to horror music, you have a lot to choose from — provided you have a strong stomach. If you have a high tolerance for extremely dark and wholly nihilistic death metal, than you have hundreds and hundreds of bands — most of them from Norway — who eagerly sing about ripping apart […]

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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Is “MEAT” the Work of Eccentric Filmmakers, a Sadistic Killer, or BOTH?

Many people out there claim to have solved the mystery behind this creepypasta… but most of their so-called “evidence” is still unsubstantiated and only accepted at face value… at this point, we may never know the complete truth. Even if the enigmatic YouTube user(s) known as “Meat” (aka “Meatsleep”) came forward with a rock-solid explanation […]

Media 

This Chilling Short Will Make You Think Twice About Using Snapchat

Alex J. Mann’s short film 3 SECONDS takes a familiar urban legend — the tale of the unseen home invader playing macabre pranks on a disoriented victim — and updates it for the modern age with a spooky and surreal twist. Allison Raskin wordlessly portrays a young woman whose sleep is interrupted by an unwanted […]

News 

Surfer’s GoPro Captures Shocking Footage of a FLYING Great White Shark!

Southern California Surfers Drew Palumbo and Ben Slayback like to shoot drone and GoPro videos of their aquatic adventures. But last week, Palumbo caught a terrifying glimpse of something the pair had never seen in person before… and they’d probably prefer never to see it the same way again. While surfing last Monday off Sunset […]

Media 

Hygiene Horrors: Remembering the Nightmarish 1973 Saftety Short LONELY WATER

So-called “mental hygiene” filmstrips gained popularity after WWII and were main sources of instruction through the 1980s. These films, often unintentionally hilarious, were meant to offer guidance for children and teens, ranging in topics from sex education, safety, drugs, dating, social etiquette, and physical and mental health topics. Frequently, these films used scare tactics; other times, […]

Creepypasta 

This Deep Web Search Revealed a Nightmare of Depravity and Death

[NOTE: This creepypasta report contains subject matter which some people may find disturbing] This is one of many horrific tales that begin in the uncharted virtual underworld known by many as the “Deep Web” — a seemingly endless landscape of hidden sites and digital media which can’t be reached by conventional web browsers such as […]

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The Clue to a Grisly Unsolved Murder is “The Face in the Middle of the Dark”

Today’s creepypasta is an old favorite, and by that I mean it’s been giving readers vivid nightmares for over a decade now (which, by Internet standards, is practically vintage). This story is also shrouded in mystery — much more so than many of the most popular and long-since-debunked web legends — and while the tale […]

News 

Does This Creepy Photo Prove THE SHINING’s Stanley Hotel is Really Haunted?

Since you’re here, we’re going to assume that you’re a horror fan, and if you’re a horror fan, then we’ll also assume that you’re quite familiar with THE SHINING — whether it be Stephen King’s classic novel, Stanley Kubrick’s epic 1980 film, or even the 1997 miniseries which King produced. You probably also know that […]

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This Custom-Built KILLERDRONE Went on a Chainsaw Massacre!

There are certain, uh… let’s say “unique” ideas that cross a very thin line between “This is the most awesome thing in the history of awesome things” and “Dear God I’ve just made a horrible mistake, RUN!” A team of filmmakers, part-time inventors and (possibly) full-time nutcases who call themselves NoodleTail didn’t just cross that […]

Creepypasta 

The Horrifying History of Tara the Android

The freakiest tales, rumors and theories ever to catch fire on the web often begin with mysterious video footage (previous examples we’ve covered here include the nightmarish “Agamemnon Counterpart,” the eerie “Mereana Mordegard Glesgorv” and the notorious “Barbie Interview”). One of the earliest videos to spark the imaginations of countless social media users is a […]

News 

Watch This Dinosaur Go on a Terrifying Rampage in a Parking Garage!

From reading our news feed, you might be inclined to think Australia is literally overrun with deadly spiders and snakes. Well, that’s partially true… but did we mention they have a slight dinosaur problem as well? Okay, so it’s not a real problem, but that’s not what the victims of this vicious video prank thought […]

Creepypasta 

AGAMEMNON COUNTERPART: A Nightmarish Viral Video That Infects Your Mind

There are viral videos, and there are VIRAL videos. That is, some videos have a mythical reputation for invading viewers’ subconscious minds through images and sounds, infecting their unprepared brains like a digital parasite. One of these notorious clips — and the source of this infamous creepypasta — goes by the cryptic name “Agamemnon Counterpart.” The […]