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This Nanny-Cam Footage of a “Possessed Baby” is Freaky as Hell

Nothing gets the interwebs a-buzzin’ like creepy night-vision footage and little kids doing spooky things… so when the two are combined, just about everybody gets a case of the freakies. That’s definitely the case with this video depicting a toddler named Connor, who is clearly distressed by something in the middle of the night. Pretty […]

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The 10 Most Terrifying Native American Legends

In nearly all cultures, myths and legends can serve as cautionary tales, keeping one foot in practical reality and the other in the realm of the supernatural… and it’s no surprise that the most effective cautionary tales are also the scariest. The ancient lore of the indigenous peoples of North America are as varied and […]

Creepypasta 

The Man in This Clip Just Stares at You… But You’d Better Not Stare Back

This serving of creepypasta is more of an acquired taste, so to speak; it might just give you a slight sense of unease, it might be total WTF nonsense, or it might have a more… well, let’s say intense effect. Such is the unpredictable nature of the video clip entitled “Mereana Mordegard Glesgorv.” The origins […]

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Say “HI” to a New Nightmare in This Chilling Horror Short from India!

For several years, filmmaker Bahaish Kapoor has been a driving force behind several award-winning film projects produced by the KNK Acting Institute in Mumbai, India. His films (most of which are shot in English) span many genres, from romantic comedies to twisty thrillers… but his most memorable output so far falls firmly in the domain […]

Creepypasta 

Babysitters Beware… and Heed the Horrific Lesson of “The Statue”

Today’s creepypasta is based on an urban legend that predates the internet, and has since evolved into many different incarnations — probably due to the fact that it delivers maximum creeps in a short, simple and memorable tale of terror. Even today, there are still those who insist that the story of The Statue is […]

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Can You Watch as a Parasitic Worm is Removed From a Man’s Eye?

Did the photo and/or the headline above make you flinch? Yeah, well… sorry about that. I was about to reach for the eyewash myself after I came across this story. But then my morbid curiosity got the better of me. Anyhow, here’s the deal: the video below, courtesy of Ophthalmologist Shannon Wong, M.D., shows the […]

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This Baltimore Murder House Could Be the Scariest Site You’ve Never Heard Of

There’s an abandoned, overgrown house outside of Baltimore, Maryland that’s known by locals for its horrific history and creepy atmosphere. But only recently, it’s been drawing the attention of urban explorers and paranormal investigators — some of whom believe it to be the dwelling place of an extremely evil presence. According to police reports, on […]

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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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HBO Documentary BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN Investigates the Web’s Scariest Legend

If you’ve been keeping up with our regular creepypasta coverage, you’re probably quite familiar with the most recognizable, most notorious creepypasta character of all time: that faceless figure from your nightmares commonly known as The Slender Man. We first mentioned Slender in an in-depth creepypasta feature on our site’s official launch last October, and while […]

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Behold the Awesomely Creepy Horror Manga Cosplay of Mamakiteru

You may be thinking, “cosplay is so 2012″… but think again: now, the coolest thing ever is horror manga cosplay. Twitter user Mamakiteru has a unique cosplay specialty: she recreates individual panels from Japan’s beloved horror manga comics, with impressive results. Her favorite subject seems to be the works of Junji Ito — whose most […]

Creepypasta 

The Unsettling, Unsolved Mystery of “The Barbie Interview”

Many theories have circulated regarding the origin and authenticity of a fuzzy, distorted video simply titled barbie.avi [including a logical but particularly nightmarish suggestion that appears at the end of this article] but at present, all we have to go on is a particularly disturbing post from the unnamed individual who allegedly watched it in its entirety […]

Watch This Terrifying Live-Action Short Based on the “P.T.” Game Teaser

Back in August of 2014, legendary game designer Hideo Kojima (Metal Gear Solid) and genre icon Guillermo Del Toro (PAN’S LABYRINTH, CRIMSON PEAK) released P.T., a playable teaser for Silent Hills (yes, plural), Sony’s proposed (and later dropped) experimental reboot/sequel to the Silent Hill game series… and gamers everywhere immediately freaked out. The teaser’s bizarre nightmare […]

Creepypasta 

This Girl’s Little Pink Backpack Held a Terrifying Secret

This creepypasta has been frightening readers for years, first by way of Reddit and 4chan, then making the rounds on Tumblr, Imgur, 9gag, DeviantArt, and countless other social sites. It’s been shared under a few different titles, but nearly every incarnation involves the discovery of a little girl’s lost backpack, which contained a loose illustrated journal describing the […]

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HE DIES AT THE END… But You’re Still In for a Shock!

Here’s a sinister short from the vaults that made the festival rounds since its premiere in 2008, playing London’s Film4 Frightfest, L.A.’s Screamfest, New York City’s Horror Film Festival and the San Sebastien Horror & Fantasy Film Festival — winning accolades for Irish filmmaker Damian Mc Carthy, including “Best Horror/Thriller” in the Indie Short Film […]

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He Went Down to His Mother’s Basement… and Found the Ultimate Horror

One of the most unsettling of creepypastas reveals an unspeakable nightmare in the heart of your own home… in your immediate family… in your sense of identity, safety and security… none of which can be trusted in the realm of shadows. This week’s entry comes from Reddit’s notorious NoSleep community, and was first posted by […]