The 13th Floor

Real Life Scares 

Five Extremely Creepy Things Making the News Right Now

I’m pretty sure you’ll agree 2017 has been off to a very rocky start… but hey, at least most of us aren’t being terrorized on the regular by menacing grass-goblins or disembodied shadow-lurkers (I’m assuming this, of course; I don’t really know your life). Alas, that can’t quite be said for some of the people […]

Real Life Scares 

Fisherman Tweets Pics of Deep-Sea Creatures, Entire World Screams in Horror

My first draft of this story was basically “NOPE NOPE NOPE NOPE,” all caps, over and over again, occasionally interrupted by “Oh wait, this one’s kinda cute,” then another avalanche of “Aw-hell-no.” As I recall, this went on for about six and a half paragraphs. For the sake of journalistic integrity, I decided to delete that […]

Scary Fun 

QUIZ: What Kind of Monster Will Kill You?

Sometimes, when I can’t sleep, I like to lay in bed and try to figure out what kind of monster I would most likely be killed by if monsters were real. What? You don’t do that? You never wonder if you’re the perfect meal for a werewolf? Or if you’re blood type is a vampire’s […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

We Examined That Infamous Google Earth “Kraken” Image — and We Know What It Is

Last week, one of the most-shared “weird news” articles to make the rounds is the latest of several “Google Earth Mysteries” — a strange and entertaining phenomenon that practically deserves its own category of viral legend. This one caught fire after being shared by popular UFO conspiracy theorist Scott Waring, who highlighted and enhanced a […]

Real Life Scares 

Does This Footage Show a Giant Monster in the River Thames?

A new video clip which recently surfaced on YouTube has thousands of viewers baffled and monster-hunters around the world booking flights to London. The footage below, which was shot from the Emirates Air Line cable car in Greenwich, across the Thames from London’s Millennium Dome, shows a massive dark shape rising briefly to the river’s murky surface […]