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Hidden Text in This Ancient Manuscript Can Only Be Read by X-Rays

On the surface it appears to be a religious book written in the 11th century, but researchers have long suspected that writings on a completely different subject are hiding beneath the visible text… and now, thanks to a lengthy and complex scanning procedure, experts finally have proof. Newsweek recently reported on a research project underway […]

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Revelations of the Pentagon’s Secret UFO Program Take a Disturbing New Turn

Last December, believers and skeptics alike were shocked by the emergence of a creepy video clip depicting an alleged encounter between a US Navy plane and one or more unidentified flying objects. If you’re one of the few who missed that story, here’s the footage in question: As you can imagine, that clip quickly went […]

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Sinkhole Reveals a Creepy Secret Room Beneath a Family’s Garage

Sinkholes are scary enough on their own… imagine minding your own business when the ground suddenly opens up to swallow whatever — or whomever — is unfortunate enough to be standing on that particular spot. Brittany Bush and her family were lucky enough to escape injury when one such hole literally caused the bottom to drop […]

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Five Conspiracy Theories That Are Actually Fun to Think About

Conspiracy theories used to be fun; they use to be this wacked-out “secret” information, circulated by wild-eyed cranks through Xeroxed ‘zines. Now it’s all cynically crafted political disinformation, weaponized on Facebook. Remember these? “The moon landing was fake!” “We’ve been tuning our musical instruments the EVIL way all these years!!” “Paul is dead!” Those are awesome. […]

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What Scientists Discovered at the Bottom of the World’s Deepest Hole

Considering some of the bizarre, nightmare-inducing creatures recently discovered at the most extreme depths of the Earth’s oceans [like these horrifying specimens, caught on live video near the bottom of the famous Mariana Trench], it’s surprising we haven’t heard more about what lies within the deepest tunnels and crevices on dry land… especially considering that […]

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The Dark and Horrible Secret of GREYWATER GARDENS

As with so many creepypasta tales, this entry was posted anonymously… and given the author’s grim secret, it’s easy to understand why he didn’t wish his identity to be discovered. As it turns out, on the property known as Greywater Gardens, it would seem dark secrets are a kind of currency. The author does not explain […]

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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 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 […]