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VIDEO: Creepy “Ghost Train” Appears in CCTV Footage from China

The clip below allegedly surfaced online a little over a week ago, and is believed to contain security-camera footage from a railway station in the city of Baotou, China — footage which is currently being examined and debated due to its bizarre and still-unexplained images. The viral video was recently uploaded to YouTube by paranormal […]

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This NYC Commuter’s “Pet Goblin” is Weirding the Hell Out of Twitter

It all began when user @bootyslime, a.k.a. “the korns,” tweeted a series of pictures showing an unidentified commuter on a New York City subway sitting cozily next to a bizarre plush toy that looked like their mutant offspring. The weirdest part isn’t the doll itself (it’s actually cute, in a freaky kinda way), but the […]

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Creepypasta 

Doomed Commuter Documents Her Own Fate in Real-Time at “Kisaragi Station”

Today’s Creepypasta is particularly chilling due to the mystery surrounding its origins: while it made the usual Reddit rounds over the past few years, and made it to Creepypasta.com in 2012, the following exchange is believed to have originated in 2004 on a 2chan Japanese image board, when it insinuated itself into a discussion thread […]

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The Horrific True Story of Nazi Germany’s “S-Bahn Killer”

As horror fans, we are drawn to the darker side of life — and that often includes a preoccupation with true crime. Sure, we all have seen the countless (mostly terrible) movies based on Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, the usual round-up. I have so many books on the subject of serial killers, […]

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Hygiene Horrors: The Nightmarish Lesson of ’70s PSA Short THE FINISHING LINE

THE FINISHING LINE was meant to teach kids about train track safety. The only thing I took away from it was that in England in the 1970s, kids were training for BATTLE ROYALE with trains. A teacher’s warning about playing on the train tracks echoes through a young boy’s head… right before he fantasizes about killing […]

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Is This Texas Bridge Haunted by Murderous Monkeys?

In Henderson County, Texas, near the small town of Athens, a certain railway bridge has picked up a creepy nickname among locals: Monkey Bridge. The history behind it is even creepier than the name itself: according to local lore, the derailment of a circus train in the 1960s freed dozens of monkeys from their cages, and […]

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London Commuters Stalked by Nightmare Doll Twins

If you thought the Grady Twins from THE SHINING were terrifying, imagine how Londoners felt recently when their morning commute was accompanied by the arrival of two young girls wearing Victorian-era dresses and porcelain doll-like masks. According to Western Daily Press, the 10-year-old girls were spotted at various locations around London, including busy streets and […]