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Creepypasta 

When Texting Turns to Total Terror: “annie96 is Typing…”

The following text exchange reportedly first surfaced as a chat history from WhatsApp, and was later reposted in full, along with this anonymous introduction: While playing around with WhatsApp, I stumbled across a weird chat history between two people I don’t know. It scared the hell out of me. When I tried to find it again, […]

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Is “WHERE BAD KIDS GO” the Scariest TV Show Ever Made?

This chilling story can be traced back to an unnamed photojournalist from Lebanon, who recalls growing up in a constant state of fear and uncertainty during the mid-1980s, one of the most chaotic and war-ravaged periods in the country’s history. While the real-life nightmares of bombing runs, sniper fire and terrorist attacks were ever-present, the […]

News 

Expert Claims to Solve the Mystery of the “Screaming Hotel Ghost”

Haunted hotels seem to be all over the news lately, and we’re seeing new reports and updates to existing stories happening almost every week. But for this article we want to follow up on one particular hotel, previously featured in our list of Six Scary Paranormal Activity Videos from the Web: the site of the […]

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Man Sticks His Hand Into a Hole, Pulls Out Hundreds of Spiders

The unidentified dad seen in this video is completely arachnophobia-free… or totally batshit insane. Either way, watching what he does in the clip could give almost anyone nightmares for weeks. When the man and a group of kids (at least one of which is his own) discover that a fist-sized hole in a rock wall […]

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Five Unintentionally Creepy Commercials That Will Give You Nightmares

Sure, advertisers are just trying to tell you about their product, but sometimes the message misfires, and commercials end up being scary are hell. Check out some of our favorite unintentionally creepy commercials below! Baby Secret As a parent I would have a hard time sleeping knowing this doll is somewhere in my house. The First […]

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The Terrifying Final Transmission of “The Lost Cosmonaut”

In our quest for fresh creepypasta, our last couple of journeys into the dark realm of the underweb turned out to be total nightmare fuel. This time, we’re not just going deep into the vaults of history, but to the edge of space — for a bizarre and unexplained case involving the alleged disappearance of a […]

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The Horrifying Mystery of Charlie Noonan’s Last Photograph

As with every creepypasta cited here, I make no claims regarding the validity of my sources… but if you feel compelled to follow up with your own research, just be damn sure you know what you’re doing. This story — and the nightmarish photo that accompanies it — involves a man by the name of […]

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This Creepy Walking Doll Has the Entire World Horrified

It started a few years ago in Saltillo, Mexico, when someone shot footage of an unnervingly lifelike doll… a doll with black, soulless eyes… a doll that is shown holding a woman’s hand and apparently walking on its own. YouTube user Antonio Lopez uploaded the clip, which has recently gone viral; to date it’s been […]

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The Chilling Story Behind “The SCP Foundation”

As we patrol the darkest corners of the web in search of macabre myths, viral legends, paranormal conspiracy theories and other chilling tales, we also attempt to verify the sources of these terrifying tropes — but ultimately, the decision as to what is real and what is fantasy remains entirely up to you. You can […]

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Can You Solve the Mystery of this Disturbing Viral Video?

We’ve previously introduced you to some of the creepiest paranormal videos ever posted to YouTube (be sure to check them out if you’re ready for a sleepless night), but this find might be even more disturbing; despite making no claims to being supernatural in nature, there is something about this clip – and particularly the […]

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NORMAL PORN FOR NORMAL PEOPLE is Not Normal at All

Time for another helping of creepypasta – myths, legends and other chilling tales from the darkest recesses of the web — and this time you’d better buckle up, because we’re going down our darkest path yet, to examine alleged first-hand accounts of a website that may or may not have once existed: “Normal Porn for […]

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Six of the Scariest Paranormal Activity Videos from the Web

Amateur paranormal videos and home movies have been around a long time — decades before the internet was a thing, shaky Super-8 or early camcorder footage of Sasquatch, UFOs or local lake monsters made its way onto countless TV shows and documentaries. Deep down, most of us knew many of them were deliberately staged or […]

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The Haunting Phenomenon of “The Black Eyed Children”

It’s time for a look at one of the earliest — and still spookiest — viral stories to make the rounds: the unsolved mystery of the Black Eyed Children, also known as BEK (Black Eyed Kids). There have been enough diverse tales woven around the BEK phenomenon to put them in a creepypasta subcategory of […]

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The Ten Creepiest Creepypastas (That Aren’t Slender Man)

What exactly is this thing called creepypasta? Is it that lasagna atrocity your vegan roommate tried to force on you last week? Nope… unless, perhaps, you found a human finger in it, and when you showed her the grisly evidence, she just stared at you, unblinking… and slowly began to smile. For the uninitiated, creepypasta […]