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The Bizarre Viral Mystery of Daisy Brown and Her Pet Monster

In past features, we’ve delved into the output of some pretty disturbing, baffling and unexplained online media “celebrities” — including the still-active “Chip-Chan” or the even more demented ANIMALHEAD, to name just a few. It’s impossible to keep up with all of them, since dozens more seem to pop up every day. But when one user/creator […]

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Houston Homeowner Discovers Woman’s Remains Trapped in a Wall

There have been countless horror stories from new-home buyers — some of which include shocking revelations about the property’s previous owners which the seller either failed to reveal, or simply didn’t know about. We’re assuming this is a case of the latter. According to KHOU News, police were called to the scene after the tenant […]

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Ghost Hunters Question an Alleged Poltergeist… and Get an Unexpected Reply [VIDEO]

Paranormal investigator Kyle Thompson is a former soldier and doesn’t scare too easily… so when he gets a little freaked out, I’m thinking his fellow ghost-hunters should pay very close attention to their present situation. One notable and unsettling example is an incident Thompson’s team recently captured on camera, while taking readings in a house […]

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Divers Discover a Gigantic Labyrinth of Eerie Underwater Caves in Mexico

While exploring the flooded caves of San Actun and Dos Ojos in Tulum, Mexico, archaeologists have stumbled upon an incredible, record-breaking find — which may also cast more light on the history and mysterious rites of the ancient Mayans. According to CNN, members of the Great Maya Aquifer Project (GAM) team have spent the past […]

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Painting’s Former Owner Says It’s Haunted by a “Shadow Person”

After purchasing an eerie acrylic painting entitled “Soul Bowl” at an antique shop in New Zealand, the new owner soon developed what you might call a paranormal case of buyer’s remorse. As reported by the NZ Herald, the unnamed person — who bought the painting at Resale Therapy in Village Centre, Pauanui — began to […]

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The Truth Behind “Jetpack Pilot” Sighted Over Mexico? [VIDEO]

The interwebs have been a-buzzin’ over a short video shot in the Mexican state of Baja California — footage which seems to depict a shiny cylindrical object hovering high above the road. The unnamed photographer was reportedly driving through the area when she spotted the vertical shape — which some viewers have described as a […]

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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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The Horrific Mystery of DR. EMMITT’S RESEARCH: Part 2

NOTE: Be sure to read Part 1 of this feature first [follow this link], or you’ll be up to your eyeballs in spoilers… The eerie, mind-boggling circumstances surrounding the death and/or disappearance of noted anthropologist W.M. Emmitt, Ph.D. – as documented by his former teaching assistant and posted to an occult-themed subreddit in 2012 – […]

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The Horrific Mystery of DR. EMMITT’S RESEARCH: Part 1

According to Reddit lore, today’s creepypasta – the first of two chapters – was once posted on a now-defunct forum primarily focused on… well, let’s call them “unorthodox experiments.” Topics on that board were said to have been sourced from actual research and included a wealth of data – including documents, photos and video clips […]

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The Chilling Saga of “Dear David” Continues with a Disturbing New Video… and More

Remember when I told you about Adam Ellis, whose regular tweets about his allegedly haunted apartment — and a dead boy who may have murderous intentions — have gone insanely viral this month? Well, his saga of a creepy little ghost nicknamed “Dear David” is still unfolding… with some nightmarish new twists. It all began […]

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Nightmarish Video Shows a Blood-Red Cloud Descending on a Brazilian Town

If you’re already on edge anticipating the cosmic horrors in the wake of this year’s historic solar eclipse (assuming you’re reading this in North America, that is), the following story probably won’t be very reassuring… A post shared by ?Irenny Vieira ? (@irenny_ynneri) on Aug 17, 2017 at 4:47pm PDT In fact, when it comes […]

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This Mysterious Phone Call Contains a Terrifying Hidden Message

The recording has come to be known as “Hypno’s Lullaby” — but its origins remain a total mystery since it was first discovered 30 years ago this month, at the site of a grisly crime which also remains unsolved to this day. According to police reports, the following message was left on the answering machine […]

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Recalling a Horrifying Childhood Encounter With THE COUCH

Childhood fears lurk at the heart of so many viral horror tales — from dark, fuzzy memories of lost TV episodes, to murderous predators lurking in the deepest shadows of the bedroom — and those nightmares sometimes return to haunt us as we grow older. Such is the case for one anonymous user known only […]

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If You Find This Envelope in Your Mailbox… You’re Doomed

While the majority of creepypastas have unknown origins, there’s a very good reason the teller of this short but potent tale wishes to remain anonymous — a reason you’ll soon come to appreciate. The post which made its way to the Creepypasta Wiki is the only record of this author’s terrifying encounter with an intruder […]

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Have You Seen THIS MAN? You’re Not Alone…

When I first launched this column nearly two years ago, I offered a quick primer on some of the most notorious and heavily-shared viral tales known as creepypasta. Among the most enduring of these legends are a nightmare gallery of villains… of course, there’s the iconic and headline-grabbing Slender Man, but creepy web lore contains […]