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  • 10 Terrifying Haunted And Creepy Mask Stories

    There’s just something inherently fascinating and creepy about people in masks. Perhaps you’ve read the Goosebumps book or loved the film The Mask. On the other hand, perhaps you’re thinking of a creepy masquerade ball or the emotionless, bloodstained visage of Michael Myers. But there really is something extra horrifying about masks that it’s difficult […] More

  • Top 10 Curious And Creepy Mummified Remains

    Plenty of petrified people are unearthed every year. Despite this overpopulation, the fascination with the dried-out dead remains. It is not hard to see why. Mummies offer unexpected markings and ailments. They also appear to move and cluster together in bizarre imitations of a living society. Sometimes, all that remains are mummified pieces. Even these […] More

  • Top 10 Curious And Creepy Mummified Remains

    Plenty of petrified people are unearthed every year. Despite this overpopulation, the fascination with the dried-out dead remains. It is not hard to see why. Mummies offer unexpected markings and ailments. They also appear to move and cluster together in bizarre imitations of a living society. Sometimes, all that remains are mummified pieces. Even these […] More

  • 10 Civilizations That Sacrificed Human Children

    More often than not, we look back at the religious practices of old and even the ones still carried out today with anything from a raised eyebrow to a nauseating sense of moral disgust. It’s been fairly well-documented in scientific literature that humans act out in violence as a last resort, trying to stake their […] More

  • 10 Civilizations That Sacrificed Human Children

    More often than not, we look back at the religious practices of old and even the ones still carried out today with anything from a raised eyebrow to a nauseating sense of moral disgust. It’s been fairly well-documented in scientific literature that humans act out in violence as a last resort, trying to stake their […] More

  • 10 Insanely Scary Parasitizations Of The Human Body

    We have plenty of things living on and in us. Most of the organisms that reside on or in us are not only perfectly natural but perfectly healthy as well. From the bacteria and fungi that dwell on our skin to the microflora that call our gut home, most of these creatures actually help us […] More

  • 10 Most Haunted Buildings In New York City And Their Backstories

    New York City is well-known for its bustling Times Square, towering skyline, and Broadway theater shows. Yet, New York, like many big cities, has a storied history, and some of the buildings there have seen such tragic events that they are more notorious for their unfortunate pasts than their desirable architecture. Many ghost hunters and […] More

  • 10 Disturbing Cases Of Mass Hysterical Contagion Like ‘Bird Box’

    When Netflix released their feature film Bird Box in 2018, many viewers were left questioning what the “monster” was that drove everyone to suicide. One of the online theories is that the monster represented “mass hysterical contagion,” nowadays known as mass psychogenic illness (MPI), where a single individual suffers a psychogenic illness that spreads to […] More

  • 10 Holidays With Twisted, Dark, And Unusual Histories

    With the holidays wrapping up here in the Western world, many of us still have our Christmas lights up, our bellies full, and plenty of other cheerful things hanging around to remind us of our recent celebrations. Holidays in this day and age are a great way for us to share, laugh, love, and make […] More

  • 10 Nightmarish Flesh-Eating Pathogens That Consume Humans

    The phrase “flesh-eating” is nightmarish enough to stop anyone dead in their tracks, conjuring up images of flesh falling off of the bone, deep black necrosis, or perhaps a zombie apocalypse in which the undead are biting flesh from bone. Be it flesh-eating zombies, flesh-eating animals, or, even more terrifying, flesh-eating microscopic organisms, the idea […] More

  • 10 People Who Actually Lived With Human Corpses

    Most of us think of human corpses as disgusting, creepy things that we would do everything in our power to keep away from. They remind us of our own inevitable mortality as they stare back at us with blank, gazing eyes. But under certain circumstances, people have shown an incredible ability to overcome this fear. […] More

  • 10 Dark And Esoteric Occult Practices From History

    Throughout time, religious ideology and belief in the supernatural have both helped and terrified human beings. As prehistoric cave paintings have demonstrated, the belief in forces beyond our control and comprehension predate agriculture, civilization, alphabets, and other aspects of human life which came about when the hunter-gatherers first tamed the land and the animals. For […] More

  • 10 Chilling Theories Regarding The Dyatlov Pass Incident

    The events that occurred in the Ural Mountains at the beginning of February 1959, what would become known as the Dyatlov Pass incident, remain one of the 20th century’s most mysterious encounters—not least because we still don’t have a satisfactory or widely accepted explanation for why nine experienced hikers lost their lives in brutal ways. […] More

  • 10 Chilling Theories Regarding The Dyatlov Pass Incident

    The events that occurred in the Ural Mountains at the beginning of February 1959, what would become known as the Dyatlov Pass incident, remain one of the 20th century’s most mysterious encounters—not least because we still don’t have a satisfactory or widely accepted explanation for why nine experienced hikers lost their lives in brutal ways. […] More

  • 10 Creepy Things Bodies Can Do After Death

    The period soon after death can seem like a strange thing. During this time, the body undergoes various changes, shifting from living to being completely dead. While some of these changes—such as stiffening and changing color—are seen on crime TV shows, others seem a bit far-fetched for even the human body. Still, the things corpses […] More

  • 10 Families Who Lived A Real ‘Haunting Of Hill House’

    The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson tells the story of several people in one of the most haunted houses in the country. The novel has recently been reworked as a hit series on Netflix; reports of viewers passing out with fear from watching the show have circulated. The horror Jackson’s characters witnessed is […] More